Category Archives: Technology

Epiroc introduces HATCON: Hydraulic attachment tools connectivity

Epiroc introduces HATCON: Hydraulic attachment tools connectivity

Epiroc recently introduced HATCON, a remote monitoring device for breakers and drum cutters that keeps track of location and operating hours to improve efficiency and safety. The cloud based platform My Epiroc gives customers notifications about service, creates task lists and provides a great overview of the entire fleet. All the data is presented in […]

Lindner’s DEX drive for twin-shaft shredders wins the global CemFuels Award for innovation of the year

Lindner’s DEX drive for twin-shaft shredders wins the global CemFuels Award for innovation of the year

Lindner is setting new standards in efficiency with their asynchronous twin-shaft shredders’ innovative and purely electromechanical drive with smart DEX (Dynamic Energy Exchange) energy management system. This novelty won the Global CemFuels Award in the category ‘Alternative Fuels Innovation of the Year’ at the 14th Global CemFuels Conference and Exhibition in Paphos, Cyprus. Lindner received […]

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 […]

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 […]

InSite launches latest advances in earthwork take-off software — InSite Elevation


InSite launches latest advances in earthwork take-off software — InSite Elevation


ROCHESTER, NY — InSite Software recently unveiled its new InSite Elevation earthwork take-off software platform. The earthwork estimating tool is completely redesigned to provide a more dynamic and productive user experience and will be available in two software options: Pro and Lite. During CONEXPO 2020 members of the InSite team demonstrated the ways contractors can […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CAT and Trimble announce change to joint venture

CAT and Trimble announce change to joint venture

LAS VEGAS, NV – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ: TRMB) have announced the restructuring of their VirtualSite Solutions LLC (VSS) joint venture (JV), so that each company can accelerate the development of technologies and solutions aligned to their strategic initiatives. Over the next several months, Caterpillar will assume control of VSS and […]

Caterpillar introduces trolley assist system for Cat® electric drive mining trucks

Caterpillar introduces trolley assist system for Cat® electric drive mining trucks

The new Cat® trolley assist system for Cat electric drive mining trucks is now available for mining operations seeking a means to reduce carbon emissions, lower fuel and engine costs and boost speed-on-grade for greater productivity. The Cat trolley assist retrofit kit is currently available for the 795F AC truck, and the trolley design is […]

Pushing the limits

Pushing the limits

by Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing, Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. The key to long-term success in any business is maximizing efficiency. For industrial operations, such as construction, aggregates and mining, achieving this might look more like a complex game of chess. The strategy involves managers carefully maneuvering employees, equipment and materials across the board […]

Innovative belt cleaner monitoring system uses predictive insights to heighten operational efficiency

Innovative belt cleaner monitoring system uses predictive insights to heighten operational efficiency

DOWNERS GROVE, IL — Flexco Elevate™ Belt Conveyor Intelligence™ is an innovative, real-time monitoring system that harnesses the power of predictive analytics so mining, aggregate and cement operations can remotely gather critical insights that optimize belt conveyor productivity and heighten operational efficiencies. Flexco Elevate is a wireless platform that transfers data insights to an intuitive […]

CM Labs releases new tool to bridge the skills gap

CM Labs releases new tool to bridge the skills gap

CM Labs Simulations is unveiling the Vortex Edge Max, a new training tool that gives even more organizations access to solutions for bridging the skills gap during CONEXPO 2020 in booth F100911 in the Festival Hall. The latest simulator in CM Labs’ Edge series of award-winning training products, the Vortex Edge Max is an entry-level […]

Potain launches the MRH 175 tower crane, will focus on high-rise and homebuilding sectors at CONEXPO 2020

Potain launches the MRH 175 tower crane, will focus on high-rise and homebuilding sectors at CONEXPO 2020

Potain has announced the new MRH 175 tower crane, a new hydraulic luffing jib crane that will make its debut at CONEXPO 2020. It’s one of two Potain cranes that will be on display at the Manitowoc booth during the show, where the company plans to showcase the latest in lifting technology for two of […]

CM Labs drives operational cost savings with new GPS feature on excavator simulator training pack

CM Labs drives operational cost savings with new GPS feature on excavator simulator training pack

During CONEXPO 2020 CM Labs Simulations is unveiling its most advanced excavator training exercise to date, featuring an integrated GPS guidance system that trains operators how to use this technology in the simulator. This advanced exercise immerses operators in a life-like work site environment that challenges them to dig trenches using the new GPS guidance […]

Earthwave’s materials management solution (MMS) slashes inefficiencies on paving projects demonstrated in ConExpo Booth#B93222

Earthwave’s materials management solution (MMS) slashes inefficiencies on paving projects demonstrated in ConExpo Booth#B93222

Earthwave will feature their Fleetwatcher Materials Management Solution (MMS), a wireless telematics system developed specifically for paving contractors in CONEXPO booth #B93222. With load cycle analysis, users can see where problems are occurring and correct them in real-time. That eliminates trucks travelling together, long lines at the plant or paver, trucks taking the wrong route, […]

Komatsu to debut new equipment, technology solutions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

Komatsu to debut new equipment, technology solutions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

  With a focus on creating connections to empower the success of its global network of distributors and customers, Komatsu will debut several product and technology advancements to support the construction, waste, forestry, energy and aggregates industries at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas, NV from March 10-14, 2020. Across 40,000 square feet of exhibit space, […]

CM Labs to showcase innovative new training customization capabilities at CONEXPO 2020

CM Labs to showcase innovative new training customization capabilities at CONEXPO 2020

Montreal, QC — At CONEXPO 2020 (Las Vegas, March 10-14, booth F100911 in the Festival Hall), CM Labs will showcase an innovative new feature that gives instructors the ability to make changes to training scenarios and push them directly to operators training on CM Labs’ Vortex simulators. Using a tool called the instructor operating station (IOS), […]

Metso truck body wins Mining Magazine load and haul award

Metso truck body wins Mining Magazine load and haul award

The Metso Truck Body has received the 2019 Mining Magazine Award in the “Load and Haul” category. Mining Magazine’s annual awards recognize outstanding new technologies, initiatives and equipment performance across a range of categories in the mining sector. Winners are nominated and voted on by Mining Magazine readers around the world. Haul more with less […]

GSSI to Showcase industry leading GPR systems at CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show in March

GSSI to Showcase industry leading GPR systems at CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show in March

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be at the ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 10-14, 2020. Stop by booth #S64507 in South Hall to see the latest from GSSI for the transportation market and GSSI’s industry leading systems for the utility and concrete markets. They’ll be […]

New product introductions, the environment, safety and harnessing technology major draw for BOMAG at CONEXPO

New product introductions, the environment, safety and harnessing technology major draw for BOMAG at CONEXPO

RIDGEWAY, SC – BOMAG innovation reaches beyond the design of industry-leading compaction, milling and asphalt paving equipment. Advancing safety, improving the environment and harnessing technology is at the heart of every machine, so contractors can be more productive, efficient and profitable. The BOMAG/Fayat 17,200 ft2 Central Hall exhibit #C30316 will feature more than 10 new […]

Telsmith’s Vibro-King TL® screen provides outstanding performance and longevity

Telsmith’s Vibro-King TL® screen provides outstanding performance and longevity

LAS VEGAS, NV — Telsmith, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mineral processing equipment will promote and display their Vibro-King TL® screen at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2020 In Las Vegas, Nevada from March 10-14 at booth C30336. The Vibro-King TL® screen offers single, double, triple and four deck models ranging from 5x14ft to 8x24ft screen size. Available in […]

A1A Software announces telematics app for iCraneTrax users

A1A Software announces telematics app for iCraneTrax users

A1A Software LLC, has released its first mobile device application for users of iCraneTrax, the company’s fleet management software with CRM, Dispatch, and GPS capabilities. With the iTeleTrax app, customers can access six different information pages right from their Apple or Android mobile device. This makes it easier for operators, technicians or fleet managers to […]

Mecalac introduces versatile and innovative TA3SH power swivel site dumper

Mecalac introduces versatile and innovative TA3SH power swivel site dumper

NORFOLK, MA —  Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduces the TA3SH power swivel site dumper for increased versatility and safety on jobsites. The site dumper is part of the TA3 range, which is designed for the small to medium jobsite, and is particularly useful in […]

Technical service and support tools deliver uptime solutions for service personnel

Technical service and support tools deliver uptime solutions for service personnel

WATERTOWN, SD – In 2019, Terex Utilities released or updated more than 50 Tech Tips and service presentations. “Terex equipment has a reputation for long life. Over the course of that in-service life, we strive to partner with fleet managers and maintenance personnel to provide professional resources to make their jobs easier,” said Jason Julius, […]