Category Archives: Recycle Features

CBI’s Log and Stump Screw helps Marquis Tree Service reduce disposal costs

by Joe Gallagher North Billerica, MA – Since 1993, Marquis Tree Service has helped thousands of customers throughout Massachusetts with their tree care needs. Between their crews doing land clearing and tree removal, there’s no shortage of material coming back to their lot on a daily basis. But running a tree service company out of […]

Cranes, lifts and power lines: a safety oriented approach

by Colleen Suo Steve Sprague, RCA, CTSP, featured speaker at the recent TCIA Expo in Baltimore, MD, spoke on safety procedures and practices when using cranes and lifts in close proximity to power lines. During his introduction, Sprague emphasized that he was presenting his interpretation of the current regulatory environment, which in turn dictated how […]

CASE to Donate more than $175,000 in Materials to Habitat for Humanity from CONEXPO Exhibit

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas will receive 40,000 square feet of carpeting and padding, and 5,634 square feet of plywood for possible use in future projects or to sell in its secondhand home improvement stores. CASE Construction Equipment will donate more than $175,000 in materials to Habitat for Humanity from its exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. […]

Rockster Recycler Demo Days features six machines including the new R1100DS

by Jon M. Casey Rockster® Recycler hosted its first ever North American Demo Days event December 1-2, 2016 at a site within the Rockingham County Fair Grounds facility outside Harrisonburg, VA. Hosted by Rockster Recycler, N.A. and Greenfield Equipment Sales, LLC with support from Lawrence Equipment who provided CASE equipment and operators used during the […]

A material handler with the right attachment can make recycling easier

by Jon M. Casey Recyclers of all kinds are always looking for better ways to move material from one place to another. For some, a skid steer loader or small front end loader is sufficient. For others, a conveyor or larger front end loader might be preferred. Whether the material is scrap metal, wood waste, […]

DEMI Equipment offers a number of innovative services

Company specializes in quality refurbishment of concrete and asphalt recycling equipment by Jon M. Casey For those of you who are not familiar with Dakota Equipment Manufacturing Incorporated (DEMI Equipment) of Cresbard, SD, we had the opportunity to learn more about owner, Tim Holmberg, his family and their innovative approaches to equipment problem solving, with […]

Recycling industry shops for new equipment at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 & IFPE 2017

by Jon M. Casey If you are in the market for the latest in recycling equipment and services, then CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 & IFPE 2017 is the place to do some highly effective shopping! Tens of thousands of industry members from around the world descend upon the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV for […]

Asphalt shingle recycling: What you need to know

by Jerry Lambert, Asphalt Shingle Grinding Service, LLC Recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) are becoming a valued commodity in the recycling community as well as the asphalt industry. It has been estimated that around 11 million tons per year of waste shingles are produced and, for the most part, disposed of in traditional landfills every year. […]

Kentucky-Based Louisville Tractor Inc. Joins Bandit Dealer Network

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Bandit Industries welcomes Louisville Tractor Inc. as the company’s newest Bandit Authorized Dealer for small equipment sales, parts and service. Louisville Tractor will serve customers in southern Indiana and north central Kentucky, focusing on hand-fed chippers and stump grinders.

New electric grinder gives Earth‘n Wood™ greater productivity

by Jon M. Casey For Earth’n Wood Products, Inc. owner Wes Snee and his son Charlie, 2015 was a year that found them needing to replace their primary wood grinding machine, a Diamond Z 8000 tub grinder. Due to Earth’n Wood’s success in becoming the largest mulch, topsoil and landscaping materials suppliers in Northeastern Ohio, […]

2016 TCIA Expo

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) held their annual expo in Baltimore, MD Nov. 10-12. Billed as the world’s largest tree care show and conference, the association was there in force to promote members’ businesses, safety, arboriculture in general and to offer previews of the latest in tree care equipment.

Southeastern Equipment promotes Heath Watton and Michey Gourley

CAMBRIDGE, OHIO — Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that Heath Watton and Mickey Gourley have both been promoted to the position of vice president. Watton and Gourley will be responsible for all Southeastern Equipment Company locations, and will oversee daily operations, including sales, service, parts and customer relations.

John Deere Integrates SmartGrade™ Technology Into the 750K and 850K Dozer Models

John Deere is building on its lineup of SmartGrade™ crawler dozers with the integration of the machine control offering on the 750K and 850K models. Adding SmartGrade availability on these larger machines will improve job site accuracy and quality of work through the complete integration of the Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System. The system is […]

Updated John Deere 470G LC excavator primed to tackle pipeline, mass earth moving and road building projects

MOLINE, IL — The John Deere 470G LC Excavator is the latest member of the production class equipment lineup to be updated to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards and to incorporate a bevy of customer inspired and productivity boosting features. The 367 hp model now comes fully loaded with an EPA Final Tier 4 […]

Morbark hosts 10th Demo Days event

Morbark, LLC, welcomed about 250 customers, members of its authorized dealer network, and other guests from around the world for its 10th Demo Days event on October 13-14. Morbark’s Demo Days give attendees the opportunity to not only watch the equipment in action, but also meet the people who build and support the equipment as […]

CASE demonstration highlights land clearing capabilities at product launch event in Tomahawk

by Colleen Suo On October 11, CASE Construction hosted a product launch for a number of industry media representatives at their dealer training center in Tomahawk, WI. There, they introduced their new G Series Tier 4 compliant family of wheel loaders. These new machines range from 141hp on the model 521G that has a bucket […]

TRC Annual Conference focuses on “Recycling by Design”

by Jon M. Casey The Tennessee Recycling Coalition (TRC) held its Annual Conference & Awards Dinner on October 16-18 at the Oak Ridge National Labs, Y-12 New Hope Center and nearby Double-Tree Hotel. This year’s theme was “Recycling by Design” and attendees enjoyed networking and interesting workshops by industry professionals as well as exhibits and […]

YAK MATS leads the way in timber mats for construction

by Joe Parzych Beasley Forest Products of Hazlehurst, GA is home to the largest hardwood sawmill in the United States, producing more than 4,000 MBF of hardwood lumber per week. As a part of that process, Beasley Forest Products provides hardwood mats for a number of industrial uses including construction and utility projects throughout North […]

Black Splitter S2X 800 converts customer to dealer

MARLTON, NJ — Bill Mollard, owner of Davis, W.VA. based Timberline Landscape Care, went from being the owner of a Black Splitter S2X 800 wood splitting attachment to a dealer. This unique German manufactured cone splitter enables an operator to handle and split large timber without leaving the cab of a construction machine.

New Cat Proximity Awareness System

Caterpillar is introducing a new collision avoidance system, Proximity Awareness, for surface vehicles. Part of Cat® MineStar™ Detect capability set, the new system uses the latest peer-to-peer communications leveraged by the automotive industry. The system delivers fast and reliable communications between vehicles and presents collision avoidance information to operators without the need for a robust […]

Penton’s new EquipmentWatch verification app offers immediate serial number/VIN verification

ATLANTA, GA — Penton’s EquipmentWatch, the world’s leader in data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has launched the new EquipmentWatch Verification mobile app that provides immediate serial number and VIN verification for heavy equipment and on-road trucks in the auction and resale markets. Available for both Android and iOS devices, the new […]

Cat tilt buckets handle angled surface and precision grading tasks

A new line of Cat® tilt buckets is available for Cat crawler excavator models 311-325 and for wheel excavator models M314–M322. The new buckets, available in both pin-on and coupler configurations, hydraulically tilt 45 degrees from vertical, right and left, to provide added capability when working on angled surfaces or performing precise grading.

CASE launches all new G Series Wheel Loaders

Racine, WI — CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all new G-Series wheel loaders, spanning seven new models scaled for work ranging from supply yards, building construction and agriculture up to quarries and mass excavation. The new introduction brings the entire product line to Tier 4 Final compliance featuring Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) engine technology that […]

Caterpillar mourns passing of Glen Barton

Glen Barton, former Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), died October 24, 2016 in Peoria, Illinois, at age 77. Barton retired in 2004 after nearly 43 years of Caterpillar service, spending the last five as Chairman and CEO. “The Caterpillar family is extremely saddened by Glen’s passing,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug […]