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John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to construction equipment facilities

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2015

John Deere announced today that it would layoff 910 employees across five agricultural equipment factories in Iowa and Illinois as the ...

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job, faceplants into a hole

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2015

We're not really sure what was going through this crew's mind when they thought this massive piece of rock could ...

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...

VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s clothes in uncomfortable display of precision

VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

If you've never been both mesmerized and extremely uncomfortable at the same time, but might like to try it out, ...

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below ...

How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck fleet to save on operating costs

How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 20, 2015

Contractors and fleet managers spend a significant portion of their time looking for ways to control operating costs. Fuel is always a ...

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5% to $26 billion in 2015

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5%...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 20, 2015

The American Rental Association said it expects the 2015 U.S. construction/industrial equipment rental market to grow 8.5 percent this year, ...

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K transforms from pile puncher to finesse machine with a few taps

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

Have you ever operated a wheel loader that was perfect in some applications, but less than ideal in others? Imagine ...

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config perfect for concrete contractors at World of Concrete

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jan 19, 2015

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious ...

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap with a single yank of cable

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Even though there was probably a good deal of work leading up to the moment the video below captures, it's ...

Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm in new agreement with Wirtgen

Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Starting in February, Wacker Neuson will begin selling a line of soil and asphalt compaction rollers manufactured by Hamm. Wacker Neuson ...

John Deere releases series of online videos to explain how its WorkSight and telematics tech optimizes jobsites

John Deere releases series of online videos to explain...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jan 16, 2015

For those out there still on the fence about telematics or just looking to learn a bit more about how ...

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