Equipment

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable telematics package for truck fleets

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable telematics package for truck fleets

Mack announced a major expansion package to its GuardDog Connect fleet telematics system today. The company’s new Mack Fleet Management Services is a suite of ...

Read On

Equipment

FAA’s new air traffic control system doesn’t support drones; doubts over commercial flight regs increase

FAA’s new air traffic control system doesn’t support drones; doubts over commercial flight regs increase

Despite a directive from Congress to do so, when designing the new $5 billion program that will replace the current air traffic control system, the ...

Read On

Equipment

Caterpillar, police bust theft ring operating inside Texas engine plant

Caterpillar, police bust theft ring operating inside Texas engine plant

A recent investigation at Caterpillar's Seguin, Texas plant led to nine felony arrests after the company, with the help of local police and the Texas Rangers, ...

Read On

Business

It’s time for contractors to start financial planning for 2015. Here are 3 tips to get you started

It’s time for contractors to start financial planning for 2015. Here are 3 tips to get you started

Now that the construction busy season is winding down, it’s time to turn your attention to those housekeeping tasks you need to do each year ...

Read On

Equipment

VIDEO: Bobcat pops a wheelie, “walks” itself into back of a dump truck

VIDEO: Bobcat pops a wheelie, “walks” itself into back of a dump truck

It's not the first time we've seen a self-loading Bobcat, but this guy's skill and speed add a bit of flair to the feat. He's ...

Read On

Equipment

Workers use forklifts to trap wanted copper thief

Workers use forklifts to trap wanted copper thief

Police in Houston had been on the lookout for a suspected metal thief for quite some time before the man met his match in the ...

Read On

Workforce

Georgia high school students get a day of hands-on experience at Albany Tech’s construction career day

Georgia high school students get a day of hands-on experience at Albany Tech’s construction career day

High school students in Albany, Georgia got to spend a full day getting acquainted with the construction industry and the multitude of jobs it offers ...

Read On

Safety

Construction worker dies after fall down flight of stairs in Georgia

Construction worker dies after fall down flight of stairs in Georgia

An accident earlier this week in Roswell, Georgia shows how construction workers must remain vigilant about safety even when they're not operating or around heavy ...

Read On

Equipment

The 2015 Ford F-150 can park itself, check your blind spots and give you a back massage (VIDEO)

The 2015 Ford F-150 can park itself, check your blind spots and give you a back massage (VIDEO)

Once new owners of the 2015 Ford F-150 finally get their hands on the trucks in coming weeks, they might encounter a problem. They might ...

Read On

Business

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains over the next three years. As ...

Read On

More News

Equipment

Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in 2014 along with their size and fuel efficiency

Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in 2014 along with their size and fuel efficiency

Crunching some numbers from the Equipment World Spec Guide provides good insight into the articulated dump truck market. The 2014 Spec Guide has about the ...

Read On

Equipment

What’s new with directional drills?

What’s new with directional drills?

Operator-centric moves Keeping operators happy and productive continues to be a main thrust. “This positively impacts contractor’s bottom lines,” says Joshua Beddow, marketing manager, Toro, “which ...

Read On

Equipment

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

"Why does it have to be this way? Why are we having to do one more thing?” Those are typically the first questions customers ask Heath ...

Read On

Business

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to Wm. Winkler Company’s success

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to Wm. Winkler Company’s success

"We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Company.  In fact, concrete has been Wm. Winkler Company’s material ...

Read On

More Magazine Articles

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement

Equipmentworld.com is a news and e-commerce website for construction contractors, construction equipment manufacturers and dealers, and providers of services and supplies to the heavy construction equipment industry.

On our site you'll find a product catalog with 40 major construction equipment and service categories, as well as more than 600 subcategories, in addition to staff-written news articles. The articles cover economic, legislative, general interest and construction equipment business information for those involved in utility construction, mining construction, road and bridge construction, earthmoving and civil engineering and commercial and non-residential building.

Equipmentworld.com is a great resource for contractors looking for cost-effective ideas and information to run a successful heavy construction equipment business. Be sure to check out all the construction equipment news and information, as well as our construction equipment catalog. Our catalog breaks down all categories of heavy equipment and includes detailed information for construction contractors to help them find equipment that meets their particular construction industry needs.