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BlueLine Rental acquires Alabama’s JustRuss Rental

BlueLine Rental acquires Alabama’s JustRuss...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2014

BlueLine Rental, formerly Volvo rents,  is growing its presence in the state of Alabama. The small- to medium-sized construction rental equipment ...

PHOTOS: Directional drill dives from trailer, dangles over Dallas freeway

PHOTOS: Directional drill dives from trailer, dangles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2014

Dallas-area law enforcement got some unwanted experience with uprighting an overturned directional drill Monday afternoon after one fell from a ...

Chevron unveils Delo 400 SD 15W-30 oil, aimed at severe-duty on-and off-highway applications

Chevron unveils Delo 400 SD 15W-30 oil, aimed at...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 16, 2014

Chevron says its Delo 400 SD SAE 15W-30 is a new category of heavy duty engine oil targeted at addressing ...

Caterpillar is planning a Big Data lab that will assist in telematics development

Caterpillar is planning a Big Data lab that will assist...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

Caterpillar has announced an expansion of its efforts in the realm of telematics and how the company analyzes the large ...

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket instead of your hands

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

We've seen plenty examples of equipment operators showing off their skills through interesting demonstrations, but this one from Finland might ...

Thieves steal telehandler from construction jobsite, unsuccessfully try to knock over an ATM with it

Thieves steal telehandler from construction jobsite,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2014

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is hunting for those involved in a failed attempt to either steal or burglarize an ATM ...

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with greater durability, lower operating costs (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 09, 2014

Caterpillar has launched two new wheel excavators—the M318F and M320F—which the company says incorporates the best features of predecessor models ...

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession; contributes the economic value of an entire state

Construction equipment among quickest recovering...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry ...

PHOTOS: See the attachments, truck parts and other construction gear you might have missed in our end-of-summer roundup

PHOTOS: See the attachments, truck parts and other...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 09, 2014

Summer is always a busy time for everyone—with vacations, kids' activities and a hectic schedule, it's easy to look up ...

Caterpillar launches 824K wheel dozer with powertrain, cab improvements, larger fuel tank (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches 824K wheel dozer with powertrain,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 08, 2014

Caterpillar has launched its new 824K wheel dozer, featuring powertrain, cab and serviceability improvements. The new 824K is powered by Cat's ...

Texas construction firms are buying the majority of construction equipment for earthmoving right now and it’s not even close

Texas construction firms are buying the majority of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 08, 2014

At 645 buyers, Texas stomped No. 2 Florida (317 buyers) in the number of financed construction equipment buyers engaged in ...

U.S. exports of construction equipment down 17.3% in first half of 2014

U.S. exports of construction equipment down 17.3% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 08, 2014

Exports of construction equipment made in the U.S. during the first half of the year are down 17.3 percent, according ...

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