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How to attract more young people to construction
The building trades are a solid career choice for those entering the work world, but the message is getting lost in the absence of effective education and mentorship programs
VIDEO: Autonomous excavators at work
Erol Ahmed, director of communications at Built Robotics, talks to YouTube channel Awesome Earthmovers about the company’s autonomous excavator solutions
Manitou introduces five new telescopic handlers
New models range from the 74-horsepower MTA 642 with 6,000 lbs. capacity, lifting up to 42 feet, to the 127-horsepower MTA 1255 that lifts 12,000 lbs. up to a max lift height of 55 feet
See ‘The New Case’ at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
The 180-year-old equipment manufacturer promises it will reveal unexpected products and demonstrate a plan for making work easier and more productive for contractors
Develon beefs up compact line with DX89R-7 mini excavator
The new -7 Series machine has increased machine operating weight and a new counterweight design to provide better stability for increased lifting capacity
Q&A: Deep dive into what Caterpillar has planned for CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Cat services, technology and sustainability describe the primary themes show attendees can expect to learn more about in Las Vegas, March 14-18
ASV teases new product introduction at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Four Posi-Track loaders, as well as ASV’s patented undercarriage technology, will be on display for the first time under the new Yanmar Compact Equipment North America brand name
Takeuchi’s TB20e battery-powered compact excavator now available through dealers
Said to perform equal to Takeuchi’s diesel-powered TB216, the TB20e runs up to eight hours on a single charge or can be tethered to an onboard charger
‘Try it and buy it’: History of machine control, part 2
As the technology advanced in the 90s, acceptance was rapid because users immediately saw the value and ease with which is works
JCB to bring hydrogen-burning engine to U.S.
Hydrogen-combustion engines can be developed quickly, starting with existing diesel engines, and can be installed in the same chassis as diesel counterparts
Standard technologies boost new Cat 950 and 962 loader productivity
Caterpillar’s standard Autodig and Auto Set Tires functions automate filling the bucket to consistently fill buckets better
EPA awards $340 million for water infrastructure and lead pipe replacement projects in Philadelphia
Estimates say the City of Philadelphia will save approximately $4 million, while construction and operation under this first loan are expected to create 100 jobs
Western Global to intro new fuel and fluid storage solutions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Exhibits indoors and outdoors, plus an educational session, will highlight solutions in light of the growing need for job site refueling options
Yanmar CE and ASV are now Yanmar Compact Equipment North America
Combining the two brands allows new legal entity to focus on expansion, new products and overall strategic growth in North America
OSHA enforcement change puts teeth in penalties for serious violations
‘This is intended to be a targeted strategy for employers who repeatedly put profits before their employees’ safety and health’
Gorman-Rupp highlights new diaphragm priming system for Prime Aire pumps
Coming soon to CONEXPO-CON/AGG, leading pump manufacturer to introduce integrally mounted priming assembly as an option on some of its models
Industry snapshot: Star Rentals’ rosy outlook a good sign for construction?
Bob Kendall, president of the Seattle-based aerial rental chain, says he wishes he had more equipment to rent out, but all things considered, the forecast looks good
Sneak a peek at Caterpillar’s record-breaking CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibit plans
Caterpillar’s largest-ever CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibit investment pays tribute to those who build while showcasing new equipment, technology and services
CNH Industrial Reman offers competitive engines for mini excavators
Remanufactured engines for Case and New Holland minis – backed by a 24-month warranty -- cut downtime up to 60%
B2W to demonstrate new construction software and connectivity features at CONEXPO
The recent Trimble acquisition says its new features supply more and better data to the field to boost efficiency
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