Category Archives: Industry News

Metso introduces new large-capacity Lokotrack ST4.10 mobile screen to North American aggregate markets

Metso introduces new large-capacity Lokotrack ST4.10 mobile screen to North American aggregate markets

Metso recently showcased the latest addition to its mobile screens range, the Lokotrack® ST4.10™, at the Metso booth C31531 in the CONEXPO-CON/AGG construction show. The new mobile screen was launched to the North American markets and is the largest mobile screen in the Lokotrack range, making it ideal for demanding large-scale aggregates production. Lokotrack ST4.10 screens […]

Epiroc introduces DM30 II SP blasthole drill for single-pass applications

Epiroc introduces DM30 II SP blasthole drill for single-pass applications

GARLAND, TX — Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, introduced the DM30 II SP (single pass) rotary blasthole drill for quarrying and small mining operations during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. The crawler-mounted, hydraulic tophead-drive rig offers faster hole-to-hole drilling and a lower cost per ton through single-pass capability. Built off the same […]

CDE launches new 500tph ComboTM X900 at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

CDE launches new 500tph ComboTM X900 at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

CDE — manufacturer of wet processing equipment for materials processors, recently unveiled its new 500 ton per hour (tph) ComboTM X900 at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, NV. The X900 is the latest in CDE’s range of revolutionary ComboTM all-in-one wet processing and water management solutions. The ComboTM was first launched in Europe at bauma in […]

Western Global introduces TransCube cab series mobile refueler

Western Global introduces TransCube cab series mobile refueler

TROY, MI – Western Global, a leading provider of portable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and handling of fuels, lubricants and other fluids, introduces the TransCube Cab mobile refueler for increased uptime, safety and security on jobsites. The TransCube Cab is mounted to a U.S. DOT-approved galvanized trailer and is transportable when full […]

Two new CB concrete busters for heavy foundation work and high reach deconstruction

Two new CB concrete busters for heavy foundation work and high reach deconstruction

Epiroc is adding two new models, for heavier carriers, to its popular CB Concrete Buster range. The CB 5500 and CB 7500 are designed for carriers in the 50 to 85 tons weight class. Due to their comparatively light weights CB concrete busters are effective choices for use with high reach or long front carriers. […]

For Immediate Release: 3/20/2020 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Guidance on essential services under the “New York State on Pause” executive order    On Friday, 3-20, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced he was signing the “New York State on PAUSE” executive order, a 10-point policy to assure uniform safety for everyone. It includes a new directive that all […]

Falcon Structures offers modular container-based structures for healthcare industry

Falcon Structures, an experienced manufacturer of modified shipping containers, has developed mobile container-based structures for healthcare organizations to serve as temporary housing, administration, and storage. Shipping container structures provide a rugged and rapidly deployable solution that’s safe, durable, and easy to deploy. Unlike tents and other makeshift structures, modified shipping containers can be deployed with […]

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issues National Interest Exemption

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issues National Interest Exemption

WASHINGTON, DC – Following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today issued a National Interest Exemption memorandum to facilitate response efforts for COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus. In view of the special circumstances in the national interest presented by the novel […]

Still need a plan? Here’s how to create your company’s COVID-19 response plan

Source: Safety Law Matters by Avi Meyerstein on March 19, 2020 Posted in MSHA, OSHA No company and no industry is immune from COVID-19. The virus is everywhere. If you haven’t been shut down by government order, your challenge is to adopt a plan to keep the virus from spreading at your workplace and to […]

U.S. Department of Labor announces effective date for final rule revising mining explosive safety standards

U.S. Department of Labor announces effective date for final rule revising mining explosive safety standards

WASHINGTON, DC – A direct final rule revising safety standards for mining explosives has gone into effect, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced. Published Jan. 14, 2020, the rule updates existing standards to incorporate technological advancements involving electronic detonators at metal and nonmetal mines. Learn more about MSHA rulemaking […]

Online participation expected to increase at Ritchie Bros. auctions in wake of COVID-19 concerns

Online participation expected to increase at Ritchie Bros. auctions in wake of COVID-19 concerns

Ritchie Bros. making temporary changes to its onsite auctions to increase online participation Information is moving fast and so is Ritchie Bros. With concerns about large gatherings growing around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many trade shows and events have been cancelled. Thanks to its industry-leading online bidding system and mobile application, Ritchie […]

Your employee tested positive for COVID-19. Is that an OSHA-recordable illness?

Your employee tested positive for COVID-19. Is that an OSHA-recordable illness?

Source: Safety Law Matters by Avi Meyerstein on March 18, 2020 Posted in Compliance tips, OSHA One of questions we’ve heard the most from clients during the current novel coronavirus crisis is whether an employee infected by COVID-19 creates a recordable illness under OSHA rules. What do the rules say? What does OSHA say? Here’s […]

COVID-19: Manitou Group closes its operations in France until March 31, 2020

COVID-19: Manitou Group closes its operations in France until March 31, 2020

In order to limit the expansion of Covid-19 and following the closure announcements received in the morning of March 17 by numerous partners, customers and suppliers, the Manitou Group has decided to close its operations in France that day at 1 pm until March 31, 2020. This provision concerns all French operations, excluding spare parts, […]

Introducing the powerful Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader

Introducing the powerful Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader

NEWNAN, GA — Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its most technologically advanced line of Dash-6 wheel loaders with the large and powerful ZW370-6 developed for high volume production operations and quarries. The large Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader features an impressive 48,780 lbs of breakout force, a bucket capacity range of […]

New feature prepares operators for the teamwork requirements of the real work site

New feature prepares operators for the teamwork requirements of the real work site

Montreal, QC – CM Labs Simulations recently showcased an expanded crew training capability that enables multiple operators to complete a collaborative task within the same virtual worksite, from connected simulators. With the launch of a new crew training exercise that focuses on earthmoving equipment, CM Labs adds to its roster of collaborative learning options. The exercise […]

Loftness introduces L Series Battle Ax™ mulching heads for standard-flow skid steers

Loftness introduces L Series Battle Ax™ mulching heads for standard-flow skid steers

HECTOR, MN — Loftness has expanded its line of Battle Ax™ horizontal drum mulchers with the new L Series, designed for standard-flow skid steers with 16- to 30-gallon-per-minute hydraulic flow ratings. The new models allow the high-performance Battle Ax to be used on a wider variety of power equipment, since previous models were only available […]

New Cat® 6030 Hydraulic Shovel meets strictest emissions standards, delivers high productivity and reliability

New Cat® 6030 Hydraulic Shovel meets strictest emissions standards, delivers high productivity and reliability

Powered by a pair of fuel-efficient Cat® C27 engines, the new Cat 6030 hydraulic mining shovel is available in configurations to meet the strictest diesel emissions standards, such as those in North America and Europe. The new shovel also features Product Link™ Elite, which enables data communications for comprehensive machine health monitoring in the operations […]

John Deere completes L-Series utility wheel loader line with four new models

John Deere completes L-Series utility wheel loader line with four new models

MOLINE, IL — John Deere expands the L-Series Wheel Loader lineup with four new utility models, the 444L, 644L, 644L Hybrid and 724L. The new wheel loaders incorporate several customer-driven improvements to boost performance and productivity, including a redesigned Z-Bar loader linkage, an updated, ergonomically designed cab, electrohydraulic (EH) controls and a more robust HVAC […]

Vermeer Corporation introduces new line of high-capacity, truck-mounted vacuum excavators

Vermeer Corporation introduces new line of high-capacity, truck-mounted vacuum excavators

PELLA, IA – Vermeer Corporation announced today it has purchased a minority equity investment in and signed a distribution agreement with Vacuum X-Traction Products Inc. (VXP). Through the agreement, VXP will supply a series of Vermeer-branded, high-capacity, truck-mounted vacuum excavators to be sold exclusively through Vermeer industrial dealers. The VXT500 is an eight-inch vac with […]

Curb Roller Manufacturing cuts curb and gutter work in half 
with the Curb Roller CM4000

Curb Roller Manufacturing cuts curb and gutter work in half 
with the Curb Roller CM4000

FAIRVIEW, KS – Curb Roller Manufacturing, the world leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, offers the Curb Roller CM4000, a single-operator machine for shaping concrete for curb and gutter work. The CM4000 reduces the labor of shaping curb and gutter pours, allowing crews to complete work up to twice as fast as manual methods or […]

US$44+ million of equipment sold in Ritchie Bros.’ Las Vegas, NV auction

US$44+ million of equipment sold in Ritchie Bros.’ Las Vegas, NV auction

Last week in Vegas Ritchie Bros. sold more than 2,750 equipment items and trucks for US$44+ million, with approximately 61% of purchases made by online buyers. More than 6,800 people from 55 countries registered to bid in the two-day Las Vegas sale (March 12 – 13, 2020)—setting a new Las Vegas site record—this included 5,800+ […]

Roadtec unveils all new Shuttle Buggy 3000

Roadtec unveils all new Shuttle Buggy 3000

The wait is over. The brand new Material Transfer Vehicle, Roadtec’s SB-3000 was recently unveiled at ConExpo! The SB-3000 is focused on safety, comfort, and productivity. The engine is at ground level, which means service and access points are easily reached from ground level. The overall machine height is lower, and that, coupled with all […]

CASE launches all-new B series compact track loaders and skid steers

CASE launches all-new B series compact track loaders and skid steers

CASE Construction Equipment has launched its next generation of compact track loaders (CTLs) and skid steers with the introduction of the B Series — five CTLs and eight skid steers spanning radial and vertical lift patterns, as well as numerous horsepower and size classes to provide contractors with the equipment choices best suited to their […]

Talbert updates 60CC/55SA-LD for increased load versatility

Talbert updates 60CC/55SA-LD for increased load versatility

RENSSELAER, IN —Talbert Manufacturing recently updated the 60CC/55SA-LD trailer for increased flexibility to meet differing hauling regulations. This unique trailer showcases a new hydraulically operated system to allow operation of the third axle only or a combination of third and fourth axles. The 60CC/55SA-LD also features an industry-leading 18-inch loaded deck height — 2 inches […]

American Eagle adds aluminum lube systems to LubeMate product line

American Eagle adds aluminum lube systems to LubeMate product line

GARNER, IA – American Eagle is proud to expand its LubeMate® Lube Systems line with six new aluminum lube skids. The new aluminum lube skids include the V90, V120 and V160 mobile and permanent models, which are more than 30 percent lighter than their steel counterparts. The weight savings offers operators the ability to add […]