Archive | June, 2017

CAT® EXCAVATOR MAKES APPEARANCE IN NEW MOVIE, “TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT,” DIRECTED BY MICHAEL BAY

A Cat® excavator is next in line to carry on the tradition of Cat equipment appearing on the big screen when it joins the team of hero robots in the highly anticipated film “Transformers: The Last Knight,” directed by Michael Bay opening in theaters today. Audiences will spot the Cat excavator among the vehicles hiding […]

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We Rise by Lifting Others: Dawes Crane Moves Memorial Phantom F-4 Jet Fighter

A crane operator from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental maneuvered the Link-Belt crane into place. The weight of the plane was transferred from its display pedestal to the crane’s extended boom. The pedestal’s bolts were released one by one. With the last, the aircraft lurched free, and was briefly “airborne” once again. This moment of […]

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Volvo introduces the P4410B paver: A true commercial/heavy highway crossover

The new P4410B tracked paver from Volvo Construction Equipment is a powerful machine in a compact package — bridging the gap between heavy-commercial and light-highway paving. Born from the Blaw-Knox legacy, the P4410B is the latest addition to the B-Series lineup of tracked pavers from Volvo Construction Equipment. With a 155-horsepower (115 kW) Deutz Tier […]

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Kirby-Smith Welcomes Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for Kansas City

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for the equipment distributor’s Kansas City location, which will open in mid-summer 2017. Yauilla will be responsible for Kansas City’s branch operations, including parts, service, sales and rental operations oversight. Prior to Kirby-Smith, he spent the past 26 years with Link-Belt Construction […]

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IronPlanet Holds Four Day End-of-Quarter Online Auctions, Featuring 4th of July “All-Humvee” Sale on GovPlanet Marketplace

Over 400 Humvees Available to the Public, Along with Government Surplus Equipment, Pump and Power, Construction Equipment and Trucks Who: IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced multi-day, end-of-quarter online auctions. The Ritchie Bros.-owned company will kick-off the events with three days of GovPlanet sales, […]

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Momentum at KOBELCO U.S. Manufacturing Facility Continues to Build

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues its commitment to provide customers with quality products from its North American excavator production facility in Spartanburg, SC. Increases in manufacturing capacity and several new hires are on the horizon as the facility ramps up to produce 1,800 units/year. Since opening in June 2016, the KOBELCO USA production facility has […]

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US Dealer visit to ALLU factory a great success

November 2016 saw leading North American foundation equipment distributor, Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), appointed ALLU’s dealer for its advanced soil stabilization equipment range. Following on from what has already proved to be a highly successful relationship, April of this year saw ECA visit ALLU’s factory in Finland in order to see how the world […]

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Hitachi introduces four upgraded Dash-6 foresters in North America – ZX210F-6, ZX260F-6, ZX310F-6 and ZX370F-6

Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas introduced upgraded Dash-6 foresters in North America. The new models build on the manufacturer’s reputation of efficiency, reliability and durability; and include multiple, new, customer-driven features that improve productivity, comfort and safety. The four new Dash-6 models – ZX210F-6, ZX260F-6, ZX310F-6 and ZX370F-6 – utilize a fuel-efficient Final Tier 4 […]

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Cadillac Heavy Equipment Services Excels at Excavation on “The Rock” from CASE

New excavator combines the muscle to break through rugged shale with a deft touch for precision and fine grading. Living on an island province nicknamed “The Rock” doesn’t conjure up images of easy digging. It also drives heavy earthmoving contractors to consider larger equipment to tackle work that may be accomplished by smaller machines in […]

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John Deere Adds Two Models and Offers Additional Updates to G-Series Motor Grader Lineup

John Deere is adding to its best-in-class G-Series motor grader lineup with the addition of two models — the 620G/GP and 622G/GP. On display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, the 620G/GP and 622G/GP are designed for cities, townships and contractors that prefer lighter and more fuel-efficient graders on the job. The Moline-based manufacturer is also adding a dual […]

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Small Machines. Big Impact: Three Finalists Selected to Win a New John Deere G-Series Skid Steer or Compact Track Loader

After receiving community project ideas from across the nation, John Deere selected three finalists in its “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest who each have a chance to win a new G-Series skid steer or compact track loader (CTL) with a WorkSite Pro™ attachment. The finalists are: Daryl Bridenbaugh — Building Houses and Hope in Putnam County, […]

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Komatsu America Corp. introduces new HD325-8 and HD405-8 off-highway trucks

Increased horsepower, reduced fuel consumption, improved access, and all new operator environment Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new HD325-8 and HD405-8 off-highway trucks. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, these latest additions to the rigid frame truck family feature increased horsepower and a new Komatsu […]

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