Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2015 World of Asphalt

Join us at the 2015 World of Asphalt March 17-19 in Baltimore, MD. Rock & Dirt and Rock & Dirt en Español will be demonstrating RockandDirt.com and distributing copies of both publications. The event is co-located with AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo in the Baltimore Convention Center. Please stop by and visit with our Territory […]

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Eight Tips for Lowering Owning and Operating Costs for Skid Steers, CTLs from CASE

When it comes to owning and operating costs, keeping machines properly maintained at peak operating efficiency means more money in the bank. Proactive maintenance reduces total cost of ownership and prolongs the life of the machine, saving owners and operators time and money. Here are eight tips for lowering owning and operating costs for skid […]

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Hitachi Dash-5 Compact Excavator Models Deliver Versatility, Big-Time Performance

Hitachi Construction Machinery-Americas has upgraded its compact-class excavator line by introducing the ZX17U-5 and ZX26U-5. Although they are the smallest Hitachi excavators, the ZX17U-5 and ZX26U-5 provide big-time performance on all kinds of jobs. These Dash-5 Compact Excavators feature EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV engines and simplified maintenance with an added steel service […]

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Case Extends SiteWatch™ Telematics Global Coverage with Iridium® Satellite Connectivity

CASE Construction Equipment has expanded the coverage of its SiteWatch™ telematics service into areas without cellular network coverage through a new partnership with Iridium® satellite connectivity. The new satellite service – available in Spring 2015 – is offered as an option on the existing SiteWatch packages , enabling CASE machines to transmit data from every […]

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New CAT 313F L GC Excavator is Built for Your Bottom Line

The new Cat® 313F L GC hydraulic excavator is designed for the user whose bottom line depends on reliable performance at a low cost per hour. The machine features an efficient Cat C3.4B engine that meets US EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emission standards and that’s light on fuel with no need for diesel […]

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New John Deere 17G & 26G Compact Excavators Make a Sizable Impact on the Jobsite

John Deere continues to upgrade its G-Series excavator lineup with the introduction of the 17G and 26G compact excavators. These machines offer a Final Tier 4 compliant engine without the need for an after treatment device, a spacious cab, and smooth, responsive hydraulic controls. The nimble excavators were designed with the rental, commercial/residential building, landscaping, underground, […]

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CASE N Series Backhoes Go Tier 4 Final; New Model Introduced: The 580N EP

CASE Construction Equipment introduces its line of Tier 4 Final backhoe loaders, including the new 580N EP – a lower-horsepower version of the company’s popular 580N backhoe that maintains the same backhoe lift capacity and breakout force with greater fuel efficiency and a maintenance-free Tier 4 Final solution. All CASE N Series backhoes come standard […]

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Hitachi Introduces the New ZX300LC-6

Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas has revealed the newest addition to its construction-class excavator lineup – the ZX300LC-6. The ZX300LC-6 is an improved version of its popular predecessor – the ZX290LC-5 – and features EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine technology that meets rigid emission standards. This bigger, more powerful machine gives […]

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CAT MH3022 & MH3024 Wheeled Material Handlers Deliver Added Performance, Operator Convenience, Lower Operating Costs

The new Cat® MH3022 and MH3024 are the smallest models in the new Caterpillar line of wheeled material handlers in the greater-than-20-ton size class. Building on the solid reputation of their predecessor models, the M318D MH and M322D MH, the MH3022 and MH3024 feature a new engine and redesigned hydraulic system that combine to reduce […]

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Hitachi Introduces ZX250LC-6, ZX350LC-6, ZX380LC-6 Final Tier 4 Excavators

Hitachi Construction Machinery – Americas announced that it has upgraded three models of its successful construction-class excavator line to meet EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4) emission standards. The three excavators – the ZX250LC-6, ZX350LC-6 and ZX380LC-6 – are equipped with a powerful EPA FT4/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine that provides operators with integrated, effective engine […]

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JLG Debuts New Telehandler Line, Midsize Boom Lifts and Its Biggest Scissor Lift at the Rental Show 2015

JLG Industries will, no doubt, draw a lot of  traffic to booth #8923 at the this year’s Rental Show in New Orleans. The company is introducing three new boom lifts and its largest scissor lift – but the star attraction will be the completely redesigned line of JLG® brand telehandlers. “The new JLG telehandlers are […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2015 Work Truck Show

The Work Truck Show 2015, North America’s largest vocational truck event returns to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN March 4-6. North America’s largest work truck event covers more than 500,000 square feet of space. The Work Truck Show is the place to check out the latest innovations, including: Truck chassis, bodies and equipment […]

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