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Marcia Gruver Doyle is editorial director of the Construction Division of Randall-Reilly, which includes Equipment World, Aggregates Manager, Better Roads, ProPickup and Total Landscape Care magazines. She's been reporting on construction for more than 30 years, and has been the chief editor of Equipment World since its inception in 1989. A graduate of Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois, Marcia is past president of the Construction Writers Association and currently serves on the Marketing Committee of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. You can reach her at 205-248-1260 or via email at mgruver@randallreilly.com.

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and brands among excavating contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and...

Posted on Mar 03, 2015

We were also interested in how a contractor’s buy list might change as he increased in size. For example, what ...

Telehandler, aerial lift intros headline JLG’s massive launch at The Rental Show

Telehandler, aerial lift intros headline JLG’s...

Posted on Feb 27, 2015

“We’re calling 2015 the year of the launch,” says Alan Loux, vice president of global marketing for JLG Industries. “We’ve ...

Terex intros rental ready TLB840R backhoe; and yes, it does come in blue (also white) [PHOTOS]

Terex intros rental ready TLB840R backhoe; and yes, it...

Posted on Feb 26, 2015

“The TLB840R is the crown jewel of our show,” said Aron Sweeney, marketing manager, North America for Terex Construction, speaking ...

John Deere unveils 26G compact excavator: less weight, more lift (PHOTOS)

John Deere unveils 26G compact excavator: less weight,...

Posted on Feb 25, 2015

In a continuation of the G-Series upgrades that started in 2013, John Deere has released the 26G and 17G compact ...

Toro’s new vertical lift Dingo TX 1000 lays claim to strongest compact utility loader on the market (PHOTOS)

Toro’s new vertical lift Dingo TX 1000 lays claim...

Posted on Feb 25, 2015

Toro’s Dingo TX 1000’s rated operating capacity makes it the strongest compact utility loader on the market, according to the ...

Case launches a new backhoe: 580N EP aimed at rental, entry-level contractors; upgrades all backhoes to Tier 4 Final (PHOTOS)

Case launches a new backhoe: 580N EP aimed at rental,...

Posted on Feb 24, 2015

At The Rental Show this week, Case Construction Equipment revealed its 580N EP model, a lower horsepower option to its ...

Genie directs new GTH-1254 telehandler at heavy construction, oil and gas industry lifts (PHOTOS)

Genie directs new GTH-1254 telehandler at heavy...

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

Introduced at the recent World of Concrete, the Genie GTH-1256 telehandler takes aim at the heavier, higher lifts required on ...

The Vacuworx Octapad lifts slabs faster with 8 seal points that adapt to imperfections

The Vacuworx Octapad lifts slabs faster with 8 seal...

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

Few concrete highway slabs slated for removal are pristine rectangles. Most are riddled with potholes, surface imperfections and of course, ...

Contractor honors his father’s legacy with successful paving business

Contractor honors his father’s legacy with...

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

The TCW in TCW Construction stands for “Tony’s Cement Works,” a tribute to the company started by Joe Delgado’s father, ...

You’ll soon be able to rent JCB excavators at Home Depot

You’ll soon be able to rent JCB excavators at...

Posted on Feb 18, 2015

JCB will now supply 1,015 Compact Power Equipment Rental stores, located in Home Depots, with its 8029 and 8018 compact ...

IronPlanet, Cat Auction Services hold joint auction while awaiting merger; discuss initial moves into market

IronPlanet, Cat Auction Services hold joint auction...

Posted on Feb 16, 2015

Still awaiting the completion of its merger announced in December, IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services held their first joint live ...

Gradall mounts an excavator atop a Freightliner M2: the roving, “more dig for the dollar” Discovery Series

Gradall mounts an excavator atop a Freightliner M2: the...

Posted on Feb 11, 2015

Saying that Gradall wanted to give its users “more dig for the dollar,” the company is introducing what it calls ...

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