Dorsey Expands Platform Line to include All Aluminum Introduction of the Aluminum Giant

Dorsey Trailer, one of the heavy-duty industry’s oldest and best respected trailer manufacturers, announced the introduction of the weight saving Aluminum Giant all-aluminum platform trailer seires. Designed and engineered for significant weight savings, outstanding payload capacity and northern element corrosion resistance, the all-aluminum has a capacity of 80,000 lbs evenly distributed and an available 52,000 […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2016 UTA Annual Convention

The UTA Annual Convention will take place November 9-12 in Savannah, GA. The industry’s best and biggest event for dealers will feature valuable information, face-to-face networking, fantastic tours and more! Rock & Dirt will be exhibiting at the Vendor Fair at booth # 123.  Come by to visit us and checkout RockandDirt.com. You can also learn […]

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INJECTOR TESTING SHOWS CAT® FILTERS CAN DECREASE COST PER HOUR UP TO 80%

Caterpillar subjected five brands of fuel filters to intense testing simulating real-world conditions. Only the Cat® filter reached the end of the test before fuel injector failure. As injector pressures inside today’s engines increase, maximizing injector life means limiting the size and number of particles that get through the fuel filter. While all fuel filters […]

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Terex|Finlay Crush San Antonio with Spectacular New Model Launches at Customer Open Day

Terex|Finlay, recently hosted an Americas customer open day in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to US, South American and Canadian based visitors there was also an international flavor with customers and dealers in attendance from Ireland and Russia. The event and product demonstration were hosted by Martin Marrietta, Medina quarry, just outside San Antonio and […]

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ALL Expands Fleet of Crawler Cranes, Aerial Lifts

Addition of 30 machines grows fleet—and customer choice Strengthening its hand at both ends of the lifting market, the ALL Family of Companies began the final quarter of 2016 announcing the acquisition of an equipment package consisting of large-capacity crawlers and aerial lift equipment, including boom lifts and telescopic forklifts. The two separate deals with […]

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Rayco Announces a New Planar Tooth for its Predator Mulcher Head!

Rayco announces a new planar tooth for its Predator mulcher heads that utilize a 2-bolt tooth holder.  Rayco’s 2-bolt mulcher teeth are 2-sided, to provide twice the useful life of competitive teeth.  The new planar teeth (part# 36178) can be used on the entire rotor, or mixed in with Rayco’s popular, carbide-tipped, Beaver tooth (part# […]

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Updated John Deere 470G LC Excavator Primed to Tackle Pipeline, Mass Earth Moving and Road Building Projects

The John Deere 470G LC Excavator is the latest member of the production-class equipment lineup to be updated to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards and to incorporate a bevy of customer-inspired and productivity-boosting features. The 367-horsepower model now comes fully loaded with an EPA Final Tier 4 13.5L diesel engine, a comfortable and spacious cab, […]

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Cat® F Series Wheeled Excavators and Wheel Material Handlers Feature Design Enhancements for 2017 Model Year—Including Reduced Fuel Consumption, Increased Work-Tool Versatility, and Advances in Operator Safety and Convenience

The recently released Cat® F Series Wheeled Excavators (M314F, M316F, M318F, M320F and M322F) and Wheel Material Handlers (MH3022 and MH3024) are designed to meet high standards for initial quality, reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, and environmental friendliness. To further enhance overall value for the machine owner, […]

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John Deere Improves Fuel Efficiency and Engine Performance in Utility-Class Wheel Loaders

Taking performance and reliability to a new level, John Deere introduces the 524K-II, 544K-II and 624K-II utility-class wheel loaders with improved fuel economy to meet the needs of today's contractors. The wheel loaders were developed for projects that require enhanced agility and ability on the job site or at the farm. "Today, our customers strive to […]

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Rock & Dirt is Social!

Rock & Dirt is very active in the social media world. Watch out for daily updates, tweets, YouTube videos, our Blog posts about new products, industry news, press releases, unusual photos/stories, and links to inventory of interest. This media forum is growing, and Rock & Dirt is helping its advertisers take advantage of it. Are […]

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Caterpillar Announces New, Smaller Underground Truck

Caterpillar is adding the new AD22 Underground Truck to its hard rock mining product line. The 22.0-tonne-payload (24.2-ton-payload) articulated dump truck is the smallest in the Cat® product line, yet it is designed to deliver the productive performance and durability of its proven, larger counterparts. Its small operating envelope and agile characteristics enhance productivity in […]

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Simplify Snow Removal With the New John Deere Snow Utility V-Blade Attachments

This winter, skid steers, compact track loaders or compact wheel loaders are capable of tackling even more projects on the job site with the John Deere Snow Utility V-Blades, the latest additions to the John Deere Worksite Pro™ attachment lineup. These attachments provide multifunctional versatility and are ideal for customers removing snow or performing light dirt work […]

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