Trimble Introduces the Next Generation of Grade Control for Excavators and Dozers

| SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 1, 2017—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today Trimble® Earthworks for Excavators and Trimble Earthworks for Dozers. Trimble Earthworks is transforming machine control with the industry’s first integrated 3D aftermarket excavator automatics capability. In addition, a new dozer configuration moves the receivers from the blade to the roof of the cab. Reengineered from the ground up, Trimble’s innovative, next generation grade control platform features intuitive, easy-to-learn software that ... READ MORE

Indeco North America Releases New Product Lines at CONEXPO 2017

| MILFORD, CT, March 1, 2017 – Continuing its “smart-growth” strategy of identifying, evaluating and delivering new product innovations that provide quantifiable business value to the construction and demolition industries, Indeco North America, a leading provider of hydraulic breakers, compactors, steel shears, crushers, grabs and pedestal booms for demanding demolition, mining, recycling and road construction applications, ... READ MORE

The Ditch Witch® Organization Unveils Next-Generation Horizontal Directional Drill and Training at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

| PERRY, Okla., March 1, 2017 – The Ditch Witch® organization, a Charles Machine Works Company, will unveil a next-generation directional drill, new heavy-duty trencher and advanced training technology at the 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG event in Las Vegas (Booth C31927). This lineup of equipment and technology is designed to help underground construction workers be more productive on ... READ MORE

CASE “Team Rubicon Disaster Response SV340” to be Unveiled at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

| CASE Construction Equipment will unveil the “Team Rubicon Disaster Response SV340” at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in booth N11825 (North Hall). This special edition of the company’s most powerful skid steer, the SV340, will travel to promote the CASE partnership with Team Rubicon and deploy to training and support events throughout the country. “This special-edition SV340 embodies ... READ MORE

CASE Announces Tier 4 Final Double Drum Vibratory Asphalt Rollers

| CASE Construction Equipment introduces two new double drum asphalt rollers—the DV209D and DV210D. The new vibratory asphalt rollers deliver 100 percent tractive effort and reliable compaction performance due to a balanced drum design and a variety of standard features, including automatic vibration control, crab steering, an oscillating articulated roller joint and a pressurized triple-filtration water ... READ MORE

ILLUMAGEAR Launching Next-Generation Halo™ at CONEXPO 2017

| SEATTLE – February 28, 2017 – ILLUMAGEAR, whose mission is to illuminate people working in high-risk environments, making them safer and more prepared, announced today the launch of the Halo™, its next-generation Personal Safety and Task Light, at CONEXPO, March 7 – 11 in Las Vegas. ILLUMAGEAR can be found in South Hall 1, Booth ... READ MORE

John Deere to Build on Machine Monitoring Legacy at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

| MOLINE, Ill. (Feb. 28, 2017) — Since first connecting machines through telematics in 2000, John Deere has continually focused on leveraging machine data to improve customers’ uptime and their bottom lines. This focus sharpened in 2009 when the company took its first pioneering steps into active machine monitoring with factory-based collection, analysis, and reporting to ... READ MORE

Brokk Acquires Aquajet Systems AB

| MONROE, Wash. (Feb. 28, 2017) — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, recently acquired Aquajet Systems AB, the world’s leading manufacturer of hydrodemolition robots. The acquisition expands the application solutions offered by Brokk in the construction and demolition industry. Aquajet Systems specializes in concrete renovation by using extremely high-pressure water jets to ... READ MORE

New Desktop Simulator Paves the Way for Professional-Grade Simulation Training for the Entire Classroom

| Montreal, QC, February 2017 — CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, today announced the availability of the new Vortex Trainer, the latest addition to their construction equipment simulator product line. Optimally designed for a classroom environment, the Vortex Trainer mounts conveniently on a desktop and makes it easier than ever for training organisations ... READ MORE