World of Concrete Preview and Product Showcase

The Largest U.S. Commercial Construction Trade Fair in 2015 (Feb. 3-6)

World of Concrete is the only annual international commercial construction trade show for the concrete and masonry industries, and during non-CONEXPO-CON/AGG years, it is the biggest and one of the best construction equipment trade shows in the world. This year, World of Concrete (WOC) expects to attract more than 50,000 concrete and masonry professionals and showcase 1,300 leading suppliers in more than 600,000 sq ft of exhibit space.

WOC will feature exhibitors from around the world, exhibiting in special product and action areas including: The Producer Center, a marketplace of materials, equipment, demos and seminars for concrete producers; Material Handling, offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement and earth moving; Concrete Repair & Demolition, housing a display of surface preparation equipment, scarifying, sawing equipment, concrete repair and other demolition products; and World of Masonry, showcasing products, tools, information and technology for masonry professionals.

Visit WOC and enjoy the outdoor exhibits and demonstration areas where attendees can see equipment and technology in action. This high-energy, high-impact area lets attendees test products under real jobsite conditions — giving them the knowledge they need to make educated purchasing decisions. Popular returning and brand-new events include the MCAA’s Masonry Skills Challenge, Western Star Tough Site Challenge, the Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 World Championship, Self-Leveling LIVE!, Safe Room Showcase, The Hoover Dam & Bypass Bridge Tour and the 2015 CIM Auction, just to name a few.

The World of Concrete Education Program features targeted 90-minute and three-hour sessions within targeted tracks such as Business Leadership and Management, Concrete Production, Concrete Repair, Decorative Concrete and Engineering. With more than 50 percent brand new sessions, WOC 2015 will offer more than 100 expert-led sessions, including interactive workshops such as Train-the-Trainer, Boot Camps for Field Leaders and OSHA 10-Hour Safety, plus hands-on training opportunities for laying concrete masonry block, placing and finishing floors, surveying, stamped concrete and concrete repairs.

World of Concrete 2015 will once again present the Crews that Rock Contest, now in its fourth successful year, sponsored by BASF, to honor crew members for their teamwork and contributions to the industry. The two winning crews will receive a trip to WOC 2015, as well as other prizes in addition to widespread industry recognition. Be a part of the excitement and vote online at Dean & Derek, popular radio and TV hosts of DIY Network’s Rock Solid, Indoors Out and PBS’s Victory Garden, have been invited to participate in the Crews that Rock Contest.

At WOC, find everything you need to grow your business. Make new contacts and strengthen your industry connections. See, touch and test the latest products under real-world, jobsite conditions. Attend expert-led seminars for new skills, practical solutions and creative strategies to improve your business.

Case TR310 Compact Track LoaderCase TR310 Compact Track Loader
The new Tier 4 Final TR310 Alpha Series compact track loader from Case features wider tracks (15.75 in.), a greater overall width (74.3 in.) and lower ground pressure (5 psi) than other medium-frame compact track loaders in the Case lineup. These features provide greater power, stability and flotation for owners/operators who need that performance without upgrading to a large-frame machine. The new TR310 weighs in at 8,800 lbs with a rated operating capacity of 3,100 lbs and a bucket breakout force of 8,680 lbs. The machine’s 74-hp, 232 ft-lbs of torque and increased hydraulic flow (standard: 24.2 gpm; high-flow: 32.4 gpm) make it ideal for construction applications. The TR310 features a CEGR engine with a particulate matter catalyst. For more info, visit booth C5948 or


Terex R190T Compact Track LoaderTerex R190T Compact Track Loader
The 60-hp Terex R190T radial-lift path compact track loader offers operators 140 ft-lbs of peak torque, a tipping load of 3,800 lbs — with 1,900 lbs at 35 percent of tipping load capacity (2,714-lbs operating capacity at 50 percent tipping load) — and a lift height of 115 in. for powerful production in digging and grading applications. The radial-lift path configuration on the R190T excels in ground engaging tasks because of weight distribution between the wheels. The weight distribution on a radial-lift path is almost an even split between the front and rear tires, improving tractive effort and giving the unit better cutting edge pressure. Operating the R190T unit is easy with pilot-operated joystick controls and a load-sensing hydraulic system that helps prevent engine stalls. For more info, visit


Gehl RT250 Compact Track LoaderGehl RT250 Compact Track Loader
Gehl recently introduced the RT250 compact track loader. This new model is a great addition to the innovative RT Series compact track loader line from Gehl. With an operating capacity of 2,500 lbs (at 35 percent tipping capacity) and a Tier 4 engine, the RT250 offers additional capacity while providing the same industry-exclusive features equipment owners have come to expect from Gehl compact track loaders. The RT250 compact track loader is equipped with a powerful 74.3-hp Tier 4 emissions-compliant Deutz turbo-diesel engine. The RT250 delivers 243 ft-lbs of torque and up to 14,317 lbs of tractive effort, resulting in better traction and stronger digging forces. In addition, the Deutz TD 3.6 engine does not require any fuel aftertreatments or periodic regeneration. For more info, visit


Kubota SSV-Series Skid SteersKubota SSV-Series Skid Steers
Kubota Tractor Corp. is expanding its offerings to establish a broader line of construction equipment in 2015, including the new SSV65 and SSV75 skid steers, the company’s first entry into the skid steer market. Each of these two models is built with Kubota quality, reliability and performance. With standard two-speed travel and optional high-flow hydraulics, Kubota’s skid steer offerings will meet the needs of Kubota customers across the construction, rental and agriculture segments. Features include an overhead front door, new multi-function handles for high-flow machines, a side light feature and optional high-flow hydraulics. For more info, visit


Wacker Neuson Skid SteersWacker Neuson Skid Steers
Wacker Neuson skid steer loaders deliver performance and durability to the jobsite, says the company. Wacker Neuson’s initial offerings include the SW24 radial-lift skid steer loader that delivers 2,350 lbs of rated operating capacity at 50 percent of tip load and a lift height up to 10 ft, 5 in. The SW28 is a vertical-lift skid steer offering 2,800 lbs of rated operating capacity at 50 percent of tip load and a class leading lift height of 11 ft, 2 in. Both machines are equipped with a 74.3-hp turbocharged Perkins Tier 4 final engine with maintenance-free PMC (particulate matter catalyst) aftertreatments. Both units are available with either H-pattern or ISO joystick hydraulic pilot controls. The ergonomically designed controls and pressurized cab delivers comfort and visibility, reducing operator fatigue and increasing safety. For more info, visit


Mustang R Series Skid SteersMustang R Series Skid Steers
Mustang recently announced the all-new mid-frame R Series radial-lift skid steer loaders. These include three new models — the 1350R (replacing the 2041), the 1500R (replacing the 2044) and the 1650R (replacing the 2054). These skid loaders feature an all-new operator station with an integrated digital display, new load arm design with increased visibility, Yanmar-powered Tier 4 engines and several serviceability enhancements. The 1350R, 1500R and 1650R radial-lift skid steer loaders fall into the mid-frame category, bringing versatility to the jobsite. When equipped with optional counterweights, the rated operating capacities range from 1,500 lbs on the 1350R to 1,800 lbs on the 1650R. Lift heights reach up to 119 in. on the 1500R and 1650R. For more info, visit


Cat E2 Series Mini Hydraulic ExcavatorsCat E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators
The five compact radius Cat E2 Series mini hydraulic excavators — 303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2 — will all be produced at Caterpillar’s new 850,000-sq ft facility in Athens, Ga., and will also use the new High Definition Hydraulic system (HDH). The E2 models are designed to carry on the solid performance of their E Series predecessor, while adding even greater value for the customer. For example, the new HDH System in the E2 machines provides a load sensing and flow sharing capability leading to operational precision, efficient performance and greater controllability. The simple valve architecture reduces heat, which leads to a reduction in hydraulic instability and improved overall efficiency. The 305.5E2, 305E2, 304E2 and 303.5E2 all include a redesigned operator station. For more info, visit


Hyundai R60CR-9A Compact Radius ExcavatorHyundai R60CR-9A Compact Radius Excavator
Hyundai’s 13,010-lb R60CR-9A is equipped with a 63-hp, fuel efficient, Tier 4 Final Yanmar 4TNV98C engine for proven, reliable power, says the company. The engine is electronically controlled for optimum fuel-to-air ratio and clean, efficient combustion and provides low noise, anti-restart features. The R60CR-9A boasts a bucket breakout force of 9,190 lbs, a maximum dig depth of 11 ft, 9 in. and a .24-cu yd (.19-cubic meter) bucket capacity. The tail swing radius on the R60CR-9A is a tight 3.7 ft. The R60CR-9A’s advanced hydraulic system features optimized matching between the joystick and main control valve to improve smoothness of operation. An arm flow summation system provides energy savings, reduced cavitation and increased speed. To improve safety and avoid boom drift, the R60CR-9A is equipped with an integrated boom holding system. For more info, visit booth C5881 or


Doosan DX140LCR-3 crawler excavatorDoosan DX140LCR-3 Crawler Excavator
The reduced tail swing Doosan DX140LCR-3 crawler excavator is designed to work close to buildings and in confined areas, such as roadways, rail lines and along bridges. Additionally, the long carriage design performs well in heavy digging and lifting operations. Features of the DX140LCR-3 include: horsepower — 102 hp; weight — 33,510 lbs; digging depth — 19 ft, 7 in.; dump height — 23 ft, 2 in.; swing torque — 34,682 ft-lbs; arm breakout force — 13,228 ft-lbs; and bucket breakout force — 24,471 ft-lbs. Approved attachments for the DX140LCR-3 include: hydraulic breaker; clamp; ditching bucket; and plate compactor. For more info, visit


John Deere 324K Compact Wheel LoaderJohn Deere 324K Compact Wheel Loader
The new John Deere 324K compact wheel loader is equipped with a 70-hp, Final Tier 4 emissions-certified engine that delivers power without compromise. The machine combines outstanding maneuverability, travel speed (17 mph), breakout force, reach and stability, says Deere. Unique stereo steering delivers a smooth turning radius that’s up to 20 percent tighter than comparable loaders — for faster cycle times and better material retention over rough terrain. The wheel loader’s 100 percent front differential lock is easily activated through a pushbutton on the joystick. In addition, manual low-speed differential lock delivers the traction needed to go deeper into the pile for bigger bucket loads. A single lever with F-N-R switch controls all boom and bucket functions, including standard return-to-dig. For more info, visit


Kioti Tractor NX SeriesKioti Tractor NX Series
Kioti Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA Inc., announced the addition of six new models to its NX Series. Featuring a common rail diesel engine with Daedong ECO technology, the new NX models meet strict EPA certification standards with powerful performance, says Kioti. With optional turn assist control and true speed cruise control (HST models), the new NX tractors ensure precision and power. The new NX models include an open station platform design for easy access and operator comfort, ergonomic controls and dual hydrostatic transmission (HST) pedals for easy forward and reverse operation (HST models only). When the dual HST pedals are engaged and synchronized with the engine rpm, fuel consumption is reduced while simplifying tractor utility and loader applications. For more info, visit


Boxer 900HD Compact Utility LoaderBoxer 900HD Compact Utility Loader
The all-new Boxer 900HD is the culmination of two years of preparations to build the most powerful and capable mini skid steer available in the market, says Boxer. The 900HD’s features include: a 48-hp, Tier 4 Final diesel engine with diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) that does not require aftertreatment; class-leading hinge pin height and operating capacities; hydraulic tensioned track system with torsional suspension; and ergonomic cockpit design including joystick controls, spring-cushioned operator platform, front and side padding, electronic engine display, cup holders and 12-volt auxiliary outlet. The hydraulics package features a hydrostatic drive with 15-gpm flow and dual auxiliary remotes with machine pressure relief block on the high-flow remotes. For more info, visit booth O31274 or


Polaris RangersPolaris Rangers
The three-passenger Ranger Diesel HST and Ranger Diesel HST Deluxe offer customers considering a utilitarian side-by-side the most comfortable and easy-to-use options on the market, says Polaris. The vehicles offer key features that are important to the work customer such as diesel power with a hydrostatic transmission, hydraulic power steering, an industry-exclusive treadle pedal, multi-link coil over De Dion rear suspension and a premium Lock and Ride Pro-Fit cab system, complete with climate control, which is standard on the Ranger Diesel HST Deluxe. For more info, visit


Vail Products X Series Cement MixerVail Products X Series Cement Mixer
The Vail Products X Series cement mixer for skid steer and compact track loaders is the ultimate in portable concrete and aggregate mixing. The EZ load, scoop and paddle design can mix up to 5 yds per hour. The Vail cement mixer has been designed and perfected with help from expert concrete pros with more than 35 years in the industry and will exceed any masonry contractors, fence and landscape pros highest expectations, says Vail. Vail Products are designed for strength and durability to perform in any subsoil condition, touts the company, and are available through a network of over 1,500 OEM and used equipment dealers. For more info, visit


Pengo Revolution RS-6XPengo Revolution RS-6X
The new Revolution RS-6X hand-held anchor drive is the ultimate solution for applications with limited access. With the shortest overall length and diameter in the industry, the Pengo RX-6X provides more than 8,000 ft-lbs of torque in a compact 87-lb package. Adding to the versatility of this unit with the optional bail assembly, this drive may be used on either a mini excavator or mini skid steer, giving you two drive options in one and making this unit the only of its size to offer this option. The RS-6X is packed with a highly-efficient gear box, cross-over pressure relief system and is TruLink compatible. Include one of Pengo’s many mounting options to complete the entire drive package. Learn more about the Revolution Series Drive line and test out the TruLink Torque Monitor systems at the show. For more info, visit booth C4529 or


Minnich Machine-Mounted Dowel Pin DrillsMinnich Machine-Mounted Dowel Pin Drills
Minnich Mfg.’s series of machine-mounted drills are now available with a number of features engineered to increase safety and productivity in dowel-pin drilling applications and are available in both hydraulic and pneumatic options. Primarily used for full-depth repair, or “patchwork,” Minnich Mfg. offers excavator/backhoe/skid steer-mounted units that are ideal for horizontal patchwork jobs with a relatively long distance between the areas to be drilled. Apart from increased portability, the dowel pin drills are also a safe alternative for operators, eliminating fatigue by utilizing the carrier to transport the drill. Minnich’s pneumatic machine-mounted drills are powered by a compressor, mounted to the counter-weight of the carrier or in the bucket of a backhoe, offering a self-contained solution for patchwork jobs. For more info, visit


Redesigned Brokk 400 Demolition UnitRedesigned Brokk 400 Demolition Unit
Brokk Inc. has upgraded its electric Brokk 400 remote-controlled demolition machine to include a larger undercarriage for heavy-tracking applications like tunneling and mining and for enhanced stability when operating with heavier attachments like metal shears and scabblers. Brokk also has improved the hydraulic system to provide more efficient fluid flow for more consistent power when the machine is operating a drill attachment. The new Brokk 400 model features a bigger drive axis, rollers and sidetracks. It also has a larger undercarriage with new tracks that are 10 percent longer than the original’s. The new Brokk 400 can handle attachments up to 1,420 lbs, and its hydraulic quick-hitch system eliminates the need for hard pinning. For more info, visit booth C4237 or


Honda Power Equipment EB10000 GeneratorHonda Power Equipment EB10000 Generator
Honda‘s- EB10000 Industrial Series generator is the most powerful Honda generator and the company’s flagship model. The rugged Honda EB10000 generator, with a maximum output of 10,000 watts, is compact, lightweight and features a range of design innovations that contribute to performance. These include: a narrow-shaped design; a centralized exhaust mechanism; a newly developed alternator; and the best fuel efficiency and lowest noise in its class. This model is well suited for industrial and commercial applications, including construction-related jobsite work. The EB10000 also is an ideal fit for the rental market, where users demand the most reliable power for a variety of applications. For more info, visit


E-Z Drill 210B Slab RiderE-Z Drill 210B Slab Rider
For concrete drilling projects needing exceptional accuracy and no disturbance to the subgrade, E-Z Drill offers its 210B SRA slab rider. Users can stitch or drill horizontally, vertically or at an angle and with diameters from 5/8 to 2 ½ in. and a depth of 18 in. The auto-alignment feature tracks hole placement for quick and easy repositioning. The unit is ideal for airport projects, lane additions and full-depth road repair. E-Z Drill offers contractors equipment for concrete drilling and doweling that are faster, more accurate and safer than handheld rock drills. The company was established in 1987 and manufactures slab rider, on-grade and equipment-mounted drills with up to five gangs as well as vertical utility models and concrete drilling accessories, such as dust-collection systems and cure trailer sprayers. For more info,


GSSI Handheld GPR and New Control UnitGSSI Handheld GPR and New Control Unit
GSSI, a world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, will be highlighting its StructureScan Mini series GPR and SIR 4000 GPR control unit at the 2015 World of Concrete conference. The StructureScan Mini is a handheld, all-in-one GPR system for locating rebar, conduits, post-tension cables and voids and for determining concrete slab thickness in real time. In addition, the company will also highlight the SIR 4000 controller, innovative technology that is compatible with both GSSI’s traditional analog antennas and their newest digital offerings, resulting in the versatility and flexibility needed to support a wide range of users and applications. The StructureScan Mini is the industry standard in handheld GPR and is available in standard and high-resolution (HR) models. For more info, visit booth C4126 or

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