Category Archives: Industry News

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

October New Business Volume Up 16 Percent Year-over-year, 16 Percent Month-to-month, and 10 Percent Year-to-date WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for October […]

New Cat® 304 and 305 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power and performance with lower operating costs

New Cat® 304 and 305 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power and performance with lower operating costs

Built to deliver an improved customer experience, the new 4-tonne, Cat® 304, and 5-tonne, Cat 305 CR, Next Generation Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver more power to the pumps, higher bucket breakout forces and deeper standard digging depths to increase performance by up to 20% over their E2 series counterparts. Their industry-leading grease intervals and extended […]

Sandvik unveils 3-Series Mobile Impact Crusher

Sandvik unveils 3-Series Mobile Impact Crusher

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens is delighted to announce the launch of its new QI353 mid-size impactor, the first of its New 3rd Generation 3-Series products. Designed in response to customer research, the QI353 has been built with more productivity, uptime, efficiency, flexibility, connectivity and safety at the forefront of its innovative design.     The Sandvik QI353 features a ground-up new mid-size track platform and custom Prisec impact crusher. Targeted at quarry, […]

New V-series is fully variable to help maximize productivity and lower cost per ton

New V-series is fully variable to help maximize productivity and lower cost per ton

Used in a variety of rock and concrete demolition applications from scaling a tunnel, to running a pedestal-boom on a quarry, or tearing out reinforced concrete abutments, breakers are essential tools. Designed and tested for compatibility with Komatsu excavators from the PC210 up to the PC490,  Komatsu’s new JMHB-V breaker series helps customers achieve excellent impact energy and […]

Martin Engineering continues program to support Susan G. Komen® Foundation

Martin Engineering continues program to support Susan G. Komen® Foundation

The global leader in bulk material handling technologies and training has announced the completion of this year’s annual program to support breast cancer education, screening, treatment and research around the world. Martin Engineering continued the effort rolled out in 2017, contributing a portion of its sales revenue from the company’s popular air cannons and truck […]

Vibratory tables from BPS available in flat deck or grid deck

Vibratory tables from BPS available in flat deck or grid deck

BRUNSWICK, OH—Vibratory Tables manufactured by Best Process Solutions, Inc. (BPS) are available in a complete line of air- or electric-powered models with load capacities to 10 tons. These versatile vibratory tables are used for settling product contents in drums, bulk bags, portable bins, bulk boxes, gaylords, lever packs, concrete, foundries and moulds.

OSHA releases COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing ETS, immediately challenged in court

On Thursday, Nov. 4, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued their expected COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which states that employers with 100 or more workers require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees or implement a weekly testing program for unvaccinated employees. The deadline to comply with this Standard is December […]

A happy fleet is a healthy fleet – five steps to rewarding your best drivers

A happy fleet is a healthy fleet – five steps to rewarding your best drivers

by Oswaldo Flores, Product Manager at Teletrac Navman Drivers are the lifeblood of any successful fleet, and – just like topping off the oil in an engine – it pays to keep drivers happy by recognizing when they go the extra mile in their day-to-day. Raising morale among a fleet’s drivers isn’t just a matter […]

Irock Crushers welcomes B.J. Rees’s Enterprise as new dealer

Irock Crushers welcomes B.J. Rees’s Enterprise as new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers is pleased to announce B.J. Rees’s Enterprise as their new U.S. dealer in the Mountain States of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. IROCK’s leadership team is thrilled with this opportunity to continue building on both companies’ experience and successes in the marketplace in order to offer the highest quality equipment […]

OSHA issues ANPRM on Heat Injury and Illness Prevention

OSHA issues ANPRM on Heat Injury and Illness Prevention By Jackie Coffman, Courtney Steelman & Erik Dullea On Oct. 27, 2021, OSHA issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Heat Injury & Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings. 86 Fed. Reg. 59309 (Oct. 27, 2021). As announced in the ANPRM, OSHA […]

John Somers named AEM Vice President, Construction & Utility Sector

MILWAUKEE  – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced it has named John Somers as its vice president, Construction & Utility Sector, effective immediately. Somers replaces Megan Tanel, who will succeed Dennis Slater as AEM President effective January 1, 2022. Somers will be responsible for the strategic direction of construction and utility programs and services […]

Next generation cab for Cat® mining trucks optimized for more comfortable and productive hauling

Built to advance productive hauling, the state-of-the-art next generation cab for Cat® mining trucks includes numerous automation features to improve operator efficiency. The larger ergonomically optimized cab design incorporates more than 30 new features that improve connectivity, build confidence and adapt to future mining needs with an expandable electronics platform. Integrated Cat electronics boost data […]

Metso Outotec expands Lokotrack mobile series for aggregates

Metso Outotec is launching two new models to the Lokotrack® mobile crushing and screening series. The new Lokotrack LT200HPX and Lokotrack LT220GP mobile cone crushers are compact but efficient units ideal for aggregate contractor customers, bringing up to 30% more capacity and added flexibility compared to earlier models. The new models will be premiered during […]

KSB Mining Around the World: Mining Solutions in Australia

With operations in more than 100 countries, KSB Mining’s global network encompasses sales and service centers for pump packages and technical support for hard rock and industrial mineral applications. We’ve served the mining industry in Australia for over 80 years. Meet our team at KSB Down Under. KSB has two major facilities in Australia, located […]

Metso Outotec wins order for Foresight™ semi-mobile primary gyratory crushing plant at Codelco’s Radomiro Tomic operation

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Codelco in Chile to design and supply a Foresight™ semi-mobile primary gyratory (SMPG) crushing plant for Codelco’s Radomiro Tomic operation. The value of the order is not disclosed. It has been booked in Minerals’ Q3/2021 orders received.

ARA forecast continues to call for significant increases in revenue and investment

MOLINE, IL— The outlook for equipment rental revenue, comprised of the construction/industrial and general tool segments, remains positive for 2021 and beyond. The updated third quarter forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA) today at The ARA Show™ 2021 in Las Vegas, shows equipment rental revenue to exceed $47.6 billion in 2021, a 3 […]

Ritchie Bros. launches new self-serve equipment listing service RitchieList.com

Ritchie Bros. launches new self-serve equipment listing service RitchieList.com

New, easy-to-use, listing and private transaction service from the used equipment market leaders VANCOUVER, BC — Selling equipment on your own just got a whole lot easier with RitchieList.com, the latest solution from industry-leader Ritchie Bros. This easy-to-use equipment listing service gives customers the control they want and the tools they need to sell privately […]

Hitachi introduces its new ZW100-6 wheel loader in North America

A reliable, compact equipment solution for landscaping, excavation and earthmoving, agriculture and utility work NEWNAN, GA — Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its ZW-6 wheel loaders in North America with the upgrade of its popular compact model, the ZW100-6. Developed for use in a wide variety of applications — including […]

Terex Washing Systems launch M1700X at Ireland’s CQMS

Terex Washing Systems launch M1700X at Ireland’s CQMS

Terex Washing Systems launched its latest innovation—the enhanced M1700X Mobile Washing Screen—at CQMS, Ireland’s Construction & Quarry Machinery Show, which took place Sept.10-11 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The M1700X is a redesign of the M1700 and improves the M Range™ of mobile washing screens manufactured by Terex Washing Systems that can produce up to five products […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara launched the Pulse Impact Test at MINExpo 2021

Haver & Boecker Niagara launched the  Pulse Impact Test at MINExpo 2021

CATHERINES, Ontario  – Haver & Boecker Niagara adds Impact Testing to its Pulse portfolio with experimental modal analysis. The impact test — also known as the hammer test or bump test — is now part of the company’s quality assurance program during factory testing as well as on-site. This ensures each machine is properly tuned […]

U.S. Department of Labor finds none of the nation’s mine operations met criteria for a pattern of violations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the seventh year in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration found none of the nation’s 12,000 mining operations met the criteria for one of the agency’s toughest enforcement tools, its pattern of violations screening.

CASE launches the TV620B Compact Track Loader: The largest and most powerful CTL ever built

CASE launches the TV620B Compact Track Loader: The largest and most powerful CTL ever built

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the TV620B compact track loader (CTL), the largest and most powerful compact track loader ever built. The 114-horsepower, 6,200-pound rated operating capacity* CTL delivers best-in-class breakout forces — as well as more standardized features than previously available on any CASE CTL. This includes standard adjustable electro-hydraulic controls, high-flow hydraulics, auto ride […]

LafargeHolcim in the U.S. aggregate operations earn top awards for community and environmental excellence

CHICAGO — The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) recently recognized eight LafargeHolcim in the US facilities for their environmental and community efforts. The recognition is part of NSSGA’s annual Community and Environmental Excellence Awards.