Archive | October, 2012

Komatsu to Acquire Manufacturer of Forest Machine Attachments

Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Kunio Noji) (hereinafter "Komatsu") has recently decided that Komatsu Forest AB (President: Toshio Miyake) (hereinafter "KFAB"), Komatsu's wholly owned subsidiary, is going to acquire Log Max AB and Log Max, Inc., Log Max ABfs US sales company from Log Max International Holding AB (Chairman: Mr. Stig Linderholm). On a premise […]

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Liebherr Crawler Cranes Building 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara, CA

Four Liebherr LR 1300 crawler cranes are currently erecting the steel structure of the new Santa Clara Stadium in California, future home ground of the San Francisco 49ers. The $1.2 billion stadium with a total capacity of 68,500 spectators is set for completion in time for opening day of the 2014 NFL football season. The […]

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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.   Indy Equipment has been acquired by IROCK, an Ohio based manufacturing company of crushing and screening equipment. With […]

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Top Five LinkedIn Groups for Construction Professionals

With two new members joining LinkedIn every second, it’s likely you have your own LinkedIn profile and possibly even a page for your construction-related company; but are you using the social media channel to its full potential? Many in the construction industry are benefiting from building their industry networks and knowledge through LinkedIn Groups. If […]

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The New Cat® 966K XE: Efficient. Comfortable. Sustainable.

Equipped with an advanced powertrain system, the new Cat® 966K XE wheel loader impressively delivers up to a 25 percent fuel efficiency improvement with optimum performance. The new model meets the needs for both efficiency and sustainability while simplifying the operator's interface and operating technique. Efficiency and Performance The 966K XE has been engineered to […]

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Bobcat Plate Compactors Expand M-Series Excavator Versatility

Two updated plate compactor attachments expand the versatility of Bobcat® M-Series compact excavators, making safer and more efficient work of restoring trenches. The new PCF34 and PCF64 flat-top plate compactor attachments offer enhanced compatibility with Bobcat M-Series excavators. Mounting changes to the top of the plate, including the use of a bolt-on breaker cap, provide […]

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Liebherr HS Series Crawler Cranes

The duty cycle crawler cranes (HS series) are specially designed for all kind of material handling jobs. The product line includes 6 models with lift capacities between 35 t and 200 t. Material loading with grabber or drag bucket Demolition work Dynamic soil compaction Working with diaphragm wall grabber Working with pipe laying machine HS […]

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Kobelco SK850LC Super Acera

SK850LC Super Acera High productivity  diesel engine Same comfortable cab found on Kobelco SK350LC/SK485LC Powerful, category leading bucket and drawbar pull forces Superior stability delivered through expert chassis design and balance Maintenance walk provides easy access to routine daily maintenance items 12-Step product assembly and 4 transport configurations Designed for heavy-duty applications like heavy earth […]

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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 are in the mining industry and use truck-mounted cranes, then you’ll love NexStar’s new crane management […]

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Winners Announced for Caterpillar's $10,000 Worth of Sincere Appreciation Contest

GRAND PRIZE WINNER Congratulations to the $10,000 parts prize winner, Mark and Candy Eubank with Lot Scapes in Ashland, Va. The Eubank’s will receive a Cat Access Account credit card to be used toward parts and/or service with their local Cat dealer. Congratulations also to the weekly winners throughout the contest. WEEK OF AUG 20 […]

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Vermeer T1655 Commander 3 Terrain Leveler

Centered on framework of Vermeer Commander 3 track trenchers but paired with the patented Terrain Leveler surface excavation attachment the T1655 Terrain Leveler is founded on a proven market leading platform. Dual CAT engines, deliver 1200 horsepower to the machine. The cab, equipped with the TEC Plus operating system, allows the T1655 to communicate with […]

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John Deere 755K Crawler Loader

Inspired by input from owners and operators across North America, the re-imagined 755K Crawler Loader is loaded with productivity- and uptime-boosting enhancements. Like an ultra-quiet, completely redesigned operator station. More control choices. An innovative on-demand cooling system with optional hydraulic reversing fan. And quicker daily, and less frequent, periodic maintenance. Plus its EPA Interim Tier 4 (IT4)/EU Stage IIIB […]

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