Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry

Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.

 

Construction employers are set to save as much as $9 billion, thanks to recent changes California officials made to their off-road diesel emissions rule. AGC discovered and pointed out several errors in the measure and “California officials made a good faith effort to modify their proposal to protect both the environment and the construction industry,” said Mike Kennedy, AGC’s general counsel.

Source: http://www.constructionequipment.com/california-emissions-rule-changes-said-save-billions

BOMAG recently launched its new BW100AD-5 tandem vibratory roller. The BW100AD-5 features all-around visibility, a specially developed operator’s platform, improved maneuverability, and a fuel saving 20.2-horsepower water-cooled diesel engine that idles while the roller is inactive. Learn more about additional features here:

Source: http://www.equipmentworld.com/bomag-launches-new-tandem-vibratory-roller/

American Industrial Manufacturers of Building Materials, LLC (AIM) developed a new website designed to help customers more easily find products by category, application, industry reference tools, and more. Users can visit AIM for “product data sheets, material safety data sheets, product catalog and images, as well as additional product, company and industry information.”

Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/9/prweb9935657.htm

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