Construction Equipment and Supplies

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Paints & Coatings

End of Winter Could Mean Leaky Roofs and the Need for Repairs and Coatings

March 20, 2015

Flat roofs that are found at plants, factories and other industrial buildings will almost inevitably end up with leaks at some point in their history.  Pumpcoat~PCI Contractors gets several calls for leaks, roof repairs and coatings each season. Areas on roofs where something sticks up from the roof  - like piping, vents, exhaust fans, etc. are called penetrations. Anywhere there is a... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, HVAC

Hydraulic Oil Cooler Attachment enhances skid steer performance.

March 5, 2015

Attached to skid steer cab roof for minimal susceptibility to vibration, back pressure, debris, and impact damage, Cool Flow reduces risk of overheating in skid steers and hydraulically powered attachments in demanding applications and hot work environments. Thermostat-controlled fan automatically provides adequate cooling to system when needed. With 40 gpm max flow capacity, unit allows full... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Green & Clean

Roofing Membranes adhere strongly during low-temperature installs.

February 27, 2015

UltraPly™ TPO SA and RubberGard™ EPDM SA are odor- and VOC-free and available with Secure Bond™ Technology, which ensures adhesion coverage across entire roofing membrane to maximize bond strength during installation in temperatures from 20 to 120°F. This enables contractors to install fully adhered system any time of year regardless of weather. Eliminating need to apply... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Quadex Rebrands as Result of Expanding Product and Service Offerings

February 26, 2015

New look, new technology and new products driving business growth. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Quadex, one of the nation's leading providers of protective coating and lining materials to the wastewater infrastructure market, is launching a rebranding campaign associated with its strategic expansion of products and services. The campaign will introduce Quadex's new direction, including a new... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Makita Rocks World of Concrete 2015

February 25, 2015

Makita delivers new tools, new accessories, and plenty of concrete for hands-on demonstrations La Mirada, CA – Over 50,000 concrete professionals converged on Las Vegas earlier this month for the World of Concrete trade show -- and Makita was ready with an array of new concrete tools and accessories, with hands-on demonstrations for attendees to feel the difference for themselves. Over 50,000... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Crawler Excavator integrates fuel efficiency-improving technology.

February 20, 2015

Powered by 184 hp (net), Tier 4-compliant diesel engine, DX255LC-5 offers 32 ft 9 in. max digging reach (ground), 22 ft 4 in. max digging depth, and 23 ft max loading height. Operating weight is 57,752 lb, and respective bucket and arm digging force ratings are 39,463 and 28,219 lbf. Along with 4 power modes and 4 work modes, features include selectable Smart Power Control (SPC), 7 in. LCD... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers

Grade Control System improves excavator performance, productivity.

February 20, 2015

Bobcat Depth Check system is available for use with Bobcat® E32, E32i, E35, E35i, E42, E45, E50, and E55 compact excavators (standard or long-arm iterations). Sensor on trenching or grading bucket, sensor on arm, and sensor on boom connect to instrument panel inside cab to track precise location of bucket teeth. Accuracy of ±0.5 in. eliminates need for excavator operators to stop... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Hydraulic Excavator combines productivity and efficiency.

February 6, 2015

With 78,645–80,547 lb operating weight, PC360LC-11 is powered by 257 hp Komatsu SAA6D114E-6 EPA Tier 4 Final emissions-certified engine. KOMTRAX® technology relays machine information, and Operator Identification System reports key operating information for multiple operators. Along with enhanced power mode, cab features reinforced box structure framework and color, 7... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Modular Suspended Platform provides stable access to projects.

February 2, 2015

With 2,000 lb load capacity, Spider Knockdown Mod fits into hard-to-reach working spaces for various construction, maintenance, restoration, painting, and inspection applications performed at height. Suspended scaffolding features built-in toeboards, adjustable guardrails, and one step self-locking pins. Aluminum extrusion components extend product's life by resisting corrosion caused by... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Moisture-Cure Pourable Sealant requires no mixing.

February 2, 2015

Designed for use with M-Curb™ Pitch-Pan System in built-up and modified bitumen roof systems, M-Thane™ One-Part Pourable Sealant can be applied in damp and cold as well as dry climates. Polyether sealant is solvent-free with less than 25 g/l VOC and does not outgas or bubble up on damp surfaces. Made up of 100% solids, self-leveling product will not shrink and can be applied at temperatures... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Major Auto Manufacturer Purchases Four Additional SMARTON® Cranes from Konecranes

February 2, 2015

Springfield, OH – Konecranes smarter where it matters crane is finding its niche in the automotive industry. A major auto manufacturer has purchased four Konecranes SMARTON® process duty CMAA Class D cranes for a stamping plant expansion. Konecranes, a global leader in overhead crane technology, has over 80 years experience with heavy duty lifting applications, as well as the worlds... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Diagnostics System provides crane analysis in real-time.

January 27, 2015

Consisting of interface that is integrated into crane installation, and associated software to visualize crane status, Demag StatusControl lets users access all relevant operating data with mobile devices based on Windows. System analyzes and interprets actual condition of cranes and hoist units on basis of comparative data and pre-defined threshold values. With color code based on traffic... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies

GAF Announces Installation of Premium Roofing System on New Corporate Headquarters

January 26, 2015

PARSIPPANY, NJ – GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, has recently completed an extensive roof replacement project at its new corporate headquarters at 1 Campus Drive in Parsippany, New Jersey. GAF is in the process of relocating to the new property, which has been completely renovated with the highest-quality products in all areas - including, of course, the roof. GAF worked... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Calculated Industries Introducing Two New Tools for Builders at IBS/NAHB Show in Las Vegas

January 26, 2015

Construction Master Plus EZ and Laser Dimension Master 130 give builders fast, accurate calculations and measurements. CARSON CITY, Nev. – Calculated Industries (CI) is introducing its newest tools for builders at the National Association of Home Builders 2015 International Builders' show, which takes place January 20-23 in Las Vegas. The Construction Master Plus EZ (CMP EZ) is the... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Modular Work Platform is designed for safety, versatility.

January 22, 2015

Holding up to 2,000 lb, PowerMod fits into hard-to-reach working spaces and provides safe, secure, and stable access for construction, maintenance, restoration, painting, and inspection, and other projects performed at elevated heights. This modular, knockdown, suspended platform offers built-in toeboards, adjustable guardrails, and one-step, self-locking pins that facilitate transportation and... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Software

Trimble Debuts New Rapid Positioning System to Simplify Layout for Building Contractors

January 22, 2015

MUNICH – Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the Trimble® Rapid Positioning System, a simplified layout solution for building construction professionals. The Trimble Rapid Positioning System includes the Trimble RPT600 Layout Station to layout points and capture as-built measurements and Trimble Field Link 2D software running on a performance tablet to control the layout station. The... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers

Control System supports winch and crane drives.

January 20, 2015

Featuring plug-and-play interface, Winch and Crane Control System is designed especially for use in harsh environments, as it can withstand large temperature changes as well as vibrations and shocks. In software, designer can access standardized modules for control function. Integrated security features ensure compliance with required safety level. Designer can freely choose degree of... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Services

Custom Capstocks meet diverse color and weathering needs.

January 12, 2015

Using polymer alloy technology, Custom-Formulated Capstocks impart weather resistant performance in outdoor building products such as fences and decking. Coextruded surface compounds meet requirements for rigid PVC and polyolefins, while providing colors from basic outdoor white to assortment of very dark colors. Products are available that yield variegated surface, with toners that provide rich... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Manitou Americas Receives 2014 Top 100 New Product Award from Construction Equipment Magazine for the MRT Series Privilege Plus Rotating Telescopic Handlers

January 12, 2015

Manitou’s MRT Series Privilege Plus Rotating Telescopic Handlers received the 2014 “Top 100 New Products” award from Construction Equipment magazine. This is the second award this year for the MRT Series product line, which also received the 2014 LLEAP award from Lift and Access Magazine for material handling. The MRT Series Privilege Plus features impressive lift heights up to 80 feet 8.5... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies

GAF to Be Featured on Two Episodes of Popular DIY Network Show, Rev Run's Renovation

January 12, 2015

Episodes will air on Saturday, January 10th and Saturday, January 24th at 10 p.m. EST/ 9:00 p.m. Central PARSIPPANY, NJ — GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, is excited to announce its participation in two episodes of the popular DIY Network television show, Rev Run's Renovation. The January 10th episode will feature the installation of GAF Camelot® Lifetime Designer... Read More