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Save up to 5 minutes per leg
No more stuck screws and broken wing nuts from hammering.
Lift up to 10x more than traditional screw jacks.
Each Frame Lift has a 12,000 Lbs. safe load capacity (2.5 to 1 safety ratio).
Patented Thrust Bearings encased in wing nut greatly reduces friction when under load.
Fits standard 10K shore frames... read more

The merger will enable IPS CRANES to achieve its mission to exceed customers' expectations and become the premier custom crane manufacturer. IPS CRANES will provide customers with a greater range of services that will give them the ability to sustain and maintain their fleet of American Hoist and Ohio Locomotive Cranes and American Hoist Crawler Cranes. It will also include manufacturing of... read more

Under the alliance, Ritchie Bros. will become Caterpillar's preferred global partner for live onsite and online auctions for used Cat equipment, and will complement existing offerings within Cat dealer channels. Ritchie Bros. will provide Caterpillar and its dealers with access to proprietary auction platforms, software and other value-added services, enhancing the exchange of information and... read more

Stogsdill brings decades of construction and technology sales experience to ALLU. Prior to joining the company, served for four years as Sales Manager, Western U.S. and Mexico, for Sandvik Mining Rock Technology's Conveyor Products Division. His experience also includes seven years with FMC Technologies, working in its Material Handling Division as a Regional Manager and Western Distribution... read more

"We have had a long-standing relationship working with Tadano to promote and support sales and customer service relationships with several customers in North America," said Jack Swan, owner, Exact Crane & Equipment. "We are happy to solidify our dealership position and to represent Tadano and their excellent line-up of crane products."

For the North American market, Tadano produces... read more

"We've seen tremendous growth in the commercial van industry in North America, as businesses introduce vans into their fleets", says Mike Pettigrew, VMAC's Marketing Manager. "VMAC has responded to our customers' evolving demands by producing the Van Series of UNDERHOOD30 Air Compressors for Ford, GMC, Chevrolet, RAM, and Mercedes-Benz models. The UNDERHOOD30 Air Compressor for the 2013-2017... read more

Greg Owens, IronPlanet chairman and CEO added, "The management team and employees of IronPlanet are enthusiastic about joining forces with Ritchie Bros. the possibilities are endless when you merge brand strength with technology. We are inspired by the vision of leading a digital transformation in the industry.

The anticipated benefits of Ritchie Bros.' acquisition of IronPlanet are... read more

Now in its 11th season, World's Greatest! is a fast-paced tour around the world featuring behind-the- scenes footage and interviews with unique companies, products, people, and travel destinations. The episode featuring IPS CRANES showcases the woman-owned company as the innovative leader in the crane industry, best known for custom manufacturing, repair and rebuild, crane rentals, service... read more

"We're continually developing our product line to meet our customers' growing needs", says Daniel Arnold, VMAC's Engineering Manager. "When GM changed the engine design, we responded by evolving our product to include a unique UNDERHOOD70 specifically for 2017 GMC models."

With this product launch, VMAC demonstrates its commitment to ensuring customers have access to UNDERHOOD air... read more

"We've enjoyed fantastic sales in recent years, so we're expanding our production and delivery capacity accordingly," said Stig Engström, Engcon's founder, during his inaugural speech at the new factory.

Stig Engström praised his staff for maintaining delivery times in the face of record sales. He also said that the additional capacity provided by the new factory would allow the company... read more

"We are proud to be in collaboration with Engcon to deliver an automatic tilt function," says Nick Guadagnoli, Program Manager, Earth Moving Solutions at Leica Geosystems. "Our auto tilt system Leica iXE CoPilot together with an Engcon tiltrotator combines the best of both worlds when it comes to streamlining excavators continues Nick Guadagnoli.

An excavator guidance system is simply... read more

The FTX128R is ideal for right of way clearing where working on both sides of the road is necessary, or for moving a short distance to the next clearing site. The ride quality is smooth with excellent performance on or off pavement.

The FTX128R features attachment versatility with a quick attach coupler combined with up to 60 GPM of in cab adjustable high flow and optional pressure... read more

As part of the stock purchase agreement, Maxim will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Coast's parent company, CC Acquisition Holding Corp., for $72.5 million, subject to closing date working capital and other adjustments. The sale has been approved by Essex's Board of Directors and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2017. The transaction is subject to customary... read more

"We are thrilled to launch this new website as it is an important step in ensuring that our customers are equipped with the information they need to make business decisions, find dealers, and learn more about VMAC air compressors and air compressors in general," says Mike Pettigrew, VMAC's Marketing Manager. "More and more customers are accessing information electronically to make better and... read more

Blackwood Lumber starts with treated Southern Yellow Pine; each board has 1/4" milled out of the topside. Once the boards are milled, the rubber from reground tires is infused into the boards 6mm thick. The rubber then sits just above flush with the surface of the lumber so that the rubber always makes the first contact with equipment. Blackwood is said to be safer and stronger when compared... read more

This newly designed CTL Bull Hog is still offered with Fecon's smooth drum FGT rotor, paddle style HDT rotor and our DCR, depth control rotor. So customers can still configure their Bull Hog for the job at hand. We've made our hose sling standard, created improved sealing of the body and made trap door and pressure gauge options easier to add on.

About Fecon - Fecon, Inc. was... read more

"This is a significant accomplishment for Felling Trailers, Inc., and it does not happen with just one person. It took over a year for our company to get to this point with cooperation and teamwork among every team member," said Brenda Jennissen, CEO of Felling Trailers, Inc. "Our ISO journey has just begun. We will continue to work toward better processes and training which will lead to... read more

This promotion recognizes Sandra for her significant contributions to VMAC's Quality Management System, LEAN journey, and process improvements, including maintenance of ISO 9001 compliance, and recertification to the latest ISO 9001-2015 standard.

"Sandra's experience and proven record of continuous organizational improvement and quality assurance focus makes her the ideal fit for this... read more

Mark Rapp now serves as a Product Manager for Felling Trailers' Utility and Telecom Products. Mark comes to the company with more than a decade of sales and support experience dealing with investor-owned utilities, public utilities, cooperatives, contractors, government agencies and more. Rapp previously worked in the transport industry for a specialized trailer manufacturer with a strong... read more

"He was an elderly man that knew just about anything and everything about service trucks and lube trucks...after 15 minutes with him...I noticed that I was the one that had no idea," said Bill Jones, former Equipment Manager for Revelation Energy, about their 20 year friendship. As a customer of Tobin's, they came to expect him to not only answer his phone in the middle of the night, but to... read more

Stuart began his career at VMAC almost 20 years ago, and has worked in various quality and engineering roles. Early in his tenure at VMAC, Stuart led a team of engineers on a project for Lincoln Electric to develop the Air Vantage 500 which combined the functions of a Welder, Generator and Air Compressor. Prior to this most recent promotion Stuart gained valuable experience in other positions... read more

True crane bodies designed for mobile heavy equipment service providers, PAL Pro Mechanics Trucks are built specifically to handle forces applied by the crane. This product range includes the newest 39,000 ft. lbs. capacity model from PALFINGER: PAL Pro 39. Available in 9' and 11' standard configurations for class 4 – 5 trucks, PAL Pro 39 is equipped with new light-weight aluminum door... read more

APEX XA500 APPLICATOR - March 29th, 2017

The APEX XA5000 has a tank capacity of 4,740 gallons with two powerful, variable speed, hydraulically driven agitators.

Each component provides maximum life, minimum maintenance, and increases operator productivity. The features of the APEX XA5000 include a stainless steel mixing tank with corrosion reducing materials for the tank top and working platform. The unit features a raised... read more

The FH-R model provides remote control convenience, with all controls in the hands of the operator. From shouldering to trench backfilling, the FH-R is for road contractors, DOTs, airports and municipalities, to name a few. The Road Widener FH-R skid steer attachment will let you reduce your operating costs for road work, other shouldering, trench work and landscaping.

Other advantages... read more

Our lights, known for their eye-catching, rugged builds, will be featured on a new Marvel TV show: The Tick! Other superhero movies that previously showcased our line of industrial fixtures include The Hulk, The Avengers and Batman versus Superman.

The light that will be displayed on The Tick is our explosion proof fluorescent, tube-style fixture (EPL-48-2L-T8-SFC). With IP67 waterproof... read more

The following candidates will be running for election at the annual meeting on July 13 at the 68th International Auctioneers Conference and Show in Columbus, Ohio:

Vice President

Timothy Mast, CAI, AARE
Darron Meares, CAI, BAS, MPPA


Trisha Brauer, CAI, BAS
David Whitley, CAI, CES


Thomas Rowell, CAI, AARE

While... read more

"This technology will help our dealers offer a seamless workflow to site development and road building contractors from project planning through grading dirt," said Andrew Kahler, product marketing manager, John Deere WorkSight. "The data gathered from the Kespry system will help our customers and equipment operators make decisions that reduce costs and improve productivity as they optimize... read more

Advantages of Micro Trenching include minimal cutting width that boosts installation production, reduce costs of backfill, shallow depth placement which helps avoid encounters with existing utilities and jobsite cleanliness thanks to the vacuum spoil that removes debris.

Vac-Tron Equipment has gone one step further in the cleanup process by developing a solution to micro trenching using... read more

Increasing the ramp width from 14" to 16".
Standard dual tail lights
Standard with EZ Lube Hubs

For more information, visit or call 1.800.245.2809.

About Felling Trailers, Inc.
Felling Trailers is a family owned and operated full line trailer manufacturer located in Central Minnesota that was started in 1974... read more

The site includes rankings that measure the 50 states overall and across seven different categories: education, health care, government, infrastructure, economy, opportunity and crime & corrections. The rankings are derived from 68 metrics and tens of thousands of data points.

Among a few highlights, Iowa ranked:

No. 1 for health care affordability
No. 1 for high... read more

The FH-R model provides remote control convenience, with all controls in the hands of the operator. From shouldering to trench backfilling, the FH-R is for road contractors, DOTs, airports and municipalities, to name a few. The Road Widener FH-R skid steer attachment will let you reduce your operating costs for road work, other shouldering, trench work and landscaping.

Other advantages... read more

Felling to Offer Lifetime Warranty - February 23rd, 2017

For more detailed information pertaining to Felling Trailers’ Lifetime Limited Warranty visit or call 1.800.245.2809.

About Felling Trailers, Inc.Felling Trailers is a family owned and operated full line trailer manufacturer located in Central Minnesota that was started in 1974 by... read more

Single piece installation (you no longer need the ADP-205 adapter)
Compact design (reduced profile; simpler installation)
Made specifically to fit any of the CAT Acert engines

Fumoto continues to lead the industry in supplying high quality, long-lasting engine oil drain valves and they have become a staple for engine oil drain maintenance world-wide.

For more... read more

Skyward’s drone operations management platform combined with Verizon’s network, reliability, trusted brand, and expertise in building enterprise solutions will help us deliver the solutions our customers need faster than ever before.

So what does this mean for Skyward customers? To start, we will continue to focus on making our products easier, faster, and more efficient. Our mission... read more

Advanced Standard Specifications:

Hitch Plate – The design of the hitch plate area has been simplified to reduce the number of welds needed in production, which adds integrity and strength in final construction.

Tailboard – The tailboard incorporates a (4) four tail light LED system, and the structure of the tailboard delivers ideal placement of the light system along with... read more

Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc would like to thank the Iowa Auctioneers Association for this wonderful honor!

The Iowa Auctioneers Association was established in 1949 to enhance the skills, knowledge, professionalism, and image of all Iowa auctioneers; while seeking to elevate the standards of the auction industry and promote a good public image. For more information about the Iowa... read more

Northeast Asphalt Inc., a Walbec Group company, and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Northeast Region were named the winner for Northeast Asphalt's work on State Trunk Highway (STH) 26 from Waupun to Rosendale.

"This is a great national spotlight for our member companies and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) considering that only one award is earned annually... read more

The AT14S is the newest buggy in the Allen lineup. It comes equipped with a rugged track drive that will allow it to operate in conditions that wheel barrows and wheel buggies simply cannot. It is also equipped with a swivel buggy that allows the operator to turn the bucket 90º in either direction from center to provide maximum precision while placing materials.

AT14S standard... read more

The Allen 255T4 is a Tier 4 Final diesel powered paver that can do the work of larger more expensive pavers in many applications. This paver is easy to transport and setup due to having a lighter weight than traditional slip-form pavers. The 255T4 also supports our optional gang vibration system which helps properly consolidate the concrete during the paving process.

255T4 standard... read more

Equify, a Fort Worth based equipment finance company, has several ties with the armed forces and as a company, continuously dedicates time and effort to supporting the military however they can. However, 2016 showed the heart of the company and their customers in a profound way.

Over the course of 2016, Equify received several items donated by The Boot Campaign to run through their... read more