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John Deere launches redesigned 1050K: its largest, most powerful dozer ever (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

John Deere launches redesigned 1050K: its largest, most powerful dozer ever (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Opting instead to completely reimagine its largest crawler dozer rather than simply update it, John Deere has launched the 1050K, a machine the company calls ...

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VIDEO: Backhoe takes bad bounce after being uprighted, is swallowed by jungle

VIDEO: Backhoe takes bad bounce after being uprighted, is swallowed by jungle

Things were going so well for this crew. After managing to bring this overturned backhoe back onto its wheels, something happens that they did not ...

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Equipment

POLL: Will you consider a Nissan Titan now that it has a Cummins V8 and a whole lot of towing power?

POLL: Will you consider a Nissan Titan now that it has a Cummins V8 and a whole lot of towing power?

Probably the biggest headline out of the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month was the unveiling of the 2016 Nissan Titan XD. In the first ...

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Business

Manitowoc to split into two companies through Foodservice spin-off

Manitowoc to split into two companies through Foodservice spin-off

Manitowoc has announced that it will split into two, independent and publicly-traded companies. The move will separate the company's cranes and foodservice businesses through a tax-free ...

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Safety

One worker dead, another injured after wall collapses into scissor lift in Texas

One worker dead, another injured after wall collapses into scissor lift in Texas

One construction worker is dead and another received minor injuries while doing demolition work atop a scissor lift in Midland, Texas. According to a report from the ...

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Business

Antitrust suit alleges Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo conspired to bar Chinese construction equipment from U.S. market

Antitrust suit alleges Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo conspired to bar Chinese construction equipment from U.S. market

International Construction Products has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the three biggest names in construction equipment, accusing them of colluding to limit competition in the U.S. The ...

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Equipment

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

“What am I doing here?” That was Patricia Hook’s first question when she arrived at J. Pettiecord two years ago. The mother of two didn’t have ...

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Equipment

Toro unveils two gas-powered utility vehicles: meet the 500, 700 EFI

Toro unveils two gas-powered utility vehicles: meet the 500, 700 EFI

The Toro Company has launched two new gas-powered electronic fuel injection utility vehicles. The 500 EFI and 700 EFI will be available this spring and support ...

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Equipment

At trade show preview, Intermat awards Wacker Neuson, Liebherr and other machines for productivity, worker safety

At trade show preview, Intermat awards Wacker Neuson, Liebherr and other machines for productivity, worker safety

Journalists attending an Intermat pre-show event got a sneak peek at many of the products to be featured at the show, to be held April ...

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Business

Sales fall again in 4Q as CNH Industrial posts 14% profit decline for 2014 on slumping farm demand

Sales fall again in 4Q as CNH Industrial posts 14% profit decline for 2014 on slumping farm demand

It wasn't nearly as bad as the third quarter, but the fourth certainly wasn't much better for CNH Industrial which saw sales declines across all ...

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2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing construction machines of the year

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing construction machines of the year

Our 2015 Innovation award winners include an excavator that goes into semi-automatic mode every time you get close to the target surface, a pickup truck ...

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Business

Lifelong love of construction gives third-generation contractor Brad Phillips a distinct advantage

Lifelong love of construction gives third-generation contractor Brad Phillips a distinct advantage

When you ask Brad Phillips when he first became interested in construction, his answer is straightforward: “I can’t remember when I haven’t been.” And when you ...

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Business

States must take the initiative in environmental streamlining

States must take the initiative in environmental streamlining

Even as the green movement expands its war against fossil fuels, it’s losing ground in its ability to use federal legislation to strangle new highways ...

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Equipment

Some old concrete pavement technologies are making a comeback and giving asphalt a run for its money

Some old concrete pavement technologies are making a comeback and giving asphalt a run for its money

The technologies behind the concrete pavements used on our nation’s roads and highways have been around for a while, but new developments in equipment and ...

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