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.

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 ...

John Deere overhauls, expands tractor scraper systems lineup as use grows in highway, residential (PHOTOS)

John Deere overhauls, expands tractor scraper systems...

Posted on May 20, 2015

John Deere has made the most extensive changes to its scraper system since 2008, says Scott Bayless, scraper product consultant. ...

John Deere details development of the 1050K, its largest dozer yet, in walkaround (PHOTOS)

John Deere details development of the 1050K, its...

Posted on May 18, 2015

After debuting its 1050K dozer earlier this year, John Deere recently gave editors a detailed walkaround of its largest, most ...

Nominations due June 5th for AEM Hall of Fame

Nominations due June 5th for AEM Hall of Fame

Posted on May 12, 2015

Do you know of someone in the construction industry who has made a significant contribution to the construction industry? Then ...

New financed equipment sales up 14% in March, led by Cat 259D; used machine sales decline 10% year-over-year

New financed equipment sales up 14% in March, led by...

Posted on May 11, 2015

  The number of financed new units of construction equipment sold or leased in March rose 14 percent compared with February, ...

FLEET PROFILE: The top equipment and brands financed by sewer/water contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The top equipment and brands financed by...

Posted on May 06, 2015

Sewer/water contractors finance a wealth of equipment, but typically favor excavators, backhoes and wheel loaders, according to information from Equipment ...

Did Seattle’s SR 99 tunnel really require Big Bertha? Indeco argues breakers are the answer

Did Seattle’s SR 99 tunnel really require Big Bertha?...

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

  Tunnel boring machines such as Big Bertha, the 7,000-ton machine sidelined after a massive fail under the streets of Seattle, ...

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