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Caterpillar Introduces 5-Seat Utility Vehicles

Last year, Caterpillar announced the introduction of it’s first-ever Cat® utility vehicles – the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102 D. To expand that offering, the product line now includes the gasoline-powered Cat CUV85 and diesel-powered CUV105 D. The CUV85 and CUV105 D both feature a spacious second row to accommodate a total of five […]

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Ditch Witch Introduces Heavy-Duty Trencher with Purpose-Built Design Features for Superior ROI

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, introduced its largest trencher to date, the HT275, to boost productivity and versatility on a broad range of trenching jobs. The unit was designed to increase year-over-year return on investment (ROI) on water, sewer, gas, power and underdrain installations, pipeline distribution and other heavy-duty trenching tasks. The HT275 […]

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Komatsu Partners with Propeller to Bring Enterprise-Grade Drone Analytics Solutions to the Construction Industry

Komatsu America Corp. and Propeller Aero Inc. are partnering to boost the efficiency of construction job sites using drone-powered mapping and analytics software. With drones becoming an increasingly common worksite tool, Komatsu has identified aerial mapping and analytics as a key component of their Smart Construction initiative—a range of integrated hardware and software products designed […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at MEI2018 Mining & Exploration International Conference & Expo in Las Vegas!

Stop by and visit Rock & Dirt in booth# 1229 at MEI2018 Mining & Exploration International Conference & Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center September 6-8! Rock & Dirt can help you evaluate and develop your entire marketing strategy using our 68+ years of experience in the mining industry. Visit www.rockanddirt.com for more information! […]

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John Deere Upgrades Large Frame G-Series With EH Boom Performance Package

Improving its popular G-Series large-frame skid steers and compact track loaders, John Deere continues to provide industry-leading job site solutions with the addition of the EH Boom Performance Package. This productivity-boosting feature is available as a factory-installed option on the 330G and 332G skid steers, and the 331G and 333G compact track loaders. “We designed our […]

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Volvo Mid-Size Loader Updates Deliver up to 25% Greater Fuel Efficiency

The L60H, L70H and L90H 2.0 wheel loaders offer improved fuel efficiency, higher tipping loads and maintenance-friendly features. Volvo Construction Equipment has expanded its H-Series 2.0 updates to its L60H and L70H wheel loaders, giving its mid-size lineup improved fuel efficiency and enhanced productivity features, including higher tipping loads and a new loader arm design. […]

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John Deere Reveals Industry’s First Fully Integrated, Mastless Grade Control Motor Graders

Road building and site development contractors can now reap the benefits of John Deere SmartGrade™ in the highly successful G-Series motor grader line. SmartGrade technology delivers the first-of-its-kind mastless Topcon 3D integrated grade control as a factory option on new machines and field kit for equipment already on the job. The system is fully incorporated […]

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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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