Archive | August, 2012

Mighty Crane Mini-Crawlers Now Available in U.S.

R&B Engineering Co. Ltd., Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, Japan, now offers its Mighty Crane line of mini-crawler cranes in the United States. The first model available here is the CR285D, offering 6,100-pound maximum capacity and 28-foot maximum lift height. Able to fit through a standard 32-inch doorway, the CR285D measures 9’7” long, 2’9.5” wide, and 4’11” high […]

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Steven Cohen of Screen Machine Industries, Inc. to Speak at the 2012 Republican National Convention

Following on the heels of Mitt Romney’s recent Presidential Campaign trek through Licking County, Ohio and his visit to the manufacturing operations of Screen Machine Industries, Inc. (SMI), Steven Cohen, President of SMI is proud and honored to accept his latest assignment.  This time he will be representing small business leaders everywhere while speaking in […]

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Schweiss Doors Develops New "Red Power" Hydraulic Pump

Schweiss Doors, a Minnesota based company, providing quality Bifold and Hydraulic One-Piece Doors for agricultural buildings, aircraft hangars, businesses and other installations, announces they have developed a new, more powerful and smoother running hydraulic pump system which goes by the trade name of “Red Power.” Mike Schweiss, owner of the company, said since it was […]

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Skid-Steer Loader Maintenance

A well-maintained skid-steer loader can be one of the most dependable, versatile and highly productive machines in a beef operation. You can significantly extend the life of your machine by following the manufacturer’s routine maintenance recommendations. Good daily maintenance can be further strengthened with a commitment to getting current on the kits that can enhance […]

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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. At Rock & Dirt: The Equipment Marketplace we provide a great selection of quality products for our customers and […]

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Case Launches H Series Rough Terrain Forklifts

Case Construction Equipment announced the introduction of two new H Series rough terrain forklifts, offering enhanced fuel economy and productivity along with industry-leading lift speed and dependable, high-performance lift capacities. The Case 586H and 588H forklifts achieve Tier 4 Interim certification through the use of cooled exhaust gas recirculation (CEGR) technology and a diesel particulate […]

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Ditch Witch Organization Introduces One Quad That Does It All

The Charles Machine Works (CMW®), Inc., manufacturer of Ditch Witch® underground construction equipment, introduces the RT80 Quad heavy-duty ride-on trencher. The exceptionally powerful, durable, and rugged RT80 Quad is completely designed and manufactured by CMW to provide outstanding traction and performance on rough and uneven terrain. With its power andcompact footprint, the RT80 Quad is […]

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Asphalt Equipment - All Shapes and Sizes

Naturally occurring asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a black, sticky substance with a viscosity similar to that of cold molasses. This material is refined by boiling at a temperature of nearly 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit to produce refined asphalt, which is then combined with aggregate particles to form the asphalt concrete that is used to […]

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Caterpillar is Giving Away $10,000 Worth of Sincere Appreciation

They're back with another great contest to say thanks for all you do -- $10,000 worth of parts, service or rental applied to a Cat Financial Commercial Account card for you to use any way you want. Along with the grand prize, we're giving away great weekly prizes of Cat tool packages, worth more than […]

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The Days of Boring Garage Doors are Over!

Unique photo covers for garage doors from style-your-garage.com make homeowners' dreams come true. Home owners often go to a lot of trouble when decorating the outside of their home, yet the garage door, by contrast, is often left looking boring and ugly. If you would like to change this, you should have a look at […]

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JCB Adds Ecomax to Backhoe Loaders

JCB has added Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim Ecomax engines and variable flow hydraulic pumps across the 3CX and 4CX backhoe range, which is expected to boost fuel efficiency by 11 percent. Improvements to the new 3CX and 4CX backhoes include variable flow hydraulic piston pumps, uprated backhoe slide performance, reduced daily checks, LiveLink connectivity for […]

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Kansas Governor Applauds Washburn Institute of Technology for Innovative Construction Technology Program

Students and faculty of the commercial and heavy construction program at Washburn Institute of Technology, Topeka, Kan., found themselves in the spotlight when the state’s governor, Sam Brownback, recently stopped by for a visit. Gov. Brownback recognized the innovative program for its role in training a new generation of equipment operators and construction contractors to […]

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