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Behind the Design: Caterpillar engineers low-spec 415F2 to deliver 420 backhoe power

Behind the Design: Caterpillar engineers low-spec 415F2...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 29, 2015

We first brought you the news of Caterpillar's new F2 series of backhoes from the World of Concrete in February. ...

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s first lift at new Tappan Zee bridge site more than a year in the making

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

One of the largest cranes in the world was finally put to use in the Hudson River on Friday as ...

IronPlanet taps former Army Lt. Col. to head GovPlanet military, government equipment auctions

IronPlanet taps former Army Lt. Col. to head GovPlanet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

IronPlanet has gained quite a bit of momentum in the last year with a few big deals and two new site launches. ...

Volvo CE sees demand in China cut in half, profit plunges 46% in 1Q

Volvo CE sees demand in China cut in half, profit...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2015

  Citing weak demand in China, where sales have been cut in half, Volvo Construction Equipment reported a drop in revenues ...

Doosan’s new heavy-duty ditching bucket cuts excavator cycle times with higher capacity

Doosan’s new heavy-duty ditching bucket cuts...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2015

For those excavating and grading projects where you need a bit more capacity than the standard bucket, Doosan has introduced ...

ITC finds Sany guilty of infringing Manitowoc patents, bars Chinese company from selling SCC8500 in US

ITC finds Sany guilty of infringing Manitowoc patents,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2015

After making an initial ruling in favor of Manitowoc last year, the U.S. International Trade Commission has made a final ...

Ditch Witch’s new FXT60 truck vacuum excavator handles potholing and other soft excavation tasks (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch’s new FXT60 truck vacuum excavator...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 27, 2015

Safely identify buried utilities with Ditch Witch’s FXT60 truck vacuum excavator, which handles heavy-duty cleanup jobs and soft excavation tasks ...

Caterpillar beats estimates, boosts profit 20% in 1Q despite dip in sales

Caterpillar beats estimates, boosts profit 20% in 1Q...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2015

Caterpillar delivered very good news for shareholders in its first quarter earnings report, with a big profit increase and an improved ...

VIDEO: Power Wheels 2015 Ford F-150s are so tough they can support full weight of the real truck

VIDEO: Power Wheels 2015 Ford F-150s are so tough they...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2015

Remember the Power Wheels 2015 Ford F-150? It was announced last year, but in the time since, Ford and Fisher ...

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by shrinking or growing to fit any tire

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2015

Michelin has long been at work at removing the hassle of a flat tire. And even though the company's Tweel ...

Case CE consolidates equipment precision services under SiteSolutions umbrella

Case CE consolidates equipment precision services under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 24, 2015

Case Construction Equipment has moved all of its precision services, such as telematics, into one group of services named Case ...

Diesel prices rise for first time in 6 weeks

Diesel prices rise for first time in 6 weeks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 24, 2015

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel increased two cents in the week ending April 20, according ...

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