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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, ...

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate today, will likely receive support from John McCain

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2014

Caterpillar has confirmed an earlier report by saying it is scheduled to testify in a U.S. Senate hearing on whether ...

Wacker Neuson achieves revenue, profit goals for 2013, expects to continue growth in 2014

Wacker Neuson achieves revenue, profit goals for 2013,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 31, 2014

Releasing 2013 financial results, German manufacturer Wacker Neuson says its group revenue rose 6 percent to just under $1.6 billion ...

Report: Senate panel investigating Caterpillar for avoiding taxes

Report: Senate panel investigating Caterpillar for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2014

A U.S. Senate panel that has investigated Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and Apple for avoiding paying federal taxes has now turned its ...

VIDEO: The ConExpo 2014 Experience: Tour the largest heavy equipment show in North America

VIDEO: The ConExpo 2014 Experience: Tour the largest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2014

In the weeks since we were in the middle of ConExpo 2014, we've had some time to go through all ...

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor delivers fuel savings, easy maintenance

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 26, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment's new DD25B double drum compactor combines high productivity with reduced fuel consumption with, offering a 7-percent decrease ...

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most revolutionary decade in the history of heavy equipment and truck technology

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 24, 2014

As ConExpos go, the 2014 show was a welcome shot of enthusiasm for the construction industry. But it was a ...

Aim is admirable, but OSHA’s proposed silica rule has 3 fatal flaws

Aim is admirable, but OSHA’s proposed silica rule...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Mar 24, 2014

Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began its public hearings on a proposed update to its 40-year-old ...

AEMP-AEM to release beta of new telematics standard in coming weeks; registration open now to OEMs, providers

AEMP-AEM to release beta of new telematics standard in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2014

This morning, the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announced that a beta version of ...

VIDEO: Excavator bucket-scoots out-of-gas hauler down the road while still on the trailer

VIDEO: Excavator bucket-scoots out-of-gas hauler down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2014

On the jobsite, dozers come in handy every once in a while to give stuck or out-of-fuel equipment a push. ...

SUNsparq solar generator provides enough power for construction as off-grid solution for remote work

SUNsparq solar generator provides enough power for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 20, 2014

The knock against conventional solar power is that it takes a massive number of panels or collectors to generate just ...

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