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LOAD 60 TONS IN JUST FOUR PASSES WITH VOLVO

A bottleneck of haulers waiting to be loaded is inefficient. Idle machines burn unnecessary fuel, increase maintenance costs and decrease resale values when you're ready to trade them in.     

Watch: 1940s film walks through the steps of "Building a Highway"

Here's an interesting film for road builders to check out - a 1948 piece from Encyclopedia Britannica that provides a look at how highways were built back in the day. From scrapers pulled by one dozer and pushed by two, to metal stakes for concrete framing, to aggregate crushing - there's something here for everyone. Check out "Building a Highway."

POWR2 makes solar power mobile with new solar trailer

Because of the bulky nature and relative fragility of solar panels, it's typically difficult to effectively deploy solar systems quickly. Ground mount ballasted systems are cost effective, but take up a lot of space and require time consuming installation and wiring. For this reason, POWR2 has developed a 12-panel solar trailer for use in conjuncture with our POWRBANK Renewable Power System.

Wirtgen milling machines claim victory on Alabama racetrack

Two W 210 Fi milling machines from Wirtgen have claimed a victory at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. With 766 PS, the two large milling machines from Wirtgen can hold their own in the face of the engine power of the race cars and motorcycles that otherwise battle to come in a few hundredths of a second ahead of each other on the 3.7-km circuit.

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DPL Telematics releases battery powered GPS tracking system for remote asset monitoring

DPL Telematics has released the AssetView Max tracking system. AssetView Max is an advanced solution for wireless monitoring and remote tracking of any powered or unpowered asset to improve logistics, manage inventory and curb theft. The long lasting, portable GPS unit is completely self-contained and may be hidden on any asset, installing in seconds. 

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