Mon August 13, 2018
Kenworth T680, T880, T880S Offer L9N Near Zero Natural Gas Engine
The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship and Kenworth T880 and T880S vocational leaders are now available with the Cummins Westport L9N near zero NOx emissions natural gas engine.
The L9N engine is certified to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) optional low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr — a 90 percent reduction from engines operating at the current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NOx limit of 0.2 g/bhp-hr. In addition to ultra-low emissions, the L9N features on-board diagnostic capability, a maintenance-free three-way catalyst, closed crankcase ventilation system, and an engine control module with excellent durability, according to the manufacturer....
Tue July 31, 2018
Mack Trucks, Zac Brown Band Collaborate to Create Custom Mack Anthem
When multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning artists Zac Brown Band needed a truck for their 2018 “Down the Rabbit Hole Live” tour, they knew only one brand would do. Mack Trucks and Zac Brown Band recently collaborated to create a custom-wrapped Mack Anthem 70-inch stand-up sleeper model to transport the band's merchandise to all 26 tour cities across the United States....
Tue July 17, 2018
John Deere Names Winner of “Small Machines. Big Impact.” Contest
After all online and text message votes were counted, Neil Behnke, a volunteer with the nonprofit organization Black Forest Together, was chosen by the public as the grand prize winner of the second annual John Deere “Small Machines....
Thu July 05, 2018
Housing Project Leans on 3D Printing Technology
A collaborative project 3D printing construction project between engineers, contractors and architects is taking shape in the Dutch city of Eindhoven.
When complete, the planned community, known as Project Milestone, will be the first 3D-printed commercial housing project the world has seen, NBC News reported....
Wed June 27, 2018
RiverRun to Keep Cyclists, Runners Safer
A major construction project will soon give Chicago cyclists and runners a new, safe place to exercise that is far removed from the hustle and bustle of their city's busy streets.
The 312 RiverRun, a major car-free bridge construction project, is scheduled to be the city's largest recreational hub....
Fri June 22, 2018
Brasfield & Gorrie, University of Alabama Partner to Provide Construction Tech Experience
Brasfield & Gorrie recently enabled a select group of graduating seniors from The University of Alabama to enter the job market armed with resumes that include hands-on experience with emerging technologies in the construction field, including assembling and operating 3D printers....
Mon June 18, 2018
4Rivers Equipment to Sponsor The Big Dig Event
John Deere dealership, 4Rivers Equipment, will be sponsoring the American Cancer Society's 2018 Big Dig of Northern Colorado event, which will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Ritchie Bros....
Thu March 29, 2018
ConExpo-Con/AGG Takes Number One Spot in 'Top Trade Shows' List
ConExpo-Con/AGG has taken the number-one spot in the Top Trade Show list annually compiled by the Trade Show News Network (TSNN).
TSNN is the online information resource for the exhibitions and events industry and ranks the top trade shows in the United States by exhibit space size....
Mon March 26, 2018
3D Printing of Construction Equipment: 3 Things You Should Know
Visitors to ConExpo-Con/AGG and IFPE 2017 might have seen the unveiling of the world's first 3D-printed excavator at the event's inaugural Tech Experience.
It was more than just an attention-getter....
Fri February 02, 2018
World's First 3D-Printed House Coming Soon
Ground will soon break on the world's very first 3D-printed house in the woods by the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, Tenn. The WATG Urban design, which showcases a series of curved angles and windows, won the Freeform Home Design Challenge in 2016, inhabitat reported....