Archive | January, 2013

Powerscreen to Reveal New Machine Enhancements at Bauma 2013

Powerscreen will be unveiling new product improvements at Bauma 2013. From 15th - 21st April 2013, Powerscreen will exhibit three machines on the Terex booth F7 · 710/711 - the XA400S Pre-Screen jaw crusher, the XH320X impact crusher and the Warrior 1400X Commenting on the line-up, Damian Power, Powerscreen Global Product Line Director said, “We […]

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Bobcat Rebar Bender Adds Versatility to Attachment Lineup

Bobcat Company, a leader in compact equipment attachments, has added more versatility to their attachment lineup with the rebar bender attachment. Mounted on the left Bob-Tach® mount, the rebar bender comes with five mandrels that provide the ability to bend rebar into a variety of angles and repeat bends for added efficiency and consistency. It […]

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Rock & Dirt is Set for the World of Concrete

Rock & Dirt will be marketing its advertisers and demonstrating RockandDirt.com and RDEspanol.com to the attendees of the World of Concrete, this February 5-8, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.   Stop by the Rock & Dirt booth in the Central Hall, booth #6503. Our territory managers, Barry Lowry and Zilphia Jernigan, […]

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Costex Tractor Parts Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. Costex Tractor Parts: The history of Costex dates back to 1980. Since then, CTP has been characterized by the search for quality and innovation in all products we offer. Today, thanks to our customers and network of dealers, we distribute to over 130 countries around the world. The […]

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Telsmith Receives Pillar of the Industry Award for Participation in I Make America Campaign

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named Telsmith the newest recipient of their annual Pillar of the Industry award, given to companies for achieving Gold status in the I Make America campaign. To obtain Gold status and earn this award, Telsmith dedicated time and effort to activities that would create awareness to the I […]

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New Hydraulic Trowel Offers Unique Features for the Professional Finisher

The newest innovation to hit the concrete industry is Wacker Neuson's professional 10-foot ride-on trowel. The CRT 60-66K provides finishers with a new experience in pr0fessional finishing with a combined fully hydraulic drive with patented two mode electric hydraulic steering. Wacker Neuson’s new professional ride-on trowel offers three patent-pending features that concrete contractors will welcome.  […]

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United Rentals Names Skyjack Supplier of the Year

Skyjack has been named United Rentals’ Supplier of the Year for 2012. The award was presented to Skyjack President Brad Boehler by executives at the United Rentals 2013 Supplier meeting, held January 6-7th in Indianapolis, IN. Every year, United Rentals recognizes manufacturers that deliver exemplary quality, service and value. The award is given based on a supplier scorecard […]

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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. A new grapple attachment has been introduced by Diversified Products to eliminate the need to go out on limbs […]

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Pumping Prepares for Whitewater Rafters And Economic Development

Concrete pumps are playing a key role in enhancing 2.5 miles of the Chattahoochee River in Columbus, GA by creating rapids that will challenge whitewater rafters and kayakers. The $23 million Ready2Raft! Whitewater Columbus, GA project includes pumping concrete into fabric bags that alter the river’s flow characteristics and building support structures for a mechanical […]

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New Vermeer Drill Offers Impressive Power in Modest Footprint

Vermeer Corporation has introduced the D60x90 Navigator®horizontal directional drill (HDD), providing impressive power in a small footprint; it’s the cost-effective choice for tackling difficult trenchless installations in challenging ground conditions. The D60x90 is powered by a 185 hp (138 kW) John Deere Tier 4i (Stage IIIB) diesel engine, which delivers 9000 ft-lb (12,202 Nm) of […]

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Yanmar America Announces New Vi0 Series Excavator

Yanmar America, a major supplier of compact utility tractors, construction equipment, marine and industrial diesel engines and energy systems, today announced a new addition to its Vi0 Series of excavators. Now part of Yanmar’s fast-growing line of construction equipment, the true zero tail swing Vi035-6 comes on the heels of Yanmar’s rollout of its new […]

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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.   Rock & Dirt will be attending the annual “Florida Auctions” next month with other construction equipment buyers and […]

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