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Cummins sales, profit and expectations rise in 2Q due to stronger demand in North America

Cummins sales, profit and expectations rise in 2Q due...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

Cummins has announced gains in both sales and profit during the second quarter. The company has raised its full-year forecast ...

TOWGATE: Ford’s numbers don’t add up in brawl with Ram over heavy-duty pickup towing title

TOWGATE: Ford’s numbers don’t add up in...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Aug 04, 2014

When there’re billions of dollars in sales on the table, auto manufacturers that build pickups aren’t shy about boasting they’re ...

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in terrorist rampage in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2014

One man is dead and six others are wounded in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem carried out ...

CNH Industrial profit up 10% despite sales declines in construction and ag equipment

CNH Industrial profit up 10% despite sales declines in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2014

A slight increase in revenues boosted profit 10 percent at CNH Industrial during the second quarter of the year as ...

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing House’s $10.8 billion highway funding patch

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 01, 2014

The Senate on Thursday passed a 10-month funding bill that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke until ...

8 reasons why you pay too much for your equipment’s tires… and what you can do about it

8 reasons why you pay too much for your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 01, 2014

Contractors hate leaving money on the table at a bid letting. But how much money are you wasting by neglecting ...

Safe Under Cover: The best toolboxes for your pickup truck

Safe Under Cover: The best toolboxes for your pickup...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Aug 01, 2014

One of the first accessories that finds its way onto a work truck is a toolbox, or in some job ...

The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

H&E Equipment Services rental revenues up 18%, equipment sales up 20% in 2Q

H&E Equipment Services rental revenues up 18%,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 01, 2014

Integrated construction equipment distribution and rental firm H&E Equipment Services says its rental revenues increased 18 percent in its second ...

MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment operators?

MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 31, 2014

Many people assume that operating heavy construction equipment is a man’s job. After all, these are big, powerful machines. Grease ...

Drilling delays a problem for tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha even as she slumbers below ground

Drilling delays a problem for tunnel-boring machine Big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 31, 2014

Crews in Seattle are now expected to finish digging a 12-story pit to reach stalled tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha one ...

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