Category Archives: Industry News

Using ground-penetrating radar to ensure dam safety

Accurate non-destructive approach saves time and money during investigations by Peter Masters As the world struggles to improve its critical infrastructure, many are seeking out non-destructive testing (NDT) methods that can help to accurately determine what can be repaired and what needs to be replaced. In the field of dam safety, NDT methods are seen […]

Optronics’ high-style, low-profile, multifunction, surface-mount LED taillight replaces four lamps, sets the stage for future combo lamp offering

TULSA, Okla., USA — Optronics International, a leading manufacturer of vehicle harnesses, electronic control systems and LED lighting for the global transportation industry, introduced its new STL02/03 LED taillight today. The low-profile, surface-mount lamps not only take on stop, tail and turn functions, as well as serving as rear and side clearance and marker lamps […]

Kanson adds three new Grove GMK4100L-1 cranes to Hong Kong fleet after positive experience with predecessor

Kanson adds three new Grove GMK4100L-1 cranes to Hong Kong fleet after positive experience with predecessor

Kanson Crane & Heavy Transport trusted the performance of the Grove GMK4100L-1 model after positive experiences with the predecessor GMK4100L The cranes have a compact design and deliver powerful performance, and Kanson will use them on construction projects across Hong Kong. Hong Kong-based heavy equipment rental company Kanson Crane & Heavy Transport (Kanson) has added […]

Vermeer and Conmeq to bring fully electric mini skid steer loaders to European jobsites

Vermeer and Conmeq to bring fully electric mini skid steer loaders to European jobsites

Vermeer Corporation has entered into a distribution agreement with Conmeq Construction Equipment & Machinery B.V., to supply Conmeq-branded electric mini skid steer loaders to be sold, serviced and supported through Vermeer industrial dealers in Europe. Based in Budel, The Netherlands, Conmeq manufactures a fully electric, rubber-tired mini skid steer model, the AS15, with a 500 […]

Road Widener brings heightened safety to road crews with Offset Vibratory Roller attachment

Road Widener brings heightened safety to road crews with Offset Vibratory Roller attachment

DELAFIELD, WI — Road Widener LLC., a leading manufacturer of innovative road construction equipment, offers the industry’s first Offset Vibratory Roller attachment. The attachment’s offset, patented design allows the host machine to drive safely on flat ground while compacting sloping shoulders, ditches and other hard-to-reach areas alongside the road, a task that has traditionally put road […]

GSSI to highlight UtilityScan® Compact GPR Unit at INTERGEO 2021

GSSI to highlight UtilityScan® Compact GPR Unit at INTERGEO 2021

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be showcasing its UtilityScan® compact GPR unit at INTERGEO 2021, which will be held at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds, Hanover, Germany Sept. 21-23, Booth 23. Also on display will be the 200 HS antenna and the StructureScan Mini XT. Visitors to the booth […]

Werk-Brau Introduces Hydra-clamp® Bucket for heavy or awkward loads

Werk-Brau Introduces Hydra-clamp® Bucket for heavy or awkward loads

FINDLAY, OHIO — Werk-Brau introduces the Hydra-clamp® bucket with a built-in rotary actuated thumb which maintains consistent clamping force on the load through the entire rotation, for improved flexibility and precision.  Constructed of abrasion and wear resistant and high-strength AR400 steel in all critical areas, this versatile attachment is ideal for handling heavy, awkward, or bulky […]

BOMAG Americas & Road Machinery expands coverage in Arizona

BOMAG Americas & Road Machinery expands coverage in Arizona

BOMAG Americas; leading the industry in Soil, Asphalt and Landfill Compaction; is eager to announce the ever-expanding partnership with Road Machinery LLC in Arizona. Road Machinery will indeed help their customers Think Further with BOMAG by helping pave the way for growth in Arizona’s roadbuilding and construction markets.

Doosan Infracore sale to Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co.

Doosan Infracore sale to Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co.

SUWANEE, GA Aug. 19 was the official close and completion date of Doosan Infracore sale to Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co. Doosan Infracore will become a subsidiary of the newly created Hyundai Genuine (HG) group alongside Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) as two independent construction equipment companies under HHIH. HG will act as the intermediary company of […]

Total Equipment, Inc. expands Vermeer Industrial representation in the Caribbean, rebrands to Vermeer Caribbean

Total Equipment, Inc., a full-line Vermeer Industrial dealer headquartered in Puerto Rico, today announced it has acquired the rights from Vermeer Southeast to represent the Vermeer Industrial product line in over 20 islands south of Cuba, from Jamaica to Trinidad & Tobago, and including the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao).

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

July New Business Volume Up 9 Percent Year-over-year, Down 5 Percent Month-to-month, and Up Nearly 9 Percent Year-to-date WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business […]

CASE, Sonsray Machinery provide equipment for Team Rubicon Wildfire cleanup efforts in Arizona

CASE, Sonsray Machinery provide equipment for Team Rubicon Wildfire cleanup efforts in Arizona

CASE Construction Equipment and its dealer Sonsray Machinery provided equipment and support to Team Rubicon for land clearing and demolition work in Pinal County, Arizona as part of recovery efforts from the Margo Fire, which hit in April 2021. The effort helped clear more than 286 tons of debris from neighborhoods and homesites affected by […]

Keys to a carbon neutral future – and it’s not just electromobility

Keys to a carbon neutral future – and it’s not just electromobility

The journey toward a more sustainable construction industry is well underway with a clear roadmap ahead to deliver carbon neutral equipment fit for the future. Battery electric and fuel cell electric products form a major part of this ambition. But if we want to reduce our environmental impact and build the world we want to […]

Desmond Wilson raises the bar for pump repair services

Desmond Wilson raises the bar for pump repair services

Account Manager Desmond Wilson is well known in the oil sands for his slurry pump expertise. With his rare passion for slurry transport, Mr. Wilson is a gold mine of experience, knowledge, and added value for KSB customers. Slurry transport is a pretty specialized field of knowledge. How did you become an expert? Before I […]

Felling Trailers to debut Drop Deck Air Ramp System at The Utility Expo

Felling Trailers to Debut Drop Deck Air Ramp System at The Utility Expo

SAUK CENTRE, MN – Felling Trailers will debut its new Air Ramp Slider Track System (patent pending) for the Drop Deck I (DDI) series, air brake equipped, FT-20 I and FT-24 I trailers. For well over a decade, Felling Trailers has been an industry leader in air ramp technology, with its controlled flow air ramp […]

China Non-Road Stage IV Emissions Regulations: What manufacturers need to know

China Non-Road Stage IV Emissions Regulations: What manufacturers need to know

The full implications of China’s Non-Road Stage IV (NR IV) Off-Road Emissions Regulations are just now beginning to come into focus as manufacturers begin to understand the their requirements. And while they are widely – and rightly – perceived as engines emissions requirements, machine manufacturers need to possess a strong understanding of China’s NR IV […]

R900 impact crusher – High performance, compact dimensions & first-class customer service are strong reasons why invest in another Rockster crusher

R900 impact crusher – High performance, compact dimensions & first-class customer service are strong reasons why invest in another Rockster crusher

Zeković Company, located in a small town of Žabljak, in a mountainous north-western part of Montenegro, has purchased a second Rockster R900 impact crusher. “Due to our business expansion, there has been a need for a second crusher. It was an easy decision to invest in another Rockster. Since 2009, our long-lasting relationship is more […]

Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions and expand its reach in EMEA region

Working together to provide customers more equipment, solutions, and services for their businesses VANCOUVER, BC – Ritchie Bros., a leading global asset management, disposition, and services company; and Europe’s leading plant and machinery auction house, Euro Auctions, have jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Ritchie Bros. will acquire Euro Auctions […]

New ARTBA website puts human face on Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship, Hall of Fame and safety programs

WASHINGTON – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) has redesigned its website to spotlight the educational accomplishments of the children of fallen highway workers, emphasize critical safety training toolkits and video resources, and showcase the faces and achievements of industry leaders. “The ARTBA Foundation’s programs and services highlight the many impacts […]

Infrastructure spending and job growth are high priority for Americans

Infrastructure spending and job growth are high priority for Americans

The Rebuild SoCal Partnership (RSCP) has long advocated for increased infrastructure funding at the local, state and federal levels. A new poll finds that the majority of Americans, from both parties, agree with RSCP that we need more funding for the critical infrastructure systems that keep us moving and supply us with clean drinking water.

Fan Cooled Posidyne® clutch/brakes provide precise positioning in harsh environments

Fan Cooled Posidyne® clutch/brakes provide precise positioning in harsh environments

FAIRFIELD, OHIO – Fan Cooled Posidyne® clutch brakes allow rapid and precise stopping, starting, speed change and positioning even in harsh environments such as high heat, high cycle rates, and high inertia loads.  Oil Shear technology transmits torque through lubricated surfaces so there is no wear, and no heat build-up, so the clutch brakes require […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara expands Pulse portfolio with Pulse Condition Monitoring

Haver & Boecker Niagara expands Pulse portfolio with Pulse Condition Monitoring

ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO—Haver & Boecker Niagara launches a new addition to their Pulse portfolio with the introduction of Pulse Condition Monitoring (Pulse CM). The technology is designed to monitor the health of vibrating screens using modern algorithms and artificial intelligence. It provides accurate measurements and forecasts complemented by information that is easy to understand. Pulse […]

GSSI to Highlight UtilityScan® Compact GPR System at Utility Expo 2021

GSSI to Highlight UtilityScan® Compact GPR System at Utility Expo 2021

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be showcasing its UtilityScan® compact GPR unit at the Utility Expo 2021, to be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center from September 28-30, 2021, Booth # N2749. Also on display will be the StructureScan™ Mini XT all-in-one concrete inspection GPR system. Visitors to […]

CASE to host CASE LIVE virtual event on Building the Ultimate Snow Fleet

CASE to host CASE LIVE virtual event on Building the Ultimate Snow Fleet

Interactive webcast (July 28 — 10 AM Central) focuses on the advantages of construction equipment in snow removal applications and machine considerations when building out a snow fleet. CASE Construction Equipment has announced that the next CASE LIVE virtual event will focus on Building the Ultimate Snow Fleet, and will be held on July 28 […]

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Between October 7 and 9, Manitowoc will bring the latest additions to the Grove mobile crane range to booth F8-H5 at the GIS exhibition in Piacenza, Italy. During this event, Manitowoc will officially launch the 60 t capacity Grove GMK3060L-1all-terrain crane to the Italian market. This new mobile crane comes with the new generation Grove […]