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VIDEO: Watch a tag team of giant dozers compact, crush a mobile home in seconds

VIDEO: Watch a tag team of giant dozers compact, crush...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

Every once in a while it's fun to sit back and enjoy just how powerful the machines we love can ...

Diggerland USA adds world’s fastest backhoe, 8-wheeled amphibious ARGOs to list of construction-themed attractions

Diggerland USA adds world’s fastest backhoe,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

Diggerland USA, the first and only construction equipment theme park, has kicked off its second season with a bang, adding ...

Ox Bodies launches new range of Trail Ox Series end dump trailers

Ox Bodies launches new range of Trail Ox Series end...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 19, 2015

Ox Bodies has introduced a new customizable range of its Trail Ox Series of end dump trailers that will provide construction ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar built a moving golf course atop dump trucks and loaders to create the true Greatest Game Ever Played

VIDEO: Caterpillar built a moving golf course atop dump...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

As if golf wasn't frustrating enough, the evil minds at Caterpillar thought it would be fun if the holes moved. But how ...

Bobcat’s new S740 is first in that size class to receive a Tier 4 Final engine update

Bobcat’s new S740 is first in that size class to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 18, 2015

Bobcat’s newest 700 frame-size skid steer, the 74-horsepower S740, is also the company’s first Tier 4 Final-compliant model in that ...

800 heavy machines and trucks worth $80 million will perform I-4 Ultimate work in Florida

800 heavy machines and trucks worth $80 million will...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 18, 2015

The I- 4 Ultimate project is the largest public-works project in the history of Central Florida, so it’s no big ...

Volvo CE’s new EC20D compact excavator drops fuel consumption with new engine, auto idle system

Volvo CE’s new EC20D compact excavator drops fuel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced its latest compact excavator, featuring an engine update and a new automatic idling system. The new ...

Caterpillar partners with Modustri to provide immediate parts wear inspection data in the field

Caterpillar partners with Modustri to provide immediate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2015

The latest in a growing string of tech investments and partnerships for the company, Caterpillar announced today a collaboration that will ...

Crews begin installation of Big Bertha’s new seal system

Crews begin installation of Big Bertha’s new seal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

While the rest of her massive frame waits below ground, Big Bertha has undergone the most pivotal portion of her ...

Get the latest on construction equipment scale models during these upcoming events

Get the latest on construction equipment scale models...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 16, 2015

Contractors are well known equipment scale model enthusiasts, but the attraction doesn’t end with them. There’s a global audience for ...

Semi hauling backhoe crashes into canyon bend, killing driver in Utah

Semi hauling backhoe crashes into canyon bend, killing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 15, 2015

The driver of a truck hauling a backhoe in Utah was killed over the weekend after he lost control of ...

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work trucks blend power, serious comfort on long haul through Texas hill country

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 15, 2015

What do you do if you’re Freightliner and your OTR market share numbers are in the stratosphere? You turn your ...

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