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TEREX SIMPLICITY BRAND RE-LAUNCHED Terex MPS promoted the global re-launch of the Simplicity Brand. Simplicity will continue to operate under the Terex MPS umbrella, but Terex MPS believe there is considerable benefit to be gained by re-launching the Simplicity Brand as part of the evolution of their business organiza-tion. As part of this relaunch, Russ Burns has been announced as sales manager. “We are excited to make this next step in the evolution of the Simplicity brand,” said David Quail, MPS regional director, Americas. RUGGEDIZED MOBILE TABLET Trimble introduced the Trimble Connect-edTablet, a ruggedized mobile computer for fleets in the ready mix and aggregate mate-rials industry. The Android-based Connect-edTablet connects wirelessly to the Trimble Vehicle Gateway (TVG) and provides a rich in-cab experience for the operator, includ-ing features such as in-cab navigation with CoPilot Truck from ALK Technologies, Hours of Service, daily vehicle inspection reports and text and push-to-talk voice communications. The TVG uses GPS tech-nology and cellular data to provide vehicle tracking with real-time updates on location and events,. RADIAL TRACKED CONVEYOR Telestack’s TC424 Radial Tracked Con-veyor is an 80-foot tracked conveyor. Telestack offers tracked stockpiling con-veyors in lengths from 15 to 31 metres, tonnages of 100 to 1,500 tph and lump sizes up to 300 mm (12”). The Telestack tracked conveyor range a deeper mid-section for extra strength and rigidity and is better suited for higher tonnages with larger surges and larger lump size. With a ribbed boom design in the tail, mid and head section for added strength, this range is ideal for the contractor and quarry operations that typically need to stockpile high volumes. STAY TUNED FOR PART II OF ROCK TO ROAD'S CONEXPOCON/AGG PRODUCT SHOWCASE IN THE MAY/JUNE ISSUE ! IMAGINE Intelligent Highways Instant data, no lane closures, exact material amounts – what was once considered the future of paving is closer than you might think. Stay a step ahead with our innovative technology that makes your jobs faster, easier, and more profitable. The Intersection of Infrastructure and Technology APRIL 2017 | ROCKTOROAD | 31

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