CASE PT240 Helps Georgia Contractor Achieve Low Air Voids

CASE roller fleet anchored by the PT240 pneumatic tire compactor helps Georgia contractor consistently achieve low air voids on asphalt projects. A high percentage of air voids in hot mix asphalt projects ultimately contributes to flaws in roadways. The ability to consistently keep air voids to a minimum is where Thompson, GA-based C&H Paving excels. […]

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Reach Buyers at the 2014 Florida Auctions with Rock & Dirt Bag Inserts

Each February, Rock & Dirt distributes 1000's of copies of Rock & Dirt at the Florida Auctions in the Orlando area. This year, we will be distributing copies at the Alex Lyon, Yoder & Frey, and CAT Auction during February 2014. Each Rock & Dirt is distributed in a plastic “Rock & Dirt” bag. We […]

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New Rotobec Stationary Mount Loaders

Rotobec is very excited to announce the release of our new full line of stationary mount loaders. Built with the knowledge and expertise from years of industry leading design in truck mounted loaders and attachments, Rotobec now offers 5 models of stationary mount to fit your application: Elite SM, Horizon SM, Optimax SM, Evolution SM […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at World of Concrete 2014

World of Concrete 2014 - Celebrating 40 Years of Industry Excellence World of Concrete – Las Vegas 2014  - exhibits open January 21-24, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Seminars start on January 20.  Celebrating 40 years, WOC is the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries […]

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Rotobec Power Attachment Grapple

Rotobec Power Attachment (RPA) grapples offer reliability and versatility. This grapple can accomplish demanding jobs in C&D, recycling, landscaping and general contracting. There are a number configurations available and can be equipped with either a dangling or positioned rotator. The RPA features high-pressure cylinders, integrated valve-on-swivel option and an interlocking design for increased strength and […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at the 2014 AED Summit & CONDEX

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) will host its 2014 Summit & CONDEX at the Hilton Americas Houston and the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas – January 15 – 17, 2014.  The AED Summit & CONDEX is the premier annual convention designed specifically for the equipment distributor with opportunities to see new products, meet […]

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Cranes – Integral Part of the Construction Industry

Cranes are extremely valuable assets in the construction industry as they simplify working with construction materials and heavy equipments. A crane is basically a lifting machine, which works with the help of cables and pulleys. Cranes have drastically made things easy for workers on the construction site since without these machines, lifting, unloading and loading […]

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7 Ways Steel is Used in Everyday Life

97% of produced steel is reusable.  Steel is used in cars, homes, bridges and a trove of durable, lasting everyday products.  Steel makes immediate projects safer, so in many cases, failures or deconstructions warrant the resolution of steel implementation. In ’89, San Francisco’s Bay Bridge was severely damaged following an earthquake.  Engineers devised a plan, […]

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New John Deere Mid-Frame E-Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders Feature Optimized Boom for Improved Performance

John Deere's newest additions to the E-Series line of skid steer loaders and compact track loaders (CTLs) feature design and performance enhancements based on on customer feedback. Two skid steer models (318E, 320E) and two compact track loader models (319E, 323E) join their large-frame brethren introduced earlier this year. The machines include upgraded boom performance, auxiliary […]

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4 Tips to Operating a Forklift Safely

Safety is a vital priority to companies that own forklifts. It is vitally important to have a consistent, well-communicated safety plan in place for all those who operate forklifts. You may not be able to eliminate every accident, but you can limit your liability and the costs of unexpected repair and maintenance when your forklift […]

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Construction Spending Reaches New Highs as Unemployment Rate Drops Again

Unemployment is down while construction spending is up - music to the ears of those involved in the construction field The past six years have been pretty irregular in the construction field. The spring of 2008 caught many residential builders off guard - evidenced by the photos of rows of unfinished houses that were started […]

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NICB Reports That Heavy Equipment Thefts Are Down Since 2008

A 19% reduction in heavy equipment thefts points to better site management and more security-conscious operators The NICB (National Insurance Crime Bureau) and the NER (National Equipment Registry) have partnered up to examine data that has been collected and disseminated by the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) related to heavy equipment theft over the past […]

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