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John Deere introduces next generation of construction simulators

John Deere introduces next generation of construction simulators

MOLINE, IL – John Deere is rolling out its new construction simulators, further bridging the gap between the classroom and jobsite. The modular update outfits the new John Deere simulators to one of six machine types: backhoe, crawler dozer, excavator, wheel loader, joystick-controlled motor grader and fingertip-controlled motor grader. “The next generation of John Deere […]

Where there’s a need — there’s a way

Where there’s a need — there’s a way

A look at how one trailer manufacturer evolved heavy-haul trailers Heavy-haul trailers have come miles since the introduction of their design. After all, they’ve had to keep up with the ever-changing needs of the industry — from larger equipment weight and dimensions to new road regulations. What once required time-consuming equipment teardowns, multiple trips to […]

New CAT® safety VR module creates an immersive safety training experience for employees

New CAT® safety VR module creates an immersive safety training experience for employees

Caterpillar Safety Services announces the development of Cat® Safety VR, a new virtual reality (VR) safety training module. Customized for paving applications, the new VR safety training solution immerses the trainee into a virtual four-lane rural highway construction site, so the employee learns to interact with coworkers and identify hazards in a safe and controlled […]

Millimeter GPS raises the bar for concrete paving

Millimeter GPS raises the bar for concrete paving

Beauty to behold for the concrete contractor is the smooth, uniform surface of freshly-paved concrete. For them, “Concrete Gray” is the color of choice in the 64 pack of crayons and nothing feels better than leaving a durable, quality finished concrete job for others to experience. The passage of time will reveal any flaws in […]

Missouri composter blankets dust with atomized misting equipment

Missouri composter blankets dust  with atomized misting equipment

An innovative Midwest composting company has specified high-performance dust suppression equipment for a busy yard waste transfer station, helping the firm comply with environmental regulations and maintain good relationships with its commercial neighbors. The large-scale unit from BossTek replaces a smaller design from another manufacturer that proved inadequate for the size of the operation, while […]