Category Archives: Road

CMP Pumping promotes Chris Dover to Regional Operations Manager

CMP Pumping promotes Chris Dover to Regional Operations Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — Concrete & Materials Placement (“CMP” or “CMP Pumping”), a concrete pumping company serving areas across the Southeast, is proud to announce the promotion of Chris Dover to a Regional Operations Manager in Western and Central Carolinas and Louisiana markets. Dover has been with CMP since 2008, starting as a high-rise boom operator […]

GSSI unveils new PaveScan® MDM – essential tool for QA/QC labs

GSSI unveils new PaveScan® MDM – essential tool for QA/QC labs

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces the new PaveScan® Mix Design Module (MDM), which transform’s GSSI’s industry-leading PaveScan® RDM system into a powerful new quality control tool for asphalt density assessment. By helping to avoid premature road failures such as raveling, cracking and deterioration along poorly compacted joints, PaveScan […]

Women of Asphalt hires Administrative Director

Women of Asphalt hires Administrative Director

Arpine Baghdasarian hired as WofA’s first Administrative Director ORANGE PARK, FL — The Women of Asphalt (WofA) is delighted to announce the hiring of Arpine Baghdasarian as the Administrative Director beginning January 3, 2022. She will be responsible for helping plan, develop, and implement WofA’s programs, marketing strategies, and communications. Prior to joining WofA, she […]

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 […]

Four Equipment Dealer Associations Board of Directors vote to form a new – North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA)

Four Equipment Dealer Associations Board of Directors vote to form a new – North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA)

SAINT LOUIS, MO – The joint boards of the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), the Midwest-SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association (MSEDA), the United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA) and the Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) have voted to move forward with a proposal that would consolidate the four associations. This action is the first step towards consolidating which […]

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 […]

Process Heating Company at World of Asphalt: A view from the inside — How one simple component benefits asphalt and contracting operations

Process Heating Company at World of Asphalt: A view from the inside — How one simple component benefits asphalt and contracting operations

SEATTLE, WA – Visitors at World of Asphalt, March 29 – 31 in Nashville, TN, will have an insider’s view when they visit Process Heating Company (PHCo) at Nashville Music City Center, booth #3119. Unique animated videos show how PHCo’s products work, effectively illustrating what sets the company’s Lo-Density® drywell-style electric heat apart from fossil-fuel […]

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 […]

Caterpillar adding compact line of asphalt pavers and screeds to the Paving Products Machine Family

Caterpillar adding compact line of asphalt pavers and screeds to the Paving Products Machine Family

Caterpillar Inc. announces that it will be adding a new compact line of asphalt pavers and screeds to the Paving Products Family. These standard 8-foot size-class paver and screed combinations include the AP400, AP455, AP500, and AP555 asphalt pavers as well as the SE47 V and SE47 FM asphalt screeds. They come equipped with features […]

Sixth Circuit dissolves stay allowing OSHA to move forward with implementation and enforcement of the COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

From AGC of America: On Friday, Dec. 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the OSHA Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This decision allows OSHA to proceed with implementation and enforcement of the rule issued on November 5, 2021. AGC is a party to […]

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.

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 […]

GSSI will have Concrete Scanning and Utility Locating Systems at World of Concrete 2022 

GSSI will have Concrete Scanning and Utility Locating Systems at World of Concrete 2022 

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be showcasing its StructureScan™ Mini XT all-in-one concrete inspection GPR system at the World of Concrete show on January 18-20, 2022 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also on display will be the industry-leading compact UtilityScan® GPR system. Drop […]

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. […]

Tips for Water Tank Safety & Efficiency

Tips for Water Tank Safety & Efficiency

By Josh Swank, Vice President of Marketing, Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. Site safety and efficiency are two of the main reasons why spraying haul roads is common practice. Yet ironically, the equipment many operations use to wet the roads is neither the safest nor most efficient option. The secret to finding the ideal solution lies within the […]

Monroe Tractor Names Greg Downing Operations Director for New York and New England locations.

Monroe Tractor Names Greg Downing Operations Director for New York and New England locations.

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 excited to announce Greg Downing as Operations Director. Greg will be responsible for managing and communicating expectations in all […]

GSSI Highlights Innovative PaveScan® RDM 2.0 Asphalt Density Assessment Tool at 2022 Transportation Research Board Meeting

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces that it will feature its industry-leading PaveScan® RDM 2.0 asphalt density assessment tool at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 101st Annual Meeting, which takes place January 9-13, 2022 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Drop by Booth #831 to […]

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 […]

Final Rule: Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

On Nov. 22, 2021, the Department announced publication of the final rule, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.” The Department has finalized regulations to implement Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” which was signed by President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on April 27, 2021. Executive Order 14026 states that the […]

Entire ARTBA Safety Team earns OSHA Construction Trainer Credential

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The five professionals on the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) safety team have successfully completed the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 500 Class, allowing them to teach the agency’s 10-hour and 30-hour classes to transportation construction workers across the country.

Hitachi ships first ZX200-6 utility excavator to North America

NEWNAN, GA, — Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA) announced that the first medium-sized Hitachi ZX200-6 utility hydraulic excavator, built for the North American market, has shipped from Hitachi Construction Machinery Tsuchiura Works (Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan). The ZX200-6 excavator is the first of many Hitachi-built and branded machines soon to be available throughout North America and Latin America. With […]