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Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR introduced; suited to landscaping, utility and rental applications

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2014

In addition to its new E2 series of mini-excavators we reported on earlier, Caterpillar has also introduced another mini-ex, but ...

ARA: U.S. equipment rental market to grow 7.3 percent this year, slightly down from earlier predictions

ARA: U.S. equipment rental market to grow 7.3 percent...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 05, 2014

Revising its forecast slightly down from the 7.6 percent growth predicted in July, the American Rental Association now sees 7.3 ...

Caterpillar announces migration process for 4-to-6-liter Tier 4 engines to lesser-regulated countries

Caterpillar announces migration process for...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 04, 2014

Cat has announced the process its dealers in lower regulated countries will use to modify 75-to-174 horsepower Tier 4 equipment ...

Despite slight dip in profit during first 6 months, Komatsu revises full-year forecast upward on “brisk” equipment sales

Despite slight dip in profit during first 6 months,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 04, 2014

Sales and operating income at Komatsu are up during the first six months of the company's fiscal year, but the ...

Terex sells 51% of ASV to Manitex, resulting in skid steer, compact track loader joint venture

Terex sells 51% of ASV to Manitex, resulting in skid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 04, 2014

Terex is selling 51 percent of ASV to Manitex International, resulting in a joint venture that is 51 percent owned ...

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome emissions challenges with high-def hydraulics, smart technology

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 03, 2014

High-definition is a term normally associated with televisions, but Caterpillar is using it to describe a new hydraulic system that ...

Terex profit falls 30% in 3Q, reduces expectation for full-year earnings

Terex profit falls 30% in 3Q, reduces expectation for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2014

Despite a slight sales boost, equipment manufacturer Terex saw earnings fall during the third quarter and has reduced its earnings ...

The 7 latest trends in over-the-road Heavy Trucks that could impact your construction business

The 7 latest trends in over-the-road Heavy Trucks that...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2014

Significant changes are taking place in over-the-road trucking industry, changes that contractors will also see. Some are inherent in new ...

First Drive: Kenworth’s new T880 vocational truck has a luxury feel sure to please both drivers and mechanics

First Drive: Kenworth’s new T880 vocational truck...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 01, 2014

Kenworth recently debuted its new flagship T880 vocational truck. The new truck, which replaces the venerable T800, went into production ...

Caterpillar launches CT681 vocational truck with new look, better ride on long hauls (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar launches CT681 vocational truck with new...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Oct 31, 2014

Caterpillar added a second model to its new line of vocationally-focused work trucks with the unveiling of the Class 8 ...

Turnaround in construction equipment sales lone 3Q highlight as CNH Industrial profit plummets 113%

Turnaround in construction equipment sales lone 3Q...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2014

Following a second quarter where profit increased despite sales declines, CNH Industrial did not fare nearly as well in the ...

Doosan Telematics now available for the company’s full line of heavy equipment

Doosan Telematics now available for the company’s...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 31, 2014

Doosan has launched an upgraded telematics package for the company’s full line of heavy equipment. Standard on all machines except ...

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