All Trenchers Articles

Ditch Witch launches new ride-on trencher
The RT70 trencher is aimed at customers in the electric utility and fibre sectors
Ditch Witch launches new microtrencher
Manufacturer’s new MT26 Microtrencher attachment is said to be “the widest on the market”.
Cross Country Infrastructure Services expands in Texas
Cross Country Infrastructure Services in the US has opened a fourth location in Texas, at Carrizo Springs, to add to its sites in Houston, Odessa and Pecos
New Product Showcase
With Covid-19 restrictions causing trade events like Intermat, IRE and APEX to be cancelled, IRN presents an overview of some of the products that would have been launched
Groundforce opens excavation training centre
Groundforce said the increase in basement construction projects has led to a need for more training on safe excavations.
Philippi trenching technology
New trenching technology from Philippi-Hagenbuch said to improve cut size and reduce cutting dust by 50%
Ditch Witch launches new ride-on trencher
US manufacturer of underground construction equipment introduces the RT30 trencher.
Ditch Witch acquires Astec trenching & trenchless businesses
Sale of utility trencher & drill businesses to Toro has been followed by disposal of parts of Astec’s Trencor and American Augers ranges.
Utilities: Gaining ground in new markets
Demand for specialist utilities equipment is growing beyond the traditional mature markets of North America and Europe.
Vermeer invests US$1 million in new rental push
Vermeer said it is taking a new approach to the rental market by developing products specifically for rental and by making a US$1 million investment to support its rental programme.
Toro buys utility equipment from Astec Underground
Landscaping and mini-skid steer manufacturer The Toro Company has acquired a range of utility and underground equipment from Astec Underground, a subsidiary of Astec Industries, for an undisclosed price.
About the Rock Hawg
Tesmec makes a range of carriers for trenching a rock excavation and they are available with rocksaw, chainsaw, bucket or Rock Hawg attachments.
VIDEO: Excavation revelation
A Tesmec ‘Rock Hawg’ mechanical rock excavator made short work of digging a new haul road ramp at Lafarge’s Whitwell quarry in the UK. In fact it was so impressive that the company is hoping to use a larger model for high-volume extraction in sensitive areas. Chris Sleight reports.
Challenging Changes: what's new in the European utility market
Manufacturers of equipment used to construct underground utilities are developing new machines and techniques in order to meet the changing needs of the market.
Augers well
Auger Torque Europe has launched two new trenching attachments capable of cutting trenches between 50 mm and 250 mm wide.
Green equipment
A round-up of the latest gardening and landscaping equipment.