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GEAR: Snap-On low-profile screwdrivers make quick work of tight spaces

GEAR: Snap-On low-profile screwdrivers make quick work...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

We've all been there. Stretching a hand or arm into a tight space that no hand tool was ever meant ...

Caterpillar leadership sees shake-up as heads of mining and dealer support announce retirement

Caterpillar leadership sees shake-up as heads of mining...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2014

Caterpillar has announced the retirement of two group presidents and a vice president, all of which will take effect early ...

VIDEO: Go behind the scenes at LEGO to see how the Volvo L350F wheel loader Technic set was designed

VIDEO: Go behind the scenes at LEGO to see how the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 13, 2014

One of the coolest construction machines to debut at the big ConExpo-Con/Agg show earlier this year was also one of ...

This data collector makes telematics easy

This data collector makes telematics easy

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 13, 2014

Telematics can be very complex, or in this case very simple. The ST-575-HWI wireless hour meter from OEM Data Delivery can ...

VIDEO: Freight train obliterates stuck truck and crane in tow, then derails

VIDEO: Freight train obliterates stuck truck and crane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

While attempting to cross railroad tracks in Mer Rouge, Louisiana, a truck hauling a crane became stuck on the tracks ...

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to bribing county officials, faces up to 10 years in prison

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

A construction equipment dealer in San Antonio faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting to bribing Maverick County, ...

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic gate from a construction site in Green Bay

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

We're not sure what the going rate for traffic gates is on the black market, but it must be enough ...

Caterpillar adds high-horsepower 297D and 297D XHP multi-terrain loaders to lineup

Caterpillar adds high-horsepower 297D and 297D XHP...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 09, 2014

If  you're looking for more muscle and a comfortable-all-day cab environment, Caterpillar showed us two new models that fit the ...

Caterpillar launches steel-tracked 299D XHP with land management package

Caterpillar launches steel-tracked 299D XHP with land...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 08, 2014

Of all the new designs Caterpillar unveiled to the press last week in Clayton, North Carolina, nothing got more second ...

“Left Coast Lifter,” one of the largest floating cranes in the world, clocks in at new Tappan Zee bridge site

“Left Coast Lifter,” one of the largest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2014

One of the world's largest floating cranes has officially reported for duty at the site of New York's upcoming Tappan ...

Equipment rollover kills construction worker in Iowa

Equipment rollover kills construction worker in Iowa

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2014

A construction worker was killed in an apparent rollover accident involving an an unspecified piece of construction equipment in northeast ...

Caterpillar unveils 903C compact wheel loader with hydrostatic transmission, auxiliary hydraulics

Caterpillar unveils 903C compact wheel loader with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2014

Caterpillar has taken the wraps off its newest machine. The 903C compact wheel loader boasts an operating weight of 9,150 ...

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