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Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9%...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 24, 2014

With a 9-percent improvement in fuel efficiency, the Tier 4 Final EC380E excavator takes full advantage of its ECO mode, ...

VIDEO: Large wheel loader operator pulverizes boss’s Mercedes after dispute

VIDEO: Large wheel loader operator pulverizes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2014

Heated disputes happen at construction and mining sites all the time. Even the coolest of characters can get into a ...

Bobcat intros the Pro Clamp, a system for grabbing oddly-shaped material

Bobcat intros the Pro Clamp, a system for grabbing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2014

Bobcat Company has introduced its Pro Clamp system, which attaches to the company’s M-Series excavator bucket and grabs large, irregular-shaped ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar viral video star and in-house operator Ryan Neal answers your questions

VIDEO: Caterpillar viral video star and in-house...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

As a Senior Demonstrator Instructor at Caterpillar, Ryan Neal travels the world teaching the company's customers how to use those ...

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

Earlier this week, a construction worker at a jobsite in the Queens borough of New York City was killed when ...

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 18, 2014

Last week I attended the Association of Equipment Management Professionals annual retreat and strategy session.  As chairman of the AEMP's ...

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or could the brand establish construction simulators in a bigger way?

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2014

Though this isn't the company's first foray into video games, John Deere appears to have a more focused idea on ...

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2014

A little over a year after releasing its first rugged smartphone, the B15, Caterpillar has upgraded the device with a ...

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are dealing with the complications of Tier 4 (VIDEO)

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 16, 2014

The lack of enthusiasm about the federally-mandated Tier 4 Interim and Final fluid handling and maintenance requirements was front and ...

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one smash of the bucket

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2014

The ease with which this mining excavator is able to completely smash this pickup into the ground is nothing short ...

Volvo CE L150H wheel loader makes U.S. debut with new air filter design (PHOTOS)

Volvo CE L150H wheel loader makes U.S. debut with new...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 12, 2014

The just-released 4-to 15.7-cubic-yard Volvo L150H loader showcases a filter system design that allows 90 percent of the cab air ...

BURIED ALIVE: Why London contractors entombed up to $10 million worth of perfectly good excavators beneath their jobsites

BURIED ALIVE: Why London contractors entombed up to $10...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2014

Typically, excavators are the ones doing the digging; doing the uncovering and the filling. But deep below the streets of ...

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