Crews Finish Interchange Ahead of Schedule
Residents and businesses straddling TH 36 in Maplewood, Minn., a northern suburb of St. Paul, have a mi. (1.6 km) long stretch of highway back in operation after a 75 day closure and a new interchange for their community of 38,000.
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Screener Crusher Processor Turns Heads on Windmill Farm
All construction projects have unexpected surprises and last-minute changes. But a last-minute change helped The Morse Group discover new processes and uncover a new opportunity to save time and reduce cost on this and future jobs.
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AED Welcomes New President/CEO
Associated Equipment Distributors has appointed its new President and CEO, Brian P. McGuire. He will assume his duties with AED on Jan.
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Allmand Back Nine Night-Lite Golf Tournament
Allmand Brothers recently brought more than 61 Night-Light Pro IIs to the Holdrege Country Club, Holdrege, Neb., in order to light up the back nine holes for its “Night-Lite Golf Tournaments.”
Vendors, customers, and employees enjoyed a day of golfing the front nine holes and once the sun went down, they golfed the back nine holes with the aid of the light towers lighting the fairways.
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Mine Expansion to Claim Vital Iron Range Highway
VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) A key stretch of U.S. Highway 53 must be removed by 2017 to make way for the expansion of a taconite ore mine, based on the terms of an agreement the state struck with a mining company in 1960.
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Erb Names Charities for Rental Holiday Give Back Program
In the spirit of the holidays, Erb Equipment has announced the charites it has selected for the Rental Holiday Give Back Program. Erb Equipment will donate two percent of all new rental revenues from Nov.
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Construction Spending Hits Four-Year Peak
An unusual surge in public construction in October pushed total construction spending to its highest level since May 2009 despite a dip in both private residential and nonresidential activity, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Associated General Contractors of America.
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Research Lab Aims to Change Building Methods
RICHBURG, S.C. (AP) The insurance industry hopes a 21,000-sq.-ft. lab in rural South Carolina can help revolutionize the way homes are built and stem the cost of Mother Nature's disasters.
Officials at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety say the wake of destruction left by hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters can be greatly reduced with construction choices that cost little extra upfront.
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Wacker Neuson Hosts 6th Annual Trowel Challenge Competition
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin – Wacker Neuson’s booth at World of Concrete will once again be a show destination for the industry's fastest finishers. The sixth annual Wacker Neuson Trowel Challenge competition will take place during World of Concrete, January 21-24, 2014, Las Vegas, Booth #O30145.
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Doosan Portable Power Introduces Tier IV Final Air Compressors
Doosan Portable Power is introducing Tier IV Final air compressors in its most widely used models — the P185 and C185. With 100 psi at 185 cfm, the P185 and C185 meet the needs of a variety of applications, from powering handheld air tools, to sandblasting, sprinkler and irrigation line blow-out, cable laying and pipeline testing.
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Kobelco Eyes US Comeback With New Plant
TOKYO -- Kobelco Construction Machinery plans to build an American factory as early as 2015 to meet growing demand for equipment used in real estate development and shale gas production, according to the company.
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Bobcat Launches Tier IV 500 Frame-Size Loaders With Non-DPF Emissions Solution
Bobcat Company has released its first Tier IV loaders — including a non-diesel particulate filter (DPF) engine solution. The seven medium-sized machines make up the most popular size class in the Bobcat loader family and provide operators with all of the same performance benefits of the previous interim Tier IV models.
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Gehl Boom Tip Lift Hook Increases Versatility of RS Series Telescopic Handlers
Gehl has introduced an optional lifting hook for select Gehl RS Series telescopic handler models. The lift hook option provides a secure lifting point for transporting suspended loads without the use of an additional attachment.
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Kioti NX Series Feature Daedong Eco Technology
Kioti Tractor's NX Series are built with customer needs and environmental standards in mind. Models within this series are equipped with the new Tier IV compliant ECO technology, which reduces emissions within the environment.
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Case Introduces Tier IV Final TR270 Alpha Series Compact Track Loader
The Case Tier IV Final TR270 Alpha Series compact track loader is an updated 74 hp (55 kW) model that increases bucket breakout force (7,270 lbs.), torque (232 ft.-lbs.) and hydraulic flow (standard: 24.
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Cat 770G, 772G Off-Highway Trucks Have New Control Features
The Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks have been designed with major advancements in emissions control technology, transmission and traction control systems; frame, drive train, and cooling system enhancements; added operator amenities; and serviceability improvements.
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Caterpillar Adds B-Series Utility Compactors to Paving Products Machine Family
The new Cat CB22B, CB24B, CB24B XT, CB32B, CB34B, CB34B XW, CC24B and CC34B feature key enhancements that will help contractors achieve compaction more efficiently than ever, according to the manufacturer.
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Caterpillar Introduces B-Series Production-Class Vibratory Soil Compactors
Caterpillar's B-Series production-class vibratory soil compactors includes nine models.
The range of vibratory soil compactors includes the smooth drum CS54B, CS56B, CS68B, CS74B and CS78B.
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Vögele i-Series Is Next Generation of Vision Pavers
The 10-ft. (3 m) Vögele Vision i-Series pavers represent the next generation of Vision pavers for the 21st century.
The tracked Vision 5200-2i and wheeled Vision 5203-2i pavers are new in 2013 and are designed especially for the requirements of the North American market.
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Allu M-Series Screener Crushers Designed for Soft Rock Mining Debut
New Jersey-based Allu Group Inc.'s Mining Series (M-Series) all-in-one screener crusher attachment for the mining industry will make its North American debut at ConExpo-Con/AGG March 4 to 8, 2014.
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Wacker Neuson Ride-On Vibratory Roller Family
Wacker Neuson's ride-on vibratory soil/asphalt rollers, the RD 12-90, RD 12A-90 and RD 16-90 offer a variety of enhancements to improve performance and operator comfort.
RD 12 Series
The RD 12 rollers offer a number of new features suggested by contractors.
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Cat MP318, MP324 Multi-Processors Handle Wide Range of Demolition Jobs
Caterpillar Work Tools is introducing a new generation of multi-processors for Cat hydraulic excavators. The Cat MP318 and MP324 multi-processors can handle virtually any demolition job simply by using the basic housing and a choice of up to six available jaw sets, according to the manufacturer.
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Terex Finlay Launches I-100RS Impact Crusher
The Terex Finlay I-100RS direct drive 34 by 34 in. (86 by 86 cm) horizontal impact crusher with variable speed gives operators increased levels of fuel efficiency and production in both recycling and quarrying applications.
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Toro Pro Sneak 360 Vibratory Plow Delivers Powerful Plowing
The Toro Pro Sneak 360 vibratory plow delivers powerful plowing in a compact, maneuverable package — ideal for installing drip line, cable, or anything else in tight spaces. Driven by a Caterpillar C1.
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Toro FM330 Fluid Mixer Pumps Up Productivity
The Toro FM330 drilling fluid mixing system uses a circulating pump that allows up to 330 gpm of drilling fluid to pass through the dual shear mixer for fast, efficient and consistent fluid delivery.
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Toro TRX-20 Walk-Behind Trenchers
The Toro TRX-20 walk-behind trencher's low-profile, tracked design provides a low center of gravity for performance on a wide range of ground conditions. It comes equipped with a powerful, four-cycle Kawasaki twin-cylinder engine with a large oil reservoir to help maintain low engine temperatures and prolong engine life.
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Toro TRX-26 Walk-Behind Trencher Boasts a 26-hp Kawasaki Engine
The Toro TRX-26 walk-behind trencher boasts a 26-hp (19.4 kW) Kawasaki engine and is ideal for utility workers, irrigation contractors and plumbers looking for the power of a ride-on trencher, with the maneuverability and control of a walk-behind.
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Felling Trailers' Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck With Oilfield Beavertail Offers Front, Rear Load Capability
The latest addition to Felling Trailers' product line is the hydraulic detachable gooseneck with oilfield beavertail trailer. This model gives users the ability to both front and rear load the trailer.
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Cat 725C/730C Articulated Truck Bare-Chassis Models Expand Customer Capability
The Cat 725C and 730C articulated truck bare-chassis models combine the durability, reliability and performance of Cat C Series articulated dump trucks with the capacity to mount specialty equipment, including application specific bodies (coal and trash, for example), water tanks and spray systems, fuel- and lube-service components, hook-lift systems, container-transport systems and flat-bed dump platforms.
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Cat 836K Landfill Compactor Designed for Operator Comfort, Safety
The new 562 gross hp (419 kW) Cat 836K landfill compactor has more than 20 years of Caterpillar expertise in this demanding application already built in. Components with a history of reliability, ease of service, and an ergonomic environment that ensures the operator's health, productivity and safety are all standard features, according to the manufacturer.
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Lightweight Mack Granite MHD Rear Loader Offers Customized Option for Refuse Customers
Refuse customers seeking a lightweight and cost-effective vehicle that also is tough and reliable can now look to the Mack Granite medium heavy duty (MHD) rear loader, introduced at the 2013 Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo.
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Toro DD4045 Horizontal Directional Drill Maximizes Power, Productivity
The Toro DD4045 horizontal directional drill packs a powerful 40,000 lbs. of thrust and pullback, and 4,500 ft.-lbs. of rotary torque. The DD4045 features a 160-hp (119 kW), Cummins QSB4.5 diesel, liquid-cooled engine and an on-board, infinitely variable drilling fluid pump that delivers a flow of up to 70 gpm (265 Lpm).
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Toro Previews RT1200 Riding Trencher
Toro previewed its new RT1200 riding trencher at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 1 to 3, 2013.
Scheduled for release in 2014, the Toro RT1200 riding trencher includes several features to meet the needs of utility contractors, including:
• Cummins 4.
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Caterpillar Rolls Out M Series 980, 982M
The new 980M and 982M wheel loaders have U.S. EPA Tier IV Final ACERT engines equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air and aftertreatment components. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance making it seamless to operators, according to the manufacturer.
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988K Wheel Loader Features Efficient New Loader Linkage, Expanded Versatility
Introduction of the seventh-generation Cat 988 wheel loader, the 988K, marks a half-century that the 988 has been delivering reliable, profitable performance for worldwide customers. Designed as an optimum loading tool for Cat construction and mining trucks, the 988K features redesigned loader linkage, worldwide engine configurations, drive train modifications, redesigned cab and enhancements in safety and serviceability.
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Hyundai Unveils Interim Tier IV HL730-9A Wheel Loader
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc.'s, HL730-9A is set to provide operators with multiple enhancements from the previous model including a certified Interim Tier IV engine upgrade, improved durability and increased operator comfort.
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