KANSAS CITY, MO – Fairbanks Scales, Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, showcased a wealth of state of the art industrial scales at Waste Expo 2017, May 9-11, 2017. Visitors to booth No. 3837 viewed Fairbanks Scales’ latest groundbreaking innovations in weighing equipment, including the Talon HVX heavy duty truck scale, equipped with the innovative Intalogix Lightning/Power Surge Protection system. The HVX Cut-a-way Field Pour will be on display at the Fairbanks booth, along with the Fairbanks Access Solutions (FBAS) Entry Station and the 1605RF remote display. [Read more…]
by Lonnie Fritz, Heavy Construction Industry Consultant; Caterpillar Inc.
Most contractors agree that project success is largely determined by four factors: time, cost, quality and safety. But there isn’t a “one size fits all” approach. The same is true of technology, in that each company’s journey is unique. In this article, Caterpillar will help you take a quick look at key areas where technology can make a difference. [Read more…]
MOLINE, IL — Designed to take advantage of the improved performance capabilities and boom design of the G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs), John Deere now offers a 90-inch light material high capacity bucket (LM90) as part of the ever expanding lineup of Worksite Pro™ attachments. It features a high back for maximum capacity to cut through piles of snow, mulch or other light materials in large quantities, significantly reducing cycle times versus smaller size buckets. [Read more…]
LIVERMORE, CA- CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, THE NETHERLANDS — Topcon Positioning Group announces an update to its entry level machine control system for excavation — the X-52. The 2D system is designed to offer cost effective indicate grade control. [Read more…]
ERIE, PA — When properly installed and operated, SafeHold® Permanent Lifting Magnets from Eriez® are safer and more efficient than other mechanical material handling devices. Customers who have upgraded to SafeHold magnets from older manual magnets report decreased workplace injuries and increased productivity. [Read more…]
Komptech Americas, one of the original demonstrators of equipment for the USCC’s Equipment and Demonstration Days, is proud to announce its commitment to become the Headline Sponsor of the USCC 26th Annual Conference & Tradeshow. [Read more…]
The gathering place of the shingle recycling industry is the Shingle Recycling Forum, the eighth edition of the event is Oct. 17-18, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The program for the forum is completed, and includes sessions on an overview of the industry, current recycled asphalt shingle (RAS) mix designs for asphalt, how to work with a state DOT to use RAS in the highway environment, and alternative markets for RAS. [Read more…]
Attendees can see CBI’s wood grinders, wood chippers, stump shear, and the log & stump screw.
Bangor, ME – Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) will be exhibiting at the 2017 Northeastern Forest Products Expo next week and will run live demonstrations of wood grinders, wood chippers, and the latest forestry attachments. CBI will be stationed at booth X-5 displaying the Magnum Force 6800BT Horizontal Grinder, the Magnum Force 5800BT Horizontal Grinder, the ChipMax 484B Portable Wood Chipper, the Stump Shear, and the Log & Stump Screw. [Read more…]