Equipment

FIRST LOOK: Atomic Wash Disinfects Construction Equipment

Right Turn Supply has developed a liquid cleaner and disinfectant specifically for construction equipment and tools.

Volvo Awarded Grant to Test Electric Heavy Equipment in California

Volvo CE has been awarded a $2 million grant from the South Coast Air Quality Management District, funded by the EPA, for a pilot program for two of its electric-powered vehicles.

DC Water’s Tunnel Boring Machine Reaches Key Project Milestone

DC Water’s giant tunnel boring machine, named Chris, broke through a wall of concrete to reach the W Street shaft, a key milestone in the mining of the Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) project.

Lametti & Sons Completes Complex Microtunneling Project

Lametti & Sons recently completed a complex microtunneling project as part of a $5 billion infrastructure development in Rochester, MN.

Equipment Rental Industry Declining Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

A recent survey from the American Rental Association demonstrates the negative impact on demand for rental equipment across the country as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.

Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge Champion Crowned at CONEXPO 2020

Caterpillar's year-long Global Operator Challenge Competition wrapped up with nine teams from around the world competing at the company's exhibit at CONEXPO 2020.

New Products

CASE Launches All-New B Series Compact Track Loaders and Skid Steers CASE Construction Equipment launched its next generation of compact track loaders (CTLs) and skid steers with the introduction of the B Series – five CTLs and eight skid steers spanning radial and vertical lift patterns, as well a..

Vermeer Debuts New Horizontal Directional Drill

Vermeer has introduced a new product in its Navigator series of horizontal directional drills.

Business

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Vermeer Introduces High-Capacity, Truck-Mounted Vacuum Excavators

Vermeer Corporation announced it has purchased a minority equity investment in and signed a distribution agreement with Vacuum X-Traction Products Inc. (VXP).

John Deere Upgrades Small-Frame G-Series Skid Steers, Compact Track Loaders

John Deere enhanced its lineup of small-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders, providing operators with even more power and efficiency on the job site. While the five models (312GR, 314G, 316GR, 317G, 318G) were..

Next-Generation Ditch Witch RT80: Designed for Versatility

Underground construction in urban areas can be a constricting and uniquely challenging experience – especially without a versatile and maneuverable machine. Enabling contractors and operators to overcome these challenges inspired improvements to an already proven Ditch Witch ride-on trencher, the RT..

Doosan Infracore Demonstrates Automated Construction Site Solution

Doosan Infracore (DI) has unveiled ‘Concept-X’, an automated worksite control solution, at its Proving Grounds in Boryeong City, Korea.

Vermeer Announces Agreement with MultiOne

Vermeer Corporation announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with MultiOne, a leading manufacturer of compact articulated loaders.

John Deere Upgrades Small-Frame G-Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders

John Deere has upgraded its lineup of five small-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas

hceamericas.com Among the nine machines exhibited at the Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas booth was the HL940TM wheel loader, one of two Tool Master models in its HL900 series product line. The parallel linkage in this 15-ton model’s Tool Master boom design increases lifting capacity, improv..

Toro Sells MTI Equipment Business Acquired in CMW Acquisition

Making good on a promise to streamline its product and services portfolio after acquiring Charles Machine Works, The Toro Company has shed CMW's pre-owned construction equipment business by selling MTI Equipment back to its founders.

Sourcewell Awards Heavy Equipment Contract to Volvo Construction Equipment

Volvo CE received a second consecutive Sourcewell contract in the heavy construction equipment category.

Vermeer Mid Atlantic Acquires Vermeer Northeast, Rebrands

Combined dealership group to rebrand as Vermeer All Roads

John Deere 850L Dozer Pushes Productivity to the Next Level

John Deere’s new 850L dozer is designed to meet the demanding needs of today’s earth movers.

Brandt Named Exclusive American Augers Dealer for Canada

American Augers has named the Brandt Group of Companies as the exclusive dealer for American Augers and Trencor products across Canada.

Flyability Launches New Generation of Confined-Space Inspection UAVs

Flyability, a Swiss company that has pioneered indoor inspection and exploration drones, launched a new generation of confined-space, inspection units: Elios 2.

CUIRE Laboratory Receives a 330-kip Actuator

In February, CUIRE purchased a 330-kip actuator from MTS Company for its soil box testing of underground pipes. This actuator will be used for the NCHRP SAPL Project to develop structural design methodology for Spray Applied Pipe Liners (SAPLs) in gravity stormwater conveyance conduits through actual size soil box testing.

The Toro Company to Reorganize Underground Construction Business

The Toro Company announced it is realigning the organizational structure for its underground construction businesses after its recent acquisition of Charles Machine Works.

Komatsu

Komatsu hydraulic excavators with Diesel Particulate Filters do not require exhaust fluid or selective catalyst reduction systems.

New Models Expand Doosan Infracore Mini Excavator Offering

Doosan Infracore North America LLC, is bolstering its mini excavator lineup with the addition of three new models in the 3.5-, 4- and 5-ton classes: DX35-5, DX42-5 and DX50-5.

REMU

REMU, the Finnish company that makes earthmoving products, now offers the third model in its E-Series amphibious excavators, Big Float E15, for 10-15-ton excavators.

McElroy Revels in 50 Years of Fusion

McElroy, a 65-year-old company with small beginnings as a contract job shop, announces its 50th year as a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic pipe fusion machines used worldwide.

Hyundai

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has expanded its North American authorized dealer network with the addition of Correlli Inc., in the Baltimore, Md., area.

Southeastern Equipment/Kobelco

Southeastern Equipment Co. sold the 1,000th excavator manufactured by Kobelco Construction Machinery USA’s South Carolina plant to North Canton, Ohio, A Crano Excavating Inc., a long-time Southeastern Equipment partner. It marked the Ohio company’s 25th Kobelco excavator purchase.