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VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that forgot one vital step

VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Looks like someone forgot to open their tailgate... Thankfully, there were two excavator operators who had some time on their hands ...

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as construction, mining sales weaker than expected

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Despite slashing its sales outlook in tandem with an October announcement of a sweeping cost reduction plan, Caterpillar's full-year sales still fell below ...

Ford invites blue collar customers, including contractor, inside Super Duty development process

Ford invites blue collar customers, including...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Over the last few years, Ford's marketing department has worked really hard to make its F-Series pickups synonymous with blue ...

Lego’s amazing Bucket Wheel Excavator set will include a dump truck; can be rebuilt into aggregate plant (VIDEO)

Lego’s amazing Bucket Wheel Excavator set will...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2016

One of Lego's largest (and coolest) available Technic sets is the remote-control Volvo CE L350F wheel loader. The set includes 1,636 pieces ...

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart microgrid delivering affordable power to developing communities

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2016

Since 2012, PowerHive has been delivering electricity to spread-out rural communities in developing nations. The company does this through a ...

With equipment spending set for all-time high in 2016, ELFA releases Top 10 acquisition trends

With equipment spending set for all-time high in 2016,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2016

Forecasting businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to spend more than $1 trillion on equipment in 2016, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association ...

Messe München establishes bauma Charity Alliance to promote and foster social programs in the construction equipment industry

Messe München establishes bauma Charity Alliance to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2016

Messe München has established the bauma Charity Alliance, an effort to create a network of construction machinery industry companies aimed ...

Ford brings hybrid-inspired Auto Start-Stop engine feature to more F-150 models (VIDEO)

Ford brings hybrid-inspired Auto Start-Stop engine...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2016

Ford has announced that it is expanding the availability of one F-150 feature that takes cues from hybrid electric vehicles. Auto ...

PHOTOS >> 15 present and future machines, processes nominated for 2016 bauma Innovation Award

PHOTOS >> 15 present and future machines,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 26, 2016

Fifteen nominations in five categories for the bauma Innovation Award 2016 were announced at the recent bauma and IFAT Media ...

IronPlanet expands Florida public auction to 5 days to accommodate more sellers

IronPlanet expands Florida public auction to 5 days to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2016

Online equipment marketplace IronPlanet recently announced that it has added a fifth day to its annual unreserved public auction in Kissimmee, ...

Judge throws out ICP’s antitrust suit against Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo CE

Judge throws out ICP’s antitrust suit against...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

A lawsuit filed against three of the largest manufacturers of construction equipment alleging that they worked together to limit competition from ...

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you need to know to get started with this fleet tracking tech

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 22, 2016

EW: What is telematics? DS: Think of it as a conduit that takes information from your vehicle or equipment and sends ...

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