Established in 1996, utility contracting company ECI Telecom (ECI) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, spent its first years of operation primarily serving multi-system operator (MSO) cable television companies. This was during the peak of the telecommunications construction boom.
Ditch Witch Australia's Stewart Brown and Charles Machine Works' Cliff Lyle presented Kennards, the largest small equipment rental company in Australia, with a restored C99 trencher for the company's museum. Kennards, a family-owned company, has been in business for more than 60 years.
PERRY, Oklahoma—The Ditch Witch® organization announces the release of the new XT855 excavator-tool carrier, a compact, multi-function machine that features an excavator with a 260-degree swing plus a tool carrier that can drive as many as 70 compact utility attachments.
PERRY, Oklahoma—The Ditch Witch® organization announces the release of the PR100, the company's newest and most powerful pipe bursting system. Each component of the PR100—the bursting unit, power pack, and job box—is designed and manufactured by the Ditch Witch organization.
The story of the Ditch Witch brand begins with the product itself, a mechanical tool developed by Ed Malzahn in Perry, Oklahoma, to solve an age-old problem: the tedious, time-consuming effort of digging residential utility trenches with a pick and shovel. Ed didn't have a name for his product when he began towing and showing it to customers.
PERRY, Oklahoma—The Ditch Witch® organization announces the release of a new ride-on trencher, the RT45, an upgrade of the company's popular RT40.
PERRY, Okla.—The Ditch Witch® organization announces the release of the RT80, a utility-based, fully hydrostatic trencher with a compact footprint and an 83 gross horsepower (62 kW) turbocharged diesel engine.