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  • Safeguard Your Assets: 6 Steps to Secure Your Jobsite

    Construction brings many opportunities to many different people. Communities experiencing an intense building spree can usually look forward to more foot traffic or an influx of new businesses.

    Unfortunately, this progress can also attract thieves and vandals, as the busy construction site of the day turns into one of the quietest spots at night when work stops.

    Contractors need to protect their valuable assets. These six best practices to help secure your jobsite come from CONEXPO-CON/AGG 365. Learn more at http://www.conexpoconagg.com/subscribe/).

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    Oct 11, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • AEM Tops 1,000-Member Mark


    Strong Equipment Manufacturing ‘Voice’ Advocates 
    for Agriculture & Construction Industry Interests

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces it has officially surpassed the 1,000-member mark for 2018 with the latest round of company approvals by the AEM Membership Committee.

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    Oct 11, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Own the Road: Kenworth Launches New Long-Hood Conventional – The W990

    Kenworth continued its tradition of driver-focused product development with the introduction of its new long-hood conventional – the Kenworth W990 –  recently during a major unveiling event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A large audience of customers, dealers and press gathered to celebrate the launch of the new W990 with its traditional design that truly makes it The Driver’s Truck.
     
    “The new Kenworth W990 is a reflection of the Kenworth brand, The World’s Best, which represents the quality, engineering excellence, and both customer and driver focus that goes into every Kenworth we build,” said Mike Dozier, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president.
     
    “We are passionate about our products, our customers that depend on them, and the drivers that operate them. We know that there are many customers and drivers out there who share our passion. The Kenworth W990 represents the pride, image and freedom of trucking, and captures the spirit of what trucking is all about,” Dozier said.
     
    The Kenworth W990 sets a powerful new industry standard, and is designed to maximize performance in line haul, pickup and delivery, regional haul, and heavy haul operations. At 131.5 inches from bumper to back-of-cab, the W990 establishes a bold presence among conventional trucks.

    Available in day cab, 40-inch flat top, and 52-inch and 76-inch mid-roof sleeper configurations, the W990 is standard with the proprietary PACCAR Powertrain consisting of the PACCAR MX-13 engine rated up to 510-hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque, a 12-speed PACCAR automated transmission and PACCAR 40K tandem rear axles.

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    Oct 9, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • NAVISTAR ANNOUNCES CHAMPIONS OF THE 2018 TECHNICIAN RODEO

    Symbolizing Navistar’s commitment to customer uptime, technicians from Florida, West Virginia and Arizona took home first place in the three categories of the 2018 Technician Rodeo – a competition hosted at the company’s Woodridge, Illinois facility that tests the skills and speed of service professionals from throughout its dealer networks.

    Michael Irvin of Sun State International in Florida took home the “Top Service Technician” Award for Truck and Ben Bird of Worldwide Equipment in West Virginia earned the same recognition for Bus in the twelfth iteration of the events, which feature Navistar’s top American and Canadian commercial truck and bus technicians.

    New this year, the company also brought its Global Technician Competition into the same event, which brings all the regional winners throughout the world together to compete for top bragging rights. In the third iteration of the global event, Nathan Reed of RWC Group in Arizona earned first place.

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    Oct 9, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Hyundai Upgrades R35Z-9A Compact Excavator

    Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announced a variety of improvements to its 3-1/2-ton class Hyundai R35Z-9A compact excavator, designed to provide users a competitive edge in performance,

    convenience, serviceability and safety. One of seven 9A series models, the Hyundai R35Z-9A compact excavator was introduced to the market in 2015. It features a zero-tail swing design for optimum maneuverability in confined work spaces.

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    Oct 9, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship officially named Harry DeWolf

    Thousands of Halifax Shipyard shipbuilders, along with the ship’s company, joined Government of Canada and Royal Canadian Navy representatives to celebrate Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the ship’s sponsor, officially name Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, Harry DeWolf.

    At the ceremony, Mme. Grégoire Trudeau broke a bottle of Nova Scotia Traditional Method Sparkling Wine against the bow of the ship for good luck, while declaring, “I name you Harry DeWolf. Bénit soit ce navire ainsi que tous les hommes et femmes qui navigueront à son bord.”

    The name of the lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, Harry DeWolf, was chosen in honour of wartime Canadian naval hero Vice-Admiral Harry DeWolf. The Harry DeWolf-class will enhance the Royal Canadian Navy’s ability to operate globally and in the North with a renewed focus on surveillance and control of our maritime approaches.

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    Oct 5, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • SENNEBOGEN Announces Factory Expansion

    SENNEBOGEN, the global leader in purpose-built material handling machines, will expand its Plant II facility in southern Germany, by approximately 350,000 sq. ft. (35,000 m²). The project will also include a new 67,000 sq. ft. (6,700 m2) assembly and paint facility. The Plant II factory site is located nearby the SENNEBOGEN head office and Plant I complex at the port of Straubing.

    Constantino Lannes, President of SENNEBOGEN LLC, welcomed the announcement as good news for SENNEBOGEN customers and dealers in the Americas, too. “Straubing Plant II is focused on production and testing for the larger machines in our line-up. We have seen increased demand for high capacity machines, so this investment shows that the factory will be ready to support future projects.”

    The factory expansion will be completed in two construction phases. For the first phase, already underway, a paved surface south of the current premises will provide a spacious shipping area for machines and components. It will also be the site for technical approval and testing of new equipment. The second phase, a new assembly and paint shop, will be built by the end of 2016.

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    Oct 1, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Celebrating 65 Years of Worldwide Innovation

    Straubing, Germany – As a worldwide equipment manufacturer, SENNEBOGEN recently celebrated 65 years of operation.

    “This company milestone is truly so well earned by the generations of innovators who have strived to make SENNEBOGEN a world leader in material handling equipment,” says Constantino Lannes, President, SENNEBOGEN LLC, Stanley, NC. The focus, as it has since 1952, is on providing productive and cost-efficient material handling solutions for users of equipment in such fields as scrap, steel mill services, inland and ocean waterways, waste, recycling, demolition and many logging applications. “Even if the material handler is their first SENNEBOGEN,” says Lannes, “they can be rest assured it is backed by 65 years of true innovation and commitment to excellence.”

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    Oct 1, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Trade Deal, LNG Canada Investment Good News – But Storm Clouds Linger

    — British Columbia construction and resource development companies are celebrating two pieces of good economic news – the impending announcement that LNG Canada will go forward, and last night’s trade deal between Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

    “What we have just seen may go down as one of the best weekends in B.C.’s economic history,” said Chris Gardner, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA). “We’re relieved the Canadian government was able to hammer out this trade deal with the U.S. and Mexico, and ecstatic that LNG Canada’s partners are poised to proceed with construction of their $40-billion project. Missing out on either the trade deal or LNG would have hurt our economy.”

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    Oct 1, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Updated John Deere 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader Boasts Final Tier 4 Engine Technology With Even Greater Fuel Economy Benefits

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    Sep 26, 2018 - 2 months ago

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