Category Archives: Industry News

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

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

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — 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 […]

MWS launches new brand identity

MWS launches new brand identity

MWS Equipment evolves globally as profile and market grow Due to a dynamic expansion and the re-alignment of McCloskey International’s washing division, the business is pleased to announce a new brand identity that will support the evolution of this business unit and re-emphasize our commitment to the wet processing sector. The business will move forward […]

Lindner’s patented twin-shaft cutting system ensures precision with maximum efficiency

Lindner’s patented twin-shaft cutting system ensures precision with maximum efficiency

The way a twin-shaft shredding unit works is fairly simple: two tools moving in opposite directions draw in the collected waste material for shredding and crush it all together into smaller pieces. If it is purely about volume reduction, for example for easier transport, this can be achieved with conventionally designed shafts. Some applications, however, […]

Volvo CE expands material handler lineup with new model and options

Volvo CE expands material handler lineup with new model and options

“A dedicated material handler is purpose-built for these applications, compared with modifying an excavator to fit into these segments,” said Matthew McLean, product manager, Excavators, Volvo CE. “Now we’ve added a second machine to our line-up with the EW200E MH, which is perfect for light and medium material handling like plastic, household waste and scrap.” […]

New CAT® 657 Wheel tractor-scraper increases productivity

New CAT® 657 Wheel tractor-scraper increases productivity

Featuring the field-proven, twin-power design to boost cycle times, the new Cat® 657 Wheel Tractor-Scraper (WTS) elevates productivity and operating efficiency to deliver low-cost earthmoving. A 7% increase in fuel efficiency over the 657G WTS means more material moved per unit of fuel burned, and improved onboard payload estimating accuracy helps optimize productivity. The largest […]

CASE wins prestigious Good Design® Award for design of “Project Zeus”

CASE wins prestigious Good Design® Award for design of “Project Zeus”

Project Zeus” is the CASE 580 EV backhoe loader — the construction industry’s first electric backhoe loader; award recognizes “most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product and graphic designs produced around the world.” CASE Construction Equipment has earned a 2020 Good Design Award® from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press […]

Astec announces expanded distribution with Road Machinery & Supplies Co.

Astec announces expanded distribution with Road Machinery & Supplies Co.

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Astec Industries is pleased to announce that Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has expanded its distribution to include Astec brands Roadtec and Peterson in increased territories and regions. RMS is a trusted dealer for Astec brands KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens. RMS provides construction and mining equipment throughout the Upper Midwest. […]

Truck tractors and heavy equipment prices on the rise according to Ritchie Bros. latest Market Trends report

Truck tractors and heavy equipment prices on the rise according to Ritchie Bros. latest Market Trends report

With its auctions 100% online due to COVID-19, Ritchie Bros. drew record buyer demand in 2020. As a result, the company’s latest Used Equipment Market Trends report is showing price inflation across all majority equipment categories. For example, U.S. truck tractor prices increased 8% over the same time period (three months ending December) in 2019. […]

CASE CE hosts live/interactive webcast on preparing construction equipment for the busy season

CASE CE hosts live/interactive webcast on preparing construction equipment for the busy season

Interactive CASE Earthmover webcast will cover pre-season equipment activities that contractors and fleet managers can implement to ensure optimal operation and uptime for the busy construction season ahead. CASE Construction Equipment will host a live and interactive CASE Earthmover webcast on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10 AM Central on preparing construction equipment for optimal […]

Aquajet extension kit brings additional versatility to hydrodemolition

Aquajet extension kit brings additional versatility to hydrodemolition

MONROE, WA — Aquajet, a global leader in Hydrodemolition robot manufacturing, offers its Extension Kit system for improved reach and versatility in a variety of concrete removal and surface preparation applications, from bridge deck, berth and pier work to dams, tunnels and wastewater plants. The kit allows extended reach side to side as well as […]

John Deere joint tests its first electric-powered backhoe with National Grid

John Deere joint tests its first electric-powered backhoe with National Grid

MOLINE, IL — John Deere, a leading manufacturer of construction equipment, and National Grid, an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company serving more than 20 million people throughout the Northeast, will joint test an electric backhoe concept. The John Deere developed, battery-powered, electric vehicle design – referred to as E-Power – will target […]

Tailgate triumph

Tailgate triumph

Quarry finds increased productivity with tailgate from longtime partner Maximizing productivity is the universal key for a healthy, successful business. What that looks like for each business varies, but every owner, manager and general employee can attest to the fact that if things aren’t running as smoothly as possible, the business is losing money somewhere. […]

Superior teams with Eessco to supply aggregate equipment in New England

Superior teams with Eessco to supply aggregate equipment in New England

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries, Inc. recently appointed EESSCO as its full line aggregate equipment dealer throughout all of New England. A full line dealer sells, services and supports all product segments including portable, modular and stationary crushing, screening, washing and conveying equipment. “We’re excited to partner with such a strong, industry-experienced team at EESSCO,” […]

Hy-Brid Lifts announces new VP of Sales and Marketing

Hy-Brid Lifts announces new VP of Sales and Marketing

Hy-Brid Lifts, an industry leader in aerial lift equipment, announces Marshall Shaver as vice president of sales and marketing. Shaver’s responsibilities will include leading the sales and marketing team, growing the customer base and continuing to execute the company’s successful strategy. “I’m looking forward to working alongside the rapidly growing team at Hy-Brid Lifts,” said […]

CASE extends “Call for Entries” for 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant

CASE extends “Call for Entries” for 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant

CASE Construction Equipment has extended the call for entries for the 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant to January 31st, 2021. Submissions can be made now at DireStates.com/Grant. Originally launched in 2016, the Dire States Grant provides one winning community/project with $25,000 in free CASE equipment use/rental to offset the costs of building or repairing a […]

Todco finds a partner they can rely on

Todco finds a partner they can rely on

When Todd Warfford decided to start his Lexington, NC mulch manufacturing and wood recycling business, Todco, over 20 years ago, he found getting a foothold in the recycling industry more difficult than he initially thought. “When we started our business, we wanted to put in a stationary grinder and approached a local company about getting […]

Equipment Incorporated adds three new locations, expands service in the South

Equipment Incorporated adds three new locations, expands service in the South

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment companies in the South now have greater access to Doosan® machines, parts and service. Equipment Incorporated has expanded with three new dealer locations. The new Equipment Incorporated dealerships add to the company’s existing locations that serve customers across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Equipment Incorporated began their partnership with Doosan […]

Vermeer Corporation acquires electric HDD and fluid management technology

Vermeer Corporation acquires electric HDD and fluid management technology

PELLA, IOWA – Vermeer Corporation recently announced it has acquired electric-powered HDD and fluid systems technology from Normag. Through this acquisition, Vermeer assumes the rights to develop, manufacture and distribute the proven fully electric HDD rigs, generator sets and fluid management systems, which are currently operating across Europe under the Normag brand. As a world […]

Winterizing: How to prepare your excavator during the winter

Winterizing: How to prepare your excavator during the winter

Source: The Scoop Winterizing your excavator isn’t just about readying a machine for colder temperatures. You will also want your operators to know how to react when snow falls and ice covers the ground. In fact, planning ahead is just one small part of a winterization process involving preparation, prevention and operation. Preparation Make the […]

Tips to keep your construction equipment in good shape during the cold winter

Tips to keep your construction equipment in good shape during the cold winter

Source: The Scoop The winter cold is good reason to make sure you and your operators are inspecting machines thoroughly each day and following proper operating procedures to prevent accidental wear and tear, or even downtime. If you plan to store machines during the winter, there are preventive measures you can also take. If you […]

TruckIT announces integration with Autodesk BIM 360

TruckIT announces integration with Autodesk BIM 360

ATLANTA, GA – TruckIT , a construction technology firm specializing in dispatching and electronic ticketing solutions, has announced its integration with Autodesk® BIM 360®, a construction management software which is part of Autodesk Construction CloudTM. By integrating with Autodesk, TruckIT is bringing an innovative solution into the heavy construction industry. While BIM 360 connects data […]

Doosan introduces its largest, most powerful excavator for mining and construction

Doosan introduces its largest, most powerful excavator for mining and construction

Doosan unveiled the DX800LC-7 excavator at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. It’s now available for order SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America has expanded its excavator lineup with its largest model yet. The new Doosan® DX800LC-7 excavator increases the company’s footprint in the aggregate mining industry. The crawler excavator’s size makes it ideal for pit and quarry […]

McCloskey® unveils new mobile feeder stackers

McCloskey® unveils new mobile feeder stackers

KEENE, ON – McCloskey International has introduced new feeder stackers to its lineup – the RF80 and the RF80R – designed to be the largest and most productive products in the category. Versatile in its use across industries, the RF80 Feeder Stacker facilitates the handling and stockpiling of materials including, but not limited to, aggregates, […]

Prepare for comfort

Prepare for comfort

With the introduction of Manitowoc’s new carrier cabin, cab2020, Grove sets new standards in comfort and ergonomics for crane operators. In addition, the new cab2020 is not only the benchmark in design but also meets the latest crash-test requirements in Europe and is ECE R29-3 approved. The new cab2020 is now available on all Grove […]

Doosan announces new RGW Equipment location in California’s Central Valley

Doosan announces new RGW Equipment location in California’s Central Valley

SUWANEE, GA — There is a new convenient dealership for Doosan® machines, parts and service in the Central Valley of northern California. Doosan authorized dealer RGW Equipment opened its third location at 700 W. Mossdale Road in Lathrop, just off the West Side Freeway. “Our new Lathrop location is more convenient for our Central Valley […]