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Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4 debate to subside?

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, ...

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are dealing with the complications of Tier 4 (VIDEO)

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 16, 2014

The lack of enthusiasm about the federally-mandated Tier 4 Interim and Final fluid handling and maintenance requirements was front and ...

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Posted by Staff Report on Mar 01, 2014

Tier 4 Interim excavators are rolling into the market with Tier 4 Final models close behind. They’re more expensive than ...

Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack of consistent work will continue driving equipment rentals

Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Skepticism around Tier 4 equipment and a continued lack of consistent work will contribute to continued momentum in the rental ...

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to 675 hp engines

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2013

Answering concerns about how machines using its Tier 4 engines can be used in lower regulated countries, Cummins said today ...

Hyundai’s new HL730-9A wheel loader features Tier 4 upgrades, larger cab

Hyundai’s new HL730-9A wheel loader features Tier 4...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 03, 2013

Hyundai Construction Equipment’s latest addition to the company’s wheel loader line, the HL 730-9A, boasts a number of improvements over ...

With updated 500 frame-size skid steers and CTLs, Bobcat launches its first Tier 4 Final loaders

With updated 500 frame-size skid steers and CTLs,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 22, 2013

Bobcat today launched its first Tier 4 Final compact track loaders and skid steers. The engines of the seven new ...

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF retrofits, engine replacements until Jan. 15

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a rebate program that will help construction equipment owners with the cost of reducing ...

FIRST LOOK: Caterpillar’s new M Series wheel loaders boast big powertrain advancements, new XE models

FIRST LOOK: Caterpillar’s new M Series wheel loaders...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 15, 2013

Caterpillar has introduced its new M Series wheel loaders, a lineup that includes the 972M XE, which is joining the ...

Mike Ballweber named president of Doosan Portable Power

Mike Ballweber named president of Doosan Portable Power

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2013

Doosan has announced that Mike Ballweber is the new president of Doosan Portable Power. Ballweber, who is being promoted from vice ...

Caterpillar’s Tier 4 engines above 175 hp won’t have to be modified for sale in lower regulated countries

Caterpillar’s Tier 4 engines above 175 hp won’t...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 08, 2013

Cat will use two main strategies in its approach to supporting Tier 4 Cat machines sold in lower regulated counties, ...

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