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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.

John Deere launches 6 new L Series backhoes, 2 with lifting power boosted up to 40% (PHOTOS)

John Deere launches 6 new L Series backhoes, 2 with...

Posted on Apr 15, 2015

The new John Deere L Series backhoes, ranging from the 70-horsepower Tier 4 Interim 310L EP to the 113-horsepower Tier ...

Doosan intros DL250-5, DL250TC-5 wheel loaders: upgraded with roomier cab, engine enhancements

Doosan intros DL250-5, DL250TC-5 wheel loaders:...

Posted on Apr 07, 2015

The new Doosan Z-bar DL250-5 wheel loader and the DL250TC-5 tool carrier model both offer upgrades in fuel management, operator ...

FLEET PROFILE: The top roadbuilding equipment and brands financed by highway contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The top roadbuilding equipment and...

Posted on Apr 06, 2015

What have contractors who are engaged primarily in roadbuilding been adding to their equipment fleets in the past five years? ...

Doosan unveils 5 new crawler excavators ranging from 14 to 23 metric tons (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Doosan unveils 5 new crawler excavators ranging from 14...

Posted on Mar 31, 2015

Doosan continued the introduction of its Tier 4 Final dash-5 crawler excavator lineup, debuting five models in the Arizona desert ...

Doosan intros 3 new wheeled excavator models, discusses North American highway applications

Doosan intros 3 new wheeled excavator models, discusses...

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

In North America, wheeled excavators are more of a niche machine, appealing primarily to municipalities in the Northeast, the Southeast ...

REVIEW: Case 580 Super N backhoe a nimble, balanced workhorse

REVIEW: Case 580 Super N backhoe a nimble, balanced...

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

For Wayne Dowd, W. Dowd Excavating, Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, it’s how the Case 580 Super N backhoe stacks up against ...

Ditch Witch footings machine combines SK850 mini skid steer with dedicated TR50 trencher

Ditch Witch footings machine combines SK850 mini skid...

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

Ditch Witch has taken its SK850 mini skid steer, introduced last October, and paired it with its new multi-position TR50 ...

Fecon’s Stumpex attachment removes most stumps in just 90 seconds, makes debris cleanup a snap (VIDEO)

Fecon’s Stumpex attachment removes most stumps in...

Posted on Mar 18, 2015

When a land clearing contractor brought what eventually became the Stumpex attachment to Fecon, the concept still needed a lot ...

Three ways to keep up on the construction equipment news front

Three ways to keep up on the construction equipment...

Posted on Mar 10, 2015

Way back in oh, 2011, the main focus of Equipment World was giving you a monthly roundup of industry trends, ...

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and brands among a sample of excavating contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and...

Posted on Mar 03, 2015

We were also interested in how a contractor’s buy list might change as he increased in size. For example, what ...

Telehandler, aerial lift intros headline JLG’s massive launch at The Rental Show

Telehandler, aerial lift intros headline JLG’s...

Posted on Feb 27, 2015

“We’re calling 2015 the year of the launch,” says Alan Loux, vice president of global marketing for JLG Industries. “We’ve ...

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