Tag: heavy equipment

Heavy 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. They usually comprise five equipment systems: implement, traction, structure, power train, control and information.

Buzzed on Drones

Buzzed on Drones

I love drones. I own a drone. Apparently, a number of industries are loving drones, and a lot more are about to. That’s why I’m urging you to check out the new series of feature articles that the website Construction Dive is publishing titled, “Drones in Construction: Everything You Need

When to Choose a Trencher

When to Choose a Trencher

Trenchers and excavators each have their place, but, obviously, one is better suited than the other in certain circumstances. This article addresses the kind of projects or circumstances that dictate the use of trenchers.

According to Chris Lynch, sales manager, Mining and Pipeline Group for Vermeer, excavators are still prevalent on

Efficiency Production Announces Arkansas’ Riggs CAT Manufacturer’s Latest Trench Safety Equipment Dealer

Efficiency Production Announces Arkansas’ Riggs CAT Manufacturer’s Latest Trench Safety Equipment Dealer

Efficiency Production, Inc.—America’s leading manufacturer of trench shielding and shoring safety equipment—is proud to announce the addition of Riggs CAT to Efficiency’s national dealer network.

“We are very excited to partner with Efficiency Production on our new trench protection equipment line,” says Gary O’Keane, Vice President of Rentals at Riggs CAT.

ROMCO Equipment Co. Joins Atlas Copco Construction Equipment Dealer Network

ROMCO Equipment Co. Joins Atlas Copco Construction Equipment Dealer Network

March 23, 2017 – ROCK HILL, S.C. – Atlas Copco Construction Equipment  welcomes ROMCO Equipment Co. to its growing dealer network. The Texas-based company will rent, sell and service Atlas Copco compressors, generators and light towers to meet customer demands for portable energy equipment across the state.

“ROMCO Equipment’s customer-first

Proceed With Caution

Proceed With Caution

At the end of the month, the solid waste industry will be gathering in Reno, NV, for SWANApalooza 2017. As there has been in the past, the conference will include the Road to Zero Waste Conference, the Landfill Gas & Biogas Symposium, the Landfill Symposium, and the Landfill Methane Outreach

Using Drones for Landfill Mapping

Using Drones for Landfill Mapping

65% of landfills develop an annual topographic map, and most of those topo maps are created using traditional aerial photogrammetry. This is a process that two years ago we would have called “state of the art.” Today, we call it “old-fashioned,” because we can now produce those same maps using

John Deere, LHP Telematics Collaborate to Simplify Data Management

John Deere, LHP Telematics Collaborate to Simplify Data Management

MOLINE, Ill. (Feb. 23, 2017) — In an effort to simplify data management and enhance job site productivity, John Deere and LHP Telematics — an industry leader in creating custom telematics solutions for the heavy equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM) marketplace and aftermarket construction fleets — are joining forces to

Landfill Manager’s Notebook: Drones and Waste Industry

Landfill Manager’s Notebook: Drones and Waste Industry

National surveys show that more than 65% of landfills develop an annual topographic map, and most of those topo maps are created using traditional aerial photogrammetry. This is a process that two years ago we would have called “state of the art.” Today, we call it “old-fashioned,” because we can

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