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ENGCON TILTROTATOR TO BE FEATURED ON US TV SHOW

– Engcon’s tiltrotators will be featured in the US on the TV show “World’s Greatest!…” on August 20, 2018. A tiltrotator is a kind of tilting and rotating quick coupler for excavators. The episode featuring Engcon’s tiltrotators can be found on: August 20, 2918 DirecTV Channel 305 and Dish Network Channel 250   CABLE VIEWERS: […]

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Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. is Awarded Northern Texas for Terramac

Kirby-Smith Machinery expands Terramac dealer coverage to six of its existing branch locations in Northern Texas which include Dallas, Odessa, Fort Worth, Lubbock, Amarillo and Abilene. Each location has been approved to provide complete crawler carrier sales, rentals, service and support to the area. Specializing in pipelines and general construction, Kirby-Smith is familiar with the […]

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MHC Puts Drivers First with New Springdale Facility

Murphy-Hoffman Company’s (MHC) store in Springdale, Ark., has moved to a new facility off Interstate 49, making it the largest MHC dealership in Arkansas. MHC Kenworth/Volvo – Springdale has served the heavy and medium duty truck market since 1977 and continues to provide award-winning services, including 7-day, 24-hour service and an expanded parts inventory. The […]

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Maximizing Profitability for Rental Companies through the Total Cost of Ownership Metric from CASE CE

True total cost of ownership (TCO) is determined by factoring in everything that goes into operating that machine over its lifetime: initial purchase price, fuel costs, maintenance costs, utilization, organizational overhead, resale value, etc. When you talk about total cost of ownership for rental companies, it has to play into their rental rate calculation as […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment Announces 2018-2019 Road Institute Course Schedule

Entering its 53rd season, Road Institute is beneficial to newcomers and industry veterans alike. Registration is now open for Volvo’s 2018-2019 Road Institute, the paving industry’s premier training program. Offering a mix of classroom and hands-on training on a variety of operations and maintenance topics, sessions start in late October 2018 and continue through May […]

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Jeff Martin Auctioneers: The past & the present, coming together for an exciting future!

Jeff Martin Auctioneers is excited to announce the integration of Martin & Martin Auctioneers of Pelzer, South Carolina into their ongoing operations. “I am pleased to announce Jeff Martin Auctioneers newest chapter—expanding into the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions. We are excited to build on the legacy my family has worked so hard over the years to […]

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Caterpillar Delivers 50,000th Cat® Articulated Truck

In a year of multiple significant milestones for Cat® mining and infrastructure trucks, Caterpillar announces delivery of its 50,000th articulated truck from its Peterlee, U.K. manufacturing facility. Since the start of Cat branded articulated truck manufacturing in 1985, Caterpillar has become an industry leader of the articulated truck design. “The articulated truck has been a […]

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Power Tool Institute Launches Campaign to Promote Safe Lithium-Ion Battery Usage, Reduce Risks

The Power Tool Institute (www.powertoolinstitute.com) encourages consumers, contractors, and educators to “take charge of their battery” through an extensive education and awareness campaign that promotes the safe use of lithium-ion batteries in power tools. The Power Tool Institute’s campaign describes ways to reduce risks by choosing batteries from the original power tool manufacturer—which are designed […]

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Minimizer Reaches Seven Years Without a Lost-Time Accident

The last time Minimizer had a lost time accident, Steve Jobs was still the CEO of Apple. The Minnesota-based company recently celebrated seven years without a lost time accident. “Safety is a top priority,” Minimizer Vice President of Operations Jim Richards said. “Seven years is a recognizable achievement in any manufacturing company and we are […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt and NextTruck at the Great American Trucking Show

The 2018 Great American Trucking Show will be at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center August 23-25, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. NextTruck will be co-exhibiting with Rock & Dirt at booth # 610. Enter to win a $250 VISA Gift Card at our booth! We will be distributing free copies of Rock & Dirt and exclusive […]

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New Cat® D8T Dozer Delivers More Productivity, Better Fuel Efficiency, Greater Ease of Operation for Faster Payback

The latest Cat® D8T dozer is designed to move more material in less time, at a lower cost per ton, for a faster return on equipment investment. The bulldozer features an all-new fully automatic transmission, delivering up to 18 percent more productivity without consuming more fuel, as well as unprecedented ease of operation. Added blade […]

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Jeff Martin Auctioneers August 10 & 11 Auction in Brooklyn, MS

Potential buyers can bid on construction and farm equipment, heavy trucks and trailers, and more during two-day, two-ring auction event. Jeff Martin Auctioneers will host a two-day, two-ring auction event Friday, August 10th and Saturday, August 11th. The auction runs both days from 10AM CDT, online at jeffmartinauctioneers.com and at Jeff Martin Auctioneers’ location at 2236 Hwy […]

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