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12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter to win a LEGO Technic Volvo wheel loader!)

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 08, 2014

It's that time of year again. Time to face down traffic and head to the shopping malls and department stores, ...

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and abandoned in icy Lake Michigan

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

A brand new 20-ton Komatsu excavator was discovered in Lake Michigan earlier this week near Milwaukee and police are trying ...

Komatsu launches PC290LC-11 long-arm hydraulic excavator with fuel economy, cab improvements

Komatsu launches PC290LC-11 long-arm hydraulic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 03, 2014

Komatsu today introduced an update to its PC290LC long-arm hydraulic excavator. The new PC290LC-11 replaces the -10 model, is outfitted ...

Construction spending up 1.1% in October due to gains in homebuilding, government nonresidential

Construction spending up 1.1% in October due to gains...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

U.S. construction spending rose 1.1 percent during the month of October due mainly to increases in homebuilding and government nonresidential ...

Construction worker killed in paving accident at Baltimore airport

Construction worker killed in paving accident at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

A construction worker part of a paving crew doing a job at the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was ...

Construction worker helps police bust guy making meth in Florida park

Construction worker helps police bust guy making meth...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 28, 2014

Police in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, arrested a man earlier this week for trying to make meth in the bathroom ...

Miller Electric’s Millermatic 190 and 141 MIG welders automatically provide weld settings

Miller Electric’s Millermatic 190 and 141 MIG welders...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 28, 2014

Handle light fabrication, maintenance and repair with the MIG and flux-cored capable Millermatic 190 and Millermatic 141 MIG welders from ...

2015 Ford F-150 grabs best fuel economy of all gas-powered full-size trucks thanks to 2.7L EcoBoost V6, lighter aluminum body

2015 Ford F-150 grabs best fuel economy of all...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2014

Ever since Ford's unveiling of the 2015 F-150, the truck's aluminum body and the addition of a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 ...

Sand breaks construction worker’s 60-foot fall from scaffolding in Florida

Sand breaks construction worker’s 60-foot fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2014

Florida is known for its white sandy beaches, and one construction worker will likely look at that sand with a ...

Caterpillar’s new 825K the first 4-drum soil compactor with intelligent compaction system (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar’s new 825K the first 4-drum soil...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 19, 2014

The Cat 825K soil compactor is the first four-drum soil compactor with an intelligent compaction system option, says John Thomas, ...

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence clicks back up

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2014

U.S. home starts fell 2.8 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.009 million, according to preliminary data ...

Spray injection DuraPatcher is a quick, cost-effective repair solution for potholes

Spray injection DuraPatcher is a quick, cost-effective...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 19, 2014

Simplify pothole repair with the DuraPatcher trailer-mounted spray injection pothole patcher. With a Tier 4 compliant diesel engine and blower ...

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