Construction Equipment and Supplies

Construction Equipment & Supplies

PTO Trucks suit vacuum excavation applications.

February 9, 2016

Available on Ford or Freightliner chassis, HTV PTO Hydro Truck Vac Series features debris tanks ranging from 300–1,500 gallons. Power Take Off drives positive displacement vacuum blowers that produce 1,000–2,600 cfm. Units are standard with high pressure water system, full hydraulic rear claw door, reverse pressure, and Big Red filter housing that cleans air down to 0.5 microns before it passes back through vacuum pump. Air compressors and hydraulic booms are also available on most units. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Wheel Compactor suits cohesive and clay soil environments.

February 8, 2016

Engineered to safely compact fill material in trench as it is being back-filled, boom-mounted IHW Series features patent-pending locking wheel removal design that facilitates field accessibility to heavy-duty, sealed bearings by eliminating weld-type bearing encasements. Heavy-duty steel weldments with relief ports prevent material jam, while specially designed pads effectively penetrate trench fill and achieve bottom-up rather than top-down compaction. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Twisted Steel Micro Rebar targets tunneling market.

February 5, 2016

Unlike rebar and other forms of reinforcement, Helix 8-50 Twisted Steel Micro Rebar allows for efficient tensile stress re-distribution within concrete prior to concrete cracking. Product has nominal length of 2 in. and equivalent diameter of 0.30 in., which meets ASTM A820 - Type I specification. Technology uses continuous deformation along length of shaft in form of twisted ribs, providing continuous anchorage in concrete as opposed to smooth steel fibers that rely on small end hooks. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Spider Provides Access for Painting of St. Louis Mural

January 27, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, recently provided the suspended scaffolding solution for the painting of a custom 1,200 square foot mural on the exterior façade of a radio station’s headquarters in St. Louis. The talented muralist team from On the Wall Productions turned to Spider for a standard rental equipment solution to get them to the work. Spider provided two swing... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita to Bring New Solutions to World of Concrete 2016

January 25, 2016

Industry's biggest annual concrete trade show lands in Las Vegas next month Makita is bringing new solutions to the concrete and masonry industries' biggest annual trade show next month in Las Vegas. World of Concrete lands at the Las Vegas Convention Center on February 2-5, and Makita will be exhibiting at the outdoor Silver Lot area (booth O30043) with a dynamic, hands-on booth... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Beauty Meets Brawn as CertainTeed Debuts Stunning, Rock-Solid Product Innovations at 2016 International Builders' Show

January 20, 2016

Gorgeous stone and polymer siding innovations and world's strongest ½-inch wallboard will rock Las Vegas and wow show attendees MALVERN, Pa. - Industry-first, high performance technology and stunning natural artistry combine for a remarkable 'Beauty meets Brawn' CertainTeed exhibit at the 2016 International Builders' Show. North America's leading brand of building... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies

GAF to Exhibit New Products and Technologies at Upcoming International Builders' Show

January 18, 2016

PARSIPPANY, NJ — GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, will continue to have a considerable presence at the International Builders' Show, taking place January 19-21 in Las Vegas. The company will display products in booth C2108 in addition to offering education and insight on cutting-edge apps and technology to help professional builders and contractors grow their... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Power Tilting Coupler enables 180° of attachment movement.

January 14, 2016

Approved for variety of Doosan excavators, Power Tilting Coupler provides excavator flexibility and precision when digging trenches, performing general excavation tasks, and final grading. With coupler, operators can angle trenching or ditching bucket 67° left and right for up to 134° of flexibility. Coupler can work under or around objects, such as underground pipe, to complete excavating. Additionally, coupler can eliminate need for multiple attachments on jobsite. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Earthmoving Scraper targets mass market.

January 14, 2016

Able to mount onto Articulated Dump Truck chassis, in addition to agriculture or construction tractors, 28 yd³ Model 1228ADT can be used to self-load, transport, and eject material with single engine running. Operator is able to use responsive joystick control functionality inside Articulated Dump Truck, and digital display screen is included in cab for visual operating details. With ability to travel 30+ mph down haul roads, Model 1228ADT optimizes cycle time performance. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Mini Grapple is available for sub-compact tractors.

January 12, 2016

Used for handling debris, brush, or orchard prunings, CTMG-48S is designed for sub-compact tractors that use universal skid steer quick attach system. Gripping notches in both upper grapple and lower rake help retain loose materials. While 31 in. wide single upper grapple is made of 3/8 in. material, lower 48 in. wide rake has tines made from ½ in. material. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Severe-Duty Crawler Excavator Buckets handle abrasive materials.

January 11, 2016

Approved for use with DX140LC-5 through DX530LC-5 crawler excavators used in heavy digging and loading applications, severe-duty buckets come in pin-on or wedge-lock style and handle abrasive materials. Side cutters, shell bottom and side wear plates, and weld-on wear shroud are made of abrasive-resistant material, and reinforcing gussets strengthen machine-fitting joint on bucket. Offered in 18–72 in. widths, buckets also feature front wear pads, thick cutting edge, and rolled wear strap. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Bobcat Company to Showcase New skid-steer Loader at 2016 World of Concrete in Las Vegas

December 22, 2015

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Bobcat Company will display a number of compact equipment offerings in the Bobcat booth — C5479 — at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual World of Concrete in Las Vegas, February 2 – 5, 2016. On display will be the new Bobcat® T770 compact track loader, S595 skid-steer loader, and MT85 mini track loader. The T770 will be paired with the new 3D grade... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Adapter mounts skid steer type attachments to 3-pt tractor hitch.

December 18, 2015

Shipped with Cat I pull pins (7/8 in.), 3-pt hitch to skid steer adapter allows operator to mount skid steer type attachments to tractor's 3-pt hitch. Solution fits category I or II hitches, is quick hitch compatible, and features all-steel construction with plated handles, pins, and springs. When paired with Worksaver Category I hydraulic top link cylinder, unit helps operator find optimal working angle when using skid steer type attachments. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies

GAF Wins Gold Innovation Award for Second Straight Year

December 8, 2015

PARSIPPANY, NJ  - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to have again received the Gold Innovation Award in the Asphalt Roofing Shingles category by Home Builder Executive. GAF was acknowledged for its Glenwood™ Lifetime Designer Shingles, the company’s first triple-laminate shingle and the thickest available on the market. Glenwood™ Shingles offer all the... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Heavy-Duty Land Leveler supports legal road transport.

December 8, 2015

Ranging from 10–28 ft wide, K-Tec land leveler is designed for maintaining haul roads, precision site leveling, and field drainage. Standard features include walking axle; single, simplistic tilt; depth level gauge; and LED light package. Also compatible with dual GPS/laser for precision grading work, lever features moldboard curve design that optimizes rolling of dirt. Models come in Rigid frame or Flex hitch designs. Latter enables folding back of hitchpole for legal road transportation. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Green & Clean

Wall Construction System optimizes structural integrity.

December 8, 2015

With specifications that meet requirements for energy-efficient design and construction in National Building Code of Canada, HP+™ Wall System XR Series provides optimized structural integrity and thermal efficiency with minimal air leakage. Walls are no thicker than conventional walls and can be seamlessly integrated into conventional construction projects. System has been designed to meet or exceed requirements for nominal R-value up to 45.8. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Vac-Tron Offers New Way to Dig that will Save Lives

November 20, 2015

OKAHUMPKA, Fla. - There was another story in the news recently highlighting the danger of unsafe excavation and the much needed changes with how to locate and dig around gas and utility lines.  In Fresno County, CA, county workers were using a front end loader when a gas line was struck by the equipment, killing one man and injuring a dozen workers.  It's no question that if the line was... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

GAF to Be Featured in 2015 Greenbuild Unity Home at Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C.

November 17, 2015

Visit GAF at Booth #3137 and the Unity Home at Booth #2741 PARSIPPANY, NJ  - GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, in partnership with world-renowned builder Tedd Benson and Unity Homes, BUILDER magazine and the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announces that its EverGuard Extreme® TPO has been awarded a Material Health Certificate by the Cradle to Cradle... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Doosan to Showcase New Wheel Loader and Wheel Excavator at 2016 World of Concrete in Las Vegas

November 17, 2015

(WEST FARGO, N.D.) Doosan will display a variety of heavy equipment in its booth - C5487 - in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual World of Concrete in Las Vegas, February 2 – 5, 2016. On display will be the new DL220-5 wheel loader, paired with a Z-bar loader linkage arm, as well as an optional hydraulic quick coupler and pallet fork attachment. Also at... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Compact Excavators offer flail mower attachment.

November 6, 2015

Available for Bobcat E63, E80, and E85 excavators, Bobcat® 40 in. FMR Flail Mower Attachment provides optimal safety and performance in mowing and land-clearing applications. Attachment features triple-knife design, direct-drive motor for aggressive cutting, and compact deck for varying ground contours and hard-to-reach places. Side safety chain within housing unit helps deflect and contain debris, while rubber torsion disc absorbs stress forces encountered during operation. Read More