Volvo Construction Equipment announces 2018-2019 Road Institute® course schedule

| Entering its 53rd season, Road Institute is beneficial to newcomers and industry veterans alike. Registration is now open for Volvo’s 2018-2019 Road Institute, the paving industry’s premier training program. Offering a mix of classroom and hands-on training on a variety of operations and maintenance topics, sessions start in late October 2018 and continue through May ... READ MORE

Introducing the New Vermeer BC1500 Gas Brush Chipper

| PELLA, Iowa, August 1, 2018 – Vermeer now offers its popular BC1500 brush chipper with a gas engine. The new model is equipped with a powerful 165 hp (123 kW) PSI gas engine and delivers comparable chipping productivity as its diesel counterpart. Using a precision-balanced drum with two A8 double-sided knives, the new Vermeer BC1500 ... READ MORE

CASE Announces North American Dealer Network Expansion, Additions

| CASE Construction Equipment has announced several dealer territory expansions in North America as the company continues to strengthen its nationwide dealer network. Existing dealers have made significant developments in their presence in Connecticut, Indiana, Florida, Michigan and Mississippi, while a new CASE dealer has been activated in Northern Michigan. 2018 Mid-Year Distribution Expansions: – Lee Tractor Co., ... READ MORE

CATERPILLAR DELIVERS 50,000TH CAT® ARTICULATED TRUCK

| In a year of multiple significant milestones for Cat® mining and infrastructure trucks, Caterpillar announces the delivery of its 50,000th articulated truck from its Peterlee, U.K. manufacturing facility. Since the start of Cat branded articulated truck manufacturing in 1985, Caterpillar has become an industry leader of the articulated truck design. “The articulated truck has been a key ... READ MORE

Leica Geosystems, GeoPal partner to add high accuracy to mobile operations

| (Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 26 July 2018) – Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, industry leader in measurement technology, today announced its new partnership with GeoPal to support high accuracy asset data capture for utility professionals within the GeoPal mobile workforce management solution.  With increased regulatory pressure on utility organisations to provide more accurate location data and asset records, the Leica ... READ MORE

PASSAGE OF ACT TO BOOST CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WILL HELP ADDRESS GROWING SHORTAGE OF QUALIFIED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

| Congressional Approval is an Important Step in Addressing Skills Gap by Making It Easier for School Officials to Set up and Support Programs Exposing Students to High-Paying Careers Like Construction The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in reaction to the passage of the ... READ MORE

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