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VIDEO: Caterpillar viral video star and in-house operator Ryan Neal answers your questions

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

As a Senior Demonstrator Instructor at Caterpillar, Ryan Neal travels the world teaching the company's customers how to use those ...

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

Earlier this week, a construction worker at a jobsite in the Queens borough of New York City was killed when ...

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 18, 2014

Last week I attended the Association of Equipment Management Professionals annual retreat and strategy session.  As chairman of the AEMP's ...

GM recalls 57,192 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD pickups due to power-steering defect

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2014

General Motors has announced a recall on 57,192 HD pickups due to a defect that can cause a loss of ...

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or could the brand establish construction simulators in a bigger way?

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2014

Though this isn't the company's first foray into video games, John Deere appears to have a more focused idea on ...

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat (PHOTOS)

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2014

A little over a year after releasing its first rugged smartphone, the B15, Caterpillar has upgraded the device with a ...

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are dealing with the complications of Tier 4 (VIDEO)

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 16, 2014

The lack of enthusiasm about the federally-mandated Tier 4 Interim and Final fluid handling and maintenance requirements was front and ...

Volvo CE L150H wheel loader makes U.S. debut with new air filter design (PHOTOS)

Volvo CE L150H wheel loader makes U.S. debut with new...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 12, 2014

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Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment fall 18.8% in 1Q; Africa region accounts for only gains

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment fall 18.8%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2014

Exports of construction equipment made in the U.S. fell 18.8 percent between first quarter 2013 and first quarter 2014, according ...

BURIED ALIVE: Why London contractors entombed up to $10 million worth of perfectly good excavators beneath their jobsites

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2014

Typically, excavators are the ones doing the digging; doing the uncovering and the filling. But deep below the streets of ...

Bottom drops on trencher auction sales as rental companies pursue own avenues of disposal

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 10, 2014

The number of trenchers and cable plows being sold at auction has dropped significantly over the past five years, according ...

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