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Caterpillar Highlights Innovative Solutions for Its Customers at Bauma 2013

Apr 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

Apr 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

Apr 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.

Apr 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

Apr 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.

Apr 04, 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.

Apr 01, 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

Mar 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.

Mar 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.

Mar 08, 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.

Mar 05, 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

Feb 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

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Roof Hook is designed for stone-coated metal rooftops.

Feb 25, 2013

Stainless Steel Roof Hook for Stone Coat Steel Roof Tops uses 5 mm thick stainless steel with bends to work in standard set up for metal roof tops. Designed for longevity, 180° Stone-Coated Steel Roof Hooks feature thickness that lends to rigidity as well as resistance to environmental forces. Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Floor Scabbler prepares concrete without damaging substrate.

Feb 19, 2013

Designed with 11 one-piece piston Tungsten Carbide-tipped bush hammer heads that supply 24,000 total light blows/min, MHS11 Model 159.6051 provides concrete keying and laitance removal without damaging substrate below. Pneumatic floor scabbler has cutting width of 9 5/6 in. with production capacity of approximately 100 ft²/hr. Operating from single compressor and consuming 55 cfm of air at 90... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies

Roofing Shingles come in diamond-shaped and extra-large versions.

Feb 14, 2013

Along with Class 4 impact resistance, Grand Sequoia® IR Shingles feature oversized tabs, extra-large design, and rugged wood-shake look. Design passes UL 2218 Class 4 testing. Sienna™ Lifetime Designer Shingles, which feature diamond-shaped design, come in 4 custom colors and carry Class A fire rating. For maximum durability and wind resistance, all Lifetime Shingles incorporate... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Diesel Excavators combine power and interim Tier 4 compliance.

Feb 11, 2013

Powered by 6-cylinder diesel engines with respective 109 and 125 hp ratings, DX140LC-3 and DX180LC-3 can be customized for various working conditions. Excavators feature electronic fan clutch, multimodal Electronic Power Optimizing System, diesel-powered coolant heater and straight travel pedal options, Intelligent Floating Boom option, and ROPS cabin. Respectively, DX140LC-3 and... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers

Trimble PCS900 Paving Control System Helps Contractors Pave a More Accurate Concrete Surface While Eliminating Stringline and Minimizing Material Waste

Feb 11, 2013

New 3D Paving Control System Applies Proven Trimble Technology to Improve Slipform Paving Operations LAS VEGAS, Feb. 5, 2013 - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new configuration of the Trimble® PCS900 Paving Control System to improve paving operations for slipform pavers. Leveraging industry-leading Trimble total stations, on-machine positioning sensors and office software, the new 3D... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Loader Attachments facilitate asphalt preservation.

Jan 28, 2013

Bobcat® Asphalt Preservation Tools (APT) restoration system benefits those tasked with repairing potholes and other surface defects that develop in streets, highways, and parking lots. Powered by Bobcat loaders, attachments perform 3-step asphalt preservation process that seamlessly fuses recycled asphalt with surrounding asphalt to create strong, durable bond without cold joints or repeated... Read More

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

Molded Fiber Glass CP Starts Production on a New Round Form

Jan 25, 2013

Independence, KS- Molded Fiber Glass Construction Products (MFG CP), has begun production on a new round column form. The column forms will be sold for non-architectural uses such as light posts, parking lot lights, pipe lines and transmission lines. The advantages to the lower cost fiberglass base forms are you get multiple pours out of them, versus other single use forms. Additional advantages... Read More