The top 5 best-selling new and used construction equipment during 1Q 2014

Almost 28,725 new and used machines in the top 11 types of construction equipment* were financed during the first quarter of 2014, according to Equipment Data Associates. This compares to the 30,260 new and used machines in these categories financed during the same quarter of 2013, a 5-percent decline. Compact units with their lower prices dominated the top financed new models sold: 1. Bobcat S650 skid steer, ...

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Is Big Bertha too big? Tunnel-boring machine won’t get back to digging below Seattle for nearly a year

In a slight change in plans, officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation have announced Big Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, won't get back to work below Seattle for nearly a year. Big Bertha has been out of commission since late January when the machine’s cutterhead openings became clogged with ...

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WD-40® Multi-Use Product

When you’ve got a job to do, trust the product that’s been getting stuff done since 1953. WD‑40® Multi-Use Product. It penetrates rust, lubricates metal parts, removes grease and displaces moisture. No other lubricant works harder.

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Construction worker injured when head is pinned between lift and steel beam at Daytona International Speedway

A construction worker operating a scissor lift as part of the renovations taking place at the Daytona International Speedway suffered a head injury Saturday that could have been much worse. The unidentified 43-year-old worker was operating the lift about 94 feet in the air when his head was pressed ...

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The New Automatic Self Cleaning Back-Up Camera

The new automatic self cleaning back-up camera by Orlaco means dust, mud and snow won’t block its view for safe vehicle operation. A built-in cleaning cycle sprays and wipes the camera lens clean to restore a clear view to the operator.

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VIDEO: Watch our 2014 Contractor of the Year box a guy who outweighs him by 100 lbs. in the Golden Gloves

You don’t get very far in the construction business without a competitive spirit, the ability to duke it out, to hang in there for the count, give as good as you get. In the case of Equipment World’s 2014 Contractor of the Year, Jeremy Hiltz, of Ashland, New ...

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IT WILL CHANGE YOUR JOB SITE

Time wasted performing maintenance on your lube equipment slows down your job site and costs you money. That’s why Sage Oil Vac lube equipment features “no pump” designs that use low pressure compressed air to vacuum used oil and dispense new oil.

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Ram debuts 2014 Power Wagon: 6.4L Hemi, 410 hp make a powerhouse 4×4 pickup (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

It's hard to argue with the success of Ford's SVT Raptor 4x4 pickup. It's one of the most recognizable trucks on the road today and has proven so popular Ford had to increase production last year just to meet demand. Not content to let Ford get all the buzz, ...

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