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Caterpillar Delivers 50,000th Cat Articulated Truck

In a year of multiple significant milestones for Cat mining and infrastructure trucks, Caterpillar recently announced 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…

Volvo CE and LEGO Technic Team Up with Kids for an Awesome New Project

Volvo Construction Equipment and LEGO Technic construction toys have joined creative forces with a team of children to design a futuristic, autonomous construction machine. The result: The LEGO Technic Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX set, scheduled for release in toy stores in August 2018, and the digital prototype for a real-world autonomous machine. What started out as a…

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique Raises Awareness for Autism

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) put together a 2018 campaign to raise awareness for autism. Recently, the company held a check presentation ceremony in partnership with Franklin Equipment, a CP dealer. Hosted at Franklin Equipment’s facility in Groveport, Ohio, CP presented a $6,500 check to Scott Badesch, president of the Autism Society of America. At The Rental Show held in…

Enter the #RocklerPlywoodChallenge

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, in partnership with The Modern Maker Podcast, has just launched the #RocklerPlywoodChallenge. Participants are asked to simply make something using one sheet of plywood, any type, and to then post it on Instagram using the hashtag #RocklerPlywoodChallenge by May 31, 2018. Entries are eligible to win a $500 Rockler Gift Card, a…

Iowa Trenchless President Eyes the Future of Construction with Jobsite Juniors

  Iowa Trenchless president Jason Clark is helping school children in his area learn and have fun – while perhaps sparking an interest in construction – purchasing a bulk subscription of Jobsite Juniors for students at Panorama Elementary in Panora, Iowa. Clark purchased 40 subscriptions for the school’s first grade class. Jobsite Juniors is published…

Check Out the Awesome CASE 175th Anniversary Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders

Last year, CASE Construction Equipment rolled out 175 limited edition red skid steer and compact track loaders in honor of the company’s 175th anniversary in 2017. The special edition loaders featured special badging that honored the milestone anniversary. “The red skid steer and compact track loaders are an excellent way of connecting our construction and agricultural heritage…