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“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 ...

Bottom drops on trencher auction sales as rental companies pursue own avenues of disposal

Bottom drops on trencher auction sales as rental...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 10, 2014

The number of trenchers and cable plows being sold at auction has dropped significantly over the past five years, according ...

Caterpillar to close 3 Illinois component plants, move work to Michigan

Caterpillar to close 3 Illinois component plants, move...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it will close three of its plants in Illinois in order to consolidate the work at ...

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 06, 2014

Caterpillar has hired former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to serve as a consultant, the company announced Thursday. Caterpillar says LaHood will ...

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 04, 2014

Chairman and president of Kubota Corporation, Yasuo Masumoto, has died while staying in Tokyo. The 67-year-old failed to leave his room ...

Caterpillar CIO Randy Krotowski resigns

Caterpillar CIO Randy Krotowski resigns

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

Caterpillar Chief Information Officer Randy Krotowski has resigned from the company. Krotowski's departure was effective June 1. The Caterpillar announcement did ...

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

Ditch Witch, Volvo, Talbert Manufacturing name top dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Ditch Witch, Volvo, Talbert Manufacturing name top...

Posted by Brittany Johnson on May 30, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel loader with more payload and a redesigned cab (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2014

Caterpillar has unveiled its latest wheel loader, replacing the 990H with the new, more powerful and more comfortable 990K. Cat increased ...

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