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How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and ...

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before clawing its own way up to escape loose terrain

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Steep grades and loose terrain can be formidable foes for heavy machinery on their own. So it's no surprise that ...

VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel excavator. The largest land vehicle ever built

VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

Deemed the largest land vehicle in history by the Guinness Book of World Records, the Bagger 293 is the single ...

VIDEO: How to wash a car with a 385-ton excavator (and destroy it in the process)

VIDEO: How to wash a car with a 385-ton excavator (and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2014

This one's pretty simple. Bunch of guys with some time and what looks to be a Liebherr R9400 mining excavator ...

VIDEO: Burglars drive away with excavator, truck and trailer in quick construction equipment heist

VIDEO: Burglars drive away with excavator, truck and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2014

It's not quite a scene out of Ocean's Eleven, but the burglars who recently drove away with an excavator, truck and ...

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in vocal defense of Caterpillar during tax hearing

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Though a U.S. Senate report written by Michigan Democrat Sen. Carl Levin concluded that Caterpillar had done nothing illegal in ...

How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

How to get the most work out of your compact track...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate today, will likely receive support from John McCain

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2014

Caterpillar has confirmed an earlier report by saying it is scheduled to testify in a U.S. Senate hearing on whether ...

Wacker Neuson achieves revenue, profit goals for 2013, expects to continue growth in 2014

Wacker Neuson achieves revenue, profit goals for 2013,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 31, 2014

Releasing 2013 financial results, German manufacturer Wacker Neuson says its group revenue rose 6 percent to just under $1.6 billion ...

Report: Senate panel investigating Caterpillar for avoiding taxes

Report: Senate panel investigating Caterpillar for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2014

A U.S. Senate panel that has investigated Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and Apple for avoiding paying federal taxes has now turned its ...

VIDEO: The ConExpo 2014 Experience: Tour the largest heavy equipment show in North America

VIDEO: The ConExpo 2014 Experience: Tour the largest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2014

In the weeks since we were in the middle of ConExpo 2014, we've had some time to go through all ...

10 ConExpos and counting: How construction’s big show has evolved

10 ConExpos and counting: How construction’s big...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 25, 2014

This was my 10th ConExpo. Since the show used to be every six years, and now is every three years, that ...

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