Feb
    04
    Enerpac History: Connections to WWII  
    Enerpac History: Connections to WWII   Editor’s note: It’s interesting to look at today’s tools and equipment and reflect onthe roles it pllayed in history. Enerpac’s history takes us back to the days of WWII. We hope you enjoy this history lesson.  With a rich history of company transition and growth, Enerpac...

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    Feb
    02
    Utah Landfill Shuffles, Gains Space
    GPS rover and level/slope measuring system help relocate garbage to gain 2.3 million yards of landfill space By Jeff Winke Ask the average person on the street where garbage goes after the garbage truck picks it up and takes it away, and most will likely say, “the dump.” At one time, most communities...

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    Jan
    30
    Caterpillar Introduces New and Updated Products and Technology
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    Mar
    18
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  NOAA’s Ocean Exploration Advisory Board meets for two days next week in Oakland, CA.  A primary topic on the draft agenda is NOAA’s “Blue Economy,” which includes marine transportation, tourism, ocean exploration, and fisheries and amounts to approximately $320 billion of the United States’ gross domestic product (GDP).  The OEAB...

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    Mar
    11
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  The Department of Agriculture (DOA) holds a “listening session” this week to take public comments to implement new programs to regulate hemp production, which is now legal in the US, its status changed in the 2018 Farm Bill.  Hemp can draw a giggle because it is related to marijuana...

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    Mar
    04
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) had good news last week regarding the State’s 2018 state-wide sampling of public, school, and tribal water supplies for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  This was the first such study in the nation, and it was extensive, including 1,114 public water systems, 461...

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    Mar
    12
    AEM Announces: The World’s Largest Heavy Metal Show in 2020:
    The World’s Largest Heavy Metal Show in 2020: Mark Your Calendar to Attend CONEXPO-CON/AGG 3 Steps to Get Ready Now   CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 is one year out, but it’s not too early to make plans for North America’s largest construction trade show for the asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and related...

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    Feb
    18
    CATERPILLAR ANNOUNCES OFFICER CHANGES Tom Pellette
    Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today several officer moves including changes in responsibilities for three Executive Office members, new roles for two current vice presidents and the appointment of two new vice presidents. All changes are effective March 1. “These organizational changes will facilitate the acceleration of our strategy for continued...

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    Jan
    02
    CASE Announces Fourth-Annual Dire States Equipment Grant
    Grant provides $25,000 in free equipment use to one winning community to repair and/or build local infrastructure or other critical systems.  CASE Construction Equipment has issued the call for entries for the 2019 Dire States Equipment Grant. Submissions can be made at DireStates.com/Grant. The 2019 entry deadline is March 31, 2019,...

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