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Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.

Volvo CE earnings jump 31% during 3Q despite flat sales

Volvo CE earnings jump 31% during 3Q despite flat sales

Posted on Oct 24, 2014

Continued weak demand for construction equipment in China has negated sales gains in other parts of the world for the ...

VIDEO: Backhoe shimmies across water on a bridge made of old logs

VIDEO: Backhoe shimmies across water on a bridge made...

Posted on Oct 24, 2014

During the reconstruction of a bridge in what looks to be a very rural part of Brazil, with the water ...

Ritchie Bros. sets dates for annual heavy equipment mega-auction in Orlando

Ritchie Bros. sets dates for annual heavy equipment...

Posted on Oct 24, 2014

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers today announced the dates for its annual multi-day equipment auction held in Orlando. Dubbed "The Big One," the ...

Caterpillar’s rugged new 903C compact wheel loader is low-spec by design

Caterpillar’s rugged new 903C compact wheel...

Posted on Oct 23, 2014

Most new machine introductions come with all the bells and whistles. But when Caterpillar introduced its atypically low-spec 903C compact ...

JCB to cut 150 jobs in UK due to decline in global demand

JCB to cut 150 jobs in UK due to decline in global...

Posted on Oct 23, 2014

JCB has announced it is cutting 150 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Staffordshire, England. According to a report from the ...

Caterpillar profit up 8% in 3Q, beats Wall Street expectations with slight uptick in sales

Caterpillar profit up 8% in 3Q, beats Wall Street...

Posted on Oct 23, 2014

Caterpillar today announced an increase in both profit and sales during the third quarter, beating analyst expectations despite more declines ...

VIDEO: Watch construction crews bore and blast below New York City to build the 2nd Avenue subway line

VIDEO: Watch construction crews bore and blast below...

Posted on Oct 22, 2014

"New York City is one of the toughest places to build anything." That quote from NYC subway train service supervisor Bill ...

Construction’s skilled worker shortage intensifies: 83% of firms tell AGC they can’t find enough craft workers

Construction’s skilled worker shortage...

Posted on Oct 22, 2014

The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft workers is reaching nearly universal levels in the U.S. ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Posted on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

Bob the Builder, construction’s most well-known ambassador to kids, gets a makeover for a new generation

Bob the Builder, construction’s most well-known...

Posted on Oct 20, 2014

After entreating and educating children around the world for the last 16 years, the popular cartoon Bob the Builder has ...

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Posted on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets bored and crushes it instead

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets...

Posted on Oct 17, 2014

Just in case you ever dreamed of playing t-ball with a microwave and using an excavator as a bat, this ...

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