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Grading and Excavation Contractor Magazine

Advertiser’s Index

Allmand Bros. Inc .
www.allmand.com

CalAmp
www.calamp.com/industries/construction

ClearSpan Fabric Structures
www.clearspan.com

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America
www.doosanequipment.com

E2 Systems LLC
www.materialplacer.com

Efficiency Production, Inc .
www.efficiencyproduction.com

Excavating Solutions – IDigBest
www.idigbest.com

FODS
www.getfods.com

Hitachi Construction
www.hitachiconstruction.com

Hyundai Construction Equipment
www.hceamericas.com

International Attachment
www.haiiusa.com

John Deere Construction Equipment
www.deere.com

KOBELCO Construction
www.kobelcoamerica.com

National Trench Safety (NTS)
www.ntsafety.com

North American Society for Trenchless Technology
www.nodigshow.com

Speed Shore Corporation
www.speedshore.com

Trench Shoring Services
www.shoring.com

Trinity Shoring Products: GME Division
www.gme-shields.com

World of Asphalt (AEM)
www.aem.org

Grading and Excavation Contractor Magazine

ShowCase

Mabey
The Mabey LIVEpin is a low-cost, innovative method for measuring axial load on shoring equipment—constructed with high-quality stainless steel to ensure maximum durability, safety, and accuracy. Allows measurements of load on each shear plane but also to compensate readings over the range of field temperatures.

Load capacity of 3500kN
Accurate

Trail King Announces New Dealers

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Trail King Announces New Dealers

MITCHELL, SD – Trail King Industries, a leading North American trailer manufacturer, continues to expand its dealer network across the globe. Recently, the company announced the addition of twelve new dealers to its network.

Competition Trailer Sales Inc.- Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Transit Quebec – Quebec, Canada
Querel Trailers – Winnipeg,

New Year Begins with Several Industry-Related Deaths

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New Year Begins with Several Industry-Related Deaths

Silver Spring, MD – In the first ten days of 2018, there were seven solid waste-related fatalities in the United States. These tragedies come just weeks after the Bureau of Labor Statistics again identified solid waste collection as the fifth deadliest job in the U.S., based on 2016 data.

The seven

VOLVO LAUNCHES OWN RANGE OF RIGID HAULERS

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VOLVO LAUNCHES OWN RANGE OF RIGID HAULERS

Volvo CE is set to enter the rigid hauler market with a complete Volvo-branded range. Using the expertise of its Motherwell facility in Scotland, the range consists of four machines, starting at the 45-ton R45D and extending up to the flagship 100-ton R100E.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that

It’s Official: Caterpillar Lists Deerfield, IL As Its Base

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It’s Official: Caterpillar Lists Deerfield, IL As Its Base

From Kris Kridel, WBBM Newsradio in Chicago:

(WBBM Newsradio) – The Chicago area – not downstate Illinois — is now headquarters to the world’s largest construction equipment maker.

For the first time, Caterpillar Inc. is officially listing its address in north suburban Deerfield.

Caterpillar announced last year that it would move its top executives and its