Category Archives: Road

BOMAG Americas signs All Roads Equipment as specialty equipment distributor for Virginia

BOMAG Americas signs All Roads Equipment as specialty equipment distributor for Virginia

RIDGEWAY, SC – BOMAG Americas announces it has signed All Roads Equipment as a new dealer for its specialty equipment lines, covering all counties in Virginia. Under the new collaboration agreement, All Roads Equipment, a division of All Roads, will provide contractors in the region with sales, service and parts support for BOMAG’s extensive landfill and […]

Hilltip acquires Industrial Metal Products, Inc.

Hilltip acquires Industrial Metal Products, Inc.

LAKESIDE PARK, KY – Hilltip, a leading manufacturer of snowplows, spreaders, de-icing sprayers, sweepers and other road maintenance equipment, has acquired all assets of Industrial Metal Products, Inc., an Indiana-based manufacturer of truck beds and other quality metal products. The arrangement provides growth opportunities for both companies’ products, while aiding Hilltip’s expansion in the North […]

Hamm │ HC CompactLine series – the new compacts for earthworks

Hamm │ HC CompactLine series – the new compacts for earthworks

Sustainable and comfortable Hamm presents new small compactors: The HC CompactLine series (EPA Tier 4/EU Stage V engines) replaces the predecessor H CompactLine series with immediate effect. The new compacts offer impressive gradeability, improved driving characteristics and a comfortable, spacious cab. The 5 t (11023 lbs) and 7 t (15432 lbs) machines are extremely easy […]

Two steps ahead: the VÖGELE Dash 5 road pavers

Two steps ahead: the VÖGELE Dash 5 road pavers

Road construction companies are equipped for the future with VÖGELE’s latest-generation SUPER 1900-5(i) and SUPER 2100-5(i) Road Pavers and AB 500 and AB 600 Extending Screeds. Highway Class pavers are perfectly at home whether on highways or handling other demanding large-scale projects. The SUPER 1900-5(i) manages pave widths between 2.55 m and 11.5 m, the […]

Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization

Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov., the Reggio Emilia’s plant of Kohler Engines sponsored and hosted the event “Alternative fuels. A sustainable path to engines decarbonization”, a workshop organized by SAE-NA, STEMS-CNR and Kohler.

Ritchie Bros. shows rise of compact earthmoving equipment in November Market Trends report

Ritchie Bros. shows rise of compact earthmoving equipment in November Market Trends report

Large excavator sales down in the U.S. in 2022, while mini excavator sales are on the rise FORT WORTH, TEXAS – With its November Market Trends Report, Ritchie Bros. takes a closer look at sales of earthmoving equipment in North America, including excavators, dozers, wheel loaders, skid steers, and more.

Public support for state & local transportation funding improvements remains strong

Public support for state & local transportation funding improvements remains strong

WASHINGTON – Voters in 18 states Nov. 8 approved 88 percent of 380 state and local ballot initiatives that are expected to generate almost $20 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for transportation improvement projects, according to initial results compiled by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

Succeeding with standardization

Succeeding with standardization

Key Considerations to Optimize Trailer Fleets by Troy Geisler, vice president of sales and marketing, Talbert Manufacturing For fleet owners looking to standardize their operation, selecting a trailer manufacturer might feel more like picking a favorite sports team than a strategic move to maximize hauling equipment investments. To some extent, it is. Teams with dedicated […]

American Concrete Institute launches search for next executive vice president

American Concrete Institute launches search for next executive vice president

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — In anticipation of the retirement of ACI Executive Vice President Ron Burg, the ACI Search Committee, and executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates have released the position specifications for the association’s next Executive Vice President. The search firm, Russell Reynolds, has detailed the position and related responsibilities, which include carrying out the […]

Vögele is introducing new mini road pavers

Vögele is introducing new mini road pavers

Two battery-electric models will also be available Vögele will be presenting four new mini road pavers at Bauma 2022 that are able to pave widths ranging from 0.25 to 1.80 m. Both the wheeled paver and the tracked paver will be available with optional diesel or battery-electric drive systems. The new machines round off the […]

A sustainable fuel solution

A sustainable fuel solution

How renewable diesel can combine with on-site fuel storage to reduce carbon emissions by Jeff Lowe, Western Global Americas Director of Product & Sales Enablement North America is seeing a growing emphasis on sustainability and the role environmental initiatives play in making the world a cleaner, greener place to live. Both the United States and […]

Fisher Space Pen® presents the handiest pen for hands-on professionals

Fisher Space Pen® presents the handiest pen for hands-on professionals

Boulder City, NV – Most workers may have a pen or two in their pocket, whether working in an office or on a construction site. Writing on a piece of paper in a relatively uneventful, uninterrupted environment is easy, and any regular pen would be enough. However, anyone with a more physically involved profession wants something […]

New Doosan Portable Power 20kVA to 50kVA generators feature industry’s best motor starting

New Doosan Portable Power 20kVA to 50kVA generators feature industry’s best motor starting

STATESVILLE, NC  — New upsized alternators in Doosan®Portable Power 20kVA to 50kVA generators enable operators to be more efficient and start larger motors without stepping up a generator size class. The high power needed to start motors usually dictate the size of generator that operators pick for their jobs. After the motor is started, the […]

Bauma: Yanmar City has customers at its heart

Bauma: Yanmar City has customers at its heart

What a difference a few years make. Since bauma 2019, Yanmar Compact Equipment has embarked on a transformational journey that has seen its business, products and brand all revitalized. Yanmar City, the company’s striking booth at bauma 2022, has been designed to demonstrate just how far, fast and successful that transformation has been.

Improving workplace mental health and well-being

WASHINGTON – On Oct. 20, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and the department’s Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy Taryn Williams welcomed a group of corporate employers and disability advocacy leaders recognized for their innovative approaches to fostering mental health-friendly workplaces.

American Concrete Institute announces international partnership with the Global Cement and Concrete Association

American Concrete Institute announces international partnership with the Global Cement and Concrete Association

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI —While exhibiting and participating in PROCEMCO in Cartagena, Colombia, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) were able to formalize their cooperative efforts by signing an International Partnership Agreement (IPA). This new agreement formalizes the desire to collaboratively develop and disseminate information on concrete, concrete structures, and […]

Moss Construction adds pink Vermeer PD10 pile driver to fleet

Moss Construction adds pink Vermeer PD10 pile driver to fleet

Custom-painted machine to help raise breast cancer awareness in the solar industry.  Moss commissioned a custom-painted Vermeer pile driver to help raise awareness for the impact breast cancer has on the lives of so many people. The family-owned business, headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, proudly took delivery of the pink Vermeer PD10 pile driver and […]

Optimizing recycled asphalt pavement screening

Optimizing recycled asphalt pavement screening

by Lars Bräunling, MAJOR director of screening technology Millions of tons of recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) is used in asphalt mixtures each year, and the popularity of the product is only increasing. It makes sense. Virgin aggregate isn’t cheap, and there’s a ready supply of RAP just waiting to be used. After it’s milled from […]

Contractors from Utah, Texas, Indiana and Connecticut receive 2022 ARTBA National Contractor Safety Awards

Contractors from Utah, Texas, Indiana and Connecticut receive 2022 ARTBA National Contractor Safety Awards

Transportation construction companies from four states were recognized Sept. 26 for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Annual Convention, held in Nashville, TN.

Awards given at American Society of Concrete Contractors Annual Conference

Awards given at American Society of Concrete Contractors Annual Conference

Ronald Simonetti, retired from Cleveland Cement Co., and Robert Dalrymple, North Coast Concrete, both in Cleveland, received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO on Sep. 29 at the organization’s Annual Conference in Cleveland. Dalrymple has been an ASCC member for over four decades. During that time, he […]

GSSI showcases StructureScan™ Mini XT at World of Concrete 2023

GSSI showcases StructureScan™ Mini XT at World of Concrete 2023

Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc, (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 World of Concrete. Visit booth N1838 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada January 17-19, 2023 to see demonstrations of the capabilities of the […]