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Volvo CE intros new C-Series motor graders with engine upgrades, better fuel consumption

Volvo CE intros new C-Series motor graders with engine...

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Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 22, 2014

Designed to handle a range of grading applications, Volvo has introduced its new C-Series motor graders, including the G930C, G940C, ...

VIDEO: Watch construction crews bore and blast below New York City to build the 2nd Avenue subway line

VIDEO: Watch construction crews bore and blast below...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2014

"New York City is one of the toughest places to build anything." That quote from NYC subway train service supervisor Bill ...

Construction’s skilled worker shortage intensifies: 83% of firms tell AGC they can’t find enough craft workers

Construction’s skilled worker shortage...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2014

The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft workers is reaching nearly universal levels in the U.S. ...

A new president at Pettibone; new locations for Takeuchi, Bomag, Trimble and more in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

A new president at Pettibone; new locations for...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 22, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

A John Deere 850K with hydrostatic transmission.

The Hydrostatic Revolution: How crawler dozers became...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 21, 2014

Once known as one of the more difficult earthmoving machines to master, the crawler dozer­­, with the right technology, has ...

A place for old iron: HCEA advances National Construction Equipment Museum plan

A place for old iron: HCEA advances National...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 21, 2014

Long out of space at its cramped 7,000-square-foot headquarters, the Historical Construction Equipment Association launched a new campaign this month ...

PHOTOS: JLG opens new customer training center, proving grounds

PHOTOS: JLG opens new customer training center, proving...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 21, 2014

Classes have begun at JLG Industries’ new $2.5 million customer training center and proving grounds in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania. Quadrupling the size ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

PHOTOS: Polaris DAGOR is the ultimate off-road military truck; could be Jeep of the 21st Century

PHOTOS: Polaris DAGOR is the ultimate off-road military...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Oct 20, 2014

It’s the size of a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, sporting the suspension of an off-road Trophy Truck. It has a curb ...

Kubota introduces R530, R630 wheel loaders with hybrid linkage system

Kubota introduces R530, R630 wheel loaders with hybrid...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 20, 2014

Kubota has added two additional models to its compact wheel loader lineup, the 47.9-horsepower R530 and 61.2-horsepower R630, in a ...

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