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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.

Skyjack intros TH series telehandlers, saying clean sheet design indicates serious move into telehandler business

Skyjack intros TH series telehandlers, saying clean...

Posted on Feb 04, 2016

Announcing that it was “seriously moving into the telehandler business,” Linamar’s Skyjack division debuted its “clean sheet design” four-model TH ...

PCA, Wells Fargo 2016 construction forecasts: positives outweigh negatives

PCA, Wells Fargo 2016 construction forecasts: positives...

Posted on Feb 02, 2016

Two construction activity forecasts issued today cite positive short term outlooks, while indicating concerns for long-term sustained growth. PCA will likely ...

Heavy equipment dealers: trade skills gap costs industry $2.4 billion a year

Heavy equipment dealers: trade skills gap costs...

Posted on Jan 21, 2016

Construction equipment dealers are reporting significant shortages in getting skilled help, a lack that is directly impacting their bottom line, ...

When it’s a OSHA violation… and when it’s not

When it’s a OSHA violation… and when it’s not

Posted on Jan 20, 2016

Take a look at the photo and see if you can name the OSHA trench safety violations. There’s a man in ...

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite productivity tools

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite...

Posted on Jan 08, 2016

As Jon Kuyers tells it, Vermeer team members started to notice something when they visited contractors. “We’d go to a ...

Cat 320F

Caterpillar intros 320F L excavators with more...

Posted on Dec 30, 2015

The Cat 320F excavator is designed as a “simple, reliable, durable under 50,000-pound machine for contractors looking for a general ...

Caterpillar says compact wheel loader is the fastest growing compact machine in North America

Caterpillar says compact wheel loader is the fastest...

Posted on Dec 23, 2015

Compact wheel loaders have been the fastest growing compact machine in North America year, says B. J. Meier, senior product ...

Kobelco construction, crane businesses to merge

Kobelco construction, crane businesses to merge

Posted on Dec 22, 2015

Parent Kobe Steel has announced that its Kobelco Construction Machinery and Kobelco Cranes subsidiaries will merge, effective April 1. The Kobelco ...

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 tax breaks extended, sent to President Obama for signature

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 tax breaks extended,...

Posted on Dec 18, 2015

Not only did the bonus depreciation and Section 179 tax breaks come through as expected, current legislation Congress just sent ...

Ed Malzahn, creator of iconic Ditch Witch brand, dies

Ed Malzahn, creator of iconic Ditch Witch brand, dies

Posted on Dec 14, 2015

Ed Malzahn, founder of The Charles Machine Works and its iconic Ditch Witch brand, has passed away at the age ...

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 poised for year-end boost?

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 poised for year-end...

Posted on Dec 10, 2015

If it’s mid-December, it must be time for Congress to extend the bonus depreciation just in time for late holiday ...

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