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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.

Caterpillar says compact wheel loader is the fastest growing compact machine in North America

Caterpillar says compact wheel loader is the fastest...

Posted on Dec 23, 2015

Compact wheel loaders have been the fastest growing compact machine in North America year, says B. J. Meier, senior product ...

Kobelco construction, crane businesses to merge

Kobelco construction, crane businesses to merge

Posted on Dec 22, 2015

Parent Kobe Steel has announced that its Kobelco Construction Machinery and Kobelco Cranes subsidiaries will merge, effective April 1. The Kobelco ...

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 tax breaks extended, sent to President Obama for signature

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 tax breaks extended,...

Posted on Dec 18, 2015

Not only did the bonus depreciation and Section 179 tax breaks come through as expected, current legislation Congress just sent ...

Ed Malzahn, creator of iconic Ditch Witch brand, dies

Ed Malzahn, creator of iconic Ditch Witch brand, dies

Posted on Dec 14, 2015

Ed Malzahn, founder of The Charles Machine Works and its iconic Ditch Witch brand, has passed away at the age ...

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 poised for year-end boost?

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 poised for year-end...

Posted on Dec 10, 2015

If it’s mid-December, it must be time for Congress to extend the bonus depreciation just in time for late holiday ...

China-made Caterpillar 307E2 compact excavator debuts in U.S., fills gap in lineup

China-made Caterpillar 307E2 compact excavator debuts...

Posted on Dec 07, 2015

The new Cat 307E2 7.2-metric-ton compact excavator is positioned to fill the gap between the company’s 5.5-metric-ton 305.5E2 and 8-metric-ton ...

John Deere launches WorkSight Fuel Advantage with consumption target “10% lower than Caterpillar”

John Deere launches WorkSight Fuel Advantage with...

Posted on Dec 03, 2015

John Deere has joined the fuel guarantee fray, with a WorkSight Fuel Advantage program that takes direct aim at the ...

Caterpillar intros RemoteTask: a more precise, lag-free remote control for skid steers, compact loaders (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar intros RemoteTask: a more precise, lag-free...

Posted on Nov 27, 2015

RemoteTask—now available on Cat D Series skid steers, compact track and multi terrain loaders—allows operators to remotely control these machines ...

Intern awards showcase students who will shape construction industry’s future

Intern awards showcase students who will shape...

Posted on Nov 27, 2015

  When contractors talk about the lack of skilled construction labor, they’re usually referencing laborers and equipment operators. But there’s another ...

Announcing the 12 finalists in our 2016 Contractor of the Year awards

Announcing the 12 finalists in our 2016 Contractor of...

Posted on Nov 25, 2015

We are proud to announce the 2016 finalists for our Contractor of the Year program, now in its 16th year. Sponsored ...

Caterpillar brings semi-auto Grade with Assist control to 323F L excavator; grading 45% faster

Caterpillar brings semi-auto Grade with Assist control...

Posted on Nov 17, 2015

Cat has added a semi-autonomous grade assist system option on top of its indicate-only Grade system on the 323F L ...

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