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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.

How the USDOT’s comprehensive truck size and weight limits study impacts heavy equipment haulers

How the USDOT’s comprehensive truck size and...

Posted on Jul 23, 2015

The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) was passed by Congress and signed by President Obama ...

Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident at Boston’s Logan Airport

Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident...

Posted on Jul 23, 2015

Update: The Boston Globe reports the worker, 54-year-old Lawrence O'Leary, has died from his injuries. O'Leary passed on July 25, more than ...

VIDEO: Thieves nab excavator, rip apart bank wall and drive off with an ATM

VIDEO: Thieves nab excavator, rip apart bank wall and...

Posted on Jul 22, 2015

Though two Florida men weren't the first to think of using a piece of construction equipment to try and break ...

JCB at work on 3 more military projects following success of HMEE high-speed, armored backhoe

JCB at work on 3 more military projects following...

Posted on Jul 22, 2015

Ten years into a successful run of manufacturing a high-speed, armored backhoe for the U.S. Army, the machine's impact is ...

Contractor killed by falling materials on North Carolina jobsite

Contractor killed by falling materials on North...

Posted on Jul 21, 2015

The owner of a construction business who also served as the mayor of his small North Carolina town was killed ...

GMC’s best-selling truck has great momentum, coming off its best June since 2006, and 12 consecutive months of year-over-year sales gains.  With exterior styling as its top reason for purchase, the new truck adds key design elements: LED “C-shaped” signature daytime running lights and LED headlights; new front fascia and grilles for each trim level; new LED fog lamps; new bumpers; and new “C-shaped” LED taillights. The new Sierra will be available in the fourth quarter of this year, with additional details and information on the new model released in the coming months.

GM unveils 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra with...

Posted on Jul 20, 2015

Thanks to some spy shots snapped while the truck was in testing back in April, we knew design changes were ...

Volvo CE profit jumps 80% in 2Q thanks to big sales increases in North America

Volvo CE profit jumps 80% in 2Q thanks to big sales...

Posted on Jul 20, 2015

Following two consecutive quarters of large losses, Volvo Construction Equipment saw a huge increase in profit during the second quarter, ...

Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan jobsite

Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan...

Posted on Jul 20, 2015

A worker on a Michigan jobsite was killed last week when he was struck by an excavator. According to a report ...

VIDEO: Thief crashes into gun store with a backhoe just to steal a broken rifle

VIDEO: Thief crashes into gun store with a backhoe just...

Posted on Jul 17, 2015

A gun store owner in Spring, Texas, would have been glad to hand over the rifle two thieves recently stole ...

Home starts jump 9.8% as apartment construction reaches 28-year high

Home starts jump 9.8% as apartment construction reaches...

Posted on Jul 17, 2015

Thanks to a surge in new apartments, May's decrease in home construction starts was followed up by a sizable increase ...

Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was retired

Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was...

Posted on Jul 17, 2015

A worker who came out of retirement to lend a contractor a hand was killed by a fall last week in ...

More than 250 companies (and counting) have received FAA drone exemptions for construction and surveying

More than 250 companies (and counting) have received...

Posted on Jul 16, 2015

As late as last month, the full number of just how many companies had been granted permission to operate drones ...

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