Bobcat Loader Inspection and Maintenance Tips

Have you checked out Bobcat Company's YouTube Channel? We found some great videos about Bobcat Loader Maintenance and Inspections: Inspect Your Bobcat Loader: Perform daily maintenance before operating your Bobcat loader. Instructions are necessary before operating or servicing your Bobcat Skid Steer Loader. It is important to read and understand the operation and maintenance manual, […]

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The Making of Caterpillar's Built For It Trials - "Gravity" Video

Find out some of the interesting facts from the making of the “Gravity” video: Before filming the action, a few in the production crew were skeptical about whether or not the B15 smartphones would survive the punishment they were about to endure. All of the phones were operational and intact after the grueling challenge ended. […]

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Darr Equipment Announces Acquisition of Dealerships from Adobe Equipment Houston

Darr Equipment LP, a full service material handling and construction equipment dealer for north, east, and central Texas and all of Oklahoma, announced today the recent acquisition of the dealerships of Adobe Equipment Houston LLC, the leading material handling and construction equipment dealer for southeast Texas. “We are excited about Darr’s expansion into the Houston […]

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Blackmon Auctions Heavy Duty Truck Parts Auction May 14 in Crossville, TN

Blackmon Auctions is pleaced to announce that they are conducting one the year's largest open consignment heavy duty truck parts auctions today in Crossville, TN! Area parts retailers, repair shops, and salvage facilities are selling hundreds of lots of quality parts including running takeout and core engines, transmissions, and rear ends. Bid online at Proxibid! […]

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Fleet of Over 40 Tower Cranes at the Urban Development Project “aspern+ Vienna’s Urban Lakeside”

Over 40 Liebherr tower cranes from the EC-B and EC-H crane systems are being used for the first phase of the “aspern+ Vienna’s Urban Lakeside” construction project in Austria. The modular design of this crane series means that each crane can be optimally configured to fit the construction project’s requirements. The modular undercarriages, tower elements, […]

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Operator Ken Mulryan of Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. Wins Engineer of the Year Award from IUOE Local 139

Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. of Wisconsin, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, is proud to announce that operator Ken Mulryan has been appointed Engineer of the Year by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 139, District D. Mulryan works out of Dawes’ Milwaukee branch. Mulryan first joined the Local 139 […]

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CAT B15 Smartphone Put to the Test During Built For It Trials

Would you be worried about dropping your phone if you had a CAT smartphone? Probably not! Check out this video of a CAT B15 smartphone plummeting from 35 feet into a deep pool of water after being dropped by a CAT MH3049 Material Hanlder. The operator rescues the B15 from the water (it still works […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment Launches Mobile App in North America

The new Volvo CE Insider app provides valuable on-the-go features including the latest Volvo news, product information, and special offers in a single tool. The Volvo CE Insider app allows mobile device users to easily access the latest information, resources and customer support solutions from Volvo Construction Equipment — 24/7 without an Internet connection or […]

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The Anatomy of a Waste Handler from CASE

Working in waste and recycling facilities may be one of the more heavy-duty jobs for the purpose-built wheel loaders that we call waste handlers. These robust machines are outfitted with a number of features and performance enhancers suited specifically for work in these applications. An extensive availability of attachments from forks and grapples to buckets […]

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G. W. Van Keppel Open House

On April 24, 2014 the Aggregate, Construction Equipment, Material Handling, Underground, Used Parts, and Quarry Supply divisions of the G. W. Van Keppel Company held an open house at the Company’s headquarters in Kansas City, Kansas.  The event included coffee and donuts in the morning, a full lunch with chicken and fish, hands on equipment […]

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New Volvo A25G and A30G Articulated Haulers Reinvent a Classic

Articulated haulers from Volvo Construction Equipment have often been copied — but never beaten. And with the new G-Series, the Volvo proven concept is even better, with new features for optimized productivity. Since their debut in 1966, Volvo articulated haulers have stood as the construction equipment industry’s gold standard — and the leader in off-road […]

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Two Hitachi Excavators Surpass 100,000 Operating Hours at Yanacocha Mine in Peru

Two Hitachi EX5500-5 front shovels achieved elite status October 2013 at the Yanacocha gold mine in Peru by surpassing 100,000 operating hours. Both EX5500-5 machines – the predecessor to Hitachi’s current EX5600-6 model – were delivered 14 years ago and have been working at numerous pits in the 251-square-kilometer open mine ever since. The first […]

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