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Ritchie Bros. breaks more sales records at annual Orlando auction

Ritchie Bros. breaks more sales records at annual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers announced that its big Orlando auction has once again broken records. During the five-day unreserved public auction last ...

VIDEO: Crane drops dozer into pit, quickly tumbles in after

VIDEO: Crane drops dozer into pit, quickly tumbles in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

So, this went just about as badly as is possible. Just remember, when lowering massive machines into a pit with a ...

Hitachi’s new ZX300LC-6 excavator ups horsepower 32%

Hitachi’s new ZX300LC-6 excavator ups horsepower...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 20, 2015

Hitachi has designed the new ZX300LC-6 excavator with a variety of applications in mind, including site development and roadbuilding jobs. ...

Reminder: You can equip the 2015 F-150 to handle a snow plow for only $50 (VIDEO)

Reminder: You can equip the 2015 F-150 to handle a snow...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

With the worst of the winter season upon us and plenty of snow for those contractors who make a bit ...

Komatsu’s new PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator features cab, productivity enhancements

Komatsu’s new PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator features...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 19, 2015

Komatsu America’s new Tier 4 Final PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator, which features a SAA6D114E-6 engine that delivers 257 net horsepower, has ...

Caterpillar hit with $1 billion in penalties, taxes on Swiss unit as feds open new investigation into overseas profit shifting

Caterpillar hit with $1 billion in penalties, taxes on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

If slumping mining demand and oil prices hadn't made things hard enough on the company's finances, Caterpillar is now facing increased ...

Big Bertha wakes from one-year nap, begins to chew her way into repair pit

Big Bertha wakes from one-year nap, begins to chew her...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

For the first time in more than a year, Big Bertha actually bored. According to a report from the Seattle Times, the world's largest ...

Shell debuts Rotella ELC-NF, a nitrite-free, multi-vehicle coolant

Shell debuts Rotella ELC-NF, a nitrite-free,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 19, 2015

Modern diesel engines run hotter, no getting around it. To help these emissions-compliant engines keep cool, Shell Lubricants has introduced ...

VIDEO: Best dad ever builds drivable mini Caterpillar Model 22 dozer using lawnmower parts for son

VIDEO: Best dad ever builds drivable mini Caterpillar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

It's not every dad that loves heavy equipment and tinkering so much that he builds a bulldozer for his young ...

Caterpillar dealers FABCO, Fabick Cat announce plans to merge

Caterpillar dealers FABCO, Fabick Cat announce plans to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

Cat dealers FABCO Equipment, out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and John Fabick Tractor (Fabick Cat), of Fenton, Missouri, are merging to ...

Terex finishes 2014 with a 27% profit increase but expects sales declines in 2015

Terex finishes 2014 with a 27% profit increase but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

Terex has released its fourth quarter and full-year earnings report and despite consecutive down quarters to finish the year, the ...

You’ll soon be able to rent JCB excavators at Home Depot

You’ll soon be able to rent JCB excavators at...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 18, 2015

JCB will now supply 1,015 Compact Power Equipment Rental stores, located in Home Depots, with its 8029 and 8018 compact ...

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