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New Holland taps Lieberman as new VP of North America

New Holland taps Lieberman as new VP of North America

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2015

Bret Lieberman, a 25-year veteran of CNH Industrial is the next vice president for North America at New Holland equipment. “I am ...

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 02, 2015

Extended life coolants (ELCs) started gaining traction in the heavy-duty trucking and construction equipment industry about a decade ago. These ...

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck manufactured and crane-assembled in this awesome time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

Anyone who's had the thrill of standing next to a Cat 797 mining truck knows the machine is larger than ...

Vermeer intros PTX40 service plow with remote control for work in confined spaces (PHOTOS)

Vermeer intros PTX40 service plow with remote control...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 01, 2015

Tackle utility and irrigation installations with Vermeer’s walk-beside service plow, which fits in tight spaces. The PTX40 service plow has an ...

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment, ride a bike down newly-poured sidewalk in Michigan

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A contractor in Michigan recently endured a rough week where thousands of dollars of vandalism was done to equipment and ...

The new generation of Volvo-Advanced Combustion Technology (V-ACT) engines feature ultra-high pressure variable fuel injection systems that control combustion temperatures.

Volvo CE unveils EC140E excavator with improved cab,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2015

Continuing its E-Series excavator introductions, which began last year at ConExpo, Volvo Construction Equipment launched the EC140E at its annual ...

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to see how well it holds up with the new PC-11 lube oil

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 30, 2015

A massive amount of lab work goes into formulating a new heavy-duty diesel engine oil. But when the guys in ...

Liebherr to take over production of Claas Scorpion ag telehandlers under new deal

Liebherr to take over production of Claas Scorpion ag...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Under a new agreement between the two companies, Liebherr will begin manufacturing the Scorpion agricultural telehandlers for fellow European manufacturer ...

Carolina Cat Power Systems completes construction of 10-acre solar farm

Carolina Cat Power Systems completes construction of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

The construction of a 10-acre solar farm, led by Carolina Cat Power Systems, is nearing completion. Scheduled to open within the ...

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump trucks with improved cab (PHOTOS)

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 29, 2015

John Deere has launched several updates in its three new E-Series articulated dump trucks, highlighted by a new Tier 4 Final ...

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades buried beneath jobsite

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Though he wasn't exactly sure of what he had struck at the time, an excavator operator in Austria likely needed ...

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