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VIDEO: Excavator stuck boom-deep in mud spins as operator works to free it from flooded cab

VIDEO: Excavator stuck boom-deep in mud spins as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

This is one of the few "stuck videos" that we've come across that doesn't appear to have a happy ending. ...

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after finding him hiding under machine while hauling it away

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

Sean Welch almost got away with his crime scot-free. He just chose the wrong getaway vehicle. According to a report from The ...

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite: Network of dozers, workers and the office removes chaos from construction

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite:...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

When Trimble president and CEO Steve Berglund opened the company's 2014 Dimensions user conference Monday, he mentioned how, from a ...

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee, bathroom breaks; residents of NY town not amused

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A wheel loader operator's use of his machine to go on coffee and bathroom breaks has upset several residents in ...

How telematics is reshaping the future for equipment managers

How telematics is reshaping the future for equipment...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2014

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals' 2014 Asset Management Symposium kicked off Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee, with a record-breaking crowd ...

Bobcat intros S450 skid-steer and T450 compact track loaders with better hydraulic pressure, reduced maintenance

Bobcat intros S450 skid-steer and T450 compact track...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 05, 2014

Bobcat has added the S450 skid-steer loader and T450 compact track loader to the company’s M-Series line, bringing the total ...

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR introduced; suited to landscaping, utility and rental applications

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2014

In addition to its new E2 series of mini-excavators we reported on earlier, Caterpillar has also introduced another mini-ex, but ...

ARA: U.S. equipment rental market to grow 7.3 percent this year, slightly down from earlier predictions

ARA: U.S. equipment rental market to grow 7.3 percent...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 05, 2014

Revising its forecast slightly down from the 7.6 percent growth predicted in July, the American Rental Association now sees 7.3 ...

Caterpillar announces migration process for 4-to-6-liter Tier 4 engines to lesser-regulated countries

Caterpillar announces migration process for...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 04, 2014

Cat has announced the process its dealers in lower regulated countries will use to modify 75-to-174 horsepower Tier 4 equipment ...

Despite slight dip in profit during first 6 months, Komatsu revises full-year forecast upward on “brisk” equipment sales

Despite slight dip in profit during first 6 months,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 04, 2014

Sales and operating income at Komatsu are up during the first six months of the company's fiscal year, but the ...

Kobelco opens new North American headquarters in Texas

Kobelco opens new North American headquarters in Texas

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 04, 2014

As a result of expected rapid growth in their sale of excavators in North America, Kobelco Construction Machinery has opened ...

Terex sells 51% of ASV to Manitex, resulting in skid steer, compact track loader joint venture

Terex sells 51% of ASV to Manitex, resulting in skid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 04, 2014

Terex is selling 51 percent of ASV to Manitex International, resulting in a joint venture that is 51 percent owned ...

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