Friday, April 18, 2014

Playing Jenga with Excavators

Playing Jenga with Excavators

April 17, 2014

Let the games begin. The ultimate challenge is on in a new series of Caterpillar short films—all featuring the Built For It Trials. First in the film queue is “Stack.” The Stack challenge pitted five heavy equipment operators against a mountain of massive wood blocks—weighing over 8 tons total. The object of the game for the operators: remove and then reposition a ...

[Loaders / Toolcarriers]

Hyundai's HL740TM-9AWheel Loader

Hyundai Construction Equipment's HL740TM-9A is a “Tool Master” version of the standard model that offers parallel lift. This feature along with a fork attachment makes...

[Excavators and Shovels]

CASE Introduces the Tier 4 Final CX350D Ė the First in the New Line of D Series Hydraulic Excavators

CASE Construction Equipment has introduced the new CX350D hydraulic excavator, the first of the D Series excavators to be introduced in North America. The CX350D offers...

[Asphalt Equipment]

Atlas Copco Dynapac F1000T is Tier 4 Final compliant and now with Carlson EZ IV 1019 screed

Atlas Copco’s Dynapac F1000T highway-class paver is now Tier 4 Final compliant, featuring a Cummins 225 hp Tier 4 Final engine that uses Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) and...

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  • May 11, 2014 to May 14, 2014

    CIM 2014

    Vancouver, BC

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World of Concrete celebrates 40th anniversary

December 4, 2013

The first World of Concrete was held February 23-26, 1975, in Houston, Texas. What a difference from then to now. First, I will give you a little history about WOC, and then some trivia about the era.

In 1975, there were 70 exhibitors at WOC; now there are 1,300 exhibitors!

If you have attended the show, you know how much walking there is to see it all. And there is lots for...