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Engcon supplies tiltrotators to Euromach R145

Engcon supplies tiltrotators to the world´s largest spider excavator the Euromach R145

With its 17 tons and a raw power engine of 255 horsepower, the Euromach R145 can call itself the world’s largest spider excavator. Able to perform all conceivable functions from one and the same position whilst climbing steep terrain. And to help improve efficiency, it has now been equipped with an Engcon tiltrotator. ”It is […]

ASV recognizes Duffy’s Sales & Rental as 2020 Dealer of the Year, CLM Equipment as 2020 Rookie of the Year

ASV recognizes Duffy’s Sales & Rental as 2020 Dealer of the Year, CLM Equipment as 2020 Rookie of the Year

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, announces Duffy’s Sales & Rental as the 2020 Dealer of the Year and CLM Equipment as the 2020 Rookie of the Year. “Duffy’s Sales & Rental and CLM equipment went above and beyond representing the […]

ABC applauds bill to increase fair and open competition on taxpayer-funded construction contracts

ABC applauds bill to increase fair and open competition on taxpayer-funded construction contracts

WASHINGTON, DC — Associated Builders and Contractors  today voiced its strong support for the Fair and Open Competition Act, which was introduced today by Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.). The Fair and Open Competition Act encourages more qualified construction companies to compete for federal and federally funded construction projects, providing value […]

How to identify fake N95 masks

How to identify fake N95 masks

10 million counterfeit masks already have been seized by the government. Source: EHS Today David Sparkman Feb 18, 2021 News recently surfaced that the federal and state governments are grappling with a massive counterfeiting ring that managed to distribute at least 10 million fake 3M N95 masks throughout at least five states—and those are just […]

Caterpillar Mining to present technical papers, highlight latest equipment and technology advancements at SME’s MINEXCHANGE 2021

Caterpillar Mining to present technical papers, highlight latest equipment and technology advancements at SME’s MINEXCHANGE 2021

Caterpillar Mining is set to make significant contributions to the virtual MINEXCHANGE 2021 SME Annual Conference & Expo as a sponsor, by presenting multiple technical sessions and developing a virtual exhibit loaded with its latest videos, webinars, demonstrations and more. A long-time supporter of SME, Caterpillar and its dealer, Wagner Cat, are primary sponsors of […]

2015 FAST Act law funded more than 110,000 road & bridge improvements, ARTBA research shows

2015 FAST Act law funded more than 110,000 road & bridge improvements, ARTBA research shows

Senate panel holds first 2021 hearing on surface transportation bill   State governments moved forward with nearly 111,000 new federal-aid highway and bridge projects during the past five years under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act law, new research from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) shows. “Our research illustrates tangible success stories […]

LEAN Construction Education Program: Online training beginning March 23

LEAN Construction Education Program: Online training beginning March 23

The course requires you to use a PC or Mac (no tablets or phones) with a webcam and mouse. REGISTER HERE Everyone related to the construction process has incentive to get the project done faster and at a lower cost – from the project owners who want to see tangible results for their investment to […]

ACI releases 2021 Collection of Concrete Codes, Specs and Practices

ACI releases 2021 Collection of Concrete Codes, Specs and Practices

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — The American Concrete Institute has released the 2021 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices. The ACI Collection is the most comprehensive and largest single source of information on concrete design, construction, materials, and repair, with nearly 50 codes and specifications and more than 200 practices – including all guides […]

IROCK Crushers welcomes new dealer

IROCK Crushers welcomes new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers has partnered with GT Mid Atlantic to be their exclusive dealer in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. The leadership team at IROCK was keen to strategically partner with GT Mid Atlantic to represent its full line of products in this key region. “In 2020, IROCK’s laser focus was on […]

Metso Outotec to launch 360° online showroom experience – join the Nordtrack Liveroom opening

Metso Outotec to launch 360° online showroom experience – join the Nordtrack Liveroom opening

When machine exhibitions and face-to-face meetings have been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic during the past year, Metso Outotec is finding alternative ways to remain in touch with aggregates customers and other external key stakeholders. A Nordtrack™ Virtual Launch and Liveroom event will open on March 17th 2021. At this exclusive, live digital event, Metso Outotec will introduce two new products in the Nordtrack™ mobile range. The event will feature live webinars […]

Kubota introduces new compact track loader: SVL97-2 

Kubota introduces new compact track loader: SVL97-2 

GRAPEVINE, Texas – Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled the newest member of its compact track loader line with the SVL97-2. The new SVL97-2 offers increased productivity coupled with Kubota’s tradition of dependable power. The new SVL97-2 will replace the popular SVL95-2s and will be available at Kubota dealerships February 2021. “Kubota’s new SVL97-2 sets the bar […]

ALLU Group Inc. announces new dealer for Tennessee

ALLU Group Inc. announces new dealer for Tennessee

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – ALLU Group Inc. is pleased to announce Stowers Machinery Corp., headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer and ALLU Crusher material processing attachments. The company has six locations in Tennessee, and provides sales and rental of ALLU’s unique attachments, as well as complete […]

Industry partnership fulfills young Wisconsin man’s Make-A-Wish Day

Industry partnership fulfills young Wisconsin man’s Make-A-Wish Day

PELLA, Iowa — At a recent Make-A-Wish Day celebration held at the Vermeer Wisconsin facility in Madison, Edgar Contreras was presented with the tools of the trade he needs to turn his dream of owning and operating his own landscaping company into a reality. Contreras is a 19-year-old from Milwaukee who is battling thyroid cancer. Orchestrated […]

UMA to break NCDOT record for largest square footage of soil nail wall 

UMA to break NCDOT record for largest square footage of soil nail wall 

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, is working on a project that will become the largest square footage of soil nail walls done under a single contract in North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) history. The contractor is on track to construct roughly 115,610 square feet of wall along […]

Ritchie Bros. continues strong pricing trend with massive six-day Orlando, FL auction

Ritchie Bros. continues strong pricing trend with massive six-day Orlando, FL auction

Ritchie Bros.’ February Florida auction is a destination event for equipment buyers and sellers, attracting thousands of people from around the world to the Sunshine State. This year, with COVID-safety its focus and a wealth of technology in its toolkit, Ritchie Bros.’ conducted a hybrid-style event in Orlando, FL—equipment stored onsite with 100% online bidding […]

ARTBA Senior Vice President Allison Klein earns Certified Association Executive designation

ARTBA Senior Vice President Allison Klein earns Certified Association Executive designation

WASHINGTON, DC — ARTBA Senior Vice President of Strategic Engagement Allison Klein has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAETM) credential issued by American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). The CAE is the highest professional designation in the association industry. To obtain the CAE, an applicant must have at least five years of experience with nonprofit […]

Kubota introduces technology-forward next gen compact excavators

Kubota introduces technology-forward next gen compact excavators

GRAPEVINE, Texas – Kubota Tractor Corporation announced two new compact excavators and a new hydraulic quick coupler available at dealerships this quarter and plans for another excavator this summer. The introduction of the new KX057-5 and the U55-5 lead the company’s construction equipment product introductions in 2021, both models offer various upgrades from their previous […]

CASE launches CASE LIVE; announces new webcast on equipment finance solutions for construction businesses

CASE launches CASE LIVE; announces new webcast on equipment finance solutions for construction businesses

New webcast (February 24 — 10 AM Central) focuses on equipment acquisition strategies and optimal financing programs for long-term business growth and success.     CASE Construction Equipment is launching CASE LIVE — a new broadcast and engagement platform with live events and educational sessions delivering topics that include equipment fleet management, acquisition strategies, new […]

Soil Connect expands sales team

Soil Connect expands sales team

Growing digital marketplace continues series of strategic hires after successful seed round. Soil Connect — an innovative digital marketplace connecting those who have soil, aggregates and other building materials with those who need it — has announced two significant appointments to its sales team; bringing in added expertise from the construction and tech startup industries. […]

What you need to know about OSHA’s Jan. 29 COVID guidance

What you need to know about OSHA’s Jan. 29 COVID guidance

Source: EHS Today David Sparkman Feb 04, 2021 When the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued its comprehensive guidance on what employers are expected to do to protect their workers from the COVID-19 virus, the bulk of the 6,000-word document repeated much of the advice that was contained in previous agency guidances issued […]

ASV genuine OEM rubber tracks provide longevity, reliability and derailment prevention

ASV genuine OEM rubber tracks provide longevity, reliability and derailment prevention

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, offers genuine OEM compact track loader tracks engineered for leading longevity, performance and anti-derailment capabilities. Backed by 30-plus years of experience and more than 150,000 hours of testing, ASV rubber tracks are manufactured with the […]

Enerpac strand jack technology outperforms over traditional crane for Chicago bridge cantilever lift

Enerpac strand jack technology outperforms over traditional crane for Chicago bridge cantilever lift

The recently completed Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago crosses the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal. Constructing the 316 ft bridge span over the canal, while keeping the canal open to barge traffic, allowed heavy lift specialist Engineered Rigging to prove the flexibility of their Enerpac strand jack technology over a traditional crane approach to […]

Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control 2.0 available on D51i-24 and D61i-24

Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control 2.0 available on D51i-24 and D61i-24

Technology significantly increases dozer productivity Productivity is key to job site success. And just as technology has transformed global business, Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control (iMC) can help quickly transform construction job sites into highly efficient, highly productive operations. Komatsu’s iMC incorporates a host of advanced, proprietary machine technology, to let contractors take advantage of productivity-enhancing […]

Diversified product development launches new RailWise™ brand

Diversified product development launches new  RailWise™ brand

WACO, TEXAS — Diversified Product Development has established the RailWise™ brand to accommodate its growing line of products for the hirail market. The new brand encompasses several of Diversified’s existing hirail products and will help clarify the company’s focus as it expands its rail industry solutions offering. Established hirail maintenance products within the RailWise brand […]

Cornell University, California and Washington students earn top honors in Annual Transportation Video Contest

Cornell University, California and Washington students earn top honors in Annual Transportation Video Contest

A Cornell University student, a high schooler from California, a college student at the University of Southern California (USC) and a high schooler from Washington state are the winners of the 10th annual American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) “Student Transportation Video Contest.” Sponsored by ARTBA’s Research & Education Division (RED), the competition aims […]