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Equipment | HYDREMA US INC. Hydrema US Inc. retta, Ga. • Headquarters: Alpha • US Employees: 7 moving equipment • Specialty: Earthad the y, w h h “Historicallght-eto-avewer ratio highest weiustry.” po in the ind ive vice president new 912HM »Hydrema'shas the lowestdump truck reportedly ground cut –Krestin Binder, exe pressure of any on the market. Tiptoeing Truck HYDREMA SEES LIGHT DUMP TRUCKS AS AN IMPORTANT NICHE IN NORTH AMERICA. BY RUSS GAGER W hen building roads through old-growth forest, ice roads over delicate tundra or spreading manure over a farm field, ground compaction is a constant concern. Having a dump truck that is as light on its wheels and fuel-efficient as possible is of crucial importance. That is the niche being filled by dump trucks from Hydrema, a family-owned Danish company that has been selling its products itself in North America since 2005. “Articulated dump trucks are a niche market,” Executive Vice President Krestin Binder explains. “We do lightweight, small articulated dump trucks, which again is a niche in a niche. By far, our largest product and what we push the most in the states is definitely our trucks.” Some of the many uses of the company’s dump trucks are in reclamation jobs, environmental projects – such as digging a pond, building a new forest road or building and traveling on ice roads – backfilling along a basement foundation in an existing neighborhood, building sand traps, bunkers and greens on a golf course or utility jobs where only one lane needs to be closed because of the trucks’ small size. “Anyplace where you have confined space or need lower ground pressure and a smaller capacity, that’s where they really shine,” Binder notes. Several of Hydrema’s dump trucks have a multitip swing console that allows the truck bed to rotate 180 degrees and side-dump the load. The company’s largest dump truck has a 22-ton capacity. Major manufacturers typically start their product range with 25- or 30-ton capacity dump trucks. But it is not just capacity that sets Hydrema apart from its competitors. 195 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
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