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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 ...

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July 2014

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 01, 2014

A snapshot of new and used trencher sales trends based on data from Randall-Reilly's Equipment Data Associates.

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control...

Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 01, 2014

There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design of ...

When lubricating construction equipment, approach the grease gun like a soldier does a rifle

When lubricating construction equipment, approach the...

In the Magazine

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 01, 2014

The weapon Friction is our enemy and lubrication is our ally… if applied correctly. As with any alliance, proper lubrication requires ...

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator could deliver hybrid-like fuel savings through precise hydraulics

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

One of the more intriguing equipment technologies to come out of ConExpo 2014 was Hyundai’s Hi-POSS system. (Hyundai Intelligent Power ...

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

Mentoring spirit enables Pennsylvania contractor Doug Thomas to build a people-first company

Mentoring spirit enables Pennsylvania contractor Doug...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 01, 2014

There are two red chairs in Doug Thomas’ office. Sitting in one when Thomas closes the door is not where ...

How to buy the right backup camera for your pickup truck

How to buy the right backup camera for your pickup...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jun 01, 2014

Imagine backing out of a parking space in your favorite DIY mega store’s parking lot. You’re concentrating on not backing ...

Test Drive: Volvo VNX heavy-hauler is more cruiser than bruiser

Test Drive: Volvo VNX heavy-hauler is more cruiser than...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 01, 2014

While many truck manufacturers do long-range market studies to determine if they should add a new truck model to their ...

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