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Alliance Tire shows high-flotation, dually-like tires, new backhoe and flat-proof skid steer tires at Intermat

Alliance Tire shows high-flotation, dually-like tires,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 21, 2015

When is a dually not a dually? The traditional four-per-axle/two per side tire arrangement can be seen on everything from ...

Hamm debuts H 5i, H 7i compact rollers with improved climbing capacity at Intermat (PHOTOS)

Hamm debuts H 5i, H 7i compact rollers with improved...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

Hamm on Monday expanded its lineup of compact rollers with the introduction of the H5i and H7i at the Intermat show ...

Perkins discusses “Tier 5″ planning, impact; announces new engine to be built in US

Perkins discusses “Tier 5″ planning,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 20, 2015

British engine manufacturer Perkins, is meeting with customers and media although not exhibiting at Intermat this year. At least not ...

LiuGong intros 856H wheel loader at Intermat with much-improved carrying capacity, redesigned cab (PHOTOS)

LiuGong intros 856H wheel loader at Intermat with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

Using the Intermat show here in Paris as the stage for the machine's first public appearance, LiuGong debuted the 856H, a ...

PHOTOS: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado sports possible Colorado-like facelift in spy shots

PHOTOS: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado sports possible...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

Unveiled with the 2014 models, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 went seven years before its latest redesign. Possibly inspired by the ...

Volvo CE intros EC220E excavator with power, fuel efficiency boosts

Volvo CE intros EC220E excavator with power, fuel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced an update to its 22-ton EC220 excavator boasting more power and better fuel efficiency than ...

VIDEO: Crane collapses atop Dallas museum, many confuse it for an art installation

VIDEO: Crane collapses atop Dallas museum, many confuse...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

  The Dallas Museum of Art has released surveillance video of a crane collapse that occurred there earlier this month and subsequently ...

Trimble speeds up GPS dozer grade control, intros wireless data sharing between compactors with GCS900, CCS900 systems

Trimble speeds up GPS dozer grade control, intros...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 20, 2015

GPS grade control systems can only go as fast as the machine's receivers can process the signals and hydraulic valves ...

The big Intermat equipment show starts today in Paris and we’ll be there. Prepare yourself with these epic videos

The big Intermat equipment show starts today in Paris...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

Intermat, the world's third-largest construction equipment trade show, begins in Paris today and Equipment World is on hand providing complete coverage throughout ...

GSSI launches ground penetrating radar for road inspection, analysis

GSSI launches ground penetrating radar for road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 17, 2015

Geophysical Survey Systems Inc.’s (GSSI) new RoadScan 30 ground penetrating radar (GPR) system can inspect and analyze roads at highway speeds ...

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer automation allows GPS-like machine control without the price tag (PHOTOS)

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 16, 2015

A theme I hear from contractors these days is that more than ever, they are using dozers to do finish ...

The upcoming Mercedes pickup won’t be a “fat cowboy truck,” Daimler chief says

The upcoming Mercedes pickup won’t be a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

Just in case the recent announcement of a "midsize truck," wasn't a clear enough declaration, with one sentence during an interview ...

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