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CASE, Miller-Bradford & Risberg, and Paladin Attachments Assist Team Rubicon in Heavy Equipment Operator Training; Building Demolition at Patriot Exercise 2016

CASE Construction Equipment and Miller-Bradford & Risberg provided equipment and product/training support to Team Rubicon as part of Patriot Exercise 2016, a full-scale training exercise at Volk Field Air National Guard Base July 16 – 23, 2016. Team Rubicon provided Incident Management Team support, as well as field-based response support through damage assessments, and chainsaw and heavy equipment operations/training.

Miller-Bradford and CASE provided skid steers, excavators and compact excavators, as well as training support, while Paladin Attachments supplied skid steer grapple buckets, for Team Rubicon’s heavy equipment training program. A total of 89 Team Rubicon members participated in the event with 15 of those participating in the heavy equipment program. Training focused on the safe operation and maintenance of equipment, followed by operator proficiency training involving clearing brush and debris, and building demolition – core elements of Team Rubicon’s disaster response work.

Three CASE Earthmovers Win 2016 Road & Bridges Contractor’s Choice Awards

CASE Construction Equipment’s dozers, backhoes and a motor grader were all recognized as part of the 2016 Contractor’s Choice Awards from Roads & Bridges magazine. The awards were decided by the magazines’ subscribers, who electronically voted on the best equipment in the industry.

The voting takes several months to complete and starts with obtaining equipment nominations. Road & Bridges subscribers, who are contractors and producers, then vote on the best products via email. Only professionals that actually use the equipment and products are allowed to vote.

CASE PT240 Pneumatic Tire Roller Helps Fowler Simplify Roller Fleet

Fowler Construction recently added two PT240 pneumatic tire rollers to its asphalt paving fleet. The PT240 allowed two primary advantages for one of Ontario’s busiest asphalt paving companies: The machine allowed for a customized tire heating system to improve operation in the cooler conditions found in Canada; and the ability to ballast the roller with an additional 24,000 kg in weight helps the company achieve final compaction with the PT240 and only one other steel drum roller in many applications. 

“When we looked at the CASE PT240s, I liked the way they were built, the cabs, the wheel configurations, so we took two of them on,” says Genders. “I adapted skirting around the tires to hold the heat in because up here it’s cool and we lose heat off our tires and we’ll pick asphalt up, so we designed the skirting system and then we put infrared heaters at the back lower sides of the tires. There are two heaters at each end of the tub. The heat rises up through the tires, it warms them. It works very well because I can warm them in the morning and once I get on the road and I’m rolling asphalt, I can shut them off.”

CASE Supports Team Rubicon, MOBEX Motor City

CASE Construction Equipment, Southeastern Equipment and Paladin Attachments provided equipment and product support to Team Rubicon as part of MOBEX Motor City, a five-day training exercise that trained Team Rubicon members in damage assessment, chainsaw use and heavy equipment operation. Command, general staff and strike team training also took place as part of Team Rubicon’s largest training mobilization to date.

CASE and Southeastern Equipment provided three excavators and three skid steers to the event, and Paladin Attachments donated two grapple buckets to Team Rubicon for use in future training and disaster response operations.

CASE Announces Availability of All-Makes Tutela Powershift HD Transmission Fluid Through Dealer Network

CASE Construction Equipment announced that Tutela Powershift HD all-makes powershift transmission fluid is now available through its dealer network to allow CASE dealers to better service mixed fleet customers. Tutela Powershift HD is recommended for use in heavy-duty powershift transmissions and final drives of today’s construction and mining equipment. It’s designed for all makes of equipment, which makes CASE dealers one-stop shops for service and maintenance needs for non-CASE branded equipment.

The oil is engineered to deliver balanced friction performance to transmissions, clutches and wet-brakes, while protecting axles, final drives and other drivetrain components.

Dire States – Driving Douglas County

Douglas County is one of Wisconsin’s most scenic places – and yet, with 46 percent of county highways at a PASER rating of four or less, much of its infrastructure is crumbling. This not only challenges the local highway department charged with road maintenance, but it has a significant impact on the logging industry and local residents – so much so that it’s changing how the logging industry works while costing local residents more to maintain their vehicles.

For the whole story, visit: direstates.com/the-rough-road-driving-douglas-county/ 

Chris Young Extends Headlining I’m Comin’ Over Tour

With an impressive string of sold-out shows running coast-to-coast, Billboard Music Awards nominee Chris Young is revealing the Fall run of his 2016 “I’m Comin’ Over Tour,” with 25 shows running September through the end of the year. CASE Construction Equipment will join the tour as an official sponsor.

Special guests joining Young on tour in September and October are Dan + Shay, with Dustin Lynch coming on board in November and December. Pope, who provided direct support for the first leg of the tour, is returning for all Fall dates of Young’s “I’m Comin’ Over Tour.”

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