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GSSI Announces Distribution Agreement with InstroTek on PaveScan® RDM continuous asphalt density gauge

GSSI Announces Distribution Agreement with InstroTek on PaveScan® RDM continuous asphalt density gauge

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces that InstroTek Inc. will serve as national and international distributor of GSSI’s PaveScan® RDM Continuous Asphalt Density gauge. PaveScan provides accurate real-time measurements to ensure pavement performance and quality. Based in Research Triangle Park, NC, InstroTek is a global leader in products and […]

Manitowoc starts deliveries of Grove GMK4060HC to U.S. Army

Manitowoc starts deliveries of Grove GMK4060HC to U.S. Army

The latest Grove all-terrain cranes specially outfitted for the military are departing from Shady Grove, PA, and setting out to U.S. Army missions throughout the world. The Grove GMK4060HC (HC for heavy crane) are specifically engineered for military use and have features that make them ready for a variety of terrains and activities. These cranes […]

Curry Supply teams with Versatran to present the Retriever

Curry Supply teams with Versatran to present the Retriever

Curry Supply has announced its partnership with Versatran to present the Retriever line of industrial carriers, one of the most exciting transport industry developments in recent years. Versatran was acquired by Metalcraft of Mayville in 2019, which broadened the product families already offered by the company and enabled Versatran to establish itself as a world-class […]

The Manitowoc Company leadership transition


The Manitowoc Company leadership transition


The Manitowoc Company recently announced that Aaron H. Ravenscroft, currently the Company’s Executive Vice President of Cranes, has been appointed President and CEO, and a member of the Board of Directors, effective August 5, 2020. Mr. Ravenscroft succeeds Barry L. Pennypacker, who is stepping down from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer and […]

Manitowoc updates its free diagnostic mobile app to include Potain tower cranes; releases new Bluetooth-enabled pressure test kit

Manitowoc recently updated its free diagnostic app to include Crane Control System (CCS)-equipped Potain tower cranes, helping operators to interpret diagnostic codes generated by on-board control systems and reduce machine downtime. The app already supports many Grove, Manitowoc and National Crane cranes. “This new functionality is another step in actively improving our digital tools and […]

Lindner’s Miura 1500 – with a tracked chassis

Lindner’s Miura 1500 – with a tracked chassis

As early as 2017, LINZ AG was one of the first clients to start up the then brand-new Lindner Miura 1500 at the waste treatment facility in Linz’s Gaisbergerstrasse. The Miura’s high performance and quality was so impressive, it soon led to another order for a mobile primary shredder. Now, once again, LINZ AG opted […]

New Cat® MH3040 material handler cuts fuel by and maintenance costs

New Cat® MH3040 material handler cuts fuel by and maintenance costs

Delivering the power and reliability required for the most demanding material handling applications in scrap and millyard operations, the new Cat® MH3040 builds on the successful legacy of the M325D L MH model. The boom, sticks and other high-stress areas feature thick, multiplate fabrications, castings and forgings to withstand wear and deliver years of durable […]

Manitowoc MLC100-1 racks up 2,500 faultless hours on tunneling project

Manitowoc MLC100-1 racks up 2,500 faultless hours on tunneling project

On tunneling projects there are two critical pieces of equipment. One is the tunnel boring machine, the other is the crane. If either of them goes down, the job effectively comes to a standstill. So, when Triad Engineering & Contracting (Triad) had to select a crawler crane for a large tunnel build there was only […]

Dig deeper and lift more with two new additions to the Doosan lineup

Dig deeper and lift more with two new additions to the Doosan lineup

Productive performance No matter what size machine you’re working with, power and productivity are a must. Though part of the mini excavator line up, the new DX42-5K and DX50-5K models have enhancements that make them feel anything but small. The DX42-5K and DX50-5K can lift heavier items and dig deeper thanks to some of their […]

McCloskeyTM unveils new feeder stackers

McCloskeyTM unveils new feeder stackers

Versatile and mobile SF50 boosts efficient stockpiling for projects on the move KEENE, ON — McCloskey International has introduced a new feeder stacker to its lineup — the SF50 — designed to be on of the most productive and portable products in its category. Versatile in its use across industries, the SF50 feeder stackers facilitate […]

McCaffrey joins IROCK as director of product development & applications

McCaffrey joins IROCK as director of product development & applications

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers, a leading manufacturer of mobile and portable crushing plants, screening plants and conveying equipment, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul McCaffrey as Director of Product Development & Applications. “Paul brings IROCK a wealth of experience in application, design and operational practices within materials processing equipment. With […]

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator rebounds in August; contractor optimism builds

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator rebounds in August; contractor optimism builds

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded to 8.0 months in August, an increase of 0.2 months from July’s reading, according to an ABC member survey conducted Aug. 20-Sept. 1. The August backlog is a half-month lower than in August 2019. ABC’s Construction Confidence Index readings for sales, […]

Monthly construction input prices rise in August, says ABC

Monthly construction input prices rise in August, says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Construction input prices expanded 0.6% in August over the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices increased 0.3% for the month. Natural gas prices rose at the fastest rate in August, increasing […]

National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction

National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction

  The OSHA event draws attention to preventable injuries in construction. September 14-18 2020 EHS Today Staff Sep 08, 2020 Source: EHS Today Fatalities caused by falls continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 they accounted for 320 of the […]

U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia highlights mine safety and economic recovery in West Virginia

U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia highlights mine safety and economic recovery in West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia recently traveled to Grafton and Bridgeport, WV, to discuss mine safety, economic recovery and the importance of the coal mining industry to the American economy. During his stop in Grafton, Secretary Scalia toured the Leer Mine Complex operated by Arch Resources Inc. Secretary Scalia joined miners […]

Tiltrotators have been around for over 30 years 
– now they are taking over the world

Although the tiltrotator phenomenon has been around for over 30 years, more than 97%  of the world’s excavators still don’t have one. This is despite the fact that it streamlines digging and turns the excavator into an all-round multi-tool. The concept is well established in the Nordics and through Engcon the tiltrotator has gradually extended […]

Sequoia Equipment supports Team Rubicon fire recovery in California

Sequoia Equipment supports Team Rubicon fire recovery in California

CASE dealer Sequoia Equipment provided equipment to support Team Rubicon’s heavy equipment operation in clearing sites and debris from a wildfire swept through Niland, California.   CASE Construction Equipment dealer Sequoia Equipment supported Team Rubicon with equipment in a recent heavy equipment operation clearing sites and debris from a wildfire that swept through Niland, California on June 28, […]

John Deere expands excavator lineup with new 200G model

John Deere expands excavator lineup with new 200G model

MOLINE, IL — John Deere recently introduced the 200G model to its excavator lineup. Designed to decrease the amount of fuel burn without sacrificing power or productivity, the 200G Excavator enables operators to quickly complete tough jobs while also lowering overall operation costs. Combined with John Deere’s broad bucket portfolio, coupler options and attachments, and […]

Vermeer introduces new TR5300 trommel screen

Vermeer introduces new TR5300 trommel screen

Vermeer expands its electric-powered recycling product line with the addition of the new TR5300EM trommel screen. This new trommel screen is powered by an industrial-duty, fan-cooled 60-hp electric motor, and delivers a drum speed of 0-24 revolutions per minute to handle multiple material types, including compost, topsoil and wood biomass. The quiet operating TR5300EM also […]

BOMAG 8-ft class pavers offer improved visibility, operating efficiency and highway class machine features

BOMAG 8-ft class pavers offer improved visibility, operating efficiency and highway class machine features

  RIDGEWAY, SC – The BOMAG CR 820 Series of 8-foot pavers feature a new operator’s platform, new controls and improved visibility. Delivering all the power, versatility and heavy-duty design as previous paver models, a 160-hp diesel engine meets stringent Tier 4 Final emissions standards and offers ample reserve to efficiently power all paver functions […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara offers variety of fine screen media options for fast delivery

Haver & Boecker Niagara offers variety of fine screen media  options for fast delivery

  ST. CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker Niagara offers a wide range of fine screen media options for a variety of applications including frac and silica sand, salt, perlite, potash, roofing granules and steelmaking coal. The portfolio features options for cut sizes as small as 120 mesh and for temperatures as high as 600 […]

Proper PPE and worker safety go hand-in-hand

Proper PPE and worker safety go hand-in-hand

Hand injuries are among the most common workplace injuries, and they’re also some of the most preventable Source: EHS Today Zach Richman Aug 27, 2020 According to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were over 121,800 hours lost on the jobsite in 2017 due to hand injuries. For those […]

John Deere makes grade control attainable with grade management path

John Deere makes grade control attainable with grade management path

John Deere is making grade control easier to implement with a multilevel grade management path. This new approach provides customers with the options and flexibility they need to add grade management to their business, whether they are looking at this technology for the first time or interested in upgrading to a premium solution. “Our customers […]

ALLU Group Inc. announces new dealer for Maine, New Hampshire

ALLU Group Inc. announces new dealer for Maine, New Hampshire

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — ALLU Group Inc. is pleased to announce Wimmer North America as its newest distributor for the full line of ALLU Processor attachments. The company, which is headquartered in Stillwater, ME, provides sales and rental of ALLU’s line of unique attachments for customers throughout Maine and New Hampshire. Wimmer also provides ALLU […]

Construction employment continues to recover in August, says ABC

Nonresidential construction employment continues to recover in August, says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Construction industry employment expanded by 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the last four months, the industry added 658,000 jobs, recovering approximately 61% of the jobs lost during March and April. The […]