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.

The Ditch Witch RT80 trencher has a standard cruise control system for automatic adjustment to ground speed.

ICUEE brings Ditch Witch upgrades to RT80 trencher,...

Posted on Oct 02, 2015

Ditch Witch used ICUEE to announce several upgrades to its trencher, vacuum excavator, directional drills and utility tractor lineups, including ...

McLaughlin intros 3 vacuum excavators at ICUEE (PHOTOS)

McLaughlin intros 3 vacuum excavators at ICUEE (PHOTOS)

Posted on Oct 01, 2015

The McLaughlin MEGA VX200 6-inch truck-mounted vacuum excavator, introduced at ICUEE, is designed to give utility contractors a productive yet ...

Ditch Witch, Vermeer team up with Ericsson to recruit horizontal directional workers to meet massive telecom fiber needs

Ditch Witch, Vermeer team up with Ericsson to recruit...

Posted on Sep 30, 2015

In an effort to meet massive telecom fiber construction needs, telecom services provider Ericsson is joining with Ditch Witch and ...

The 74-horsepower JCB 3CX compact backhoe has standard LiveLink telematics.

JCB unveils the 3CX Compact backhoe at ICUEE; packs...

Posted on Sep 30, 2015

At the ICUEE show, JCB has unveiled its 3CX compact backhoe loader, 35 percent smaller than the company’s standard model 3CX, ...

Ditch Witch sees double-digit growth this year as market for 30,000-pound-and-below drills grows

Ditch Witch sees double-digit growth this year as...

Posted on Sep 29, 2015

“The utility markets inside the United States are extremely strong, and we’ve seen our sales up by double digits,” said ...

What’s your state’s favorite construction machine? The top-selling heavy equipment models and types, state by state

What’s your state’s favorite construction...

Posted on Sep 09, 2015

Looking at the financed equipment data for the first six months of this year, we thought it would ...

In compact track loader’s decade of dominance, 2 things have become clear

In compact track loader’s decade of dominance, 2...

Posted on Aug 31, 2015

Over the past decade, there’s been no bigger machine success story than that of the compact track loader. The revolutionary CTL, ...

Vermeer’s InSite Productivity Tools can be purchased individually, but are designed to sync together to battle the paperwork challenges of directional drilling contractors.

Vermeer’s InSite Productivity Tools eliminate...

Posted on Aug 18, 2015

Planning, mapping and recording the bore; keeping everyone informed as in-field adjustments are made; providing as-builts and finally invoicing: the ...

REVIEW: John Deere 310SK backhoe combines tight controls, high visibility and ample power

REVIEW: John Deere 310SK backhoe combines tight...

Posted on Aug 12, 2015

With a combined 57,200-plus hours of operating time, our 11 reviewers gave the Deere 310SK backhoe a solid 8.6 rating. ...

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now this California contractor doesn’t chase work

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now...

Posted on Aug 11, 2015

Andrew – or Andy – Allen chuckles when asked how he got his start in construction. “I guess you could ...

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