Category Archives: Industry News

Ritchie Bros. to discuss construction and transportation insights with FREE March 8 live industry panels

Ritchie Bros. to discuss construction and transportation insights with FREE March 8 live industry panels

Register online today for the free informative Inside Edge Live Industry Panels hosted online March 8 Ritchie Bros. has been selling used commercial assets for decades, resulting in a wealth of in-house expertise and a massive amount of equipment, pricing, and demand data. Over the past several years the company has used this expertise and […]

Komatsu’s D71-24 dozer with distinctive slant nose design offers exceptional visibility

Komatsu’s D71-24 dozer with distinctive slant nose design offers exceptional visibility

Most powerful hydrostatic transmission dozer in its size class Worried that a mid-size dozer won’t have enough power for your bigger jobs? Komatsu’s D71EX/PX-24 with the most powerful hydrostatic transmission (HST) dozer in its size class is effective at grading, pushing, side-cutting and work on soft ground, giving you the flexibility to move from production […]

Engcon and Volvo launch a global collaboration – the start of a long-term joint development in the industry

Engcon and Volvo launch a global collaboration – the start of a long-term joint development in the industry

In 2020 the collaboration started with Engcon’s eML and Volvo Smart Connect. This resulted in the first compatible machines, an updated EC250 E and EC300 E reaching the Engcon workshops and Volvo, with customer delivery due in the first quarter 2021. The project is the start of a global collaboration agreement between Volvo Construction Equipment […]

Engcon supplies tiltrotators to Euromach R145

Engcon supplies tiltrotators to the world´s largest spider excavator the Euromach R145

With its 17 tons and a raw power engine of 255 horsepower, the Euromach R145 can call itself the world’s largest spider excavator. Able to perform all conceivable functions from one and the same position whilst climbing steep terrain. And to help improve efficiency, it has now been equipped with an Engcon tiltrotator. ”It is […]

IROCK Crushers welcomes new dealer

IROCK Crushers welcomes new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers has partnered with GT Mid Atlantic to be their exclusive dealer in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. The leadership team at IROCK was keen to strategically partner with GT Mid Atlantic to represent its full line of products in this key region. “In 2020, IROCK’s laser focus was on […]

Metso Outotec to launch 360° online showroom experience – join the Nordtrack Liveroom opening

Metso Outotec to launch 360° online showroom experience – join the Nordtrack Liveroom opening

When machine exhibitions and face-to-face meetings have been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic during the past year, Metso Outotec is finding alternative ways to remain in touch with aggregates customers and other external key stakeholders. A Nordtrack™ Virtual Launch and Liveroom event will open on March 17th 2021. At this exclusive, live digital event, Metso Outotec will introduce two new products in the Nordtrack™ mobile range. The event will feature live webinars […]

Kubota introduces new compact track loader: SVL97-2 

Kubota introduces new compact track loader: SVL97-2 

GRAPEVINE, Texas – Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled the newest member of its compact track loader line with the SVL97-2. The new SVL97-2 offers increased productivity coupled with Kubota’s tradition of dependable power. The new SVL97-2 will replace the popular SVL95-2s and will be available at Kubota dealerships February 2021. “Kubota’s new SVL97-2 sets the bar […]

ALLU Group Inc. announces new dealer for Tennessee

ALLU Group Inc. announces new dealer for Tennessee

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – ALLU Group Inc. is pleased to announce Stowers Machinery Corp., headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer and ALLU Crusher material processing attachments. The company has six locations in Tennessee, and provides sales and rental of ALLU’s unique attachments, as well as complete […]

Industry partnership fulfills young Wisconsin man’s Make-A-Wish Day

Industry partnership fulfills young Wisconsin man’s Make-A-Wish Day

PELLA, Iowa — At a recent Make-A-Wish Day celebration held at the Vermeer Wisconsin facility in Madison, Edgar Contreras was presented with the tools of the trade he needs to turn his dream of owning and operating his own landscaping company into a reality. Contreras is a 19-year-old from Milwaukee who is battling thyroid cancer. Orchestrated […]

Ritchie Bros. continues strong pricing trend with massive six-day Orlando, FL auction

Ritchie Bros. continues strong pricing trend with massive six-day Orlando, FL auction

Ritchie Bros.’ February Florida auction is a destination event for equipment buyers and sellers, attracting thousands of people from around the world to the Sunshine State. This year, with COVID-safety its focus and a wealth of technology in its toolkit, Ritchie Bros.’ conducted a hybrid-style event in Orlando, FL—equipment stored onsite with 100% online bidding […]

Kubota introduces technology-forward next gen compact excavators

Kubota introduces technology-forward next gen compact excavators

GRAPEVINE, Texas – Kubota Tractor Corporation announced two new compact excavators and a new hydraulic quick coupler available at dealerships this quarter and plans for another excavator this summer. The introduction of the new KX057-5 and the U55-5 lead the company’s construction equipment product introductions in 2021, both models offer various upgrades from their previous […]

CASE launches CASE LIVE; announces new webcast on equipment finance solutions for construction businesses

CASE launches CASE LIVE; announces new webcast on equipment finance solutions for construction businesses

New webcast (February 24 — 10 AM Central) focuses on equipment acquisition strategies and optimal financing programs for long-term business growth and success.     CASE Construction Equipment is launching CASE LIVE — a new broadcast and engagement platform with live events and educational sessions delivering topics that include equipment fleet management, acquisition strategies, new […]

ASV genuine OEM rubber tracks provide longevity, reliability and derailment prevention

ASV genuine OEM rubber tracks provide longevity, reliability and derailment prevention

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, offers genuine OEM compact track loader tracks engineered for leading longevity, performance and anti-derailment capabilities. Backed by 30-plus years of experience and more than 150,000 hours of testing, ASV rubber tracks are manufactured with the […]

Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control 2.0 available on D51i-24 and D61i-24

Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control 2.0 available on D51i-24 and D61i-24

Technology significantly increases dozer productivity Productivity is key to job site success. And just as technology has transformed global business, Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control (iMC) can help quickly transform construction job sites into highly efficient, highly productive operations. Komatsu’s iMC incorporates a host of advanced, proprietary machine technology, to let contractors take advantage of productivity-enhancing […]

Bidding now open for Ritchie Bros. Orlando auction

Bidding now open for Ritchie Bros. Orlando auction

Ritchie Bros. has been conducting massive auctions in Orlando, FL for decades, attracting travelers from around the world to the sunshine state every February—this year will be different. Due to COVID-19, to ensure the safety of its customers and employees, Ritchie Bros. will be conducting its six-day February Orlando event entirely online, and bidding has […]

Fecon LLC announces purchase of the Vermeer Forestry mulching products and enters into global distribution agreement

Fecon LLC announces purchase of the Vermeer Forestry mulching products and enters into global distribution agreement

Fecon LLC announces the purchase of the Vermeer forestry mulcher product line and through this arrangement has established a global distribution agreement with the company. This distribution agreement with Vermeer, which will be rolled out on a controlled basis throughout 2021, will provide their dealers access to the robust line of mulching equipment that leverages the best […]

John Deere rolls out performance tiering strategy starting with utility loaders

John Deere rolls out performance tiering strategy starting with utility loaders

The strategy, including the G, P and X tiers, offers contractors three choices of solutions to meet their needs. MOLINE, IL — Developed in response to evolving customer needs and expectations, John Deere recently launched its Performance Tiering Strategy, delivering a range of products at different levels of capability and user experience. Available first on […]

Benefits of high performance screen media

Benefits of high performance screen media

Non-traditional media often improves wear life and quality over woven wire by Serge Raymond, manager-product technology, MAJOR Choosing screen media for a screen box isn’t as simple as it used to be. What once was just woven wire now includes a variety of alternative options, such as rubber, polyurethane, metal plates, high vibration wire, combinations […]

Dealers in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Minnesota join ASV’s growing network

Dealers in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Minnesota join ASV’s growing network

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, continues to expand its dealer network in the United States with two new dealers and one new dealer location in Q4 of 2020. ASV added Commerce City, Colorado-based Hardline Equipment and four Highway Equipment and […]

Minnesota facility, New York composting pioneer site among USCC awards

Minnesota facility, New York composting pioneer site among USCC awards

RALEIGH, NC — The City of Orlando, a longtime Minnesota compost facility and pioneer of community composting in New York City are all being honored as industry leaders in the US Composting Council’s 2021 version of its prestigious annual awards program. Awardees are nominated by peers and honored each year at the US Composting Council’s […]

John Deere delivers power, performance with purpose-built 700L PL40 pipelayer-ready crawler

John Deere delivers power, performance with purpose-built 700L PL40 pipelayer-ready crawler

MOLINE, IL — Purpose-built with customer needs top of mind, the John Deere 700L PL40 crawler provides a powerful solution for pipelaying applications. Offering a lift capacity of 40,000 pounds, the John Deere-designed and -manufactured 700L PL40 model provides customers with operating ease and exceptional durability. “Our customers face a multitude of challenges, from tight […]

New Vermeer TR6450 trommel screen delivers three-product separation

New Vermeer TR6450 trommel screen delivers three-product separation

PELLA, IA ­–– Vermeer is updating its trommel screen line with the new Vermeer TR6450 trommel screen, which is capable of sorting up to three product sizes at once. The TR6450 features adjustable front-fines, rear-fines and overs conveyor for efficient multi-product production. With a 20-foot long, 6.5-foot diameter quick-change tension screen drum, the TR6450 can […]

Greenway Products & Services LLC opens new Baltimore MD pallet manufacturing facility

Greenway Products & Services is opening its third pallet manufacturing plant in Maryland. Located on Hollins Ferry Road in Baltimore, the new facility supports the rapid growth in online shopping, and the emerging network of warehouses supporting business and home deliveries in the Mid-Atlantic region. Baltimore is strategically located within an overnight drive of one-third […]

Out on the Limb Tree Service finds stability with Black Splitter S2 800 

Out on the Limb Tree Service finds stability with Black Splitter S2 800 

Out on the Limb Tree Service, LLC has built up a large contingent of trucks and equipment over its 21 years in business, but the acquisition of a Black Splitter S2 800 Cone Splitter from Ransome Attachments in 2018 has brought a new level of versatility to this tree service operation. The company provides a […]