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What it’s like to work at Bobcat: New office gives equipment giant a tech startup feel (PHOTOS)

What it’s like to work at Bobcat: New office...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 07, 2014

Taking cues from several tech companies, including Microsoft, Google and Sundog, Bobcat opened its $28 million Acceleration Center in Bismarck ...

Case debuts new snow removal package for SR250, SV300 skid steers

Case debuts new snow removal package for SR250, SV300...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 07, 2014

Simplify snow removal applications with Case Construction Equipment’s new Snow Removal Package for the SR250 and SV300 skid steers. The package ...

Case to move M Series dozer production to Burlington, Iowa plant in $24 million expansion

Case to move M Series dozer production to Burlington,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

Case Construction Equipment has announced that it plans to move production of its M Series crawler dozers to Burlington, Iowa, ...

Cummins sales, profit and expectations rise in 2Q due to stronger demand in North America

Cummins sales, profit and expectations rise in 2Q due...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

Cummins has announced gains in both sales and profit during the second quarter. The company has raised its full-year forecast ...

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in terrorist rampage in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2014

One man is dead and six others are wounded in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem carried out ...

CNH Industrial profit up 10% despite sales declines in construction and ag equipment

CNH Industrial profit up 10% despite sales declines in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2014

A slight increase in revenues boosted profit 10 percent at CNH Industrial during the second quarter of the year as ...

VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and make an awful noise in the process

VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2014

We've seen plenty of backhoes hop up into the beds of dump trucks before. But this is entirely different. In ...

The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment operators?

MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 31, 2014

Many people assume that operating heavy construction equipment is a man’s job. After all, these are big, powerful machines. Grease ...

Drilling delays a problem for tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha even as she slumbers below ground

Drilling delays a problem for tunnel-boring machine Big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 31, 2014

Crews in Seattle are now expected to finish digging a 12-story pit to reach stalled tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha one ...

Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders; reduce fuel usage 18%

Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders;...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 29, 2014

Volvo has launched its new 18- to 22-ton-class L110H and L120H wheel loaders, delivering 256 and 268 gross horsepower, respectively. Designed ...

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