Best Line Equipment Announces New Website

In celebration of their 30th year anniversary, Best Line Equipment is proud to announce the launch of their completely rebuilt new website: http://www.BestLine.com. This new site features numerous improvements to enhance the customer’s experience and to communicate the breadth of Best Line’s products and services. Michael Houseknecht is pleased with the new site, “We are […]

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Register Now for Iron Wars - Heavy Equipment Fantasy Auction

A NEW ERA IN FANTASY! Iron Wars powered by Rock & Dirt and Fast Iron is kicking off today, and you will NOT want to miss it! If you think football when you hear fantasy game, think again! Introducing the very first heavy equipment fantasy auction! It's 100% free to play. Just sign up, predict […]

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Mack Trucks Expands Body Builder Support

Mack Trucks broadened its already extensive support for customers and body builders by creating a body builder order manager position and a support team focused on ensuring effective collaboration among body builders, dealers and customers during the ordering and body installation process. “Mack has gained tremendous knowledge during many decades of working with body equipment […]

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New 1050K Crawler is Deere Designed and Manufactured

Designed and built in Dubuque, Iowa, the 1050K Crawler Dozer is the largest, most powerful dozer ever built by John Deere. Utilizing years of research and extensive customer feedback, the 1050K has the durability, reliability, and productivity needed for mining, quarrying, road building, and other large-scale applications. "The 1050K is a new generation of crawler dozer […]

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Backhoe Evolution = Practical Innovation from CASE

Necessity is the mother of invention. An old proverb, but completely accurate as it relates to backhoes and how they’ve evolved over time.  The original 1957 backhoe loader was born from a need for a solution that was integrated from the factory and warranted by a single OEM, as contractors were retrofitting farm tractors with […]

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Mack Announces Booth Lineup for World of Concrete 2015

The spotlight will shine brightly on Mack Trucks’ famous Bulldog at World of Concrete 2015, Feb. 3-6 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Each of the five trucks featured in Mack booth C-5203 proudly wears a gold Bulldog, indicating a fully integrated Mack® Pedigree™ powertrain. Mack truck models featured in the booth will be: Mack […]

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Rock & Dirt Heads to the 2015 Florida Auctions in February

Construction equipment buyers and sellers from around the world will converge in the Orlando, Florida area for the annual "Florida Auctions." This event is a great opportunity for the construction industry associates to network and for end-users to locate heavy equipment, work trucks & trailers, and attachments for sale for the upcoming construction season. The […]

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Komatsu Forestry Announces New XT-3 Track Feller Bunchers & Harvesters

Komatsu America Corp introduces its next generation XT-3 Series Track Feller-Bunchers & Harvesters which provide significant improvements in operator comfort, ease of operation, productivity and reliability. Komatsu’s purpose-built XT-3 Series machines carry a lineage of superior maneuverability, multi-function capability and high-production in demanding forest environments. Models include the XT430-3 (non-leveling), XT430L-3, XT445L-3 and the larger […]

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Eleven Tips for Lowering Total Cost of Heavy Equipment Ownership from CASE

Each job, machine and application is different – but there are a few universal things you can do with each piece of equipment to make its operation more practical and cost effective. Here’s a look at 11 things that can have a direct effect on your bottom line.   1. Control idle times Whether through CASE Sitewatch™ […]

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John Deere Releases WorkSight™ Video Series

As online video content continues its surge in popularity, John Deere is utilizing the platform to highlight the advantage of data analysis for machine optimization using John Deere WorkSight™ technologies. "John Deere WorkSight is a tool that owners and operators are only just beginning to see its full potential," said Liz Quinn, product marketing manager, John Deere WorkSight, John Deere Construction […]

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Reach Buyers at the 2015 Florida Auctions with Rock & Dirt Bag Inserts

Each February, Rock & Dirt distributes 1000's of copies of Rock & Dirt at the Florida Auctions in the Orlando area. This year, we will be distributing copies at the Alex Lyon, Yoder & Frey, and IronPlanet/CAT Auction Services auctions during February 2015. Each Rock & Dirt is distributed in a plastic “Rock & Dirt” […]

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Resale Value Risk Map from Equippo AG

How do recent increases in EU and U.S. diesel fuel quality standards affect heavy machinery? New machines must use very high quality diesel, but many places in the world have much lower quality fuels. This means that many countries will not be able to operate Tier 4 Final / Stage IV equipment. Equipment expert Michael […]

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