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Caterpillar Adds New B-Series Utility Compactors to the Paving Products Machine Family

Customers expect Cat® Paving Products to continually raise the bar in performance, productivity, comfort, safety and serviceability. The company has met those expectations with the new B-series line of Utility Compactors. The new CB22B, CB24B, CB24B XT, CB32B, CB34B, CB34B XW, CC24B and CC34B feature key enhancements that will help contractors achieve compaction more efficiently […]

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Liebherr Attracts Thousands at Expomin 2014

Thousands of visitors came to the Liebherr booth from April 21-25 at Expomin 2014 in Santiago, Chile. This international exposition is one of the most important trade shows for the global mining industry. During this year’s exhibition Liebherr displayed a range of construction, crane, and mining equipment at its booth. One of the main attractions […]

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IronPlanet Partners with VeriTread to Provide the Industry’s Most Reliable Transportation Services

IronPlanet®, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment, announced a partnership with VeriTread, an online heavy-haul transportation marketplace, to provide IronPlanet customers with the industry’s most reliable and cost-effective shipping services. “We are excited to partner with VeriTread to give our customers access to best-in-class prequalified transportation services,” said Greg Owens, […]

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Terex Washing Systems Continues to Expand Presence in North America

Terex Washing Systems (TWS) are delighted to announce the launch of a dedicated Centre of Excellence (COE) in Louisville, Kentucky. Following the appointment of a Regional Sales and Distributor Manager in NA last year, coupled with the official launch of the award winning AggreSand™ 165 in NC in November 2013, demand and enquiries for TWS […]

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The Making of Caterpillar's Built For It Trials - "Gravity" Video

Find out some of the interesting facts from the making of the “Gravity” video: Before filming the action, a few in the production crew were skeptical about whether or not the B15 smartphones would survive the punishment they were about to endure. All of the phones were operational and intact after the grueling challenge ended. […]

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Darr Equipment Announces Acquisition of Dealerships from Adobe Equipment Houston

Darr Equipment LP, a full service material handling and construction equipment dealer for north, east, and central Texas and all of Oklahoma, announced today the recent acquisition of the dealerships of Adobe Equipment Houston LLC, the leading material handling and construction equipment dealer for southeast Texas. “We are excited about Darr’s expansion into the Houston […]

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Fleet of Over 40 Tower Cranes at the Urban Development Project “aspern+ Vienna’s Urban Lakeside”

Over 40 Liebherr tower cranes from the EC-B and EC-H crane systems are being used for the first phase of the “aspern+ Vienna’s Urban Lakeside” construction project in Austria. The modular design of this crane series means that each crane can be optimally configured to fit the construction project’s requirements. The modular undercarriages, tower elements, […]

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Operator Ken Mulryan of Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. Wins Engineer of the Year Award from IUOE Local 139

Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. of Wisconsin, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, is proud to announce that operator Ken Mulryan has been appointed Engineer of the Year by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 139, District D. Mulryan works out of Dawes’ Milwaukee branch. Mulryan first joined the Local 139 […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment Launches Mobile App in North America

The new Volvo CE Insider app provides valuable on-the-go features including the latest Volvo news, product information, and special offers in a single tool. The Volvo CE Insider app allows mobile device users to easily access the latest information, resources and customer support solutions from Volvo Construction Equipment — 24/7 without an Internet connection or […]

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The Anatomy of a Waste Handler from CASE

Working in waste and recycling facilities may be one of the more heavy-duty jobs for the purpose-built wheel loaders that we call waste handlers. These robust machines are outfitted with a number of features and performance enhancers suited specifically for work in these applications. An extensive availability of attachments from forks and grapples to buckets […]

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New Volvo A25G and A30G Articulated Haulers Reinvent a Classic

Articulated haulers from Volvo Construction Equipment have often been copied — but never beaten. And with the new G-Series, the Volvo proven concept is even better, with new features for optimized productivity. Since their debut in 1966, Volvo articulated haulers have stood as the construction equipment industry’s gold standard — and the leader in off-road […]

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Two Hitachi Excavators Surpass 100,000 Operating Hours at Yanacocha Mine in Peru

Two Hitachi EX5500-5 front shovels achieved elite status October 2013 at the Yanacocha gold mine in Peru by surpassing 100,000 operating hours. Both EX5500-5 machines – the predecessor to Hitachi’s current EX5600-6 model – were delivered 14 years ago and have been working at numerous pits in the 251-square-kilometer open mine ever since. The first […]

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