Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry

Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.


Indy Equipment has been acquired by IROCK, an Ohio based manufacturing company of crushing and screening equipment. With this acquisition, IROCK believes it will bring the entire manufacturing process, from start to finish, under one roof for a more streamlined process. The two companies had originally been strategically partnered which helped strengthened IROCK’s manufacturing process, and IROCK says the acquisition is part of a natural transition.


With 160-horsepower Tier 4-Interim diesels, the upgraded Doosan DL200 and DL220 are wheel loaders to keep an eye out for.  Other new upgrades include an automatic reversing cooling fan and an auto-idle function, which reduces the working idle from 950 rpm to 750 rpm while the loader is inactive. More information here:


Research and Markets has announced the addition of “The WMI [world market intelligence] Global Top 10 Construction Equipment Companies: Company Guide,” that is available for purchase. It provides insight into the top 10 construction companies, including Caterpillar, Hitachi, and Komatsu to name a few. Other information available includes a complete analysis of each company’s strengths and weaknesses, competitors, and yearly financial profits for all leading companies in the industry.


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