ConExpo - CON/AGG 2017 News


At ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017, Roads & Bridges visited ASV Construction Equipment to take a look at some of their latest machines on display in Las Vegas.

Case's CX750D mass excavator

Case's CX750D mass excavator

News March 10, 2017
Roads & Bridges visited the massive Case Construction Equipment footprint in the North Hall, following the Infrastructure Insider live event with our own Editorial Director Bill Wilson, to find out what the company has coming down the pike and what it has recently launched.   Here’s what we...
SX-135 XC self-propelled telescopic boom
News March 09, 2017
Genie, a Terex brand known for its aerial lifts, showcased its SX-135 XC self-propelled telescopic boom on Wednesday at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 as it announced plans to bring its equipment into the bridge inspection market.    At a platform height of 135 ft, the machine features a maximum outreach of...
Wirtgen Group unveils smart pavers
News March 09, 2017
Vogele unveiled a new paver for the North American market at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017—the 10-ft wheeled Super 2003-3i, which joins the 10-ft tracked Super 2000-3i.   Both pavers are designed primarily for use in highway construction and large-scale commercial applications. The Super 2000-3i and the...
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News March 08, 2017
When President Trump spoke before Congress for the first time he used the word “gleaming” when talking about restoring America’s infrastructure. During the second day of ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 in Las Vegas, American Roads & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane...
The new Bobcat R Series E35 compact excavator

The new Bobcat R Series E35 compact excavator

News March 08, 2017
Doosan-owned Bobcat launched a new series of compact excavators at ConExpo-Con/Agg. The R Series excavators are dynamic additions to the 3-4 ton class, and are highlighted by the E32 and E35 models.   Both models feature a 25 hp engine, while the E35 can be optioned up to 33.5 hp. Operator comfort...
Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby
News March 07, 2017
Surrounded by some of the biggest pieces of equipment man has ever made, Caterpillar could not hide from its recent run-in with the IRS on Tuesday afternoon.   During the opening day of ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas, Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby faced a hard line of questioning from the press...
Komatsu unveils three new machines at CONEXPO
News March 07, 2017
Construction equipment manufacturer Komatsu today introduced three new machines at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017. The newly unveiled machines include the HB3650LC-3 hybrid excavator, the PC170LC-11 hydraulic excavator and the D51 EX/PX-24 crawler dozer.    "We have a great display this year," said Rich...
Infrastructure Insider
News March 07, 2017
Join Roads & Bridges’ Editorial Director Bill Wilson as he hosts Infrastructure Insider — beginning this morning at 10:00 am PST — live from the show floor at ConExpo-Con/Agg.   The Infrastructure Insider is a series daily live shows from the Case Stage at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017, featuring...
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News March 06, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll question, which discusses what to look forward to at CONEXPO 2017. 
News March 03, 2017
ConExpo-ConAgg is dropping next week in Las Vegas and the editorial staff of Roads & Bridges magazine will be there. Come by Booth GL20801 to meet an editor on Wednesday, March 8, at 4:00 p.m.   We look forward to meeting and speaking with you—our readership.
The infrastructure segment is expected to account for the lion's share of this market
News March 01, 2017
The global construction aggregates market was expected to reach an estimated value of $350.2 billion in 2016, expanding at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 6.1% through 2024.   New trends in construction aggregates such as manufactured sand and recycled aggregates, along with rising...
Drones are flying over construction jobsites
News February 20, 2017
Drones are flying over construction jobsites. The value and usage is beginning to be discovered among many contractors.   In fact, a recent report by Research and Markets states that global demand for drones in real estate and construction industry will reach a cumulative market value of $20.5...
News February 08, 2017
ConExpo-Con/Agg, the largest international gathering in the Western Hemisphere for the construction industries, revealed an exciting line-up of featured speakers for its Tech Talks forum.   Speakers, whose presentations will be dubbed Tech Talks, will focus primarily on the growing opportunity for...
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