Category Archives: Road

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sixth Circuit dissolves stay allowing OSHA to move forward with implementation and enforcement of the COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

From AGC of America: On Friday, Dec. 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the OSHA Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This decision allows OSHA to proceed with implementation and enforcement of the rule issued on November 5, 2021. AGC is a party to […]

Werk-Brau Roll-Out Bucket adds 24-inches of dump height to any loader

Werk-Brau Roll-Out Bucket adds 24-inches of dump height to any loader

Werk-Brau introduces Roll-Out Buckets which add 24-inches or more to the dump height of wheel loaders.  Designed for light materials (2000 pounds/cubic yard or less), this new bucket allows the loading of standard (13-feet, 6-inch) trailers without ramps.  Tandem cushioned hydraulic cylinders raise the back of the bucket to achieve the higher dump height, completely […]

LBX introduces new heavy duty excavators for North American market

LBX introduces new heavy duty excavators for North American market

LBX Company announces three new Heavy Duty Excavator models to its current product offering for all of North America. The 210 X4 Heavy Duty, 250 X4 Heavy Duty, and 300 X4 Heavy Duty are purpose-built and approved for tough applications like demolition, land clearing, heavy-duty excavating, and pipeline work.

New tires for versatile excavating work – Nokian Tyres extends the Ground Kare excavator tire family range for both bigger and smaller machines

New tires for versatile excavating work – Nokian Tyres extends the Ground Kare excavator tire family range for both bigger and smaller machines

Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland – A lot has changed in excavator contracting after Nokian Tyres released the Nokian Ground Kare tire for wheeled excavators and backhoe loaders two and a half years ago. The wide block-patterned single tire has since proven its worth in many kinds of excavating work, making it so popular that […]

GSSI will have Concrete Scanning and Utility Locating Systems at World of Concrete 2022 

GSSI will have Concrete Scanning and Utility Locating Systems at World of Concrete 2022 

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be showcasing its StructureScan™ Mini XT all-in-one concrete inspection GPR system at the World of Concrete show on January 18-20, 2022 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also on display will be the industry-leading compact UtilityScan® GPR system. Drop […]

OFFLOADIT launches its easy-to-use online marketplace application for buying and selling used construction materials and equipment

OFFLOADIT launches its easy-to-use Online Marketplace Application for buying and selling used construction materials and equipment

OFFLOADIT, a business created to make buying and selling used construction materials and equipment simple, is excited to unveil its easy-to-use online marketplace app that not only makes buying and selling used construction materials more simple for users, but also works to make the construction industry more environmentally friendly.

Sandvik Mobiles and Finning supporting HVO To power large, mobile crushing and screening equipment, Sandvik are putting sustainability in focus and investing in renewable fuel.

Sandvik Mobiles and Finning supporting HVO To power large, mobile crushing and screening equipment, Sandvik are putting sustainability in focus and investing in renewable fuel.

Working alongside Finning we can confirm that we have successfully used HVO with C series Cat® engines without making any modifications to the engine or fuel tanks.   HVO is a form of renewable synthetic diesel, its acronym standing for ‘hydrogen-treated vegetable oil’. Forming a part in both company’s journey towards a more sustainable future, […]

Cat® Self-Service Options deliver convenient, simple parts ordering and machine repair for those who prefer to do their own service

Cat® Self-Service Options deliver convenient, simple parts ordering and machine repair for those who prefer to do their own service

With new Cat® Self-Service Options (SSO), Caterpillar simplifies the repair process for customers who prefer to complete their own routine maintenance and minor repairs on equipment in their fleet. The customizable SSO solutions include the parts, instructions and recommended tooling for completing specific service work on hundreds of Cat Building & Construction Products (BCP) machines. […]

Tips for Water Tank Safety & Efficiency

Tips for Water Tank Safety & Efficiency

By Josh Swank, Vice President of Marketing, Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. Site safety and efficiency are two of the main reasons why spraying haul roads is common practice. Yet ironically, the equipment many operations use to wet the roads is neither the safest nor most efficient option. The secret to finding the ideal solution lies within the […]

Monroe Tractor Names Greg Downing Operations Director for New York and New England locations.

Monroe Tractor Names Greg Downing Operations Director for New York and New England locations.

At Monroe Tractor our promise to our customers is “we are here to keep you doing your job.” We strive to bring the best products and the best in customer service, which is why we are excited to announce Greg Downing as Operations Director. Greg will be responsible for managing and communicating expectations in all […]

GSSI Highlights Innovative PaveScan® RDM 2.0 Asphalt Density Assessment Tool at 2022 Transportation Research Board Meeting

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces that it will feature its industry-leading PaveScan® RDM 2.0 asphalt density assessment tool at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 101st Annual Meeting, which takes place January 9-13, 2022 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Drop by Booth #831 to […]