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How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 29, 2015

“What am I doing here?” That was Patricia Hook’s first question when she arrived at J. Pettiecord two years ago. The ...

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after finding him hiding under machine while hauling it away

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

Sean Welch almost got away with his crime scot-free. He just chose the wrong getaway vehicle. According to a report from The ...

DOL and the aggregates industry talk roads, jobs, and safety

DOL and the aggregates industry talk roads, jobs, and...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Nov 05, 2014

Collaboration with the aggregates industry regarding challenges facing it and the nation was the focus of an Oct. 20 roundtable ...

Xbox-like remote control could make operating construction equipment as easy as playing video games (PHOTOS)

Xbox-like remote control could make operating...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2014

Over the years, advances in controls have greatly improved intuitiveness and thus simplified the operation of construction equipment in many ...

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits suicide, says collapse “wasn’t my fault”

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2013

The collapse of a downtown Philadelphia building that killed 6 people last week has turned even more tragic with news ...

Fleeting fame and ‘Machines of Glory’

Fleeting fame and ‘Machines of Glory’

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 04, 2013

OK, I didn't hate it. After you ignored the cringe-worthy title, the television show "Machines of Glory," which aired on Sunday, ...

Equipment operators and "Machines of Glory" contestants (L to R) Justin West, Tom Gardocki and Chris Guins.

‘Machines of Glory’ contestants dish on...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 31, 2012

After keeping their contractual silence for nearly a year, equipment operators Chris Guins, Tom Gardocki and Justin West can now ...

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2012

Extra! Extra! Read All About It By Mike Anderson The headline was smart and catchy. Although I most certainly rolled my eyes, ...

Volvo Road Institute announces 2010-2011 schedule

Posted by on Jul 26, 2010

Volvo Construction Equipment announced its 2010 – 2011 schedule for Volvo Road Institute. Course curriculum ranges from two- to five-day ...

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