The ALL Family of Companies Opens New Branch in Indianapolis; Expands Branch in Mobile, AL

With one branch expanding and a 38th branch added to the enterprise, the ALL Family of Companies has increased its ability to serve customers and meet the growing needs of two important geographic areas. New Branch in Indianapolis The newest branch of the ALL Family of Companies opened in Indianapolis on February 1. It became […]

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Sweet Manufacturing Company's Product Highlights

  You can view all of Sweet Manufacturing Co.'s Inventory online at Rock & Dirt.  For more information about this company contact them at: www.sweetmfg.com or marketing@sweetmfg.com

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Septentrio Americas Delivers Machine Control GNSS Receivers for World’s Largest Iron Ore Mine

Automated Mine Will Rely on Septentrio Positioning and Orientation Technology for Machine Control TORRANCE, Calif. – March 8, 2016 – Septentrio Americas has completed deliveries of over 40 GNSS machine control receivers, including the new AsteRx-U products, for deployment at the Vale S11D Iron Project in Carajás, Brazil. The Septentrio receivers will be installed on […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show

It’s time to go to Louisville for The Mid-America Trucking Show 2016 on March 31 - April 2, for the busiest truck show of the year!  You will be able to see Rock & Dirt and NextTruck in the same location in booth #17084.  From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2016 World of Asphalt

Join us at the 2016 World of Asphalt March 22-24 in Nashville, TN. Rock & Dirt will be demonstrating RockandDirt.com and distributing copies. The event is co-located with AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo. Please stop by and visit with our Territory Managers, Barry Lowry and Ginny Cole, at Booth 2460. Rock & Dirt has brought […]

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New John Deere 700K SmartGrade™ Dozer Offers Contractors a Competitive Edge

MOLINE, Ill. — The John Deere 700K SmartGrade™ crawler dozer is improving jobsite accuracy and quality of work through its complete integration of the Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System. The system is fully integrated into the machine cabin, structures, and software – delivering precise grading performance while eliminating vulnerable external masts and cables. “By combining […]

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Cat® C2 Series Articulated Trucks Feature More Power and Increased Payloads

The new Cat® C2 Series articulated dump truck range includes the 314 horsepower (234 kW) 725C2 and the 367-horsepower (274 kW) 730C2 and 730C2 EJ with ejector-type body. Rated payloads are 26.5 tons (24 tonnes) for the 725C2 and 31 tons (28 tonnes) for the two larger models. Standard automatic traction control ensures efficient operation […]

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Kirby-Smith Machinery has hired Bill Sinkinson as Technician Recruiter and Retention Specialist

Kirby-Smith Machinery has hired Bill Sinkinson as Technician Recruiter and Retention Specialist. He will be responsible for recruiting, developing, and retaining quality service technicians for Kirby-Smith’s ten branch locations across OK, TX, MO, and KS. Sinkinson brings valuable hands-on experience to the role, having served as a service technician while attending the Oklahoma State University […]

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John Deere 130G, 160G LC and 180G LC Excavators Offer Big Productivity in Mid-Size Packages

MOLINE, Ill. — The evolution of the John Deere G-Series excavator lineup continues with the introduction of the Final Tier 4 130G, 160G LC and 180G LC excavators. The updated construction-class models are equipped with a Final Tier 4-emission certified engine and offer the reach, digging depth, lift capacity, and arm and bucket dig force […]

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Earth Moving Machinery, Cranes and Scaffolding Increasingly “On Hire”. The “Rental” Segment Consolidates its Role in the Building Industry

Machinery and equipment: the hire sector is growing in Italy, not the least thanks to the “Expo effect”. Estimates for the end of 2015 suggest a slight upturn which should consolidate the 2014 result (+0.7%). The forecast came from Marco Prosperi, Director of Assodimi-Assonolo, the association of industrial machinery distributors, interviewed by the SaMoTer Press […]

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Volvo CE debuts new compact excavators at Rental Show 2016

The new EC35D and ECR40D feature roomier cabs and intelligent hydraulics for increased power and reduced fuel consumption. The EC35D compact excavator and ECR40D short swing radius compact excavator share the same engineering advancements as their larger-model counterparts — including perfectly matched engine and hydraulics, and innovative fuel-saving functions — all in a compact package. […]

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Caterpillar Introduces the CAT S60 Smartphone with Integrated Thermal Camera

Introducing the Cat S60; the world’s first smartphone with an integrated thermal camera, and the world’s most waterproof smartphone. The new Cat S60 features a built-in thermal imaging camera from FLIR, the global leader in thermal imaging technology, that puts the heat sensitive technology in a smartphone for the very first time. Ideal for builders, […]

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