Archive | 2012

NESCO Sales & Rentals Acquires Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation (UELC)

NESCO Sales and Rentals is proud to announce the acquisition of Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation (UELC) based in Waukesha, Wisconsin on December 21, 2012. The purchase combines the number two and number three utility equipment rental companies in North America, supporting NESCO's commitments to growth and best in class service. The UELC fleet adds over […]

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Cat Ice & Snow Removal Equipment Provides Reliable Performance in the Toughest Conditions

Cat machines can be easily paired with Snow Blowers, Angle Blades or Brooms to create the ideal winter workhorse for ice and snow removal. If that's your primary business, you'll appreciate the greater reliability and productivity Cat equipment delivers in the toughest weather conditions. And for residential or commercial landscapers, using the same machines you […]

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The Importance of Temporary Access and Ground Protection When Using Heavy Equipment

When it comes to construction work, there are various elements that you have to bear in mind, to ensure that the work is carried out without any issues and minimal disruption. One of the biggest disruptions with construction work will be the heavy equipment that is driven in and out of your particular piece of […]

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Machines of Glory

It's heavy equipment like you have never seen it before. Hosted by Johnny Littlefield "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (ABC) and "Dude Room" (Discovery), Discovery Channel's newest competition series MACHINES OF GLORY premieres Sunday, December 30 beginning at 4 PM E/P. The series features three crews of highly-skilled machine operators who battle it out to prove who […]

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Selecting the Right MEWP for the Job

Mobile elevating work platforms (or MEWPs) provide a safe method of working at height, allowing workers to reach a task quickly, easily and safely – with guard rails and toe boards to prevent falls. There are many different types of MEWPs available including cherry pickers, self-propelled booms, scissor lifts and vehicle-mounted booms. Each has different […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches New D37-23 and D39-23 Crawler Dozers

Komatsu America Corp. introduces its new line of D37-23 and D39-23 crawler dozers, developed using extensive customer input. Utilizing invaluable customer feedback, Komatsu has produced a smarter and more productive dozer that is owner and operator friendly and reduces life cycle costs. Komatsu further refined the dozer design to meet EPA Tier 4 Interim regulations […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap- News in the Construction Equipment Industry

Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every week we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Just in time for winter, Doosan Portable Power introduces a package designed specifically for mobile generators operating in extreme cold. The Tundra Package includes […]

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Cat Auction Services Announces New Ownership Structure with Caterpillar

Cat Auction Services (CAS) recently announced that it has expanded its ownership structure to include Caterpillar Inc. as an investor in the company. Caterpillar will join 25 other Cat® dealer partners to share ownership of Cat Auction Services. Cat Auction Services was created in 2008 through a unique partnership of five Cat dealers with the […]

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Volvo CE and Steelwrist Announce Attachment Partnership

Volvo Construction Equipment’s supplier relationship with Steelwrist for the supply of Tiltrotators is being extended to excavator quick couplers. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is announcing the extension of its business relation with Steelwrist for the supply of factory-fitted Tiltrotators for Excavators to include the supply of innovative excavator quick couplers. Steelwrist’s new quick coupler technology […]

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New Cat No. 31 Chevrolet SS Nascar Sprint Cup Series Car Unveiled at the Caterpillar Visitors Center

On December 5, Caterpillar team owner, Richard Childress and Cat® NASCAR driver, Jeff Burton, unveiled the Cat No. 31 Chevrolet SS NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car at the Caterpillar Visitors Center. Nearly 700 visitors bought tickets to the event, which included autographs, tours in the 80-foot race hauler that travels to all NASCAR Sprint Cup […]

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Bobcat Launches New Loaders with Industry-Leading Features in Most Popular Size Class

Bobcat Company has introduced the 500 frame-size skid-steer and compact track loaders, replacing the current K-Series models, S150, S160, S175, S185, S205, T180 and T190. New machines include the S510, S530, S550, S570 and S590 skid-steer loaders, and the T550 and T590 compact track loaders. These seven new medium-size machines make up the most popular […]

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IROCK Crushers RDS-20

The RDS-20 Primary Closed Circuit Crushing Plant is specifically designed for primary applications requiring high production, and is suitable for processing quarry rock, demolition debris and recyclable materials up to 500 tph. Key Features: IROCK's proven high performance Four Bar Impactor with Three Stage Crushing Standard crusher discharge "ROCK BOX" with impact bed Standard hydraulic […]

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