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VIDEO: Wacker Neuson intros, demos new SW 28 skid steer, ST 35 compact track loader designed for U.S. contractors

VIDEO: Wacker Neuson intros, demos new SW 28 skid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 06, 2014

In Europe compact wheel loaders do much of the heavy lifting, but in the United States contractors prefer the more ...

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president Weissburg highlights innovation, discusses recent transactions

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 06, 2014

In his first comments to the press after taking the reins as president of Volvo Construction Equipment on January 1, ...

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall 516-42, its largest capacity telehandler

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 05, 2014

JCB never wastes a news conference, and it’s phalanx of introductions today proved true to form.  The machine intros include the 8018 ...

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime system, upgrades loaders to Tier 4 Final at ConExpo

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 04, 2014

“The number one thing our customers ask for is uptime,” says Mark Germain, director of customer and product support, John ...

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP Technician of the Year

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 02, 2014

It takes a lot to keep a big fleet running, even more so under enemy fire and on two continents. But ...

Much improved 4Q and stronger 2013 sales push Terex to “a good year”

Much improved 4Q and stronger 2013 sales push Terex to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 19, 2014

Releasing fourth quarter and full year results today, Terex said it had net sales of $7.1 billion during 2013, up ...

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this year; equipment rental penetration index now nearly 53%

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 11, 2014

With healthy returns posted for rentals in 2013, the American Rental Association is forecasting $41.1 billion in total rental revenues ...

Volvo CE fills gap in C-Series line with launch of  MCT110C compact track loader

Volvo CE fills gap in C-Series line with launch of ...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 10, 2014

With the launch of the MCT110C compact track loader, Volvo Construction Equipment fills the gap between their MCT85C and MCT125C ...

Caterpillar’s new Tier 4 Final M Series 3 motor graders boost fuel efficiency

Caterpillar’s new Tier 4 Final M Series 3 motor...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 06, 2014

Save fuel and reduce emissions with the latest M Series 3 motor graders from Caterpillar—the 12M3, 140M3, 160M3 and their ...

Komatsu profit up 26% in first 9 months due to increased demand for construction equipment

Komatsu profit up 26% in first 9 months due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2014

Despite impact from a low demand for mining equipment, Komatsu saw increases in both sales and profits for the first ...

CNH Industrial full-year revenue flat, but 9% profit gain in 4Q adds to overall positive 2013

CNH Industrial full-year revenue flat, but 9% profit...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2014

Following a down third quarter, CNH Industrial saw an increase in profit for the fourth quarter add to an overall ...

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