Kobelco Construction Machinery America announced March 24 the “Your Competitive Edge” sweepstakes. To celebrate the launch of 13 new models in 2011, Kobelco is offering excavator operators the chance to win a new Kobelco compact excavator for a year.
The new Kawasaki models, the 42ZV-2, a 0.78 cubic yard loader, and the 45ZV-2, a 1.18 cubic yard loader, are designed and engineered with all of the performance and reliability of the larger Kawasaki wheel loaders, but in a smaller package.
The PowerTech E 6.8L engine is the first John Deere engine to carry both Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 3 Emergency Stationary and European Union (EU) Stage III A certification, with dual frequency ratings of 1,800 and 1,500 rpm.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s water infrastructure congressional appropriations are destined to sink, maybe like stones, this year. Republicans and some Democrats want to severely cut the appropriations for both the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds in fiscal year 2011, which started last Oct. 1.
Smart digging always means calling 811 before every job. Digging without calling can lead to severe consequences including harm to those who dig, costly damages to underground infrastructure and utility service disruptions.
A new, independent non-profit organization is tasked with developing and administering a sustainability rating system for North American infrastructure—the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The organization was founded by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).