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Lawsuit Claims 2013 Philly Building Collapse Caused Death Weeks Later

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit July 22 linking his death to the catastrophe.

Danny C. Johnson, 59, spent an hour buried in the rubble last year and suffered a mild heart attack at the scene, the lawsuit said.

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Louisville Contractor Experiences Zero Downtime With Gorilla Hammer

Louisville Paving and Construction Company purchased the first three Case backhoe loaders sold by Bale Equipment Solutions when the dealership first took on the Case line in 2011, according to Tim Peters, equipment manager.

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Genesis Attachments GSG Scrap Grapple Now Available in 10 Sizes

Genesis Attachments' GSG scrap grapple is now available in 10 sizes.

Ranging in capacity from 0.5 to 2.5 cu. yds. (0.4 to 1.9 cu m ), GSG grapples fit 22 to 88 ton (20 to 80 t) material handlers to meet a wide range of application needs.

Designed to reduce maintenance, improve durability, lower operating costs and enhance safety, Genesis Scrap Grapples feature:

• Identica

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Paladin Attachments Welcomes New Customer Service Director for Heavy Attachments

Paladin Attachments welcomes Christian Heller as the new director of customer service in the Akron, Ohio, office.

Heller brings to Paladin a strong background in inside sales management, customer service roles and continuous improvement initiatives in a variety of business-to-business sales organizations.

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Kubota’s Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade Takes Productivity to a New Level

Kubota Tractor Corporation''s hydraulic 6-in-1 blade for the KX040-4 compact excavator is now available at authorized Kubota dealerships nationwide. Operators can now tilt the blade to six different positions, making leveling and backfilling — even on inclines and uneven terrain — easi

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Bell Equipment Aims to Build ‘Tremendous Success’

Global articulated dump truck (ADT) specialist Bell Equipment aims to build on the "tremendous success" it has achieved since its return to the North American markets last year by introducing the new Bell E-series generation of haulers.

The Bell E-series includes the smaller B25E and B30E models, which live up to the Bell design philosophy to provide class leading power to weight-ratio

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Atlas Copco Introduces Eight Drum Cutter Attachments

Atlas Copco has introduced a line of eight drum cutter attachments to its range of construction tools. The DC drum cutter range is available with service weights from 440 to 6,395 lbs. (200 to 2,900 kg) and is suitable for carriers from 1 to 50 tons (.

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Bradco Ground Shark Welcomes a New Family Member

Paladin Attachments has released the Bradco Ground Shark standard duty brush cutter — the newest addition to the Ground Shark family. It builds on success of the original Ground Shark extreme duty brush cutter's innovative deck design, aggressive machine profile and high productivity, which is the fastest selling product for Paladin in the light attachment category, according to the manufa

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New Campaign Aims at Getting Transportation Investment Votes

A new website and social media campaign launched by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) provides members of Congress with plenty of sound bites to support their vote later this year to provide a sustainable, long-term revenue stream for future highway and transit investments through the Highway Trust Fund (HTF).

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Bradco Ground Shark Extreme-Duty Takes a Bite Out of Brush

The Bradco ground shark extreme-duty brush cutter by Paladin Attachments attaches to high-flow skid steers for increased production, maximum reliability and ease of maintenance when clearing tough ground vegetation, brush and sapling trees up to 7 in. (17.7 cm) in diameter. Four blades with alternating bevels provide deep penetrating, self-clearing, axe-like cuts and spin on a heavy-duty ret

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