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Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

SDLG fills gap in wheel loader lineup with 3-cubic-yard LG948L

SDLG fills gap in wheel loader lineup with 3-cubic-yard...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 21, 2014

Responding to customer demand, SDLG has launched the 3.0-cubic-yard LG948L, designed for a range of construction applications. Alan Quinn, director of ...

Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo CE operating income falls 43% in 2Q

Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2014

After kicking the year off with a sales boost and 29-percent increase in operating income during the first quarter, things ...

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches semi truck onto its side

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

It's a very fortunate thing that the closest third party to this accident was the guy who filmed the whole ...

NCCCO launches boom truck operator certification program

NCCCO launches boom truck operator certification...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators has launched the first phase of a new certification program for ...

Fontaine Heavy-Haul names John Krier president, prepares to launch 2 new trailers

Fontaine Heavy-Haul names John Krier president,...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 17, 2014

Fontaine Heavy-Haul has named John Krier as its new company president. Krier has previously served with the organization as senior corporate ...

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and research

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 16, 2014

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals today announced a partnership agreement with the American Rental Association. The collaboration will enable ...

Vermeer launches D20x22 S3 Navigator HDD: large drill performance on tight jobsites

Vermeer launches D20x22 S3 Navigator HDD: large drill...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 15, 2014

Handle demanding jobs on tight jobsites with Vermeer’s new D20x22 S3 Navigator HDD, which features a small footprint combined with ...

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning & Operating costs

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning &...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 14, 2014

Of all the machines in the earthmoving world bulldozers, particularly large ones, may have the greatest variation when it comes ...

Kubota launches Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade for the KXO40-4 compact excavator

Kubota launches Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade for the KXO40-4...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jul 11, 2014

Kubota has introduced the Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade for the KXO40-4 compact excavator. Featuring six different positions, the blade’s capacity has increased to ...

EXCAVATOR SHOWDOWN: Tracked vs. Wheeled: One’s a hard digger, the other can do more than you may realize

EXCAVATOR SHOWDOWN: Tracked vs. Wheeled: One’s a hard...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 09, 2014

When it comes to high-production digging, you just can’t beat an excavator on steel tracks. But take away the undercarriage ...

Cummins taps Rich Freeland president and COO, Dave Crompton president of engine business

Cummins taps Rich Freeland president and COO, Dave...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 09, 2014

Cummins today announced that it has named Rich Freeland president and chief operating officer of the company. Freeland will focus on ...

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