Category Archives: Industry News

CASE CE hosts live/interactive webcast on preparing construction equipment for the busy season

CASE CE hosts live/interactive webcast on preparing construction equipment for the busy season

Interactive CASE Earthmover webcast will cover pre-season equipment activities that contractors and fleet managers can implement to ensure optimal operation and uptime for the busy construction season ahead. CASE Construction Equipment will host a live and interactive CASE Earthmover webcast on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10 AM Central on preparing construction equipment for optimal […]

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Maxim Equipment

MAJOR welcomes new authorized dealer: Maxim Equipment

MAJOR announces the appointment of Maxim Equipment as its new aggregate and mining screen media authorized dealer. Based in Ripon, CA, and now operating in Spokane, WA, Maxim will serve customers in the Central Washington, Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho areas. The company offers MAJOR’s screen media solutions, including FLEX-MAT high-vibration wire screens in tensioned […]

Tailgate triumph

Tailgate triumph

Quarry finds increased productivity with tailgate from longtime partner Maximizing productivity is the universal key for a healthy, successful business. What that looks like for each business varies, but every owner, manager and general employee can attest to the fact that if things aren’t running as smoothly as possible, the business is losing money somewhere. […]

Superior teams with Eessco to supply aggregate equipment in New England

Superior teams with Eessco to supply aggregate equipment in New England

MORRIS, MN – Superior Industries, Inc. recently appointed EESSCO as its full line aggregate equipment dealer throughout all of New England. A full line dealer sells, services and supports all product segments including portable, modular and stationary crushing, screening, washing and conveying equipment. “We’re excited to partner with such a strong, industry-experienced team at EESSCO,” […]

CASE extends “Call for Entries” for 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant

CASE extends “Call for Entries” for 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant

CASE Construction Equipment has extended the call for entries for the 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant to January 31st, 2021. Submissions can be made now at DireStates.com/Grant. Originally launched in 2016, the Dire States Grant provides one winning community/project with $25,000 in free CASE equipment use/rental to offset the costs of building or repairing a […]

Equipment Incorporated adds three new locations, expands service in the South

Equipment Incorporated adds three new locations, expands service in the South

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment companies in the South now have greater access to Doosan® machines, parts and service. Equipment Incorporated has expanded with three new dealer locations. The new Equipment Incorporated dealerships add to the company’s existing locations that serve customers across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Equipment Incorporated began their partnership with Doosan […]

Digital mining innovator, MineSense Technologies, advances through a challenging 2020

Digital mining innovator, MineSense Technologies, advances through a challenging 2020

2020 has been a difficult year globally. The impacts of COVID have and continue to significantly impact mining operations. Despite these many challenges, MineSense has continued the introduction of its transformative technology working with mines around the world. The company is well positioned to dramatically ramp up commercialization in 2021, improving mines profitability by taking […]

Winterizing: How to prepare your excavator during the winter

Winterizing: How to prepare your excavator during the winter

Source: The Scoop Winterizing your excavator isn’t just about readying a machine for colder temperatures. You will also want your operators to know how to react when snow falls and ice covers the ground. In fact, planning ahead is just one small part of a winterization process involving preparation, prevention and operation. Preparation Make the […]

Tips to keep your construction equipment in good shape during the cold winter

Tips to keep your construction equipment in good shape during the cold winter

Source: The Scoop The winter cold is good reason to make sure you and your operators are inspecting machines thoroughly each day and following proper operating procedures to prevent accidental wear and tear, or even downtime. If you plan to store machines during the winter, there are preventive measures you can also take. If you […]

Doosan introduces its largest, most powerful excavator for mining and construction

Doosan introduces its largest, most powerful excavator for mining and construction

Doosan unveiled the DX800LC-7 excavator at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. It’s now available for order SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America has expanded its excavator lineup with its largest model yet. The new Doosan® DX800LC-7 excavator increases the company’s footprint in the aggregate mining industry. The crawler excavator’s size makes it ideal for pit and quarry […]

McCloskey® unveils new mobile feeder stackers

McCloskey® unveils new mobile feeder stackers

KEENE, ON – McCloskey International has introduced new feeder stackers to its lineup – the RF80 and the RF80R – designed to be the largest and most productive products in the category. Versatile in its use across industries, the RF80 Feeder Stacker facilitates the handling and stockpiling of materials including, but not limited to, aggregates, […]

Doosan announces new RGW Equipment location in California’s Central Valley

Doosan announces new RGW Equipment location in California’s Central Valley

SUWANEE, GA — There is a new convenient dealership for Doosan® machines, parts and service in the Central Valley of northern California. Doosan authorized dealer RGW Equipment opened its third location at 700 W. Mossdale Road in Lathrop, just off the West Side Freeway. “Our new Lathrop location is more convenient for our Central Valley […]

Superior expands range of modular overland conveyor offering

Superior expands range of modular overland conveyor offering

MORRIS, MN — Superior Industries, Inc. is launching a new model of its popular Zipline® Overland Conveyors. The new EXT Series expands the range of the modular conveyor product line for longer and wider material handling applications. Zipline Conveyors target bulk producers looking for overland conveyors that require little or no pre-engineering for express deliveries […]

Sandvik to acquire market leading underground safety solutions company DSI Underground

Sandvik to acquire market leading underground safety solutions company DSI Underground

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire DSI Underground, the global leader in ground support and reinforcement products, systems and solutions for the underground mining and tunneling industries. The company will be reported in Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions. “This acquisition is an important step in our growth ambition. DSI Underground’s track record of driving […]

Ritchie Bros. U.S. regional auctions deliver big in December

Ritchie Bros. U.S. regional auctions deliver big in December

US$81+ million of equipment and trucks sold between the Great Lakes and Northeast regional events  NORTH EAST, MD — This week Ritchie Bros. sold close to 20,000 items through 11 auctions, including a US$40 million Great Lakes Regional auction and a US$41 million Northeast Regional event. All assets were sold 100% online due to COVID-19. […]

Know your trailer’s true capacity

Know your trailer’s true capacity

By Troy Geisler, vice president of sales and marketing, Talbert Manufacturing A trailer is never just a trailer. It can be manufactured to many different specifications, but the end result should always be an ideal trailer for an operation’s specific loads. To select a trailer that will require the least amount of maintenance, provide the […]

Caterpillar to showcase mining technology solutions at Consumer Electronics Show

Caterpillar to showcase mining technology solutions at Consumer Electronics Show

For the first time ever, Caterpillar Inc. will showcase its mining offerings at CES® (Consumer Electronics Show). But it won’t be trucks, dozers and mining shovels that take center stage. It will be the mining technologies that are helping Caterpillar customers take the productivity and safety of their operations to unprecedented levels. CES is billed […]

Vermeer Corp enters distribution agreement with MGL Engineering Inc.

Vermeer Corp enters distribution agreement with MGL Engineering Inc.

PELLA, IOWA – Vermeer Corporation has entered into a distribution agreement with MGL Engineering Inc. Through the agreement, MGL has been granted rights to distribute organic material handling and processing equipment that complements the Vermeer leading lineup of trommel screens and horizontal and tub grinders. The MGL equipment will be sold through Vermeer industrial dealers […]

Keestrack looks back on 2020: Successfully fighting the crisis

Keestrack looks back on 2020: Successfully fighting the crisis

  Despite significant national and international restrictions caused by the corona pandemic, the Keestrack Group can look back on an overall satisfactory business year. Positive feedback from distributors and many new products announced for 2021 indicate a sustainable improvement in business for the coming year. “Like many other international manufacturers of construction machinery and equipment, […]

Volvo CE builds upon strong position in New York State with Alta Equipment Group

Volvo CE builds upon strong position in New York State with Alta Equipment Group

Volvo CE builds upon strong position in New York State with Alta Equipment Group Alta Equipment Group (Alta), a leading provider of premium industrial and construction equipment and related services and one of the top performing Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) dealers in the United States, is expanding its territory into New York State. The […]

Two new hopper spreaders  for half-ton trucks and UTVs

Two new hopper spreaders  for half-ton trucks and UTVs

Western Products, manufacturer of WESTERN® snow removal and ice control equipment, unveiled two all-new Striker™ stainless steel hopper spreaders earlier this year. Most notably, the 0.7 cu yd model is purpose-built for half-ton and light-duty trucks, while delivering the same durability and performance of WESTERN’s larger Striker models. “This isn’t just sized down to fit […]

Ritchie Bros. Orlando 2021 auction goes 100% online to provide certainty in uncertain times

Ritchie Bros. Orlando 2021 auction goes 100% online to provide certainty in uncertain times

Web traffic has increased 35% and online bidder registrations are up 71% in 2020 ORLANDO, FL — Onsite or online, you can count on Ritchie Bros. to deliver the equipment industry’s premier global auction each and every February in Orlando, FL. For more than 60 years, the company has been an innovator, and in 2021 […]

Manitou Group rationalionalizes its US footprint

Manitou Group, a worldwide reference in handling, access platforms and earthmoving solutions, announced that it will cease operations in Waco (Texas – USA) at the end of March, 2021 and consolidate most of the production in South Dakota – USA. To further optimize its production capacities within the United States, Manitou Group decided to discontinue […]

Metso Outotec introduces full range of overland conveyors for economic and energy-efficient bulk material transportation

Metso Outotec introduces full range of overland conveyors for economic and energy-efficient bulk material transportation

In any mining operation, material needs to be transported efficiently across the site. Designed for transporting bulk material in long distance mining applications, Metso Outotec’s full range of overland conveyor solutions provides economic and reliable material transportation for both open-pit and underground operations at the lowest total cost of ownership. “In mining and minerals processing […]

City of San Diego enlists Felling Trailers & Sourcewell for fleet transport solution

City of San Diego enlists Felling Trailers & Sourcewell for fleet transport solution

SAUK CENTRE, MN – The City of San Diego’s Fleet Operations Fitting Department Supervisor needed to replace several aging trailers across several city agencies. The trailer supplier that the City had worked with in the past was experiencing quality control issues and delayed delivery time. Paul Lull, Municipal Sales Rep with Clairemont Equipment, an authorized […]