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VÖGELE InLine Pave for Placing Asphalt “Hot on Hot” at a Width of 7m

Horb is a picturesque German town on the upper reaches of the Neckar river, 437m above sea level, at the northern edge of the Black Forest. When securing a slope below the B 14 trunk road between two parts of Horb – Dettingen and Ihlingen – the roadway also had to be renewed. In its […]

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The Volvo EC60E Is The Perfect Fit For Any Application

The newest compact crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built for comfortable, efficient and versatile operation. The new EC60E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built to perform on any jobsite — from confined spaces to major construction projects. Equipped with a Volvo Tier 4 final engine and adjustable hydraulic flow, the machine […]

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Screen Machine Industries Introduces New Cone Crusher

Screen Machine Industries is proud to introduce a new cone crusher model to our current and extensive equipment line. The model CXT Cone Crusher is the latest example of Screen Machine Industries innovation. This mid-sized track mounted unit boasts a heavy-duty 40” (1m) high-speed bushing cone with hydraulic adjustment and tramp relief. Creatively designed for […]

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K-Tec Enhances the World’s Largest Construction Pull Scraper

K-Tec Earthmovers announces the 1263 ADT scraper to move a 63 cubic yard mountain of dirt in a single pass. K-Tec Earthmovers, a Canadian-based manufacturer, has just launched its latest and largest construction pull scraper for massive scale earthmoving. The K-Tec 1263 ADT is the world’s largest earthmoving scraper available on the market today.  With a heaped capacity […]

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CASE Offers New Thunder Creek FST Series Trailers through Nationwide Dealer Network

CASE Construction Equipment will now offer Thunder Creek Equipment’s new FST Series Trailers through its nationwide dealer network. The new trailers are a one-stop-shop for heavy equipment owners’ fuel and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) storage/handling needs, and offer a variety of options – including light towers and a 3-in-1 welder/generator/air compressor – that make it […]

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Company Wrench Celebrates Grand Opening of Their New Columbia, SC Dealership

Company Wrench held a grand opening celebration at the company’s new Columbia, SC location on June 26th. Attendees, including demolition, scrap and construction contractors from the region were provided a tour of the facility’s new office, large service department and equipment yard. The grand opening festivities kicked off in the morning with a continental breakfast […]

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Wash Recycling As It Should Be

Construction and demolition waste management specialists R Collard Ltd have opened a new state of the art aggregate washing plant at its recycling facility in Eversley, Hampshire, UK. The new washing plant, designed and supplied by Terex Washing Systems (TWS) incorporates the very latest technology to enhance the quality and efficiency of the recycling process […]

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Caterpillar Launches Monitoring Service to Help Manage Equipment Operator Fatigue & Distraction Risk

Caterpillar announces the launch of a 24/7 equipment operator monitoring service to provide customers the power to see, mitigate and manage the primary variable impacting their operations―the human factor. Through industry-leading in-cab and wearable safety technologies, Caterpillar now can provide customers with visibility to both machine and operator information. Inside Caterpillar’s 24/7 Monitoring Center, analysts […]

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Excavator Hydraulics, Fuel Efficiency Stand Out for Florida Highway Contractor and Materials Producer

The post-recession construction industry has spurred a number of success stories – one of which is Tampa Bay, Florida’s BP Construction Group. Three-and-a-half years ago, R.G. Stathas and his cousin, Nick DiGiulio, started the company with one machine. They ran a single excavator out of Bridal Path Pit in nearby Lutz, which spawned the name […]

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Kenworth T880s Cement a Strong Bond with Best Redi – Mix Drivers

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is it to Dee Dee Harris to drive a comfortable truck? “It’s way past a 10, I can tell you that,” she said. As a driver/mentor for Houston-based Best Redi-Mix, Harris has been in numerous trucks during her 25-year trucking career – the past four with […]

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U.S. Residential Loan Originations Increase 23 Percent From a Year Ago

RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), a leading source for comprehensive housing data, released its Q2 2015 U.S. Residential Loan Origination Report Aug. 14, which shows that 1,950,267 loans were originated on single family homes and condos in the second quarter, up 22 percent from the previous quarter and up 23 percent from a year ago to the highest […]

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The Buying Tip Sheet on Wheel Loaders from CASE

Tip #1: Size it Right   The primary factors to consider when purchasing a wheel loader are operating capacity (bucket size, breakout and lift capacity) and footprint. The right size of a wheel loader is often determined by surrounding equipment and operations. Some important questions to ask: How much material needs to be moved on […]

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