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.

Contractor honors his father’s legacy with successful paving business

Contractor honors his father’s legacy with...

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

The TCW in TCW Construction stands for “Tony’s Cement Works,” a tribute to the company started by Joe Delgado’s father, ...

You’ll soon be able to rent JCB excavators at Home Depot

You’ll soon be able to rent JCB excavators at...

Posted on Feb 18, 2015

JCB will now supply 1,015 Compact Power Equipment Rental stores, located in Home Depots, with its 8029 and 8018 compact ...

IronPlanet, Cat Auction Services hold joint auction while awaiting merger; discuss initial moves into market

IronPlanet, Cat Auction Services hold joint auction...

Posted on Feb 16, 2015

Still awaiting the completion of its merger announced in December, IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services held their first joint live ...

Gradall mounts an excavator atop a Freightliner M2: the roving, “more dig for the dollar” Discovery Series

Gradall mounts an excavator atop a Freightliner M2: the...

Posted on Feb 11, 2015

Saying that Gradall wanted to give its users “more dig for the dollar,” the company is introducing what it calls ...

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 ...

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