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VIDEO: Volvo engineer risks his own head in testing truck’s ground clearance

VIDEO: Volvo engineer risks his own head in testing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

Volvo is really on a roll recently with its new series of viral ads for its FMX truck. Last week ...

VIDEO: Hamster drives a Volvo FMX dump truck up the side of a quarry

VIDEO: Hamster drives a Volvo FMX dump truck up the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2013

Wanting to demonstrate the ease in steering its latest FMX dump truck, Volvo Trucks decided to set up a funny ...

Sneak peek: Liebherr to launch articulated dump truck line with TA 230

Sneak peek: Liebherr to launch articulated dump truck...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 16, 2013

At an event in Newport News, Virginia, equipment editors were able to get a first look at the newest product ...

Equipment as Art: Steel sculptor reimagines dozers, dumps, diggers as beautiful cathedrals (PHOTOS)

Equipment as Art: Steel sculptor reimagines dozers,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2013

The My Modern Met blog recently shared photos of sculptures done in the form of construction equipment by a Belgian ...

VIDEO: Dump truck spins a massive burnout, smoke show

VIDEO: Dump truck spins a massive burnout, smoke show

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 10, 2013

It's Friday and we don't know about you but we're feeling a bit like this guy, just wanting to let ...

Video Walkaround: CAT CT660 vocational truck (WOC 2013)

Video Walkaround: CAT CT660 vocational truck (WOC 2013)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 08, 2013

Just about every time you turned around at Caterpillar's World of Concrete 2013 booth, it seemed like another curious attendee ...

Mack Granite blends power, performance and elegance

Mack Granite blends power, performance and elegance

Posted by Jack Roberts on Feb 04, 2013

Driving a new, fully-loaded Mack Granite dump truck near Allentown, Pa., I was reminded that there’s something special about the ...

Jesse Steger (right) with his son Paul.

Fourth-generation grading firm evolves with industry...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 01, 2013

  The story of Steger Construction, Dyersville, Iowa, is one of generations. The family business, one of our 2013 Contractor of the ...

Hitachi launches its largest dump truck

Hitachi launches its largest dump truck

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 11, 2012

Hitachi Construction Machinery has launched its largest dump truck, the EH5000AC-3 rigid dump truck. The dump truck, powered by a Cummins ...

Moving outside of his comfort zone helped Steve Beam bridge the gap in his business

Moving outside of his comfort zone helped Steve Beam...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

An avid sportsman, Beam, 51, loves spending time outdoors – making construction an ideal profession. But when the recession hit ...

Survival Stories

Survival Stories

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2012

The heel-print of the Great Recession continues to reverberate throughout the industry. So how are contractors hanging on? Survivor Stories ...

The owning and operating costs of dump trucks

The owning and operating costs of dump trucks

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 06, 2010

The three-axle dump truck is as integral to construction jobsites as any piece of yellow iron or paving equipment. But ...

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