Category Archives: Industry News

Alan Shoemaker talks with students exploring mining careers

Alan Shoemaker runs the Tuscola Stone mining company in Tuscola and believes more students should explore career opportunities in this industry. After working with the IAAP and other members to develop the Let’s Rock campaign he accepted an invitation from Tuscola High School to do a virtual presentation for the school’s new Intro to Trades class. […]

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 […]

Nonresidential construction spending decreases 1.1% in March, says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending decreases 1.1% in March, says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C.—National nonresidential construction spending declined 1.1% in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $778.5 billion for the month. Spending was down on a monthly basis in 11 of the 16 nonresidential subcategories. Private nonresidential […]

John Deere introduces the John Deere Protect™ Service Plan

John Deere introduces the John Deere Protect™ Service Plan

John Deere introduces its construction equipment service program, John Deere Protect™ Service Plan. Through this program, routine maintenance is performed at every 500-hour interval by an experienced John Deere dealer. The program decreases long-term ownership costs and reduces customer risk, adding a layer of certainty for customers. The program will roll out for John Deere […]

Monroe Tractor names Karen Long new CFO

Monroe Tractor names Karen Long new CFO

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 pleased to announce Karen Long as chief financial officer of Monroe Tractor.

New CAT® 816 landfill compactor

New CAT® 816 landfill compactor

Building on a nearly 50-year legacy of delivering maximum compaction performance and rugged durability, the new Cat® 816 Landfill Compactors features improved guarding and structure engineering to optimize uptime availability. New grouping of service points reduces time spent on maintenance, while the compactor’s updated cab design increases operator comfort and productivity. Alleviating potential damage, new […]

Demolition attachment tooth build-up templates indicate wear levels and simplify maintenance

Demolition attachment tooth build-up templates indicate wear levels and simplify maintenance

Properly maintaining demolition attachment teeth maximizes performance and optimizes the life of replacement parts. As teeth become worn, they need to be rotated, built-up or replaced. To help customers determine and monitor how far processor teeth have worn from their original shape, Genesis now offers Processor Tooth Build-up Templates. Available for the Genesis GDR, GDT […]

Engcon’s tiltrotator makes a winning impression with excavators at Australia’s largest machine show

Engcon’s tiltrotator makes a winning impression with excavators at Australia’s largest machine show

The National Diesel & Turf Expo took place in Sydney from April 9th to 11th, 2021. The fair founded in 2016 is Australia’s largest machine fair with visitor numbers growing every year. Engcon has participated at the event several times, but this year’s participation was different. In previous years, Engcon has been represented through resellers, […]

Sandvik Mobile Crushers & Screens reach major safety milestone

Sandvik Mobile Crushers & Screens reach major safety milestone

Sandvik Mobile Crushers & Screens have reached a major safety milestone with 1,000 days without a lost time incident. Our employees have worked 2 years, 8 months, and 27 days without any lost time injury, which is a measure of monitoring incidents that result in an employee missing work due to an injury or accident in the workplace. Manufacturing engineering […]

Advanced technology for the new CAT® 815 soil compactor

Advanced technology for the new CAT® 815 soil compactor

The new Cat® 815 Soil Compactor features technology upgrades to help increase productivity and efficiency, so more area is compacted in less time on large earthworks projects. New machine designs and revised service groupings combine to cut maintenance costs up to 9%. With all components relocated from the cab roof to lower overall transport height, […]

Mecalac hydraulic thumb increases material handling ease

Mecalac hydraulic thumb increases material handling ease

NORFOLK, MA — Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, offers a new hydraulic thumb option for its recently re-configured two-piece boom with offset, available for 6MCR skid excavators and 7MWR wheeled excavator models. The new thumb makes it easy to pick up, maintain and move large […]

Volvo CE expands dealer technician training with new West Coast facility

Volvo CE expands dealer technician training with new West Coast facility

Volvo CE is adding a West Coast technical training facility in the San Francisco Bay Area later this year as part of a larger initiative to invest in technical training across North America. In addition to diesel construction equipment, the facility will serve as a hub for Volvo Group battery-electric vehicle training including Volvo CE, […]

New ASV OEM maintenance kits provide convenient, all-in-one solution

New ASV OEM maintenance kits provide convenient, all-in-one solution

ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, introduces Maintenance Kits for simple and convenient ASV machine parts purchasing and maintenance. The kits include replacement filters for service intervals. All parts included are OEM, ensuring customers receive the highest quality filters for maximum machine reliability. “We want […]

John Deere announces 2021 “Own It” low monthly payment program

John Deere announces 2021 “Own It” low monthly payment program

MOLINE, IL — John Deere unveils its 2021 “Own It” Low Monthly Payment Program, available for customers who want to own the quality and reliability of John Deere compact and mid-size equipment. Customers can utilize the low monthly payment program to get on the path to equipment ownership for a variety of compact and mid-size equipment […]

Volvo CE adds new EC380E straight boom excavator to its purpose-built demolition tool lineup

Volvo CE adds new EC380E straight boom excavator to its purpose-built demolition tool lineup

Volvo CE is adding to its demolition lineup with the new 38-ton EC380E Straight Boom excavator, which replaces the traditional boom-and-stick approach with a 23-foot straight boom and purpose-built arm. This custom-built excavator offers a significant height advantage over standard models along with outstanding reach, stability, cab protections and durability, making it an ideal choice […]

Plans underway across the country to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

Plans underway across the country to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

Environmental and recycling businesses, organizations, community groups and individuals around the U.S. are making plans to celebrate the annual International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) coming up the week of May 2 – 8. Traditionally, ICAW is promoted by holding a variety of different types of group activities and events. Last year, it was celebrated predominately using social […]

WDS 2021 heads to Chicago

WDS 2021 heads to Chicago

The 2021 World Demolition Summit (WDS) will take place in Chicago, USA, on October 20 & 21 It is returning to the US following a successful online event in November after the rescheduling of the live WDS originally arranged for Vienna, Austria. This year’s program, will feature William Sinclair presenting a paper on the British […]

IROCK Crushers launches dealer portal

IROCK Crushers launches dealer portal

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers recently launched their Dealer Portal, which is specifically designed for IROCK dealers to access needed information involving the sales, service, support and marketing of the IROCK product line. “This application has been a great way to provide our dealers everything they need right at their fingertips and in real-time. […]

New CAT® MH3250 & MH3260 material handlers

New CAT® MH3250 & MH3260 material handlers

Setting the standard for uncompromising power and performance, the new Cat® MH3250 and MH3260 models deliver high efficiency in demanding material handling applications. Replacing the historical Cat 330D MH and 345 C MH models respectively, the Next Generation MH3250 and MH3260 tracked material handlers boast longer maintenance intervals and improved fuel efficiency to decrease owning […]

New Cat® 992 wheel loader increases productivity, efficiency

New Cat® 992 wheel loader increases productivity, efficiency

Building on a more than half-century legacy that includes the best-selling large mining loader model of all time, the new Cat® 992 Wheel Loader sets a new standard by offering up to 32% greater productivity. This new large mining loader reduces maintenance costs by as much as 10% and offers up to 48% greater payload-per-fuel […]

Comberplast is cleaning up coasts with Lindner’s Micromat 1500

Comberplast is cleaning up coasts with Lindner’s Micromat 1500

Lindner’s new 1500 model from the Micromat series was presented at K 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. In impressive live outdoor demonstrations it showcased the shredding of fishing nets as the first step in the recovery process. This very model was delivered to Chilean plastics recycler and circular economy pioneer Comberplast at the beginning of last […]

Brokk Inc. partners with Vacuworx to offer vacuum lifting attachments in North America

Brokk Inc. partners with Vacuworx to offer vacuum lifting attachments in North America

MONROE, WA — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, announces the addition of two Vacuworx lifting attachments to its lineup in North America. The vacuum lifting systems, optimized for use with Brokk machines, are capable of attaching to and lifting concrete, granite, marble, metal, steel and other flat, non-porous materials. With the […]

Komatsu’s PC88MR-11 excavator delivers higher productivity

Komatsu’s PC88MR-11 excavator delivers higher productivity

CHICAGO, IL — Contractors looking for a machine with performance and versatility in an easy-to-transport package, will want to take a look at the Komatsu PC88MR-11 excavator. The reduced tail swing radius on the PC88MR-11 makes it ideal for work on roadways, bridges, urban areas, or anywhere space is limited. Versatility and efficiency come standard […]

Metso Outotec mine conveyor system in South America

Metso Outotec mine conveyor system in South America

Metso Outotec has received an order for a heavy-duty mine conveyor system in South America. The delivery consists of high reliability overland conveyors, including a 2-km single flight conveyor. Equipment provided in this package runs at speeds of up to 6 m/s with a delivery capacity of over 9,000 t/h. The order value is approximately […]