Strongco Corporation has announced the appointment of Oliver Nachevski, formerly Vice President, Construction Equipment, to the position of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Alta Equipment Company joined with local, state, national and international officials and business representatives Tuesday morning, July 17, to officially break ground on the new Gordie Howe International Bridge at an invite-only ceremony in Detroit.
Mack Trucks has expanded the availability of a pre-wire option for equipment from Lytx - a global leader in video telematics - to the Mack Granite model. Mack made the announcement during a ride and drive event featuring Lytx DriveCam equipped Mack models in Fontana, California.
A combination of competitive products and high demand in most markets saw Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) report net sales in the second quarter of 2018 that were up by almost a third, rising 32% compared to the same period in the year before. Good cost control as volumes return also resulted in strong improvement in profitability.
With 12 million tons of tear-off roofing material being generated each year in the United States, and increased regulations, the industry demands efficient recyclers. Efficiency is second nature to A-1 Sandrock. The company has rose to the challenge over the last few years, growing their shingle disposal program into a massive operation that's convenient for roofers, communities, North Carolina, and the surrounding states.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated presented Synchro, a 4D construction modelling solution, at Microsoft Inspire, Microsoft's annual partner conference in Las Vegas. The use of Synchro as part of a mixed-reality construction management solution for FC Barcelona's Espai Barça sports stadium project was featured during the Mixed Reality (MR) and the Cloud session at the conference.
Texas-based Metroplex Sand & Gravel company has been enjoying the benefits of the CDE modular approach to wet processing equipment. The company has recently exercised the option to move its sand washing plant to a new site at Resolve Aggregates in Ravenna, Texas, once its production objectives were attained at its initial Fort Worth site after 16 months.
Bridgestone Americas is investing $12 million to expand production to include popular off-the-road (OTR) tire sizes at its Bloomington, Ill., plant. The plant will produce multiple sizes and patterns in 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires, which until now have only been produced by Bridgestone in Japan.
The Windsor-Detroit trade corridor is the busiest commercial land border crossing and an important trade and transportation route between Canada and the United States. As a safe and essential additional crossing option at this important corridor, the Gordie Howe International Bridge will ensure people and goods move safely and smoothly between the two countries.
Never Idle LLC, the contractor-to-contractor marketplace, has acquired FleetRight, Inc., which will now operate as Never Idle. Never Idle's mission is to empower contractors by building a heavy-equipment marketplace comprised solely of their peers where they can rent, buy and sell equipment. Members have access to a vast fleet of Never Idle Network equipment, broadening their options to meet their equipment needs. Never Idle is already in operation throughout the upper Midwest with plans to be available nationwide within two years.
SENNEBOGEN has introduced the new 855 E model to its line-up of material handlers, which the company says completes the largest product line of purpose-built material handlers worldwide. With an operating weight of approx. 160,000 lb. (72.5 tons) the new 855 features reach packages from 59 to 68 feet (18 to 21 meters), a powerful 305 HP (227 kW) Cummins Tier 4f diesel engine as well as SENNEBOGEN's "Green Hybrid" technology. The new 855 E as well as all other models are available as rubber tired, crawler and stationary versions and can be equipped with diesel engines or electric motors, applicable for a range of applications, including port and recycling.