Category Archives: Industry News

WDS 2021 heads to Chicago

WDS 2021 heads to Chicago

The 2021 World Demolition Summit (WDS) will take place in Chicago, USA, on October 20 & 21 It is returning to the US following a successful online event in November after the rescheduling of the live WDS originally arranged for Vienna, Austria. This year’s program, will feature William Sinclair presenting a paper on the British […]

Design underway for new UMA Geotechnical headquarters

Design underway for new UMA Geotechnical headquarters

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, has announced that construction will soon be underway on its new headquarters in Colfax, NC. The company acquired the 15.5-acre parcel at 8051 National Service Road in December 2020 and is currently engaged in the design process. “UMA is growing rapidly, and we’re expanding our […]

A century of safe stepping – Wooster Products celebrates 100th Anniversary at World of Concrete

A century of safe stepping – Wooster Products celebrates 100th Anniversary at World of Concrete

Wooster Products, producer of anti-slip safety stair treads, nosings, and NITEGLOW® Emergency Egress Systems, celebrates their 100thanniversary at World of Concrete.  Long respected for their quality and innovation, they will feature anti-slip products for new construction, renovation and OEM applications for commercial and industrial settings worldwide, in their WOC Booth.  From an early installation at […]

IROCK Crushers launches dealer portal

IROCK Crushers launches dealer portal

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers recently launched their Dealer Portal, which is specifically designed for IROCK dealers to access needed information involving the sales, service, support and marketing of the IROCK product line. “This application has been a great way to provide our dealers everything they need right at their fingertips and in real-time. […]

Volvo CE trains technicians in transition to electric machines

Volvo CE trains technicians in transition to electric machines

The shift to electrification requires more than switching to zero exhaust machines – the whole supply chain needs to be empowered to optimize these gamechanging construction solutions. To ease the transition, Volvo CE is going above and beyond in supporting equipment rental company. Following the arrival of 18 Volvo ECR25 Electric machines in the Loxam […]

Metso Outotec advances a sustainable innovation legacy

Metso Outotec advances a sustainable innovation legacy

Every mining operation has a unique grinding process that requires versatile grinding equipment. During the last six months, Metso Outotec has extensively reviewed the combined horizontal mill product offering from the legacy Metso and Outotec companies. As a result, they recently unveiled the harmonized Metso Outotec horizontal mill product lines that represent the best of […]

New CAT® MH3250 & MH3260 material handlers

New CAT® MH3250 & MH3260 material handlers

Setting the standard for uncompromising power and performance, the new Cat® MH3250 and MH3260 models deliver high efficiency in demanding material handling applications. Replacing the historical Cat 330D MH and 345 C MH models respectively, the Next Generation MH3250 and MH3260 tracked material handlers boast longer maintenance intervals and improved fuel efficiency to decrease owning […]

New Cat® 992 wheel loader increases productivity, efficiency

New Cat® 992 wheel loader increases productivity, efficiency

Building on a more than half-century legacy that includes the best-selling large mining loader model of all time, the new Cat® 992 Wheel Loader sets a new standard by offering up to 32% greater productivity. This new large mining loader reduces maintenance costs by as much as 10% and offers up to 48% greater payload-per-fuel […]

John Deere further enhances GP-series motor graders with industry-exclusive features

John Deere further enhances GP-series motor graders with industry-exclusive features

Adding industry-exclusive features, John Deere further demonstrates the precision of its Grade Pro (GP)-series motor graders. Building upon the releases of Machine Damage Avoidance and exclusive Blade-Stow added in November 2020, two additional industry-exclusive features, Auto-Pass and Auto-Shift PLUS, further enhance machine capability. These fully programmable, intuitive and versatile features are ideal for any job, […]

Curry supply strengthens footprint in Great Lakes region

Curry supply strengthens footprint in Great Lakes region

In a strategic move to strengthen Curry Supply’s footprint in its Great Lakes sales territory, the company is pleased to announce and introduce John Brun, West Virginia resident, as a regional sales manager. Brun will personify Curry Supply’s corporate values while applying his vast experience in the heavy equipment industry to better serve the company’s […]

Felling Trailers, Inc. announces beneficiary of 2021 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers, Inc. announces beneficiary of 2021 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers will be hosting its ninth 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 nonprofit each year. The […]

Road Widener LLC expands global sales coverage, appoints two regional sales representatives

Road Widener LLC expands global sales coverage,  appoints two regional sales representatives

 Road Widener LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative road construction equipment, recently appointed Todd Dohnal and Jack Nate as regional sales managers, as the company focuses on expanding its direct sales coverage worldwide to better serve its customers. Dohnal will serve the eastern U.S. and Europe and Nate will manage the central U.S. and Canada. […]

Comberplast is cleaning up coasts with Lindner’s Micromat 1500

Comberplast is cleaning up coasts with Lindner’s Micromat 1500

Lindner’s new 1500 model from the Micromat series was presented at K 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. In impressive live outdoor demonstrations it showcased the shredding of fishing nets as the first step in the recovery process. This very model was delivered to Chilean plastics recycler and circular economy pioneer Comberplast at the beginning of last […]

Brokk Inc. partners with Vacuworx to offer vacuum lifting attachments in North America

Brokk Inc. partners with Vacuworx to offer vacuum lifting attachments in North America

MONROE, WA — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, announces the addition of two Vacuworx lifting attachments to its lineup in North America. The vacuum lifting systems, optimized for use with Brokk machines, are capable of attaching to and lifting concrete, granite, marble, metal, steel and other flat, non-porous materials. With the […]

Komatsu’s PC88MR-11 excavator delivers higher productivity

Komatsu’s PC88MR-11 excavator delivers higher productivity

CHICAGO, IL — Contractors looking for a machine with performance and versatility in an easy-to-transport package, will want to take a look at the Komatsu PC88MR-11 excavator. The reduced tail swing radius on the PC88MR-11 makes it ideal for work on roadways, bridges, urban areas, or anywhere space is limited. Versatility and efficiency come standard […]

Curry Supply to host virtual event from AZ facility

Curry Supply to host virtual event from AZ facility

  Curry Supply is hosting a virtual event live from its newest facility in Gilbert, Ariz. on April 14-15, 2021. Registrants across the U.S. will have the ability to tune in to hear from the executive sales team as they host product demonstrations on some of the company’s most sought-after work trucks, like crash attenuators, […]

Fecon adds 10% more HP to redesigned FTX150-2 mulching tractor

Fecon adds 10% more HP to redesigned FTX150-2 mulching tractor

Fecon introduces the redesigned, and re-powered FTX150-2 mulching tractor that delivers best in class cutting and track power. A Cummins 3.8L Tier 4, Stage 5 engine delivers 10% more HP, and the hydraulic system provides 60 GPM with a dedicated circuit to the attachment. This upgraded forestry tractor also features high strength steel construction for greater […]

GSSI extensive in-person and online training program on using GPR equipment safely and effectively in the field

GSSI extensive in-person and online training program on using GPR equipment safely and effectively in the field

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces a comprehensive training program for new and existing customers on how to use GSSI equipment safely and effectively in the field. More than a hundred virtual and in-person classes will be held in 2021. Training is conducted by a team of three experienced […]

CASE delivers industry’s first electric backhoe loaders to utilities in New York

CASE delivers industry’s first electric backhoe loaders to utilities in New York

The construction industry’s first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two CASE 580 EV backhoes from CASE Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utilities in New York. New York State Gas & Electric (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E), AVANGRID, Inc. subsidiaries debuted its first electric backhoe […]

Metso Outotec launches a new Nordtrack mobile screen and crusher for construction customers

Metso Outotec launches a new Nordtrack mobile screen and crusher for construction customers

Metso Outotec is adding two new products to its NordtrackTM mobile crushing and screening range. The Nordtrack S2.5 mobile screen is a small size, versatile scalping screen designed for small job sites and a variety of applications. With a compact and light-weight structure, a highly efficient two-deck screen, and a wide selection of different screening […]

Morbak Vtection System offers added protection from catastrophic hammermill damage

Morbak Vtection System offers added protection from catastrophic hammermill damage

Patent-pending vibration detection system now an option on Morbark 3000X, 3400X, and 6400X series Wood Hog horizontal grinders Morbark recently introduced a new, patent-pending VTECTION® System option for their 3000, 3400, and 6400 series Wood Hog horizontal grinders. The VTECTION system monitors rotor vibration to reduce damage from contact with contaminates or other causes of […]

Volvo CE adds two new short-swing compact excavators in North America

Volvo CE adds two new short-swing compact excavators in North America

Volvo Construction Equipment is boosting its compact excavator range in North America with two new short-swing models: the ECR50 and ECR58. The 5-ton ECR50 is a new entry for Volvo in North America, while the 6-ton ECR58 gains performance updates from the contractor-favorite D-series model. “The ECR50 and ECR58 are ideal for rental markets and […]

Felling Trailers provides solar project solution for rental company’s contractor

Felling Trailers provides solar project solution for rental company’s contractor

Recently, a national heavy equipment rental company and longtime customer of Felling Trailers was faced with a dilemma. One of their national accounts, a renewable energy contractor, was working on a solar project that spanned several locations in their coverage area. They needed several heavy-duty triple reel trailers capable of hauling three 97” dia. x […]

Lehigh Hanson and Fortera work together to economically reduce CO2 emissions

Lehigh Hanson and Fortera work together to economically reduce CO2 emissions

Lehigh Hanson, Inc., a supplier of construction materials in North America and a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement Group and Fortera Inc., a Silicon Valley-based materials technology company, are pleased to announce their collaboration to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from portland cement production. The two companies will work together to construct and operate a small commercial plant […]

CASE launches new CASE ReNew used equipment centers

CASE launches new CASE ReNew used equipment centers

CASE Construction Equipment has launched the first official CASE ReNew Centers in partnership with dealers Associated Supply Company, Inc. (ASCO), Hills Machinery and RPM Machinery. The CASE ReNew Centers will thoroughly inspect, service and recondition CASE lease returns and/or other used CASE equipment which will then be sold through CASE dealers in highly populated equipment […]