CASE CX55B Compact Excavator Named a 2014 Editor’s Choice Award Winner

CASE Construction Equipment’s CX55B compact excavator has been awarded one of Rental magazine’s Editor’s Choice Awards for 2014. The awards are based on several factors, including audience engagement online at ForConstructionPros.com/Rental over a 12-month period, innovation, longevity in the market, utility, versatility and productivity. The CX55B minimum tail swing compact excavator features a large boom […]

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New Bobcat S450 Skid Steer Loader Features Improved Performance and a Tier 4 Non-DPF Emissions Solution

Bobcat Company has expanded its M-Series skid-steer loader lineup with the launch of the new S450, a loader that provides operators with improved comfort and performance — and is less than 5 feet wide for working in tight jobsites. With a spacious cab, a 20 percent increase in auxiliary hydraulic pressures and a non-diesel particulate […]

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Versatile New CAT D6T Dozer Delivers Powerful Performance and Fine Grading Control

The Cat® D6T Dozer delivers both the power needed for heavy dozing applications and the fine control for finish grading—all in one machine. The latest D6T model, updated to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards, retains its versatile performance and adds new features to enhance ease of operation, fuel/fluid efficiency and ease of […]

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5 Construction Equipment Accessories That Help Improve Productivity

Accessories for your construction equipment can increase your productivity and possibly even worker safety. With the harsh environmental demands, any products you choose must withstand the range of abuse on your site. You face numerous areas where you lose production time from the weather and other situations outside of your control. Take some control back […]

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Fast Forward with These Volvo Concept Machines

Volvo Gryphin Concept Wheel Loader Check out Volvo’s futuristic wheel loader concept machine, the Volvo Gryphin. The 'Gryphin' extreme wheel loader concept has fully independent wheels so it can literally 'climb' to dump its load. It has a single spar boom, a zero-emission electric hybrid engine, noiseless electrical wheel motors and intelligent cab glass that […]

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Rock & Dirt's Annual Auction Results, Market Trends and Evaluations Book

Rock & Dirt’s annual Auction Results, Market Trends and Evaluations book is widely distributed at the Florida Auctions in February, mailed to the highest volume buyers in the United States, and sent to dealers that advertise in Rock & Dirt / RockandDirt.com. This book has a long “shelf life”; buyers refer to it throughout the year as they seek […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the Annual UTA Convention

The Used Truck Association Annual Convention will take place November 5-8 in Scottsdale, AZ at the Talking Stick Resort. The industry’s best and biggest event for dealers will feature valuable presentations, workshops, networking opportunities, guest speakers including Joe Theismann, and some fun! Rock & Dirt will be exhibiting at booth # 36 demonstrating RockandDirt.com and distributing copies of Rock […]

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Advanced Technologies Improving The Construction Industry

Technology is not just for offices — advancements in technology are ready to help you in your construction business. Look at some of these top technology improvements that will increase your productivity and profits. Planning and scheduling Creating a schedule and maintaining it is one of the biggest headaches you face in the construction industry. […]

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New Erection Concept for Liebherr LR 1600/2 Crawler Crane Using the LTR 1220 as Counterweight

Liebherr has developed an innovative concept for erecting LR 1600/2 crawler cranes with long wind power boom systems efficiently and safely. Using the mass of an LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane as the counterweight significantly reduces the amount of ballast that has to be transported and eliminates ballast handling on site. The new process was […]

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Volvo C-Series Offers Premium Grading Solution

The C-Series motor graders from Volvo Construction Equipment feature a powerful Tier 4 Final / Stage IV-compliant engine, delivering enhanced productivity with improved grading precision. Volvo Construction Equipment has a long legacy of expertise in supplying and supporting a range of motor graders in North America. When the G900 Series of Volvo motor graders was […]

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New Ditch Witch SK850 is the Most Productive in Its HP Class

The Ditch Witch organization announces the release of the SK850, designed and engineered to be the most comfortable, most productive and most durable mini skid steer in its class. Equipped with a 37-hp (27.6-kW), Tier 4 Yanmar® diesel engine, the SK850 is the most powerful of the company’s mini skid steers. The engine provides outstanding […]

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CAT 303E CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator Designed for Optimum Performance in Confined Spaces and Operator Comfort and Safety

The new Cat® 303E CR mini hydraulic excavator, only 61 inches (1 550 mm) wide across the blade and having a compact-radius design that limits tail swing to less than 5  inches (127 mm), is an easily transported machine that works efficiently and safely in small spaces and on congested job sites. With a maximum […]

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