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The evolution of heavy truck design
So what’s new in heavy trucks? Everything. Since the first emissions regulations for on-highway diesels arrived in 1974, four primary ...
How smaller ride-on trenchers are more capable than ever thanks to big machine muscle
Today’s smaller trenchers muscle through whatever’s thrown their way Trenching is often done in homogeneous soils, but for customers who ...
More Than Small: The renaissance of the compact excavator
Compact excavators also have experienced bracket creep; the category was once capped at machines weighing 6 tons, then went ...
How dozers are leading the way toward smarter, more productive heavy equipment of the future
Electronics continue to lead the dozer technology parade, but there have been two big shifts in the way electronics ...
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As life and job sites grow louder, it's getting harder to recognize alarms in all that noise. Check out these tips on how to "hear" safety signals again.
How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period of refinement
Transmissions Two types of transmissions are commonly found on wheel loaders: hydrostatic and torque converter. With torque converters, the lock-up ...
Focus on these skid steer brand differences to choose the best loader for your needs
Skid steers have so much standard and optional equipment in common it may seem all machines are created equal, ...
These 3 directional drilling design advances pack more power, versatility in HDDs than ever before
The International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville at the end of this month promises an innovation ...
Why are larger, 35- to 50-ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors
It’s more ripple than tsunami, but there’s been an increase in sales of excavators toward the upper end of ...
DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter
There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design ...
How to build out the perfect work truck by taking advantage of dealer spec’ing technologies
Not long ago spec’ing a vocational truck meant going to a dealer, picking from a limited list of wheelbases ...
Hydraulic advances make mid-size excavators more versatile than ever
The 21-to-25-metric-ton class excavator is one of the most popular size classes in the United States. While mid-size excavators ...
Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
by Tom Quimby
In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
by Tom Jackson
JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
by Don McLoud
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