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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.

Wacker Neuson is quietly building an entire line of electric loaders, excavators and more

Wacker Neuson is quietly building an entire line of...

Posted on May 05, 2016

While most manufacturers of larger machines focus much of their engineering resources on Tier 4 performance and experiments with hybrid ...

How this carbon fiber donut quickly repairs bridges damaged by earthquakes

How this carbon fiber donut quickly repairs bridges...

Posted on May 05, 2016

Researchers at the University of Utah say they have developed a method that not only greatly reduces the amount of ...

Hyundai’s new compact-radius HX145LCR boasts fuel savings, high-end cab

Hyundai’s new compact-radius HX145LCR boasts fuel...

Posted on May 04, 2016

Rounding out the company's machine introductions at the Bauma show in Munich last month was the compact-radius HX145LCR. The excavator ...

VIDEO: Skid steer lifting parked cars near NYC jobsite lands contractor in hot water

VIDEO: Skid steer lifting parked cars near NYC jobsite...

Posted on May 03, 2016

Video of a skid steer operator lifting and moving an SUV parked near a construction site in the Williamsburg neighborhood ...

John Deere’s new hammer line packs more blows, less parts

John Deere’s new hammer line packs more blows,...

Posted on May 03, 2016

John Deere has introduced a new line of hydraulic hammers optimized to work with select John Deere G- and E-Series ...

Ford issues recalls on 2011-2012 F-150, 2016 Super Duty trucks

Ford issues recalls on 2011-2012 F-150, 2016 Super Duty...

Posted on May 03, 2016

Ford has announced safety recalls that affect certain 2011-2012 model year F-150s and 2016 model year Super Duty trucks. F-150 transmission ...

Ford bringing new Raptor’s 10-speed transmission to the F-150

Ford bringing new Raptor’s 10-speed transmission...

Posted on May 02, 2016

As part of an announcement on new manufacturing facility investments, Ford has announced that it will soon begin offering a 10-speed ...

Ditch Witch enters air excavation market with 3-model lineup; unveils FX, FXT65 vacuum excavators

Ditch Witch enters air excavation market with 3-model...

Posted on May 02, 2016

Ditch Witch has announced its entrance into the air excavation market alongside a new vacuum excavator model. The company now offers ...

Construction spending up in March with jump in apartment starts

Construction spending up in March with jump in...

Posted on May 02, 2016

Mainly due to gains in multi-family residential building, U.S. construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted ...

Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M Series expansion; intros updated 910, 914

Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M...

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

Acknowledging it as a "gray area" machine, Caterpillar is reintroducing the 918 wheel loader, absent from its compact wheel loader lineup since ...

Rotating console on Wacker Neuson’s “dual view” DW50 concept turns this dumper into a mini truck

Rotating console on Wacker Neuson’s “dual...

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

Citing increased adoption of wheel dumpers over smaller trucks on jobsites with difficult terrain or other conditions, Wacker Neuson has ...

VIDEO: Backhoe operator tackles obstacle course of giant, watery holes

VIDEO: Backhoe operator tackles obstacle course of...

Posted on Apr 28, 2016

We've seen various operator obstacle courses, most of them of the rodeo variety involving various earthmoving tasks, barrels and the ...

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