Concrete Applications

Mack Trucks Inc.; 610/709-2560;

New Fasteners
Pressure-Treated Lumber Issue

Power Fasteners Inc; 914/235-6300;

Heavy Equipment
Theft Protecton

LoJack Corp.; 781-251-4130;

Power Tools
New and Enhanced Models

Metabo Corp.; 800/638-2264;

Safety Issues
Reduce Workplace Injury

American Society of Safety Engineers: 847/699-2929; This brochure offers detailed information on the company’s Granite series construction trucks. The series includes heavy-duty class-8 conventional straight models that can be configured as a mixer, dump or tractor hauling heavy equipment. Features such as its smart, advanced electronics that help enhance productivity, its spacious leg and belly room and innovative features that help make mounting a body hassle-free also are included. In response to new EPA regulations on the use of pressure-treated lumber in all residential and some commercial applications, manufacturer publishes a seven-page brochure that introduces a nonstainless-steel powder-actuated fastener with three times the corrosion resistance of standard zinc parts. The brochure gives detailed information on the new PTZ product and highlights other solutions to the pressure-treated lumber issue. This educational guide is designed to provide owners and users of heavy construction equipment with valuable information that will help them protect their equipment from theft. The booklet also clarifies a number of misconceptions that exist about heavy-equipment theft, which were revealed in the company’s 2003 construction equipment theft study. anufacturer’s Spring 2004 products brochure introduces a variety of new and enhanced power tools. It features a new line of D-handle rotary hammers and cordless drill drivers and an upgraded line of angle grinders. As detailed in this full-color eight-page brochure, the new D-Stroyer rotary hammers are powerful units and are equipped with the maker’s Premium Power motor. A new construction safety management and engineering book addresses top construction safety issues in reducing workplace injuries. The comprehensive text features 37 safety experts covering construction pre-planning, legal aspects, key safety components and other technical construction issues.