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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 ...

Vermeer debuts FT100, first product in new forestry tractor line

Vermeer debuts FT100, first product in new forestry...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 22, 2014

Vermeer’s 111-horsepower FT100 forestry tractor is the first in a new line of forestry equipment for the company, which will ...

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform deaths worldwide in first half of 2014

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 22, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation, a non-profit group that promotes the safe use of powered access equipment, has released half-year ...

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 19, 2014

Komatsu focused on reducing operating cost with the development of the company’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck, which features an EPA ...

BlueLine Rental acquires Alabama’s JustRuss Rental

BlueLine Rental acquires Alabama’s JustRuss...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2014

BlueLine Rental, formerly Volvo rents,  is growing its presence in the state of Alabama. The small- to medium-sized construction rental equipment ...

PHOTOS: Directional drill dives from trailer, dangles over Dallas freeway

PHOTOS: Directional drill dives from trailer, dangles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2014

Dallas-area law enforcement got some unwanted experience with uprighting an overturned directional drill Monday afternoon after one fell from a ...

Caterpillar is planning a Big Data lab that will assist in telematics development

Caterpillar is planning a Big Data lab that will assist...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

Caterpillar has announced an expansion of its efforts in the realm of telematics and how the company analyzes the large ...

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