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John Deere launches redesigned 1050K: its largest, most powerful dozer ever (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 30, 2015

John Deere launches redesigned 1050K: its largest, most powerful dozer ever (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Opting instead to completely reimagine its largest crawler dozer rather than simply update it, John Deere has launched the 1050K, a machine the company calls its largest and most powerful ...

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VIDEO: Backhoe takes bad bounce after being uprighted, is swallowed by jungle

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 30, 2015

VIDEO: Backhoe takes bad bounce after being uprighted, is swallowed by jungle

Things were going so well for this crew. After managing to bring this overturned backhoe back onto its wheels, something happens that they did not anticipate. Apparently not accounting for ...

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POLL: Will you consider a Nissan Titan now that it has a Cummins V8 and a whole lot of towing power?

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 30, 2015

POLL: Will you consider a Nissan Titan now that it has a Cummins V8 and a whole lot of towing power?

Probably the biggest headline out of the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month was the unveiling of the 2016 Nissan Titan XD. In the first design refresh since the Titan ...

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Manitowoc to split into two companies through Foodservice spin-off

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 30, 2015

Manitowoc to split into two companies through Foodservice spin-off

Manitowoc has announced that it will split into two, independent and publicly-traded companies. The move will separate the company's cranes and foodservice businesses through a tax-free spin-0ff of Foodservice. The spin-off is ...

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Antitrust suit alleges Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo conspired to bar Chinese construction equipment from U.S. market

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 29, 2015

Antitrust suit alleges Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo conspired to bar Chinese construction equipment from U.S. market

International Construction Products has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the three biggest names in construction equipment, accusing them of colluding to limit competition in the U.S. The suit was filed this morning ...

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How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on January 29, 2015

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

“What am I doing here?” That was Patricia Hook’s first question when she arrived at J. Pettiecord two years ago. The mother of two didn’t have a driver’s license or any ...

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Toro unveils two gas-powered utility vehicles: meet the 500, 700 EFI

Posted by Patty Vaughan on January 29, 2015

Toro unveils two gas-powered utility vehicles: meet the 500, 700 EFI

The Toro Company has launched two new gas-powered electronic fuel injection utility vehicles. The 500 EFI and 700 EFI will be available this spring and support more than 40 different accessories. The ...

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At trade show preview, Intermat awards Wacker Neuson, Liebherr and other machines for productivity, worker safety

Posted by Therese Dunphy on January 29, 2015

At trade show preview, Intermat awards Wacker Neuson, Liebherr and other machines for productivity, worker safety

Journalists attending an Intermat pre-show event got a sneak peek at many of the products to be featured at the show, to be held April 20-25, in Paris, France. Intermat ...

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Business

Sales fall again in 4Q as CNH Industrial posts 14% profit decline for 2014 on slumping farm demand

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 29, 2015

Sales fall again in 4Q as CNH Industrial posts 14% profit decline for 2014 on slumping farm demand

It wasn't nearly as bad as the third quarter, but the fourth certainly wasn't much better for CNH Industrial which saw sales declines across all equipment and vehicle segments. Sales for ...

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VIDEO: Sledgehammer smash test of 2015 Ford F-150’s aluminum body results in huge repair bill

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 28, 2015

VIDEO: Sledgehammer smash test of 2015 Ford F-150’s aluminum body results in huge repair bill

Update: We have updated the article to include comment from Ford below. From the outset, quite a few folks have questioned the durability of the 2015 Ford F-150's aluminum body. That was ...

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Komatsu profit up 5.5% in 3Q thanks to strong construction equipment sales in North America

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 28, 2015

Komatsu profit up 5.5% in 3Q thanks to strong construction equipment sales in North America

Helped by a weakening of the yen against the U.S. dollar as well as increased equipment sales in the Americas and Europe, Komatsu posted gains in both profit and sales ...

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GM launches 2015 Chevy Silverado Midnight, GMC Sierra Elevation editions (PHOTOS)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 27, 2015

GM launches 2015 Chevy Silverado Midnight, GMC Sierra Elevation editions (PHOTOS)

If you thought General Motors was done introducing new, all-black special edition pickups for 2015, you were wrong. Joining the GMC Canyon Nightfall are the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Midnight and ...

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Kenworth T880 named top work truck of the year by American Truck Dealers

Posted by James Jaillet on January 27, 2015

Kenworth T880 named top work truck of the year by American Truck Dealers

The Kenworth T880 was named the American Truck Dealers’ Commercial Truck of the Year this weekend at the ATD Convention and Expo in San Francisco, besting the the Peterbilt 567 ...

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With drones and driverless dozers, Komatsu to begin leasing automated construction fleets

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 26, 2015

With drones and driverless dozers, Komatsu to begin leasing automated construction fleets

With consecutive showings on our annual Innovations awards, the Equipment World staff has talked pretty extensively about Komatsu's Intelligent Machine Control (iMC) technology. Unveiled in 2013 alongside the D61i-23, iMC is ...

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California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant construction equipment as a competitive advantage

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on January 26, 2015

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant construction equipment as a competitive advantage

Andrew Allen, president of R. J. Allen Inc, has a different perspective on California Air Resources Board regulations, which require a certain percentage of a contractor’s equipment fleet be compliant ...

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Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of Connecticut bridge

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 26, 2015

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of Connecticut bridge

An excavator operator escaped a serious machine rollover while working alongside a bridge in Connecticut recently. According to a report from the Record-Journal, Tom Bryda, was operating the excavator January 14 when it ...

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Business

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to construction equipment facilities

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 23, 2015

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to construction equipment facilities

John Deere announced today that it would layoff 910 employees across five agricultural equipment factories in Iowa and Illinois as the company cuts costs in response to an ongoing global farming ...

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VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job, faceplants into a hole

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 23, 2015

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job, faceplants into a hole

We're not really sure what was going through this crew's mind when they thought this massive piece of rock could be hoisted by an excavator. Too many laws of physics ...

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How EIC Associates shored up New Jersey’s Superstorm defense with a 3.5-mile steel wall (PHOTOS)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on January 22, 2015

The RTG 21 T prepares to hoist a steel sheet pile prior to pile driving. The narrow workspace was positioned between the dunes and the ocean within close proximity to multi-million-dollar beachfront homes.

The Borough of Mantoloking, New Jersey, was among the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy. To mitigate the impact of such storms, this fall Springfield, New Jersey-based EIC Associates installed ...

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VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s clothes in uncomfortable display of precision

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 21, 2015

VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s clothes in uncomfortable display of precision

If you've never been both mesmerized and extremely uncomfortable at the same time, but might like to try it out, boy does Volvo Construction Equipment have a video for you. To ...

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Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 21, 2015

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below an excavator operator, crushing and killing the man. According to a ...

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How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck fleet to save on operating costs

Posted by Equipment World Staff on January 20, 2015

How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck fleet to save on operating costs

Contractors and fleet managers spend a significant portion of their time looking for ways to control operating costs. Fuel is always a big portion of a fleet’s budget, so you may be considering ...

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ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5% to $26 billion in 2015

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on January 20, 2015

ARA expects heavy equipment rental market to grow 8.5% to $26 billion in 2015

The American Rental Association said it expects the 2015 U.S. construction/industrial equipment rental market to grow 8.5 percent this year, reaching $26 billion. General tool rentals will grow 8.8 percent to ...

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The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K transforms from pile puncher to finesse machine with a few taps

Posted by Tom Jackson on January 19, 2015

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K transforms from pile puncher to finesse machine with a few taps

Have you ever operated a wheel loader that was perfect in some applications, but less than ideal in others? Imagine if you could simply program the machine to operate one ...

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Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config perfect for concrete contractors at World of Concrete

Posted by Jack Roberts on January 19, 2015

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config perfect for concrete contractors at World of Concrete

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious applications during the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, ...

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VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap with a single yank of cable

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 16, 2015

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap with a single yank of cable

Even though there was probably a good deal of work leading up to the moment the video below captures, it's still cool to see something very big fall down with ...

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Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm in new agreement with Wirtgen

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 16, 2015

Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm in new agreement with Wirtgen

Starting in February, Wacker Neuson will begin selling a line of soil and asphalt compaction rollers manufactured by Hamm. Wacker Neuson will source the rollers from the Hamm factory in Tirschenreuth, ...

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John Deere releases series of online videos to explain how its WorkSight and telematics tech optimizes jobsites

Posted by Patty Vaughan on January 16, 2015

John Deere releases series of online videos to explain how its WorkSight and telematics tech optimizes jobsites

For those out there still on the fence about telematics or just looking to learn a bit more about how John Deere's JDLink and WorkSight technologies work together, the company is ...

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Ram unveils the 2015 Rebel: a new off-roading pickup with a fresh look (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 15, 2015

Ram unveils the 2015 Rebel: a new off-roading pickup with a fresh look (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Given the fact that Ram already offers a very capable off-road pickup in the Power Wagon, and that they had just announced an update to the very popular 1500 EcoDiesel ...

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Atlas Copco announces “reintroduction” of Dynapac road equipment with new color scheme, technologies

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 15, 2015

Atlas Copco announces “reintroduction” of Dynapac road equipment with new color scheme, technologies

  Atlas Copco is in the process of revamping its Dynapac line of road construction equipment, the company announced. The most noticeable change to Dynapac-branded equipment, as we saw with last month's reveal of ...

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These 2 construction crews were instrumental in helping firefighters save lives in Baltimore, Minnesota house fires

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 15, 2015

These 2 construction crews were instrumental in helping firefighters save lives in Baltimore, Minnesota house fires

Construction workers in Baltimore and a small Maine town used their skills for a slightly different but heroic purpose earlier this week and the week prior: coming to the aid ...

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Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for $1.5 million in machines stolen from Indiana jobsites, dealers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 14, 2015

Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for $1.5 million in machines stolen from Indiana jobsites, dealers

An investigation involving three sheriff's offices, a city police department and the FBI has busted two men for their connection to a theft ring responsible for the theft of $1.5 million in ...

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The 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE will get you even more MPGs than its predecessor, but not because of a change to the engine (PHOTOS)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 14, 2015

The 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE will get you even more MPGs than its predecessor, but not because of a change to the engine (PHOTOS)

Not content with already staking claim as the most fuel-efficient half-ton pickup to ever hit the road, Ram has announced a new model of its 1500 EcoDiesel that extends the truck's fuel ...

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This is the 2016 Nissan Titan XD: Cummins V8 packs HD power in light-duty body (PHOTOS)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 13, 2015

This is the 2016 Nissan Titan XD: Cummins V8 packs HD power in light-duty body (PHOTOS)

If you're a foreign automaker looking to end years of middling market share in the U.S. pickup truck market, it's hard to fault Nissan's strategy with the new Titan. The ...

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Narwhal tusk smuggling conspiracy lands New Jersey construction worker in prison for 33 months

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 13, 2015

Narwhal tusk smuggling conspiracy lands New Jersey construction worker in prison for 33 months

A construction worker from New Jersey has been convicted and sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for his role in a narwhal tusk smuggling operation. According to a report from ...

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Wrongful death lawsuit against Caterpillar on behalf of dozer operator goes to trial

Posted by Wayne Grayson on January 13, 2015

Wrongful death lawsuit against Caterpillar on behalf of dozer operator goes to trial

Attorneys for Caterpillar and two other defendants have begun the process of fighting back a wrongful death lawsuit that originated six years ago. According to a report from the Southwest Texas Record, ...

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