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John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC excavators to Tier 4 Final; 15,000 hours before DPF ash removal (PHOTOS)

John Deere upgrades 250G LC, 350G LC and 380G LC...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 09, 2014

Three G-Series John Deere excavators—the 250G LC, the 350G LC and 380G LC—have advanced to Tier 4 Final engines that ...

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with fuel efficiency, productivity gains

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment keyed in on efficiency gains with the launch of the Tier 4 Final EC250E and EC300E crawler ...

25-foot foldover light mast from Larson Electronics illuminates up to 2 1/2 acres

25-foot foldover light mast from Larson Electronics...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 08, 2014

Illuminate up to 2 ½ acres of jobsite area with the LM-25-3S-EPL-4X150RT-RB foldover light mast from Larson Electronics, which produces ...

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE's acquisition of Terex's line of articulated and rigid frame trucks.

Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 07, 2014

The Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers, now owned by Volvo Construction Equipment, will appear on North ...

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A wheeled excavators

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 07, 2014

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has expanded its 9A series with three wheeled excavators: the R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A. The machines include upgrades ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 03, 2014

New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed for small spaces (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2014

Ditch Witch has launched its latest horizontal directional drill, the 64-horsepower JT9. Claiming the most power in its class (Ditch Witch ...

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control...

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 01, 2014

There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design of ...

Leon Thompson has a 3,000-square-foot building housing more than 60 one-of-a-kind large scale models.

MODEL MANIA: How diecast construction equipment models...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Go into a contractor’s office and you’re more than likely to see at least one. Sometimes it’s tucked into a ...

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service, tells equipment manufacturers: “You’re only as strong as your weakest dealer” (VIDEO)

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Edgar Butsch, director of equipment operations, M.A. Mortenson Company, Minneapolis, had some kind but blunt words for equipment manufacturers attending ...

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator could deliver hybrid-like fuel savings through precise hydraulics

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

One of the more intriguing equipment technologies to come out of ConExpo 2014 was Hyundai’s Hi-POSS system. (Hyundai Intelligent Power ...

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust and may improve gas mileage, but how will they hold up after 30 years?

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

Ford rocked the automotive world with its decision to use aluminum bodies in pickup trucks starting in 2015. This will ...

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