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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.

Kobelco’s return to independence at ConExpo marked with debuts of excavators, demo machines for North America

Kobelco’s return to independence at ConExpo...

Posted on Mar 06, 2014

“The Kobelco brand has sprouted on this land once again this year,” says Jun Fujioka, president and CEO, Kobelco Construction ...

Volvo CE debuts EC380E excavator, 6 G-Series articulated haulers and 395-hp L250H loader at ConExpo

Volvo CE debuts EC380E excavator, 6 G-Series...

Posted on Mar 06, 2014

In addition to unveiling an electric, remote-controlled concept compact excavator Tuesday, Volvo debuted several new products at ConExpo on Wednesday. EC380E ...

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president Weissburg highlights innovation, discusses recent transactions

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president...

Posted on Mar 06, 2014

In his first comments to the press after taking the reins as president of Volvo Construction Equipment on January 1, ...

IronPlanet positions itself to be multi-channel solution for online equipment buying

IronPlanet positions itself to be multi-channel...

Posted on Mar 06, 2014

IronPlanet is now targeting a whole spectrum of equipment disposal options, designed to make the most out of its 1 ...

International Construction Products to offer U.S. contractors comfort zone when buying deep-discount Chinese machines

International Construction Products to offer U.S....

Posted on Mar 05, 2014

The Chinese machines are here; why aren’t U.S. contractors buying more of them? The up to 40 percent price differential ...

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall 516-42, its largest capacity telehandler

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall...

Posted on Mar 05, 2014

JCB never wastes a news conference, and it’s phalanx of introductions today proved true to form.  The machine intros include the 8018 ...

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime system, upgrades loaders to Tier 4 Final at ConExpo

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime...

Posted on Mar 04, 2014

“The number one thing our customers ask for is uptime,” says Mark Germain, director of customer and product support, John ...

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid excavator and compact wheel loader

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid...

Posted on Mar 03, 2014

If there’s one word that Caterpillar wants you to take away from this year’s ConExpo it’s “technology.” And the equipment ...

Ante, upped: JLG unveils 1850 SJ, world’s tallest telescopic boom topping out at 185+ feet

Ante, upped: JLG unveils 1850 SJ, world’s tallest...

Posted on Feb 26, 2014

Telescopic boom lifts are reaching heights not imagined 10 years ago, when 135 feet of maximum height was pushing the ...

Community involvement, business acumen drives Phillips Companies, one of our 2014 Contractor of the Year finalists

Community involvement, business acumen drives Phillips...

Posted on Feb 24, 2014

“How about some basketball tonight?” It turns out that Brad Phillip’s question to me was less about cheering on the Wright ...

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment of the past decade

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment...

Posted on Feb 24, 2014

Using Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates to find out the unit count winners, we calculated the top-selling construction equipment types and ...

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