Construction Equipment and Supplies

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Software

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

Jan 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.

Jan 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.

Jan 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

Jan 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

Jan 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

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Doosan to Exhibit Wheel Loader and Reduced Tail Swing Excavator at 2015 World of Concrete in Las Vegas

Dec 15, 2014

WEST FARGO, N.D. — At the 2015 World of Concrete, Doosan will exhibit a DX140LCR-3 reduced tail swing crawler excavator with hydraulic breaker attachment, and a DL250TC-3 wheel loader with pallet fork attachment. About the DX140LCR-3 crawler excavator The reduced tail swing Doosan DX140LCR-3 crawler excavator is designed to work close to buildings and in confined areas, such as roadways,... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Hydraulic Excavator features EPA Tier 4 Final engine.

Dec 11, 2014

With net 196 hp, Model PC290LC-11 is powered by Komatsu SAA6D107E-3 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified. Engine integrates Selective Catalyst Reduction, further reducing NOx emissions using DEF. Utilizing Variable Speed Matching technology, engine speed adjusts based on hydraulic pump output for both light and heavy-duty applications. Excavator is also equipped with KOMTRAX®... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Compact Excavator maximizes productivity in confined spaces.

Dec 10, 2014

With 9 ft 8 in. max digging depth and 4,079 lb bucket breakout, 6,217 lb and 4 ft 11.1 in. wide model 250Z features standard track drive system, Zero-Tail-Swing design, and 20.4 hp, electronically-controlled Yanmar Tier IV emissions-certified diesel engine. No engine regeneration is required, and electric glow plug starting aid facilitates cold weather starting. Other features include joystick... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Compact Excavator maximizes productivity in confined spaces.

Dec 04, 2014

With 9 ft 8 in. max digging depth, 4 ft 11.1 in. wide Z25 is powered by 20.4 hp, electronically controlled Yanmar Tier IV-certified diesel engine and has Zero-Tail-Swing design. Operator can select standard ISO or optional backhoe control pattern. Proportional auxiliary hydraulic rocker switch with detent on joystick lets operator adjust hydraulic flow for precise attachment performance while... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers

Crane Radio Control offers multi-transmitter operation.

Dec 02, 2014

Meeting requirements of EN 300 328 V 1.8.1 radio standard, Demag Remote Control (DRC) D3 handheld transmitters allow up to 40 radio systems to operate in close vicinity without any interference or drop-outs. Adaptive radio transmission automatically checks whether channel is available and utilizes frequency hopping to avoid interference/manipulation. Also, operators can log on up to 3... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Hydraulic Excavator incorporates intelligent machine control.

Dec 01, 2014

Applicable from rough digging to finish grading, PC210LCi-10 is powered by Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and carries EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions ratings. Intelligent Machine Control system includes GNSS antennas; stroke-sensing hydraulic cylinders for boom, arm, and bucket; and Inertial Measurement Unit for real-time bucket edge positioning. Control function extends guidance... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Doosan Expands Heavy Equipment Lineup with the Addition of Three Tier 4-compliant Crawler Excavators

Dec 01, 2014

(WEST FARGO, N.D.) -- Doosan has added to its Tier 4 compliant crawler excavator lineup with the DX420LC-5, DX490LC-5 and DX530LC-5. The three new excavators feature increased performance, operator-focused comfort, fuel efficiency, unmatched reliability and durability. The new Tier 4 compliant excavators replace the interim Tier 4 (iT4) DX420LC-3, DX490LC-3 and DX530LC-3. Doosan DX420LC-5,... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Production Flow on RoundTracks: STROTHMANN Implement Assembly Line for Haas Grinding Machines

Nov 28, 2014

Introducing one-piece flow assembly, Haas Schleifmaschinen from Trossingen, Germany, have improved the quality of their production planning and cut down throughput time. The new assembly line consists of nine stations. Every three days, the assemblies are moved one station ahead. Therefore, customers can be given the precise acceptance date seven weeks before the start of final assembly.... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Crawler Dozer features Tier 4 Final engine.

Nov 26, 2014

Rated at 354 hp net, Model D155AX-8 is powered by Komatsu SAA6D140E-7 engine, which is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified. Dozer has 12.3 yd³ SIGMADOZER® blade with frontal design for digging and rolling material at center. With KOMTRAX® technology, data such as fuel levels, operating hours, and maintenance alerts are relayed to web application for analysis. Additional features include... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Euro/Global Adapters enhance tractor loader capabilities.

Nov 25, 2014

Both weld-on kit, which consists of individual left and right hand brackets to be welded to attachment, and weld-on heavy duty plate of 5/16 in. steel, which incorporates hooks for applications requiring solid surface, allow non-Euro/Global attachments to be used with tractor loaders that utilize Euro/Global tool carriers. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies

New Fulton Center Subway Ceiling Panels from Stromberg Architectural

Nov 20, 2014

Keeping Commuters Connected with GFRC Ceiling Panels in NY City Subway Lower Manhattan, New York City – The recent opening of the new Fulton Center was a culmination of seven years of construction including delays and cost overruns. Perseverance has paid off for this $1.4 billion modern upgrade to New York's transportation network. It has dramatically improved the transit experience for... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

FibaTape® Extra Strength Tape is Granted Design Patent

Nov 18, 2014

Grand Island, NY – FibaTape, the world’s first and leading fiberglass mesh drywall tape brand, has been granted patent approval on their Extra Strength Tape. The FibaTape Extra Strength fiberglass mesh tape is a multidirectional tape for reinforcing joints. Designed to increase structural integrity and joint strength, the tape is ideal for demanding applications. The patent was granted... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

John Deere and Trimble Introduce Trimble Ready Factory Option for GP Motor Graders

Nov 06, 2014

LAS VEGAS – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the introduction of a Trimble Ready® factory option for John Deere GP Motor Graders. GP Motor Graders that ship from the John Deere factory are now ready for the installation of the Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System, which can significantly reduce the cost and complexity of the installation for the contractor. The announcement was... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Transportation Industry Products

Wood Chippers are available in PTO 3 point versions.

Oct 27, 2014

Accommodating different power requirements to suit various workloads and tractor models, PTO 3 point wood chippers offer task adaptability with ability to chip branches and tree trunks. These chipper shredder models, designed to facilitate transport after connection to tractors, also reduce work load via auto-feeding of branches into chipper bin. After wood is fed into chipper bin, machine... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Safety & Security Equipment

Lightweight Self Retracting Lifeline allows freedom of movement.

Oct 24, 2014

Targeting professional contractors, builders, and safety professionals, Max Patrol Self Retracting Lifeline provides freedom of movement on job without lock-up that can inhibit user's range of motion. Line-lock performance allows smooth movement and accelerated lock out protection, while WebAlert™ brightly colored internal webbing shows when product is damaged and needs to be taken... Read More