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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

After opening its investigation of the case more than a year ago, the U.S. International Trade Commission has made an initial ...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

Komatsu announced today increases in both sales and profit during the company's first quarter ending June 31. The company reported net ...

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 25, 2014

Whatever the task at hand—cleanup, compaction, concrete and asphalt, demolition, earthmoving, grading, landclearing, landscaping or lifting—there's an attachment in our ...

Terex sees big profit increase as AWP and MHPS segments boost sales

Terex sees big profit increase as AWP and MHPS segments...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 25, 2014

In its latest earnings report, Terex announced increases in both sales and profit during the second quarter of the year. The ...

GEAR: Knapheide Utility Rack for service trucks handles long items such as pipe and conduit

GEAR: Knapheide Utility Rack for service trucks handles...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 25, 2014

Handle lengthy items not generally suited for service trucks with Knapheide’s Utility Rack, which is useful for pipe, conduit, ladders ...

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2014

Despite a dip in sales and continued soft demand for mining equipment, Caterpillar today announced a 4-percent increase in profit ...

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford Super Duty pickups pack powerful improvements over 2014 models

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford Super Duty pickups pack powerful...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 22, 2014

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SDLG fills gap in wheel loader lineup with 3-cubic-yard LG948L

SDLG fills gap in wheel loader lineup with 3-cubic-yard...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 21, 2014

Responding to customer demand, SDLG has launched the 3.0-cubic-yard LG948L, designed for a range of construction applications. Alan Quinn, director of ...

Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo CE operating income falls 43% in 2Q

Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2014

After kicking the year off with a sales boost and 29-percent increase in operating income during the first quarter, things ...

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches semi truck onto its side

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

It's a very fortunate thing that the closest third party to this accident was the guy who filmed the whole ...

NCCCO launches boom truck operator certification program

NCCCO launches boom truck operator certification...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators has launched the first phase of a new certification program for ...

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