Archive | October, 2012

Work Trucks Traveling to Help with Clean Up in the NorthEast

While traveling on I-81 in Virginia, Rock & Dirt's Sales Manager took this photo of Chippers and Chip Trucks. We can only assume that these trucks are traveling Northeast to help the affected parts of the country clean up after Hurricane Sandy. Some of the equipment needed for the clean up efforts may also include bucket […]

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Screen Machine Industries, Inc. Welcomes Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney for a Victory Rally

This coming Friday, November 2nd presidential candidate Governor Mitt Romney will hold a victory rally at Screen Machine Industries in preparation for the upcoming election that following week. Held at 2:30PM EST, this event is open to public with tickets available at www.mittromney.com/events/victoryrally-w-mitt-gop-team-etna. Previously, Screen Machine Industries was proud to host an event for presidential […]

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Hitachi EH5000AC-3 Haul Trucks

Built to deliver huge efficiency The EH5000AC-3 is Hitachi’s newest and largest rigid frame hauler. It combines our time-proven hauler technology with our brand new, high-efficiency Advanced IGBT AC-Drive system. It’s one of the most technologically advanced mining trucks on the market, and it helps raise profits by lowering fuel and maintenance costs. It doesn’t […]

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Marsh Excavators by Marsh Buggies

Marsh Buggies Inc. is excited to add to their product line the Model SC-311855 Marsh Excavator. This unique unit will help you reduce overall costs. How? Unlike its sister ship, it has been specially designed to harness the power from the mounted excavator to propel the amphibious undercarriage. This key difference in configuration means only […]

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New Compact Tool Carriers Designed to Outperform

The Charles Machine Works (CMW®), Inc., manufacturer of Ditch Witch® underground construction equipment, has introduced two new compact tool carriers to its popular SK line. The Ditch Witch SK750 and SK755 will replace the SK650 and bring several important upgrades to the market. Responding to customer input, Ditch Witch incorporated multiple design improvements into the new models, noticeably […]

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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.   Caterpillar reported their third-quarter earnings last week, with a rise in profits by 49 percent. Despite the positive […]

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CAT Mining Hydraulic Shovels

Cat® hydraulic shovels offer superior productivity with fast cycle times, high bucket fill and the ability to withstand the rigors of any digging environment. To provide increased uptime and low operating costs, components are easily accessible and unique features ease troubleshooting. The 6015 benefits from extensive experience in manufacturing large hydraulic shovels. Reliable technology, large […]

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Euro Auctions Acquires New Auction Site in Atlanta, Georgia

Euro Auctions, the UK’s largest auctioneers of construction machinery and industrial equipment, announces its continued global expansion with the acquisition of a new auction site in Newnan, near Atlanta, Georgia, USA, just one year after the opening of its previously new auction site in Brisbane, Australia. Euro Auctions has a acquired the freehold of a […]

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Excel Machinery Ltd Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. Excel Machinery: In 1969, Jake Diel founded Jake Diel Construction Machinery in Hereford, TX. Diel established the company in order to fill the equipment needs of his construction company. Taking advantage of the off season, the knowledge and time of construction workers was utilized to convert the construction […]

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Visionaire Inc. Announces New Cab Heater/Defroster

Visionaire Inc., an OEM provider of air conditioning & heating products, announces a new line of specialty cab heaters for heavy duty off-highway equipment. These ducted heaters are compact, have a powder coated steel chassis, and provide an abundance of heat in a small package. “Our new heater models, 2205 and 2215, are truly customer […]

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JCB 722 Articulated Dump Truck

The 22 Ton capacity 722 is the largest model in the JCB range of ADT's. With more power and its ability to carry more payload than its lighter family members, the 722 has all the key features that are expected of this size of machine. With the JCB patented front suspension, similar to that used […]

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Caterpillar Unveils First Hybrid Excavator

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) unveiled the first model in its new line of hybrid excavators, the Cat® 336E H, at its Mossville Industrial Design Center on Oct. 16 at a special trade press event, “The Next Generation is Here.” The new 336E H will be sold and serviced exclusively through the global Cat dealer network […]

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