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Chicago Pneumatic Releases T4F 185 CFM Compressor to North American Market

Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment has released the CPS 185 KD T4F portable diesel compressor to the North American marketplace. The flexible and reliable 185 CFM compressor can be utilized for a wide range of general construction applications and is now available from authorized Chicago Pneumatic equipment dealers across the country.

Equipped with a water-cooled, 49 hp, 4-cylinder T4F Kubota engine, the 185 CFM compressor delivers a versatile solution for the construction market by hosting a multitude of pneumatic construction tools on the jobsite.

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CASE Construction Equipment Unveils “Diamond Dealer” Award Winners

CASE Construction Equipment has named its 2014 “Diamond Dealer” recipients as a part of its North American Construction Equipment Partnership Program.The award recognizes dealerships across the country for leadership and dedication in growing the CASE brand, and excellence in five categories, including performance, marketing and communications, product support, parts support and training.

This year’s winners are: State Equipment (Ky. and W.Va.), J.R. Brisson Equipment (Ontario), Kucera Construction Equipment (Ontario), Redhead Equipment (Saskatchewan), Crown Power & Equipment (Mo.), Luby Equipment Services (Mo. And Ill.), Eagle Power and Equipment (Pa. and Del.), Groff Tractor (Pa. and Md.), ASCO (Texas and N.M.), Nueces Power Equipment (Texas), Birkey’s Construction Equipment (Ill.), Burris Equipment Company (Ill.) and Service Motor Company (Wis.).

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This short 90 second video showcases the new direction and vision of Precision Scale. Focusing on a new truck scale manufacturing facility and revamped service department, this video will give you a quick glimpse of the exciting things that are happening at Precision Scale.

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Mack Fleet Management Services Improves Operational Efficiency

Mack Trucks recently launched Mack Fleet Management Services, its suite of software and technology offerings that, initially through Telogis, enhance operational performance for customers, reduce costs and increase safety.

Built on the Mack GuardDog Connect telematics solution platform, Mack Fleet Management Services is available on Mack Pinnacle, Granite and Titan by Mack models. Factory-installed hardware provides detailed vehicle information, including fleet and compliance management data, and eliminates the need for aftermarket hardware purchases and installation costs.

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Bandit Industries Announces Model 2550 Track Stump Grinder

Get on the right track with the new Model 2550 Track stump grinder from Bandit Industries. The introduction of this machine marks Bandit’s entry into track-mounted stump grinders in the 40-horsepower category, combining the popularity of the Model 2550XP self-propelled stump grinder with the versatility and go-anywhere mobility of a track-mounted machine.

“Adding tracks to the Model 2550 makes a great machine even better,” said Bandit Sales Manager Jason Morey. “This powerful, Bandit-designed drive system utilizes turf-friendly rubber tracks while providing low ground pressure for delicate lawns and surfaces. It is easy to transport, easy to maneuver, and designed for backyards as well as the back woods.”

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Honey, I Shrunk the Wheel Loader

With 1,600 individual pieces and the largest individual element ever created for the brand, the remote-control Volvo L350F wheel loader can lift more than 1kg in its bucket and drive over challenging terrain day in, day out – just like the real thing.

LEGO’s hands-on research

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Marco Chiarabelli Brings Worldwide Experience to Soilmec North America as New Corporate Sales Area Manager

Marco Chiarabelli - Soilmec New Corporate Sales Area Manager
Marco Chiarabelli - Soilmec New Corporate Sales Area Manager

Marco Chiarabelli has joined the Soilmec North America team as the new Corporate Sales Area Manager.

“Marco is a leader whose technical expertise is highly respected throughout the geotechnical and construction industry,” said Soilmec North America vice president Vincent Jue. “Marco’s worldwide experience gives him a keen understanding of what contractors need to provide their clients with high-quality projects. He’s managed large sales operations and complex technical projects in Europe and Asia. He’ll be a great asset to our Soilmec North America family of customers.”

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RM V550GO! Unites Several Crushing Processes in One Machine

Rubble Master’s RM V550GO! (shown here at a recent Demo Days in Austria) brings together the technology of a cone crusher and vertical shaft impactor (VSI) with the benefits of the company’s RM GO! technology. This fully mobile plant produces sand from waste material or post-crush processes reject gravel, or hard stone to make recycled aggregate. It is also a very good machine for processing waste aggregate (reject of 8 to 16 mm).

“This crusher is a revolution. It unites two machines in one. Now you only have to invest in one machine instead of what was previously two or three,” says Rubble Master (RM) sales partner Jean-Yves Voghel from Quebec, Canada.

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Thousands of Industry Professionals in Attendance at BC’s Big Iron Showcase

The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – took place the weekend of September 19th and 20th at TRADEX in Abbotsford. For the first time ever, the show was co-located with TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest commercial trucking show. A variety of industry professionals went to one or both shows, with 3,240 registered visitors attending the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show, combined with a considerable overflow from TRUXPO’s record-breaking 10,362 visitors.

“Things started off a little soggy on Friday but it cleared and was a good day with serious customers in attendance,” said Mark Cusack, National Show Manager. “Saturday started and finished strong with a steady stream of visitors who took their time in the big tent as well as the many outside displays.”

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Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. Expands and Continuous Growth Remains the Leading Business Objective.

Followed by the announcement of Peter Mayr as president of Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. in July 2013, the company’s new direction has focused on expanding its distribution network and on growing its presence in the United States.

Within the last year, Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. has implemented strategic organization measures to achieve its new distribution goals. It has streamlined and reorganized its sales and product support units to continue to strengthen its current partnerships and deliver solid support to its growing distribution network.

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JCB Opens New Parts Distribution Center in Chicago Area

JCB has officially opened its newest North American parts distribution center in Aurora, IL. This Chicago-area facility will serve as JCB’s main parts distribution center in North America, joining the company’s three other parts warehouses in Savannah, GA; Fontana, CA and Ontario, Canada.

“This new facility more than doubles our previous North American warehouse capacity, making it possible for us to stock more parts inventory in North America than ever before,” said Chris Giorgianni, vice president of parts and services for JCB North America. “Furthermore, by establishing our main parts distribution center in Chicago’s centralized location, we’ve been able to reduce transit times to our dealers. That means our North American customers will be able to more quickly get the parts they need to stay up and running.”

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