Category Archives: Industry News

Mecalac introduces versatile and innovative TA3SH power swivel site dumper

Mecalac introduces versatile and innovative TA3SH power swivel site dumper

NORFOLK, MA — Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduces the TA3SH Power Swivel Site Dumper for increased versatility and safety on jobsites. The site dumper is part of the TA3 range, which is designed for the small to medium jobsite and is particularly useful in […]

Komatsu commits to supporting Feeding America® 
as national partner in COVID-19 response efforts

Komatsu commits to supporting Feeding America® 
as national partner in COVID-19 response efforts

CHICAGO, IL — More than 37 million Americans face hunger each year and as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes an additional 17 million Americans into food insecurity, Komatsu’s North American business units are partnering with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to donate up to $250,000 to support the organization’s work. “The hunger crisis […]

Central Europe gets its first two Metso truck bodies into operation

Central Europe gets its first two Metso truck bodies into operation

Exactly one year after the launch of the Metso truck body at the BAUMA 2019 fair, the first two Komatsu HD605-8 dump trucks equipped with Metso truck bodies have been delivered to a porphyry quarry in Brabant Wallon, Belgium, by Metso distributor BIA Group. These are the first Metso truck bodies taken into operation in […]

Getting up to speed on I-95 in North Carolina

Getting up to speed on I-95 in North Carolina

by Ronald Brock, project manager at S.T. Wooten Situated between the cities of Fayetteville and Dunn in North Carolina is a notoriously busy 18-mile stretch of I-95. Traffic is constant in the area with freight trucks and tourists traveling up and down the East Coast. And while it serves as an important component to the […]

BOMAG launches enhanced 600-HP class cold planers

BOMAG launches enhanced 600-HP class cold planers

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG recently reintroduced its field-proven 600-hp-class (440-kW) BOMAG BM 2200/60 cold planer with a Tier 4 Final (Stage V) engine and multiple productivity enhancing design advancements. The reengineered milling chamber improves the robustness and design of the front material depressor, resulting in increased performance, lower wear and longer component life. A new […]

New CAT® 313 and 313GC deliver high performance

New CAT® 313 and 313GC deliver high performance

Caterpillar launches two new 13-ton class Next Generation excavator models – the Cat® 313 and 313 GC – with new features that elevate machine performance, increase efficiencies and lower owning and operating costs. The new 313 excavator boasts increased power and a range of standard Cat technologies designed to boost operator efficiencies by up to […]

Ritchie Bros. sells CA$184+ million of equipment in its first-ever online-only Edmonton auction

Ritchie Bros. sells CA$184+ million of equipment in its first-ever online-only Edmonton auction

The May 11 – 15, 2020, Edmonton auction welcomed more than 23,500 online bidders from 58 countries, setting a new company attendance record. Approximately 87% of the assets in the auction were sold to Canadian buyers, including 47% purchased by Albertans, while international bidders purchased 13%. One hundred percent of the equipment in the auction […]

New small articulated loader bucket offers durable design for increased productivity

New small articulated loader bucket offers durable design for increased productivity

Bobcat Company is widening its attachment offerings with the introduction of the new small articulated loader utility bucket. The Bobcat® small articulated loader utility bucket is ideal for standard duty grading and leveling. Also, its material handling helps minimize workload and complete projects quickly and efficiently. The new small articulated loader utility bucket has pre-drilled […]

To the members of the Syracuse Builders Exchange

COVID-19 UPDATE To the Members of the Syracuse Builders Exchange Earl R. Hall, Executive Director May 12, 2020 As reported by various media outlets and press conferences by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and various County Executives throughout the 16-county central New York region, construction will most likely begin to reopen on or about May […]

Volvo CE’s zero waste facility

Volvo CE’s zero waste facility

In 2017, according to the EPA, the construction and demolition industry in the U.S. created almost 570 million tons of waste. It’s easy to think of waste as being worthless – but it has a huge cost – social, environmental and economic. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way. As one of the […]

PHIL expands rear eject body production to Brazil

PHIL expands rear eject body production to Brazil

PEORIA, IL — Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc., off-highway truck customizer, recently announced production of its patented rear eject body to begin in Brazil the second quarter of 2020. PHIL’s line of rear eject bodies offers the ideal solution for challenging hauling applications from general construction, road construction and sand/gravel to mine reclamation and underground hauling situations where […]

New CAT® 315 Next Gen small excavator design drives big productivity and efficiency gains

New CAT® 315 Next Gen small excavator design drives big productivity and efficiency gains

Offering superior performance in a compact design, the new Cat® 315 Next Gen excavator features a new powertrain, technology and simplified maintenance to boost performance, efficiency and productivity. Built with a spacious new cab design, the new excavator delivers a more comfortable working environment than the 315F L and 314F L (Japan) models it replaces. […]

Rockster’s hydrostatic drive concept is a key factor for Bavarian recycling specialist Forster

Rockster’s hydrostatic drive concept is a key factor for Bavarian recycling specialist Forster

Built from scratch 30 years ago, Richard Forster’s company has now developed into an industry specialist with 27 employees. The recycling professional from Steinkirchen, Germany, has always been focused on the processing of contaminated soil, gravel, stone, litter, construction rubble and waste from sewer cleaning. The company is made out of three landfills, as well […]

ECA brings new KLEMM drilling rigs to U.S., Canadian markets

ECA brings new KLEMM drilling rigs to U.S., Canadian markets

PITTSBURGH, PA — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has begun distribution of two new drilling rigs introduced to the North American market at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 by KLEMM Bohrtechnik. The KR 806-4GM and the KR 801-3GS are the two newest additions to this line of anchor and micropile drilling rigs. The KLEMM line of rigs are […]

Terex Utilities releases Tech Tip for disinfecting aerial devices, digger derricks

Terex Utilities releases Tech Tip for disinfecting aerial devices, digger derricks

  Watertown, SD — The need for frequent and thorough disinfecting of work trucks like aerial devices and digger derricks is a new task for service managers. In response to questions from customers, Terex Utilities has released Tech Tip #140 to provide a reminder of the many surfaces on a piece of equipment that may […]

No payments, no interest financing for 120 days with ClearSpan Structures

No payments, no interest financing for 120 days with ClearSpan Structures

  As the country starts to return to work, ClearSpan has a financing offer to help businesses get back on track. Now through May 31st 2020, ClearSpan will be providing those that qualify with no payments and no interest on orders over $5,000 for 120 days. This offer was initially set to expire on April […]

Diamond Equipment supports Team Rubicon tornado cleanup in Tennessee

Diamond Equipment supports Team Rubicon tornado cleanup in Tennessee

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Diamond Equipment is currently supporting Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, in numerous operations throughout the state of Tennessee after a series of tornadoes and heavy storms moved through the region in March and April. Diamond has provided equipment to Team Rubicon’s heavy equipment cadre for debris removal and cleanup […]

Wirtgen large milling machines impress industry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

Wirtgen large milling machines impress industry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

With more than 30 exhibits, including 10 world and North American premieres, as well as an interactive technology exhibition, the Wirtgen Group’s booth became a magnet for visitors at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. They were especially interested in the new large milling machines from Wirtgen. Wirtgen mill assist: Star of the new generation of large milling machines […]

W.S. Tyler Equipment rebrands to Haver & Boecker Niagara

W.S. Tyler Equipment rebrands to Haver & Boecker Niagara

ST. CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker recently introduced its global mineral processing brand, Haver & Boecker Niagara, to North America. Haver & Boecker Niagara combines the long-term success of the Tyler brand in North America with Haver & Boecker’s worldwide engineering and application expertise to help customers address their screening challenges more efficiently and […]

CAT® 725 articulated truck delivers improved performance with up to 50% less operator input

CAT® 725 articulated truck delivers improved performance with up to 50% less operator input

Built with the next generation cab, powerful engine meeting the current emissions standards and automatic features to elevate productivity, the new Cat® 725 articulated truck sets the market standard of excellence for articulated trucks. The new 26.5-ton (24-tonne) payload 725 truck retains the renowned reliability and durability of the 725C2, while increasing performance for customers […]

Brokk offers G32 grapple for soft demolition, separation and sorting

Brokk offers G32 grapple for soft demolition, separation and sorting

MONROE, WA — Brokk now offers the compact G32 grapple for soft demolition, separation and sorting. The G32 is specially designed for the Brokk 70, the company’s most compact machine, increasing versatility and efficiency for interior and top-down demolition applications. “Helping customers expand their capabilities with new technology is Brokk’s primary goal,” said Lars Lindgren, […]

New CAT® 140 GC motor grader produces high performance at low cost per hour

New CAT® 140 GC motor grader produces high performance at low cost per hour

The new Cat® 140 GC motor grader is designed to combine high performance with low owning and operating costs. The 140 GC’s powerful Cat C7.1 engine, 6F/3R automatic power-shift transmission (which eliminates the inching pedal) and precisely designed hydraulic system ensure balanced performance in all operating situations. An ECO operating mode and demand-fan reduce fuel […]

Brokk’s new demonstration and service center increases aftermarket options

Brokk’s new demonstration and service center increases aftermarket options

MONROE, WA — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, enhances its aftermarket service capabilities, including machine refurbishment and repair, with the addition of its new Demonstration and Service Center in St. Joseph, MO. The 10,000-square-foot center reduces lead times on repair and refurbishment services, allowing the manufacturer to support customers’ existing product […]

South Coast AQMD awards Volvo CE $2M to test electric heavy equipment in California

South Coast AQMD awards Volvo CE $2M to test electric heavy equipment in California

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) was awarded a $2 million grant for a commercial pilot of the company’s electric, zero emission excavator and electric wheel loader in California. The grant, administered by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD), is funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Targeted Air Shed Grant […]

ECA renews partnership to supply KB International’s polymer

ECA renews partnership to supply KB International’s polymer

PITTSBURGH, PA — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has renewed an agreement to distribute the full product line of advanced slurry systems manufactured by KB International, LLC in the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada. KB is the global leader in synthetic polymer slurries and stabilization systems for the construction of deep earth excavations including […]