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VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a landslide

VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 01, 2016

A minor landslide earlier this month turned into a much larger problem in California after El Nino pounded northern California. The ...

Link-Belt unveils 210 X4 excavator: light on the trailer, heavy in the field with 9% cycle boost

Link-Belt unveils 210 X4 excavator: light on the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 29, 2016

Big enough for heavy digging and utility work but light enough for easy transportation, the new Link-Belt 210 X4 excavator ...

VIDEO: Ford explains how it lifted 9 trucks with a Super Duty frame amid commenter criticism of stunt

VIDEO: Ford explains how it lifted 9 trucks with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2016

One of Ford's big marketing points when it unveiled the 2017 Super Duty pickups last year was the trucks' new, ...

World of Concrete 2016 coverage starts Tuesday from Las Vegas. Come visit our booth!

World of Concrete 2016 coverage starts Tuesday from Las...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2016

On Monday, the entire Equipment World team will make its way to Las Vegas for the huge World of Concrete 2016 ...

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

Pink paver helps VT LeeBoy and Stephenson Equipment raise $100,000 for American Cancer Society

Pink paver helps VT LeeBoy and Stephenson Equipment...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 29, 2016

VT LeeBoy and equipment dealer Stephenson Equipment recently presented a $100,000 check to the American Cancer Society for it’s Relay ...

VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that forgot one vital step

VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Looks like someone forgot to open their tailgate... Thankfully, there were two excavator operators who had some time on their hands ...

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as construction, mining sales weaker than expected

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Despite slashing its sales outlook in tandem with an October announcement of a sweeping cost reduction plan, Caterpillar's full-year sales still fell below ...

Ford invites blue collar customers, including contractor, inside Super Duty development process

Ford invites blue collar customers, including...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Over the last few years, Ford's marketing department has worked really hard to make its F-Series pickups synonymous with blue ...

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart microgrid delivering affordable power to developing communities

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2016

Since 2012, PowerHive has been delivering electricity to spread-out rural communities in developing nations. The company does this through a ...

With equipment spending set for all-time high in 2016, ELFA releases Top 10 acquisition trends

With equipment spending set for all-time high in 2016,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2016

Forecasting businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to spend more than $1 trillion on equipment in 2016, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association ...

Messe München establishes bauma Charity Alliance to promote and foster social programs in the construction equipment industry

Messe München establishes bauma Charity Alliance to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2016

Messe München has established the bauma Charity Alliance, an effort to create a network of construction machinery industry companies aimed ...

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