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New Hampshire’s Buy America Law keeps taxpayer money, jobs in the U.S.

New Hampshire’s Buy America Law keeps taxpayer money, jobs in the U.S.

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu today signed Buy American legislation into law during a visit to AISC-member Capone Iron Corporation North Woods, Inc.’s fabrication facility in Berlin, NH. The new regulations require the use of American contractors and products on state-funded construction projects.

World premiere of the new 280 SM(i) surface miner

World premiere of the new 280 SM(i) surface miner

100 percent mining – environmentally friendly, efficient and safe extraction of primary resources in a single operation With the new 280 SM(i) surface miner, Wirtgen has developed another efficient and practice-oriented solution for the extraction of primary resources. Its innovative technologies enable high machine utilisation rates and maximum productivity.

John Deere announces new global agreement with Wacker Neuson on 0-9-metric-ton excavators

John Deere announces new global agreement with Wacker Neuson on 0-9-metric-ton excavators

 John Deere and Wacker Neuson will collaborate on the development of John Deere excavators less than 5-metric-tons that will be designed and manufactured by Wacker Neuson.  John Deere will develop and manufacture 5-9-metric-ton excavators, incorporatingdesigns from Wacker Neuson. MOLINE, IL— John Deere announced an expanded relationship withWacker Neuson, a leading manufacturer of compact and construction machines, […]

“Or Equal” substitutions in geosynthetics: Evaluating the contractor’s proposed alternative amidst global supply chain disruptions & rising costs

“Or Equal” substitutions in geosynthetics: Evaluating the contractor’s proposed alternative amidst global supply chain disruptions & rising costs

by Michael J. Dickey, P.E., Director of Presto Geosystems As supply chain issues and project delays continue to wreak havoc in the global geosynthetics industry, Presto Geosystems has prepared this “reboot” of our tips for evaluating “or equal” substitutions to help you navigate the decision-making process when confronted with a proposed alternative geosynthetic product. According […]

Diagnosing screen media problems

Diagnosing screen media problems

Finding the best solution to common screening issues by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of product technology Persistent problems with uptime and production quality can be frustrating. Aggregates and mining operations must work as quickly as they can to resolve issues and minimize losses from downtime and repairs. Common screening complications that operations face include contaminated […]

GSSI announces 2022 Summer Tour featuring PaveScan RDM 2.0 technology

GSSI announces 2022 Summer Tour featuring PaveScan RDM 2.0 technology

GSSI will continue the success of last year’s ‘Hitting the Asphalt’ tour with its 2022 Summer Tour. In this tour, GSSI will travel across the US to spread the word of its PaveScan RDM 2.0 system. PaveScan RDM is the first non-nuclear rolling asphalt density tool on the market, and it uses dielectric measurements of […]

Registration open for ACI Foundation’s 2022 Technology Forum

Registration open for ACI Foundation’s 2022 Technology Forum

The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Innovation Council (CIC) will host its next Technology Forum on Aug. 30- Sept. 1, 2022, in St. Paul, MN. This is the first in-person forum in two years and will include four technology showcases, over ten different presentations, and a debate.

New BOMAG BM 2200/65 large planer sets the standard for performance, ease of operation and operator comfort

New BOMAG BM 2200/65 large planer sets the standard for performance, ease of operation and operator comfort

With its lighter, more compact and highly maneuverable design, the new BOMAG BM 2200/65 large planer raises the bar for performance and operating ease and comfort for mills in its class. A modest, 58-in (11473-mm) milling radius – up to 14% smaller than competitive models – improves machine productivity in the field, increasing efficiency in […]

Sensing-Saf-Start from Rockford Systems protects machine operators from accidental re-starts following power interruptions

Sensing-Saf-Start from Rockford Systems protects machine operators from accidental re-starts following power interruptions

ROCKFORD, IL— Drills, mills, lathes, grinders, saws and other dangerous machinery can abruptly shut down during operation due to an unscheduled power interruption. When an unintended shutdown takes place, it is critically important that the machine does not automatically restart, catching the operator by surprise and leading to a serious accident. 

VOLVO CE starts testing of the world’s first prototype articulated hauler

VOLVO CE starts testing of the world’s first prototype articulated hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) continues acting on its commitment to drive change towards a net-zero future. Following the completion of a multi-stakeholder research project aimed at breaking new ground in hydrogen technology, the company has started testing of the world’s first fuel cell articulated hauler prototype, the Volvo HX04. The results of the project […]

Mobile hydraulics market reaches $18.7bn in 2021

Mobile hydraulics market reaches $18.7bn in 2021

Material handling sector accounts for 25% of mobile hydraulics market in 2020 APAC regional growth to stabilize in 2022 Supply chain issues rock the market  LONDON — Updated research from Interact Analysis shows that despite a slight contraction in 2020, the mobile hydraulics market did well in 2021, hitting $18.7bn in terms of revenues. In total, […]

Metso Outotec renews its NW Rapid portable crushers and screeners for 250 thp range

Metso Outotec renews its NW Rapid portable crushers and screeners for 250 thp range

The NW Rapid concept provides the quarries with capacity, mobility and flexibility and enables short time between job assignment and delivery. The plant consist of primary, secondary and tertiary crushing stations that make the entire plant quick to set-up, as the process layout and flow sheets are pre-designed for different capacities and amount of end […]

Women of Asphalt appoints new leadership to Board of Directors

Women of Asphalt appoints new leadership to Board of Directors

ORANGE PARK, Florida — Women of Asphalt (WofA) is excited to announce the appointment of Sheila Barkevich, Northeast Division Performance Manager at CRH Americas Materials, as its new President and  Ashley Batson, J.D., Manager of Government Relations, Road Construction, at Ingevity as Treasurer. Both Barkevich and Batson have been involved with the development of WofA […]

Keep your business on the cutting edge with Equip Exposition: Trade show hours, Demo Yard & UTV test track expand

Keep your business on the cutting edge with Equip Exposition: Trade show hours, Demo Yard & UTV test track expand

Equip Exposition, the international landscape, outdoor living, and equipment exposition, is enhancing attendee experiences for the 2022 trade show, to be held October 18-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Registration is open for landscape professionals, hardscape contractors, outdoor power equipment dealers and retailers, and manufacturers and other industry members at www.equipexposition.com. Early Bird […]

Terex® Finlay announces company rebrand celebrating their “Strong Heritage, Strong Future”

Terex® Finlay announces company rebrand celebrating their “Strong Heritage, Strong Future”

Northern Ireland based Terex Finlay has announced a rebrand of the business to update and refresh its image based on its traditional core values and future strategies. The business is to rebrand globally as ‘Finlay’ to include a new logo, slogan and a new house style for its marketing collateral.

Simplicity names Collazo III as new General Manager

Simplicity names Collazo III as new General Manager

Due to the growing business over the past two years, Simplicity Equipment and Service has promoted Joe Collazo III to General Manager. The New York native joined Simplicity in February 2021 and was the Northern Territory Sales Manager covering Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire.  The announcement was made by Simplicity’s owner Ryan Cullen.

Doosan manufactures its first DD100 Dozer for the North American market

Doosan manufactures its first DD100 Dozer for the North American market

SUWANEE, GA – Hyundai Doosan Infracore (HDI) successfully shipped the first Doosan® dozer model DD100, a 9-metric-ton dozer targeted at the North American market. HDI also produced two additional pilot machines and shipped them to North America for various performance tests, sales, marketing and service training.

Sandvik QA452 offers an enhanced 3-Deck Doublescreen Solution

Sandvik QA452 offers an enhanced 3-Deck Doublescreen Solution

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens is delighted to announce its new QA452. The latest evolution of the Sandvik QA Series products and 3-deck Doublescreen technology. Sandvik Doublescreen technology typically outperforms traditional screens by up to 30% offering a tailored rock processing solution for quarry, recycling & mining industries.

GSSI highlights the PaveScan family for Asphalt Density Assessment

GSSI highlights the PaveScan family for Asphalt Density Assessment

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, highlights the PaveScan® RDM 2.0 and PaveScan® Mix Design Module (MDM) for asphalt density assessment. Using PaveScan MDM and RDM gives paving contractors a comprehensive and accurate view into pavement quality without the expense, risk, and errors from spot coring. More importantly, reducing the […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara names Certified Sales Manager for the Western United States

Haver & Boecker Niagara names Certified Sales Manager for the Western United States

ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO  — Haver & Boecker Niagara announces Darren Bulow as its certified sales manager for Western regions of the United States, including Southern Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. He brings nine years of industry experience to his new position.

Philippi-Hagenbuch engineers new rear eject bodies for largest articulated haul truck on the market

Philippi-Hagenbuch engineers new rear eject bodies for largest articulated haul truck on the market

PEORIA, IL – Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc., a global leader in off-highway truck customization, has expanded its rear eject engineering capabilities to include the largest articulated haul truck on the market, the Volvo A60H. These trucks feature a body volume of 43.9 cubic yards with a 2:1 heap ratio, making these rear ejects 50 percent larger than the […]