Category: ESCO

The Extension of State Highway 146 Near Houston

Highway Construction in Houston

The traffic volume in and around Houston is growing exponentially, which means construction will be underway to extend the state highway. The 4.5-mile section between Red Bluff and State Highway 96 is being worked on due to the congestion on the highway, population increase, and rise in tourism. What is Being Constructed? There will be… Read more »

Coronavirus Won’t Stop the ConExpo-Con/AGG

Big digger working at construction site

The Coronavirus has been sweeping headlines across the globe for several weeks now. With every outbreak, there are precautions to take, but that doesn’t mean you should be panicking as if it’s the end of the world. If you’re healthy, then keep up your routine of health and hygiene. If you’re immune system is weak,… Read more »

Get Ready for the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

Skid Steer for construction job

The ConExpo/ConAgg show is going to be something you don’t want to miss if you’re connected to the construction industry. Register before March 9, and you will save over 20%. The event will take place March 10-14 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here’s everything you need to know before you attend: New Products & Technologies At… Read more »

Will Autonomous Cars Change Highway Construction?

Texas Highway at Night

It’s true. Autonomous cars are making their way into our life day by day. What does this mean for the future? We can say that there will be extreme changes to the way the infrastructure in cities work, as well as the way construction is being done on highways and roads. Technology in the construction… Read more »

The Benefits of Ground Engaging Tools for Your Equipment

Loader Bucket attachment

Whether you’re in the construction industry, mining industry, or any industry that uses heavy equipment and machinery, you know that those machines and equipment go through a heavy workload over several years. To increase the longevity of those machines, ground engaging tools can help! What are Ground Engaging Tools? Ground engaging tools are tools and… Read more »

New Life for an Old ESCO Clamshell Bucket

Experience, confidence, knowledge. This is the trust that your manufacturer has in a dealer to help a customer. One such customer called ESCO Corporation in Portland, Oregon looking for some help on an old clamshell bucket. ESCO suggested the customer call us to lend a hand. The customer had an old 1970 clamshell bucket that… Read more »

Check out Our New Esco Bucket for Ponce Services [Photos]

Recently, we had another opportunity to work with the folks at ESCO to design an excavator bucket solution for our customer, Ponce Services. This local family-owned business has being working with us since 2012. They offer a number of different services, but we have been selling them our ESCO teeth for the demolition side of… Read more »

ESCO Customized XDP Bucket Product Testimonial

If you’ve been following our blog, you may remember that earlier this year we worked with ESCO to design and build a custom excavator bucket for a Houston-based company called Southern Crushed Concrete, Inc. This unique bucket was made with one purpose in mind: breaking up paved concrete so it can be hauled to a… Read more »

How ESCO® Creates Their Loadmaster® Lips

Have you ever wondered how these big loader bucket edges are made? It takes a great deal of engineering, designing, welding, and painting to make these parts. ESCO Corporation has a facility located in Covington, Kentucky that does exactly this along with creating excavator and loader buckets. They put steel plate and castings together for… Read more »

See Our Custom Concrete-Busting Bucket in Action

Every now and then, one of our customers will approach us with a unique challenge that requires a bit of creative problem solving to overcome. Recently, a Houston-based company called Southern Crushed Concrete, Inc. came to us with just such a challenge. This company tears up paved concrete and hauls it to one of its… Read more »