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John Deere Displays Construction Equipment for the First Time at Bauma Within the Wirtgen Group Booth

John Deere will be exhibiting a selection of its construction equipment – including motor graders that will be sold via the Wirtgen Group’s German sales and service companies and via the French sales and service company Wirtgen France SAS – at bauma from April 8-14, 2019. A total of 14 John Deere machines will be on display […]

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Redesigned Cat G Series Carries On 777 Legacy with New Technology for High Production, Fuel Efficiency, and Operator Amenities

The new Cat® 777G off-highway truck builds on the legacy of performance, reliability, and long-term durability established by 777 models since 1977, both in mining and large earthmoving applications. Rated payload for the new 777G is 98.4 tons (89.4 MT), with a standard-body volume (SAE 2:1) of 83.8 cubic yards (64.1 m3). The design of […]

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John Deere Announces Low Monthly Payment Program for Select Compact Construction Equipment Models

A new John Deere low monthly payment lease program is available for customers seeking financial flexibility when acquiring select models of John Deere compact track loaders and skid steer loaders. The 314G and 318G skid steers, and the 317G compact track loader models are offered within the new program. “We continue to see a growing need for […]

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John Deere Introduces Next Generation of Construction Simulators

John Deere is rolling out its new construction simulators – further bridging the gap between the classroom and jobsite. The modular update outfits the new John Deere simulators to one of six machine types: backhoe, crawler dozer, excavator, wheel loader, joystick-controlled motor grader and fingertip control motor grader. “The next generation of John Deere simulators […]

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Diesel Laptops and American Diesel Training Centers Announce Partnership to Improve Technician Recruiting and Training

Addresses Massive Technician Shortfall and Continuing Education Training Diesel Laptops and American Diesel Training Centers (ADTC) announced a strategic partnership to address the diesel technician shortage and on-going career development that is essential to improving employee retention. Diagnostic skills and accompanying use of technology are critical in attracting new entrants into the field of diesel […]

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Minimizer debuts new trade show booth at MATS

Interactive displays and testing areas highlight redesigned booth The long-awaited debut of the new Minimizer trade show booth was a smashing success. End users, media partners and fellow suppliers stopped by to check it out during the Mid-America Trucking Show March 28-30.  “We’re really excited about this,” Minimizer Director of Marketing Steve Hansen said.  “The […]

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Cleveland Brothers Opens New One Call Rentals Facility in Washington County, Pa.

The new facility focuses on rental, sales, parts and service Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Inc., the exclusive Cat® dealer of Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and western Maryland has expanded their facility locations to provide quality products and services to the Washington, Pa., area.   The new One Call Rentals Store in Washington offers sales, rental, […]

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Nominate an Equipment Industry Leader to the AEM Hall of Fame

Do you know a game-changer – an off-road equipment industry leader whose exceptional career accomplishments warrant recognition? Nominate them to the AEM Hall of Fame. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 AEM Hall of Fame. The Hall recognizes and celebrates industry leaders, innovators and pioneers who have contributed […]

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JP Pierson Named President of Pitts Trailers

Pitts Enterprises announced today that JP Pierson has been named president of Pitts Trailers, effective immediately. Pierson, who also serves as president of Dorsey Intermodal, will now oversee both Pittsview-based divisions. Pierson joined the Pitts Enterprises in 2006 and has been involved in all facets of the business, from sales and marketing to operations and […]

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ALL Family of Companies Makes Another Big Investment in Trucks and Trailers

More than 200 new units expand industry-leading delivery ability One of the value-adds of doing business with the ALL Family of Companies is that it employs its own fleet of 2,500 trucks and trailers to transport cranes throughout North America. This gives customers a critical edge in staying on schedule—in a business where time means […]

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Lifetime and Extended Warranties Now Standard on Volvo P7110B and P7170B Pavers

Road customers get additional uptime assurance with an extended warranty and a Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty coming standard on P7000B series pavers. Volvo Construction Equipment is adding the P7110B and P7170B asphalt pavers to the company’s Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty program and also expanding the pavers’ extended warranty. The warranties come standard on […]

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Cat® 797F Mining Truck Proven in Tier 4 Final Configuration

The Cat® 797F large mining truck is now available in a fuel-efficient configuration that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards. Through more than 16,000 hours of successful pilot machine operation and 100,000 hours of production truck operation in Tier 4 configuration, the system has proven its ability to deliver strong performance and greater […]

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