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United Rentals cites strong start for 1Q, will add $750 million in fleet this quarter

United Rentals cites strong start for 1Q, will add $750...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 17, 2014

United Rentals says it will bring in $750 million in fleet in the second quarter, the result of a strong ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including shrapnel, acid bath, frame twisting (GIFs, VIDEO)

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

When the 2015 F-150 was announced in January a lot of people wondered just how durable a pickup with an ...

VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel excavator. The largest land vehicle ever built

VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

Deemed the largest land vehicle in history by the Guinness Book of World Records, the Bagger 293 is the single ...

PHOTOS: Amazing images of subway construction in the man-made caverns below New York City

PHOTOS: Amazing images of subway construction in the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Back in June we showed you a handful of pictures from deep below New York City. And while they depicted ...

VIDEO: How to wash a car with a 385-ton excavator (and destroy it in the process)

VIDEO: How to wash a car with a 385-ton excavator (and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2014

This one's pretty simple. Bunch of guys with some time and what looks to be a Liebherr R9400 mining excavator ...

“Netflix model” for online construction safety training makes implementing programs a no-brainer

“Netflix model” for online construction safety...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 02, 2014

Efforts to reduce construction accidents and injuries are slowly but surely having an effect, as each year OSHA’s tally of ...

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in vocal defense of Caterpillar during tax hearing

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Though a U.S. Senate report written by Michigan Democrat Sen. Carl Levin concluded that Caterpillar had done nothing illegal in ...

CNH Industrial taps Leica Geosystems to provide machine control solutions for Case, New Holland equipment

CNH Industrial taps Leica Geosystems to provide machine...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

CNH Industrial announced this morning that it has chosen Leica Geosystems to provide its construction equipment brands with machine control. Leica ...

How to save money and protect equipment by creating an anti-idling policy at your construction company

How to save money and protect equipment by creating an...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

In construction bids, nobody likes to leave money on the table. Yet the biggest controllable expense—fuel cost—is rarely scrutinized for ...

Understanding your pickup’s max payload capacity and how helper springs make a smooth ride of a heavy load

Understanding your pickup’s max payload capacity...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 01, 2014

Hauling 55-gallon drums of diesel, a bed full of pit run gravel or pallets of undercarriage parts are an every ...

How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

How to get the most work out of your compact track...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

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