Soil Connect and K-Tec Earthmovers are working together to promote responsible and efficient earthmoving and material transportation practices across the US. In order to bring awareness to the common pitfalls and inefficiencies faced by today’s dirt movers, the companies have agreed to work together to educate the earthmoving industry through multiple cross-promotional channels about new technologies and best practices.
Complete your earthmoving projects with the right equipment. Scrapers, also called pans, are designed specifically for moving large quantities of earth. Excavators are designed for diverse applications including earthmoving. Which is the best option for earthmoving applications?
Initial construction is under way on two Arizona East Valley freeway projects designed to open more travel options for drivers in the east Mesa and south Gilbert areas. Equipment featured onsite include a K-Tec pull pan scraper and Case IH Steiger tractor.
The former boomtown of Jeffrey City in Freemont County is located on Highway 287 about 90 miles west of Casper, Wyoming. The community experienced rapid population and economic growth in conjunction with the previously profitable and high-demand uranium mining industry during the Cold War era. As the local mining district attempted to meet the ever-growing demand for the radioactive element during the Cold War arms race with the Soviet Union, the focus was solely on political tensions, without a vision for the long-lasting environmental implications.
Towed scrapers tend to be less expensive, versatile, and productive. In highway and other construction applications, scrapers are used for moving soil over long distances (up to 2 miles). Pull-pan ejector scrapers provide three important functions of self-loading material in the cut zone, transporting the material on the haul road, and finely spreading the material out in the fill area—all in one machine. These requirements make pull pan ejector scrapers the right choice for bulk earthwork operations associated with roadway building, clearing and grubbing, and site development.
There are appealing advantages to equipment operated rentals, where the skill of the operator is often the key to the success and profitability of the project. Today, this trend of equipment operated rental (EOR) is spreading across regions of the United States as an acceptably advantageous strategy for moving material.