Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation
Business and Software

Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation

“Steve has been delivering great results by driving lean and flexible cost-competitive component manufacturing operations at Caterpillar facilities around the world,” Younessi said. “Combined with…

Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High in May as Permits Soften, Says NAHB
Business and Software

Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High in May as Permits Soften, Says NAHB

Total housing starts rose 5 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million units, according to newly released data from the…

Trimble Catalyst Now Supports GLONASS, Delivering Faster, More Accurate Positioning Performance
Business and Software

Trimble Catalyst Now Supports GLONASS, Delivering Faster, More Accurate Positioning Performance

Software-Defined GNSS Receiver Makes Updates Fast and Easy Trimble recently announced that its Trimble Catalyst software-defined Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver for Android phones…

ABC’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1
Business and Software

ABC’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1

Despite ongoing concerns regarding labor force availability and rising interest rates, and emerging concerns regarding tariffs and construction materials prices, construction contractors emerged from the…

Operation JLG: Uncover the Awesomeness Behind the Crawler Boom Category of Equipment
Features

Operation JLG: Uncover the Awesomeness Behind the Crawler Boom Category of Equipment

SPECS: Platform Height: 43 ft, 6 in. Platform Capacity: 500 lbs Overall Width: 29 in. Drive Speed: 0.87 mph Battery Powered: 8 hours of life…

Bomag BPR 70/70 D Reversible Plate Compactor Features New Comfort Handle Design
Compaction

Bomag BPR 70/70 D Reversible Plate Compactor Features New Comfort Handle Design

Today’s Bomag BPR 70/70 D reversible plate compactor boasts a specially designed comfort handle that reduces vibration feedback to the operator’s hands, reducing fatigue. Rubber…

Sigma JCB Joins JCB’s Growing North American Dealer Network
Business and Software

Sigma JCB Joins JCB’s Growing North American Dealer Network

New dealership in Miami to sell, rent and service new and used JCB construction equipment to customers throughout South Florida JCB’s North American dealer network…

Neal Manufacturing Introduces Asphalt Road Preservation Package
Compaction

Neal Manufacturing Introduces Asphalt Road Preservation Package

Neal Manufacturing, a division of Blastcrete Equipment LLC and a leader in asphalt pavement preservation equipment, offers its Asphalt Road Preservation Package for optimal efficiency…

Operation Volvo: Be the First North American Journalist to Operate the EW60E Wheeled Excavator
Excavators

Operation Volvo: Be the First North American Journalist to Operate the EW60E Wheeled Excavator

SPECS: Engine: 60.6-net-hp Tier 4 Final Volvo diesel Max. Travel Speed: 18.6 mph Max. Dig Depth: 10 ft, 10 in. Max. Dig Reach: 19 ft,…

Ready to Work: Worksite Utility Vehicles Offer a Versatile and Practical Solution for Contractors
Advertorial

Ready to Work: Worksite Utility Vehicles Offer a Versatile and Practical Solution for Contractors

For more than 60 years, the skid steer has reigned supreme on jobsites. However, its cousin, the compact track loader (CTL), is edging its way into the equipment spotlight. In fact, sales for CTLs have surpassed skid steers three years in a row.

Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar, Says NAHB
Business and Software

Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing…

What Do You Need in a Rented Breaker?
Advertorial

What Do You Need in a Rented Breaker?

There are six key factors to keep in mind when considering which breaker is best to rent. American Rental Association (ARA) member stores can assist in selecting the right breaker.

Epiroc Becomes Fully Independent Company from Atlas Copco Group
Business and Software

Epiroc Becomes Fully Independent Company from Atlas Copco Group

The shares of Epiroc AB, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, have started trading on Nasdaq Stockholm in Sweden….

Unique Black Splitter Attachment Key to Recycling Center’s Newfound Self-Sufficiency
Attachments

Unique Black Splitter Attachment Key to Recycling Center’s Newfound Self-Sufficiency

The Shelter Island Recycling Center on Long Island, N.Y. had just acquired a horizontal grinder and needed to downsize vegetative waste before processing it to…

Bucket List: Let’s Learn Our Bucket Options for Compact Wheel Loaders
Wheel Loaders

Bucket List: Let’s Learn Our Bucket Options for Compact Wheel Loaders

Buckets and compact wheel loaders are made for each other. Literally. Yes, grapples and forks can be affixed to the front end of wheel loaders,…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Remains Elevated in First Quarter of 2018
Business and Software

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Remains Elevated in First Quarter of 2018

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) contracted to 8.8 months during the first quarter of 2018, down 9 percent…

More than 30 Percent of Multifamily Development Cost Attributable to Regulation, According to New Study
Business and Software

More than 30 Percent of Multifamily Development Cost Attributable to Regulation, According to New Study

Regulation imposed by all levels of government accounts for an average of 32.1 percent of multifamily development costs, according to new research released by the…

Dealer News: ASV Adds Minnesota Dealer to Network
Business and Software

Dealer News: ASV Adds Minnesota Dealer to Network

ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, has added Northwoods Hydraulic and Equipment to its dealer network….

Aiming for Efficiency: Outdated Welding Technologies Waste Hours on the Jobsite
Hand Tools

Aiming for Efficiency: Outdated Welding Technologies Waste Hours on the Jobsite

Business as usual can cost thousands of dollars a year in a welding operation, and outdated technologies can unnecessarily cost hundreds of hours in productive…

EquipmentWatch Launches New Tool for Fleet Managers with Internal Rental Centers
Business and Software

EquipmentWatch Launches New Tool for Fleet Managers with Internal Rental Centers

The new Rate Group Report determines average ownership & operating costs by size class for owned fleets EquipmentWatch, a world leader in data, software, and…

Unique Black Splitter Attachment Key to Recycling Center’s Newfound Self-Sufficiency
Attachments

Unique Black Splitter Attachment Key to Recycling Center’s Newfound Self-Sufficiency

The Shelter Island Recycling Center on Long Island, N.Y. had just acquired a horizontal …

Case Announces Enhancements to N Series Backhoe Loader Line
Backhoes

Case Announces Enhancements to N Series Backhoe Loader Line

Legacy backhoe loader line gains round of enhancements to hydraulic and electrical systems, drivetrain, serviceability and more.
Case Construction …

Jenny Products Introduces Gas-Powered Hand-Carry Compressor
Compressors

Jenny Products Introduces Gas-Powered Hand-Carry Compressor

Jenny Products Inc. recently introduced the AM840-4HG-HC4V — a lightweight and compact hand-carry compressor powered by a …

Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation
Engines

Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation

Steve Ferguson.

“Steve has been delivering great results by driving lean and flexible cost-competitive component …

Picking Proper Power: Portable Gen Sets Can Keep Pros Connected, If Chosen Wisely
Generators

Picking Proper Power: Portable Gen Sets Can Keep Pros Connected, If Chosen Wisely

The differences between using a portable generator at home and using one on a jobsite are …

Aiming for Efficiency: Outdated Welding Technologies Waste Hours on the Jobsite
Hand Tools

Aiming for Efficiency: Outdated Welding Technologies Waste Hours on the Jobsite

Business as usual can cost thousands of dollars a year in a welding operation, and outdated technologies can unnecessarily cost hundreds of hours in productive time on construction jobsites. Consider some of the issues that …

Doosan Portable Power introduces new compact light towers with industry-leading runtime
Light Towers

Doosan Portable Power introduces new compact light towers with industry-leading runtime

Doosan Portable Power has expanded its product line of portable light towers with the addition of …

Case, Titan Machinery and Sonsray Machinery Provide Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup Operation
Skid Steers

Case, Titan Machinery and Sonsray Machinery Provide Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup Operation

Case Construction Equipment and heavy equipment dealers Titan Machinery and Sonsray Machinery donated the use of skid steers, a compact track loader and an excavator to veteran-led disaster response …

Worksaver introduces new adapters for Westendorf loaders
Track Loaders

Worksaver introduces new adapters for Westendorf loaders

Two new adapters are now available from Worksaver Inc. for Westendorf loaders. These adapters are …

Bucket List: Let’s Learn Our Bucket Options for Compact Wheel Loaders
Wheel Loaders

Bucket List: Let’s Learn Our Bucket Options for Compact Wheel Loaders

Buckets and compact wheel loaders are made for each other. Literally. Yes, grapples and forks …

Operation JLG: Uncover the Awesomeness Behind the Crawler Boom Category of Equipment
Telehandlers

Operation JLG: Uncover the Awesomeness Behind the Crawler Boom Category of Equipment

SPECS:
Platform Height: 43 ft, 6 in.
Platform Capacity: 500 lbs
Overall Width: 29 in.
Drive …

The Hot Seat: We Discuss the Ride-On Compact Tool Carrier Market with Avant Tecno
Compact Tool Carriers

The Hot Seat: We Discuss the Ride-On Compact Tool Carrier Market with Avant Tecno

Skid steers and track loaders are the most ubiquitous attachment-takers in the U.S. market. …