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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.

REVIEW: Case 580 Super N backhoe a nimble, balanced workhorse

REVIEW: Case 580 Super N backhoe a nimble, balanced...

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

For Wayne Dowd, W. Dowd Excavating, Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, it’s how the Case 580 Super N backhoe stacks up against ...

Ditch Witch footings machine combines SK850 mini skid steer with dedicated TR50 trencher

Ditch Witch footings machine combines SK850 mini skid...

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

Ditch Witch has taken its SK850 mini skid steer, introduced last October, and paired it with its new multi-position TR50 ...

Fecon’s Stumpex attachment removes most stumps in just 90 seconds, makes debris cleanup a snap (VIDEO)

Fecon’s Stumpex attachment removes most stumps in...

Posted on Mar 18, 2015

When a land clearing contractor brought what eventually became the Stumpex attachment to Fecon, the concept still needed a lot ...

Three ways to keep up on the construction equipment news front

Three ways to keep up on the construction equipment...

Posted on Mar 10, 2015

Way back in oh, 2011, the main focus of Equipment World was giving you a monthly roundup of industry trends, ...

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and brands among a sample of 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, ...

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