Archive | November, 2012

Case 1850K Crawler Dozer

FEATURES PRODUCTIVITY Serious muscle and efficiency is delivered from the six-cylinder, Case Family IV Tier III-certified engine. Maximum pushing power is made possible by the torque converter Power Shift transmission and differential steering. And for optimum control and breakout force, the high-performance blade hydraulics feature large pump cylinders, while nearly any soil condition can be […]

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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.   Globally, the construction equipment market is forecasted to reach 1.76 million units by the year 2018, according to […]

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Sterling Trucks Acterra

From box truck to P&D van, the Acterra, with a Class 5-8 operating range, handles like a pickup, but has the strength of a solid work tool. Its steel cab has the same strength and durability as the L-Line. The medium-duty Acterra is a favorite among drivers for its power, cab room, and visibility. And […]

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Kobelco Excavators Prove Their Worth in Bridge Demolition

Contractor Greg Bair Track Hoe Service put their fleet of Kobelco excavators to the test in the demolition of the Nolan Road Bridge, west of Kansas City, Missouri.  Time was of the essence: demolition of the four-lane interstate overpass, which started at 3 am on a Saturday had to be completed in 18 hours, before […]

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New Cat® Product Link™ PL421 Module Supports More Comprehensive Equipment Management

Caterpillar introduces the newest addition to the Cat® Product Link™ suite of hardware offerings. The new PL421 hardware provides customers a lower-cost track-and-trace option to support total fleet monitoring and management capabilities. The PL421 provides basic asset monitoring capability for 12-volt and 24-volt applications through machine operating hours and location reporting, and it has geographic […]

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John Deere 643K Wheeled Feller Buncher

The most comfortable seat in the woods. This cab is a keeper — so comfortable it will keep you in the woods, working. The 643K's cab is welcoming and spacious, as well as efficiently designed for maximum productivity. You'll appreciate the clear and expansive sight lines, the air-ride suspension seat, and the well-lit Standard Display […]

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Rock & Dirt's Annual Auction Results, Market Trends and Evaluations Book

Rock & Dirt’s annual Auction Results, Market Trends and Evaluations book is widely distributed at the Florida Auctions in February, mailed to the highest volume buyers in the United States, and is sent to dealers that advertise in Rock & Dirt / RockandDirt.com.  This book has a long “shelf life”; buyers refer to it throughout […]

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Doosan S300LC-7 Excavator

Consumption The fuel effeciency and reliability of SOLAR 300LC-7 have a direct impact on its procuctivity. Air-to-air intercooler engine with powerful performance and hydrulic excavator controlled Reliability By engine and EPOS, with a cost/performance ratio that makes the SOLAR 300LC-7 even more appealing. Performance The advanced hydraulic system combined with a powerful engine provides for […]

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Volvo Receives Quality Innovation of the Year Award

Volvo Construction Equipment is celebrating after collecting the Quality Innovation of the Year Award, won for its business model which enables the company’s pioneering technology to be transferred to third party products. A business model from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) designed to allow third party manufacturers to utilize the company’s state-of-the-art technology wowed judges […]

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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 a manager working with construction equipment daily, then it is highly recommended that you are a […]

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New Ditch Witch Directional Drills Inspired by Customer Input

The Charles Machine Works (CMW®), Inc., manufacturer of Ditch Witch® underground construction equipment, announces the release of two new directional drills: the Ditch Witch JT30 Mach 1 and JT30 All Terrain. Both drills incorporate extensive customer feedback from years of experience in all types of job conditions. The end result: drills with greater power to […]

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Rock & Dirt 2013 Media Kit

Rock & Dirt releases their 2013 Media Kit with no rate increase.  Your ad budget works harder with Rock & Dirt because our value is constantly increasing.  Every month, each copy of Rock & Dirt is mailed to the most qualified, credit-worthy, and active buyers.   At RockandDirt.com, intensive search engine optimization (SEO) efforts, as well […]

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