New Holland Launches Pipelaying Dozer

CAROL STREAM, ILL, [October 28, 2008]: New Holland™s Crawler Dozers already impress through their powerful and fuel efficient Tier III FPT engine, excellent blade and track forces as well as maximum ground clearance and stability. Now these reliable machines further expand their versatility as New Holland adds an optional sideboom attachment for pipelaying applications.


            With the introduction of the new, hydraulic sideboom option, initially available on models D85B and D95B, New Holland provides contractors with the flexibility they need to meet the growing demand for pipeline construction across North America.


            The attachment offers a lift capacity of 20,000 lbs. and features a three lever hydraulic control system which permits the operator simultaneous control of load and boom functions. This easy-to-operate system greatly reduces training time and increases operator safety.


            The 15 foot sideboom conveniently folds for ease of transportation, and two extendable counterweight segments, each 1,120 lbs, can be easily removed for shipping. While the counterweights add maximum stability, the attachment™s low and compact design guarantees optimum balance and control as well excellent visibility, so the operator can concentrate on the job at hand.


Quick release hinge pins allow for easy boom removal and maintenance, perfectly complementing the dozer™s outstanding serviceability. The New Holland crawler dozers are the only machines in their size class to have an easy-tilt platform for convenient access that allows daily maintenance to be done from ground level. Serviceability of machine and attachment translates directly into time and money savings for the owner and operator.


The New Holland D85B and D95B provide the power and productivity customers need and the serviceability and low total cost of ownership they demand. Combined with the new sideboom attachment for pipelaying applications, which adds further versatility to the machines™ outstanding dozing and backfilling functions, the D85B and D95B are the ideal choice for any job, no matter how demanding. New Holland crawler dozers are manufactured at the company™s plant in Calhoun, GA.


About New Holland Construction:

New Holland Construction manufactures and markets a full line of skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, loader backhoes, tractor loaders, excavators, wheel loaders, telehandlers, crawler dozers and motor graders. Drawing from the strength and resources of its brand network, New Holland Construction delivers technological innovation and the highest in safety and environmental standards. New Holland Construction customers are supported by a network of 700 dealers and more than 1,800 outlets in 100 countries. For more information on New Holland Construction, visit

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