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Jeep® Crew Chief 715 Concept

Jeep unveils Crew Chief 715 and Comanche open-air...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2016

Having confirmed that it will release a pickup based on the Wrangler in 2017, Jeep used its 50th Annual Easter ...

Ditch Witch launches C- and CX-Series walk-behind trenchers, and new CX track system

Ditch Witch launches C- and CX-Series walk-behind...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 14, 2016

Ditch Witch has unveiled a new line of walk-behind trenchers, the CX-Series, which are equipped with the company’s new patent-pending ...

Heavy equipment simulators helping contractor recruiting efforts in North Iowa

Heavy equipment simulators helping contractor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2016

Projecting construction positions to be among some of the best paying jobs over the next five years, groups in Iowa ...

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds drastic changes for road builders

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 11, 2016

The Eisenhower Interstate System was a bold plan. It supercharged our economy and provided good, middle class jobs to millions of ...

GM brings Chevy Colorado’s 2.8L Duramax diesel to Express and GMC Savana vans

GM brings Chevy Colorado’s 2.8L Duramax diesel to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2016

GM has announced that it will bring the popular Duramax diesel currently offered as an option on its Chevrolet Colorado ...

Venco Venturo intros van crane for Ford Transit 250 Mid-Roof

Venco Venturo intros van crane for Ford Transit 250...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 10, 2016

Venco Venturo’s new van crane designed for the Ford Transit 250 Mid-Roof features a horizontally articulated jib boom that allows ...

Volvo CE taps Berger as new VP of technology

Volvo CE taps Berger as new VP of technology

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2016

Volvo Construction Equipment has announced that Alan Berger is the company's new senior vice president of technology. Berger replaced Anders P. Larsson who ...

North Carolina officials break ground on new Bonner Bridge (VIDEO)

North Carolina officials break ground on new Bonner...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 10, 2016

It took a while, but North Carolina officials finally broke ground on the new Herbert C. Bonner Bridge this week. For ...

Chevrolet unveils 2016 Silverado 1500, 2500 Z71 Midnight Editions

Chevrolet unveils 2016 Silverado 1500, 2500 Z71...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 09, 2016

Though Chevy has released several special edition pickups in the last few years, the automaker says its Midnight Edition trucks, ...

Vermont’s G. W. Tatro Construction named 2016 Contractor of the Year

Vermont’s G. W. Tatro Construction named 2016...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 08, 2016

Greg and Dawn Tatro, owners of G. W. Tatro Construction, were named Equipment World’s 2016 Contractor of the Year at ...

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period of refinement

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2016

Transmissions Two types of transmissions are commonly found on wheel loaders: hydrostatic and torque converter. With torque converters, the lock-up feature ...

Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February

Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 07, 2016

The U.S. construction industry continued a now 11-month-long streak of job gains in February with the addition of 19,000 jobs. The ...

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