Construction Equipment and Supplies

Adhesives & Sealants, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Green & Clean, Services

Grace Preprufe® Meets Waterproofing Challenge at $5.5 Billion Msheireb Downtown Doha Project

April 30, 2013

At the $5.5 billion 'Downtown Doha' development in Qatar, Grace Construction Products' Preprufe® waterproofing membrane has been specified to provide a proven, practical and reliable waterproofing solution. Said to be 'the world's first sustainable downtown regeneration project' and designed and built by Msheireb Properties, the country's leading sustainable developer, the 76 acre development... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers

Paving Control System eliminates stringlines.

April 26, 2013

Using SPS930 Universal Total Station, PCS900 v2.1 Paving Control System for Milling Machines can hot swap, or automatically and instantly transition, to next total station without stopping machine, ensuring smooth milled surface at transition point. CAN-based paving control solution communicates directly with factory-installed 2D systems from most asphalt milling machine manufacturers and... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Sandvik Selects Volvo Penta Power-Generation Systems for New Tertiary Crushers

April 25, 2013

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Sandvik Construction has selected Volvo Penta power-generation engines for its new electric-powered track-mounted tertiary crushers. The new UH450E tertiary crusher was developed by Sandvik in response to market demand and special requests from customers for an electric-powered system. The new-generation UH450E is powered by a Volvo Penta TAD1651GE power-generation engine... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Non-Explosive Cracking Agent aids concrete demolition.

April 24, 2013

Using Cracker, standard demolition can be carried out accurately without need for special equipment or preconditions. Product is virtually noiseless and free from vibration, as well as ecologically friendly. Supplied in powder form and sealed in vacuum packed heavy-duty plastic bags, Cracker is mixed with water and poured into spaced, pre-drilled vertical holes. After reaction time,... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Transportation Industry Products

Commercial Vehicle Group Announces New Caterpillar Business

April 23, 2013

NEW ALBANY, Ohio – Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGI), a leading supplier of fully integrated system solutions for the global commercial vehicle market, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract to supply seating to the Caterpillar® Building Construction Products Division.  The seating, designed specifically to meet the needs of vehicle operators, will... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Construction Training Simulator Allows Operators to Master Trimble Grade Control without Using Valuable Machine Time and Fuel

April 19, 2013

MUNICH - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced a new construction grade control simulator for accelerated and cost-effective training of dozer operators. The simulator enables SITECH® Technology Dealers to deliver Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System training in a safe and realistic environment that resembles a dozer cab - without using valuable machine time and fuel on the construction... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Caterpillar Highlights Innovative Solutions for Its Customers at Bauma 2013

April 19, 2013

Technology solutions and more than 70 products on display to showcase theme "Committed to Your Success. All Day. Every Day." MUNICH - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and its German dealer, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, are exhibiting the latest Cat® machines, work tools and engines to thousands of visitors beginning today at the world's largest construction industry trade show, bauma 2013. They'll... Read More

Automatic ID, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Trimble and Manitowoc Introduce a New Generation of Collision Avoidance Systems for Cranes

April 19, 2013

Innovation, Technology and Domain Experience Transform the Lifting Industry MUNICH – Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and Manitowoc Cranes introduced today Manitowoc Falcon - a new generation of collision avoidance solution for cranes. Manitowoc Falcon combines precision GNSS with collision avoidance technology to provide real time, centimeter-level positioning for multiple cranes working on a... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

B&R at Bauma 2013 in Munich

April 18, 2013

Modular automation system for the construction machinery industry At bauma 2013 from April 15-21, B&R will be presenting its full range of mobile automation solutions in Hall D / Booth D1.216. The highlight of B&R's bauma appearance will be two of the technology leader's latest developments. With its new MA170 control and I/O systems, B&R is mixing things up in the field of construction machinery... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Skid Steer Adapter maximizes loader versatility.

April 18, 2013

Featuring all welded design with plated handles, springs, and lock pins, Skid Steer Adapter is designed to allow skid steer type attachments on tractors with IH Model 2250 and 2255 loaders with pin-on buckets retained by 1 1/8 in. pins. Customers can easily switch attachments between skid steer loader and tractor loader. Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Safety & Security Equipment

Grainger® Adds the PS DOORS Ladder Safety Gate to Its Facility Safety and Management Product Roster

April 16, 2013

GRAND FORKS, ND – Ladder Safety Gates from PS DOORS are now available through Grainger®, a leading broad-line distributor of maintenance repair and operating products. By partnering with Grainger, the PS DOORS Ladder Safety Gate will be available and easily accessible across the United States, Canada and Mexico to a wide variety of customers, ranging from small companies to national... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Compact Track Loader features operating capacity of 2,500 lb.

April 4, 2013

Driven by 74.3 hp Tier IV-compliant Deutz turbo-diesel engine, Model RT250 delivers up to 243 lb-ft of torque, up to 14,317 lb of tractive effort, and lift height of 128 ½ in. Loader features Automatic Track Tensioning System that eliminates need for manually tensioning tracks before operation. By sensing machine load electronically, AntiStall technology continuously monitors and adjusts... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Tandem Roller offers optional compaction measurement.

April 1, 2013

Available on BW138AD-5 Tandem Vibratory Roller, ECONOMIZER system provides real-time data, allowing continuous control of compaction process. ECONOMIZER uses acceleration sensor to measure stiffness of target material across compacted area. Data from sensor is instantly displayed via 10 yellow LED lights on roller’s instrument panel, with number of illuminated lights increasing in conjunction... Read More

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

GAF Roof Featured in Gold Award Winner of ARMA's QARC Program

March 27, 2013

WAYNE, NJ – GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to have been featured with a winning project in ARMA's (Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association) 2013 Quality Asphalt Roofing Case Study Program (QARC). The QARC program seeks to recognize industry professionals who use asphaltic roofing and to document successful projects that illustrate the benefits of asphalt roofing... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Mechanical-Drive Riding Trowel combines power and ergonomics.

March 21, 2013

Suited for large and small contractors, MSP 455 is powered by 40 hp, air-cooled, gasoline engine and incorporates heavy-duty gearboxes and spiders, hydraulic power steering with independent manual pitch controls, and torque converter clutch system. Raised operator platform and hydraulic joystick positioning promote ergonomics, while two 46 in. dia, 5-blade, non-overlapping rotors operate at... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Curvilinear Track System comes in unlimited 2D shapes.

March 8, 2013

Completely seamless and free running, HepcoMotion® PRT2 1-Trak eliminates possibility of misalignment during installation or in service. Entire track element is manufactured from single piece of steel, with or without base plate, and features 3-bearing wheel plate. Wheel plates can carry loads from 67–51,000 N, and tracks can be made up to 5.5 x 1 m or 1.9 m square. Track systems can be... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Single-Drum Vibratory Rollers meet Tier 4i regulations.

March 5, 2013

Designed for compaction of granular and cohesive soils, BW211D-50 smooth drum roller and BW211PD-50 padfoot roller are powered by Tier 4i compliant, 120 hp Deutz diesel engine that features ECOMODE to conserve fuel. BW211D-50 generates 53,100 lb of centrifugal force in high amplitude and 32,141 lb in low amplitude, while BW211PD-50 provides respective centrifugal forces of 61,825 lb and 37,434... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics, Services

Key Electronics Chooses Cogiscan for Factory Wide Traceability

February 26, 2013

BROMONT, CANADA — Cogiscan Inc., the leading track, trace and control solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, announces that it was selected by Key Electronics, Inc. to expand its existing traceability structure into a complete Track, Trace and Control system that spans the entire factory.  In early 2012, Key Electronics purchased two new Juki pick-and-place lines... Read More