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John Deere Construction & Forestry Adds European Distribution for 622GP, 672GP Motor Graders

John Deere is introducing two popular G-Series Motor Graders to the European market via the Wirtgen Group distribution network in Germany and France. The 622GP and 672GP will be available in these two countries beginning in early 2019. “We are excited to leverage our relationship with the Wirtgen Group to introduce John Deere construction equipment to a […]

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers Kicks Off Year-Long 125th Anniversary Celebration

Milwaukee-based trade association considered one of the oldest in the country The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) officially kicked off its year-long 125th anniversary celebration. “For 125 years, AEM has served as a steward of our industry and provided an industry-wide consortium that transcends individual member company size, products or individual business concerns,” said John […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2019 AED Summit

Join AED February 4-7, 2019 for an exciting new line-up and speakers at Orlando, FL. AED’s Summit is your starting line for a successful year. AED provides dozens of unique opportunities to hear from leading subject matter experts, see what’s new from over a hundred new suppliers and network with industry peers. The AED Summit is strictly […]

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Komatsu First to Operate Autonomous Haulage System Over Dedicated Private LTE Network

Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced the FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) has qualified to operate on private long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology. This is the mining industry’s first AHS enabled to run on private LTE in commercial operations, making way for ultra-high system availability and reliability, while adhering […]

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New Next Generation Cat® 120 Motor Grader Designed To Elevate Production And Lower Costs

The new Cat® 120 Motor Grader offers the options to tailor the machine to customer preferences and applications. The Cat C7.1 engine uses up to 15 percent less fuel when paired with the standard ECO mode. Get unprecedented comfort in the all new cab. New filtration technology saves customers up to 15 percent in maintenance […]

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PETERBILT SHOWCASES CONCRETE LINE-UP AT WORLD OF CONCRETE

Peterbilt Motors Company is displaying its lineup of vehicles for the concrete industry at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, January 22 – 25, 2019. Attendees are invited to stop by booth # C6813 during the show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  On display will be a Peterbilt Model 567 twin steer mixer, a […]

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Kenworth Features Two T880S Mixers, T880 Pumper at 2019 World of Concrete

Two Kenworth T880S mixers and a T880 pumper are the featured trucks in the Kenworth Truck Co. booth (No. C6213) at the 2019 World of Concrete Show Jan. 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Kenworth’s 2019 World of Concrete booth features, from left, a Kenworth T880S mixer, Kenworth T880 pumper, and the new Kenworth […]

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New Cat® 140 Motor Grader Features Conventional Controls, All-Wheel-Drive Option, Grade Control Choices, Operator Amenities

Designed as a high-production model, the all new Cat® 140 Motor Grader combines a selection of grade control technologies with conventional steering wheel/lever controls, an efficient power train, enhanced operator comfort/convenience features, and simple, extended-interval serviceability. The new model offers an all-wheel-drive system option with a standard operating weight of 42,325 pounds (19 198 kg) […]

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Volvo Expands Mini Excavator Lineup in North America with ECR18E and EC20E

Volvo Construction Equipment is adding to its E-Series mini excavators in North America with the launch of the ECR18E and the EC20E. The EC20E comes with a range of significant performance gains versus the D Series model it replaces, while the ultra short-swing ECR18E is an entirely new addition to the Volvo lineup. “We listened […]

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Minimizer Releases Floor Mats for New Volvo Trucks

With Volvo’s updated line of trucks hitting the roads and highways of North America, Minimizer has released Custom Molded Floor Mats that fit each of those models. The new versions of the VNL, VNR, VNX, and VHD are now covered by the lifetime warranty offered by Minimizer. “We have never manufactured Floor Mats for the […]

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Cat® GRADE with 3D Brings Added Utility, Versatility and Operating Efficiency to Automated Grade Control for D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 Models

The new Cat®GRADE with 3D system for D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 track-type tractors is an automated grade control system using GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology to precisely position the machine’s blade, without operator input, from first rough cut to finish grade. For added utility, GRADE with 3D incorporates the Cat AccuGrade™ Ready Option, which […]

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Manitowoc Showcases Latest Shuttlelift Crane at The Rental Show

Manitowoc Cranes and the Shuttlelift SCD15 make their return to The Rental Show, which will take place from February 17–20 in Anaheim, California. The SCD15 crane features a larger cab with easy to operate proportional lever controls and full-color, graphical RCL. Manitowoc Cranes will exhibit its Shuttlelift SCD15 crane at The Rental Show 2019, which […]

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