Category Archives: Industry News

CASE Kicks Off “The Groundbreaker Roadshow” to bring the all-new, industry-first CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader to customers across North America

CASE Kicks Off “The Groundbreaker Roadshow” to bring the all-new, industry-first CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader to customers across North America

Fans across North America need not wait any longer. Starting September 14, the industry-first CASE Minotaur DL550 will be making its way across the United States and Canada on The Groundbreaker Roadshow — showcased at more than 50 CASE dealer locations. “Minotaur has a massive fan following and we’re giving it the rock star treatment […]

Innovations for greater sustainability in recycling & soil stabilization processes

Innovations for greater sustainability in recycling & soil stabilization processes

World Premiere of the KMA 240(i) Cold Mixing Plant and Technology Updates for the WR Series Cold recycling technologies from Wirtgen are in use around the world for climate-friendly and cost-effective recycling of construction materials. The new KMA 240(i) mobile cold mixing plant now makes in situ production of high-quality mixes even more efficient. In addition to […]

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo CE launches online configuration tool for electric equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment has created an online tool that allows customers to “build and price” their ideal electric compact excavator and wheel loader, marking the company’s latest advancements in both e-commerce and the introduction of electric construction equipment to the market. Initially available in North America and Norway, the tool on the Volvo CE website […]

ARTBA Foundation announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class

ARTBA Foundation announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class

Pennsylvania Contractor, Long-time N.J. Construction Association Executive, Tolling Innovator, and Equipment Manufacturing Pioneer Among the Inductees WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania highway contractor Donald B. Stabler, Utility & Transportation Contractors Association (UTCA) of New Jersey CEO Robert A. Briant, Jr., E-Z Pass co-founder James “J.J.” Eden, and iron plow inventor John Deere are the 2022 inductees into […]

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Consolidated ownership and internal transitions are underway as the business focuses on leading safety-related innovation into the next generation   MADISON, IN – As Grote Industries enters its 121st year of operation, the family continues in its leadership and embraces change in preparation for the future. Recently, fourth-generation family members, Dominic, John and Mike Grote […]

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces next generation ViO17-1E & ViO25-6B mini excavators

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces next generation ViO17-1E & ViO25-6B mini excavators

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces a new generation of its ViO17 and ViO25 mini excavators. The ViO17-1E and ViO25-6B are upgraded for improved operator comfort, convenience and ease of use while retaining Yanmar equipment’s reputation for high performance and reliability in tight spaces. The ViO17-1E is best suited for residential work, landscaping and small general […]

Hilltip introduces SprayStriker™  2600 de-icing sprayer

Hilltip introduces SprayStriker™  2600 de-icing sprayer

LAKESIDE PARK, KY – Hilltip now offers the SprayStriker™ 2600 sprayer for de-icing and anti-icing applications. Featuring industry-leading technology, it is engineered to be the most efficient truck-mounted brine sprayer on the market. The SprayStriker 2600 has a 265-gallon capacity with a polyethylene tank and powder-coated stainless-steel frame, making the unit durable, yet lightweight. It is […]

Brokk welcomes Western Canada sales manager

Brokk welcomes Western Canada Sales Manager

MONROE, WA — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, is growing in Canada and recently named Troy Steele regional sales manager for the western region of the country. Steele has 16 years of experience in equipment sales and will serve Brokk customers across all industries, including demolition, construction, mining, cement, metal processing and tunneling. He […]

GSSI announces 2022 Colorado and Oregon showcases focused on ground penetrating radar for the concrete and utility markets

GSSI announces 2022 Colorado and Oregon showcases 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 series of Showcases in Colorado and Oregon in September 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 scanner and the UtilityScan® system. 

FIA World RX electric era takes off with Volvo Construction Equipment as official track building partner

FIA World RX electric era takes off with Volvo Construction Equipment as official track building partner

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) provides instrumental support to FIA World Rallycross (World RX) Championship as it begins its electric racing. The high-energy FIA World Rallycross Championship officially begins its electric race series this weekend at Hell in Norway Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is adding power to the action as Official Track Building Partner […]

Hamm: Numerous innovations in earthworks and asphalt construction

Hamm: Numerous innovations in earthworks and asphalt construction

Innovations in machine technology and digital solutions At bauma, Hamm will present a jam-packed program. This includes numerous world premières as well as innovative further developments. The spectrum of innovations ranges from compactors and pivot-steered tandem rollers, electrified tandem rollers and options for earthworks and asphalt construction, through to the Smart Compact digital compaction assistant.

Benninghoven — Future fuels are carbon- neutral

Benninghoven — Future fuels are carbon- neutral

Benninghoven burners enable the effective use of renewable – and therefore sustainable – energy sources Many markets are now preparing to exit from coal, while systems running on oil are also increasingly subject to tighter regulations and restrictions. With technologies from Benninghoven, operators can modernize their plants and safeguard the continued operation of their business. […]

General Equipment Company offers BITTYBREAKER™ manual impact breaker

General Equipment Company offers BITTYBREAKER™  manual impact breaker

OWATONNA, MN – General Equipment Company’s model 102 BITTYBREAKER™ is a manual impact breaker/tamper designed to provide a simple, inexpensive alternative to jackhammers, sledgehammers, pick axes and other tools. Compatible with a multitude of industry-standard jackhammer tools, the hand-held BITTYBREAKER offers a powerful impact energy to effectively break concrete or frozen ground, cut asphalt, tamp […]

GSSI updates their UtilityScan® GPR System with new user interface to accelerate workflow from target detection to reporting

GSSI updates their UtilityScan® GPR System with new user interface to accelerate workflow from target detection to reporting

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces the updated UtilityScan® GPR system, with a new user interface (UI) that makes it easier than ever to locate and mark the depth of underground utilities in real-time in the field. With real-time target mapping, advanced scanning and identification capabilities, the rugged and […]

Mazio XL Hydraulic Rock Breakers ideal for quarry, demolition applications

MAZIO XL Hydraulic Rock Breakers i IDEAL FOR QUARRY, DEMOLITION APPLICATIONS

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The heavy-duty XL Series of Hydraulic Rock Breakers from Port St. Lucie, Florida-based Mazio Attachments LLC provides reliable performance in the most demanding applications — from quarries and mining, to tunneling and trenches, to demolition and more. Designed for carriers from 1 ton to 140 tons of operating weight — […]

Alarming rise in trench-related fatalities spurs U.S. Department of Labor to announce enhanced nationwide enforcement, additional oversight

Alarming rise in trench-related fatalities spurs U.S. Department of Labor to announce enhanced nationwide enforcement, additional oversight

22 workers have perished in first half of 2022, a 68 percent increase over all of 2021  WASHINGTON – In 2022’s first six months, 22 workers have fallen victim to the deadly hazards present in trenching and excavation work – surpassing 15 in all of 2021 – and prompting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety […]

Next-Generation Doosan crawler excavators are now available

Next-Generation Doosan crawler excavators are now available

Doosan Infracore North America introduces its next-generation -7 Series crawler excavators in the United States and Canada. The initial launch includes four models, with more excavators to be announced in the coming months. The first models are the Doosan® DX140LCR-7, DX225LC-7, DX255LC-7 and DX350LC-7.

Do your machines have anti-restart protection? Here is how to find out

Do your machines have anti-restart protection? Here is how to find out

In order to meet certain regulations, and as a best safety practice, machinery must be prevented from automatically or unintentionally restarting when an unscheduled power interruption occurs. The safety regulations that reference preventing accidental operation can be found in OSHA 1910.217 (b)(8)(ii) and ANSI B11.1-2009 (6)(2)(3). OSHA 1910 Subpart O specifies two categories of machines […]

Validation by the SBTi of Manitou Group’s climate objectives

Validation by the SBTi of Manitou Group’s climate objectives

Manitou Group, the worldwide reference in rough-terrain handling, aerial work platforms and earthwork, has announced that its low carbon trajectory has been validated by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi), a leading independent body led by four international organizations. In January 2022, Manitou Group set out its commitments to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions as […]

Fisher Engineering introduces Trace™ edge technology to new line of Storm Boxx™ pusher plows

Fisher Engineering introduces Trace™ edge technology  to new line of Storm Boxx™ pusher plows

Highlights: Fisher Engineering announces a new line of STORM BOXX pusher plows featuring TRACE™ edge technology. The patent-pending technology allows the independent 2′ cutting edge sections to contour to the plowable surface for maximum snow removal performance. It also features a 3/4″ cutting edge with carbide inserts, making each section durable for heavy-duty commercial applications […]

New HDL pilot hole drill bit from Inrock: made to work hard for hard workers

New HDL pilot hole drill bit from Inrock: made to work hard for hard workers

Inrock – the global leader within horizontal directional drilling (HDD) performance tools – is now launching the new mid-tier HDL pilot drill bit. with it, HDD drillers can eliminate costly tripping time and maximize their rate of penetration. The new HDL pilot hole drill bit is designed in collaboration between Sandvik and Inrock, combining both […]

SnowEx Products upgrades POWER PUSHER™ plows with new TRACE™ edge technology

SnowEx Products upgrades POWER PUSHER™ plows with new TRACE™ edge technology

SnowEx Products, a leading manufacturer in the snow and ice industry, has upgraded its line of POWER PUSHER™plows with the all-new TRACE™ edge technology. This patent-pending system is made up of independent 2′ sections that raise more than 1.5″ and trip up to 30 degrees to accommodate contours and obstacles in the plowable surface. The […]

Design of new Doosan Portable Power HP1600/VHP1400 portable air compressor aims to reduce transport costs

Design of new Doosan Portable Power HP1600/VHP1400 portable air compressor aims to reduce transport costs

Rental customers seeking a portable air compressor solution for large abrasive blasting jobs will appreciate the convenient transportability, easy maintenance and performance versatility of the new Doosan Portable Power®HP1600/VHP1400 portable air compressor.