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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.

Doosan begins manufacturing its own air compressor engines and airends

Doosan begins manufacturing its own air compressor...

Posted on Feb 06, 2015

Starting with its P185WDO model, Doosan Portable Power says it will be the only air compressor supplier to also manufacture ...

Case reconfigures skid steer, compact track loader lineup in move to Tier 4 Final, intros 3 new sizes (PHOTOS)

Case reconfigures skid steer, compact track loader...

Posted on Feb 05, 2015

The entire Case Construction Equipment skid steer and compact track loader line is now Tier 4 Final compliant, a move ...

Cat’s new K2 dozers offer a primer and alternative to full-blown GPS (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Cat’s new K2 dozers offer a primer and...

Posted on Feb 05, 2015

Because of its precision earthmoving capabilities, a dozer is one of the first machines a contractor considers upgrading with GPS ...

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight...

Posted on Feb 04, 2015

Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 ...

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve...

Posted on Jan 30, 2015

All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from...

Posted on Jan 29, 2015

“What am I doing here?” That was Patricia Hook’s first question when she arrived at J. Pettiecord two years ago. The ...

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant construction equipment as a competitive advantage

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant...

Posted on Jan 26, 2015

Andrew Allen, president of R. J. Allen Inc, has a different perspective on California Air Resources Board regulations, which require ...

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5 percent

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5...

Posted on Jan 20, 2015

The American Rental Association said it expects the 2015 U.S. construction/industrial equipment rental market to grow 8.5 percent this year, ...

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5% to $26 billion in 2015

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5%...

Posted on Jan 20, 2015

The American Rental Association said it expects the 2015 U.S. construction/industrial equipment rental market to grow 8.5 percent this year, ...

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and safety with hefty monthly bonus checks

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and...

Posted on Jan 12, 2015

Although still in its early days, a program implemented by J. Pettiecord, Des Moines, Iowa, in September is already having ...

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South...

Posted on Jan 08, 2015

Kobelco Construction Machinery announced it will build an excavator plant near Spartanburg, South Carolina. The plant will start producing 1,800 ...

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