Mini Skid Steer
Big Machine Features
The Ditch Witch SK650 mini skid steer has a 31-hp Kubota turbo diesel engine. It directs 20 net hp to the attachment, enabling it to outperform other comparable machines, manufacturer says. The SK650 also features an eight-gallon fuel tank and large hydraulic tanks mounted on the outside of the machine’s frame. The Charles Machine Works Inc.; 800/654-6481;

Tool Control
Hydraulic Auxiliary Function
The Liebherr ToolControl allows the operator to program and store up to 10 different combinations of oil flow and pressure for hydraulic tools and select them from the cab. Push-button controls select required flow rate and pressure for the hammer, shear, grapple and more. It is used in conjunction with LIKUFIX, the company’s patented hydraulic coupling system, and hydraulic tool changes can be completed without leaving the cab. Liebherr Construction Equipment Co.; 757/245-5251;

Communication Cable Cutter
Battery Powered
The new ES85 battery-powered communication cable cutter is designed to meet the needs of companies and contractors installing or removing underground and overhead telephone cables. The tool features a compact design that permits it to be used in tight locations such as trenches and pedestals. It can cut cables up to 3 1/4 in. cleanly with minimal distortion in about eight seconds, according to the manufacturer. The ES85 uses a powerful 14.4 NiCD battery. Greenlee, a Textron company; 815/397-7070;

Tool Theft Deterrent
With Activation Key
The new electronic TPS Theft Protection System is available for many of Hilti’s tools. The easy-to-use system puts tool owners and users in control and can be customized to best fit their needs. The TPS consists of a company card, activation key and electronic module inside the tool. If the tool is stolen, it will lock after 20 minutes and cannot be restarted without the activation key. The system works with the Hilti serial number tracking system. Hilti Inc.; 800/879-8000;

Diesel Boom Lift
Versatile Articulation
Manufacturer introduces the new HA 41 PX with a 134-ft-high diesel-articulated boom lift. It is versatile due to its articulation point at 54 ft and its 63-ft outreach. It has a fly jib range of 140º and features four-wheel drive and steering, with swinging, extendible axles and simultaneous controls. Haulotte Group; +33 (0)4 77 29 21 58;