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

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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

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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 ...

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q 2015

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 26, 2014

CNH Industrial announced today it will close its Calhoun, Georgia, assembly plant—which manufactures the M Series dozers that Case Construction ...

Ford unveils an electric 2015 F-150… a Power Wheels nearly 2 years in the making (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ford unveils an electric 2015 F-150… a Power...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2014

A day after we told you about a miniature Ford Raptor made for adults, Ford and Fisher Price have unveiled ...

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9% boost in fuel efficiency, coming this December (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Sneak Peek: Volvo CE’s EC380 excavator offers 9%...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 24, 2014

With a 9-percent improvement in fuel efficiency, the Tier 4 Final EC380E excavator takes full advantage of its ECO mode, ...

U.S. Army orders $50 million worth of HMEE high-speed backhoes from JCB

U.S. Army orders $50 million worth of HMEE high-speed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2014

The group responsible for the largest order in JCB's history just asked the British heavy equipment maker to re-up its supply ...

GEAR: Blaklader intros high-visibility line of construction clothing

GEAR: Blaklader intros high-visibility line of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 23, 2014

If you've been to the World of Concrete or Conexpo shows, you've probably seen the distinctive Blaklader line of workwear—super ...

VIDEO: Large wheel loader operator pulverizes boss’s Mercedes after dispute

VIDEO: Large wheel loader operator pulverizes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2014

Heated disputes happen at construction and mining sites all the time. Even the coolest of characters can get into a ...

Bobcat intros the Pro Clamp, a system for grabbing oddly-shaped material

Bobcat intros the Pro Clamp, a system for grabbing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2014

Bobcat Company has introduced its Pro Clamp system, which attaches to the company’s M-Series excavator bucket and grabs large, irregular-shaped ...

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