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Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with fuel efficiency, productivity gains

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment keyed in on efficiency gains with the launch of the Tier 4 Final EC250E and EC300E crawler ...

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE's acquisition of Terex's line of articulated and rigid frame trucks.

Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 07, 2014

The Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers, now owned by Volvo Construction Equipment, will appear on North ...

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A wheeled excavators

Hyundai launches R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 07, 2014

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has expanded its 9A series with three wheeled excavators: the R140W-9A, R180W-9A and R210W-9A. The machines include upgrades ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 03, 2014

New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed for small spaces (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2014

Ditch Witch has launched its latest horizontal directional drill, the 64-horsepower JT9. Claiming the most power in its class (Ditch Witch ...

GM recalls 4×4 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups due to serious software issue

GM recalls 4×4 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2014

General Motors has announced another recall on pickups, this time due to an issue in four-wheel drive pickups that could ...

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July 2014

Quick Data: New and used trencher sales trends for July...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 01, 2014

A snapshot of new and used trencher sales trends based on data from Randall-Reilly's Equipment Data Associates.

Leon Thompson has a 3,000-square-foot building housing more than 60 one-of-a-kind large scale models.

MODEL MANIA: How diecast construction equipment models...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Go into a contractor’s office and you’re more than likely to see at least one. Sometimes it’s tucked into a ...

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service, tells equipment manufacturers: “You’re only as strong as your weakest dealer” (VIDEO)

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Edgar Butsch, director of equipment operations, M.A. Mortenson Company, Minneapolis, had some kind but blunt words for equipment manufacturers attending ...

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator could deliver hybrid-like fuel savings through precise hydraulics

How Hyundai’s prototype R220LC Hi-POSS excavator...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

One of the more intriguing equipment technologies to come out of ConExpo 2014 was Hyundai’s Hi-POSS system. (Hyundai Intelligent Power ...

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust and may improve gas mileage, but how will they hold up after 30 years?

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

Ford rocked the automotive world with its decision to use aluminum bodies in pickup trucks starting in 2015. This will ...

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300 excavator at Hillhead quarry show in UK

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Jun 27, 2014

Two machines from JCB caught my attention this week while touring its booth at this year's Hillhead quarry show in ...

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