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

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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

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2014

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 23, 2014

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

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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

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2014

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

Harley-Davidson today unveiled today the LiveWire, its first electric motorcycle. You won't find a V-twin engine on this hog. Or ...

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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