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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 ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Thief attempts surgical ATM robbery with backhoe before running over it instead

VIDEO: Thief attempts surgical ATM robbery with backhoe...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 12, 2015

Beyond the selfishness and stupidity of actually attempting the crime, the video below mostly illustrates how darn near impossible it is ...

Hannay’s new N700 Series hose reel features narrow frame, compact mounting base

Hannay’s new N700 Series hose reel features narrow...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The new narrow N700 Series hose reels from Hannay Reels are designed for for lubrication, assembly, washdown and more, and ...

Caterpillar cost-cutting continues: company to clip 240 workers at Illinois mining plants

Caterpillar cost-cutting continues: company to clip 240...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2015

Caterpillar will lay off 240 workers across two of its Illinois plants as the company continues to cope with a ...

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing construction machines of the year

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 08, 2015

Our 2015 Innovation award winners include an excavator that goes into semi-automatic mode every time you get close to the ...

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