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Volvo PL4809E Tier 4 Final Rotating Pipelayer Pushes Performance to New Limits

The new PL4809E rotating pipelayer from Volvo Construction Equipment delivers superior performance capabilities, thanks to its excavator-based design, safety-enhancing features, advanced Load Management System and CareTrack® telematics. Equipped with the latest Volvo D13J Tier 4 Final engine, the PL4809E delivers lifting capacity that outperforms the largest traditional side booms in its size class. With a […]

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John Deere Improves Compact Wheel Loaders to Deliver Even More Power and Productivity

Customers looking for machines that are productive, versatile and ready for anything should look no further than the John Deere 244K-II and 324K compact wheel loaders. Both machines include new features and options to increase productivity, visibility, versatility and lower daily operating costs for the landscape, ag material handling and construction industries.  “John Deere customers […]

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Names Woody Ferrell as Account Manager for Pipeline Services Division

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Woody Ferrell as Account Manager – Pipeline Services Division.  Ferrell will focus on developing relationships within the Oil and Gas Pipeline construction industry, and represent Kirby-Smith nationally as the company expands its presence in the sector. As Account Manager for Kirby-Smith’s […]

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John Deere Collaboration with AGTEK Increases Customer Support and Simplifies Grade Control Workflow Process

Designed to take advantage of the improved performance and boom design of the large-frame 332G skid steer and 333G compact track loader (CTL), John Deere now offers 90-inch Severe-Duty Construction Buckets. Available with a serrated edge or as a tooth bucket, these new additions to the John Deere lineup of Worksite Pro™ attachments are redefining expectations of […]

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IronPlanet Concludes 2016 with All-Humvee, Government Surplus, Truck and Heavy Equipment Auctions

Over 300 Humvees available to the public, including the USMC Model M1123 GovPlanet to feature additional government surplus equipment and  IronPlanet to hold equipment and trucks sales in end-of-year online events PLEASANTON, Calif. – December 15, 2016 Who:  IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced that its GovPlanet […]

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IronPlanet Breaks Record for Used Heavy Equipment Inspections, With More than 100,000 Items Inspected in 2016

IronPlanet’s IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification ensures buyers receive the equipment they expect  IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced that it has conducted a record-breaking number of annual inspections in 2016, with over 100,000 pieces of equipment evaluated and certified by its professional inspectors, which is more inspections […]

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Lowering TCO with the CASE G Series

At the core of the all-new G Series loaders from CASE is the concept of lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Combining productivity enhancing features with operational efficiencies, wheel loader owners have never been able to get more work out of a machine more efficiently than with the CASE G Series. TCO is not an […]

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Caterpillar Extends Large Machine Options To Include Frontless Hydraulic Shovels for Specialty Applications

Caterpillar OEM Solutions is extending its large machine options to include frontless hydraulic shovels weighing more than 100 metric tons. To accommodate larger specialty front attachments with greater capabilities and flexibility, Caterpillar is now offering the Cat® 6015B to 6090 Hydraulic Shovels in frontless configurations for mobile and pedestal-mounted applications. Power units for these machines […]

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First Concurrent Staging of Mining Industry Trade Fair Trio in Russia

The entire spectrum of mining will be addressed by three trade fairs held for the first time concurrently from June 6 - 9, 2017 at the Kuzbass Fair Exhibition Center in Novokuznetsk, Russia: UGOL ROSSII & MINING, 24th International Trade Fair for Coal Mining Technology, Preparation and Materials Handling;  NEDRA ROSSII, 3rd International Trade Fair […]

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Cat® M-Series Small Wheel Loaders, 930M Ag Handler Deliver with Performance-Enhancing Upgrades

Recent engineering enhancements to the U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Cat® M Series Small Wheel Loaders (SWL) – 926M, 930M and 938M, as well as the K Series models (924K, 930K, 938K) – advance equipment value through new standard and optional features that boost productivity, improve operating ease and increase uptime reliability. Additionally, the Ag […]

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John Deere Collaboration with AGTEK Increases Customer Support and Simplifies Grade Control Workflow Process

As contractors increasingly use 3D digital models and GPS technology when grading a job site, John Deere is joining forces with AGTEK — one of the civil construction industry's leading providers of takeoff and 3D modeling software — to increase efficiency and ease the takeoff and modeling process across job sites of all shapes and sizes. […]

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Maximum precision is called for when paving a dragstrip in Norway.

The race itself only takes a few seconds, but in these brief moments, everything has to be absolutely perfect. This is true of both the dragster itself as well as the track. When the drivers rev up their engines for the acceleration duels — so-called drag races — they not only rely on automotive technology. […]

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