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Supply Post Industry News - May, 2014

  • Mack Trucks Previews New LR Refuse Series At WasteExpo 2014

    Mack Trucks recently previewed the new Mack LR series of low-entry cabover refuse trucks designed with the driver, customer and demands of the rigorous job in mind. Initially available in threeaxle 6x4 configurations and powered either by diesel or natural gas, the Mack LR series will be available in 2015.

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    May 27, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • Diggerland USA Announces Grand Opening Date

    North America’s firstever construction-themed adventure park will open its doors to the public on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Diggerland USA covers 14 acres of centrally located land in Camden County, N.J., and offers visitors the opportunity to operate heavy machinery in a safe, family-friendly environment.

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    May 27, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • New Genie 180-Foot Boom Lift Is A Capital Idea For Contractor Erecting Ferris Wheel

    Cianbro Construction prides itself on handling projects that are a bit out of the ordinary. In the past, the company has done everything from the construction of floating offshore wind turbines, to the installation of 230 miles of electrical transmission lines, to the replacement of thrusters on a massive oil drilling ship. So it should come as no surprise that, when the search was on for a contractor to erect an observation wheel near the U.S. capital, Cianbro was at the head of the list.

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    May 27, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • Komatsu Launches The New HM300 Articulated Dump Truck

    Komatsu America Corp. introduces the HM300 Tier 4 Final articulated dump truck. With a net 325 HP (242 kW), the HM300 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D125E-7 engine which is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified. Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final engines are built on a solid foundation that started in 1996 with the introduction of Komatsu’s Tier 1 engines. The resulting benefit today is a Tier 4 Final engine that is productive, dependable and efficient. This new articulated dump truck leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation by delivering a more environmentally friendly engine that provides high levels of performance while reducing fuel consumption and operating costs.

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    May 27, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • TRUXPO & PHES 2014: Two Great Events Coming To Abbotsford In September

    This fall, the construction and trucking industries will take over TRADEX in Abbotsford. September 19-20, 2014 will see the return of TRUXPO and the arrival of the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show. The two shows will be co-located at TRADEX and are expected to draw thousands of visitors.

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    May 27, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • Everything's Golden In Timmins

    The city of Timmins, Ontario is destined to reap significant economic and environmental benefits over the next decade as a result of a new mining project that will create dozens of new jobs, while rehabilitating a major plot of land in the city’s downtown core.

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    May 27, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • The Big Five: What To Look For When Purchasing Used Heavy Equipment

    It might seem more appealing to purchase heavy equipment new from the manufacturer, but not every fleet manager can justify the higher cost. Plus, not every business needs the latest and greatest equipment to get the job done. As buyers look for ways to purchase quality machines while saving money, the market for used heavy equipment continues to grow.

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    May 27, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • Depreciation Dilemma: Managing Idle Equipment

    By Franklin Langham, Vice President of Sales, Iron- Planet

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    May 1, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • Dynapac F800 Paver: First Time Ever At Conexpo

    Dynapac introduces the F800T 8ft Track paver, a perfect complement to the existing 10ft highway class paver range. The next generation of highway class 8ft pavers is ready to tackle industry’s present challenges and be the leader of future generation North American Pavers.

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    May 1, 2014 - 4 years ago

  • Liebherr Confirms Successes In All Product Areas

    The Liebherr Group considers its presence at the 2014 Conexpo to have been highly successful. More than 20 exhibits from the Group’s earthmoving, material handling, tower crane, mobile and crawler crane, concrete technology, deep foundation and component product areas aroused strong approval. Compared with the 2011 Conexpo, the number of visitors was distinctly higher, and informative discussions were conducted with greater intensity than three years ago. As expected, most of the visitors to Las Vegas were from the North and South American markets, but the number of visitor groups from overseas countries such as Australia, India and Scandinavia was a surprise. Many of Liebherr’s most important business associates from well-established European markets were also welcomed on the Group’s stand.

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    May 1, 2014 - 4 years ago

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