Atlas Copco Debuts New HiLight V4W Light Tower at The Rental Show 2018

| ROCK HILL, S.C. – February 19, 2018 – Atlas Copco has extended its light tower range with the launch of the HiLight V4W, a new model that has been designed to offer superior performance at high altitudes and in extreme weather conditions. The energy-efficient and durable light tower is robust enough to operate with minimum ... READ MORE

FIXING CONSTRUCTION’S PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEM

| The construction industry has had a troubled history with productivity. Even the smallest construction projects are multi-disciplined events that involve hundreds of individual actions. When scaled up to mega project size, managing the sequencing of man, machine and material so that the right things are done at the right time and place is a logistical ... READ MORE

FINAL TAX LEGISLATION WILL LOWER RATES FOR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS, SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND BENEFIT CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYERS FOR YEARS

| Construction Official Notes that Final Measure Included a Number of Key Improvements After the Association Waged an Aggressive Education and Outreach Effort Targeting Key Members of Congress The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement regarding final passage of federal tax reform: “Today, Congress passed ... READ MORE

B2W Software’s Transformative Solution for Heavy Construction Scheduling and Dispatching Now Available

| B2W Schedule will empower users to collaborate in real time to optimize labor, equipment and material resources Portsmouth, NH – December 20, 2017 — B2W Software, a leading provider of heavy civil construction management software, announced the general availability of B2W Schedule. The new solution centralizes resource planning, scheduling and dispatching processes and moves them online ... READ MORE

Talbert 35-ton Close-Couple Lowbed Trailer Offers Dependability for Day-to-Day Loads

| RENSSELAER, Ind. (Nov. 30, 2017) – Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, gives contractors an efficient and safe way to haul day-to-day loads with its 35CC-HRG lowbed trailer. The lowboy unit is rated at 70,000 pounds overall and 70,000 pounds within a 12-foot load base. It also features Talbert’s removable hydraulic gooseneck for fast and ... READ MORE

AEM Announces ‘I Make America’ Award Winners

| MILWAUKEE (November 10, 2017) – A record number of equipment manufacturing industry companies were recognized for their outstanding commitment to advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) recent Annual Conference. Thirty companies received AEM’s highest honor for their participation in I Make America, the association’s national grassroots campaign ... READ MORE

Bentley’s AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition Surmounts the Challenges of BIM Scalability for Major Projects

| EXTON, PA, U.S.A. – September 18, 2017 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the availability of AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition, Bentley’s building information modeling (BIM) application designed for building projects of significant size and/or engineering complexity, and which are typically characterized by the ... READ MORE

The Essential Role of Compaction on Grading and Excavation Job Sites

| Compaction is an essential part of the grading and excavating process because it is the component of the process that provides stabilization for the rest of the project, points out Ed Brenton, brand marketing manager, CASE Construction Equipment. "Without proper compaction, a job will fail in the future," adds Brenton. ... READ MORE

Atlas Copco introduces new QAS generator range

| August 22, 2017 – ROCK HILL, S.C. — Atlas Copco Construction Equipment North America has introduced a completely redesigned range of eight QAS mobile generators for prime applications. Covering power ratings from 25 to 330 kVA, the fuel-efficient lineup offers the latest Tier 4 Final engines, footprints up to 20 percent smaller than the previous ... READ MORE

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