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With PowerSight, John Deere engines will now be offered with telematics

With PowerSight, John Deere engines will now be offered...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 07, 2014

What do you do for an encore when TIer 4 Final is an established part of of the engine business? For ...

Pettibone addresses costs, comfort with launch of Cary-Lift 154

Pettibone addresses costs, comfort with launch of...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 07, 2014

With cost reduction and enhanced operator comfort in mind, Pettibone launched a new addition to the Cary-Lift line this week ...

PHOTOS: Case tricks out 580 Super N backhoe to match paint job, leather interior of a Ram Laramie Longorn pickup

PHOTOS: Case tricks out 580 Super N backhoe to match...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2014

One of the most popular sights in the North Hall at this year's ConExpo without question has been Case's modified ...

VIDEO: Wacker Neuson intros, demos new SW 28 skid steer, ST 35 compact track loader designed for U.S. contractors

VIDEO: Wacker Neuson intros, demos new SW 28 skid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 06, 2014

In Europe compact wheel loaders do much of the heavy lifting, but in the United States contractors prefer the more ...

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president Weissburg highlights innovation, discusses recent transactions

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 06, 2014

In his first comments to the press after taking the reins as president of Volvo Construction Equipment on January 1, ...

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall 516-42, its largest capacity telehandler

JCB intros 8018 and 8029 compact excavators and Loadall...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 05, 2014

JCB never wastes a news conference, and it’s phalanx of introductions today proved true to form.  The machine intros include the 8018 ...

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime system, upgrades loaders to Tier 4 Final at ConExpo

John Deere showcases customizable Ultimate Uptime...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 04, 2014

“The number one thing our customers ask for is uptime,” says Mark Germain, director of customer and product support, John ...

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP Technician of the Year

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 02, 2014

It takes a lot to keep a big fleet running, even more so under enemy fire and on two continents. But ...

Much improved 4Q and stronger 2013 sales push Terex to “a good year”

Much improved 4Q and stronger 2013 sales push Terex to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 19, 2014

Releasing fourth quarter and full year results today, Terex said it had net sales of $7.1 billion during 2013, up ...

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this year; equipment rental penetration index now nearly 53%

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 11, 2014

With healthy returns posted for rentals in 2013, the American Rental Association is forecasting $41.1 billion in total rental revenues ...

Volvo CE fills gap in C-Series line with launch of  MCT110C compact track loader

Volvo CE fills gap in C-Series line with launch of ...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 10, 2014

With the launch of the MCT110C compact track loader, Volvo Construction Equipment fills the gap between their MCT85C and MCT125C ...

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