Category Archives: Industry News

 ‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

John Deere to acquire majority ownership in Kreisel Electric

John Deere to acquire majority ownership in Kreisel Electric

·     Kreisel Electric produces innovative battery technology for e-mobility and stationary systems. ·     This investment will provide John Deere with optimal integration to efficiently design vehicles and powertrains around superior immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology. ·     Deere will leverage Kreisel’s battery-buffered charging technology to build out infrastructure to support global customers. ·     The majority acquisition strongly aligns with Deere’s electrification […]

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 […]

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. […]

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

October New Business Volume Up 16 Percent Year-over-year, 16 Percent Month-to-month, and 10 Percent Year-to-date WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for October […]

New Cat® 304 and 305 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power and performance with lower operating costs

New Cat® 304 and 305 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power and performance with lower operating costs

Built to deliver an improved customer experience, the new 4-tonne, Cat® 304, and 5-tonne, Cat 305 CR, Next Generation Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power to the pumps, higher bucket breakout forces and deeper standard digging depths to increase performance by up to 20% over their E2 series counterparts. Their industry-leading grease intervals and extended […]

Sandvik unveils 3-Series Mobile Impact Crusher

Sandvik unveils 3-Series Mobile Impact Crusher

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens is delighted to announce the launch of its new QI353 mid-size impactor, the first of its New 3rd Generation 3-Series products. Designed in response to customer research, the QI353 has been built with more productivity, uptime, efficiency, flexibility, connectivity and safety at the forefront of its innovative design.     The Sandvik QI353 features a ground-up new mid-size track platform and custom Prisec impact crusher. Targeted at quarry, […]

Inaugural ASCC/TCA Safety Summit held

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, and the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), Mt. Vernon, IA, held their inaugural ASCC/TCA Safety Summit in Houston, TX, on November 12. The event brought together those responsible for safety in their companies for a day of information exchange. Safety professionals from ASCC and TCA members […]

Brokk hires corporate controller

Brokk hires corporate controller

MONROE, WA—Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, announces Corey Lewis as its corporate controller. Lewis manages all accounting operational functions, financial statements and reports, internal control evaluation, budgets and process improvements.

Earn additional continuing education from pre-conference workshops before IECA annual conference

Join peers February 15 – 18 in Minneapolis, Minnesota! https://www.eventscribe.net/2022/IECA2022/ Preconference Workshops at the IECA Annual Conference https://www.eventscribe.net/2022/IECA2022/ Attend Preconference Workshops [ https://www.eventscribe.net/2022/IECA2022/agenda.asp?pfp=PreCon ] before the IECA Annual Conference and Expo [ https://www.eventscribe.net/2022/IECA2022/ ] officially begins to gain addition continuing education credit. Professional Development Hours (PDH) and RCEP credits are available for these sessions. Half […]