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John Somers named AEM Vice President, Construction & Utility Sector

MILWAUKEE  – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced it has named John Somers as its vice president, Construction & Utility Sector, effective immediately. Somers replaces Megan Tanel, who will succeed Dennis Slater as AEM President effective January 1, 2022. Somers will be responsible for the strategic direction of construction and utility programs and services […]

Next generation cab for Cat® mining trucks optimized for more comfortable and productive hauling

Built to advance productive hauling, the state-of-the-art next generation cab for Cat® mining trucks includes numerous automation features to improve operator efficiency. The larger ergonomically optimized cab design incorporates more than 30 new features that improve connectivity, build confidence and adapt to future mining needs with an expandable electronics platform. Integrated Cat electronics boost data […]

The all-new JLG 2733 high-capacity telehandler

Announcing the newest member of JLG’s high-capacity telehandler family. With 26,600-lb max lift capacity, 33-ft max lift height, 8,000-lb capacity at max reach and more, the 2733 is our most powerful telehandler yet. It also brings your customers the expertise, innovation and reputation of the leader in access across a broader, fully capable lineup. Check out […]

AccuWeather snow alerts now available for establishments facing winter weather challenges

New subscription service for small- to medium-sized schools, municipalities, ski areas and businesses delivers critical, proactive alerts ahead of snow and ice events to improve awareness and planning AccuWeather Global Weather Center – AccuWeather, the world’s most accurate and best-known weather source today debuted AccuWeather Snow Alerts,  a new, innovative and affordable service especially designed to help […]

Metso Outotec expands Lokotrack mobile series for aggregates

Metso Outotec is launching two new models to the Lokotrack® mobile crushing and screening series. The new Lokotrack LT200HPX and Lokotrack LT220GP mobile cone crushers are compact but efficient units ideal for aggregate contractor customers, bringing up to 30% more capacity and added flexibility compared to earlier models. The new models will be premiered during […]

Six tips to optimize compact track loader forestry performance

Six tips to optimize compact track loader forestry performance

by Buck Storlie, ASV Holdings Inc. product manager Spring is just around the corner and that means land clearing contractors will be out in full force. While many jobs can be fulfilled using a standard compact track loader with a simple bucket, overgrown areas with thick brush and trees require heavier-duty forestry attachments. And powering […]

KSB Mining Around the World: Mining Solutions in Australia

With operations in more than 100 countries, KSB Mining’s global network encompasses sales and service centers for pump packages and technical support for hard rock and industrial mineral applications. We’ve served the mining industry in Australia for over 80 years. Meet our team at KSB Down Under. KSB has two major facilities in Australia, located […]

Portland Cement Association releases Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Plan marks major step to engage U.S. policymakers, industry partners and NGOs WASHINGTON — The Portland Cement Association (PCA) today announced its Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality, an ambitious journey to carbon neutrality across the cement and concrete value chain by 2050. Given the significant role of cement in society and anticipated infrastructure development, it is a […]

Metso Outotec wins order for Foresight™ semi-mobile primary gyratory crushing plant at Codelco’s Radomiro Tomic operation

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Codelco in Chile to design and supply a Foresight™ semi-mobile primary gyratory (SMPG) crushing plant for Codelco’s Radomiro Tomic operation. The value of the order is not disclosed. It has been booked in Minerals’ Q3/2021 orders received.

ARA forecast continues to call for significant increases in revenue and investment

MOLINE, IL— The outlook for equipment rental revenue, comprised of the construction/industrial and general tool segments, remains positive for 2021 and beyond. The updated third quarter forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA) today at The ARA Show™ 2021 in Las Vegas, shows equipment rental revenue to exceed $47.6 billion in 2021, a 3 […]

Ritchie Bros. launches new self-serve equipment listing service RitchieList.com

Ritchie Bros. launches new self-serve equipment listing service RitchieList.com

New, easy-to-use, listing and private transaction service from the used equipment market leaders VANCOUVER, BC — Selling equipment on your own just got a whole lot easier with RitchieList.com, the latest solution from industry-leader Ritchie Bros. This easy-to-use equipment listing service gives customers the control they want and the tools they need to sell privately […]

Hitachi introduces its new ZW100-6 wheel loader in North America

A reliable, compact equipment solution for landscaping, excavation and earthmoving, agriculture and utility work NEWNAN, GA — Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its ZW-6 wheel loaders in North America with the upgrade of its popular compact model, the ZW100-6. Developed for use in a wide variety of applications — including […]

Terex Washing Systems launch M1700X at Ireland’s CQMS

Terex Washing Systems launch M1700X at Ireland’s CQMS

Terex Washing Systems launched its latest innovation—the enhanced M1700X Mobile Washing Screen—at CQMS, Ireland’s Construction & Quarry Machinery Show, which took place Sept.10-11 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The M1700X is a redesign of the M1700 and improves the M Range™ of mobile washing screens manufactured by Terex Washing Systems that can produce up to five products […]

Deadline looms for federal contractors to protect $592 billion in revenue by proving their employees are vaccinated

Deadline looms for federal contractors to protect $592 billion in revenue by proving their employees are vaccinated

Companies Must Find a Reliable Way to Review and Verify Employee & Subcontractor Vaccinations or Risk Losing Contracts WILMINGTON, NC — As the deadline approaches for companies that provide services to the federal government to confirm all of their employees and subcontractors are vaccinated against COVID-19, these employers are under urgent pressure to find a […]

New webinar series: Get Erosion and Sediment Control to Work for You: Saving Time and Money While Protecting the Environment

Attend the new October webinar series Get Erosion and Sediment Control to Work for You: Saving Time and Money While Protecting the Environment. First take a step back to the basics of erosion control with a look at the importance of controlling erosion on site. Then dive into the importance of planning and investing in […]

Build stable, unpaved aggregate transmission line access roads and substation pavements

With the GEOWEB system, roads and pavements are built with 50% less cross-section of aggregate—even allowing use of locally available fill—to support heavy vehicles with minimal environmental impact. The system is easy to deploy, easy to install, and requires virtually no maintenance. How can we help you with your next energy project? Watch Transmission and Substrate video

Wash and Learn: How robotic hydrodemolition helps simplify concrete repair applications

Wash and Learn: How robotic hydrodemolition helps simplify concrete repair applications

by Roger Simonsson, Aquajet CEO Acid rain, road salt and normal wear and tear wreak havoc on concrete over time. Because new construction isn’t always practical, contractors typically rely on processes to remove deteriorated concrete and create a suitable surface to which new concrete will easily adhere. However, traditional methods of removing old concrete require […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara launched the Pulse Impact Test at MINExpo 2021

Haver & Boecker Niagara launched the  Pulse Impact Test at MINExpo 2021

CATHERINES, Ontario  – Haver & Boecker Niagara adds Impact Testing to its Pulse portfolio with experimental modal analysis. The impact test — also known as the hammer test or bump test — is now part of the company’s quality assurance program during factory testing as well as on-site. This ensures each machine is properly tuned […]

360 USA Introduces Reflective Safety Harness with ANSI/IESA 107-2020 Type O Class 1 Compliance

Reflective Safety Harness Provides Cool, Comfortable, One-Size-Fits-All Alternative to Traditional High-Visibility Vests GARDEN GROVE, CA – 360 USA®, southern California-based supplier of high-visibility garments for work and play, today announces its new Reflective Safety Harness that is ANSI/ISEA 2020 Type 0 Class 1 compliant. On display at the 2021 NSC Safety Congress & Expo, this […]

VOLVO CE unveils CX01 single-drum asphalt compactor concept at The Utility Expo

Designed for autonomous operation and multi-unit communication, the CX01 concept is already influencing future Volvo CE machine design. As a part of its continuous pursuit of ground-breaking machine innovation, Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its CX01 single-drum asphalt compactor concept at The Utility Expo in Louisville, KY.

Maverick Environmental Equipment joins Morbark Dealer Network

Industrial Equipment sales territory will include OH, IN, KY, and western WV WINN, MI – Morbark, LLC, is pleased to announce that Maverick Environmental Equipment has been selected as a Morbark® Industrial Products dealer for Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Western West Virginia. Morbark is a leading manufacturer of tree care, forestry, sawmill, and wood recycling […]

Contractors from Virginia, Louisiana, and Illinois receive 2021 ARTBA National Contractor Safety Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Transportation construction companies from three states were recognized for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Annual Convention, held in Pinehurst, NC. The annual ARTBA “Contractor Safety Awards” were created to promote worker safety and health as core values of the transportation design and construction industry. The […]

U.S. Department of Labor finds none of the nation’s mine operations met criteria for a pattern of violations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the seventh year in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration found none of the nation’s 12,000 mining operations met the criteria for one of the agency’s toughest enforcement tools, its pattern of violations screening.

CASE launches the TV620B Compact Track Loader: The largest and most powerful CTL ever built

CASE launches the TV620B Compact Track Loader: The largest and most powerful CTL ever built

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the TV620B compact track loader (CTL), the largest and most powerful compact track loader ever built. The 114-horsepower, 6,200-pound rated operating capacity* CTL delivers best-in-class breakout forces — as well as more standardized features than previously available on any CASE CTL. This includes standard adjustable electro-hydraulic controls, high-flow hydraulics, auto ride […]