Category Archives: Industry News

Yanmar launches website dedicated to compact equipment

Yanmar launches website dedicated to compact equipment

GRAND RAPIDS, MN  – Yanmar Compact Equipment North Americalaunches a state-of-the-art website dedicated to its lines of compact equipment. The site comes as one of many new investments Yanmar is making in the North American market and corresponds to the company’s initiative to adopt a customer-focused approach in every facet of its business.

Altorfer Cat kicks off Caterpillar’s 2022-2023 Global Operator Challenge dealer-level competition

Altorfer Cat kicks off Caterpillar’s 2022-2023 Global Operator Challenge dealer-level competition

Klocke Inc.’s Kent Richmond advances to regional semifinals in North Carolina On a cold, drizzly day in March, 25 equipment operators from Iowa, Illinois and Missouri converged on Edwards, Ill. to compete in the first Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge dealer event, organized by Altorfer Cat of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The day-long event challenged the skills […]

Volvo Construction Equipment expands load assist features for wheel loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment expands load assist features for wheel loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment announces new functionality for Load Assist, a productivity program run on the Co-Pilot tablet in the cab of Volvo CE wheel loaders. Volvo Construction Equipment has launched new functions on its wheel loader productivity software, Load Assist. The updates include new modes within the On-Board Weighing app, the Operator Coaching Advanced app and […]

Mazio SKID Paver provides jobsite agility and versatility via skid steer loaders

Mazio SKID Paver provides jobsite agility and versatility via skid steer loaders

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The versatile Mazio skid-steer-mounted SKID Paver is ideal for asphalt patching and paving of roads, pathways, bicycle tracks, parking lots, driveways, and utility trenches. With a 1.5 yd3 (1.4 m3) hopper capacity, a paving width of up to 6.2 ft (1.9 m), and a paving speed of 82 ft (25 […]

Road Widener increases versatility of Offset Vibratory Roller attachment with new accessory

Road Widener increases versatility of Offset Vibratory Roller attachment with new accessory

DELAFIELD, WI  — Road Widener LLC., a leading manufacturer of innovative road construction equipment, now offers a spray bar system that increases the versatility of their patented Offset Vibratory Roller attachment. This accessory fits on all Offset Vibratory Roller attachments and aids in suppressing dust particles, compacting aggregates and preventing clumping when rolling hot mix […]

RePLAY West announces asphalt Pilot Project Initiative

RePLAY West announces asphalt Pilot Project Initiative

A special offer for Pacific Northwest public works projects and municipalities looking to lower repaving costs and downtime while reducing impact on environment PORTLAND, OR – RePLAY West, a subsidiary of Portland-based Coast Pavement Services, recently announced the kickoff of the RePLAY Pilot Project Initiative, a special offer and program for Pacific Northwest municipalities and […]

GSSI’s StructureScan Pro – premium concrete scanning tool

GSSI’s StructureScan Pro – premium concrete scanning tool

GSSI’s ground penetrating radar systems are designed to help you expand your business and save you time and money. The StructureScan Pro is GSSI’s premium, versatile concrete inspection system. This system is based on the SIR 4000 controller with two high-frequency antenna options that are perfect for concrete scanners who want to expand into more […]

Using hydrodemolition to fix five common concrete errors

Using hydrodemolition to fix five common concrete errors

Pouring concrete is a complex process. One slight miscalculation on any of the numerous variables can spoil a whole batch. And unfortunately, mistakes aren’t always evident right away, which can put timetables and budgets at risk. Fortunately, advances in robotic concrete removal methods are making them easier to fix — without demolishing everything and starting […]

Three ways to save on fuel

Three ways to save on fuel

With fuel consistently at or near the top of your annual operating expenses, it doesn’t really matter if the price of diesel is up or down. Any savings you make in the area of fuel consumption go straight to your bottom line. And the improvements you make now will pay off down the road when […]

Road Widener LLC expands sales coverage with three new managers

Road Widener LLC expands sales coverage with three new managers

DELAFIELD, WI  — Road Widener LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative road and utility construction equipment, recently promoted Todd Dohnal to business development manager and appointed Jack Guebard and Rick Cuozzi as regional sales managers. Dohnal will focus on global sales while Guebard will serve the central United States and Cuozzi will cover the eastern […]

Felling Trailers, Inc. announces beneficiary of 2022 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers, Inc. announces beneficiary of 2022 Trailer for a Cause

SAUK CENTRE, MN – Felling Trailers will be hosting its 10th annual Trailer for a Cause online auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. Felling Trailers’ goal is to bring awareness to various nonprofits that are making a difference by donating 100% of the winning bid from the auction to a different […]

Tips on saving fuel for diesel vehicle, truck and equipment operators

Diesel Technology Forum Offers Advice WASHINGTON, D.C. – Drivers of millions of passenger, delivery, and emergency vehicles and off-road machines and equipment in the United States rely on diesel engines and fuel. Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) says it is the most energy-efficient internal combustion engine, getting the best value for each fuel dollar spent.

“National Stand Down” aims to spotlight struck-by incidents in transportation project sites

“National Stand Down” aims to spotlight struck-by incidents in transportation project sites

Webinar Series Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week  WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and its safety allies are hosting a webinar series in English and Spanish next week to highlight the public health dangers and discuss strategies for significantly reducing the number of “struck-by” incidents of workers at transportation […]

Monroe Tractor hires Bryan Chatterton as Rental Manager for New York locations

Monroe Tractor hires Bryan Chatterton as Rental Manager for New York 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 Bryan Chatterton as Rental Manager. Bryan will be responsible for managing the equipment inventory, work hand […]

Hard Hat Expo makes its return

Hard Hat Expo makes its return

The 34th edition of the Hard Hat Expo held March 23 & 24 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse was successful for all involved. Two years of cancellations due to Covid restrictions did not deter exhibitors and attendees connecting at the venerable 34-years-running construction industry event. Exhibitors were very appreciative of the opportunity to […]

Western Global announces online ordering for two fuel tank models

Western Global announces online ordering for two fuel tank models

TROY, MI – Western Global, a leading provider of transportable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and handling of fuels, lubricants and other fluids, is now accepting orders through their website at store.western-global.com to provide customers with readily available information and convenience when purchasing fuel tanks. Western Global’s FuelCube and TransCube Global tanks are now […]

Aquajet Rotolance lineup excels at surface preparation for most concrete surface profiles

Aquajet Rotolance lineup excels at surface preparation for most concrete surface profiles

 MONROE, WA— Aquajet, a global leader in Hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, offers a lineup of Hydrodemolition robots and attachments for improved surface preparation. Aquajet’s series of Rotolance attachments effectively clean, remove and roughen concrete, leaving a better bonding surface that meets international guidelines for the majority of concrete surface profiles (CSP). Rotolance attachments pair with the […]

The longest suspension bridge of the world

The longest suspension bridge of the world

The 1915Çanakkale Bridge was officially opened in a ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday, March 18, 2022. Taking it’s title as the world’s longest mid-span and highest tower suspension bridge, the 1915Çanakkale Bridge was completed 18-months ahead of schedule. Tendered by the Turkish Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, General Directorate of […]

GSSI announces 2022 Florida Showcase focused on ground penetrating radar for the concrete and utility markets

GSSI announces 2022 Florida Showcase 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 Florida Showcase in March 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 inspection GPR system and the updated UtilityScan® GPR system, featuring a new user […]

Volvo CE appoints new head of brand and marketing for Asia and China

Volvo CE appoints new head of brand and marketing for Asia and China

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced a new Head of Brand, Marketing and Corporate Communication for Region Asia and Region China – a key role in delivering the company’s strategic direction across the construction equipment industry’s largest global market.

Crunching the numbers

Crunching the numbers

A Holistic Approach to Trailer Total Cost of Ownership by Troy Geisler, vice president of sales and marketing, Talbert Manufacturing Purchase price is the first and most obvious element of total cost of ownership, but simply glancing a trailer’s price tag might only tell half the story. To really understand a trailer’s TCO, businesses need […]

RAM, Inc.’s Blasting and Explosives Safety Training Course is designed to improve the recognition and handling of hazardous situations

RAM, Inc.’s Blasting and Explosives Safety Training Course is designed   to improve the recognition and handling of hazardous situations

POWELL, OHIO – Developed specifically for explosives engineers, drillers, field crews, safety personnel, D&B engineers, and others working with explosives, RAM, Inc.’s 2022 Blasting and Explosives Safety Training (BEST) Course will be held from Sept. 20 – 22. This year’s sessions will be conducted at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid […]

How asphalt paving pros can enjoy Nashville like a local at World of Asphalt 2022

How asphalt paving pros can enjoy Nashville like a local at World of Asphalt 2022

MILWAUKEE – World of Asphalt and the co-located AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo are coming to the Music City Center in Nashville, and asphalt paving pros should be making their travel and experience plans now to make the most out of their visit to the Music City.