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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 ...

Bob the Builder, construction’s most well-known ambassador to kids, gets a makeover for a new generation

Bob the Builder, construction’s most well-known...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

After entreating and educating children around the world for the last 16 years, the popular cartoon Bob the Builder has ...

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets bored and crushes it instead

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

Just in case you ever dreamed of playing t-ball with a microwave and using an excavator as a bat, this ...

GEAR: Maximize your smartphone’s potential on the jobsite with Ryobi Phone Works connected tools

GEAR: Maximize your smartphone’s potential on the...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

It's easy to forget now that they've become so commonplace, but the fact that your smartphone is outfitted with a ...

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck tires. Here’s an easy way to do it

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Oct 17, 2014

A friend of mine is one of those businessmen who pinches every nickel so hard it turns into a dime. ...

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a dumpster’s doom

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

While saving cats is typically the work of firefighters, a group of construction workers in Des Moines, Iowa, recently made ...

Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company and GPS joined forces to sculpt a face atop the National Mall

Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company...

Tech

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 16, 2014

The intrinsic power of GPS is its effectiveness in so many diverse applications. But while many tout the technology’s ability ...

VIDEO: Why Caterpillar’s autonomous mining tech is “completely different from anything” it’s ever done

VIDEO: Why Caterpillar’s autonomous mining tech...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

Though self-driving vehicles are big topic of dissuasion in the realm of consumer technology right now, the usefulness to industrial ...

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter in California

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

A group of workers from a construction crew working near Sacramento, California, has come forward saying they are still dealing ...

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