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Volvo CE cements strong Southwest presence with Power Equipment Company expansion

Volvo CE cements strong Southwest presence with Power Equipment Company expansion

Power Equipment Company, which has been distributing construction equipment in the Rocky Mountains region since 1936 and is a long-time member of the Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) dealer network, is expanding its footprint in the Southwest with the acquisition of Golden Equipment Company.

 ‘More power without compromise’ with new ASV MAX-Series™ RT-135 Forestry, the industry’s most powerful CTL

 ‘More power without compromise’ with new ASV MAX-Series™ RT-135 Forestry, the industry’s most powerful CTL

GRAND RAPIDS, MN— ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, launches the industry’s most powerful compact track loader: the MAX-Series RT-135 Forestry Posi-Track®loader. Featuring 10% more horsepower than the previous titleholder it replaces, ASV’s RT-120, the 12,990-pound RT-135F gives operators the ability to maintain best-in-class machine […]

Aquajet hires service & application specialist

Aquajet hires service & application specialist

MONROE, Wash. (January 13, 2022) — Aquajet, a global leader in Hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, hires James Brown as its service and application specialist for North America. Brown provides service and support for Aquajet customers throughout the United States and Canada. His role includes commissioning new equipment and providing operational and maintenance training. He also provides […]

The ARA Foundation to award $128,500 in scholarships

MOLINE, IL — Each year, the American Rental Association (ARA) Foundation awards numerous scholarships in effort to attract talent to the equipment and event rental industry. For the 2022-2023 academic year, $128,500 will be available to students seeking higher education through trade schools, universities, and community colleges. In total, 66 individual scholarships are available with […]

Don’t get caught in the cold

Don’t get caught in the cold

Winter maintenance tips for screen media by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of product technology It’s been a long productive season, and snow and cold are on their way. Whether shutting down for the winter or pressing through, aggregate processing operations must take steps to maintain productivity and minimize maintenance costs: from screen media evaluations and […]

The remarkable Cobra 230R blasts through rubble

The remarkable Cobra 230R blasts through rubble

Larsen Dirtworks LLC of Foreston, MN know their stuff when it comes to crushing rock. EvoQuip customers for a few years now, they are experts in the industry and pride themselves in helping customers run smooth and lucrative operations. The company has been running an EvoQuip Cobra 230R impact crusher, a versatile and easy to […]

Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate® Tailgates ensure full truck utilization

Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate® Tailgates  ensure full truck utilization

PEORIA, IL  – Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate® Tailgates are designed to maximize haul truck utilization, effectively increasing haul capacities by up to 20 percent while also providing added safety and extended tire life. Philippi-Hagenbuch’s tailgates include models suited for both articulated and rigid frame trucks, making them the ideal solution for everything from quarries to coal mines […]

CMP Pumping promotes Chris Dover to Regional Operations Manager

CMP Pumping promotes Chris Dover to Regional Operations Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — Concrete & Materials Placement (“CMP” or “CMP Pumping”), a concrete pumping company serving areas across the Southeast, is proud to announce the promotion of Chris Dover to a Regional Operations Manager in Western and Central Carolinas and Louisiana markets. Dover has been with CMP since 2008, starting as a high-rise boom operator […]

USCC releases white paper on financing mechanisms for growing composting industry

RALEIGH, NC – A new USCC white paper released today identifies grant funding and other financing mechanisms for the growing U.S. compost manufacturing industry and makes recommendations for entrepreneurs and policymakers on expanding and using these methods. “Financing Industrial Composting Facilities: Challenges and Opportunities” outlines equity, debt financing, grants, public-private partnerships, bonds and new types […]

GSSI unveils new PaveScan® MDM – essential tool for QA/QC labs

GSSI unveils new PaveScan® MDM – essential tool for QA/QC labs

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces the new PaveScan® Mix Design Module (MDM), which transform’s GSSI’s industry-leading PaveScan® RDM system into a powerful new quality control tool for asphalt density assessment. By helping to avoid premature road failures such as raveling, cracking and deterioration along poorly compacted joints, PaveScan […]

Durex products to feature full aggregate product lineup at AGG1

Durex products to feature full aggregate product lineup at AGG1

Learn About the Company’s Screen Media, Liners, Wear Parts, and Screen Accessories LUCK, WI – Durex Products, Inc., based in Luck, Wisconsin, will display its screen media, liners, wear parts, and screen accessories in booth 1147 at Nashville Music City Center, March 29–31, in Nashville, Tennessee. The company offers numerous innovative urethane, rubber, and specialty […]

CDRA expands member services with new Gypsum Recycling Committee

Chicago, IL – A new Gypsum Recycling Committee has been formed by the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) to help those involved in the industry grow the recovery rate for the commonly found material. Post-consumer gypsum, largely derived from waste drywall, has been difficult to recover from the construction and demolition material stream. Over […]

Werk-Brau Skeleton Rock Buckets sift rock from loose materials

Werk-Brau Skeleton Rock Buckets sift rock from loose materials

FINDLAY, OHIO — New Werk-Brau Skeleton Buckets are specifically designed to separate large rock and other debris from smaller loose materials.  Available in various widths and sizes for either loaders or excavators.  Manufactured with high-strength T-1 steel in all critical wear points, with abrasion resistant wear straps to reinforce the bucket bottom.  Tapered side plates reduce […]

Women of Asphalt hires Administrative Director

Women of Asphalt hires Administrative Director

Arpine Baghdasarian hired as WofA’s first Administrative Director ORANGE PARK, FL — The Women of Asphalt (WofA) is delighted to announce the hiring of Arpine Baghdasarian as the Administrative Director beginning January 3, 2022. She will be responsible for helping plan, develop, and implement WofA’s programs, marketing strategies, and communications. Prior to joining WofA, she […]

Knudsen to ride into retirement after 42 years in the transport industry

Knudsen to ride into retirement after 42 years in the transport industry

SAUK CENTRE, MN – Gary Knudsen, Felling Trailers’ Regional Sales Manager, has been a part of the heavy equipment and transport industry for a little over 42-years and has chosen to retire at the end of 2021. About 17 of those years have been spent selling trailers; 4-years with Towmaster and the last 13-years with Felling […]

Hexagon and Mineral Resources partner on the world’s first automated road-train solution

Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning and Mining divisions announced the development of an automated road-train solution with leading mining services company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL). To be deployed on MRL’s haulage fleet, the solution integrates drive by-wire technology with an autonomous management system to orchestrate vehicle movement in road-train haulage. The automated road-train solution focuses on […]

CASE donates Compact Track Loader to Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground to support veteran and youth programs

CASE Donates Compact Track Loader to Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground to Support Veteran and Youth Programs

RACINE, WI— CASE Construction Equipment donated a TV450B compact track loader (CTL) and numerous attachments to Camp Southern Ground, a multi-missioned non-profit organization in Fayetteville, Georgia founded by GRAMMY Award-winning artist Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band. For the majority of the year, Camp Southern Ground is committed to supporting veteran mental health and wellbeing with two programs that […]

Four Equipment Dealer Associations Board of Directors vote to form a new – North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA)

Four Equipment Dealer Associations Board of Directors vote to form a new – North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA)

SAINT LOUIS, MO – The joint boards of the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), the Midwest-SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association (MSEDA), the United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA) and the Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) have voted to move forward with a proposal that would consolidate the four associations. This action is the first step towards consolidating which […]

Celebrating 100 years of hard rock crushing in Tampere, Finland

Celebrating 100 years of hard rock crushing in Tampere, Finland

Tampere in Finland has an impressive history when it comes to crushing hard rock. Over the years, Metso Outotec has developed world-leading expertise in rock-crushing and screening. Crushed aggregates are needed for numerous infrastructure or construction purposes such as building rails and roads, producing concrete or recycling used construction materials.

French start-up Hiboo is distinguished by Bertrand Piccard’s Solar Impulse Foundation

French start-up Hiboo is distinguished by Bertrand Piccard’s Solar Impulse Foundation

The specialist in construction equipment data has received the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution” label, rewarding profitable solutions to protect the environment.   Founded by Bertrand Piccard, the Solar Impulse Foundation is dedicated to meeting ecological challenges without hindering economic growth. In 2017, it launched the “Beyond 1,000 Solutions” initiative, which consists in identifying and labeling […]

MEMIC lauds Kennebec Lumber Company with 2021 Award for Injury Management

PORTLAND, MAINE – The MEMIC Group, workers’ compensation insurance specialists, has named Kennebec Lumber Company, of Solon, Maine, one of four winners of The MEMIC Award for Excellence in Injury Management for 2021.   Nominated by MEMIC claims staff, Kennebec Lumber Company was considered the best among more than 20,000 policyholders insured by MEMIC when […]

Process Heating Company at World of Asphalt: A view from the inside — How one simple component benefits asphalt and contracting operations

Process Heating Company at World of Asphalt: A view from the inside — How one simple component benefits asphalt and contracting operations

SEATTLE, WA – Visitors at World of Asphalt, March 29 – 31 in Nashville, TN, will have an insider’s view when they visit Process Heating Company (PHCo) at Nashville Music City Center, booth #3119. Unique animated videos show how PHCo’s products work, effectively illustrating what sets the company’s Lo-Density® drywell-style electric heat apart from fossil-fuel […]

Industrial vertical, Immersion sump pumps and sewage ejector pumps from Vertiflo Pump Company come standard with premium efficiency motors suitable for VFD operation

Industrial vertical, Immersion sump pumps and sewage ejector pumps from Vertiflo Pump Company come standard with premium efficiency motors suitable for VFD operation

Vertiflo Pump Company’s Series 700, 800 and 900 immersion sump pumps are available with variable frequency drive (VFD) motors. These vertical immersion sump pumps built for sump drainage, flood control and process drainage meet EPA and OSHA requirements. Depending on the RPM selected, the VFDs provide the capability of varying flow and head performance from […]

Caterpillar adding compact line of asphalt pavers and screeds to the Paving Products Machine Family

Caterpillar adding compact line of asphalt pavers and screeds to the Paving Products Machine Family

Caterpillar Inc. announces that it will be adding a new compact line of asphalt pavers and screeds to the Paving Products Family. These standard 8-foot size-class paver and screed combinations include the AP400, AP455, AP500, and AP555 asphalt pavers as well as the SE47 V and SE47 FM asphalt screeds. They come equipped with features […]

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