KOBELCO USA Expands Dealer Network in Canada with New Partnerships

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North America market by adding Abi-Quip, Conaker Equipment, and Les Equipments Pinso Ltee to its growing dealer network. “We’re dedicated to providing customers with the value of industry-leading KOBELCO excavators through our nationwide dealer network,” says Jack Fendrick, Chief Operating Officer/Vice President at KOBELCO USA. […]

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JLG® LAUNCHES “CREWS ACROSS AMERICA” SWEEPSTAKES

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, has announced its “Crews Across America” sweepstakes, a contest designed in the company’s 50th year to celebrate the hard-working crews from coast to coast who use aerial work platforms and telescopic handlers. “When JLG started the […]

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KOBELCO USA Announces New Leadership for Excavator and Crane Divisions

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Fendrick as Chief Operating Officer/Vice President over both Excavator and Crane Divisions. Although new to his titles, Fendrick is very familiar with the KOBELCO brand. He has held several positions at KOBELCO USA since joining the company in 1996 and is experienced in […]

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BOMAG & Komatsu America Distribution Pact Paves the Way to New Roadbuilding and Construction Market Opportunities

BOMAG Americas, Inc. and Komatsu America Corp. are pleased to announce that Komatsu’s six company owned dealerships (Edward Ehrbar, Komatsu Equipment Company, Komatsu Northeast, Komatsu Southwest, Midlantic Machinery and Pine Bush Equipment) have entered into an arrangement for the sale and support of BOMAG compaction, milling, paving and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment for roadbuilding and other construction […]

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Volvo CE Opens Parts Distribution Center in Canada

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has opened a new parts distribution center in Toronto, Canada, to better serve its customers in the country. The new facility is part of the company’s strategy to ensure the highest uptime in the industry, as it cuts parts delivery time and enables dealers to restock both common and business-critical […]

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New Cat® Multi-Processors Feature Quick-Change Jaws, Greater Cutting/Crushing Forces, Increased Speed, Durable Design

Three new Cat® MP332, MP345, and MP365 Multi-Processor models are heavy-duty, high-production tools that accept multiple interchangeable jaws for taking on a variety of specialized demolition tasks. The new models, compared with previous models, can cycle 50 percent faster and generate up to 19 percent greater cutting/crushing forces. An innovative locking system enables a single […]

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Minimizer Releases New Steerable Axle Fender Bracket Kit

Minimizer has developed a new steerable axle fender bracket kit for use with a Watson Chalin SL20K-2065 axle. “This is about meeting demand,” Minimizer technical manager Gordon Eby said.  “This particular Watson Chalin axle is fairly new, and we started getting a number of requests for a kit that would work on that axle, so […]

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Cat® 990K Aggregate Handler Boosts Wheel Loader Production in Rehandling Applications

Caterpillar introduces the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25 percent payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K, the new Aggregate Handler enables customers to load trucks and railcars faster and to move more material in load-and-carry and stockpile management tasks. The Cat® […]

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John Deere Construction & Forestry Adds European Distribution for 622GP, 672GP Motor Graders

John Deere is introducing two popular G-Series Motor Graders to the European market via the Wirtgen Group distribution network in Germany and France. The 622GP and 672GP will be available in these two countries beginning in early 2019. “We are excited to leverage our relationship with the Wirtgen Group to introduce John Deere construction equipment to a […]

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers Kicks Off Year-Long 125th Anniversary Celebration

Milwaukee-based trade association considered one of the oldest in the country The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) officially kicked off its year-long 125th anniversary celebration. “For 125 years, AEM has served as a steward of our industry and provided an industry-wide consortium that transcends individual member company size, products or individual business concerns,” said John […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2019 AED Summit

Join AED February 4-7, 2019 for an exciting new line-up and speakers at Orlando, FL. AED’s Summit is your starting line for a successful year. AED provides dozens of unique opportunities to hear from leading subject matter experts, see what’s new from over a hundred new suppliers and network with industry peers. The AED Summit is strictly […]

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Komatsu First to Operate Autonomous Haulage System Over Dedicated Private LTE Network

Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced the FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) has qualified to operate on private long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology. This is the mining industry’s first AHS enabled to run on private LTE in commercial operations, making way for ultra-high system availability and reliability, while adhering […]

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