Archive | December, 2012

Feeding the Steel Industry

Established in 1892, Qingdao port has developed into one of the world's biggest and most important ports. It trades with more than 450 ports in more than 130 countries and regions and was the world's seventh-largest port in 2010. One of its primary duties is receiving iron ore to feed the country's steel industry, and […]

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Reach Buyers at the Florida Auctions with Rock & Dirt Bag Inserts

Each February, Rock & Dirt distributes 1000's of copies of Rock & Dirt at the Florida Auctions in the Orlando area. This year, we will be distributing copies at the Alex Lyon, Yoder & Frey, IronPlanet, and CAT Auction during February 2013. Each Rock & Dirt is distributed in a plastic “Rock & Dirt” bag. […]

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Florida Contractor Wins Case Community Challenge

Case Construction Equipment named Hubbard Construction the winner of the Case Community Challenge. The program recognized construction contractors for supporting their local communities with significant community service projects. Hubbard Construction, Winter Park, Fla., received the award for donating labor, materials and the use of equipment in helping build 28 “mud volleyball” courts for the 19th […]

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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.   Submit your entries by Jan. 11, 2013 for the 10th Annual Fleet Masters Award competition, brought to you […]

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New Conveyor Belt Cleaner for Challenging Conditions

A new powered brush cleaner for conveyor belt applications has been introduced by Martin Engineering, a rotating design that removes material accumulation and dust in difficult applications. Well suited to belts that use raised elements (cleats, chevrons, ribs or lugs) to assist in carrying material, the Martin® Brush Cleaner is an economical solution that provides […]

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Put Your Inventory at the Top with Our Premium Listings

Introducing Premium Listings on RockandDirt.com. What are Premium Listings? Premium Listings are located at the top of searches - category, make, and model. Premium Listings are highlighted by a gold bar. What are the benefits of Premium Listings? Your listings will receive increased traffic with top positioning and generate more sales opportunities. How are Premium […]

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Takeuchi Announces New TS-Series Skid Steer Loaders and Attachments

Takeuchi-US, a global leader in innovative compact construction and earthmoving equipment, has expanded their product offering in North America with a new line of skid steer loaders.  These versatile skid steer loaders range in operating weight from 6,500 lbs. to 8,600 lbs., and rated operating capacity ranges from 1,500 lbs. to 3,000 lbs. Powerful, compact, […]

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Yanmar's Advanced Technology Gives Customers a "SmartAssist"

Responding to the advance of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Yanmar is set to begin a staged rollout of its market-leading "SmartAssist" machine to machine (M2M) service. Until recently, whenever industrial machinery broke down, the manufacturer could be confident in their technical ability to provide a high level of service. However, with the increasing use […]

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Screen Machine Industries Introduces Tracked Cone Crusher

Screen Machine Industries, Inc. is proud to introduce the track mounted CST Cone Crusher.  The revolutionary patent pending plant features a massive 51” (1.3m) Quarry-Duty cone crusher offering the highest weight to power ratio of any tracked mounted cone in the industry.  This uniquely designed plant features a vibratory shaker screen located between the feeder […]

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New Genie Z-45/25 Rough Terrain Boom Offers Enhanced Performance and Lower Cost of Ownership

Genie introduces the next generation of the Genie® Z™-45/25 rough terrain articulating boom lift. The redesigned 45 foot boom combines the latest performance technology with new service features to further enhance the most popular member of the Genie boom family. The new Z-45/25 RT is currently in production and available to the ANSI market. The […]

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Case Partners with Eagle River Derby Track to Sponsor 50th Annual Snowmobile Championship

Case Construction Equipment will again be a sponsor of the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River, Wis., which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The annual event is scheduled for Jan. 17 – 20, 2013. As part of the sponsorship, Case will provide skid steers, compact track loaders and a wheel loader to […]

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Volvo A40F Wins International Product Design Award - Again!

Volvo Construction Equipment is celebrating after its A40F articulated hauler received another prestigious accolade for innovative product design – the coveted iF product design award. The A40F articulated hauler from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is taking the industry by storm. The machine has picked up yet another award – this time in the esteemed […]

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