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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.

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. ...

Caterpillar’s new AP1000F asphalt paver uses an integrated generator to cut screed heat time in half (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar’s new AP1000F asphalt paver uses an...

Posted on Nov 10, 2014

Number one on the “paving by the numbers” handout Caterpillar gives to contractors is “heat the screed.” That start-up process ...

ARA: U.S. equipment rental market to grow 7.3 percent this year, slightly down from earlier predictions

ARA: U.S. equipment rental market to grow 7.3 percent...

Posted on Nov 05, 2014

Revising its forecast slightly down from the 7.6 percent growth predicted in July, the American Rental Association now sees 7.3 ...

Caterpillar announces migration process for 4-to-6-liter Tier 4 engines to lesser-regulated countries

Caterpillar announces migration process for...

Posted on Nov 04, 2014

Cat has announced the process its dealers in lower regulated countries will use to modify 75-to-174 horsepower Tier 4 equipment ...

Terex sells 51% of ASV to Manitex, resulting in skid steer, compact track loader joint venture

Terex sells 51% of ASV to Manitex, resulting in skid...

Posted on Nov 04, 2014

Terex is selling 51 percent of ASV to Manitex International, resulting in a joint venture that is 51 percent owned ...

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of money” to fix America’s roads and bridges

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of...

Posted on Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Toro buys BOSS snowplows, salt and sand spreaders

Toro buys BOSS snowplows, salt and sand spreaders

Posted on Oct 29, 2014

Toro will buy the BOSS business of Northern Star Industries, based in Iron Mountain, Michigan. BOSS makes snowplows, salt and ...

Smartphone use increases among construction contractors, as does use of apps, interest in video

Smartphone use increases among construction...

Posted on Oct 27, 2014

Clear trends have emerged in the past four years as contractors rely more heavily on technology, according to a new ...

SDLG one year after North American distribution debut: “The most important thing is to do it right”

SDLG one year after North American distribution debut:...

Posted on Oct 27, 2014

SDLG officially entered the North American market a year ago, a full-on test by owner Volvo Construction Equipment to offer ...

A place for old iron: HCEA advances National Construction Equipment Museum plan

A place for old iron: HCEA advances National...

Posted on Oct 21, 2014

Long out of space at its cramped 7,000-square-foot headquarters, the Historical Construction Equipment Association launched a new campaign this month ...

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