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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.

Doosan Portable Power intros P185 and C185 Tier 4 Final air compressors

Doosan Portable Power intros P185 and C185 Tier 4 Final...

Posted on Jan 24, 2014

Although the P185 and C185 air compressors look the same on the outside, the Tier 4 Final engine has meant ...

Knaack DataVault secures jobsite computers, monitors, other tech; could replace trailers on some jobs

Knaack DataVault secures jobsite computers, monitors,...

Posted on Jan 23, 2014

A walk around the Werner booth at World of Concrete showcased a number of intriguing products and upgrades. First catching our ...

PCA chief economist Sullivan continues optimistic forecast; 8% cement consumption growth in 2014

PCA chief economist Sullivan continues optimistic...

Posted on Jan 21, 2014

Echoing his forecast at last year’s event—where he passed out sunglasses —during the first morning of World of Concrete 2014 Ed ...

Ride along on a 180-foot trip to the top onboard the new Genie SX-180 telescopic boom (VIDEO)

Ride along on a 180-foot trip to the top onboard the...

Posted on Jan 20, 2014

It had been a bad technology week. I left the office with a fully-charged new tablet that died on the plane ...

Hire a Hero begins staffing effort to create path to construction, trade jobs for veterans

Hire a Hero begins staffing effort to create path to...

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

Hire a Hero, a program designed to transition former U.S. soldiers to the civilian workforce, has not been enough to ...

Diggerland, a construction equipment theme park, is coming to New Jersey (VIDEO)

Diggerland, a construction equipment theme park, is...

Posted on Jan 13, 2014

The United Kingdom’s popular Diggerland Adventure Park—centered around a construction equipment theme—will see a U.S. version. According to philly.com, Sahara Sam’s ...

Caterpillar, Trimble expand agreement to offer “brand agnostic” telematics solution

Caterpillar, Trimble expand agreement to offer “brand...

Posted on Jan 03, 2014

Building on a 18-year relationship, Caterpillar and Trimble announced today an enhanced partnership that will focus on “fleet management and ...

4 New Year’s resolutions every contractor should make to improve their business in 2014

4 New Year’s resolutions every contractor should...

Posted on Jan 03, 2014

Your crews have been sent home, most of your machinery has made it back to the yard for a yearly ...

Contractors are spending more time with their smartphones: have increased app, social media and tablet use as well

Contractors are spending more time with their...

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

While our 2014 Internet Use and Social Media Survey does not show the dramatic contrasts that our 2013 survey did, ...

In face of woes, ChinaDailyUSA says Sany is “gaining traction” in U.S.

In face of woes, ChinaDailyUSA says Sany is...

Posted on Dec 27, 2013

In a report released today, the ChinaDailyUSA website says that 2013 was “a year worth celebrating” for Sany America, a ...

Why do construction crews put Christmas trees on top of “topped out” buildings?

Why do construction crews put Christmas trees on top of...

Posted on Dec 24, 2013

"Topping out”—putting the last structural steel beam or final roofing piece in place on a building—is a project milestone. To ...

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