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Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack of consistent work will continue driving equipment rentals

Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Skepticism around Tier 4 equipment and a continued lack of consistent work will contribute to continued momentum in the rental ...

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to 675 hp engines

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2013

Answering concerns about how machines using its Tier 4 engines can be used in lower regulated countries, Cummins said today ...

Caterpillar partners with Shell Canada to develop dual fuel LNG engine and fuel mix for mining trucks

Caterpillar partners with Shell Canada to develop dual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

Caterpillar and Shell Canada announced today a partnership that will test a new engine and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel ...

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is the next Obamacare

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 22, 2013

California is chugging along in it's crusade to build a high-speed rail system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco. How ...

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF retrofits, engine replacements until Jan. 15

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a rebate program that will help construction equipment owners with the cost of reducing ...

Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful pollutants than diesel-only machines

Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

  Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have concluded that while hybrid construction equipment certainly reduces fuel consumption, they are ...

Everything you need to know about Tier 4 Final

Everything you need to know about Tier 4 Final

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2013

January 1, 2014, is a bellwether day for off-road diesel engines. On that fast approaching date, the majority of diesel ...

Opinion: Why I write about Global Warming on a construction equipment site

Opinion: Why I write about Global Warming on a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 17, 2013

A reader from Europe recently asked why I spend a lot of time blogging about global warming and other such ...

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower could be added to the Stockholm skyline

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 27, 2013

A design competition for a new residential tower at the center of Stockholm, Sweden has elicited quite the interesting proposal: ...

German researcher says Global Warming is a dud

German researcher says Global Warming is a dud

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2013

This morning’s Spiegel (the German equivalent of Time magazine) has a refreshingly sober interview with Hans von Storch, one of ...

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to allow for equipment resale in less regulated countries

Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 13, 2013

A conversion kit that will allow Volvo customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines outside of highly regulated countries ...

2012 Ford F-150 XLT

Next-generation engine oil a vital part of heavy-duty...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 03, 2013

If recent announcements from truck manufacturers are any indication, the next generation of heavy-duty truck models and engines will be ...

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