Category Archives: Technology

Volvo CE unveils fully electric compact excavator prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine — known as the EX2 — to industry specialists, policymakers, the media and academics at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit on Tuesday, May 16. The 100 percent electric compact excavator prototype delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced […]

John Deere, LHP Telematics collaborate to simplify data management for construction professionals

MOLINE, IL — In an effort to simplify data management and enhance job site productivity, John Deere and LHP Telematics — an industry leader in creating custom telematics solutions for the heavy equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM) marketplace and aftermarket construction fleets — are joining forces to further advance the proficiencies of John Deere WorkSight™ […]

Ridewell launches air ride single point suspension

Ridewell Suspensions has released the first model of its air ride single point suspensions in the new RAR-254. The Ridewell air ride single point suspension leverages proven components of the popular model RAR-266 suspension to provide the smoothness of an air-ride suspension with the advantages of a single point, pedestal mount suspension.

Doosan Portable Power offers LED fixtures as option on select light tower models

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Portable Power has added light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures as an option for LSC, LS, L6 and L8 light tower models. LED fixtures are compatible with Doosan light towers and are available as a factory installed option or as an aftermarket retrofit kit.

MAC Equipment, LLC hosts Mobile Barrier demo

MAC Equipment, LLC of Albany, NY recently held a demonstration of Mobile Barriers MBT-1 mobile protection unit, inviting local road contractors, NY DOT representatives and the NY Thruway Authority to come and learn about this innovative piece of safety equipment. MAC Equipment has been providing sales, rentals and service of construction equipment since 2001 and […]