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.

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for entries

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for...

Posted on Aug 28, 2014

Equipment World’s Contractor of the Year program—which  honors the forward thinkers, high achievers and just plain good people in construction—is ...

Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason Andringa incoming president, CEO

Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason...

Posted on Aug 26, 2014

Vermeer Corporation has named Jason Andringa incoming president and CEO, taking over the position from his mother, Mary Vermeer Andringa, ...

Bobcat adds Trimble GPS option to grader attachment (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Bobcat adds Trimble GPS option to grader attachment...

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

By adding a Trimble GCS900 GPS grade control option to its grader attachment, Bobcat says owners of its M Series ...

Bobcat’s new zero tail swing E20 compact excavator arrives at dealers this fall

Bobcat’s new zero tail swing E20 compact...

Posted on Aug 19, 2014

Bobcat’s new E20 compact excavator, sized to fit in the 1-to-2 metric ton class and replacing the company’s 324 model, ...

Briggs & Stratton to acquire Allmand Bros. for $62 million

Briggs & Stratton to acquire Allmand Bros. for $62...

Posted on Aug 14, 2014

Briggs & Stratton announced today it will acquire Allmand Bros, manufacturer of towable light towers, industrial heaters and solar LED ...

ARA: U.S. equipment rental will grow 7.6% in 2014, exceed $51 billion in 2018

ARA: U.S. equipment rental will grow 7.6% in 2014,...

Posted on Aug 12, 2014

U.S. total equipment rental revenue will grow 7.6 percent this year, reaching $35.8 billion, but the American Rental Association is ...

We’re giving away construction equipment models. Here are the winners so far and what’s still up for grabs

We’re giving away construction equipment models....

Posted on Aug 11, 2014

Our Model Mania story has generated lots of interest on our site, and here’s one reason why: We’re giving away ...

Financed used construction equipment sales drop third month in a row; new financed units flat in June

Financed used construction equipment sales drop third...

Posted on Aug 11, 2014

According to the latest numbers from Equipment Data Associates, the number of financed used construction equipment sold dropped in June ...

What it’s like to work at Bobcat: New office gives equipment giant a tech startup feel (PHOTOS)

What it’s like to work at Bobcat: New office...

Posted on Aug 07, 2014

Taking cues from several tech companies, including Microsoft, Google and Sundog, Bobcat opened its $28 million Acceleration Center in Bismarck ...

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed Road Crew Crunch, a line of construction-themed snacks

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed...

Posted on Aug 04, 2014

Blame it on Grandma. “My grandmother had a snack mix she called Gravel,” relates Daren Rexroad (but please call him “Rex”), ...

H&E Equipment Services rental revenues up 18%, equipment sales up 20% in 2Q

H&E Equipment Services rental revenues up 18%,...

Posted on Aug 01, 2014

Integrated construction equipment distribution and rental firm H&E Equipment Services says its rental revenues increased 18 percent in its second ...

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