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CASE Contest Winners Will Win All-Expenses Paid Trip to Tomahawk with Award-Winning Country Artist Jon Pardi to Learn how to Operate Equipment

CASE Construction Equipment has partnered with ACM/CMA award-winning artist Jon Pardi to launch a contest designed to recruit new operators to the construction industry. Contest winners will have the opportunity to learn how to operate equipment alongside the country music singer, who in addition to working construction in the past has a passion for the industry and CASE equipment.

As part of the first-of-its-kind contest, five winners across North America will win an all-expenses paid trip to the CASE Tomahawk Customer Center in Tomahawk, Wis. with the multi-Platinum entertainer to go through a three-day training program that will teach them the basics of equipment operation and safety. Winners will also have the option to bring one guest with them to go through the training (travel expenses not included for guest).

Methane Rangers, Dirt Demons Bring Home National Gas Rodeo Championship Trophies

The 2019 National Gas Rodeo, organized by MEA Energy Association and sponsored in part by CASE Construction Equipment, held its annual two- and four-person team championship events September 19th – 21st in Independence, Missouri.

The 2019 overall Rodeo champions in the two-person category were the Methane Rangers (Jason Ficke, Jimmy Barnard, Kevin Fahnestock [alternate]) of Spire Missouri East. Last year’s champions, Lil’ Gashouse Gang (Stephen Bouse, Barry Hicks, Jeff Bush [alternate]) also from Spire Missouri East took second place, while The Legends (Derrik Hogland, Daniel Young, Britt Taunton [alternate], Brett Goggans [alternate]) from Spire Alabama took third place.

Growing your Rental Fleet: How to Maximize Profitability and Ensure the Success of your Rental Business

Equipment rental companies can typically be put into one of three categories:

  • Large national rental company with large equipment
  • Medium regional rental company with general equipment
  • Small local rental company with key pieces of equipment

So, what is it that smaller rental companies need to grow their fleets? Specifically, what does a small company need to know if they want to grow not only their business, but also the size of their equipment fleet? There are some key observations that can help answer that question:

CASE TV450 Compact Track Loader Earns Two Industry Awards

The CASE TV450 compact track loader has garnered the attention of two of the construction equipment industry’s leading publications. The TV450 has recently been named one of the Contractors’ Top 50 New Products of 2019 by Equipment Today magazine, and has earned a 2019 Editor’s Choice Award from Green Industry Pros.

Equipment Today’s 2019 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products is the construction industry’s only award program based specifically on end-user input. It is compiled based on user engagement from Equipment Today magazine and ForConstructionPros.com over a 12-month period.

Making a Difference with Dozers

The construction equipment industry is seeing innovative new developments across all categories that are changing the way we work, and crawler dozers—once considered one of the more difficult machines to master—have now become considerably simpler to operate.

The key trends that are driving innovation in the crawler dozer category are centered primarily around operator experience—and this goes beyond comfortable cabs and easy-to-use controls.

CASE Upgrades F Series Compact Wheel Loaders with Electro-hydraulic Controls

CASE Construction Equipment has upgraded its F Series compact wheel loader lineup with new adjustable electro-hydraulic controls. This added functionality allows operators to adjust the responsiveness of the lift and tilt bucket functions for improved control and efficiency on the jobsite.

Lift and tilt settings can now be adjusted with two new 3-way rocker switches (high, medium, low) mounted on the side console, allowing operators to adjust the responsiveness of the loader lift arms independently of the attachment tilt functions. These new programmable settings allow operators to program the machine’s response based on their personal preferences, or to better meet the demands of the job at hand.

Tidewater Equipment Joins CASE Construction Equipment Dealer Network

Tidewater Equipment has joined the CASE Construction Equipment dealer network and will represent the manufacturer in 42 counties spanning western and southern Georgia. The dealer will sell and service CASE equipment out of its Tifton, Smithville and Pinehurst locations, serving the landscaping, general construction, forestry and agricultural markets.

“The southeast is growing, it’s critical to the construction market now and for years to come, and Tidewater provides us a strong and established partner to support CASE equipment owners in the region,” says Brian Weisbaum, director of dealer development — North America, CASE Construction Equipment. “They’ve fully embraced our work by supporting causes we believe in such as Team Rubicon, and the leadership, sales and service staff give CASE a new and reliable partner in the region.”

CASE Construction Equipment Announces 2019 “Diamond Dealer” and “Gold Dealer” Award Winners

CASE Construction Equipment has named its 2019 “Diamond Dealer” and “Gold Dealer” award recipients as part of its North American Construction Equipment Partnership Program. The awards recognize dealerships across the US and Canada for excellence in five categories including sales performance, marketing and communications, product support, parts support and training.

The 2019 Diamond Dealer award winners are: ASCO Equipment (Texas), Beauregard Equipment Inc. (Maine, Vt., N.H.), Crawler Supply Company (La.), Groff Tractor (Pa., Md., N.J.), HiTrac (1974) Inc. (Winnipeg, Manitoba), J.R. Brisson Equipment (Ontario), Kucera Group (Ontario), Longus Equipment Inc. (Quebec), McCann Industries Inc. (Ill., Ind., Mich.), Medico Industries Inc. (Pa.), Nueces Power Equipment (Texas), Redhead Equipment (Saskatchewan) and State Equipment Inc. (W. Va., Ky.).

Tasman Geosciences Grows Earthmoving Division to Support Environmental Abatement, Remediation Services

Over the last decade, Tasman Geosciences has evolved its business in environmental consulting, construction, demolition and abatement services. Specifically, the new earthmoving division within Tasman’s construction group is working to deliver environmentally conscious remediation services through excavation, oftentimes on delicate sites with existing infrastructure.

Derek Palmer, the construction operations manager who leads the Tasman excavation unit, said the team is typically operating on sites where visibility, attention to detail and precision run paramount to speed and productivity.

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