Dennis Slater, president of show owners Association of Equipment Manufacturers, relays what exhibitors have told him about the show, and talks about how AEM is pushing for transportation reauthorization.
Product Manager Tim O'Brien explains why, when Case replaced a Cummins with a Tier 4 Interim Case engine, the first B Series motor grader also got an enlarged cab on the rear frame and pilot-control, grader-specific hydraulics for refined feel.
Chairman of LiuGong North America Jim Donoghue tells how the company's HSW/Dressta acquisition fits with the Chinese manufacturer's five-year plan to break into the 10 largest global construction equipment makers.
Twenty-four teams competed in the Construction Challenge finals in Las Vegas during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011. Finalists were required to compete in a Road Rumble indoor event and H2Oh Yeah outdoor water event.