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Cat’s Next Generation 30-ton size class excavators are here. The 330 and 330GC both deliver increased operating efficiency while lowering fuel and maintenance costs. Additionally, these excavators are more focused on customer needs, with improved operator comfort and a new offering of unique combinations of features designed to match productivity and cost targets of contractors.
November 16, 2018

John Deere is expanding their lineup of Worksite Pro attachments, as well as their offering of job site cleanup solutions, with their brand new GS66B, GS72B, GS78B, GS84B scrap grapple buckets and GR72B and GR84B rock grapple buckets. The scrap grapple buckets are the perfect solution for any job site cleanup application where grappling power is necessary for handling materials such as for disaster cleanup and recycling center use. The rock grapple buckets, also ideal for job site cleanup, come with land clearing and brush removal capabilities, with the added benefit of being able to grade sites after debris removal.
November 15, 2018

Volvo’s newly updated Site Simulation is increasing efficiency by analyzing worksite conditions and operational goals in order to offer advice on the most effective site setup. This impressive tech then helps customers keep total costs of production down by providing the proper tools to reduce their total cost per ton. Overall, this simpler than ever process optimizes for optimum fuel efficiency and productivity.
November 13, 2018

Caterpillar has added six new models to their ever expanding Next Generation mini hydraulic excavator lineup, built to ensure customer value in the form of operator experience, performance, serviceability, and affordability. The six new models, in the 7-to-10-ton category, will provide a selection of basic configurations, which will allow customers to choose the machine that works most efficiently in the applications that they most routinely encounter. The new excavators will also include the known and loved features of all other Next Generation mini excavators, including heavy duty main structures, fuel efficient engines, load sensing hydraulics, spacious cabs, and the exclusive Cat Stick-Steer system.
November 12, 2018

The upcoming HVAC R Expo, taking place this November 26th through 29th, is the only event exclusively dedicated to the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry. This year’s first edition of the expo will run as part of The Big 5, which is the largest construction event in the Middle East, hosting more than 200 exhibitioners from around the world. Announced by the organizers of DMG Events, the event is set to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
November 12, 2018

Waratah Forestry Equipment is celebrating their 45th anniversary this November. The pioneers of mechanized harvesting, Waratah has offered first-class products coupled with unparalleled customer support since their inception. The company is proud to honor four and a half decades of innovation and expansion in the forestry industry.
November 9, 2018

The largest and most influential construction event in the Middle East is coming back on 26-29 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre with an impressive array of new features. Under the theme “Shaping the future of construction”, The Big 5 2018 will introduce never seen before technologies and innovative solutions. It will shed light on rising entrepreneurs that promise to disrupt the construction sector, as well as on the women that are pushing the industry forward. On its 39th edition, the show will once again pave the way for new partnerships, boost investments and connect professionals from around the world, in Dubai.
November 8, 2018

Caterpillar’s impressive new mini hydraulic excavator lineup, both engineered and manufactured by Cat, includes four new models that come as small as possible while still fitting into the 1-to-2-ton class categorization. Designed with the user in mind first and foremost, these machines incorporate industry-first standard features, such as joystick steering (Stick Steer) and a tilt-up canopy or cab, as well as brand new options like expandable undercarriages and even air conditioning. These customer-centric excavators aim to provide the ultimate in performance, versatility, safety, operator convenience, and affordability.
November 7, 2018

This year’s annual dealer meeting for Manitou, held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, featured the unveiling of several new Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou machines. With nearly 300 North American dealers in attendance, the meeting showed off new products for construction, agriculture, industry, and rental markets. All positioned for the North American market, products seen ranged from skid and track loaders to telehandlers and mobile elevated work platforms.
November 7, 2018

The National Construction Week series of events has been officially opened today at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre by Prof. Paul Maringa, Principal Secretary State Department of Public Works Designed to promote and uplift the construction industry in Kenya. The week brings together two major events, the International Construction Research Conference and Exhibition (ICoRCE) and The Big 5 Construct East Africa.
November 7, 2018

The Big 5 Solar event is returning this year after a successful launch edition in 2017. Making a comeback under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates, the Big 5 Solar will display the latest in solar innovations and solutions from top brands for the construction industry at the Dubai World Trade Centre November 26th through 29th. The show will feature free access to industry leading education sessions and host the high-profile Global Solar Leaders’ Summit.
November 6, 2018

Need to clear roots, brush, branches or stumps with a brilliantly-manufactured excavator scoop rake? TRK Attachments from Niagara, Canada has just the excavator scoop rake attachment for your digging needs. This 5th generation severe-duty excavator scoop rake design has the most features to date and is the perfect attachment for all excavators weighing between 8 and 60 tons.
November 1, 2018

Dump trucks are larger and tip over more easily than ever before. With the increased frequency of tipping hazards comes the need for a proper dump truck tip-over prevention system. The WINK anti-tip system for dump trucks and dump trailers provides four extra layers of load dump protection to keep dump trailers from turning over.
October 31, 2018

SIMA 2019 is only 5 months away, and over ninety-five percent of the available exhibition area is booked! This trade show seems to be breaking all the records, with 114 new companies signed up to exhibit, (up 40% from last year,) and with over a 12.5% rise in international exhibitors. SIMA is certainly proving itself as the essential trade event for farmers from all over the world.
October 26, 2018

John Deere’s newest addition to their Worksite Pro lineup, the MH60D mulching head, continues to provide best-in-class vegetation management. Optimized to work with John Deere and other competitive model skid steer loaders and compact track loaders, the MH60D is designed to effortlessly remove 8-inch trees and 12-inch stumps. Now you can shred underbrush and woody materials into mulch in minutes!
October 25, 2018

National Crane has taken a highly demanded concept to production in just eight months with their newest tractor-mounted version of their popular NBT30H-2 with the NBT30H-2 TM. Making use of their Voice of the Customer feedback program, an integral part of The Manitowoc Way, National Crane’s engineering team created this 30 USt machine with the help of a cross-functional team of experts from Manitowoc’s Lift Solutions team and National Crane’s Truck Modification Center. This new crane features 360° stability and a 69 ft boom, making it ideal for oil field applications and taxi crane work.
October 24, 2018

Generac Mobile has found a way to provide a breath of fresh air through a more effective method of suppressing dust and other unhealthy, fine particles. Dust on the jobsite can not only have adverse effects on air quality and the environment, but it can also put workers at risk. This is why Generac Mobile has come up with the new DF 7500 system, which can cover a large area and help keep workers safer and happier.
October 23, 2018

ARDCO has officially introduced new dump beds for Articulating Multi-Purpose Trucks (AMTs). These AMT Dump Beds offer payloads of 10-20 tons, volume upgrades for lighter materials, and tire options for varying extreme conditions where other articulated dump trucks simply cannot perform. The beds can even be added or removed from the modular AMT platform when needing to change the back-end attachment for different jobsite tasks, adding versatility to an already powerful machine.
October 22, 2018

Komatsu Equipment Company, a flagship dealership for Komatsu America Corp. (KAC), announced plans to construct a state-of-the-art customer support and service center in Elko, Nevada. The global heavy equipment manufacturer will be building their new 189,000 ft2 (57,600 m2) state-of-the-art Service Center on roughly 30 acres. They plan to enhance customer support, boost the local economy, and add full-time jobs in the process.
October 22, 2018

Cat is updating their look for machines, engines, generator sets, and work tools with a new “Cat Modern Hex” trade dress. Replacing the familiar “Power Edge” trade dress, (where the Cat trademark is on a black background accented with a diagonal red bar,) the new, fresh graphic design combines the traditional Cat trademark with a bold, three-dimensional red hexagon featuring a grille pattern on the inside. The use of red is a throwback to the graphics of the company’s very first crawler tractors, introduced back in 1925.
October 19, 2018

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