Archive | Press Releases RSS feed for this section

CAB GLASS ADDED TO H&R’S NEW AFTERMARKET PARTS OFFERING

H&R Construction Parts & Equipment, Inc. announced that they have added Cabin Glass to their new products line up supporting the major manufacturers of excavators, forestry applications, and scrap handlers.  The Cabin Glass is available through their online site or by contacting one of their Parts Specialist at 800.333.0650.  As a market leader of alternative […]

Read more

Updated Volvo Site Simulation Helps Customers Lower Total Cost of Production

The next-generation Volvo Site Simulation uses enhanced real-time data to help customers optimize site productivity and maximize profitability. Volvo Site Simulation increases efficiency and profits by providing customers with tools to reduce their total cost per ton. By analyzing worksite conditions and operational goals, Volvo can offer advice on the proper site setup for optimum […]

Read more

WATCH HOW A HOLLYWOOD ACTION HERO GIVES VOLVO EXCAVATORS THE BOOT CAMP TREATMENT

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has teamed up with Swedish star Dolph Lundgren to showcase the ultimate in excavator endurance in stunt-filled mini-movie Pump It Up. Revealing the toughness, versatility and intelligent engineering behind Volvo CE’s full range of excavators, the film tests the limits of heavy equipment during an exhilarating and entertaining army bootcamp, led […]

Read more

Martin Auction Services Letter about Schmid Farms Auction

It is with mixed enthusiasm that Martin Auction Services offers such an exceptional line of equipment at Public Auction on December 17th, 2018.  The Schmid family has worked hard for years assembling this group of machinery and now, due to some health issues within the family, their direction has shifted, and the money generated from […]

Read more

Pitts Trailers Introduces New Heavy Haul Division and Names New Sales Leader

Pitts Trailers proudly welcomes Barry Freifeld as Director of Sales for their new dedicated lowboy division, Pitts Heavy Haul™.  Barry will oversee growth of the Pitts Heavy Haul product offering and dealer network.    “I am very excited to be joining the Pitts team. Not only am I extremely impressed with the outstanding products that […]

Read more

New for 2019! Rock & Dirt Front Cover Auction!

Rock & Dirt front cover ads will be available for purchase through auction format.  Both regular mail covers, and special distribution show covers will be available. Simply login to your account at www.RockAndDirt.com and click Front Cover Bidding to enter your max bid for any cover ad you are interested in purchasing.  Each auction will […]

Read more

NPK LAUNCHES DUST SUPPRESSION KITS FOR PH HAMMERS

In 2016 OHSA introduced a new regulation regarding occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica in construction work (1926.1153).  Part xvii specifies acceptable work practices pertaining to heavy equipment used to break silica-containing materials, i.e. concrete demolition.  The first option is to work from within an enclosed cab.  If this is not possible, the standard say […]

Read more

CASE INTRODUCES NEW N SERIES BACKHOE LOADER UPDATES WITH POWERBOOST, DIRECT DRIVE AND FACTORY-INSTALLED THUMB

CASE 2019 N SERIES BACKHOE ENHANCEMENTS CASE has introduced numerous enhancements available throughout its N Series line of backhoe loaders, including new PowerBoost functionality for even more powerful digging and lifting, drivetrain enhancements for improved roading, and control updates that make CASE backhoes even more easy and intuitive to operate. We’ve also incorporated a factory […]

Read more

CATERPILLAR PRODUCES 40,000TH LARGE DOZER

The legacy of the Cat® large dozer began a little more than 40 years ago with a revolutionary elevated sprocket and new undercarriage design that looked unlike any dozer of its day. The groundbreaking suspended undercarriage with high drive design conformed to the ground better than standard oval tracks, helping to improve machine traction, extend undercarriage life and […]

Read more

DOOSAN INFRACORE NORTH AMERICA INTRODUCES NEW DL280-5 WHEEL LOADER WITH OPTIONAL GUARDING PACKAGE

Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has extended its wheel loader lineup with the new DL280-5 wheel loader. The new DL280-5 is part of the popular category of 3- to 4-cubic-yard wheel loaders. The Doosan® DL280-5 is designed to provide operators with enhanced performance and comfort as well as increased uptime protection when working in general […]

Read more

CATERPILLAR EXPANDS NEXT GENERATION MINI EXCAVATOR RANGE WITH SIX NEW MODELS (7-10 TONS) OFFERING CONFIGURATION CHOICES AND PREMIUM FEATURES

The Caterpillar range of Next Generation mini hydraulic excavators has been expanded with the addition of six new models in the 7-to-10-ton category. The new models provide a selection of basic configurations, allowing customers to choose the machine that works most efficiently in applications routinely encountered. As with all Cat® Next Generation mini excavators, the new […]

Read more

CASE INTRODUCES ALL-NEW TV450 COMPACT TRACK LOADER

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all-new TV450 compact track loader (CTL), a new 10,610-pound vertical-lift machine with a rated operating capacity of 4,500 pounds at 50 percent tipping load. The newest and largest CASE CTL ever built features an industry leading 9,188 pounds of breakout force, and optional high-flow (3,450 psi at 39.5 gpm) and […]

Read more