Compact Equipment

SEP 2018

Compact Equipment is a magazine dedicated to equipment owners and operators of small, nimble, tool-carrying construction, landscape and ag equipment — such as skid steers, mini excavators, compact tractors, generators compressors and beyond.

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10 Compact Equipment SEPTEMBER 2018 Entering its 53rd season, registra- tion is now open for Volvo's 2018- 2019 Road Institute, one of the paving industry's premier training programs. Offering a mix of classroom and hands-on training on a variety of op- erations and maintenance topics, ses- sions start in late October 2018 and continue through May 2019. "We encourage people to register early because sessions fill up fast. That's especially true of our extreme- ly popular Paver and Compactor Operation and Maintenance class," said Wayne Tomlinson, Road Insti- tute compaction training specialist. "Our students leave the classes with increased knowledge that will help them produce better quality mats, reduce operation and maintenance costs and improve on a variety of other skills." Sessions last two to five days and are held at the Road Institute Train- ing Center in Shippensburg and Chambersburg, Pa., and at the Road Institute West location in Phoenix. All instructors have decades of expe- rience, and they incorporate train- ing on the latest DOT requirements. The paver and compactor operator courses also qualify toward NAPA Diamond Paving commendation re- quirements. The 2018-2019 course schedule can be viewed at roadin- stitute.com and includes everything for paver and compactor operation and maintenance to automatic grade and slope system lessons. KIOTI TRACTOR CONTINUES TO EXPAND PRODUCTS, POPULAR DK10 LINE With a rear external three-point control lever and hydraulic indepen- dent PTO, the DK10SEs delivers serious power to implements. Kioti Tractor just keeps releasing new units. The company recently announced it had ex- panded its popular DK10 product line with the introduction of eight new compact tractor mod- els in the DK10SE Series available across North America. The DK10SE series includes four cab models — the DK4210SE HC, DK4710SE HC, DK5310SE HC and DK6010SE HC — and four ROPS models — the DK4210SE HST, DK4710SE HST, DK5310SE HST and DK6010SE HST. The new models offer top-of-the-line comfort and performance to tackle most any job, says Kioti. They join the DK4510, DK5010 and DK5510 ROPS models, introduced in 2014. With these recent additions to the expansive DK10 line, op- erators can choose the tractor that best fits their needs. Engine gross horsepower from 40 to 58 and PTO horsepower from 29 to 45 offer opera- tors top-notch power in the field. For more info, visit kioti.com . The paver and compactor class with a Spanish-language focus will be Feb. 19-22. VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ANNOUNCES 2018-2019 ROAD INSTITUTE COURSE SCHEDULE CE News

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