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Caterpillar dozers, graders build TORC off-road racing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 10, 2014

Though the machines it sells are known more for their brawn than their speed, motorsports are nothing new at Caterpillar. ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in the biggest game of Jenga you’ve ever seen

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

We have a feeling that after seeing this, equipment operators everywhere are going to try to get their hands on ...

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 ...

JLG to discontinue Lull line of telehandlers

JLG to discontinue Lull line of telehandlers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2014

JLG has announced that it will discontinue its Lull line of telehandlers. The company says that beginning next year in 2015 ...

JCB’s new 525-60 telehandler offers power in a compact footprint

JCB’s new 525-60 telehandler offers power in a...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 14, 2014

JCB used the American Rental Association show this week to debut its compact 525-60 Hi-Viz loader, designed to offer the ...

Manitou launches new MRT 2540 Privilege Plus rotating telehandler, updates MRT 2150 and MRT 1840

Manitou launches new MRT 2540 Privilege Plus rotating...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 11, 2013

At an event in West Bend, Wisconsin, Manitou launched its newest rotating telescopic handler, the MRT 2540 Privilege Plus. The company ...

Renting a telehandler: Questions 6 and 7

Renting a telehandler: Questions 6 and 7

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 07, 2013

What attachments do you need? Beyond the standard forks, popular attachments include wider fork carriages, brooms, and jib – or truss – ...

Renting a telehandler: the final questions

Renting a telehandler: the final questions

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 07, 2013

What options/features do you need?  One example would be a light package for night work. Enclosed cabs will give your operators ...

Renting a telehandler: Questions 3, 4 and  5

Renting a telehandler: Questions 3, 4 and 5

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 07, 2013

How far forward do you need to place the materials?  Horizontal reach is also a consideration. Where will the machine be working? Muddy, rough ...

10 questions to answer before renting a telehandler

10 questions to answer before renting a telehandler

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 07, 2013

"Telehandlers offer great flexibility,” says Heath Watton, branch manager for rental dealer Southeastern Equipment, Cambridge, Ohio. “They handle multiple attachments, ...

Renting a telehandler: Questions 1 and 2

Renting a telehandler: Questions 1 and 2

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 07, 2013

What and how much do you need to lift?  Telehandlers have gone far beyond their original masonry pallet roots, and can ...

Genie updates GTH-5519 telehandler with new Deutz engine, Tier 4 Final

Genie updates GTH-5519 telehandler with new Deutz...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 14, 2013

There are few cues from the outside of Genie’s GTH-5519 that it’s received a major upgrade, says Chad Hislop. “The ...

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