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

VIDEO: Large wheel loader operator pulverizes...

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 ...

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

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 ...

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or could the brand establish construction simulators in a bigger way?

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2014

Though this isn't the company's first foray into video games, John Deere appears to have a more focused idea on ...

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one smash of the bucket

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2014

The ease with which this mining excavator is able to completely smash this pickup into the ground is nothing short ...

Bottom drops on trencher auction sales as rental companies pursue own avenues of disposal

Bottom drops on trencher auction sales as rental...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 10, 2014

The number of trenchers and cable plows being sold at auction has dropped significantly over the past five years, according ...

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 06, 2014

Caterpillar has hired former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to serve as a consultant, the company announced Thursday. Caterpillar says LaHood will ...

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 04, 2014

Chairman and president of Kubota Corporation, Yasuo Masumoto, has died while staying in Tokyo. The 67-year-old failed to leave his room ...

IronPlanet launches allEquip: a used construction equipment marketplace with “Buy Now” prices

IronPlanet launches allEquip: a used construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2014

IronPlanet today announced the launch of allEquip, its new online marketplace for used equipment. But unlike the company's other offerings, ...

Ditch Witch, Volvo, Talbert Manufacturing name top dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Ditch Witch, Volvo, Talbert Manufacturing name top...

Posted by Brittany Johnson on May 30, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel loader with more payload and a redesigned cab (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2014

Caterpillar has unveiled its latest wheel loader, replacing the 990H with the new, more powerful and more comfortable 990K. Cat increased ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China shop, stacks glass, somehow doesn’t break anything

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2014

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For ...

As most-patented truck in Ford history, 2015 F-150 is “teaching the world” how to build a high-tech pickup

As most-patented truck in Ford history, 2015 F-150 is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2014

Given that the 2015 Ford F-150 is the first pickup with an aluminum body, it's not exactly surprising that the ...

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