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CASE Extends 0/60 Financing on Skid Steers/CTLs

CASE has extended 0/60 financing on its entire line of skid steers and compact track loaders, including the powerful new TV450 CTL. The newest and largest CASE CTL ever built features an industry leading 9,188 pounds of breakout force, and optional high-flow (3,450 psi at 39.5 gpm) and enhanced high-flow (4,000 psi at 35 gpm) hydraulics for high-power attachments.

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eRoutes 3.0 asphalt delivery solution from Caterpillar and Trimble set for release

Caterpillar Inc. and Trimble Inc. have released eRoutes 3.0, a subscription-based plug-and-play digital telemetry solution designed specifically to serve the asphalt paving industry. The addition of eRoutes technology gives customers a proven, scalable process control solution that helps coordinate and synchronize the timely delivery of asphalt to the job site, a key to paving efficiency and quality.

Contractors hit compaction quality targets with Cat COMMAND

Caterpillar has announced the release of Cat COMMAND for Compaction, an operator-assisted technology that automates the soil compaction process and helps contractors achieve compaction quality. The COMMAND for Compaction system is available for use on select Cat vibratory soil compactors as a dealer installed kit on both new and existing B-Series machines.

New generation of pneumatic tire rollers

The HP series of pneumatic tire rollers is packed with technical innovations and further developments. Hamm has developed a common platform as the basis for all model variants in every market throughout the world. In addition, there are important innovations affecting the operator's platform, the water and additive sprinkling system as well as the ballasting.

Neal Manufacturing's High-Volume Road Maintenance Vehicle boasts efficient, clog-free movement of material

Neal Manufacturing, a division of Blastcrete Equipment LLC and a manufacturer of asphalt pavement preservation equipment, offers its High-Volume Road Maintenance Vehicle for maximum efficiency and high-quality results on large road projects. With innovative features and in-cab controls for key variables, the High-Volume Road Maintenance Vehicle allows for fast, precise sealcoat application, even with larger aggregate mixes.

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New construction management tools from Earthwave cut inefficiencies

Earthwave introduces their new Construction Management Solution (CMS), a wireless telematics system developed specifically for "yellow iron" construction projects.  The new GS-364 hardware platform connects directly to the computer/bus of off-road equipment, delivering real-time data from pavers, excavators, loaders, dozers, and virtually any other construction tool.  Actionable data, including hour-meter readings, RPMs (is machine idle or working), fuel usage, temperatures, asset auto-assignment to job and more, is delivered from the jobsite to a phone, tablet or laptop.  This allows users to monitor, manage, and optimize equipment, personnel and workflows, streamlining projects and enhancing profitability.  Earthwave's Construction Management Solution was developed specifically for the heavy construction industry and is ideal for off-road construction projects of all sizes and types.

Steel River Equipment of Steel River Group, Canada, joins Ironworks Beta Program to use first comprehensive heavy equipment cost management system

Ironworks has announced the addition of a Canadian construction group's equipment division to its roster of beta program participants for Ironworks, described as the world's first comprehensive, cloud-based equipment cost management system for infrastructure contractors. 

Technology keeps workers safe, equipment running and projects on schedule in remote locations

High demands, tough terrains, challenging weather conditions. Operators work across a vast array of conditions, so not only do they need to know how to use a variety of equipment but they also need the skills to operate that equipment in various environments, temperatures and conditions. 

Four ways to maximize the profit potential of telematics

While telematics adoption has been slowly on the rise in the construction industry, the majority of fleet owners are primarily using only its most basic functionality to manage service intervals and react to alarm codes. Although helpful, this basic use is only scratching the surface of the technology's capabilities and profit potential. 

Viewpoint unveils analytics package for One Construction Management Suite

Viewpoint, a Trimble Company, unveiled a data platform providing self-service reporting and predictive analytical capabilities to contractors. Called Viewpoint Analytics, the solution will enable contractors to track operational and financial performance of their projects, processes, people and ultimately, their business. Previewed at the Viewpoint Collaborate Conference in Portland, Ore., the platform uses real-time information entered from the field to analyze projects and help clients achieve on-time, on-budget performance.

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