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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 extends fuel payback guarantee program; says 15% of enrollees are new customers

Caterpillar extends fuel payback guarantee program;...

Posted on Nov 12, 2015

Caterpillar announced today it will extend its “Cat pays you back” fuel consumption guarantee program to include more than 130 ...

Liebherr expects 2015 sales to top $10 billion; U.S. sales growth at 17.9% for first half

Liebherr expects 2015 sales to top $10 billion; U.S....

Posted on Nov 10, 2015

Speaking at a press event in England, Stefan Heissler, member of the directorate of Liebherr International, said the privately-held company ...

Liebherr models L550 through L586 have a new power standard power-split transmission. Using both a mechanical and a hydrostatic drive, the design captures the best of both. The hydrostatic is used for short loading cycles, while the mechanical is used for longer distances and uphill sections. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) automatically adjusts between the two drives, matching the drive type to the job at hand.

Liebherr unveils XPower wheel loaders with standard...

Posted on Nov 06, 2015

Calling it a “significant milestone,” Liebherr says it will use a power-split transmission as standard throughout its entire new XPower ...

2015: The limited edition of the company’s backhoe marks its 70th anniversary.

Vintage-styled 3CX backhoe marks JCB’s 70th...

Posted on Oct 23, 2015

Marking its 70th anniversary, JCB has issued a limited edition 3CX super backhoe loader. Only 70 of these machines will ...

Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders JV disposes assets from $1.1 billion SH99 Grand Parkway Project

Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders JV disposes assets...

Posted on Oct 20, 2015

As it closes out the massive $1.1 billion SH99 Grand Parkway Project road project in Houston, Texas, during the next ...

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 ...

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