Cummins Inc. announced the start of production of the QSX15 for John Deere 9R/9RT series tractors at its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Jamestown, N.Y. The QSX15 meeting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier IV Final and European Union (EU) Stage IV emissions standards is the first 15-L engine supplied to John Deere for four-wheel-drive tractors.

More than 300 customers gathered at Stowers Machinery Corporation’s East Knoxville location Sept. 26 for Total Solutions Demo Day 2014, sponsored by Stowers Machinery and SITECH Mid-South. Those who attended were able to participate in equipment demonstrations and learn more about compact equipment solutions, machine control and guidance technology, and the full range of products and services offered by Stowers and SITECH.

Stowers Machinery Corporation announced that it has acquired the expanded Cat Mining equipment distribution and support business for its territories from Caterpillar Global Mining LLC. Stowers Machinery is the authorized Cat dealer in East Tennessee. “We are excited to expand our offerings to mining customers throughout the region, and to give them the superior product and quality support that is our standard,” said Wes Stowers, president and CEO of Stowers Machinery Corporation.

Rubblemaster held a three-day demo event June 26 to 28 in Williamstown, N.J. The machine demonstrations were held at Neri’s Construction & Rentals and were coordinated with Rubblemaster dealer CC&T of Folcroft, Pa. Rubblemaster showcased its complete line of compact crushers — all four models — the RM60 skid mount crusher; the RM 70GO! entry-level tracked crusher; the RM 80GO! tracked crusher; and the RM 100GO!, which is the company’s flagship model and the machine for high volume producers and/or custom crushing contractors.

The construction of a monument to honor fallen soldiers in the global war on terrorism is officially under way in Doylestown, Pa., with a groundbreaking ceremony held March 24. The Global War on Terrorism Memorial, spearheaded by Doylestown VFW Post 175, will occupy a site in the courtyard of the Bucks County Courthouse and is designed to symbolically memorialize local soldiers who were killed in action in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere, battling terrorism.

Bobcat Company has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Bobcat of Gloversville-Johnstown as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Bobcat equipment. The dealership is located at 2053 State Highway 29, Johnstown, N.Y. Puthaven Farm and Trucking, a diversified, family-owned operation involved in the surrounding area’s agricultural, landscaping and mining markets, recently ventured into the compact equipment business with the addition of Bobcat products, including skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, compact excavators and utility vehicles.

More than 900 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Doylestown, Pa., on March 23. Bidders came from more than 30 countries, including 45 U.S. states. Close to 60 percent of the equipment was sold to buyers outside the state, from as far away as Australia, Indonesia and the United Kingdom.

BROWNSTOWN, Ind. (AP) A 114-year-old southern Indiana bridge will be moved to the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Brownstown. County Commissioner Jerry Hounshel said the bridge over the Lahrman Ditch just south of U.S. 50 will be moved to over a creek in the antique tractor area of the fairgrounds.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) A private firm announced a $70 million plan May 20 to build Maryland’s largest solar energy project on the grounds of a state prison near Hagerstown to generate electricity for the wholesale market. Maryland Solar LLC of Easton said it is seeking speedy approval by state utility regulators and a long-term lease on 250 state-owned acres surrounding the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution.

In a ceremony May 4 at the plant in Hagerstown, Md., where its powertrain components have been assembled since 1961, Mack Trucks Inc. paid tribute to the past, celebrated the present and cast a positive eye to the future. In 1959, looking for a modern alternative to its existing engine, transmission and carrier facility in Plainfield, N.J., Mack decided to invest $45 million in a new one million sq.

J.G. Cochran Auctioneers & Associates held a sale April 8, 9 and 10 in Hagerstown, Md. The three-day auction featured a wide array of heavy equipment, trucks and trailers and brought in bidders from all over the Northeast and Midwest.