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Minimizer’s tough, poly tool box defies damage

Minimizer’s tough, poly tool box defies damage

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 26, 2014

Your typical metal truck tool box takes up a lot of room, and one good whack and it's dented for ...

Hyundai’s new programmable HL740-9A wheel loader adapts to the job

Hyundai’s new programmable HL740-9A wheel loader...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 24, 2014

With a fully automatic transmission designed for improved travel speed and clutch control, the new, 28,000-pound Hyundai HL740-9A wheel loader ...

Big Bertha’s delays have pushed back the opening of the tunnel it’s digging by 20 months…so far

Big Bertha’s delays have pushed back the opening...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 24, 2014

Seattle's new State Route 99 tunnel is officially 20 months behind schedule, and it's all Bertha's fault. The Associated Press reports ...

Tadano America comic book embezzler named one of top 10 costliest frauds

Tadano America comic book embezzler named one of top 10...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 23, 2014

The $9.3 million embezzlement by the former head of legal affairs and human resources at Tadano America was among the ...

Terex, Manitex finalize skid steer/compact track loader joint venture

Terex, Manitex finalize skid steer/compact track loader...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 23, 2014

The joint venture between Terex and Manitex International has been completed, making Manitex the majority owner of ASV. Terex is selling 51 ...

Obama signs bonus depreciation, Section 179 measure

Obama signs bonus depreciation, Section 179 measure

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 22, 2014

As expected, Obama has signed legislation reinstating tax provisions that could have a direct impact on whether or not you buy ...

IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services announce merger

IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services announce merger

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 22, 2014

Online equipment marketplace IronPlanet and the Caterpillar dealer channel for used equipment sales, Cat Auction Services, have announced a merger. The ...

VIDEO: Building suddenly collapses atop excavator in demolition gone wrong

VIDEO: Building suddenly collapses atop excavator in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

It's hard to see exactly what went wrong in this video, but it definitely highlights the dangers of demolition work. ...

Vermeer launches first Tier 4 Final HDD with engine upgrade to D100x140 S3 Navigator

Vermeer launches first Tier 4 Final HDD with engine...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 19, 2014

Vermeer’s Navigator horizontal directional drill is the first Tier 4 Final drill to hit the pipeline market, as the company ...

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for certification program

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 19, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators and the Pile Driving Contractors Association have teamed up to form ...

John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the power and adds numerous new features

John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 18, 2014

By EPA mandate, almost every new machine introduced today includes a Tier 4 final emissions reduction system. So what really ...

Hitachi mining trucks and excavators to get same 360º cameras and motion detection as Nissan cars and trucks

Hitachi mining trucks and excavators to get same 360º...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Future models of Hitachi Construction Equipment's mining trucks and large hydraulic excavators will soon be much easier to park and ...

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