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The new generation of Volvo-Advanced Combustion Technology (V-ACT) engines feature ultra-high pressure variable fuel injection systems that control combustion temperatures.

Volvo CE unveils EC140E excavator with improved cab,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2015

Continuing its E-Series excavator introductions, which began last year at ConExpo, Volvo Construction Equipment launched the EC140E at its annual ...

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to see how well it holds up with the new PC-11 lube oil

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 30, 2015

A massive amount of lab work goes into formulating a new heavy-duty diesel engine oil. But when the guys in ...

Liebherr to take over production of Claas Scorpion ag telehandlers under new deal

Liebherr to take over production of Claas Scorpion ag...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Under a new agreement between the two companies, Liebherr will begin manufacturing the Scorpion agricultural telehandlers for fellow European manufacturer ...

Carolina Cat Power Systems completes construction of 10-acre solar farm

Carolina Cat Power Systems completes construction of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

The construction of a 10-acre solar farm, led by Carolina Cat Power Systems, is nearing completion. Scheduled to open within the ...

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump trucks with improved cab (PHOTOS)

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 29, 2015

John Deere has launched several updates in its three new E-Series articulated dump trucks, highlighted by a new Tier 4 Final ...

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades buried beneath jobsite

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Though he wasn't exactly sure of what he had struck at the time, an excavator operator in Austria likely needed ...

Print your own F-150 Raptor or Ford GT with the automaker’s new 3D Store

Print your own F-150 Raptor or Ford GT with the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Remember those halcyon days of model car building? Carefully popping those plastic pieces apart before piecing them together? The smell ...

Mythbusters get help from Ditch Witch for crop circle construction

Mythbusters get help from Ditch Witch for crop circle...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

Anyone familiar with Discovery's popular show Mythbusters knows the incredible lengths the show's hosts will go to to put myths, assumptions ...

Man arrested after attacking neighbor’s home with a backhoe in New York

Man arrested after attacking neighbor’s home with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York man was arrested over the weekend after attempting to end a dispute with a neighbor by attacking ...

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 25, 2015

During the Great Recession, one phrase reached cliché status: “this is the new normal.” In other words, suck it up, things ...

Drunk guy wanders onto jobsite, is subdued by workers after trying to operate a backhoe

Drunk guy wanders onto jobsite, is subdued by workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2015

As if workers don't have enough to worry about while trying to get their work done on a busy jobsite, ...

John Deere to call back some laid off workers to Waterloo plant

John Deere to call back some laid off workers to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2015

John Deere has announced that it will ask between 50 and 60 workers laid off earlier this year at its Waterloo, ...

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