Archive | May, 2013

CAT Off-Highway Truck Endures Challenging Journey to Reach Coal Mine

Cat® equipment face challenges every day – from harsh environments to challenging job sites. This Cat 775G Off-Highway Truck heading to a mine in Spitsbergen, Norway was put to the test before it ever reached its job site. Cat customer AF Gruppen purchased the machine for coal hauling at its Svea mine. To get to […]

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Case Introduces Digital App; Brings Products and Solutions to Life on Smartphones and Tablet Computers

CASE Construction Equipment has released the ‘CASE Experience AR Application’ that brings its products and solutions to life on mobile smartphones or tablets through Augmented Reality (AR) technology. The free app lets customers engage with CASE products through interactive and 3-D features, videos, animations and voice-supported text on mobile devices. “Small- to mid-size businesses don’t […]

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Giuffre Brothers Cranes: A Half-Century of Innovation and Service

In 1963, Frank Giuffre and his younger brother Dominic started a small trucking company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with just one dump truck and a lot of grit, determination and originality. Fifty years later, Giuffre Brothers Cranes, Inc. (www.giuffre.com) is the country’s largest supplier of boom trucks for the construction and roofing industry, and its sister […]

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Cat B15 Smart Phone Launches to Worldwide Acclaim

The Cat® B15 made its European debut at this years’ Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and took center stage at CeBIT in Germany. The impact of the successful launch firmly positioned Cat phones as a force to be reckoned with in the rugged device category. The new Cat B15 has received worldwide acclaim, with media […]

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Two Terex® CC2800-1 Crawler Cranes Make Short Work of Hawkeye Wind Farm

As the United States marches toward energy independence, 2012 was a banner year for wind energy projects. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), wind energy projects throughout the country posted their strongest year in 2012, bringing online a record 13,124 MW of power in 26 states and Puerto Rico. In the fourth quarter […]

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Productivity Through Safety: A Modern Contractor’s Solution

One might ask how machine productivity ties into employee safety. We did, and worked toward developing US Patent #7,229,041 for a solution. When working around crushing equipment, one of the safest places a person can be is in an operator's cab. When looking at what forces operators to leave their cab, the age-old practice of […]

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Whayne Supply Company Celebrates 100 Years

Year-long celebration recognizes company history and sets tone for next 100 years. Whayne Supply Company, one of the nation's oldest and largest Cat® dealerships, is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2013.  The Whayne Supply Company centennial commemoration will span throughout 2013 as the company highlights key moments in its history, hosts events for employees and customers, and […]

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Roadbuilders Machinery & Supply Co., Inc. Announces Takeuchi as New Product Line in Nebraska

RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply Co., Inc. is pleased to announce Takeuchi as the latest addition to the company’s line of manufacturers. As a full service equipment distributor, RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply will represent the complete line of Takeuchi compact earthmoving equipment at their locations in Omaha, Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska. Founded in 1985, RoadBuilders […]

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Bobcat Company Breaks Ground on $20 Million Expansion to Create Innovation, Testing and Technology Facility

Bobcat Company has officially broken ground on its $20 million renovation and expansion to create the Acceleration Center in Bismarck, N.D. When complete, the Acceleration Center will be a modern complex for advancing innovation where professionals utilize technology and modern design to ensure the position of Bobcat as the leader in the compact equipment industry. […]

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Two D6Ns Put to Work Filling Crevasse Holes During 'The Coldest Journey'

It's never just another day at work for the Cat® D6N during the trailblazing winter journey across Antarctica. The D6Ns, nicknamed "Seeker" and "Rover," are pulling an Ice Train over treacherous terrain, encountering crevasse fields and blue ice in the first weeks of the expedition. In the last days of April, expedition members found themselves […]

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New CASE CX130C and CX160C C Series Excavators Deliver Superior Performance vs. Previous Models, Lower Owning & Operating Costs

CASE Construction Equipment introduced the new Tier 4 interim CX130C and CX160C excavators to its C Series product line, offering customers fuel economy increases of up to 8 percent and 5 percent, respectively, versus previous B Series models; resulting in increased productivity, along with lower overall owning and operating costs facilitated through easier maintenance. “The […]

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Rayco is Getting a Whole New Look

Rayco is getting a whole new look.  This summer, Rayco will be unveiling its new look, new logo, and new website.  To celebrate its 35th year in business, Rayco undertook a broad effort to explore its 35 year history, its customer base, and its workforce.  As a result, it has launched a campaign to better […]

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