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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.

PHOTOS: Caterpillar unveils new 3-tower HQ campus spanning 6 city blocks in Peoria (VIDEO)

PHOTOS: Caterpillar unveils new 3-tower HQ campus...

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

Caterpillar will make major, but very welcome, changes to the Peoria skyline with the construction of a three-tower company headquarters building ...

VIDEO: 1,100 pounds of dynamite fails to bring down Vegas hotel, ruins demo firm’s perfect record

VIDEO: 1,100 pounds of dynamite fails to bring down...

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

With hundreds of spectators gathered and even a couple of showgirls in attendance, when it came time for the Clarion ...

John Deere 1Q profit plummets 43% as ag slowdown continues; further declines expected

John Deere 1Q profit plummets 43% as ag slowdown...

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

In recent years, as the effects of the recession were hammering the construction industry and the profit margins of heavy ...

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area women for construction apprenticeships

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area...

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

With the area's number of women working in construction and the the trades dead even with the national average of ...

Ritchie Bros. breaks more sales records at annual Orlando auction

Ritchie Bros. breaks more sales records at annual...

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers announced that its big Orlando auction has once again broken records. During the five-day unreserved public auction last ...

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down to 2 weeks, announces 2015 dates

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down...

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates of its second annual Safety Stand-Down for construction fall prevention. Citing ...

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Worker killed in wall collapse on Wisconsin jobsite

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

A construction worker in Madison, Wisconsin, was killed Friday morning after a wall collapsed on top of him. According to a report ...

VIDEO: Crane drops dozer into pit, quickly tumbles in after

VIDEO: Crane drops dozer into pit, quickly tumbles in...

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

So, this went just about as badly as is possible. Just remember, when lowering massive machines into a pit with a ...

Reminder: You can equip the 2015 F-150 to handle a snow plow for only $50 (VIDEO)

Reminder: You can equip the 2015 F-150 to handle a snow...

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

With the worst of the winter season upon us and plenty of snow for those contractors who make a bit ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Caterpillar hit with $1 billion in penalties, taxes on Swiss unit as feds open new investigation into overseas profit shifting

Caterpillar hit with $1 billion in penalties, taxes on...

Posted on Feb 19, 2015

If slumping mining demand and oil prices hadn't made things hard enough on the company's finances, Caterpillar is now facing increased ...

Big Bertha wakes from one-year nap, begins to chew her way into repair pit

Big Bertha wakes from one-year nap, begins to chew her...

Posted on Feb 19, 2015

For the first time in more than a year, Big Bertha actually bored. According to a report from the Seattle Times, the world's largest ...

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