Business

Senate passes highway bill with reduced funding; sends vote back to House with pressure for long-term solution

Senate passes highway bill with reduced funding; sends vote back to House with pressure for long-term solution

On Tuesday the Senate voted to pass a bill that would stave off the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) after making key changes ...

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Equipment

Hyundai launches company’s first attachments with HDB line of hydraulic breakers

Hyundai launches company’s first attachments with HDB line of hydraulic breakers

Hyundai Construction Equipment has introduced a line of hydraulic breakers, the HDB10 through HDB800, to the North American market. Consisting of 14 different models, the ...

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Equipment

Navistar launches Diamond Preferred: a used truck reconditioning, resale program

Navistar launches Diamond Preferred: a used truck reconditioning, resale program

Navistar is taking aim at the used truck market. The company has introduced Diamond Renewed, a comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process for International used trucks ...

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Equipment

Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders; reduce fuel usage 18%

Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders; reduce fuel usage 18%

Volvo has launched its new 18- to 22-ton-class L110H and L120H wheel loaders, delivering 256 and 268 gross horsepower, respectively. Designed to handle applications such as ...

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Business

Sany guilty of infringing Manitowoc crane patent in initial ruling from U.S. International Trade Commission

Sany guilty of infringing Manitowoc crane patent in initial ruling from U.S. International Trade Commission

After opening its investigation of the case more than a year ago, the U.S. International Trade Commission has made an initial ruling in favor of Manitowoc ...

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Business

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Komatsu announced today increases in both sales and profit during the company's first quarter ending June 31. The company reported net sales of $4.5 billion (460.2 ...

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Equipment

Ford reveals 2015 F-150 pricing: aluminum body boosts price of all models (UPDATE: Check out the full pricing guide!)

Ford reveals 2015 F-150 pricing: aluminum body boosts price of all models (UPDATE: Check out the full pricing guide!)

Ford dealers began placing their orders for the 2015 F-150 on Monday and pricing for the new pickup have been announced. As expected, while the new ...

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Equipment

The 7 options you need to consider when buying your next pickup truck

The 7 options you need to consider when buying your next pickup truck

Whether buying or leasing, when it comes time to make those hard decisions on which new pickup rolls into your fleet, the choices have to ...

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Business

Rochester sees increase in female home builders as industry rebounds

Rochester sees increase in female home builders as industry rebounds

Women are having a big impact on the housing market in Rochester, New York, and not in the traditional sense. The city has seen a ...

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Equipment

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to construction companies by end of this year; more capable than Google Glass

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to construction companies by end of this year; more capable than Google Glass

While discussing the reasons construction companies should become early adopters of Google Glass, we mentioned that the much-talked-about device was worth exploring since it is ...

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DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter

There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design of the piston and combustion chamber, ...

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Contractor of the year

SHARED SUCCESS: Pennsylvania contractor gives 10% of profits to charity each year

SHARED SUCCESS: Pennsylvania contractor gives 10% of profits to charity each year

Although undergoing changes in your life or career can be a hardship, for Brian Winot, owner of Northeast Site Contractors in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, unplanned ...

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Equipment

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator could deliver hybrid-like fuel savings through precise hydraulics

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator could deliver hybrid-like fuel savings through precise hydraulics

One of the more intriguing equipment technologies to come out of ConExpo 2014 was Hyundai’s Hi-POSS system. (Hyundai Intelligent Power Optimal Sharing and Energy Saving). The ...

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Equipment

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July 2014

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July 2014

A snapshot of new and used trencher sales trends based on data from Randall-Reilly's Equipment Data Associates.

In the Magazine

When lubricating construction equipment, approach the grease gun like a soldier does a rifle

When lubricating construction equipment, approach the grease gun like a soldier does a rifle

The weapon Friction is our enemy and lubrication is our ally… if applied correctly. As with any alliance, proper lubrication requires careful equipment selection and maintenance. One ...

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