Archive | October, 2013

The Rock & Dirt App Now Available in 20 Countries!

The Rock & Dirt App for Apple iPhones/iPads and for Android Phones/Tablets is now available at the Apple Store, Amazon, and Google Play in the following 20 countries. 1. U.S. 2. Canada 3. Mexico 4. Australia 5. United Kingdom 6. Columbia 7. Peru 8. Chile 9. Venezuela 10. Spain 11. Argentina 12. India 13. Ecuador […]

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All-New Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck Now Available for Order

The all-new Kenworth T880™ - the flagship of Kenworth's outstanding vocational trucks - is now available for order. Introduced at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show, the Kenworth T880 is especially suited for vocational customers who demand a durable and reliable truck, including dump, mixer, refuse, and heavy haul applications. The Kenworth T880 is standard with […]

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Modern Classics - The Volvo L30G and L35G Wheel Loaders

It’s not easy improving on machines as popular as the best-selling Volvo L30 and L35 compact wheel loaders, but in their new G-Series guise, these models are more powerful and fuel efficient than ever before. The updated L30G and L35G wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment may be compact — making them ideal for tight […]

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Canadian Man Excavating His Own Basement Using Only Radio-Controlled Tractors and Trucks

Some Construction Managers Prefer Their Machines Small – and Radio Controlled! Excavating a basement is a job for a powerful, maneuverable, and efficient machine. Construction machines like skid steer loaders and dedicated excavators come to mind when deciding on which type of unit to employ when digging out a basement area. For those who have […]

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New Cat D Series Compact Track Loaders & Multi Terrain Loaders Feature New Cab with Enhanced Operator Environment and Controls

Caterpillar is introducing three new Cat® D Series Compact Track Loaders and three new Cat D Series Multi Terrain Loaders as well as two updated D Series Compact Track Loaders. The new and updated machines feature a completely new cab with first-in-class designs that enhance operator comfort and control, new lift arm design for improved […]

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Bulldozers Now Made Easier to Operate As Skilled Workers Prove Harder to Find

Drought of Skilled Workers Hits at The Wrong Time - As Building Rebounds Fiercely One of the ways in which construction industry professionals are coping with the lack of skilled manpower these days is by tailoring the work to the available workforce. It used to be that an apprenticeship, months of practice, and a trusting […]

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ALL Erection & Crane Rental of Pennsylvania, LLC uses Grove TMS9000 to lift Giant Rubber Duck in Pittsburgh

ALL Erection & Crane Rental of Pennsylvania, LLC was on the spot on the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, Pa., for the first U.S. visit of artist Florentijn Hofman’s globe-hopping giant rubber duck. The duck, which is custom built under Hofman’s supervision for each city it visits, required the assistance of a Grove TMS9000 hydraulic lift […]

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Peterbilt Showcases New Model 567 and Other Vocational Trucks at 2013 ICUEE

Peterbilt Motors Company will showcase its new all-purpose vocational Model 567 and several other vehicles during the 2013 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 1-3. Peterbilt, which has an outdoor display located at N1032, will feature the following the vehicles: • Model 567 spec’d in a dump configuration • Model 365 equipped […]

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