Archive | October, 2013

Backhoe Loader Maintenance Tips

Have you checked out Caterpillar Inc.'s YouTube Channel? We found some great videos about Backhoe Loader Maintenance and Inspections: Daily Walk Around - Walk around inspection guidelines for the Backhoe Loader.   Adjust Digging Precision - Learn about adjusting digging precision with the E Stick.   Greasing Overview & Tips - Why greasing a machine is […]

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Visit the Rock & Dirt Booth at UTA

The UTA Annual Convention will take place November 6-9 in Orlando, FL at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. The industry’s best and biggest event will feature valuable information, face-to-face networking, fantastic tours, golf and shopping, dynamic speakers, and more! Rock & Dirt will be exhibiting at booth # 27 distributing copies of […]

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Case M Series Dozer Launch

New CASE models boost productivity with best-in-class drawbar pull and powerful horsepower ratings; industry-exclusive SCR technology provides powerful and efficient operation; pressurized cab and highly configurable controls enhance operator experience. CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new M Series line of dozers. The new product line includes five models ranging from 92 to 214 net horsepower. […]

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New CAT D Series Skid Steer Loaders Feature New Cab, Operator Environment and Controls - and Increased Engine Performance

Caterpillar is rolling out four new D Series Skid Steer Loaders and updating two current D Series machines to create the new D Series line featuring a completely redesigned cab with first-in-class features, new lift arm design for improved sight lines, and increased engine performance. The four newest D Series models are replacements for their […]

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Multi Terrain Loader Maintenance Tips

Have you checked out Caterpillar Inc.'s YouTube Channel? We found some great videos about Multi Terrain Loader Maintenance and Inspections: Daily Walk Around - Walk around inspection guidelines for the MTL.   Rubber Belt Maintenance - MTL rubber belts and how to maintain them.   Rear Compartment Tips - Rear compartment maintenance checks.   Filter Replacement […]

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New Schweiss Liftstrap Conversion Kit Available to Retrofit Your Cable Doors

Schweiss Doors revolutionized the bifold door with faster, safer, quieter, longer lasting liftstraps and autolatches. No matter who made your door, if you currently have cables on your bifold doors, Schweiss Doors now has an easy to install liftstrap retrofit conversion kit available to upgrade your existing door. Schweiss designed and patented custom-made polyester lift […]

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John Deere Construction & Forestry Announces Engine Conversion Kit

To help support the use of John Deere equipment around the world, the Construction & Forestry Division is bringing to market a retrofit kit that will enable John Deere Interim Tier 4 (IT4) machines to be sold in countries where ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel is not available. ULSD is diesel fuel with 15 parts per million or lower […]

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B&W Trailer Hitches Boosts Load Capacity of Whisper-Quiet Companion Fifth Wheel Hitch to 20,000 Pounds

New Companion hitch meets consumer preferences for heavier RV payloads and accommodates changing truck beds while keeping its convenient, single-point attachment design and smooth, quiet ride. B&W Trailer Hitches, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of heavy-duty, engineered trailer hitches and aftermarket truck/trailer accessories, introduced its new RVB3500 Companion fifth wheel aftermarket trailer hitch today. The new […]

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Safety Tips To Remember When Using Construction Equipment

“Safety First” – It’s an Age-Old Motto For a Reason! Safety is of uppermost importance to anyone on a job site. Workers must always be concerned about their personal safety, as well as the safety of their peers. Construction managers and Foremen must be concerned with the health and welfare of their teams, as well […]

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Why Do Construction Workers Always Appear To Be Standing Around - Doing Nothing?

Construction Workers Frequently Appear To Be Observing Work… Rather Than Actually Completing Work Insiders in the construction industry understand that the public’s perception of construction workers could use a little PR. More importantly, though, the often-misunderstood construction worker could stand to simply provide a glimpse into the everyday life of those who build for a […]

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Ditch Witch RT100 Ride-On Tractor Introduced

The Ditch Witch organization introduces the RT100, a ride-on tractor with a 100-hp (74.6-kW) Deutz® diesel engine that is Tier 4-compliant, meaning that it meets with the most up-to-date EPA emissions requirements and, therefore, needs no expensive, time-consuming after-treatment. This is just one of the many features designed to maximize the productivity of the RT100, […]

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Top Schools for Construction Management

Construction Managers Help Plan, Execute, and Support A Variety of Building Projects Construction management is defined as the process of coordinating and supporting all of the various steps in a construction project. Construction managers frequently help with the conceptual stages of a building job, as they generally have a firm grasp on the architectural design […]

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