Tag: heavy construction equipment

Heavy construction equipment refers to heavy-duty vehicles, specially designed for executing construction tasks, most frequently ones involving earthwork operations. They are also known as heavy machines, heavy trucks, construction equipment, engineering equipment, heavy vehicles, or heavy hydraulics.

Three Minutes With John Deere CEO Sam Allen

Three Minutes With John Deere CEO Sam Allen

John Deere & Company was founded in 1837 with a polished-steel plow. In 1918, the company bought the maker of Waterloo Boy tractors, and the tractor became Deere’s basic product. Nearly 100 years later, John Deere celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2012 with net sales and revenue of more than

VisionLink® Expands its Mixed-Fleet Integration Capabilities

VisionLink® Expands its Mixed-Fleet Integration Capabilities

March 1, 2017 — Westminster, CO — VirtualSite Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for the heavy construction industry, has expanded VisionLink’s mixed-fleet integration capabilities by supporting the new ISO 15143-3 (AEMP 2.0) telematics standard.  VisionLink is one of the first software solutions in the heavy construction industry to

CASE Launches All-New G Series Wheel Loaders

CASE Launches All-New G Series Wheel Loaders

Seven new models span 141 to 347 horsepower with bucket capacities ranging from 2.1 to 6.25 cubic yards; new loaders combine powerful yet efficient engine technology with strong hydraulics and an all-new operator environment and controls.

Racine, Wis., November 3, 2016

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all-new G Series wheel loaders,

The Next Best Thing to Being There

The Next Best Thing to Being There

Engineers don’t usually have the opportunity to actually operate the earthmoving equipment being used to turn their designs into reality. But any engineer with field experience can’t help but respect the operators of these machines. These are complicated, sophisticated pieces of equipment that make high demands on the skill and

The Next Best Thing to Being There

The Next Best Thing to Being There

Engineers don’t usually have the opportunity to actually operate the earthmoving equipment being used to turn their designs into reality. But any engineer with field experience can’t help but respect the operators of these machines. These are complicated, sophisticated pieces of equipment that make high demands on the skill and

Project Profile: Innovative Equipment Choices for Working on the Water

Project Profile: Innovative Equipment Choices for Working on the Water

For more than three decades, entrepreneur and equipment operator Chris Coleman has worked around the inland waterways of Virginia and North Carolina, building waterfront structures and providing other marine construction services. He built his first company into a substantial enterprise, sold it, retired, and then got back into the business

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

“A trailer is a trailer is a trailer,” opines Mike Ross, director of engineering for Towmaster.

“You hook it on to the end of the truck, put stuff on it, and pull it down the road. There’s nothing new until we design one without wheels. There’s nothing innovative; the trailer is unchanged in

Alex Lyon & Son Brings Seven Days of Kissimmee Auction to Proxibid

Alex Lyon & Son Brings Seven Days of Kissimmee Auction to Proxibid

Omaha, NE – January 25, 2015 – Proxibid, (www.proxibid.com), the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will provide online bidding for Alex Lyon & Son’s seven-day auction in Kissimmee, Florida. The auction will feature rental returns, construction equipment, aerials, forklifts, cranes, dump trucks,

Finn Adds Dealers to Pacific Northwest and Alaska

 Fairfield, OH (September 14, 2015): FINN Corporation, a world leader in the manufacture of landscape and erosion control equipment, has inked deals with Thomson Equipment and Yukon Equipment to increase coverage in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The dealer agreements recognize them as full-line equipment, parts stocking and service dealers

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