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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 01, 2014

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Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2014

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Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in 2014 along with their size and fuel efficiency

Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2014

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How adding services helped J&S General Contracting grow during the recession

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Business

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 01, 2014

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Safe Under Cover: The best toolboxes for your pickup truck

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Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Aug 01, 2014

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The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

The Great Attachments Roundup of 2014 (GALLERY)

The Great Attachments Roundup of 2014 (GALLERY)

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 25, 2014

Whatever the task at hand—cleanup, compaction, concrete and asphalt, demolition, earthmoving, grading, landclearing, landscaping or lifting—there's an attachment in our ...

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