Archive | November, 2012

Ritchie Bros. to Hold First Auction in China

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has announced that it will be holding its first unreserved public auction in China during Spring 2013. Although relatively new to the Chinese heavy equipment market, unreserved industrial auctions have been a quick and easy method for equipment buyers and sellers to conduct business on a global scale. And for more than […]

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Equipment Financing Tips

Maintain cash flow, build up capital to get the machines you need. Whatever your firm’s specialty, you can’t do a job well without the right tools. So as you work to grow your company by taking on more or bigger jobs, one thing is certain—you’ll eventually need more equipment. The challenge is finding a way […]

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Record Line-up for the Start of bauma China

bauma China has beaten its own record: Between November 27 and 30, 2012, over 2,600 exhibitors from 39 countries will be lining up for the start of this "International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment", taking place in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). That figure represents an increase […]

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Launch of the Powerscreen X400S Pre-Screen

The Powerscreen® X400S jaw crusher has been improved by incorporating a fully independent high amplitude, hydraulically driven pre-screen with increased drop angle on the bottom deck to increase machine throughput and overall capacity. The pre-screen removes a large percentage of the fines within the feed material before it enters the jaw chamber, resulting in increased […]

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Case Donates More Than 3,000 Die-Cast Models to Toys for Tots Following Superstorm Sandy

Case Construction Equipment shipped more than 3,000 die-cast construction machine models to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, following the recent destruction of the organization’s toy warehouse in Dover, N.J., during Superstorm Sandy. The detailed scale models of Case earthmoving machines, such as wheel loaders, skid steers and loader/backhoes, will be among the toys distributed […]

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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.   In an effort to help bring relief to those affected by Hurricane Sandy, the Volvo Group plans to […]

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Hitachi EX8000-6 Excavators & Shovels

Big-time productivity every minute There’s no job too big for the EX8000-6. It’s our largest mining shovel ever, and it delivers incredible arm crowding, breakout force and horsepower. So when you need to handle huge jobs and want giant productivity, the EX8000-6 is the perfect fit. Product highlights Pairs with Hitachi EH5000AC-3 rigid frame trucks. […]

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The Odd Side of Construction: Tools and Jobs You Didn't Know Existed

We’ve all seen our fair share of construction sites, but just because you’ve seen one does not mean you’ve seen them all. In fact, there is an odd side that few know about and, if you dig deep enough, you just might find a collection of bizarre construction tools and jobs that you didn’t know […]

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Caterpillar CD54 Vibratory Asphalt Compactor

The CD54 Drum Steer Vibratory Asphalt Compactor offers a versatile vibratory system that is effective on all types of asphalt mix. The front and rear split drums, wide offset feature, optimum maneuverability, power and reliable water spray system deliver unmatched performance in adverse conditions. Benefits & Features Steering - Wide offset capability provides high production. […]

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RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply Co., Inc. Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply: For more than 25 years, RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply has grown to be the leading construction equipment distributor in the Midwest, servicing Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, & Missouri. R&D: What type of machinery do you keep in inventory? RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply: We are a Komatsu […]

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Volvo Group Donates $100,000 to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

The Volvo Group will contribute $100,000 in support of Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts by the American Red Cross, the City of New York, and the City of Allentown, PA. “With several major facilities and thousands of employees in regions affected by the storm, we’re keenly aware of the lingering effects of this disaster,” said […]

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Stadium Construction Projects for the 2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup in Brazil: Large Fleet of Liebherr-Cranes on the Job

Nine out of twelve stadium construction projects for the 2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup are being conducted with help of Liebherr Cranes. For this event, which takes place in Brazil from June 12 to July 13, 2014, all host cities are engaged to update or establish appropriate stadium infrastructure. A total 64 matches will be […]

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