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Friday, August 01, 2014 :: 8:21:03 PM

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Senate Tires of Patching Highway Programs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs, a sign that Congress may have reached the limit of its patience with short-term fixes.

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Toro Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

The Toro Company celebrated its 100th anniversary on July 10, 2014, as more than 2,000 employees, retirees, channel and business partners, and other valued guests gathered at the company''s headquarters in Bloomington, Minn.

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AED: Passage of Highway Stop-Gap No Reason to Celebrate

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) President & CEO Brian McGuire released the following statement regarding final passage of legislation to patch the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) (H.R. 5021) and keep federal surface transportation programs operating through May 2015.

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Topcon Technology Roadshow Sets Up Shop in Ohio

The Topcon Technology Roadshow set up shop at the Ritchie Bros, permanent auction facility in South Vienna, Ohio (outside of Columbus), for a two-day event on July 9 and 10. The event was hosted by GeoShack, Topcon''s dealer for Ohio.

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Approximately 350 Attendees Register for Towmaster Expo

Approximately 350 attendees from city, county, state, township, airport and school district departments registered for Towmaster's one-day Equipment and Education Expo on July 15 in Litchfield, Minn.

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Bergkamp Announces New Paver Inspection Program

The Bergkamp Inc. Inspection, Maintenance & Upgrade Program is designed to keep customers'' slurry seal and micro surfacing pavers running at peak performance, so crews can minimize downtime and maintain the highest productivity.

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Powerful JCB Compact Excavators for North American Market

JCB added to its extensive compact excavator line-up in the North American market with the launch of the 8018 CTS. The 8018 CTS is JCB''s most powerful entrant in the competitive 3,300 lb.

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Takeuchi Introduces TW40 Compact Wheel Loader

With an operating weight of 7,275 lbs. (3,300 kg), a wheelbase of only 5 ft. 7.5 in. (1.7 m), and a universal hydraulic SSL quick-attach, Takeuchi''s TW40 features a compact, turf-friendly footprint that allows for greater maneuverability in tight spaces on turf and dirt.

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Terex PT-110, PT-110 Forestry Compact Track Loaders Give Powerful Performance

Providing the power and productivity to get the job done, Terex now offers contractors the PT-110 and PT-110 Forestry compact track loaders, one of the company''s first Tier IV-interim compliant compact construction equipment.

Click to Read More | Terex PT-110, PT-110 Forestry Compact Track Loaders Give Powerful Performance

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Wacker Neuson Introduces Model ET 20 Excavator

Wacker Neuson is offering a new 2-ton (1.8 t) excavator that offers performance and comfort in a compact package. The ET 20 is a productive and versatile digging machine with a maximum digging depth of 8-ft.

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Wirtgen SP 25i Slipform Paver

The SP 25i concrete slipform paver from Wirtgen America Inc. updates the existing SP 25 with Tier IV interim-compliant emissions technology.

The Wirtgen SP 25i paves 12 ft. (3.6 m) wide, and places barrier/parapet up to 6.

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Putzmeister Pipe Technology Introduces S-Valve Hydraulic Diversion Valve

Putzmeister Pipe Technology, a division of Putzmeister America Inc., has introduced its further improved SDHV 3/2 S-Valve hydraulic diversion valve, which offers the smallest footprint in the industry as well as a 100 percent leak-proof design up to maximum operating pressure.

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Large Screener Crusher Attachment Turns Loaders, Excavators Into High-Efficiency Processing Machines

As costs for fuel, personnel, equipment and regulatory compliance rise, the extraction of resources from the ground in North America is becoming more expensive and complex. Inefficiency in the mining process adds to the cost of doing business, and often is a result of unnecessary processing steps, extra handling and wasted material.

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CDE Global Expands Its Range With R2500

CDE Global has embarked on a new phase of development with the introduction of a new R2500 dry screening plant.

The R2500 is a static primary screening unit capable of processing more than 500 tph (453 t) in quarrying, recycling and mining operations.

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Introduces First Attachment Product Line in North America

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc., has introduced its first attachment product line to the North American market: a full line of hydraulic breakers. Consisting of 14 different models HDB10 through HDB800, the all new HDB series breakers complement Hyundai's excavators of all sizes.

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Rockster Recycler Rocks the Market With Interchangeable Duplex Plant

Rockster Recycler North America introduced its mobile duplex system, a track-mounted crushing plant that allows the contractor to interchange an impact crusher with a jaw crusher, and vice-versa, on the same chassis.

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Terex Finlay Introduces 883+ Tracked Mobile Heavy Duty Screener

The Terex Finlay 883+ is designed to work after a primary crusher or on its own as frontline screening machine. This highly versatile and adaptable machine is suitable for working in quarrying, mining, construction and demolition debris, topsoil, recycling, sand, gravel, coal and aggregate applications.

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Duraclass Unveils New Tub Body Line Design

DuraClass recently introduced the newly improved HPT "tub" body line. The line has been redesigned to meet all heavy duty dump body needs.

The HPT-B1 features a closed fender design, and comes in 14- to 18-ft.

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Kenworth T880 Fills Greater Demand for Trucks in Vocational Markets

When it comes to vocational truck sales, there's a revival going on.

A year-over-year sales increase for Kenworth vocational trucks reflects growing construction activity, increased oil and gas production, and encouraging new housing starts figures, according to Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director.

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Terex Finlay Launches 883+ Spaleck 3D Combi Flip-Flow Screen

The Terex Finlay 883+ Spaleck is the ultimate in mobile screening and separation technology. This new product offering is the result of a joint partnership between Terex Finlay, pioneers in mobile tracked processing equipment and Spaleck, market leaders in static recycling screening technology.

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JCB Compact Excavator Takes Conventional Approach

JCB launched its first conventional tail swing compact excavator in the 3.0 ton (2.7 t) North American market, with the launch of the 8029 CTS. Powered by a transverse 25 hp (18.4 kW) engine, the excavator has a tail swing just 18.

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Wacker Neuson Expands Compact Excavator Series With EZ 17

Wacker Neuson's 1.9 ton (1.7 t) compact excavator — EZ 17 — is the smallest zero tail model by Wacker Neuson and combines a compact footprint, expandable undercarriage and two-speed drive. The new EZ 17 provides maximum maneuverability and accessibility.

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Wirtgen Slipform Paver SP 84i Offers Great Variety, High Quality

The Wirtgen SP 84i is a new model for inset concrete paving on four steerable, swivelling crawler tracks. In the inset application, the slipform paver slipforms the concrete pavement with the mold integrated between the crawler tracks.

Click to Read More | Wirtgen Slipform Paver SP 84i Offers Great Variety, High Quality

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Terex Finlay Introduces 893 Tracked Mobile Heavy Duty Screener

The Terex Finlay 893 is a highly versatile and aggressive machine engineered and built for working in quarrying, mining, construction and demolition debris, topsoil, recycling, sand, gravel, coal, ore and aggregate applications.

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Wirtgen Mill Offers Hydraulically Driven Drum, Lateral Movement

A large cold mill with a hydraulically driven milling drum that''s movable from side-to-side is at the heart of the new Wirtgen W 200 Hi.

This design solves a number of user problems, and is based on the W 200i/W 210i platform.

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XL Trailers Showcases XL 110 Low-Profile HDG Trailer

Ideal for hauling heavy construction equipment, the XL 110 low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck (HDG) trailer's 13-in. (33 cm) long low-profile neck saves weight, allowing the truck plenty of clearance to attach, and has a five position variable ride height.

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JCB Skid Steers, Compact Tracked Loaders Set Benchmark

JCB has completed its new generation of skid steer and compact track loaders with the launch of Tier IV Final small platform models.

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Terex Finlay Introduces Variant of Class Leading C-1550 Cone Crusher

The Terex Finlay C-1550 is a high capacity and aggressive cone crusher for the surface ore mining and aggregate industries. This efficient and productive machine incorporates the Terex 1300 cone crusher with direct variable clutch drive, automatic tramp relief and "on-the-fly" hydraulic adjustable closed side setting (CSS) adjustment.

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Wacker Neuson Launches a Dual Power Excavator With Zero Emissions

Wacker Neuson has introduced a 1-ton (.9 t) excavator that can run off diesel or electric power. The 803 dual power mini-excavator runs off a standard diesel engine or can easily be connected to an electro-hydraulic pump — allowing the machine to operate emission-free.

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BOMAG’s BW141AD-5, BW151AD-5 Tandem Vibratory Rollers

BOMAG's BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory rollers feature an innovative frame design for clear visibility and Tier IV final engines for increased fuel efficiency. These new models provide 4,200 vpm for enhanced performance on a variety of asphalt compaction jobs ranging from commercial sites and parking lots to highway construction.

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The Liebherr THS 110 D-K Crawler Concrete Pump

The crawler concrete pump THS 110 D-K with a concrete output of 133 cu. yds./h (102 cu m/h) and equipped with a six-cylinder engine, was unveiled by Liebherr. The series of Liebherr crawler concrete pumps encompasses three different models — the THS 80 D-K, the THS 110 D-K and the THS 140 D-K providing maximum concrete outputs of 85 cu.

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The Terex FD5000 ‘Great Lakes’ Mixer Truck

The Terex FD5000 "Great Lakes" front discharge mixer truck is the first Terex mixer truck powered by a compressed natural gas (CNG) engine. The new 12-L Cummins ISX12G engine is available in 350-, 385- and 400-hp (261, 287 and 298 kW) packages with respective torque settings of 1,450-, 1350- and 1450-ft.

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Vögele Super 1300-3i Goes Where No Paver Goes

The new Vögele Super 1300-3i is a compact but versatile paver with unexpected power and performance for its size.

No component on the Super 1300-3i extends beyond its slim silhouette. With the hopper wings folded up, its basic width comes to no more than 6 ft.

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Stringless Paving - The AutoPilot Way

The Wirtgen AutoPilot — a stringless control system for use with Wirtgen SP 15/SP 15i and SP 25/SP 25i concrete slipform pavers — is a user-friendly, cost-effective control system for poured-in-place concrete profiles, such as curbs, safety barriers or slabs.

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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 Click to Read More | Louisville Contractor Experiences Zero Downtime With Gorilla Hammer

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RoadBuilders’ Subsidiary Offers Old Iron Sandblasting, Paint Services

To your customers, competitors and the general public, the condition of your equipment on a job site says a lot about your company. If your machines are beaten up, rusted out and dirty, the impression to outsiders is probably not positive.

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