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Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below ...

Leica DISTO E7500 laser distance meter measures up to 500 feet

Leica DISTO E7500 laser distance meter measures up to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 21, 2015

Tape measures only get you so far, and they're not the fastest way to take measurements, especially when you have ...

How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck fleet to save on operating costs

How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 20, 2015

Contractors and fleet managers spend a significant portion of their time looking for ways to control operating costs. Fuel is always a ...

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5% to $26 billion in 2015

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5%...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 20, 2015

The American Rental Association said it expects the 2015 U.S. construction/industrial equipment rental market to grow 8.5 percent this year, ...

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K transforms from pile puncher to finesse machine with a few taps

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

Have you ever operated a wheel loader that was perfect in some applications, but less than ideal in others? Imagine ...

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config perfect for concrete contractors at World of Concrete

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jan 19, 2015

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious ...

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap with a single yank of cable

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Even though there was probably a good deal of work leading up to the moment the video below captures, it's ...

Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm in new agreement with Wirtgen

Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Starting in February, Wacker Neuson will begin selling a line of soil and asphalt compaction rollers manufactured by Hamm. Wacker Neuson ...

John Deere releases series of online videos to explain how its WorkSight and telematics tech optimizes jobsites

John Deere releases series of online videos to explain...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jan 16, 2015

For those out there still on the fence about telematics or just looking to learn a bit more about how ...

Atlas Copco announces “reintroduction” of Dynapac road equipment with new color scheme, technologies

Atlas Copco announces “reintroduction” of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2015

  Atlas Copco is in the process of revamping its Dynapac line of road construction equipment, the company announced. The most noticeable change to ...

Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for $1.5 million in machines stolen from Indiana jobsites, dealers

Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2015

An investigation involving three sheriff's offices, a city police department and the FBI has busted two men for their connection to a ...

This is the 2016 Nissan Titan XD: Cummins V8 packs HD power in light-duty body (PHOTOS)

This is the 2016 Nissan Titan XD: Cummins V8 packs HD...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2015

If you're a foreign automaker looking to end years of middling market share in the U.S. pickup truck market, it's ...

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