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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.

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with...

Posted on Jul 14, 2014

Now that Volvo Construction Equipment’s acquisition of Terex’s articulated and rigid frame trucks is complete, Volvo is concentrating on continuing ...

John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC excavators to Tier 4 Final; 15,000 hours before DPF ash removal (PHOTOS)

John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC...

Posted on Jul 09, 2014

Three G-Series John Deere excavators—the 250G LC, the 350G LC and 380G LC—have advanced to Tier 4 Final engines that ...

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE's acquisition of Terex's line of articulated and rigid frame trucks.

Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers...

Posted on Jul 07, 2014

The Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers, now owned by Volvo Construction Equipment, will appear on North ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted on Jul 03, 2014

New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July 2014

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July...

Posted on Jul 01, 2014

A snapshot of new and used trencher sales trends based on data from Randall-Reilly's Equipment Data Associates.

Leon Thompson has a 3,000-square-foot building housing more than 60 one-of-a-kind large scale models.

MODEL MANIA: How diecast construction equipment models...

Posted on Jun 30, 2014

Go into a contractor’s office and you’re more than likely to see at least one. Sometimes it’s tucked into a ...

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service, tells equipment manufacturers: “You’re only as strong as your weakest dealer” (VIDEO)

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service,...

Posted on Jun 30, 2014

Edgar Butsch, director of equipment operations, M.A. Mortenson Company, Minneapolis, had some kind but blunt words for equipment manufacturers attending ...

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q 2015

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q...

Posted on Jun 26, 2014

CNH Industrial announced today it will close its Calhoun, Georgia, assembly plant—which manufactures the M Series dozers that Case Construction ...

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9% boost in fuel efficiency, coming this December (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9%...

Posted on Jun 24, 2014

With a 9-percent improvement in fuel efficiency, the Tier 4 Final EC380E excavator takes full advantage of its ECO mode, ...

Model Mania: Shay Stutsman’s model collection

Posted on Jun 20, 2014

Shay Stutsman, project manager for Stutsman Gerbaz Excavating in Snowmass, Colorado, is a third generation contractor. "I got into collecting ...

Model Mania: Diego Ara’s favorite models

Posted on Jun 20, 2014

Diego Ara hails from Spain and says he started building his own heavy equipment models after he couldn't find what ...

Model Mania: Jeff Jelinek’s model collection

Posted on Jun 20, 2014

"I've been collecting models since I was 10," says 55-year-old Jeff Jelinek, a fire protection engineer, who spend 25 years ...

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