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The Wirtgen Group at Bauma: “The Future in Roadbuilding – Smart. Safe. Sustainable.”

The Wirtgen Group at Bauma: “The Future in Roadbuilding – Smart. Safe. Sustainable.”

More than 90 Exhibits and 33 World Premieres on an Exhibition Space of 13,000 Square Meters In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation. The industry’s trendsetting technology leader, and second-largest exhibitor, is once […]

New CASE E Series excavators reloaded with major evolution in operator experience

New CASE E Series excavators reloaded with major evolution in operator experience

Two new size classes, massive new operator interface with new control customizations/configurations, improved engine performance and hydraulics all drive greater performance and operational gains  CASE Construction Equipment continues turning heads with major rollouts — on the heels of introducing the first-of-its-kind CASE Minotaur™ DL550 compact dozer loader, the manufacturer is completely reloading its entire line […]

Milestone: Caterpillar surpasses 5 billion tonnes of material autonomously hauled

Milestone: Caterpillar surpasses 5 billion tonnes of material autonomously hauled

A mining industry first for autonomous haulage achieved in less than 10 years Roughly nine months after reaching the 4-billion-tonne (4.4-billion-ton) autonomously hauled milestone, trucks equipped with Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling have now moved over 5 billion tonnes (5.5 billion tons). Cat autonomous trucks are on pace to eclipse previous record totals of materials […]

Raising the bar in challenging, large-capacity hoist installations

Raising the bar in challenging, large-capacity hoist installations

Supplying, installing, load testing and LOLER certifying a wide range of manual and powered hoist units, Hoist & Winch Ltd has extensive experience and expertise in all kinds of industrial lifting operations. However, certain projects require special know-how, such as the installation of large-capacity, electric-powered wire-rope hoists in challenging and restricted access applications. And yet […]

Doosan DD100 dozers are in full production and on their way to North America

Doosan DD100 dozers are in full production and on their way to North America

The new Doosan® DD100 dozers are being produced at the manufacturing facility in South Korea. Customers can expect to see an increasing number of Doosan dozers in North America as more machines arrive at dealerships. Doosan Infracore North America unveiled its first dozer at a media event last December in Arizona: the 10-metric-ton DD100. The pre-prototype […]

Mecalac introduces new swing loader models to the North American market

Mecalac introduces new swing loader models to the North American market

NORFOLK, MA – Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduces three new swing loader models to the North American market. The all-new AS750, AS850 and AS1000 models join the previously released swing loaders, the AS600, AS900tele, AS1600 and AS210, rounding out a comprehensive series that has revolutionized […]

Martin Engineering’s “Go Pink!” Breast Cancer Campaign expands to conveyor products

Martin Engineering’s “Go Pink!” Breast Cancer Campaign expands to conveyor products

The pioneer in industrial vibration and bulk material handling technologies is announcing this year’s annual program to support breast cancer education, screening, treatment and research around the world. Continuing its commitment during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S., Martin Engineering invites customers to “Go Pink!”  For the month of October, along with replacing […]

CASE Kicks Off “The Groundbreaker Roadshow” to bring the all-new, industry-first CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader to customers across North America

CASE Kicks Off “The Groundbreaker Roadshow” to bring the all-new, industry-first CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader to customers across North America

Fans across North America need not wait any longer. Starting September 14, the industry-first CASE Minotaur DL550 will be making its way across the United States and Canada on The Groundbreaker Roadshow — showcased at more than 50 CASE dealer locations. “Minotaur has a massive fan following and we’re giving it the rock star treatment […]

Vermeer adds Max Line of grinder tips

Vermeer adds Max Line of grinder tips

Vermeer is enhancing its grinder tip line with the introduction of long-lasting
max grinder tips. They contain the maximum amount of carbide to provide durability grinder operators can count on, which translates into more time on the job and less time spent changing tips. These durable grinder tips are designed for a precise fit, eliminating the time […]

BHP, Caterpillar and Finning announce an agreement to replace entire haul truck fleet at Escondida Mine in Chile

BHP, Caterpillar and Finning announce an agreement to replace entire haul truck fleet at Escondida Mine in Chile

IRVING, TEXAS – BHP Group Limited (BHP), Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar), and Finning International Inc. (Finning) announced recently an agreement to replace BHP’s entire haul truck fleet at the Escondida mine, the world’s largest copper producer, located in the Antofagasta Region, northern Chile.

John Deere unveils G-tier compact wheel loader models

John Deere unveils G-tier compact wheel loader models

• John Deere announces three new Compact Wheel Loader models as an expansion to its performance tiering strategy. The G-tier Compact Wheel Loaders offer customers simplified and rugged solutions on the job. • The brand-new 184 G-tier is the most economical model in the line-up, making Compact Wheel Loaders more accessible to those looking to […]

Innovations for greater sustainability in recycling & soil stabilization processes

Innovations for greater sustainability in recycling & soil stabilization processes

World Premiere of the KMA 240(i) Cold Mixing Plant and Technology Updates for the WR Series Cold recycling technologies from Wirtgen are in use around the world for climate-friendly and cost-effective recycling of construction materials. The new KMA 240(i) mobile cold mixing plant now makes in situ production of high-quality mixes even more efficient. In addition to […]

Bulk bag dischargers from BPS are efficient and dust-free

Bulk bag dischargers from BPS are efficient and dust-free

BRUNSWICK, OHIO—Bulk bag dischargers from Best Process Solutions, Inc. (BPS) provide dust-free product discharge from bulk bags. These bulk bag dischargers are expandable and flexible to meet discharging and bulk bag requirements. They are available in three reliable models: BPS’s Model MTD-2.5K for unloading large bulk bags up to 2,500 lb. capacity; Model MTD-4K for […]

Cutting inefficiency, not corners

Cutting inefficiency, not corners

3 Ways Demolition Robots Increase Efficiency in Concrete Cutting Applications by Jeff Keeling, North American Sales & Marketing Manager, Brokk Inc. Demolition, like every industry, is constantly evolving. To keep ahead of the curve, contractors seek out the machines and methods that increase productivity while decreasing the physical toll on workers. Concrete sawing is viable […]

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment has created an online tool that allows customers to “build and price” their ideal electric compact excavator and wheel loader, marking the company’s latest advancements in both e-commerce and the introduction of electric construction equipment to the market. Initially available in North America and Norway, the tool on the Volvo CE website […]

ARTBA Foundation announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class

ARTBA Foundation announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class

Pennsylvania Contractor, Long-time N.J. Construction Association Executive, Tolling Innovator, and Equipment Manufacturing Pioneer Among the Inductees WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania highway contractor Donald B. Stabler, Utility & Transportation Contractors Association (UTCA) of New Jersey CEO Robert A. Briant, Jr., E-Z Pass co-founder James “J.J.” Eden, and iron plow inventor John Deere are the 2022 inductees into […]

US Department of Labor launches app to provide miners access to health, safety, miners’ rights information

US Department of Labor launches app to provide miners access to health, safety, miners’ rights information

Provides notifications on mining accidents and how to prevent them   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration today launched an app for use on iPhone and Android devices that will help get timely information directly to miners and members of the mining community.

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Consolidated ownership and internal transitions are underway as the business focuses on leading safety-related innovation into the next generation   MADISON, IN – As Grote Industries enters its 121st year of operation, the family continues in its leadership and embraces change in preparation for the future. Recently, fourth-generation family members, Dominic, John and Mike Grote […]

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces next generation ViO17-1E & ViO25-6B mini excavators

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces next generation ViO17-1E & ViO25-6B mini excavators

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces a new generation of its ViO17 and ViO25 mini excavators. The ViO17-1E and ViO25-6B are upgraded for improved operator comfort, convenience and ease of use while retaining Yanmar equipment’s reputation for high performance and reliability in tight spaces. The ViO17-1E is best suited for residential work, landscaping and small general […]

Hilltip introduces SprayStriker™  2600 de-icing sprayer

Hilltip introduces SprayStriker™  2600 de-icing sprayer

LAKESIDE PARK, KY – Hilltip now offers the SprayStriker™ 2600 sprayer for de-icing and anti-icing applications. Featuring industry-leading technology, it is engineered to be the most efficient truck-mounted brine sprayer on the market. The SprayStriker 2600 has a 265-gallon capacity with a polyethylene tank and powder-coated stainless-steel frame, making the unit durable, yet lightweight. It is […]

GEOWEB® Load Support System Application: Log Yard Stabilization

GEOWEB® Load Support System Application: Log Yard Stabilization

Project Background & Challenges Faced by Sawmill Log Yards Frequent use of heavy machinery and poor soil conditions at sawmill log yards present serious and costly challenges when it comes to daily operations. Due to remote locations and varying weather conditions, owners must often contend with regular maintenance that can halt operations and stretch budgets. […]

Brokk welcomes Western Canada sales manager

Brokk welcomes Western Canada Sales Manager

MONROE, WA — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, is growing in Canada and recently named Troy Steele regional sales manager for the western region of the country. Steele has 16 years of experience in equipment sales and will serve Brokk customers across all industries, including demolition, construction, mining, cement, metal processing and tunneling. He […]

IROCK Crushers adds Hoffman Equipment as new dealer

IROCK Crushers adds Hoffman Equipment as new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO —IROCK Crushers is excited to be growing its strategic network of dealers, with the recent addition of Hoffman Equipment. After learning about the rich history of this family-owned company, the leadership at IROCK knew Hoffman Equipment would quickly become a trusted partner for eastern Pennsylvania and the Hudson Valley of New York.

Reversible secondary conveyor belt cleaners: Carryback solution delivers easy maintenance

Reversible secondary conveyor belt cleaners: Carryback solution delivers easy maintenance

The global leader in bulk material handling technologies and training has announced the availability of two rugged secondary conveyor belt cleaners, both engineered for fast and easy maintenance.  The innovative design of the DT2S and DT2H reversible cleaners from Martin Engineering reduces system downtime and labor for cleanup or service, while helping to prolong the […]