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Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M Series expansion; intros updated 910, 914

Caterpillar brings back the 918 compact loader in M...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2016

Acknowledging it as a "gray area" machine, Caterpillar is reintroducing the 918 wheel loader, absent from its compact wheel loader lineup since ...

Rotating console on Wacker Neuson’s “dual view” DW50 concept turns this dumper into a mini truck

Rotating console on Wacker Neuson’s “dual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2016

Citing increased adoption of wheel dumpers over smaller trucks on jobsites with difficult terrain or other conditions, Wacker Neuson has ...

VIDEO: Backhoe operator tackles obstacle course of giant, watery holes

VIDEO: Backhoe operator tackles obstacle course of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2016

We've seen various operator obstacle courses, most of them of the rodeo variety involving various earthmoving tasks, barrels and the ...

POLL: Do you plan to lease equipment this year?

POLL: Do you plan to lease equipment this year?

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 28, 2016

While we mostly hear about owning and renting from contractors we've spoken to recently, leasing is still an attractive option ...

JCB intros THL 540-140 Hi-Viz Loadall telehandler

JCB intros THL 540-140 Hi-Viz Loadall telehandler

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 28, 2016

At the recent Bauma show in Munich, JCB celebrated the production of the 200,000th Loadall, plus introduced the THL 540-140 ...

Liebherr unveils PR 716 dozer, updated excavator quick coupler

Liebherr unveils PR 716 dozer, updated excavator quick...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 27, 2016

Liebherr always has a massive home turf presence at the Bauma show in Germany, and this year’s show was no ...

Mack’s new Predictive Cruise control for mDrive AMT remembers those hills

Mack’s new Predictive Cruise control for mDrive...

Posted by Jason Cannon on Apr 27, 2016

Along with the unveiling of its new 2017 MP Series engine models, Mack Trucks announced that it will offer Predictive ...

Bertha will soon begin digging below the viaduct its path will replace

Bertha will soon begin digging below the viaduct its...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2016

The world's largest tunneling machine will soon begin its dig beneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, its first activity ...

DeWalt unveils the MD501: A rugged phone for construction going head-to-head with Cat

DeWalt unveils the MD501: A rugged phone for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 26, 2016

While "the construction industry smartphone market is getting interesting" isn't exactly a phrase I thought I'd be typing a few ...

JCB’s 48Z-1, 55Z-1 and 57C-1 use a longer main boom and shorter dipper arm or stick to provide up to 5 percent greater dump height over previous models to ease truck loading.

JCB launches 4 compact excavators; doubles Contractor...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 26, 2016

JCB’s 48Z-1, 55Z-1 and 57C-1 models actually debuted at The Rental Show in February, but at Bauma made their second ...

Powerscreen’s electric-drive screen offers power source and environmental flexibility

Powerscreen’s electric-drive screen offers power...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 26, 2016

A new, electrically driven Warrior 1400XE mobile screen from Terex Powerscreen debuted at Bauma last week. The choice of electric ...

JCB unveils the Hydradig, a unique wheeled excavator; launches 4 redesigned loaders (VIDEO)

JCB unveils the Hydradig, a unique wheeled excavator;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 25, 2016

While JCB’s Bauma headliner was the wheeled Hydradig excavator—expected to make North American shores next March during ConExpo—it did have ...

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