VIDEO: Top 10 construction stories of September 2021

By Riley Simpson and Jenny LescohierOctober 06, 2021

Join CONEXPO-CON/AGG 365 Editor Jenny Lescohier and Associate Editor Riley Simpson as they share their insights on the biggest news, trends and stories from the past month.

This September saw the Labor Day heroics of rock band Metallica and construction apparel company Carhartt join forces to raise funds to recruit young people for skilled trade jobs; the introduction of the Fat Truck, an amphibious vehicle that can transport materials and tools; and President Joe Biden’s administration’s Covid-19 vaccine and testing mandate that affected more than 80 million workers.

We talk about those stories and more in our first monthly video rundown!

Kubota unveils stronger first model in its next-generation compact track loader line
The SVL75-3 ‘raises the bar’ with a one-piece sealed cab, 7-inch LCD touch panel and smoother advanced multifunction valve
Komatsu PC900LC-11 excavator stretches for 40% better productivity
New larger model’s counterweight removal system makes moving this large machine easier
Develon debuts with driverless excavator at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Formerly known as Doosan Construction Equipment, the new brand remains centered on its stable of orange machines, but now also features its new Concept-X2 autonomous equipment