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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.

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely on next year’s bond issue for road projects

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely...

Posted on Dec 15, 2014

Gov. Robert Bentley says he has no plans to ask the Alabama legislature to raise the state’s 16-cent-per-gallon gas tax, ...

Why we don’t run straight press releases and why you should care

Why we don’t run straight press releases and why you...

Posted on Dec 12, 2014

We get press releases daily from companies who want to tell our audience about new products, initiatives and corporate changes. ...

2014 bonus depreciation expected to pass; applies to construction equipment bought and put in service by Dec. 31st

2014 bonus depreciation expected to pass; applies to...

Posted on Dec 12, 2014

Just in the nick of time, contractors may once again this year be able to take advantage of a 50 ...

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015 Contractor of the Year awards

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015...

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

Equipment World announces its 2015 finalists for the Contractor of the Year program, now in its 15th year. Each of the ...

Ritchie Bros. 3Q auction proceeds up, revenues down; announces management, structure changes

Ritchie Bros. 3Q auction proceeds up, revenues down;...

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

Ritchie Bros. says it saw a record third quarter in gross auction proceeds, posting $886.9 million for the period, up ...

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in October, up 13 % year-over-year

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in...

Posted on Dec 01, 2014

The number of financed new units of construction equipment sold or leased in October increased by 16 percent compared with ...

Caterpillar’s new 825K the first 4-drum soil compactor with intelligent compaction system (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar’s new 825K the first 4-drum soil...

Posted on Nov 19, 2014

The Cat 825K soil compactor is the first four-drum soil compactor with an intelligent compaction system option, says John Thomas, ...

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63% (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator;...

Posted on Nov 17, 2014

We’re used to numbers—some of them in the double digits—when manufacturers talk about fuel efficiency gains in new equipment. But ...

Volvo transitions backhoe, motor grader manufacturing to Chinese division SDLG; machines will no longer have Volvo brand

Volvo transitions backhoe, motor grader manufacturing...

Posted on Nov 14, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment announced today its Chinese SDLG division will now manufacture its backhoes and motor graders, and the Volvo ...

Wacker Neuson starts building skid steers, compact track loaders in North America

Wacker Neuson starts building skid steers, compact...

Posted on Nov 13, 2014

Four models of skid steers and compact track loaders will be made at Wacker Neuson’s plant in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, ...

Genie keeps GTH-636 6,000-pound-lift capacity telehandler below 75-horsepower for Tier 4 Final (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Genie keeps GTH-636 6,000-pound-lift capacity...

Posted on Nov 10, 2014

The industry practice was fairly straightforward when it came to 6,000-pound-maximum-lift-capacity telehandlers, says Chad Hislop, product management lead, Genie Industries. ...

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