Company Wrench Celebrates Grand Opening of Their New Columbia, SC Dealership

Company Wrench held a grand opening celebration at the company’s new Columbia, SC location on June 26th. Attendees, including demolition, scrap and construction contractors from the region were provided a tour of the facility’s new office, large service department and equipment yard. The grand opening festivities kicked off in the morning with a continental breakfast […]

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Wash Recycling As It Should Be

Construction and demolition waste management specialists R Collard Ltd have opened a new state of the art aggregate washing plant at its recycling facility in Eversley, Hampshire, UK. The new washing plant, designed and supplied by Terex Washing Systems (TWS) incorporates the very latest technology to enhance the quality and efficiency of the recycling process […]

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Caterpillar Launches Monitoring Service to Help Manage Equipment Operator Fatigue & Distraction Risk

Caterpillar announces the launch of a 24/7 equipment operator monitoring service to provide customers the power to see, mitigate and manage the primary variable impacting their operations―the human factor. Through industry-leading in-cab and wearable safety technologies, Caterpillar now can provide customers with visibility to both machine and operator information. Inside Caterpillar’s 24/7 Monitoring Center, analysts […]

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Excavator Hydraulics, Fuel Efficiency Stand Out for Florida Highway Contractor and Materials Producer

The post-recession construction industry has spurred a number of success stories – one of which is Tampa Bay, Florida’s BP Construction Group. Three-and-a-half years ago, R.G. Stathas and his cousin, Nick DiGiulio, started the company with one machine. They ran a single excavator out of Bridal Path Pit in nearby Lutz, which spawned the name […]

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Kenworth T880s Cement a Strong Bond with Best Redi – Mix Drivers

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is it to Dee Dee Harris to drive a comfortable truck? “It’s way past a 10, I can tell you that,” she said. As a driver/mentor for Houston-based Best Redi-Mix, Harris has been in numerous trucks during her 25-year trucking career – the past four with […]

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U.S. Residential Loan Originations Increase 23 Percent From a Year Ago

RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), a leading source for comprehensive housing data, released its Q2 2015 U.S. Residential Loan Origination Report Aug. 14, which shows that 1,950,267 loans were originated on single family homes and condos in the second quarter, up 22 percent from the previous quarter and up 23 percent from a year ago to the highest […]

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The Buying Tip Sheet on Wheel Loaders from CASE

Tip #1: Size it Right   The primary factors to consider when purchasing a wheel loader are operating capacity (bucket size, breakout and lift capacity) and footprint. The right size of a wheel loader is often determined by surrounding equipment and operations. Some important questions to ask: How much material needs to be moved on […]

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New CAT PL72, PL83, & PL87 Pipelayers Feature Purpose-Built Frames & Cab, Heavy-Lift Capacities, Precise Hydraulic Control, Integrated Power Train, & Operator Comfort

The Cat® PL72, PL83, and PL87 Pipelayers—long the standard in the pipe-laying industry for powerful performance, reliability, and durability—feature an integrated, all-Cat power train with differential steering and an electronically controlled hydraulic system that places total control of lifting functions into one single joystick. Independent, variable-speed winches for the boom and hook provide precise control, […]

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R.R. Equipment Co. Establishes Distributorship in Qatar

R.R. Equipment Co. has established a new distributorship in Doha, Qatar representing the Crush-All® bucket crusher. R.R. Equipment Co. is pleased to announce that it has established a new Distributorship located in Doha, Qatar for its Crush-All®   bucket crusher products.  Alpine Trading Group has been granted exclusive rights for the Crush-All®   models CR75 and CR125 […]

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Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas launches EH3500AC-3 and EH4000AC-3 Rigid-Frame Haul Trucks

Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas announced the launch of two rigid-frame haul truck models designed for use in large-scale mining operations – the EH3500AC-3 (nominal payload with standard equipment of 200 tons, target gross machine operating weight of 709,888 lb.), and the EH4000AC-3 (nominal payload with standard equipment of 243.6 tons, target gross machine operating […]

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Pick Up a Copy of Rock & Dirt at the APWA Expo

Pick up a copy of Rock & Dirt during The Best Show in Public Works August 30 - September 2, 2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. The Best Show in Public Works unites industry professionals for four days of extensive educational programming, workshops, an enormous exposition floor, and ample networking events. Congress […]

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Western Star Partners with PALFINGER on New Log Truck

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., has partnered with PALFINGER to develop a new self-loader log truck that is amung the most productive and efficient in the North American market. The PALFINGER-built EPSILON A-Line M13A80 loader is mounted at the rear of a Western Star 4900SF. A claw at the end of a boom picks up […]

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