Category Archives: Recycle

New Cat® mulchers bring reliable performance, easy maintenance and keep safety a priority

New Cat® mulchers bring reliable performance, easy maintenance and keep safety a priority

Two new Cat® mulchers for tracked and wheeled excavators and forest machines deliver reliable operation in tough forestry applications. With their easy-to-maintain design, these mulchers incorporate a number of safety features to protect both workers and equipment at the jobsite. With the addition of the new Cat HM3013 and HM5515 models, Caterpillar now offers a mulcher attachment […]

Equipment Finance Industry confidence remains steady in June

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the June 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) on June 21. The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance […]

New Chieftain 1500 from Powerscreen

New Chieftain 1500 from Powerscreen

The Powerscreen Trakpactor 260 and 260SR have been part of our mobile impact crusher range from 2015, they are now back by popular demand! They have been designed not just for the recycling and demolition markets, but for quarrying and mining as well. Capable of processing a wide range of material at a high output, […]

New compost manufacturing industry online learning platform to launch with exclusive sponsorship by Vermeer

New compost manufacturing industry online learning platform to launch with exclusive sponsorship by Vermeer

Vermeer Corporation, a global manufacturer of composting, industrial and agricultural equipment and longtime member of the US Composting Council (USCC), is providing critical financial support to launch the US Composting Council’s new system for online learning.

OSHA Issues Federal COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

By Donna Pryor, Julianne Story & Tracey O’Brien On June 9, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its long anticipated interim final rule and request for comments for the Occupational Exposure to COVID-19; Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). OSHA released the ETS one day after the approval of the standard was received from the Office of Information and […]

Strong pricing continues at Ritchie Bros. according to latest Market Trends report

U.S. truck tractor price index up 23% year over year; medium earthmoving in the U.S. up 21% VANCOUVER, BC, June 9, 2021 /CNW/ – May was another busy month for Ritchie Bros., with multiple record-breaking events and strong pricing across almost every single asset category. In fact, according to Ritchie Bros.’ June Market Trends Report, […]

HEC chooses Manitowoc cranes to educate the next generation of crane operators

HEC chooses Manitowoc cranes to educate the next generation of crane operators

HEC purchased two Manitowoc MLC100-1 crawler cranes to train students. The U.S. has seen an acute shortage of skilled trades workers over the last 20 years. As boomers retire, there are not enough people from younger generations filling their roles. Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) is the only Department of Education accredited school for […]

McCLOSKEY Appoints New Senior Sales Director

Lownds brings depth and breadth of experience in heavy equipment to global market positioned for high growth Keene, ON – McCloskey International is pleased to announce the appointment of Dean Lownds to Senior Sales Director, responsible for the EMEA and APAC regions. Lownds joins the McCloskey International team with over 20 years invested in the heavy […]

Felling Trailers Expands Utility-Based Product Line with PCD

Felling Trailers Expands Utility-Based Product Line with PCD

Felling Trailers announces the addition of the PCD, Pole/Cargo/Dump trailer to their utilities-based product line. The PCD model class is a true workhorse of Felling Trailers’ Utility/Telecom solutions. An operator can carry out a host of transport runs without changing out trailers. The Pole/Cargo/Dump can transport poles, backfill, debris, and even reels with the optional […]

Cat® Command for Construction takes home Gold at the 2021 Edison Awards

Caterpillar received gold for its Cat® Command for Construction system during this year’s Edison Awards program. It was recognized as being the best of the best for the Smart Productivity Tools – Living & Working Environment category. Named after Thomas Alva Edison, the Edison Awards have recognized some of the most innovative products, services and business leaders in […]

Fecon introduces Fecon Green™ environmentally safe hydraulic fluids

Fecon introduces Fecon Green™ Hydraulic Fluids, a zinc-free, readily biodegradable formula that withstands the rigors of land clearing and forestry mulching.  This environmentally friendly product meets or exceeds Vickers M-2950-S, Vickers 1-286-5, U.S. Steel 126, and U.S. Steel 127 criteria. It eliminates the worry of accidental petroleum spills and meets or exceeds high-pressure pump requirements.  […]

Brokk relocates Washington State facility for increased service

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, relocates its Monroe, Washington headquarters, consolidating service for customers in western North America. The move brings administration, sales, training, parts and service under a single roof for better customer response and a more streamlined operation. The new facility provides an additional 7,000 square feet (650 square […]

Normet expands their equipment offering with an agile and compact Variomec XS multipurpose platform

Normet has expanded its wide equipment offering by launching an agile and compact Variomec XS product family to the market. Normet XS carrier is developed to provide safe, purpose-build and agile platform for several different transportation applications needed in demanding mining operations.

Security services need highlighted by forklift joyriding incident, says Spear Security Inc.

The Denver-based firm comments on a recent article that great security guards fulfill many roles to suit the situation. A May 15 article on The Press and Journal reports on a group of trespassers who broke into a garden center in Scotland in an attempt to commandeer a forklift. The group was largely unsuccessful and didn’t cause […]

Can your dust collector filter media handle the job?

One of the most important aspects of dust collection is having the proper filter media for the job. Controlling air quality by containing airborne dust particles benefits the health of workers, safeguards products processed at the facility and protects equipment. Here are key considerations to make sure your dust collector media is right for your […]

Equipment Finance Industry confidence remains near historic highs

Washington, DC — The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the May 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) recently. The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment […]

Kubota introduces all-new, tech-forward, 5-ton tight tail excavator 

Kubota introduces all-new, tech-forward, 5-ton tight tail excavator 

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS – Kubota Tractor Corporation announced today its newest compact excavator, the U48-5, a brand new tight tail swing model that builds upon Kubota’s U Series with a powerful 5 (4.8 metric ton) ton, technology-forward machine packed with advanced features that deliver superior performance, enhanced comfort, and tech options for ultimate operator customization to meet […]

What does the new CDC guidance regarding masks mean for employers?

What does the new CDC guidance regarding masks mean for employers?

By Donna Pryor POSTED IN OSHA On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance withdrawing the mask and physical distancing requirements for fully vaccinated individuals. The new CDC guidance raises issues for employers with respect to the requirements under existing state emergency temporary standards (ETS), state regulations and orders, and […]

5 ways to make the most of your mental health and substance use disorder benefits

5 ways to make the most of your mental health and substance use disorder benefits

By: Ali Khawar The coronavirus pandemic not only attacked people’s physical health, but took a serious psychological toll, as well. This Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to make sure that workers who get health benefits through their employers understand what protections are available for mental health and substance use disorders.

ISEA releases online tool showing safety equipment industry’s nationwide impact

International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Reveals Workers Protected, Jobs Created, Tax Revenue Generated by America’s $71.6 Billion Safety Equipment Industry ARLINGTON, VA—International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is launching an informative and user-friendly online tool May 13, 2021, offering an in-depth, state-by-state look into the number of workers protected by and economic activity of the $71.6 billion […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara launches the Haver Parts Zone

Haver & Boecker Niagara launches the Haver Parts Zone

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario—Haver & Boecker Niagara introduces the Haver Parts Zone, an easy-to-use, online system for convenient vibrating screen parts ordering. The Parts Zone includes detailed visual machine diagrams with clickable components, making it simple to identify required parts and submit a quote request. Quote requests through Haver Parts Zone will be responded to within 24 hours, […]

CBI & ECOTEC appoint General Equipment as new dealer

FARGO, ND – General Equipment will represent both CBI and Terex Ecotec equipment lines in the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa. The appointment will strengthen customer support for Terex’s environmental equipment brands in the territory. General Equipment & Supplies, Inc. was founded in 1984 by four former employees of General Diesel. Their primary […]

American Welding Society launches “AWS Certified” to reach younger workforce

Welding is among the most crucial and essential skilled trades that impact everyday life, yet the number of skilled welding technicians and professionals continues to decrease. It is anticipated that by 2023, over 375,000 welders will be necessary to satisfy our nation’s workforce demands (Emsi, 2019). To impact this decline, the American Welding Society has launched a […]