Holds Mixer

Shipped complete in one package, the Little Champ 2-cu-ft concrete mixer is now available in an easy-to-assemble, three-part breakaway pedestal. The 25CMPT features a tilt pole that sets snuggly inside the two leg components, which is designed to hold the mixer and allow it to dump. The unit can be assembled and disassembled quickly providing for easy transport and storage, according to the manufacturer. The pedestal and mixer are shipped complete in one package. Stone Construction Equipment Inc.; 585/229-5141;

Automatic Actuator

Improvements to Kenco's line of barrier lifters now include an automatic actuator that allows for hands-free barrier movement and increased lifting capacities to 40,000 lb. The lifters can be used on any concrete surface such as median barriers, sound walls, curbing and piling. Additional features include a 5-to-1 grip on the barrier to safely grip load. It can accommodate continuous and vertical slope barriers and handle barriers up to 40 ft long. Kenco; 724-238-3387;

Truck- or Trailer-Mounted Units

Powered by a 25-hp Kohler motor, the new CS418 core saw is designed for cutting a variety of materials including asphalt, concrete and reinforced concrete. It is capable of cutting a 4 to 18-in. hole up to 24 in. deep using carbide or diamond bits. The core saw is available with versatile truck- or trailer-mounted setups and allows access under pavement for utility locating, jacking, patch repair and core sampling. A cold clutch start is optional. Vermeer Manufacturing Co.; 888/837-6337;

Collapsible Frame

Newly introduced Mini Brutus, a cable puller suitable for pulls in tight locations, is rated for continuous pulls up to 2,000 lb. The system uses a standard Rigid or mini-Collins pipe threader as the power drive unit and pulls up to 18 ft per minute. The unit is equipped with a multiposition adjustable arm that extends over 9 ft to increase versatility and allow cable pulls from any direction, a collapsible frame (44 in. x 131/2 in. x 18 in.) for easy storage and 51/2-in. wheels for added jobsite portability. The self-contained unit is designed for tight locations. Gardner Bender; 800/624-4320;

Comfort Side Handle

The new P13KDE autofeed screw gun is designed for subfloor and decking applications. It can drive fasteners from 1 to 3 in. long and has all the product features of the P13 series including the posi-lock depth settings, 2,500 rpm Milwaukee motor and reliable steel feeding system. Weighing only 7 lb, the tool with extension is 36 in. long. It is equipped with a comfort side handle and non-slip nose piece for safety. Pam Fastening; 704/394-3141;

Land Clearing Applications

This 90-in. Brushcat rotary cutter is a land clearing tool designed to handle tough brush clearing jobs at construction sites, powerline access roads, trails, ditches and lakefront property. It can be operated traveling in both forward and reverse, and the flotation linkage allows the deck to float over ground contours. The tool is equipped with dual spindles and a patented blade shutoff system that stops blade rotation when the cutter is raised off the ground. It is approved for use on various Bobcat loader models. Bobcat Co.; 701/241-8700;

For Road or Highway Repair

Boral RoadMix Base is a coal combustion product. The aggregate base material is blended from an angular aggregate and stabilized with a self-cementing pellitized fly ash binder. It provides good adhesion with asphalt pavement and can be used for parking lots, as backfill for trenchwork and more. Boral Material Technologies Inc.; 210/349-4069; Fax: 210/349-8512

Near Zero Tail Swing Line

The 86-hp, 30,865-lb PC138USLC-2 near- zero-tail-swing excavator allows operators to minimize workspace and operate in extremely confined work settings that are inaccessible to standard machines. The new model loads within the track width of the machine, requiring only one lane of traffic to be closed during road work. It is powered by the maker's turbocharged S4D102E-1 four-cylinder, water-cooled engine and features a 20,940-lb bucket digging force and 14,890-lb arm force. Komatsu America International Co.; 847/970-4100;