Archive | July, 2012

World of Concrete - Crews That Rock 2013

DOES YOUR CREW ROCK? Show us the amazing and unique concrete/masonry projects you and your crew have been working on this past year -- and you could win BIG!  Last year we had some amazing entries, so naturally this year we expect even MORE! WOC strongly believes crews are the backbone of the industry; the hardworking […]

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Bobcat Updates Website with Attachment Competitive Comparison Videos

Bobcat Company’s website — www.bobcat.com — has a new attachment section to showcase more than 70 front-end implements and attachments. In addition, five attachments have brand-new competitive comparison videos to help contractors compare Bobcat attachment performance, durability, and overall manufacturing quality with that of other manufacturers’ attachments. These videos are similar to the popular Bobcat […]

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Caterpillar to Present Broadest Range of Mining Equipment in the Largest Exhibit at MINExpo 2012

No matter what their interests—surface or underground, hard rock or soft rock—MINExpo visitors will find the machines and technology at the Caterpillar exhibit to help them mine and move minerals safely and productively. In the center of Central Hall, booth 6229, the largest exhibit space at MINExpo, Caterpillar will showcase the broadest line of mining […]

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Hauler Chassis From Volvo - Multiple Options to Expand Versatility

The hauler chassis from Volvo Construction Equipment can be fitted with a wide range of superstructures providing an endless range of applications in difficult terrain. Volvo Construction Equipment has been the market leader in articulated haulers since the company popularized the concept in the 1960s. But the ability of these machines to tackle the harshest […]

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Why You Should Use Genuine John Deere Excavator Parts

Excavators are pieces of heavy equipment commonly used on construction sites for digging and moving earth. They typically have a bucket on one end and some  may have backfill blade on the undercarriage. With the addition of special attachments like augers or breakers, excavators can also be used for other tasks around construction sites. While […]

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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 Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   If you’re one of those people that walk by a construction site and dream of riding around on […]

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Join Us at Mining's Core Event: MINExpo 2012

Don't miss mining's core event: MINExpo International, on September 24-26, 2012 at Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Bigger than ever before, it’s the industry’s most important innovation showcase with over 700,000 sq. ft. of new products and services. Join 38,000+ mining professionals at the center of the mining world to see, learn […]

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Wheel Loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment are Ready to Tackle Every Terrain

Loaded with potential, the L45G and L50G wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment are in the 9 – 10 ton machine weight class — but with the versatility and performance of much larger models. They may be at the smaller end of the Volvo Construction Equipment wheel loader range, but even with their compact design, […]

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Smart Technologies Manage Loader Efficiency and Security

When it comes to machine management, you need assurance you’re leveraging every possible opportunity to increase jobsite efficiency and security for your equipment assets. After all, poor machine or attachment productivity directly impacts your bottom line and – depending on your reserves – theft has the potential to shut down your business completely. Taking advantage […]

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Komatsu Has No Plans to Buy Joy Global After Study, CEO Says

Komatsu Ltd. (6301), the world’s second- biggest maker of dump trucks, has no plans to bid for Joy Global Inc. (JOY) after studying the U.S. company as there are few synergies to aid its foray into underground mining equipment. “While we often consider mergers and acquisitions, it wouldn’t be beneficial for us to do so […]

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Caterpillar Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the High Horsepower Summit 2012

“Industry leader to play prominent role in groundbreaking conference discussing the role of natural gas in high horsepower operations.” July 2, 2012—SANTA MONICA, CA -- Caterpillar, Inc. a global manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and diesel and natural gas engines, today confirmed their commitment to participate in the HHP Summit 2012—Natural Gas for High […]

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25,000th Kobelco Excavator Rolls Off Assembly Line in Calhoun

  Highlighting the continued demand for fuel efficient, high-performance excavators, Kobelco Construction Machinery America announced the production of its 25,000th American-made excavator at the company’s manufacturing facility in Calhoun. During a ceremony to mark the special occasion, Kobelco executives recognized staff and management who helped achieve the significant manufacturing milestone and presented the 25,000th unit […]

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