More from Marcia Gruver Doyle

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.

Volvo CE set up a working lab in a Skanska quarry to study how to make fully-electric equipment a reality

Volvo CE set up a working lab in a Skanska quarry to...

Posted on Jul 28, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment is partnering with multinational construction firm Skanska Sweden and the Swedish Energy Agency on a nearly $25 ...

The Vermeer D24x40 S3 has guaranteed sound power of 104 decibels and an operator ear rating of 82.9 decibels.

Vermeer’s new D24x40 S3 drill cuts sound levels...

Posted on Jul 16, 2015

Continuing the introduction of its Navigator S3 horizontal directional drills, Vermeer today announced the addition of the D24x40 S3 and ...

PHOTOS: Meet the 1966 Volvo DR 631: aka Gravel Charlie, the first articulated dump truck ever created

PHOTOS: Meet the 1966 Volvo DR 631: aka Gravel Charlie,...

Posted on Jul 14, 2015

One display at the recent Volvo Days event in Sweden had a decidedly nostalgic turn: the 1966 Volvo DR 631, ...

Volvo recently unveiled the EC140E excavator. The company's North America sales saw a huge jump in the 2Q.

Volvo CE unveils EC140E excavator with improved cab,...

Posted on Jun 30, 2015

Continuing its E-Series excavator introductions, which began last year at ConExpo, Volvo Construction Equipment launched the EC140E at its annual ...

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Posted on Jun 25, 2015

During the Great Recession, one phrase reached cliché status: “this is the new normal.” In other words, suck it up, things ...

New D23x30 S3 offers sneak peek at Vermeer’s next-gen S3 horizontal drill lineup (PHOTOS)

New D23x30 S3 offers sneak peek at Vermeer’s next-gen...

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

With the D23x30 S3, Vermeer is offering a sneak peek at features that will be incorporated throughout its S3 Series ...

Get the latest on construction equipment scale models during these upcoming events

Get the latest on construction equipment scale models...

Posted on Jun 16, 2015

Contractors are well known equipment scale model enthusiasts, but the attraction doesn’t end with them. There’s a global audience for ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 10% in April; used sales slip 1%

New financed construction equipment sales up 10% in...

Posted on Jun 03, 2015

The total number of financed new units for all construction equipment machine types increased 10 percent compared with March, rising ...

This “crazy diverse” Iowa contractor thrives on doing work that other companies shun

This “crazy diverse” Iowa contractor...

Posted on Jun 02, 2015

"I knew from high school I wanted to be a contractor,” says Jeff Pettiecord. So he started doing small remodeling jobs ...

Ten deaths in 15 days

Ten deaths in 15 days

Posted on May 25, 2015

Ten deaths in 15 Days That was the headline in my print editorial for Equipment World’s May issue. From April 1 ...

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