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New Design For Cat® 630k Series Wheel Tractor-Scrapers Includes Technology That Adds Productivity and Operator Convenience

The new Cat® 630K Series wheel tractor-scrapers—631K and 637K—replace the previous 630G Series and feature a complete design update, including high-pressure steering, engine-over-speed protection, tire-spin reduction, differential-lock-engagement protection, and machine/ground-speed control, plus available systems such as Sequence Assist, Load Assist, Payload Estimator, and Cat Grade Control. Payload capacity of the open-bowl 631K and open-bowl twin-engine […]

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Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc. Announces Grand Opening Auction in Ashland, OH

Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc. is proud to announce a brand new addition to their auction schedule: The Grand Opening of the Ashland, OH Annual Consignment Auction. Yoder & Frey Auctioneers, Inc. is an Ohio based auction company that has been serving the auction needs of the local and global community for over 52 years. […]

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Things are looking up again for India's construction-machinery market

India is considered a rapidly growing market for the global construction-machinery industry: Some 46,000 units are expected to be sold there in 2016. BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA is an important industry gathering. The International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment takes place at the HUDA Ground in […]

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Caterpillar Adds New High-Production B-Series Tandem Rollers to the Paving Products Machine Family

Caterpillar Inc. announces updates to the CW34 Pneumatic Roller. The CW34 is an eight wheel roller with an operating range from 9 to 29 tons. This machine performs well on granular materials as well as all types of asphalt mix designs and can be used on all phases of compaction due to its high contact […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Warranty from CASE

A warranty is defined as a written guarantee, issued to the purchaser of a machine by its manufacturer, which ensures the repair or replacement of components that are defective in material and/or workmanship within a specified period of time. Warranties are touted all across the industry, but the subject of warranty requirements and how to […]

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Schweiss Doors "Strap Latch" Design Eliminates Cables and Pulleys

THE SIMPLICITY OF THE NEW LATCH STRAP IS TRULY AMAZING! Straps do the lifting and now straps do the latching! Schweiss did away with all the cables, chains, sprockets and pulleys; and it now has 90 percent less moving parts. This is a real game changer in the bifold door world! It doesn't get any […]

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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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