AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017 ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

The Importance of a Great Seal: Product Spotlight | Seal Saver protects hydraulic cylinders from dirt, extreme heat and environmental elements that damage equipment.

PTZ Cameras vs. ePTZ Cameras: What’s the Difference? | There is a significant difference between PTZ and ePTZ cameras (or webcams). Unfortunately, the distinction is not always clear.

It’s Time to Update With Technological Advances: 5 Ways to Improve Jobsite Tech Adoption | Contractors can get an eagle’s eye view of a construction project from concept through development and completion with digitization.

Working With Homeowners: Tips For Creating Good Relationships | Working for private homeowners requires a different level of one-on-one attention than working for other contractors or on larger commercial/industrial projects.

Catching a Ride to Hell – or Not: The “Half Way to Hell Gang” | Building the Golden Gate Bridge were hell-for-leather guys, and there was no stopping them: not wind gusts, freezing fog, cold, heat, height or anything else, and not even a fall.

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW in equipment:
Mulch Around Objects Above and Below Grade with Precision and Power • Dangle Saw Lets You Drop Trees in Any Direction • First Electric Pickup Truck for Contractors Will Be Available Next Year  •  Adjustable Screening Combs Lets You Do Multiple Jobs With One Unit  •  Scraper Designed for Use With Smaller Trucks  •  Boom-Operated Screed Has 16’ Reach, Covers 200 Square Feet Per Pass  •  Larger Hopper Capacity, Higher HP Engine in LeeBoy’s New Paver

 

JULY 2017 | EASTERN U.S. EDITION ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

It’s Time to Update With Technological Advances: 5 Ways to Improve Jobsite Tech Adoption | Contractors can get an eagle’s eye view of a construction project from concept through development and completion with digitization.

Working With Homeowners: Tips For Creating Good Relationships | Working for private homeowners requires a different level of one-on-one attention than working for other contractors or on larger commercial/industrial projects.

PTZ Cameras vs. ePTZ Cameras: What’s the Difference? | There is a significant difference between PTZ and ePTZ cameras (or webcams). Unfortunately, the distinction is not always clear.

The Importance of a Great Seal: Product Spotlight | Seal Saver protects hydraulic cylinders from dirt, extreme heat and environmental elements that damage equipment.

Catching a Ride to Hell – or Not: The “Half Way to Hell Gang” | Building the Golden Gate Bridge were hell-for-leather guys, and there was no stopping them: not wind gusts, freezing fog, cold, heat, height or anything else, and not even a fall.

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW in equipment:
First Electric Pickup Truck for Contractors Will Be Available Next Year  •  Adjustable Screening Combs Lets You Do Multiple Jobs With One Unit  •  Scraper Designed for Use With Smaller Trucks  •  Boom-Operated Screed Has 16’ Reach, Covers 200 Square Feet Per Pass  •  Larger Hopper Capacity, Higher HP Engine in LeeBoy’s New Paver  •  Dangle Saw Lets You Drop Trees in Any Direction  •  Mulch Around Objects Above and Below Grade with Precision and Power

 

June 2017 | WESTERN U.S. Edition issue highlights:

Wearable Tech, Augmented Reality and BIM: Working together to change the face of construction | INNOVATIONS
A misconception contends that contractors are slow to accept change and unwilling to adopt technology, and it may have been true at one time. However, in Bob Dylan’s words, “the times they are a’changing.”

Sealing Up Manholes: Inflow and Seepage Solutions from CRETEX | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Soon after the 20th century began, infrastructure projects in America’s growing cities started to take off. Two young men saw it as an opportunity, and they built a company to deal with it.

8 Great Boots for Contractors | PRODUCT ROUNDUP

Swing Out, Go Up, or Just Swing In? Hydraulic vs. Bifold Doors | QUICK TAKES

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment:
Fenders Tilt With the Deck on This Versatile Trailer  •  Easily Transform Waste into Valuable Material  •  Concrete Sensors Integrated in Formwork  • New Drill from SiBore Does Double-Duty  •  No Wasted Space in New Metal Buildings From ClearSpan™ Fabric Structures  •  Affordable, High-Quality Screener for Small- to Mid-Sized Contractors  •  Portable Generators Built to Take a Beating  •   Tough as Nails: Sleek, Stylish Customized Workbench Systems from Gammons

 

May 2017 | EASTERN U.S. Edition issue highlights:

Wearable Tech, Augmented Reality and BIM: Working together to change the face of construction | INNOVATIONS
A misconception contends that contractors are slow to accept change and unwilling to adopt technology, and it may have been true at one time. However, in Bob Dylan’s words, “the times they are a’changing.”

Sealing Up Manholes: Inflow and Seepage Solutions from CRETEX | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Soon after the 20th century began, infrastructure projects in America’s growing cities started to take off. Two young men saw it as an opportunity, and they built a company to deal with it.

8 Great Boots for Contractors | PRODUCT ROUNDUP

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment:
Fenders Tilt With the Deck on This Versatile Trailer  •  Easily Transform Waste into Valuable Material  •  Concrete Sensors Integrated in Formwork  • New Drill from SiBore Does Double-Duty  •  No Wasted Space in New Metal Buildings From ClearSpan™ Fabric Structures  •  Affordable, High-Quality Screener for Small- to Mid-Sized Contractors  •  Portable Generators Built to Take a Beating  •   Tough as Nails: Sleek, Stylish Customized Workbench Systems from Gammons

April 2017 | WESTERN U.S. Edition issue highlights:

Industry’s First-Ever Fully Integrated Dozer Loader: INNOVATIONS
CASE Construction Equipment introduces the DL450 compact dozer loader – AKA “Project Minotaur”.

Concrete Sensors: Could They Help Boost Your Bottom Line? | FEATURE STORY
Accepting new technology may require a learning curve, but it has benefits that repay the investment of time and resources and can give contractors a significant advantage over competitors.

High Tech Highways: Will Solar Ever See the Light of Day? | FEATURE STORY
Inventors have created glass-encased solar panels that could be used as a high-tech alternative to concrete pavement.

The Right Tool Makes a Hard Job Easier: Slip Industries Equipment Spotlight
Looking for concrete finishing tools that can do tough jobs? Slip Industries has them or can make them for you.

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment:
Concrete Transfer Attachment Could Save You Time, Money and Labor • Laminated Wheel Designed for Better Traction, Fewer Flats  •  engcon Streamlines Digging in the United States •  Lightweight, Durable Bottom Dump Trailer Introduced • New UTD Bed Features a Taller Box and Shelf • Find Your Missing Tools, Quickly • Dust Collection Cart for Handheld Drills • Industry’s First Gas Breaker With Electronic Fuel Injection • Picking Up 6,600 Pounds is Now Possible With New Attachment

March 2017 | EASTERN U.S. Edition issue highlights:

Concrete Sensors: Could They Help Boost Your Bottom Line? | FEATURE STORY
Accepting new technology may require a learning curve, but it has benefits that repay the investment of time and resources and can give contractors a significant advantage over competitors.

High Tech Highways: Will Solar Ever See the Light of Day? | FEATURE STORY
Inventors have created glass-encased solar panels that could be used as a high-tech alternative to concrete pavement.

The Right Tool Makes a Hard Job Easier: Slip Industries Equipment Spotlight
Looking for concrete finishing tools that can do tough jobs? Slip Industries has them or can make them for you.

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment:
Concrete Transfer Attachment Could Save You Time, Money and Labor • Laminated Wheel Designed for Better Traction, Fewer Flats  •  engcon Streamlines Digging in the United States •  Lightweight, Durable Bottom Dump Trailer Introduced • New UTD Bed Features a Taller Box and Shelf • Find Your Missing Tools, Quickly • Dust Collection Cart for Handheld Drills • Industry’s First Gas Breaker With Electronic Fuel Injection • Picking Up 6,600 Pounds is Now Possible With New Attachment

«read the March 2017 edition


 

February 2017 | WESTERN U.S. Edition issue highlights:

Screeds: Seven Options Worth Looking At | FEATURE STORY
Technology transforms the back-breaking work of manually screeding concrete into methods that save time, increase productivity and achieve better results.

Increasing Profits and Enhancing Productivity: Batch Plants

On the Job Site: Putzmeister’s Bridge Maxx Concrete Transit Mixer and 36Z-Meter Truck Mounted Concrete Boom Pumps

Rigging Supplies: New Model Speeds Delivery, Selection

Truck-Mounted Cranes Provide Convenience and Superior Performance

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment:
High Capacity, Remote-Controlled Tire Handler  |  Blastcrete Offers Solution to OSHA’s New Regulations  |  Loftness Redesigns Cool Flow Hydraulic Oil Cooler   |  FleetLink Intelligent Telematics System Optimizes Fleet Management and Monitoring  |  ClearSpan Presents New Extra Tall Building  |  New Hose Provides Pressurized Water Flow Without the Use of a Pump, Battery or Electronics

«read the February 2017 edition


 

January 2017 | EASTERN U.S. Edition issue highlights:

Screeds: Seven Options Worth Looking At | FEATURE STORY
Technology transforms the back-breaking work of manually screeding concrete into methods that save time, increase productivity and achieve better results.

Increasing Profits and Enhancing Productivity: Batch Plants

Rigging Supplies: New Model Speeds Delivery, Selection

Truck-Mounted Cranes Provide Convenience and Superior Performance

Temporary Roadway Keeps Dam Removal Project ‘Afloat’

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment:
High Capacity, Remote-Controlled Tire Handler  |  Blastcrete Offers Solution to OSHA’s New Regulations  |  Loftness Redesigns Cool Flow Hydraulic Oil Cooler   |  FleetLink Intelligent Telematics System Optimizes Fleet Management and Monitoring  |  ClearSpan Presents New Extra Tall Building  |  New Hose Provides Pressurized Water Flow Without the Use of a Pump, Battery or Electronics

«read the January 2017 edition


 

December 2016 | WESTERN U.S. Edition issue highlights:

Concrete Curbing Machines Make Perfection Look Easy | FEATURE STORY
Technological advances in curbing equipment make supplying the service a profit center.

Demand for Creative Strategies Paves Way for Modern Concrete Block Suppliers

Free Webinar on DEF Handling for Construction Equipment

New Service Will Provide Cause Analysis and Solutions for Premature Filter Plugging

A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment:
DEFBooty Keeps Costly DEF Fluid Clear from Contaminants  |  Elliott Load-Sense System Compliments Enpak and All-In-One Fuel Savings  |  Lifetime Warranty Now Available for All-Aluminum Collision Bumper  |  Full Surround Bumper System Protects Your ATV From Damage  |  Remove Trees Selectively in a Matter of Seconds  | Analyze Rebar and Locate Corrosion Easily with New Profometer Corrosion All-in-One  |  Control Heated Insoles and Heat Packs with Your Smartphone

«read the December 2016 edition


November 2016

EASTERN U.S. Edition | issue highlights:

♦ Concrete Curbing Machines Make Perfection Look Easy | FEATURE STORY
♦ Technological advances in curbing equipment make supplying the service a profit center.
♦ Demand for Creative Strategies Paves Way for Modern Concrete Block Suppliers
♦ Free Webinar on DEF Handling for Construction Equipment
♦ New Service Will Provide Cause Analysis and Solutions for Premature Filter Plugging
A few highlights from WHAT’S NEW In Equipment: DEFBooty Keeps Costly DEF Fluid Clear from Contaminants  |  Elliott Load-Sense System Compliments Enpak and All-In-One Fuel Savings  |  Lifetime Warranty Now Available for All-Aluminum Collision Bumper  |  Full Surround Bumper System Protects Your ATV From Damage  |  Remove Trees Selectively in a Matter of Seconds  | Analyze Rebar and Locate Corrosion Easily with New Profometer Corrosion All-in-One

«read the November 2016 edition


 

October 2016

WESTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Your Business: Benefits of Offering Snowplowing Services In The Off-Season
♦ Connecting a Disconnected Service Network: Product Spotlight on Geotag
♦ Still Going Strong: Haver & Boecker’s 1943 Tyler Vibrating Screen Still Hard at Work
♦ Technology: Volvo Co-Pilot Wins Prestigious Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Award
Whats New Highlights:  Speed Up Manhole Installation and Repairs With New, Angular Shaped PRO-RING™  |  Lift Cut Concrete and Other Heavy Materials With Your Skid Steer  |  General Equipment’s New Surface Planer Ideal for a Variety of Applications  | Swing, Rotate, Grind Stumps with Your Skid Steer  |  Clear an Acre of Brush in One Hour With the Hydro Brush Cutter

»read the October 2016 edition

September 2016

EASTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Your Business: Benefits of Offering Snowplowing Services In The Off-Season
♦ Connecting a Disconnected Service Network: Product Spotlight on Geotag
♦ Still Going Strong: Haver & Boecker’s 1943 Tyler Vibrating Screen Still Hard at Work
♦ Technology: Volvo Co-Pilot Wins Prestigious Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Award
Whats New Highlights:  Speed Up Manhole Installation and Repairs With New, Angular Shaped PRO-RING™  |  Lift Cut Concrete and Other Heavy Materials With Your Skid Steer  |  General Equipment’s New Surface Planer Ideal for a Variety of Applications  | Swing, Rotate, Grind Stumps with Your Skid Steer  |  Clear an Acre of Brush in One Hour With the Hydro Brush Cutter

»read the September 2016 edition

August 2016

WESTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Your Business: Benefits of Offering Snowplowing Services In The Off-Season
♦ Connecting a Disconnected Service Network: Product Spotlight on Geotag
♦ Still Going Strong: Haver & Boecker’s 1943 Tyler Vibrating Screen Still Hard at Work
♦ Technology: Volvo Co-Pilot Wins Prestigious Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Award
Whats New Highlights:  Speed Up Manhole Installation and Repairs With New, Angular Shaped PRO-RING™  |  Lift Cut Concrete and Other Heavy Materials With Your Skid Steer  |  General Equipment’s New Surface Planer Ideal for a Variety of Applications  | Swing, Rotate, Grind Stumps with Your Skid Steer  |  Clear an Acre of Brush in One Hour With the Hydro Brush Cutter

«read the August 2016 edition

July 2016

EASTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Patterned Concrete: the Value of Being Backed by a Brand
♦ Cybersecurity for Contractors: Protect Your Construction Data
♦ Inspiring a New Generation to Pursue a Career in the Construction Industry
♦ 3D Printing Technology Is Providing a More Affordable Way To Do Business
♦ A Multi-Purpose Utility Knife On Four Wheels: Komatsu’s New WA320-8 Wheel Loader
♦ INDUSTRY NEWS: What’s New

June 2016

WESTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Patterned Concrete: the Value of Being Backed by a Brand
♦ Cybersecurity for Contractors: Protect Your Construction Data
♦ Inspiring a New Generation to Pursue a Career in the Construction Industry
♦ 3D Printing Technology Is Providing a More Affordable Way To Do Business
♦ A Multi-Purpose Utility Knife On Four Wheels: Komatsu’s New WA320-8 Wheel Loader
♦ INDUSTRY NEWS: What’s New

«read the June 2016 edition

May 2016

EASTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Your Bottom Line: The Art of Equipment Fuel Efficiency
♦ Tech’s Role in Future of Infrastructure
♦ World’s First 3D-Controlled Bridge Deck Finisher
♦ Pitbull 2300 Propane Screener a Cost-Effective and Low-Emission Alternative to Diesel
♦ GSSI’s Newest Generation All-In-One GPR Concrete Inspection System by
♦ JCB Unveils New Model Next Generation Compact Excavators
♦ New Foot Operated Grease Gun Simplifies Machinery Greasing

April 2016

WESTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Your Bottom Line: The Art of Equipment Fuel Efficiency
♦ Tech’s Role in Future of Infrastructure
♦ World’s First 3D-Controlled Bridge Deck Finisher
♦ Pitbull 2300 Propane Screener a Cost-Effective and Low-Emission Alternative to Diesel
♦ GSSI’s Newest Generation All-In-One GPR Concrete Inspection System by
♦ JCB Unveils New Model Next Generation Compact Excavators
♦ New Foot Operated Grease Gun Simplifies Machinery Greasing

March 2016

EASTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ NoteVault Offers Construction Companies Free NoteVault Accounts for Subcontractors
♦ How Contractors Optimize Competitiveness with More Streamlined Field Service
♦ Tips for Preventing the Theft of Tools & Materials
♦ StockpileReports.com Measures Over 2 Billion Dollars of Aggregates Inventory
♦ E2 Systems LLC receives Construction Innovation Forum NOVA Award
♦ New Upgrade Package for the Six Shooter Manhole Cutter Now Available
♦ TORC Robotics and Caterpillar Launch Remote Control System
♦ JCB Demolition Package Helps Contractors Tackle Tough Work

February 2016

WESTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ How Contractors Optimize Competitiveness with More Streamlined Field Service
♦ Tips for Preventing the Theft of Tools & Materials
♦ E2 Systems LLC receives Construction Innovation Forum NOVA Award
♦ New Upgrade Package for the Six Shooter Manhole Cutter Now Available
♦ TORC Robotics and Caterpillar Launch Remote Control System
♦ JCB Demolition Package Helps Contractors Tackle Tough Work
♦ Baumalight Introduces New Products

January 2016

EASTERN U.S. Edition | Issue Highlights:

♦ Maintaining Critical Road, Rail, and Bridge Infrastructure With New,
High Performance Waterproofing Materials
♦ Mr. Manhole: Tips For Choosing a Manhole Cutter
♦ Contractors Liability Insurance: Are You Covered?
♦ Utility Size Ditch Padding Attachment Developed by Brown Bear
♦ New Diesel Powered 4x8 Screen-It® Built With the Smaller
Contractor In Mind
♦ Sensera Systems Expands Solar/Wireless Site Camera Lineup