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Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues restructuring; Bobcat, Terex add dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 03, 2014

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

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%; Bobcat T590 leads August top 10

Financed new construction equipment sales up 11%;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 02, 2014

Compared to one year ago, the number of new financed construction equipment units sold rose 11 percent this August, according ...

Ditch Witch upgrades RT45 ride-on trencher with big boost in power (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch upgrades RT45 ride-on trencher with big...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 02, 2014

Ditch Witch has added a 49-horsepower Tier 4 Deutz diesel engine to its RT45 ride-on trencher, delivering a significant increase ...

John Deere names Max Guinn next president of Construction & Forestry equipment

John Deere names Max Guinn next president of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 02, 2014

John Deere has named Max A. Guinn as the next president of its Worldwide Construction & Forestry equipment division. Guinn, who ...

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2014

The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

Bandit launches new tracked model 2550 stump grinder

Bandit launches new tracked model 2550 stump grinder

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 01, 2014

Bandit has combined its 2550 stump grinder with the versatility of a tracked machine with the new Model 2550 Track ...

Need a military-spec’d wheel loader or dozer? New GovPlanet site offers military rolling stock starting in November

Need a military-spec’d wheel loader or dozer? New...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 30, 2014

Rolling stock coming out of U.S. military inventories will start selling in November on GovPlanet, a subsidiary of online heavy ...

VIDEO: Bobcat pops a wheelie, “walks” itself into back of a dump truck

VIDEO: Bobcat pops a wheelie, “walks”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2014

It's not the first time we've seen a self-loading Bobcat, but this guy's skill and speed add a bit of ...

Workers use forklifts to trap wanted copper thief

Workers use forklifts to trap wanted copper thief

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2014

Police in Houston had been on the lookout for a suspected metal thief for quite some time before the man ...

Caterpillar launches E2 Series mini hydraulic excavators with new “Hi-Def” hydraulics, redesigned cab

Caterpillar launches E2 Series mini hydraulic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2014

Caterpillar unveiled today five new mini hydraulic excavators, all of which will benefit from a new hydraulic system and will ...

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