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2014-03-07 08:20:10

LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today the integration of LOADRITE(® )X2350 excavator scales and L2180 wheel loader scales with Trimble's VisionLink(®) fleet, asset and site productivity management software version 2.10. LOADRITE weighing systems help increase productivity and efficiency for excavator and wheel loader operations, allowing material movements to be tracked and creating more efficient loading. Integration with VisionLink gives...

2013-11-01 23:19:49

Rental professionals researching equipment purchases can find the best products, courtesy of the editorial staff of Rental magazine and ForRentalPros.com. Rental and ForRentalPros.com chose winners based on a set of criteria including longevity and consistency in the market, dependability, productivity and innovation. Fort Atkinson, WI (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Rental professionals researching equipment purchases can find the best products, courtesy of the editorial staff of Rental...

2013-06-11 12:31:31

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky presently represents six surviving victims of the Philadelphia Building Collapse. The demolition contractor, Griffin Campbell Construction, issued a statement, through their attorney Kenneth Edelin yesterday, and has announced their intention to hold a press conference this afternoon. Mr. Edelin's statement on behalf of Griffin Campbell Construction raises more questions than it answers. The...

2013-06-10 08:22:26

U.S. Based Construction Attachments Manufacturer CMW Attachments announced today that it has been selected to provide United States Manufactured severe duty excavator buckets for Buckeye Materials Mining Operation in Fairbanks, Alaska. SUMMERVILLE, S.C., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US based excavator attachment manufacturer CMW Attachments announced today that it has secured a contract to manufacture and deliver large, severe-duty excavator buckets to Buckeye Minerals for their...

2012-11-07 08:25:31

BRISBANE, Australia, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Burnett Group released the new EXCAVATE PRO app today, now available on the App Store on iTunes for iPhone and iPad. This exciting app is a practical tool for anyone with an earthworks task or a stockpile to shift. It works worldwide. The app will calculate the TIME it takes to dig out or excavate a volume of soil, clay or broken rock. The TIME can be expressed in hours, shifts, or days worked. For a given volume of soil measured in cubic...

2012-10-16 15:21:04

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continued commitment to introduce products that bring the most value to customers, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today unveiled the first model in its new line of hybrid excavators. The Cat 336E H is the company's first machine to use a novel hydraulic hybrid technology developed internally by Caterpillar. Field tests have demonstrated this machine will significantly lower customers' owning and operating costs. (Photo:...

2012-10-15 07:30:40

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two iconic brands - James Bond and Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) - join together for the 23(rd )Bond adventure, SKYFALL. The Bond films are known for action-packed opening sequences, and in SKYFALL part of the thrilling sequence features James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, operating a Cat excavator. Of course only the British Secret Service agent does it on a train that's barreling down the tracks through the Turkish countryside....

2012-07-25 02:20:26

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today announced that the Trimble® GCSFlex(TM) Grade Control System for Excavators now offers highly accurate GPS machine guidance via Wi-Fi®. By serving GPS corrections over a Wi-Fi connection from a local base station, Trimble has eliminated the need for a radio network on the construction site and made it easier than ever to deploy GPS for a broad range of excavation work. Trimble introduced GCSFlex Grade...

2012-06-04 23:02:23

New-generation machine control systems from Leica Geosystems cut earth-moving time in half, compared to manual controls, for one Georgia contractor. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Josh Mathews, a Byron, GA, earthmoving contractor, fitted two bulldozers and one excavator with Leica Geosystems´ PowerGrade 3D machine control systems last year. The systems paid for themselves in one 14-acre building project, says Mathews, the owner of Sunco. Because the Leica PowerGrade 3D machine...

2012-04-16 02:29:10

PARIS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced an innovative new system configuration for the affordable and easy-to-use GCSFlex(TM) Grade Control System. The addition of GPS guidance extends the system's functionality and allows a contractor to work faster and with more freedom than other traditional laser-referenced grade control systems for excavators. With the benefit of GPS guidance and in-field design templates created directly from the cab on the...