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12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter to win a LEGO Technic Volvo wheel loader!)

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter...

Posted on Dec 08, 2014

It's that time of year again. Time to face down traffic and head to the shopping malls and department stores, ...

Report: GM won’t have to completely retool factory for aluminum truck manufacturing thanks to new welding process

Report: GM won’t have to completely retool...

Posted on Nov 28, 2014

Ford’s new F-150 is the first pickup out of the gate in the race to reduce weight with aluminum, but ...

PHOTOS: The 2015 Ram 700 is the tiny pickup we wish we could buy (despite its 1.6L engine)

PHOTOS: The 2015 Ram 700 is the tiny pickup we wish we...

Posted on Nov 11, 2014

While the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the way to go for Ram fans who want considerable power with great ...

Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company and GPS joined forces to sculpt a face atop the National Mall

Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company...

Posted on Oct 16, 2014

The intrinsic power of GPS is its effectiveness in so many diverse applications. But while many tout the technology’s ability ...

Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues restructuring; Bobcat, Terex add dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues...

Posted on Oct 03, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and...

Posted on Oct 01, 2014

In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Posted on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower gas tax, surrender federal highway authority to states

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower...

Posted on Sep 18, 2014

Construction groups and transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program ...

New “bridge in a backpack” construction method saves Vermont town time and money

New “bridge in a backpack” construction...

Posted on Sep 16, 2014

Those who have driven in the Fairfield, Vermont, area recently may have wondered what construction crews were doing placing hollow ...

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics like college athletes and now they have a waiting list

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics...

Posted on Sep 08, 2014

Recruiting diesel technology students hasn’t been a challenge for Washburn Institute of Technology, based in Topeka, Kansas. “If I could get ...

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after driving into wet concrete

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after...

Posted on Aug 29, 2014

An elderly woman caused $10,000 worth of damage when she drove through 50 feet of newly-poured concrete in the 25th Street ...

Construction worker rolled over by equipment and killed while laying asphalt in Arkansas

Construction worker rolled over by equipment and killed...

Posted on Aug 19, 2014

A worker in Batesville, Arkansas was killed earlier this month when he was rolled over by a piece of equipment. John ...

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