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VIDEO: Backhoe uses buddy system, descends wall with a lift from another backhoe on the ground

VIDEO: Backhoe uses buddy system, descends wall with a...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 28, 2014

There are lots of ways to get a backhoe down from on top of various objects. Some are conventional and ...

Report: GM won’t have to completely retool factory for aluminum truck manufacturing thanks to new welding process

Report: GM won’t have to completely retool...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 28, 2014

Ford’s new F-150 is the first pickup out of the gate in the race to reduce weight with aluminum, but ...

Construction worker helps police bust guy making meth in Florida park

Construction worker helps police bust guy making meth...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 28, 2014

Police in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, arrested a man earlier this week for trying to make meth in the bathroom ...

Miller Electric’s Millermatic 190 and 141 MIG welders automatically provide weld settings

Miller Electric’s Millermatic 190 and 141 MIG welders...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 28, 2014

Handle light fabrication, maintenance and repair with the MIG and flux-cored capable Millermatic 190 and Millermatic 141 MIG welders from ...

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet from crane on Wisconsin construction site

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for breaking into a Sheboygan construction site and then bungee ...

Michelin opens dedicated plant for airless Tweel tire; coming to mowers next, could cars and trucks be far behind?

Michelin opens dedicated plant for airless Tweel tire;...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

Shortly after the New Year, we awarded Michelin with one of our 2014 Innovations awards for their Tweel airless tire. ...

Fecon’s new RTF230 rubber tire mulching tractor handles ROW maintenance, snow removal

Fecon’s new RTF230 rubber tire mulching tractor...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 26, 2014

Fecon has launched the new RTF230 rubber tire mulching tractor, featuring a 230-horsepower engine and 75-gpm, 6,000-psi flow to the ...

VIDEO: Kip Moore re-releases music video with photos sent in by construction workers

VIDEO: Kip Moore re-releases music video with photos...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

Country star Kip Moore has re-released the music video for his ode to the construction industry, this time with photos ...

Deck collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures another in Boston

Deck collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

One construction worker was killed and one more was injured Tuesday morning when a third story deck the men were ...

Komatsu launches D155AX-8 crawler dozer with performance, fuel efficiency boosts

Komatsu launches D155AX-8 crawler dozer with...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2014

Komatsu has launched the latest addition to its lineup of crawler dozers with the new D155AX-8, touting increased performance thanks ...

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