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New Cat® App Delivers Simplified, Streamlined Equipment Data to Mobile Devices

Caterpillar launches the industry’s first mobile app designed to allow customers who spend their time in a truck, at the job site and on-the-go to take advantage of equipment telematics data. The new Cat® App delivers simplified, streamlined data directly to mobile devices, helping customers monitor machine location and health, react faster to fault codes […]

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YOUR CHOICES HAVE NEVER BEEN BETTER

NEXT GENERATION CAT® D6 & D6 XE DOZERS Want reliability, fuel savings and low maintenance costs? The new D6 delivers all that and more. Looking for best-in-class productivity and fuel efficiency from first cut to final grade? Look no further than the new D6 XE. Both Cat® Dozers feature an all-new design for: Up to […]

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Doosan will display its heavy equipment during World of Concrete 2019

Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, will display a variety of heavy equipment in its booth – C5577 – in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual World of Concrete in Las Vegas, January 22 – 25, 2019. On display will be a Doosan® DL200TC-5 tool carrier with a quick coupler […]

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Brad Campbell to Vice President, Product Support

42-year Industry Veteran to Lead Parts & Service Operations for the  Heavy Construction Equipment Company Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. is proud to announce the promotion of Brad Campbell to vice president, product support. Campbell joined Kirby-Smith Machinery in 2016 as a general service manager following a 40-year career in the heavy equipment industry. As vice president, […]

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Nortrax Canada Inc. Becomes the Wirtgen Group Dealer for Ontario, Canada

Effective January 1, 2019, Nortrax Canada Inc. will become the distributor of Wirtgen Group products for Ontario, Canada. Nortrax has been serving the Ontario market for more than 40 years performing as one of John Deere’s top construction dealers.  John Deere recently acquired the Wirtgen Group, headquartered in Germany. Wirtgen has five premium brands across […]

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New Cat® Remote Services Reduce Equipment Diagnostics and Update Time to Improve Jobsite Efficiency

Caterpillar introduces a new suite of Cat® Connect technology that offers remote equipment diagnostics and software updates to reduce machine and engine downtime and increase jobsite efficiency. New Cat Remote Services include two key offerings – Remote Troubleshoot and Remote Flash – that leverage telematics data to allow Cat dealers to remotely keep customers’ equipment […]

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John Deere Makes Snow and Debris Cleanup Easy With New Angle and Pickup Brooms

John Deere is updating its line of Worksite Pro™ attachments with three new angle and five new pickup brooms. The BA72C, BA84C and BA96C angle brooms and the BP72C, BP84C, BR60C, BR72C and BR84C pickup brooms were designed for effortless cleanup in turf, snow and construction applications. Like all Worksite Pro attachments, these angle brooms are […]

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Rock & Dirt 2019 Media Kit

Rock & Dirt releases their 2019 Media Kit. Your ad budget works harder with Rock & Dirt because our value is constantly increasing.  Every month, each copy of Rock & Dirt is mailed to the most qualified, credit-worthy, and active buyers. At RockandDirt.com, intensive search engine optimization (SEO) efforts, as well as features like Premium Listings, Auction […]

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New Cat® 440 and 450 Backhoe Loaders Deliver Performance and Comfort to Meet the Demands of Today’s Customers

The all new Cat® 440 and 450 center pivot models provide industry-leading lifting performance, high breakout forces and improved operating comfort and ergonomics. The new addition to the Cat Backhoe Loader model line-up, the 440 boasts a 25 percent backhoe lifting improvement over the 430F2 and redesigned single tilt loader arms providing parallel lift and […]

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Nortrax, Inc. Announcement: Tim Murphy to retire; Chris P. Holmes appointed as successor

Nortrax would like to announce that President & CEO Tim Murphy has decided to retire from the company. Chris P. Holmes, currently vice president of product support and marketing, has been appointed to the position, effective 1 January 2019. Holmes will lead the Nortrax organization in the United States and Canada as it aims to […]

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John Deere Introduces the 244L & 324L Compact Wheel Loaders

Offering operators increased productivity and significantly faster travel speeds, John Deere redesigned its K-Series compact wheel loader models with the introduction of the 244L and 324L compact wheel loaders. Ideal for landscape/snow removal, ag material handling and construction tasks, the new models round out the full line of L-Series compact wheel loaders available from John Deere. “Our next generation […]

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Caterpillar® Announces Two New Ultra-Class Trucks

Caterpillar continues to expand its mining truck offering to give mining companies the flexibility to choose what meets their needs and preferences. Following the successful introduction of the 794 AC 291-tonne (320-ton) capacity truck at MINExpo 2016 and investments to further advance the 797F 363-tonne (400-ton) mechanical-drive truck, Caterpillar is now introducing the 798 AC […]

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