Equipment

Ford reveals 2015 F-150 pricing: aluminum body, new tech boost price of all models

Ford reveals 2015 F-150 pricing: aluminum body, new tech boost price of all models

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

Specs in Your Eyes: The 7 options you need to consider when buying your next pickup truck

Specs in Your Eyes: 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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Safety

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking up cones from work zone

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking up cones from work zone

A construction worker was killed after being hit by a trash truck that crashed into a road work zone last week in Kansas. According to a ...

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Equipment

The Great Attachments Roundup of 2014 (GALLERY)

The Great Attachments Roundup of 2014 (GALLERY)

Whatever the task at hand—cleanup, compaction, concrete and asphalt, demolition, earthmoving, grading, landclearing, landscaping or lifting—there's an attachment in our roundup that will help you ...

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Equipment

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

There's very little context for this video, but when it starts the machine already has one track dangling over the edge of the bench as ...

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Business

Terex sees big profit increase as AWP and MHPS segments boost sales

Terex sees big profit increase as AWP and MHPS segments boost sales

In its latest earnings report, Terex announced increases in both sales and profit during the second quarter of the year. The company's net sales increased to ...

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Gear

GEAR: Knapheide Utility Rack for service trucks handles long items such as pipe and conduit

GEAR: Knapheide Utility Rack for service trucks handles long items such as pipe and conduit

Handle lengthy items not generally suited for service trucks with Knapheide’s Utility Rack, which is useful for pipe, conduit, ladders and more. Featuring square and ...

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Business

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Despite a dip in sales and continued soft demand for mining equipment, Caterpillar today announced a 4-percent increase in profit during the second quarter. The company ...

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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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