Terrafirma Equipment Sales & Rentals was started by Erich Janke and Sid Mason in 1967, originally incorporated as Terrafirma Enterprises.
Link-Belt has announced that Equipment Sales & Service Limited (ESS) has added British Columbia to its Link-Belt distributorship territory. Founded in 1946, Equipment Sales & Service Limited (ESS) is a third-generation family business that has been designated as one of Canada's best-managed companies since 2011. Their distributor agreement with Link-Belt Cranes for the territory of Alberta dates back to 1978.
Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Tetsuji Ohashi) and NVIDIA Corporation (CEO: Jensen Huang) are partnering to improve the safety and productivity of construction jobsite operations by introducing AI. The announcement was made during Huang's keynote speech at GTC Japan, an NVIDIA-sponsored GPU Technology Conference held in Tokyo.
With its large drum diameter and high compaction forces, the BOMAG BW 138 AD-5 tandem vibratory roller is the perfect all-round roller for paving contractors and municipalities. Its 54.3-in (1,380mm) rolling width makes short work of granular soil and asphalt compaction, efficiently tackling projects ranging from parking lot paving to county road repair to compaction of urban street developments.
Steelwrist, identified as Sweden's fastest growing manufacturing company above 100 MSEK, is also a fast-growing manufacturer of tiltrotators and quick couplers for excavators. The company is working to meet that pressure by investing in a fully automated production plant and moving its operations to Rosersberg, Sweden in 2018.
An affiliate of Stratford-Cambridge Group (SCG) has acquired Custom Equipment. Founded in 1981 as a welding and fabrication business, Custom first developed lifts for the cemetery and mausoleum markets which evolved into a full product range of scissor lifts and aerial work platforms for the construction and industrial markets featuring an electric drivetrain, low weight and high maneuverability.
The longest horizontal directional drilled (HDD) installation of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe in the United States and Canada was recognized as Project of the Year by the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI). The award was presented to PPI member company ISCO Industries at the association's annual membership meeting in May 2017. PPI is the major North American trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry,
Recycling Product News chatted with representatives from Rotochopper and Vermeer to learn about the latest horizontal grinder technology available and what to consider when making a purchase.
Two culverts on Highway 125 near Sainte-Julienne, 45 miles north of Montreal, Quebec, had failed almost entirely. Dirt and sediment accumulations had obstructed more than three-quarters of their flow capacity. Water seepage and pooling was jeopardizing the highway substructure's integrity.
While Tier 4 Final emissions standards created large disruptions in aerial rental, pending changes to the CSA B354 standards series - which covers all Canadian aerials - will have an even greater impact.
Guangxi Liugong Machinery Co., Ltd (LiuGong) announced a 546M RMB (85.24M USD) acquisition of 51% shares in Shanghai Jintai Engineering Machinery Co., Ltd. (Jintai) which was formerly held by Guangxi Liugong Group Corp. The deal can be traced back to the May of 2011 when LiuGong Group, parent company of LiuGong, signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Mechanical and Electrical Industry Co., Ltd and Shanghai Electric International Economic & Trading Co., Ltd, the 2 subsidiaries of Shanghai Electric (Group) Corp., and bought in a 51% share of Shanghai Jintai Engineering Machinery Co., Ltd.
CASE Construction Equipment has introduced several machine enhancements to its N Series backhoe loaders incorporated throughout the machine—from cab and drivetrain improvements to enhancements to the hydraulic and electrical systems. CASE has also made standard several options that were previously optional, and now offers an increased suite of factory options on all N Series backhoe loaders.
Caterpillar is expanding its Home and Outdoor Power product line with the introduction of a portable inverter generator. Inverter technology is a first in Caterpillar's long history of power generation. Caterpillar engineers designed the Cat INV2000 with consumer usability features, like an easy start switch, along with professional performance and safety features (OSHA compliant GFCI), making it a versatile generator for both contractor and recreation use. Caterpillar will also offer a parallel kit, enabling users to connect two INV2000 units together, to double power output.