Archive | January, 2013

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.   It’s not too late to register for the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Management Conference and Annual […]

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J.J. Scheckel Corporation Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. J.J. Sheckel Corporation: J.J. Scheckel Heavy Equipment Corporation was established in 1996 by Josh Scheckel. Mr. Scheckel started his business by rebuilding and selling Caterpillar engines and heavy equipment to consumers throughout the United States. From day one, we have been committed to our customers to ensure their continued […]

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Rock & Dirt to Attend 2013 AED Summit/Condex January 15-17

Rock & Dirt will be attending and exhibiting at the 2013 AED Summit / Condex at the Las Vegas Hotel, January 15-17, 2013.  We encourage all dealers, manufacturers, and service providers to stop by our booth (# 423) for a visit, a RockandDirt.com demonstration of our newest features, and/or a fresh copy of Rock & […]

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Terex Roadbuilding Welcomes Valley Equipment as a New Asphalt Paving Equipment Distributor

Terex is pleased to announce the appointment of Valley Equipment Company, Inc. as the authorized Terex Roadbuilding asphalt paving equipment distributor for the states of Hawaii, Oregon and Washington and all counties north of and including Idaho County in Idaho. With headquarters in Salem, Ore., Valley Equipment offers comprehensive sales, parts and service support for […]

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"Dump Hunger" to Celebrate Fifth Year by Filling Five Dump Trucks with Food

Western States CAT, Albertsons and Wells Fargo seek to raise 375,000 pounds of food for local food banks When the calendar turns to January, donations to local food banks drop dramatically – a 36% decrease on average in Idaho alone. In 2008, the Dump Hunger campaign planned to fill one dump truck with 75,000 pounds […]

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Introducing the Bron Mulcher Series

Also referred to as a Brush Tractor, the Bron Mulcher is the right machine to tackle jobs such as right of way clearing for seismic lines, electric and hydro lines, pipelines, clearing for commercial sites, recreational trails, golf courses, building lots, and forestry fireguards. The Bron Mulcher (Brush tractor) has wide tracks that provide stability […]

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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 late December 2012, CNH announced that it will be separating itself from Kobelco Construction Machinery on January […]

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Rogers New Optional CobraNeck

ROGERS® more than 100 years of successful trailer design and manufacturing is directly linked to their ability to anticipate the changing demands of the hauling industry. Their new CobraNeckmulti-ride height detachable gooseneck is an optional neck designed to make unhooking and delivering safer, faster and more convenient for today's drivers. It allows increased ground clearance, […]

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Bobcat Stresses the Importance of Compact Excavator Greasing

Regular greasing of your Bobcat® compact excavator reduces the chances of pin wear, loose connections and pin failure. Watch this video to review the necessary greasing intervals and learn how to properly grease your compact excavator's X-Change attachment mounting system, clamp, extendable arm, blade, boom, bucket and frame. For more maintenance information, visit http://www.bobcat.com/partsandservice/maintenance. Source: […]

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SANY America Introduces 550-Ton Crawler Crane for Energy, Petrochemical, Infrastructure Projects

SANY America’s new 550 U.S. ton crawler crane will satisfy a niche between 440- and 660-ton machines and is ideally suited for construction of wind energy towers, fossil fuel plants, nuclear facilities, petrochemical installations and a variety of infrastructure projects. The SANY SCC8500 has a host of exclusive and in-demand features to meet the needs […]

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Schweiss Doors Introduction of Spherical Bearings is Unique to the Hydraulic Door Industry

Schweiss Doors has once again proven to be a worldwide leader in production of hydraulic and bifold doors, and is proud to announce it has made another unique design improvement to its hydraulic one-piece doors with the addition of “spherical” bearings. All Schweiss “Red Power” Hydraulic Doors are now built with spherical bearings. These bearings […]

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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 week we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Starting in 1982, ICON was created to provide equipment solutions for underground construction – making “the process safer, […]

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