Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the GD655-6 Motor Grader

Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, announced the introduction of the GD655-6 motor grader. Featuring 218 net horsepower (163 kW), the GD655-6 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-3 engine that is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified. This new motor grader leverages Komatsu’s nearly 20 years of experience and innovative leadership in […]

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CAT AP600F and AP655F Asphalt Pavers Feature Quick-Heating Screeds and Enhanced Technology

Intuitive, accessible technology and a quick-heating screed system, which increases production while reducing crew idle time, are key features of the new Cat® AP600F and AP655F Pavers. The AP600F is a wheeled paver. The AP655F is a rubber track paver that is equipped the exclusive Mobil-Trac™ Undercarriage. The pavers come equipped with new screed platforms, […]

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CASE Rough Terrain Forklifts go Tier 4 Final with Maintenance-free Particulate Matter Catalyst

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new Tier 4 Final 586H and 588H rough terrain forklifts, delivering the all-terrain loading, lifting and carrying performance you’ve come to expect from CASE – now with a maintenance-free Tier 4 Final solution that requires no fluids or filter replacement/maintenance. Rated at 74 horsepower, the 586H provides 6,000 pounds of […]

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Caterpillar Introduces the RM500B Rotary Mixer

Caterpillar Inc. announces the availability of the RM500B Rotary Mixer in Europe, Canada and the United States. The RM500B combines ease of use, superior performance and high reliability to achieve the most demanding job specifications in both full-depth reclamation and soil stabilization applications. The new RM500B replaces the current RM500 Rotary Mixer and offers many […]

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New CASE 570N EP Tractor Loader an Efficient, Powerful Platform for Loading, Attachment Use

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new 570N EP – a powerful yet efficient tractor loader optimized for loader and attachment use in site prep, landscaping, construction and agricultural applications. Weighing in at 11,134 pounds and rated at 74 horsepower, the 570N EP features CASE’s particulate matter catalyst – a maintenance-free Tier 4 Final solution that […]

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CAT 963K Track Loader Offers Renowned Versatility with Fuel & Performance Improvements

The Track Loader has long been known as a machine that can do it all on the jobsite, and it is often the first machine that can go to work in soft, wet underfoot conditions. The new Cat® 963K offers that legendary versatility, along with a 10-30 percent gain in fuel efficiency and improved performance.  The […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the Mid-America Trucking Show

It’s time to go to Louisville for The Mid-America Trucking Show 2015 on March 26-28, for the busiest truck show of the year!  This year, you will be able to see Rock & Dirt and NextTruck in the same location in booth #17084.  From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, we have […]

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Updated 550K, 650K, and 700K Final Tier 4 Crawler Dozers Join the John Deere K-Series Lineup

The John Deere 550K, 650K and 700K Crawler Dozers not only meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards, but also incorporate value-enhancing features such as Eco mode and an updated electro-hydraulic (EH) control system. The K-Series dozers provide contractors a Final Tier 4 product that affords higher productivity, increased uptime and lower daily operating costs in earth […]

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New CAT C Series Articulated Trucks Increase Profit Potential with Improved Cycle Times, Fuel Efficiency, Automated Systems & Ease of Operation

The new Cat® 735C, 740C EJ, and 745C articulated trucks build on the proven performance, reliability and durability of their B Series predecessors with significant new features. These include engines that meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards, new transmissions with expanded electronic control, automatic traction control, automatic retarder control, hill assist […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2015 World of Asphalt

Join us at the 2015 World of Asphalt March 17-19 in Baltimore, MD. Rock & Dirt and Rock & Dirt en Español will be demonstrating RockandDirt.com and distributing copies of both publications. The event is co-located with AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo in the Baltimore Convention Center. Please stop by and visit with our Territory […]

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Eight Tips for Lowering Owning and Operating Costs for Skid Steers, CTLs from CASE

When it comes to owning and operating costs, keeping machines properly maintained at peak operating efficiency means more money in the bank. Proactive maintenance reduces total cost of ownership and prolongs the life of the machine, saving owners and operators time and money. Here are eight tips for lowering owning and operating costs for skid […]

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Hitachi Dash-5 Compact Excavator Models Deliver Versatility, Big-Time Performance

Hitachi Construction Machinery-Americas has upgraded its compact-class excavator line by introducing the ZX17U-5 and ZX26U-5. Although they are the smallest Hitachi excavators, the ZX17U-5 and ZX26U-5 provide big-time performance on all kinds of jobs. These Dash-5 Compact Excavators feature EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV engines and simplified maintenance with an added steel service […]

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