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YANMAR Compact Equipment North America selects new commercial director

YANMAR Compact Equipment North America selects new commercial director

GRAND RAPIDS, MN – YANMAR Compact Equipment North America, encompassing the YANMAR Compact Equipment and ASV Holdings Inc. brands, announces Tate Johnson as commercial director. Johnson will be responsible for channel development, sales and national accounts for YANMAR and ASV compact equipment in North America. He will focus on expanding the availability of ASV and […]

Project EverGreen expands SnowCare for Troops program to help healthcare workers

Project EverGreen expands SnowCare for Troops  program to help healthcare workers

CLEVELAND, OH — During these challenging times, the need is greater than ever to help our fellow Americans who are serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. As winter approaches, there will be a need to assist our healthcare professionals and first responders serving on the front lines with snow removal services and […]

Recycling redefined with world’s first recycling solution of it’s kind


Recycling redefined with world’s first recycling solution of it’s kind


Terex Washing Systems is excited to announce the HydroScrub 200—the latest addition to its Greenline range of products that has been specifically tailored to work in wash recycling applications. The HydroScrub 200 uses the core principals of a high-performance log-washer with new features that offer dynamic adjustment and control, with flexibility that enables the customer […]

Designing for safety: A new approach to belt conveyors

Designing for safety: A new approach to belt conveyors

Conveyors are among the most dynamic and potentially dangerous areas of equipment at a mine or material processing site. Even though their safety and performance are critical to the operation’s success, the impact of their contribution to overall efficiency is often unrecognized by management and workers alike. Operational basics of belt conveyor systems are too […]

John Deere adds industry-exclusive technology to GP-Series motor graders

John Deere adds industry-exclusive technology to GP-Series motor graders

MOLINE, IL — John Deere expands the capabilities of its popular Grade Pro (GP)-Series of motor graders with new technology, including two industry-exclusive features, blade stow and auto-gain for cross slope. The new features, which also include machine damage avoidance, deliver higher productivity, increased uptime and lower daily operating costs during operation. “Our customers challenge […]

CA BOMAG Americas dealer & contractor find the perfect match with the new BOMAG AMERICAS CR1030T Paver

CA BOMAG Americas dealer & contractor find the perfect match with the new BOMAG AMERICAS CR1030T Paver

Established in 1972, Hat Creek Construction & Materials, Inc. (Hat Creek) has worked hard to become one of the leading heavy civil contractors in the North State. The scope of their work has them working alongside the California Department of Transportation, state and county municipalities, as well as public and private organizations. Hat Creek also […]

Volvo articulated haulers: half a century strong

Volvo articulated haulers: half a century strong

54 years after launching the articulated hauler concept Volvo CE continues to lead the field. Even the co-developed LEGO® Technic™ 6X6 articulated hauler Volvo A60H model is an engineering marvel – featuring app-controlled operation and fully automatic transmission. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) was the first to popularize the articulated hauler concept in 1966 with […]

Rough tools for fine particles: The Tuytel Group continues to count on Lindner’s mobile shredding technology

Rough tools for fine particles: The Tuytel Group continues to count on Lindner’s mobile shredding technology

When it comes to hiring first-class machines, you should head to Oud-Alblas in the Netherlands, about 25 km from Rotterdam. That’s where the Tuytel Group is based and where it has been renting out heavy construction machinery as well as offering transport solutions and recycling machines in the Netherlands and all across Europe since 1999. […]

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Premier Equipment

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Premier Equipment

CANDIAC, QC — MAJOR announces the appointment of Premier Equipment, a leading supplier of material processing systems, as its new aggregate and mining screen media authorized dealer. Based in Bellingham, MA, the company will serve customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Premier Equipment offers MAJOR’s screen media solutions, including FLEX-MAT high-vibration wire screens in […]

ABC elects 2021 National Chair, Executive Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. ―Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Steve Klessig, vice president of architecture and engineering, Keller Inc., to serve as the 2021 ABC national chair during a meeting at the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Scottsdale, AZ. Stephanie Schmidt, president, Poole Anderson Construction, was elected chair-elect, and Milton Graugnard, executive vice president, […]

Asphalt Materials, Inc. expands capabilities by acquiring three Midwest terminals

Asphalt Materials, Inc. expands capabilities by acquiring three Midwest terminals

INDIANAPOLIS, IN  — Asphalt Materials, Inc. (AMI) announced recently that on November 12th it completed the acquisition of three asphalt terminals from a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation. The purchase of these facilities further expands AMI’s capabilities in the Indiana and Illinois markets and its footprint in the Midwest. AMI plans to retain the current […]

Ritchie Bros. Orlando 2021 auction set for Feb. 15 – 20

Ritchie Bros. Orlando 2021 auction set for Feb. 15 – 20

Feb. 2020 event featured 13,000+ items selling for US$237+ million; 18,000+ registered bidders ORLANDO, FL — With the dates recently set, Ritchie Bros. is already accepting consignments for its massive, six-day Orlando auction on February 15 – 20, 2021. “We’re very excited to announce our 2021 auction dates for our ‘Premier Global Auction’ in Orlando, […]

Monthly construction input prices remain stable in October, says ABC

Monthly construction input prices remain stable in October, says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Construction input prices remained virtually unchanged in October compared to 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 also remained unchanged for the month. Construction input prices increased 1.1% between October 2019 […]

U.S. Department of Labor announces proposed rule adopting standards for electric motor-driven mine equipment and accessories

U.S. Department of Labor announces proposed rule adopting standards for electric motor-driven mine equipment and accessories

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced a proposed rule incorporating national and international voluntary consensus standards related to electric motor-driven mine equipment and accessories. Under the proposed rule, during a one-year transition period, mine operators could use equipment and accessories that meet either 14 voluntary […]

AGC tax update: IRS issues guidance on nondeductibility of expenses associated with PPP loan forgiveness

AGC tax update: IRS issues guidance on nondeductibility of expenses associated with PPP loan forgiveness

In the latest setback in the administration of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced this evening, via Revenue Ruling 2020-27 that expenses funded through a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan are not deductible for this tax year if “the taxpayer reasonably expects to receive forgiveness of the covered loan on the basis […]

J. Dewayne Allen (CEO and Chairman of Allen Engineering Corporation) Passes Away

J. Dewayne Allen (CEO and Chairman of Allen Engineering Corporation) Passes Away

PARAGOULD, AR  – J. Dewayne Allen (CEO and Chairman of Allen Engineering Corporation (AEC)) passed away from this life to the next on November 15, 2020.  A Civil Engineer by education, Mr. Allen worked on the construction of Interstate highways in Missouri and Illinois in the late 50’s and early 60’s.  In 1964, Dewayne started […]

Isadore “Izzy” Ture Callanan Industries, Inc.

Isadore “Izzy” Ture Callanan Industries, Inc.

In Memoriam:  1933 – 2020 With deepest sympathy to his family and many industry friends, we are saddened to inform you of the passing of Isadore “Izzy” Ture. Saratoga Springs, NY- Isadore (Izzy) John Ture, age 87, of Saratoga Springs, New York, passed peacefully with his family by his side on October 23, 2020. Born […]

Bigge opens new crane rental location to service Charlotte, NC area

Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. is expanding its crane rental operation and coverage in the Southeastern United States by adding a new branch in Rock Hill, SC. This new location strategically positions us to offer cranes for rent in the Mid-Atlantic region. The new location will have a wide variety of rough terrain cranes and […]

Brokk names Jeff Keeling North American sales and marketing manager

Brokk names Jeff Keeling North American sales and marketing manager

MONROE, WA  — Brokk, manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, names Jeff Keeling North American sales and marketing manager. In his new role, Keeling is responsible for growing the Brokk brand in key segments across the United States and Canada, including demolition, processing and mining. He previously served as Brokk’s business development manager for North America. […]

Ritchie Bros. to host major pipeline auction in Grande Prairie next week

Ritchie Bros. to host major pipeline auction in Grande Prairie next week

4,700+ items selling on November 23 – 26, including a complete dispersal for NTL Pipelines, Inc. GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB — Since September Ritchie Bros. has sold more than 23,000 items and attracted 67,000+ online bidder registrations through its Alberta auctions. Next week, the company is set to sell another 4,700+ items in Grande Prairie, including […]

With almost $3 million in penalties issued, OSHA advises on frequently-cited COVID standards

With almost $3 million in penalties issued, OSHA advises on frequently-cited COVID standards

Source: Safety Law Matters By Avi Meyerstein on November 16, 2020 Posted in Compliance tips, OSHA OSHA announced last week that it has issued 204 citations so far relating to COVID-19 with total penalties of $2,856,533. As these penalties continue to climb, OSHA also issued new guidance to help employers understand which standards it most […]

Doosan Bobcat and Wounded Warrior Project present U.S. Army veteran with new Bobcat compact track loader

Doosan Bobcat and Wounded Warrior Project present U.S. Army veteran with new Bobcat compact track loader

WEST FARGO, ND – Doosan Bobcat North America, in partnership with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), presented U.S. Army veteran Andrew Long with a new Bobcat® R-Series T76 compact track loader and 80-inch bucket attachment, together valued at nearly $90,000. The two organizations teamed up at Piedmont Bobcat, the local Bobcat dealer near where Long lives […]

User-focused heavy-duty equipment hauling solution, Felling’s Low Pro Limited

User-focused heavy-duty equipment hauling solution, Felling’s Low Pro Limited

SAUK CENTRE, MN — Felling Trailers, Inc. adds the Low Pro Limited to its deck-over tag model line. Known as innovative solution providers to the transportation industry, Felling continually strives to refine their product offerings to be user-focused. “Our engineers improved on our already award winning design to create a heavy-duty, extremely user-focused construction tag […]

Hy-Brid Lifts meet updated safety standards in U.S. and Canada

Hy-Brid Lifts meet updated safety standards in U.S. and Canada

RICHFIELD, WI — Hy-Brid Lifts, an industry leader in high-quality, low-level access equipment, meets and exceeds U.S. and Canadian standards to provide the highest level of safety and comfort for customers. Both standards – ANSI A92.20 and CSA B354.6 – are the baseline from which Hy-Brid Lifts engineers each lift model. The CSA Group (formerly […]

Krank keeps the engine running for online sales with immersive virtual viewings

Krank keeps the engine running for online sales with immersive virtual viewings

With travel restricted and COVID-19 health concerns keeping many of us working from home, getting out to see machinery in the metal is proving difficult. But B2B online equipment platform Krank has come up with a tech solution that is almost as good as being there in person – the online walkaround. And although prompted […]