Archive | April, 2013

Caterpillar Names a 2013 Silver Edison Award Winner

Company recognized for innovative hydraulic hybrid technology, which dramatically increases fuel efficiency for the company’s excavator equipment customers Caterpillar Inc. is bringing home the silver for its first-ever commercialized machine that uses hydraulic hybrid technology. The Cat® 336E H hybrid excavator earned the prize in the Energy/Transportation category at the 26th annual Edison Awards, which […]

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Giuffre Cranes Take the Track at the Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Memorial Day weekend, as over 400,000 spectators and millions of viewers hear those famous words “gentleman start your engines,” alongside the brickyard at the Indianapolis 500 racetrack will be the familiar Giuffre Brothers Cranes’ colors, as the “official recovery vehicle” prepares to make the afternoon go smoothly and safely for America’s elite race car drivers. […]

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BidSpotter.com Recently Acquired by ATG Media Holdings Ltd

BidSpotter.com, the US-based world leader in industrial and commercial online auctions, announces its acquisition by ATG Media Holdings Ltd, a UK based company. BidSpotter.com will continue its operations from the existing offices in Gig Harbor, Washington, with all existing services remaining in place during the transition.   "The BidSpotter.com team is pleased to welcome ATG Media […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches New WA270-7 Wheel Loader

New Machine Powered by Tier 4 Interim Engine Technology Komatsu America Corp. introduces the WA270-7 wheel loader. With a net horsepower of 149 hp (111 kW), the WA270-7 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine, which is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emission certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, […]

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The Most Amazing Construction Projects

Over time it is amazing to see what man has been able to create. Large construction projects leave us in awe of how the builders brought everything together. All the work, effort and coordination it took to make these projects happen make us wonder how such undertakings ever took place. What are some of the […]

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New Cat C Series Knuckleboom Loaders Boast Fuel-Efficient Power Systems and More Lift

The new Cat® C Series knuckleboom loaders from Caterpillar Forest Products feature fuel-efficient power systems, upgraded hydraulics and significantly more lift at full reach than previous models. The line includes the Cat 579C loader, best for big wood, clear cutting and severe delimbing applications, and the Cat 559C loader, ideal for working in pine, pulpwood […]

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Komatsu to Launch Worldwide Sales of "Xcentric™ Ripper" Attachments for Use in Rock Breaking and Demolition

Komatsu Ltd.   has recently acquired the exclusive distribution rights for "Xcentric™ Ripper" attachments for use in rock breaking and demolition in 82 countries and regions of the world from Grado Cero Sistemas S.L. of Spain. During the first half period of FY2013, Komatsu is going to launch sales of nine models, designed to fit 7-ton […]

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New Cat Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs Perfectly Match Cat Hydraulic Excavators for Expanded Materials Handling Tasks

Cat® Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs expand the versatility of Cat hydraulic excavators in the 311 through 329 model range and deliver high performance and exacting compatibility with today's Cat excavators, buckets and couplers. Pro Series thumbs mount on the bucket pin and move along the same arc as the bucket edge, providing solid grip and […]

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Trencher Safety Promoted by Ditch Witch Organization

The Charles Machine Works (CMW®), Inc., manufacturer of Ditch Witch underground construction equipment, has launched a series of informative articles designed to improve jobsite safety and productivity of anyone who operates underground construction equipment. This initial article covers the basics of operating trenchers safely. The Basics of Safe Trencher Operation Thanks to advances in technology, […]

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New Terex TR60 Rigid Dump Truck Does Much More Than Meet Emissions Regulations

Dominating the Terex Construction area of the Terex stand at bauma (F7, 710/711 ) is the company’s first EU Stage IIIB/US Tier 4i compliant rigid dump truck, the TR60.* This well-established 55t payload machine also features a number of other key upgrades. The TR60’s new 515kW EU Stage 3B compliant Scania DC16 engine provides the […]

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The Brokk Robolition 260 Mega: Delivering Powerful, Safe & Versatile Remote Controlled Demolition

The Brokk 260 demolition machine is consistently one the most in demand demolition machines. Not only is the machine extremely powerful, it is also unbelievably agile and versatile enough to work in even the tightest spaces. When it comes to demanding remote controlled demolition jobs, the Brokk 260 is loaded with features that allow it […]

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Komatsu Launches intelligent Machine Control Medium-sized Bulldozer Equipped with World's First Fully Automatic Blade Control

Komatsu Ltd. unveiled the D61EXi/PXi-23 medium-sized bulldozer which features the world's first* fully auto blade control at bauma 2013, an international trade fair for construction equipment in Munich, Germany on April 16. D61EXi/PXi-23 was jointly developed with TOPCON Corporation with a world proven performance of GNSS (global navigation satellite systems) surveying technology and its applications […]

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