Category Archives: Industry News

Brantley Rucker Named Polishing Sales Representative / Demo Sales Specialist

Brantley Rucker Named Polishing Sales Representative / Demo Sales Specialist

PARAGOULD, AR — Allen Engineering has announced the promotion of Brantley Rucker.  Rucker has accepted the role as Polishing Sales Representative for North America and Demo Sales Specialist for Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Texas & Oklahoma. Rucker began his career with Allen Engineering in January of 2013 as a material handler […]

Seifert takes winning bid on 2020 Trailer for a Cause auction benefiting the Lymphoma Research Foundation

Seifert takes winning bid on 2020 Trailer for a Cause auction benefiting the Lymphoma Research Foundation

Felling Trailers, Inc. conducted its eighth annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization: the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF). A winning bid of $4,650 won the online auction that ended at noon on World Lymphoma Awareness Day, Tuesday, Sept. 15th, 2020. The bid winner was Adam Seifert of […]

CEMEX secures aid for Florida non-profits to provide food, shelter, safety, education in communities affected by COVID-19

CEMEX secures aid for Florida non-profits to provide food, shelter, safety, education in communities affected by COVID-19

HOUSTON, TX — CEMEX USA announced that its philanthropic arm, the CEMEX Foundation, has awarded grants to more than 15 non-profit organizations across Florida with the funding expected to assist in providing food, housing, safety, education and other vital support to communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are honored to be a part of the […]

Two new road builders grow the Doosan forestry equipment lineup

Two new road builders grow the Doosan forestry equipment lineup

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, extends its log loader product offering with two new road builders. The new Doosan® DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders complement the current DX225LL-5 road builder in offering comfort, power and durability. The DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders are designed for use in forestry and logging applications. Within […]

Rockster DUPLEX crusher conquers the kingdom of Morocco

Rockster DUPLEX crusher conquers the kingdom of Morocco

Since February 2020, the R1100D impactor with screen box and return belt has been creating valuable aggregate for CSB Mobile. The easy handling and good performance of the crusher as well as the possibility of processing various materials were key criteria for the purchase. CSB Mobile S.A.R.L. with its headquarters in Casablanca is a reliable […]

John Deere improves fuel burn, boosts productivity with new E-II articulated dump trucks

John Deere improves fuel burn, boosts productivity with new E-II articulated dump trucks

MOLINE, IL — Designed with the demands of today’s job site in mind, John Deere introduces the new E-II Articulated Dump Trucks (ADTs). The models, including the 410E-II and 460E-II, incorporate customer-driven features, resulting in greater operator comfort, reduced fuel burn, increased uptime and lowered daily operating costs. With a redesigned dump body, updated operator […]

Wirtgen F Series solidifies pole position on Alabama racetrack

Wirtgen F Series solidifies pole position on Alabama racetrack

Two W 210 Fi milling machines from Wirtgen have claimed a wire-to-wire victory at the famous Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL. In the process, the machine owners were extremely impressed by the new generation of large milling machines’ outstanding performance and technological innovations during one of their very first jobs on the North American continent. With […]

Asia-Pacific’s first Grove GMK3050-2 heads to Porter Cranes

Asia-Pacific’s first Grove GMK3050-2 heads to Porter Cranes

Rental company Porter Cranes has received the first Grove GMK3050-2 in Asia-Pacific, and the new model was delivered to the company’s yard in Hamilton, New Zealand by Manitowoc’s local dealer, TRT, which weighed and tested the unit ahead of putting it to work. Peter Li Calsi, haulage and crane manager for Porter Cranes (pictured right), […]

Aggregate producers: High efficiency “shaped” wire screens are the way to the future

Aggregate producers: High efficiency “shaped” wire screens are the way to the future

Testing indicates that shaped woven wire screen is up to 30% more efficient than traditional round wire, and can maintain sorting accuracy while lasting significantly longer For aggregate producers, efficient and accurate sizing of material during processing is essential to profitability. One renowned screening expert has termed plant screening stations as the “cash box” of […]

Ritchie Bros. takes Timed Auction to next level with Western Canada event

Ritchie Bros. takes Timed Auction to next level with Western Canada event

Tractors, combines, and more will sell in special Timed Auction event on Nov. 4 VANCOUVER, BC — Since the COVID-19 shutdowns in mid-March, global equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. has been using its various sales solutions in new innovative ways. Its big, onsite industrial auction events are now online only and attracting record crowds. Customers are […]

McCloskey International welcomes TBF Thompson to global dealer network

McCloskey International welcomes TBF Thompson to global dealer network

  New addition to distribution channel will serve Ireland with full product and aftermarket services KEENE, ON –  McCloskey International recently welcomed equipment dealer TBF Construction Machinery to its global network of distributors. The company will serve the Ireland market, offering a full suite of products, parts and services for their customers. TBF Group has […]

CASE supports Team Rubicon in Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta cleanup operations

CASE supports Team Rubicon in Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta cleanup operations

CASE Construction Equipment has provided equipment, service and support to Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Laura, which struck southwest Louisiana in August. This includes skid steers and compact track loaders outfitted with grapple buckets to perform route clearance, debris removal, and to work in conjunction with […]

ECA Jacksonville celebrates five years of growth in the Southeast 

ECA Jacksonville celebrates five years of growth in the Southeast 

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of specialty foundation equipment, has seen continuous expansion at its Green Cove Springs, FL, branch since opening the location five years ago. This location serves Florida, Georgia, Alabama and the Caribbean. “We have experienced solid growth in the Southeast market served by the Jacksonville […]

Next Generation Cat® 785 mining truck advances efficiency and productivity for lower costs

Next Generation Cat® 785 mining truck advances efficiency and productivity for lower costs

Production of the Next Generation Cat 785 Mining Truck will begin in the first quarter of 2021. The Next Generation Cat® 785 mining truck enhances operator safety and performance, provides more intuitive and predictable operation, delivers faster and easier access to data, and streamlines maintenance boosting efficiency and lower costs. Leveraging the Next Generation concept, […]

The new Nordtrack[TM] mobile equipment range from Metso Outotec breaks the milestone of 100 sold units

The new Nordtrack[TM] mobile equipment range from Metso Outotec breaks the milestone of 100 sold units

The new mobile crushing and screening range from Metso Outotec, NordtrackTM, has passed the milestone of 100 units sold worldwide. The volume sales of the range started during 1Q2020. “This is a remarkable achievement for a new product range; especially considering how the pandemic has impacted the construction industry around the world,” says Vesa Tuloisela, […]

Aquajet trio increases efficiency for bridge and road repair applications

Aquajet trio increases efficiency for bridge and road repair applications

MONROE, WA — Aquajet offers a dynamic trio of machines ideally suited for road and bridge repair applications — the Aqua Cutter 710V Hydrodemolition robot, Ecosilence 3.0 high-pressure pump system, and EcoClear water treatment system. Together, the machines provide contractors the industry-leading safety and productivity of robotic Hydrodemolition with the added benefit of on-site, on-demand […]

McCourt Equipment adds crushing & screening, becomes full line superior dealer

McCourt Equipment adds crushing & screening, becomes full line superior dealer

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, is excited to announce a growing partnership with its long-standing conveyor dealer, McCourt Equipment. In addition to conveyors, the Texas-based aggregate equipment dealer now represents Superior’s crushing, screening and washing equipment in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. […]

Concept Crane Hire receives first Grove GMK3060L in Australia

Concept Crane Hire receives first Grove GMK3060L in Australia

Australian contractor Concept Crane Hire is the owner of the first Grove GMK3060L all-terrain crane in the country. The GMK3060L features a 48 m boom and the strongest taxi load charts in its class. It has the most compact dimensions in the three-axle segment, enabling it to access tight job sites, maneuver easily around city […]

Astec announces Alta Equipment as new dealer for Roadtec products

Astec Industries is pleased to announce Alta Equipment as our newest distributor for Roadtec products. Roadtec’s asphalt paving equipment will be available in Florida on Alta Equipment’s integrated dealer network, one of the largest in the nation. Chris Colwell, VP of Channel Management for Astec, said, “We are excited about our partnership in Florida. Alta […]

CASE Announces “Call for Entries” for the 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant

CASE Announces “Call for Entries” for the 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant

Grant provides $25,000 in free equipment use/rental to a winning community to repair and/or build local infrastructure or other critical systems. CASE Construction Equipment has issued the call for entries for the 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant. Submissions can be made now at DireStates.com/Grant. The entry deadline for the 2021 grant is December 31, 2020, […]

SDLG pivots to virtual factory and product tour amid COVID-19 travel restrictions

SDLG pivots to virtual factory and product tour amid COVID-19 travel restrictions

With many countries’ borders still closed amid COVID-19 and the need for safe social distancing, SDLG offered a tour of its smart manufacturing process and construction equipment over three live-streamed virtual events. “Since it’s hard for our customers and dealers to visit us in China, we wanted to bring SDLG to them, so we offered […]

Curb Roller Manufacturing makes concrete work easy 
with the Hydra-Screed HS3000

Curb Roller Manufacturing makes concrete work easy 
with the Hydra-Screed HS3000

FAIRVIEW, KS – Curb Roller Manufacturing makes concrete flatwork and shapework easy with the Hydra-Screed 3000. The hydraulically powered machine reduces back-breaking labor and accommodates varying lengths of pipe, custom V-flume, crowned roller screed and numerous other profiles. The Hydra-Screed HS3000 is a two-operator machine that has the weight and strength to move more than […]

Fragmentation analysis leads updates in Maptek PointStudio 2020

Fragmentation analysis leads updates in Maptek PointStudio 2020

A powerful fragmentation analysis tool is a highlight of Maptek PointStudio 2020 geospatial modeling and reporting software, recently released to customers. Better understanding of fragmentation can account for phenomenal downstream cost-efficiencies, with implications for many aspects of an operation, according to Group Product Manager Mine Measurement, Jason Richards. “Sub-optimal fragmentation is immediately associated with inefficient […]

Produce up to 15,000 Tph with the Niagara XL-Class vibrating screen

Produce up to 15,000 Tph with the Niagara XL-Class vibrating screen

ST. CATHARINES, ONT – Haver & Boecker Niagara offers the Niagara XL-Class vibrating screen, which combines advanced exciter drive technology with a wide body to offer producers high-capacity screening action at up to 15,000 tons per hour. The XL-Class is the largest exciter-driven machine in the industry. It is ideal for high tonnage rates, such […]

Doosan adds three new locations to serve South Carolina customers

Doosan adds three new locations to serve South Carolina customers

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, is partnering with Gateway Dealer Network to add three locations in South Carolina. In addition to providing increased service and support for customers, these new locations will offer more access to buy or rent Doosan® equipment. The newest additions, with locations in Greenville, Columbia and Spartanburg, South […]