In an effort to bring an aging highway into the 21st century, construction teams in Denver, Colo., are reconstructing a 10-mi. stretch of I-70 between Brighton Boulevard and Chambers Road, as well as adding one new express lane in each direction and removing an old viaduct. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is overseeing the $1.2 billion project, which will lower the interstate... read more
Press Releases of March 2019
Recycling is one of the most important issues of the day, especially in the construction industry. Responsible waste management, materials recovery and scrap recycling offer a wide range of benefits, not just for the environment and the community, but also for your business.
Going Green is More Than a Bonus
Recycling construction waste and scrap material are no longer just an... read more
Developing land, whether for highways or other infrastructure, commercial construction or agricultural use, frequently involves tree removal. While any number of variables factor into the scope of the project — acreage, number of trees, size of stumps — the time it takes to pull tree stumps and level the ground surface can greatly impact the time it takes to prepare the land. Many contractors... read more
The internet has revolutionized the way we buy and sell. Many purchases that used to demand in-person attendance have evolved -- and improved -- into virtual services. The heavy equipment auction industry has discovered the tremendous advantages in utilizing the internet as a powerful conduit in conducting auctions. From a “buyer beware” mentality at traditional live landbased auctions -... read more
Peterson Pacific Corp., a manufacturer of industry leading wood grinding and chipping machines announced today the introduction of the new Peterson 1700D Horizontal Grinder. “The new-1700D is smaller and lighter than our other grinder’s, but still packs impressive performance. The 1700D is ideal for small mulch, compost, or pallet grinding operations, as well as municipalities looking for a... read more
Already popular in other parts of the world, the Demag AC 45 City crane has now made its way to North America. CraneWorks, a prominent crane distributor throughout the United States and Canada has recently taken delivery of the newly introduced Demag crane. With an overall length of just 28.6 ft. (8.69 m), a width of 8.4 ft. (2.55 m) and a height of 10.4 ft. (3.16 m), the Demag AC 45 City has... read more
Felling Trailers Inc. recently was awarded a national cooperative contract for heavy equipment trailers through Sourcewell (formerly NJPA). Felling Trailers is well versed in the ease of equipment procurement Sourcewell provides for public purchasing agents, as this is not the first contract Felling has held with them.
"Felling previously held a contract in another product category... read more
Partnering with leading manufacturers and their employees, SMS Equipment strives to be the number-one solutions provider to the construction, forestry, mining and utility markets. SMS Equipment will serve as the official Alaska distributor for the full line-up of Komatsu heavy equipment.
The Anchorage facility is the 39th location for SMS Equipment in North America, making it one of the... read more
North American Attachments has moved into a new location at 200 Kapp St., Winston-Salem, NC 27105.
The new facility offers more than 50,000 sq. ft., giving North American Attachments the ability to mass-produce even more orders than at its previous location.
Attachments are custom-made to fit both clients' projects and their machines. North American Attachments also offers... read more
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc., will again participate in the ACT Expo on April 24 and 25 in Long Beach, Calif. This marks the third consecutive year that FUSO will participate with its world-leading all-electric work truck, the eCanter.
The ACT Expo is the largest alternative fuel and advanced technology conference and expo. The entire event runs April 23 to 26, with the Expo... read more
The Moss family has been installing utilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex for almost a century. The fourth-generation family-owned business, Moss Construction Co., was founded in 1989 and became one of the largest utility contracting companies in DFW of its time. The business continued to thrive until 2008, when it was forced to close its doors due to the economic downturn.... read more