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Lego, Volvo CE collaborate for a Technic set that builds both a L350F loader and an A25F hauler (PHOTOS)

Lego, Volvo CE collaborate for a Technic set that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2014

Just like all of their competitors at ConExpo, Volvo Construction Equipment had all their biggest and best heavy equipment on ...

PHOTOS: Case tricks out 580 Super N backhoe to match paint job, leather interior of a Ram Laramie Longorn pickup

PHOTOS: Case tricks out 580 Super N backhoe to match...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2014

One of the most popular sights in the North Hall at this year's ConExpo without question has been Case's modified ...

VIDEO: Wacker Neuson intros, demos new SW 28 skid steer, ST 35 compact track loader designed for U.S. contractors

VIDEO: Wacker Neuson intros, demos new SW 28 skid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 06, 2014

In Europe compact wheel loaders do much of the heavy lifting, but in the United States contractors prefer the more ...

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president Weissburg highlights innovation, discusses recent transactions

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 06, 2014

In his first comments to the press after taking the reins as president of Volvo Construction Equipment on January 1, ...

International Construction Products to offer U.S. contractors comfort zone when buying deep-discount Chinese machines

International Construction Products to offer U.S....

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 05, 2014

The Chinese machines are here; why aren’t U.S. contractors buying more of them? The up to 40 percent price differential ...

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall 516-42, its largest capacity telehandler

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 05, 2014

JCB never wastes a news conference, and it’s phalanx of introductions today proved true to form.  The machine intros include the 8018 ...

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime system, upgrades loaders to Tier 4 Final at ConExpo

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 04, 2014

“The number one thing our customers ask for is uptime,” says Mark Germain, director of customer and product support, John ...

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid excavator and compact wheel loader

Caterpillar stresses technology, unveils 336F H hybrid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 03, 2014

If there’s one word that Caterpillar wants you to take away from this year’s ConExpo it’s “technology.” And the equipment ...

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF product design award

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Just in case award-winning design plays heavily into your buying decisions, Volvo Construction Equipment might have the compact excavator for ...

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP Technician of the Year

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 02, 2014

It takes a lot to keep a big fleet running, even more so under enemy fire and on two continents. But ...

Heavy equipment technicians should avoid “mechanical logic” when diagnosing electrical problems

Heavy equipment technicians should avoid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2014

Even the best mechanics and technicians tend to get brain freeze when faced with an electrical problem. Fleet managers and ...

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