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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

John Deere has introduced their exclusive on-board grade indication option, which is ideal for job sites involving leveling and slope work. The on-board grade indication will be available as a factory or field kit option on 330G and 332G large-frame skid steers and 331G and 333G large-frame compact track loaders. 
October 16, 2018

Caterpillar will be presenting 30 machines, in addition to work tools, engines, and product support capabilities, at the upcoming bauma CHINA 2018 trade fair. Even more excitingly, the introduction of over a dozen Cat Next Generation hydraulic excavators will also be debuted for the first time. The show will also feature Cat general and building construction, paving, and SEM-branded equipment.
October 15, 2018

Generac Mobile has officially launched their first diffuse LED light towers, which provide minimal glare for nighttime work. Many conventional light fixtures emit harsh light, which can be distracting to other workers nearby and even drivers while performing road maintenance. Generac’s new diffuse LED’s provide even lighting for many different applications, eliminating this issue.
October 12, 2018

Cat’s new 740 GC is their most recent addition to expand their articulated dump truck (ADT) line. This re-introduction of a 40-ton size class ADT incorporates the already loved features and proven performance of previous models. Improvements include new controls, advanced traction-control system, hoist-assist system, transmission-protection features, stability-assist system, a fuel-saving ECO mode, and more.
October 9, 2018

Hiab has excitedly announced the winner of the World Crane Championship (WCC) held on September 22nd and 23rd in connection with the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany. Andreas Öhman from Sweden won the championship final with a time of 2:32:89. Jani Väisänen from Finland came in second place with a time of 2:38:95, and Tim Hansen from Denmark came in third place with a time of 2:33:18 after winning the bronze final.
October 5, 2018

Volvo has introduced their new EW240E material handler for waste and recycling. This stalwart material handler has been designed specifically for the North American market, and was built with productivity in mind, first and foremost. The EW240E is a powerful and reliable choice for challenging work conditions.
October 4, 2018

John Deere recently updated their 944K hybrid wheel loader by adding Final Tier 4 engine technology, while also making improvements to uptime, operating costs, and operator comfort. The Final Tier 4 engine will provide increased fuel economy when compared to the Interim Tier 4 model. This update comes from John Deere’s efforts to produce world-class equipment that delivers customers with the highest value possible
October 4, 2018

UK Construction Week (UKCW), the premier built environment event, is now only days away, meaning the time to RSVP is now! Taking place October 9th through the 11th at Birmingham’s NEC and hosting over 35,000 construction professionals, this is the last chance to sign up and take advantage of everything that this huge event has to offer. So just in case you need some extra convincing, here is a list of the top ten highlights that you won’t want to miss.
October 3, 2018

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