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Piling Canada Q4 is here!

Operators can now put "eye" wherever they need them

By Barb Feldman

 

In 2012, a potential customer pre-sented Chris Machut’s company with a problem: “How can tugs or towboats see what’s in front of them if they have a giant barge in front? They’re literally piloting that vessel blind,” and radar might not be able to pick up kayakers or small ves-sels, for example. Netarus met the cus-tomer’s challenge with the “TugCam,” a portable camera system designed to improve safety, increase situational awareness and eliminate blind spots on towboats and tugboats, even in complete darkness. of them if they have a giant barge in front? They’re literally piloting that vessel blind,” and radar might not be able to pick up kayakers or small ves-sels, for example. Netarus met the cus-tomer’s challenge with the “TugCam,” a portable camera system designed to improve safety, increase situational awareness and eliminate blind spots on towboats and tugboats, even in complete darkness.

 

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Hercules Machinery revolutionizing Hercules Machinery revolutionizing worksites since 1998

Hercules Machinery introduced the first side-grip in the indus-try 17 years ago and since then has perfected the Movax® Sonic SideGrip®, placing more than 500 units at worksites through-out the U.S. and Canada. An excavator-mounted attachment, this vibratory pile driver features an articulating side-grip with two unique side-gripping jaws and one bottom jaw that deliver unmatched dexterity when handling, driving or extracting nearly any style of piling.

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