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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.

Built atop loader tracks, the Mk. II is a giant, 6-ton robot made to battle Japan (VIDEOS)

Built atop loader tracks, the Mk. II is a giant, 6-ton...

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

Though not in widespread use quite yet, both remote controlled and autonomous construction equipment are not exactly novel ideas any ...

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot and an orbiting “Loiter” mode

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot...

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

Outside of surveying uses, the vast majority of construction applications for unmanned aircraft require multi-rotor drones like DJI's Phantom series. ...

Rams’ move to LA will bring luxurious stadium, 22k construction jobs

Rams’ move to LA will bring luxurious stadium,...

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

With the National Football League agreeing to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles, the team is ...

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a construction business during the recession, Tim Humerick built a career staring down the odds

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a...

Posted on Jan 18, 2016

Tim Humerick has spent little of his life doing things he didn’t want to do. There was the one time he ...

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to Talk with exclusive launch on Verizon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to...

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Caterpillar has launched its latest smartphone, an update to the thinner S50 model dubbed the S50c. Inside and out, this rugged phone is largely ...

Bobcat intros 40-inch FMR flail mower attachment for compact excavators

Bobcat intros 40-inch FMR flail mower attachment for...

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Bobcat has expanded its offering of flail mower attachments with the introduction of the new 40-inch FMR. The X-Change mounting system ...

Johnson to replace Rapp as president of Caterpillar’s Resource Industries group

Johnson to replace Rapp as president of...

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

The Caterpillar board of directors has elected Denise Johnson as the next group president for Resource Industries. Johnson will replace Ed ...

VIDEO: 3 jacked up pickups in tug of war with Volvo A25G artic would be cute if it weren’t so sad

VIDEO: 3 jacked up pickups in tug of war with Volvo...

Posted on Jan 14, 2016

They seemingly had all the straps, shackles, lift kits and giant tires in the world. And yet... As the emcee says at ...

Backhoe swallowed up as water main break causes sinkhole near Boston

Backhoe swallowed up as water main break causes...

Posted on Jan 14, 2016

A backhoe operator responding to a water main break was able to escape as his machine was partially swallowed by ...

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on jobsites, more contractors plan to increase IT spending

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on...

Posted on Jan 14, 2016

Though the adoption of technology among U.S. construction firms has been somewhat disappointing in the past, there does appear to ...

Construction worker’s $2 million Powerball prize a fortunate accident

Construction worker’s $2 million Powerball prize...

Posted on Jan 14, 2016

A New Mexico construction worker says he nearly walked away from the ticket that has made him $2 million richer ...

Just as the all-new TITAN XD with its Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine has bulked up the standards for customers shopping the light-duty pickup class, the TITAN Warrior Concept was created to take the production version to the extreme. The TITAN Warrior Concept builds on the recent Project Titan, a crowd-sourced customization of an original-generation Titan that sent two U.S. military veterans representing Wounded Warrior Project® on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in Alaska. The new concept truck also pays homage to Nissan’s heritage of off-road racing and adventuring, which goes back to the days of Baja “Hardbody” competition pickups and Paris-Dakar Rally treks.

Nissan unveils the Titan Warrior, an off-roading...

Posted on Jan 13, 2016

Just a month after launching the 2016 Titan XD, it's first Titan refresh in more than a decade, Nissan has ...

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