Category Archives: Road

The Wirtgen Group at Bauma: “The Future in Roadbuilding – Smart. Safe. Sustainable.”

The Wirtgen Group at Bauma: “The Future in Roadbuilding – Smart. Safe. Sustainable.”

More than 90 Exhibits and 33 World Premieres on an Exhibition Space of 13,000 Square Meters In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation. The industry’s trendsetting technology leader, and second-largest exhibitor, is once […]

Doosan DD100 dozers are in full production and on their way to North America

Doosan DD100 dozers are in full production and on their way to North America

The new Doosan® DD100 dozers are being produced at the manufacturing facility in South Korea. Customers can expect to see an increasing number of Doosan dozers in North America as more machines arrive at dealerships. Doosan Infracore North America unveiled its first dozer at a media event last December in Arizona: the 10-metric-ton DD100. The pre-prototype […]

Mecalac introduces new swing loader models to the North American market

Mecalac introduces new swing loader models to the North American market

NORFOLK, MA – Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduces three new swing loader models to the North American market. The all-new AS750, AS850 and AS1000 models join the previously released swing loaders, the AS600, AS900tele, AS1600 and AS210, rounding out a comprehensive series that has revolutionized […]

CASE Kicks Off “The Groundbreaker Roadshow” to bring the all-new, industry-first CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader to customers across North America

CASE Kicks Off “The Groundbreaker Roadshow” to bring the all-new, industry-first CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader to customers across North America

Fans across North America need not wait any longer. Starting September 14, the industry-first CASE Minotaur DL550 will be making its way across the United States and Canada on The Groundbreaker Roadshow — showcased at more than 50 CASE dealer locations. “Minotaur has a massive fan following and we’re giving it the rock star treatment […]

Innovations for greater sustainability in recycling & soil stabilization processes

Innovations for greater sustainability in recycling & soil stabilization processes

World Premiere of the KMA 240(i) Cold Mixing Plant and Technology Updates for the WR Series Cold recycling technologies from Wirtgen are in use around the world for climate-friendly and cost-effective recycling of construction materials. The new KMA 240(i) mobile cold mixing plant now makes in situ production of high-quality mixes even more efficient. In addition to […]

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment has created an online tool that allows customers to “build and price” their ideal electric compact excavator and wheel loader, marking the company’s latest advancements in both e-commerce and the introduction of electric construction equipment to the market. Initially available in North America and Norway, the tool on the Volvo CE website […]

ARTBA Foundation announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class

ARTBA Foundation announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class

Pennsylvania Contractor, Long-time N.J. Construction Association Executive, Tolling Innovator, and Equipment Manufacturing Pioneer Among the Inductees WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania highway contractor Donald B. Stabler, Utility & Transportation Contractors Association (UTCA) of New Jersey CEO Robert A. Briant, Jr., E-Z Pass co-founder James “J.J.” Eden, and iron plow inventor John Deere are the 2022 inductees into […]

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Consolidated ownership and internal transitions are underway as the business focuses on leading safety-related innovation into the next generation   MADISON, IN – As Grote Industries enters its 121st year of operation, the family continues in its leadership and embraces change in preparation for the future. Recently, fourth-generation family members, Dominic, John and Mike Grote […]

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces next generation ViO17-1E & ViO25-6B mini excavators

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces next generation ViO17-1E & ViO25-6B mini excavators

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces a new generation of its ViO17 and ViO25 mini excavators. The ViO17-1E and ViO25-6B are upgraded for improved operator comfort, convenience and ease of use while retaining Yanmar equipment’s reputation for high performance and reliability in tight spaces. The ViO17-1E is best suited for residential work, landscaping and small general […]

Hilltip introduces SprayStriker™  2600 de-icing sprayer

Hilltip introduces SprayStriker™  2600 de-icing sprayer

LAKESIDE PARK, KY – Hilltip now offers the SprayStriker™ 2600 sprayer for de-icing and anti-icing applications. Featuring industry-leading technology, it is engineered to be the most efficient truck-mounted brine sprayer on the market. The SprayStriker 2600 has a 265-gallon capacity with a polyethylene tank and powder-coated stainless-steel frame, making the unit durable, yet lightweight. It is […]

Brokk welcomes Western Canada sales manager

Brokk welcomes Western Canada Sales Manager

MONROE, WA — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, is growing in Canada and recently named Troy Steele regional sales manager for the western region of the country. Steele has 16 years of experience in equipment sales and will serve Brokk customers across all industries, including demolition, construction, mining, cement, metal processing and tunneling. He […]

GSSI announces 2022 Colorado and Oregon showcases focused on ground penetrating radar for the concrete and utility markets

GSSI announces 2022 Colorado and Oregon showcases focused on ground penetrating radar for the concrete and utility markets

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground-penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be hosting a series of Showcases in Colorado and Oregon in September 2022 focused on GPR applications in the concrete and utility industries. Experts will be on hand to demonstrate GSSI’s StructureScan™ Mini XT all-in-one concrete scanner and the UtilityScan® system. 

FIA World RX electric era takes off with Volvo Construction Equipment as official track building partner

FIA World RX electric era takes off with Volvo Construction Equipment as official track building partner

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) provides instrumental support to FIA World Rallycross (World RX) Championship as it begins its electric racing. The high-energy FIA World Rallycross Championship officially begins its electric race series this weekend at Hell in Norway Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is adding power to the action as Official Track Building Partner […]

ACI hires industry expert to assist Centers of Excellence

ACI hires industry expert to assist Centers of Excellence

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI  – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has hired Dean A. Frank to develop programs to assist in supporting the use of nonmetallic reinforcement and reducing carbon emissions in the concrete construction industry. Frank will initially be working primarily with NEU: An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete, assisting in the development […]

Hamm: Numerous innovations in earthworks and asphalt construction

Hamm: Numerous innovations in earthworks and asphalt construction

Innovations in machine technology and digital solutions At bauma, Hamm will present a jam-packed program. This includes numerous world premières as well as innovative further developments. The spectrum of innovations ranges from compactors and pivot-steered tandem rollers, electrified tandem rollers and options for earthworks and asphalt construction, through to the Smart Compact digital compaction assistant.

Benninghoven — Future fuels are carbon- neutral

Benninghoven — Future fuels are carbon- neutral

Benninghoven burners enable the effective use of renewable – and therefore sustainable – energy sources Many markets are now preparing to exit from coal, while systems running on oil are also increasingly subject to tighter regulations and restrictions. With technologies from Benninghoven, operators can modernize their plants and safeguard the continued operation of their business. […]

General Equipment Company offers BITTYBREAKER™ manual impact breaker

General Equipment Company offers BITTYBREAKER™  manual impact breaker

OWATONNA, MN – General Equipment Company’s model 102 BITTYBREAKER™ is a manual impact breaker/tamper designed to provide a simple, inexpensive alternative to jackhammers, sledgehammers, pick axes and other tools. Compatible with a multitude of industry-standard jackhammer tools, the hand-held BITTYBREAKER offers a powerful impact energy to effectively break concrete or frozen ground, cut asphalt, tamp […]

GSSI updates their UtilityScan® GPR System with new user interface to accelerate workflow from target detection to reporting

GSSI updates their UtilityScan® GPR System with new user interface to accelerate workflow from target detection to reporting

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces the updated UtilityScan® GPR system, with a new user interface (UI) that makes it easier than ever to locate and mark the depth of underground utilities in real-time in the field. With real-time target mapping, advanced scanning and identification capabilities, the rugged and […]

Mazio XL Hydraulic Rock Breakers ideal for quarry, demolition applications

MAZIO XL Hydraulic Rock Breakers i IDEAL FOR QUARRY, DEMOLITION APPLICATIONS

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The heavy-duty XL Series of Hydraulic Rock Breakers from Port St. Lucie, Florida-based Mazio Attachments LLC provides reliable performance in the most demanding applications — from quarries and mining, to tunneling and trenches, to demolition and more. Designed for carriers from 1 ton to 140 tons of operating weight — […]

Alarming rise in trench-related fatalities spurs U.S. Department of Labor to announce enhanced nationwide enforcement, additional oversight

Alarming rise in trench-related fatalities spurs U.S. Department of Labor to announce enhanced nationwide enforcement, additional oversight

22 workers have perished in first half of 2022, a 68 percent increase over all of 2021  WASHINGTON – In 2022’s first six months, 22 workers have fallen victim to the deadly hazards present in trenching and excavation work – surpassing 15 in all of 2021 – and prompting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety […]

Next-Generation Doosan crawler excavators are now available

Next-Generation Doosan crawler excavators are now available

Doosan Infracore North America introduces its next-generation -7 Series crawler excavators in the United States and Canada. The initial launch includes four models, with more excavators to be announced in the coming months. The first models are the Doosan® DX140LCR-7, DX225LC-7, DX255LC-7 and DX350LC-7.

Do your machines have anti-restart protection? Here is how to find out

Do your machines have anti-restart protection? Here is how to find out

In order to meet certain regulations, and as a best safety practice, machinery must be prevented from automatically or unintentionally restarting when an unscheduled power interruption occurs. The safety regulations that reference preventing accidental operation can be found in OSHA 1910.217 (b)(8)(ii) and ANSI B11.1-2009 (6)(2)(3). OSHA 1910 Subpart O specifies two categories of machines […]