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Volvo and Mack open support center aimed at preventing truck downtime before it happens

Volvo and Mack open support center aimed at preventing...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Dec 10, 2014

Downtime is a killer for fleets with very real bottom line consequences. Customer support specialists for Mack Trucks and Volvo ...

Volvo launches first T4i de-tiering kit allowing resale of certain articulated haulers, wheel loaders to lesser-regulated countries

Volvo launches first T4i de-tiering kit allowing resale...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched its first conversion kit that will allow customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines to ...

2nd Day of Construction Gifts: Haynes Build Your Own V8 Engine

2nd Day of Construction Gifts: Haynes Build Your Own V8...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 09, 2014

Even if you know how an internal combustion engine works, this scale model, see- through engine is a great gift ...

JCB to supply Terex with engines for site dumpers

JCB to supply Terex with engines for site dumpers

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

JCB has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build engines for Terex site dumpers. The $7 million (£4.5 ...

Construction superintendent risks his life to stop wrong-way driver in Florida

Construction superintendent risks his life to stop...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

After seeing story after story about deaths resulting from accidents caused by people driving the wrong way down Florida Interstates ...

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange lane paint for making work zones more visible to drivers

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that it will be the first DOT in the United States to test ...

1st Day of Construction Gifts: LEGO Technic Volvo L350F R/C wheel loader

1st Day of Construction Gifts: LEGO Technic Volvo L350F...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

Usually, seeing "some assembly required" on a box is an annoyance. But when it comes to LEGO, the more pieces ...

Toyota to unveil 2016 Tacoma at Detroit Auto Show next month; here’s a spy shot of the new design to hold you over

Toyota to unveil 2016 Tacoma at Detroit Auto Show next...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

Though Toyota has long dominated the market for midsize pickup trucks, consider the competition reignited. Soon after Motor Trend announced the Chevrolet ...

PHOTOS: 2014 Trailer Directory: The best trailers and service truck accessories of the year

PHOTOS: 2014 Trailer Directory: The best trailers and...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 08, 2014

Each year, Equipment World spotlights some of the latest and greatest trailers and accessories available. In this year's roundup, we ...

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but unemployment rises

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

With an addition of 20,000 workers during November, the U.S. construction industry added employees to its workforce for an 11th ...

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