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John Deere’s 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders deliver tight turning radius, increased hydraulic flow (PHOTOS)

John Deere’s 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 08, 2015

John Deere’s newest compact machines, the 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders, deliver features specifically requested by the company’s customers, ...

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 08, 2015

Kobelco Construction Machinery announced it will build an excavator plant near Spartanburg, South Carolina. The plant will start producing 1,800 ...

Residents of small Oregon town use bulldozer, snow to fight and contain large fire

Residents of small Oregon town use bulldozer, snow to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2015

With no fire department of their own, the residents of a small town in central Oregon banded together in sub-zero ...

Larry Weyers named president of Manitowoc Cranes, Etchart steps down to VP role

Larry Weyers named president of Manitowoc Cranes,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2015

Eric Etchart is stepping down from his role of president at Manitowoc Cranes and into a vice president role as part ...

More than 100 JCB machines aboard tipped-over cargo ship that ran aground near English island

More than 100 JCB machines aboard tipped-over cargo...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2015

More than 100 JCB machines worth millions of dollars are in jeopardy of being lost after a cargo ship ran ...

R. Barry Uber, former president of Ingersoll-Rand Construction and Mining Group, dies at 69

R. Barry Uber, former president of Ingersoll-Rand...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 06, 2015

Barry Uber, a 30-year veteran of Ingersoll-Rand, passed away on Dec. 31 in Springfield, Vermont. Uber began his career at Ingersoll-Rand ...

The Top 14 Construction and Heavy Equipment Stories of 2014

The Top 14 Construction and Heavy Equipment Stories of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2014

In these last hours of 2014, it's easy to look forward to getting 2015 underway, especially for those in the ...

This carbon fiber drone is technically a toy, but its indestructible design is perfect for construction use (VIDEO)

This carbon fiber drone is technically a toy, but its...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2014

One of the best, and perhaps worst, things about drones is that they blur the line between tool and toy. ...

2015 Ford F-150 VelociRaptor boosts 5L V8 to 600+ hp; more muscle than mudder (PHOTOS)

2015 Ford F-150 VelociRaptor boosts 5L V8 to 600+ hp;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 30, 2014

Ford's F-150 Raptor 4x4 turned out to be such a success for the automaker that at one point it had ...

VIDEO: Brazen burglars bust barriers to boost bulldozer in broad daylight

VIDEO: Brazen burglars bust barriers to boost bulldozer...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 30, 2014

A lot of heavy equipment thefts take place on open jobsites and sometimes because keys are left in the ignition. ...

Bobcat’s new 3400, 3400XL utility vehicles are faster, more powerful and easier to handle

Bobcat’s new 3400, 3400XL utility vehicles are...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 30, 2014

Bobcat's 2015 3400 and 3400XL four-wheel-drive utility vehicles are launching with improved suspension systems, faster travel speeds and new payload ...

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