Category Archives: Industry News

Twin Chisel® Planer Teeth now standard standard across all Diamond Mowers depth control drum mulchers

Twin Chisel® Planer Teeth now standard standard across all Diamond Mowers depth control drum mulchers

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Mulching pros know that uptime is everything. To help these valued customers optimize productivity and profitability, Diamond Mowers has made Twin Chisel®Planer Teeth a standard feature across all its depth control drum mulching attachments. This high-performance cutting tool, which boasts industry-leading durability along with the ability to be sharpened and rotated right on the drum, is available […]

The CASE Groundbreaker Roadshow takes a second tour through the U.S. to celebrate the launch of the Minotaur™ DL550 compact dozer loader

The CASE Groundbreaker Roadshow takes a second tour through the U.S. to celebrate the Launch of the Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader

New tour kicked off Jan. 17 in St. Louis and travels all throughout the midwestern, western, southern and mid-Atlantic U.S. through March CASE Construction Equipment is launching the second leg of its Groundbreaker Roadshow celebrating the launch of the CASE Minotaur™ DL550 compact dozer loader — a first-of-its-kind machine and an all-new equipment category launched […]

Optional water kit now available on Vermeer CS GT vacuum excavators

Optional water kit now available on Vermeer CS GT vacuum excavators

One of the industry’s most economical vac systems adds on-the-job versatility. Vermeer expands the capabilities of its popular CS GT vacuum excavators with an optional water kit. Now horizontal directional drilling (HDD) crews and light-duty vac operators can soft dig (pothole) utilities, as well as power wash equipment and hard surfaces with this economic vac […]

Hauling solution for wide undercarriage construction equipment, Felling’s LP HD Tags

Hauling solution for wide undercarriage construction equipment, Felling’s LP HD Tags

Felling Trailers, Inc. adds the Low Pro Heavy Duty (LP HD) models to its deck-over tag line. Wideset heavy construction equipment like mid-size crawler excavators and dozers can be challenging for any seasoned equipment hauler. The equipment is typically oversized, particularly heavy, and unique in shape (length, height, and width). The LP HD has been […]

35th Annual Hard Hat Expo

35th annual Hard Hat Expo

Plans are being finalized for the 35th Annual Hard Hat Expo, set to take place on Wednesday and Thursday, March 22 and 23 in Syracuse, NY. Requests from both attendees and exhibitors for evening hours have been heard. New this year, the show hours on Wednesday will be 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. with an […]

ECA Canada continues expansion with key team additions

ECA Canada continues expansion with key team additions

PITTSBURGH, PA – ECA Canada Company recently announced the addition of two key team members in its ongoing effort to serve its customers in eastern Canada and expand into western Canada. ECA Canada welcomed Account Manager Kevin Sharp, based out of its new Vancouver branch, and BAUER Trainer and After Sales Support Manager Jason Church, […]

HC series│ Earthwork rollers for the 2020s

HC series│ Earthwork rollers for the 2020s

Powerful and “digital-ready” Hamm is presenting new compactors in the HC series for earthworks. Thanks to a platform strategy, the compaction specialist fulfills the specific requirements regarding national legislation across the world. The models for Europe, North America and the other EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage V/EPA Tier 4 markets offer high compaction power, […]

Kohler Partners with Polar explorer Robert Swan on Antarctic expedition Kohler joins as renewable energy provider for Undaunted Expedition

Kohler Partners with Polar explorer Robert Swan on Antarctic expedition Kohler joins as renewable energy provider for Undaunted Expedition

KOHLER, WI – Kohler announces a partnership with Robert Swan, OBE (Order of the British Empire), on his 2023 Undaunted Expedition that will take him across the Antarctic landmass to the Geographic South Pole relying solely on renewable energy sources. Swan characterizes himself as a modern-day explorer and is the only human to have walked […]

Process Heating Company at CONEXPO-CON/AGG: Asphalt producers’ and contractors’ source for simple, clean, worry-free heat

Process Heating Company at CONEXPO-CON/AGG: Asphalt producers’ and contractors’ source for simple,  clean, worry-free heat

SEATTLE, WA – Attendees at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 14 – 18, will find a simple option for improving their asphalt operation’s heat requirements when they visit Process Heating Company (PHCo) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #C33051 in Central Hall. Animated, cutaway videos effectively illustrate from an insider’s view exactly what sets the company’s Lo-Density® […]

Winter revenue-generating ideas for land clearing contractors

Winter revenue-generating ideas for land clearing contractors

Winter can be one of the better times for land clearing because frozen temperatures make the ground solid and provide better support for heavy equipment. Additionally, precipitation and runoff occur less frequently, and many plant species are dormant, reducing environmental damage caused by erosion and aggressively cutting back invasive vegetation. Cold weather also helps keep […]

Hamm │ New models HC 119 and HC 129 for earthworks

Hamm │ New models HC 119 and HC 129 for earthworks

Modern compaction technology – powerful and economical With its HC series, Hamm presents new compactors in every weight class for all markets. Based on a shared platform, Hamm meets the requirements of regional markets through different versions. The HC 119 and HC 129 models are designed specifically for Southeast Asia, Africa, the Middle East and […]

Wirtgen | AutoTrac for the WR Series

Wirtgen | AutoTrac for the WR Series

Presentation of the New Automation Technology for Cold Recyclers and Soil Stabilizers at Bauma 2022 In view of growing demands for environmentally compatible processes, the need for responsible handling of valuable resources is also increasing in the areas of soil stabilization and cold recycling. Cost-effective realization of these processes is only possible when they are […]

Stone Company receives first Volvo electric wheel loader in North America

Stone Company receives first Volvo Electric Wheel Loader in North America

Cleary Stone has had their eye on sustainability for a long time. The Richmond, VT-based business provides rock products from gravel to large slabs to customers who care about the earth, so it simply makes sense. “We work primarily with landscapers who love the earth and enjoy making it more beautiful,” said John Cleary, founder […]

Watson-Marlow to showcase Bredel hose pumps at World of Concrete 2023

Watson-Marlow to showcase Bredel hose pumps at World of Concrete 2023

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) is showcasing its Bredel hose pumps for handling of concrete at World of Concrete 2023, which will be held Jan. 17-19, 2023, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV. Visit Booth C6454 to learn how Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps handle abrasive concrete at 100 percent […]

Equipment manufacturers feel supply chain crunch, worker shortages

Equipment manufacturers feel supply chain crunch, worker shortages

A new survey of more than 150 equipment manufacturing companies released today by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) warns that U.S. equipment manufacturers continue to face supply chain issues and a persistent labor shortage nearly three years after the onset of the pandemic.

Powerscreen welcomes Stevens Group as distributor for New Zealand

Powerscreen welcomes Stevens Group as distributor for New Zealand

Powerscreen® – leading providers of mobile crushing, screening and conveying equipment is pleased to welcome Stevens Group as authorised distributor for New Zealand. Having completed the acquisition of Lincom NZ (the New Zealand subsidiary of Lincom Group), the transaction includes all machines and parts stock, as well as the sales rights to the brands, including […]

Hilltip now offers SweepAway™ push broom attachments

Hilltip now offers SweepAway™ push broom attachments

LAKESIDE PARK, KY — The new SweepAway™ push broom attachments from Hilltip are a versatile clean-up solution for use on forklifts, tractors, loaders, excavators and other vehicles. This simple, yet effective tools provide professional results when sweeping a variety of materials, such as leaves, sand, rocks, debris, snow and slush.

Wirtgen Comfort cabin for F-Series compact milling machines

Wirtgen Comfort cabin for F-Series compact milling machines

A Global Innovation in this Machine Class At the beginning of this year, Wirtgen celebrated the market launch of its completely redesigned generation of compact milling machines. And now, the company presents another innovation. Alongside efficiency and environmental compatibility, the focus is now set on ergonomics again. For the first time, compact class machines can […]

New Cat® excavator offers more power for bigger jobs

New Cat® excavator offers more power for bigger jobs

The new Cat® 352 Hydraulic Excavator combines more power and a heavier counterweight to work with larger tools. The result is greater production for more profit potential. “Built for big jobs, the 352 delivers unmatched performance in its size class,” said Brian Abbott, Caterpillar global product manager for large hydraulic excavators. “It can be equipped with […]

Five ways attachments enhance productivity and profitability

Five ways attachments enhance productivity and profitability

The passing of the $1.2 billion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment Act opened the door for a flood of road and utility construction projects focused on rebuilding America’s infrastructure. While this presents a huge opportunity for contractors, success depends on having the right equipment to tackle projects effectively, efficiently and safely. Sometimes the most cost-effective solution means […]

BOMAG Americas signs All Roads Equipment as specialty equipment distributor for Virginia

BOMAG Americas signs All Roads Equipment as specialty equipment distributor for Virginia

RIDGEWAY, SC – BOMAG Americas announces it has signed All Roads Equipment as a new dealer for its specialty equipment lines, covering all counties in Virginia. Under the new collaboration agreement, All Roads Equipment, a division of All Roads, will provide contractors in the region with sales, service and parts support for BOMAG’s extensive landfill and […]

Hilltip acquires Industrial Metal Products, Inc.

Hilltip acquires Industrial Metal Products, Inc.

LAKESIDE PARK, KY – Hilltip, a leading manufacturer of snowplows, spreaders, de-icing sprayers, sweepers and other road maintenance equipment, has acquired all assets of Industrial Metal Products, Inc., an Indiana-based manufacturer of truck beds and other quality metal products. The arrangement provides growth opportunities for both companies’ products, while aiding Hilltip’s expansion in the North […]

Hamm │ HC CompactLine series – the new compacts for earthworks

Hamm │ HC CompactLine series – the new compacts for earthworks

Sustainable and comfortable Hamm presents new small compactors: The HC CompactLine series (EPA Tier 4/EU Stage V engines) replaces the predecessor H CompactLine series with immediate effect. The new compacts offer impressive gradeability, improved driving characteristics and a comfortable, spacious cab. The 5 t (11023 lbs) and 7 t (15432 lbs) machines are extremely easy […]

Two steps ahead: the VÖGELE Dash 5 road pavers

Two steps ahead: the VÖGELE Dash 5 road pavers

Road construction companies are equipped for the future with VÖGELE’s latest-generation SUPER 1900-5(i) and SUPER 2100-5(i) Road Pavers and AB 500 and AB 600 Extending Screeds. Highway Class pavers are perfectly at home whether on highways or handling other demanding large-scale projects. The SUPER 1900-5(i) manages pave widths between 2.55 m and 11.5 m, the […]