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Volvo CE profit jumps 80% in 2Q thanks to big sales increases in North America

Volvo CE profit jumps 80% in 2Q thanks to big sales...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 20, 2015

Following two consecutive quarters of large losses, Volvo Construction Equipment saw a huge increase in profit during the second quarter, ...

Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan jobsite

Excavator slides into ditch, kills worker on Michigan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 20, 2015

A worker on a Michigan jobsite was killed last week when he was struck by an excavator. According to a report ...

With the hardware hooked up, Cat\'s ARO-enabled dozers can function as full-blown GPS machines.

Caterpillar’s Era of Analytics: Coaching...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 17, 2015

Five years ago, hardly any heavy equipment was connected with telematics, says Paolo Fellin, vice president of construction and infrastructure ...

VIDEO: Thief crashes into gun store with a backhoe just to steal a broken rifle

VIDEO: Thief crashes into gun store with a backhoe just...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2015

A gun store owner in Spring, Texas, would have been glad to hand over the rifle two thieves recently stole ...

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground on new HQ, a JCB Mudfest and more in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground on new HQ, a JCB...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 17, 2015

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground for new headquarters Indiana’s Caterpillar equipment dealer, MacAllister Machinery, celebrated a groundbreaking for its new headquarters on ...

The Vermeer D24x40 S3 has guaranteed sound power of 104 decibels and an operator ear rating of 82.9 decibels.

Vermeer’s new D24x40 S3 drill cuts sound levels...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 16, 2015

Continuing the introduction of its Navigator S3 horizontal directional drills, Vermeer today announced the addition of the D24x40 S3 and ...

More than 250 companies (and counting) have received FAA drone exemptions for construction and surveying

More than 250 companies (and counting) have received...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2015

As late as last month, the full number of just how many companies had been granted permission to operate drones ...

Wacker Neuson updates RD 27 rollers with a range of improvements

Wacker Neuson updates RD 27 rollers with a range of...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 15, 2015

Wacker Neuson’s new 2.5-ton RD 27 ride-on double drum vibratory rollers, which are powered by a 37.5-horsepower Kubota diesel engine, ...

PHOTOS: Meet the 1966 Volvo DR 631: aka Gravel Charlie, the first articulated dump truck ever created

PHOTOS: Meet the 1966 Volvo DR 631: aka Gravel Charlie,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 14, 2015

One display at the recent Volvo Days event in Sweden had a decidedly nostalgic turn: the 1966 Volvo DR 631, ...

Natural gas engines becoming a more attractive alternative all the time

Natural gas engines becoming a more attractive...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 14, 2015

While visiting the Southwest Texas Research Institute in June, Shell Lubricant's global experts gave us a look at what the ...

Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer versatile fuel and DEF delivery

Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 14, 2015

Designed for fuel and DEF delivery and field service, Thunder Creek Equipment offers three FST Series trailer models, available in ...

Hitachi unveils redesigned ZX470LC-6 excavator with increased boom, arm speed (PHOTOS)

Hitachi unveils redesigned ZX470LC-6 excavator with...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 13, 2015

Hitachi has added an upgraded excavator to its Dash-6 line by working to up the machine's productivity and equipping the ...

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