Category Archives: Road

  • New WOTUS rule another roadblock for transportation projects

    New WOTUS rule another roadblock for transportation projects

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) issued the following statement from ARTBA President and CEO Dave Bauer in response to the Biden administration revised Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule released Aug. 29 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    All-season tire with the best winter properties – Nokian Tyres Hakkapeliitta TRI is made available in two more popular sizes for compact tractors and compact loaders

    All-season tire with the best winter properties – Nokian Tyres Hakkapeliitta TRI is made available in two more popular sizes for compact tractors and compact loaders

    On the narrow city streets, crammed yards and residential areas, the small but powerful compact machines are the ideal choice for snow removal and other property maintenance work. The block-patterned Nokian Tyres Hakkapeliitta TRI M+S tire is now available in two more compact machine sizes, 400/70R18 for compact loaders and 250/80R16 for compact tractor front […]

    American Concrete Institute’s new Mid-Atlantic Resource Center to open Sept. 5 in Columbia, MD

    American Concrete Institute’s new Mid-Atlantic Resource Center to open Sept. 5 in Columbia, MD

    FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is opening a third Resource Center, located in Columbia, MD, to serve Mid-Atlantic based communities in the concrete industry. This new ACI Resource Center will help meet the increased demand for ACI knowledge through hands–on training, educational offerings, and on–demand access to ACI Certification Programs.   

    Felling Trailers adds Larson Cable Trailers to product offering

    Felling Trailers adds Larson Cable Trailers to product offering

    Felling Trailers, Inc. adds Larson Cable Trailers to their product offering with the, LCT-7500, LCT-5620, and LCT-5700. A division of Felling Trailers, acquired in May of 2021, Larson Cable Trailers, Inc. is a known leader in fiber-optic cable-handling trailer products. The Felling Trailers sales team is now offering the LCT models as part of their […]

    IECA Northeast Regional Conference addresses erosion and sediment control for large construction projects

    IECA Northeast Regional Conference addresses erosion and sediment control for large construction projects

    The 2023 Northeast Regional Event on Nov 6-7, 2023 provides valuable insights through peer-to-peer learning. This conference is your gateway to acquiring the latest knowledge and best practices in stormwater and erosion control, all with a northeast-specific portfolio.

    Bomag Americas announces Power Motive Corporation as a new full-line dealer for Arizona

    Bomag Americas announces Power Motive Corporation as a new full-line dealer for Arizona

    RIDGEWAY, SC – BOMAG Americas has signed Power Motive Corporation (PMC) as the new dealer for the State of Arizona. From the company’s Phoenix, Chandler and Tucson locations, PMC will provide its customers with sales, service, and parts support for the full BOMAG product line, spanning from light equipment to landfill compactors.

    LiftWise® introduces Trailer Stacker

    LiftWise® introduces Trailer Stacker

    WACO, Texas —The new Trailer Stacker from LiftWise® provides three-tier trailer stacking for over-the-road transport. Ideal for trailer manufacturers, distributors and dealers, this easy-to-use stacking system requires just one person to operate without the need for special rigging, slings or climbing onto the trailers.

    Western Global’s new FuelCube Type-S offers compact convenience for jobsite refueling

    Western Global’s new FuelCube Type-S offers  compact convenience for jobsite refueling

    Western Global, a leading manufacturer of fuel and fluid storage solutions, introduces the FuelCube Type-S, a compact fuel tank that fits in the back of a truck. Available in the U.S., the FuelCube Type-S is one of the most reliable, flexible and transportable fuel tanks on the market. Designed to safely transport and dispense diesel […]

    Reconstructing roadbuilding

    Reconstructing roadbuilding

    How New Equipment is Addressing an Infrastructure Crisis   by Lynn Marsh, president of Road Widener LLC Roads are perhaps the most crucial piece of infrastructure around the world and one of the greatest technological achievements of mankind. Ironically, the glistening asphalt of an open road cues daydreams of escaping technology: windows down, tires humming, […]

    Komatsu donates $250,000 to AED Foundation’s Vision 2025 initiative

    Komatsu donates $250,000 to AED Foundation’s Vision 2025 initiative

    Project aims to address technician shortages in the equipment distribution industry  The current skills gap and workforce shortage issues facing OEMs and equipment distributors are daunting. To address these problems, the AED Foundation created Vision 2025, a project aimed at helping to increase the number of qualified technicians entering the equipment distribution industry. Komatsu is […]

    Stellar expands global reach with new international distributor partners

    Stellar expands global reach with new international distributor partners

    Stellar Industries, a 100% employee-owned and -operated manufacturer of high-quality mechanic trucks, cranes, tire service trucks, hooklifts, trailers and service truck and van accessories, is thrilled to announce the addition of new distributor partners to its global network. With these strategic collaborations, Stellar continues to solidify its position as the No. 1 choice for productivity […]

    CDE commissions its largest C&D waste plant in Canada for Calgary Aggregate Recycling

    CDE commissions its largest C&D waste plant in Canada for Calgary Aggregate Recycling

    Wash plant will be showcased to the industry at upcoming open house event on Sept. 7 Later this year, washing experts CDE, in partnership with concrete, asphalt and aggregate recycling firm Calgary Aggregate Recycling Inc. (CAR), will host an open house event to showcase the company’s largest construction and demolition (C&D) waste recycling plant in […]

    Welcome Wright Implement as a new Manitou Dealer

    Welcome Wright Implement as a new Manitou Dealer

    Manitou North America is excited to introduce Wright Implement as a new Manitou Dealer. Wright Implement will offer Manitou MLT Multi-Purpose Agricultural Telescopic Loaders, MT Construction Telehandlers as well as our full-line of forklifts; M Series Rough Terrain, MH/MSI Semi-Industrial, and ME/MI Industrial Forklifts.

    Rear eject bodies boost productivity and safety

    Rear eject bodies boost productivity and safety

    by Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing, Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. Disclaimers and warnings are everywhere. Even coffee cups warn customers their coffee may be hot. While many are followed without receiving a second thought, others are treated as guidelines that can be challenged, especially when there’s an opportunity to increase production and profits.

    Yanmar America celebrates future leaders on National Intern Day

    Yanmar America celebrates future leaders on National Intern Day

    Yanmar America, a global leader in industrial equipment, proudly celebrates its talented group of interns who joined the company for a valuable 9-week learning experience. The ten interns worked at Yanmar America’s Adairsville Headquarters, Acworth EVO Center campus, and Midtown offices contributing their skills and enthusiasm to various departments within Yanmar America.

    Vermeer looks to the future after 75 years in business

    Vermeer looks to the future after 75 years in business

    Living the legacy of innovations that have shaped the industries it serves and equipping Vermeer for the future. PELLA, IOWA — Built on Founder Gary Vermeer’s legacy of finding a better way, for Vermeer Corporation the last 75 years have centered around impacting people and the world for the better. As the company looks to […]

    Industrial Truck Beds by Hilltip introduces Interchangeable Winter Maintenance Bed

    Industrial Truck Beds by Hilltip introduces Interchangeable Winter Maintenance Bed

    FORT WAYNE, IN – Industrial Truck Beds by Hilltip has introduced an Interchangeable Winter Maintenance Bed designed for use with interchangeable-style truck bodies. Compatible with all major brands of cable-hoist truck body systems, the new bed offers numerous performance advantages for winter maintenance professionals, in addition to the increased efficiency of using an interchangeable system.

    New Quad XXL from National Pile Croppers

    New Quad XXL from National Pile Croppers

    National Pile Croppers has always been proud of the continuous R&D that goes in to making its hydraulic pile croppers more efficient, safer, customer focused and productive. The latest development of this non-stop development programme is the new version of the company’s Quad XXL cropper which is proving to be an essential tool on HS2. […]

    Mecalac offers compact wheeled excavators to North American market

    Mecalac offers compact wheeled excavators  to North American market

    Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, offers its award-winning MWR Series of wheeled excavators to the North American market. Consisting of three models — 7MWR, 9MWR and 11MWR — the series features a range of benefits to help meet the needs of operations in the construction, […]

    The new Cat® 995 Wheel Loader offers more payload and performance while using less fuel

    The new Cat® 995 Wheel Loader offers more payload and performance while using less fuel

    Building on the success of the 994K, the new Cat® 995 Wheel Loader features up to 19% increased productivity than the previous model with its higher rated payload and 6% increase in hydraulic force with equal hydraulic cycle time. This new loader delivers up to 13% lower hourly fuel consumption and offers up to an […]

    Exploring screed options

    Exploring screed options

    How to Choose a Concrete Screed by Seth Ulmer, Sales Manager, Curb Roller Manufacturing Whether shopping for a new car or new concrete equipment, people are bombarded with numerous options on a daily basis and making decisions can be overwhelming. For concrete contractors, screeds are an essential purchase and a critical tool for providing the […]

    ASV celebrates 40th anniversary

    ASV celebrates 40th anniversary

    ASV, an industry-leading brand of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, celebrates 40 years of innovative product design this year for its anniversary. The pioneer in the compact track loader market celebrated the occasion with an open house event at its Grand Rapids, MN facility earlier this month. The event featured a […]