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Volvo SD45B debuts at The Rental Show

The SD45B soil compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment is an excellent addition to any rental fleet — providing unmatched versatility and ease of service to ensure a low total cost of ownership and high return on investment. Packed with technologically advanced features, the SD45B adapts to the application and jobsite, helping the operator achieve the […]

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John Deere, LHP Telematics Collaborate to Simplify Data Management for Construction Professionals

In an effort to simplify data management and enhance job site productivity, John Deere and LHP Telematics — an industry leader in creating custom telematics solutions for the heavy equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM) marketplace and aftermarket construction fleets — are joining forces to further advance the proficiencies of John Deere WorkSight™ and to put the power […]

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New Industry Highlights Section in Rock & Dirt

Have an event coming up? Want to tell more about your company or a product? Then maybe you should consider our New Industry Highlights section! This is a new section right after the full page ads. The left page consists of text and photos and the right page is a traditional ad. The section is […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt in Booth N11167 in the North Hall at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada - March 7-11, 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG – Where every major construction industry is represented amongst 2,500+ exhibitors over 2,500,000 square feet and more than 150 education sessions including asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more. Rock & Dirt will be exhibiting in the North Hall, booth N11167.  Stop by our booth […]

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Caterpillar Introduces New Product Link™ Capabilities for Connecting Expanded Range of Assets

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Caterpillar will launch new Cat® Connect hardware and software to enable equipment managers to connect all of their assets—from the largest earthmover to the smallest generator, and including both light and heavy-duty trucks and utility vehicles. New Cat Product Link technologies connect any brand and type of equipment, powered or non-powered, and […]

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John Deere to Celebrate 50 Years of Motor Grader Innovation at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

To commemorate 50 years of the articulated motor grader at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, John Deere will display a restored JD570 model that was reconditioned by two retired John Deere Dubuque Works employees, Don Bagby and Jerry Bode. Introduced in 1967, the JD570 pioneered many of the innovations and developments seen on motor graders today, including articulated frame steering, hydraulically […]

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IronPlanet Produces "Connecting the Mobile Planet - Feeding Your Social Status" -- A Webinar Featuring Facebook's Selin Tyler and IronPlanet’s Matt Ackley

Who: IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced Episode 3 in its intriguing webinar series, set for Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The webinar is “Connecting the Mobile Planet – Feeding Your Social Status.” Mobile has become our constant companion. Often the first thing people look […]

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Caterpillar To Develop Autonomous Mining Truck Technology for Additional Models and Brands

Caterpillar is developing autonomous mining truck technology for an expanded range of models, including other brands. At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability initiative is […]

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Visit ALLU at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Learn How Screener Crushers Transform Waste into Valuable Material ALLU Group will have its experts on hand in the Gold Lot in booth G3749 at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 trade show, March 7-11, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visitors will learn that ALLU’s unique Screener Crusher buckets not only transform waste into valuable material, but ultimately […]

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John Deere Updates Versatile 75G and 85G Excavators

Capable of working around congested job sites in efficient fashion, the updated John Deere 75G and 85G excavators boast new customer-inspired features, including hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics and the ability to be equipped with a hydraulic coupler that allows the machines to use backhoe buckets. "The standard hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics allow the operator to run […]

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Hard Rock Equipment LLC Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. Hard Rock: We developed from our first company, Glass Machinery Company Excavation  & Used Equipment, to handle sales on equipment and liquidation on used working equipment. Our primary mission as a company is to move inventory equipment that we house and buy for resale.   R&D: What type of machinery/trucks/trailers […]

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Tompkins Trucks Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. Tompkins Trucks: We started business in March 2016. R&D: What type of machinery/trucks/trailers do you keep in inventory? Tompkins Trucks: We deal in used trucks, primarily service trucks. R&D: How does your used machinery/truck/trailer sales program fit in with the company’s other divisions? Tompkins Trucks: We are a small company with […]

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