Category Archives: Industry News

John Somers named AEM Vice President, Construction & Utility Sector

MILWAUKEE  – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced it has named John Somers as its vice president, Construction & Utility Sector, effective immediately. Somers replaces Megan Tanel, who will succeed Dennis Slater as AEM President effective January 1, 2022. Somers will be responsible for the strategic direction of construction and utility programs and services […]

The all-new JLG 2733 high-capacity telehandler

Announcing the newest member of JLG’s high-capacity telehandler family. With 26,600-lb max lift capacity, 33-ft max lift height, 8,000-lb capacity at max reach and more, the 2733 is our most powerful telehandler yet. It also brings your customers the expertise, innovation and reputation of the leader in access across a broader, fully capable lineup. Check out […]

Six tips to optimize compact track loader forestry performance

Six tips to optimize compact track loader forestry performance

by Buck Storlie, ASV Holdings Inc. product manager Spring is just around the corner and that means land clearing contractors will be out in full force. While many jobs can be fulfilled using a standard compact track loader with a simple bucket, overgrown areas with thick brush and trees require heavier-duty forestry attachments. And powering […]

ARA forecast continues to call for significant increases in revenue and investment

MOLINE, IL— The outlook for equipment rental revenue, comprised of the construction/industrial and general tool segments, remains positive for 2021 and beyond. The updated third quarter forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA) today at The ARA Show™ 2021 in Las Vegas, shows equipment rental revenue to exceed $47.6 billion in 2021, a 3 […]

Ritchie Bros. launches new self-serve equipment listing service RitchieList.com

Ritchie Bros. launches new self-serve equipment listing service RitchieList.com

New, easy-to-use, listing and private transaction service from the used equipment market leaders VANCOUVER, BC — Selling equipment on your own just got a whole lot easier with RitchieList.com, the latest solution from industry-leader Ritchie Bros. This easy-to-use equipment listing service gives customers the control they want and the tools they need to sell privately […]

Hitachi introduces its new ZW100-6 wheel loader in North America

A reliable, compact equipment solution for landscaping, excavation and earthmoving, agriculture and utility work NEWNAN, GA — Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its ZW-6 wheel loaders in North America with the upgrade of its popular compact model, the ZW100-6. Developed for use in a wide variety of applications — including […]

Terex Washing Systems launch M1700X at Ireland’s CQMS

Terex Washing Systems launch M1700X at Ireland’s CQMS

Terex Washing Systems launched its latest innovation—the enhanced M1700X Mobile Washing Screen—at CQMS, Ireland’s Construction & Quarry Machinery Show, which took place Sept.10-11 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The M1700X is a redesign of the M1700 and improves the M Range™ of mobile washing screens manufactured by Terex Washing Systems that can produce up to five products […]

Deadline looms for federal contractors to protect $592 billion in revenue by proving their employees are vaccinated

Deadline looms for federal contractors to protect $592 billion in revenue by proving their employees are vaccinated

Companies Must Find a Reliable Way to Review and Verify Employee & Subcontractor Vaccinations or Risk Losing Contracts WILMINGTON, NC — As the deadline approaches for companies that provide services to the federal government to confirm all of their employees and subcontractors are vaccinated against COVID-19, these employers are under urgent pressure to find a […]

New webinar series: Get Erosion and Sediment Control to Work for You: Saving Time and Money While Protecting the Environment

Attend the new October webinar series Get Erosion and Sediment Control to Work for You: Saving Time and Money While Protecting the Environment. First take a step back to the basics of erosion control with a look at the importance of controlling erosion on site. Then dive into the importance of planning and investing in […]

Maverick Environmental Equipment joins Morbark Dealer Network

Industrial Equipment sales territory will include OH, IN, KY, and western WV WINN, MI – Morbark, LLC, is pleased to announce that Maverick Environmental Equipment has been selected as a Morbark® Industrial Products dealer for Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Western West Virginia. Morbark is a leading manufacturer of tree care, forestry, sawmill, and wood recycling […]

CASE launches the TV620B Compact Track Loader: The largest and most powerful CTL ever built

CASE launches the TV620B Compact Track Loader: The largest and most powerful CTL ever built

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the TV620B compact track loader (CTL), the largest and most powerful compact track loader ever built. The 114-horsepower, 6,200-pound rated operating capacity* CTL delivers best-in-class breakout forces — as well as more standardized features than previously available on any CASE CTL. This includes standard adjustable electro-hydraulic controls, high-flow hydraulics, auto ride […]

New-for-2021 winter line of insulated dipped, leather and corded glove models for exceptional hand safety for every application

Each year millions of workers suffer from hand injuries in the U.S. In fact, one-fourth of all workplace accidents involve hands and fingers. It’s no surprise that quality hand protection has become a priority amongst employers given 60% of injuries can be prevented with the use of proper hand protection. Protect hands at work this […]

UMA goes deep to anchor Georgia pump station

UMA goes deep to anchor Georgia pump station

by Brian M. Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing You need to build a stable foundation for improvements to a pump station but you’re located in a five-foot water table within proximity to a creek. How do you keep the foundation from rising? One Georgia county’s engineer chose to pin it down with rock anchors and UMA Geotechnical […]

Using ground-penetrating radar to ensure dam safety

Accurate non-destructive approach saves time and money during investigations by Peter Masters As the world struggles to improve its critical infrastructure, many are seeking out non-destructive testing (NDT) methods that can help to accurately determine what can be repaired and what needs to be replaced. In the field of dam safety, NDT methods are seen […]

Kanson adds three new Grove GMK4100L-1 cranes to Hong Kong fleet after positive experience with predecessor

Kanson adds three new Grove GMK4100L-1 cranes to Hong Kong fleet after positive experience with predecessor

Kanson Crane & Heavy Transport trusted the performance of the Grove GMK4100L-1 model after positive experiences with the predecessor GMK4100L The cranes have a compact design and deliver powerful performance, and Kanson will use them on construction projects across Hong Kong. Hong Kong-based heavy equipment rental company Kanson Crane & Heavy Transport (Kanson) has added […]

Vermeer and Conmeq to bring fully electric mini skid steer loaders to European jobsites

Vermeer and Conmeq to bring fully electric mini skid steer loaders to European jobsites

Vermeer Corporation has entered into a distribution agreement with Conmeq Construction Equipment & Machinery B.V., to supply Conmeq-branded electric mini skid steer loaders to be sold, serviced and supported through Vermeer industrial dealers in Europe. Based in Budel, The Netherlands, Conmeq manufactures a fully electric, rubber-tired mini skid steer model, the AS15, with a 500 […]

GSSI to highlight UtilityScan® Compact GPR Unit at INTERGEO 2021

GSSI to highlight UtilityScan® Compact GPR Unit at INTERGEO 2021

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be showcasing its UtilityScan® compact GPR unit at INTERGEO 2021, which will be held at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds, Hanover, Germany Sept. 21-23, Booth 23. Also on display will be the 200 HS antenna and the StructureScan Mini XT. Visitors to the booth […]

Fernandez Holdings acquires Nortrax Inc. and Schmidt Equipment Inc. to become United Construction & Forestry

  SCARBOROUGH, MAINE – Fernandez Holdings, Inc., which owns a diverse portfolio of businesses, including 57 John Deere Ag and Turf dealerships in the Northeast and South Central US, has acquired 14 John Deere Construction and Forestry stores, nine locations from Nortrax, Inc. in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York, and five stores in Massachusetts […]

Werk-Brau Introduces Hydra-clamp® Bucket for heavy or awkward loads

Werk-Brau Introduces Hydra-clamp® Bucket for heavy or awkward loads

FINDLAY, OHIO — Werk-Brau introduces the Hydra-clamp® bucket with a built-in rotary actuated thumb which maintains consistent clamping force on the load through the entire rotation, for improved flexibility and precision.  Constructed of abrasion and wear resistant and high-strength AR400 steel in all critical areas, this versatile attachment is ideal for handling heavy, awkward, or bulky […]

IROCK Crushers appoints Golden Equipment as new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers is thrilled to announce they are partnering with Golden Equipment Company to represent the IROCK product line throughout New Mexico and the El Paso region of Texas. “With several locations in the Southwest, and with 35 years as an industry dealer, I am very pleased to be partnering with […]

Introducing the all-electric Vermeer R500 reclaimer

Introducing the all-electric Vermeer R500 reclaimer

Vermeer expands its horizontal direction drilling (HDD) fluid management equipment line and launches its first electric-powered reclaimer with the new Vermeer R500 reclaimer.  This is the first model released by Vermeer from the acquisition of electric-powered horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and fluid systems technology from Normag in 2020. The all-electric R500 reclaimer is a key […]

Hummerbee adds new Compact Articulated Loader to its line of Rough Terrain Equipment

Hummerbee adds new Compact Articulated Loader to its line of Rough Terrain Equipment

EDMORE, MI – Hummerbee has announced that they will soon be releasing their newest rough terrain machine, the 721R telescopic, compact articulated loader, and is actively taking preorders now. The first loaders are expected to deliver during Q4 2021. Founded in 1986 as A&O Forklift – now doing business as Hummerbee Rough Terrain Equipment – […]

Doosan Infracore sale to Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co.

Doosan Infracore sale to Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co.

SUWANEE, GA Aug. 19 was the official close and completion date of Doosan Infracore sale to Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co. Doosan Infracore will become a subsidiary of the newly created Hyundai Genuine (HG) group alongside Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) as two independent construction equipment companies under HHIH. HG will act as the intermediary company of […]

Total Equipment, Inc. expands Vermeer Industrial representation in the Caribbean, rebrands to Vermeer Caribbean

Total Equipment, Inc., a full-line Vermeer Industrial dealer headquartered in Puerto Rico, today announced it has acquired the rights from Vermeer Southeast to represent the Vermeer Industrial product line in over 20 islands south of Cuba, from Jamaica to Trinidad & Tobago, and including the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao).