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CAT® Medium Wheel Loaders Feature New Connect Technology, Additional Safety Features and Reduced Operating Costs

Caterpillar is pleased to announce the 2016 product update to the Cat® M Series medium wheel loader product line (950M, 962M, 966M, 972M, 966M XE, 972M XE, 980M and 982M).  Dedicated to responding quickly to our customers’ needs, these product updates enable Caterpillar to bring new features and product improvements to market more rapidly and […]

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Variable Angle Boom for Cat 308E2 Increases Versatility and Confined Space Performance

The Cat® 308E2 mini hydraulic excavator is now available in a variable-angle-boom (VAB) configuration that provides an expanded working envelope and increased application flexibility. While providing a maximum dig depth of 169 in. (4 290 mm), the VAB extends the 308E2’s maximum reach by 30 in. (760 mm) to a total of 306 in. (7 […]

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John Deere Unveils JDLink™ Dashboard for Customers to Better Understand and Manage Equipment

John Deere is launching a new telematics interface enabling customers to better optimize their machines, uptime, and jobsites. The JDLink Dashboard provides intuitive, easy-to-use tools for contractors to manage their equipment that have active JDLink Ultimate, Express, or Locate subscriptions. "The JDLink Dashboard provides customers the ability to improve machine uptime, make machine data easier to […]

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ATG Media and BidSpotter.com announce leadership transition plan with John-Paul Savant succeeding Anne Somers as CEO

ATG Media and BidSpotter.com announced a leadership transition plan in which John-Paul Savant will succeed Anne Somers as Chief Executive Officer of ATG Media. Following a distinguished career of over 35 years, Mrs. Somers will assume the role of Deputy Chairman of the Board on March 1, 2016 and step down from her role as […]

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Nortrax Announces Management Changes at Grand Rapids, MN Store

Chip Cramer, General Manager of Nortrax Grand Rapids, MN has elected to retire following a successful fifteen year career. He is a twenty six year veteran of the construction and forestry industry following a four year tour of duty in the Air Force. Chip’s deep commitment to his values and his loyalty, friendship and professionalism […]

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Bandit Announces Rope Shear Devices for Hand-fed Chippers

Bandit Industries, Inc., has developed a patent pending Shear Bar device to help cut or dislodge a winch line, rope, vines or other lines that find their way into a chipper's drum during chipper operations, potentially preventing a serious injury, death, or reducing the extent of a serious injury if an operator becomes entangled in […]

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Hitachi introduces five mining electric drive shovels: EX1900E-6, EX2600E-6, EX3600E-6, EX5600E-6 and EX8000E-6

Hitachi Construction Machinery - Americas today announced the introduction of five mining electric drive shovels to the U.S. and Latin American markets – the EX1900E-6, EX2600E-6,EX3600E-6, EX5600E-6 and EX8000E-6. The five EX-6 electric drive mining shovels feature an advanced zero-emission electric drive motor designed to provide a cost-effective solution to mining operations where low-cost electric […]

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Extreme Duty Brush Cutter Joins the John Deere Worksite Pro™ Attachments Portfolio

Site preparation, clearing and maintenance tasks are now easier, safer and more productive for operators with the new John Deere Extreme Duty Brush Cutter attachment. The Extreme Duty Brush Cutter (RS72) is the latest addition to the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro™ attachments and is optimized to work with select John Deere E- and D-Series […]

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Ditch Witch® to Showcase Latest Underground Construction Equipment and Training Services at Bauma 2016

PERRY, Okla. (U.S.A.) – Ditch Witch®, a Charles Machine Works Company, will be showcasing innovative equipment designed to help global, underground construction operators be more productive and confident on the job at the 2016 bauma event. Customer-driven equipment will be on display in Ditch Witch Booth B3-412 at the international trade fair center in Munich, April […]

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Ten Tips for Buying a New Excavator from CASE

When it comes to purchasing a new excavator, there are many important items to consider. Understanding the right specs and knowing what to look for will have the greatest impact on the productivity of your business. Here is a list of ten important considerations for buying a new excavator. 1. Operating weight/size, Application It’s important […]

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JDLink™ Estimator Tool Quantifies Telematics Return on Investment for Customers

MOLINE, Ill. (March 8, 2016) — The new JDLink™ ROI estimator by John Deere is proving how effective the telematics solution can be for today’s customer. The tool is designed to quantify the value of keeping machines connected using JDLink, and is part of a bigger effort to continually educate customers on technology and its […]

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Manitowoc Launches Industry-Leading Grove GMK4100L-1 Taxi Crane

Manitowoc has introduced a new Grove all-terrain crane for the global market. As with other recent Grove launches, the crane offers unique innovations and class-leading capabilities in the taxi (road travelling) category. The four-axle Grove GMK4100L-1 boasts the best load charts in its class and its compact design makes it easy to access and maneuver […]

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