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Rental Company Employee Hatched Scheme to Pocket $4 Million from Equipment Sales
As manager of fleet operations, the employee directed the disposal of used construction equipment and manipulated company records to cover up the theft of almost 400 assets.
May 25, 2021
Deere Reports 30% Q2 Sales, Revenues Increase
Supply chain pressures, however, are casting a shadow.
May 24, 2021
Roadtec to Expand in Chattanooga While Closing Carlson Paving Plant
The Tennessee expansion involves relocating some of parent company Astec Industries' Tacoma, Washington, plant, which it plans to close.
May 17, 2021
Bridgestone Raises Tire Prices as Rubber Supply Tightens
Brace for more price hikes to come for off-road and on-road tires, experts say.
May 10, 2021
Case Construction Sees North American Demand Rise 25% in Q1
CNH expects strong demand to continue across regions and segments.
May 6, 2021
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ConExpo Changes Look But Not 2023 Show Date
In its first brand overhaul since 1996, ConExpo-Con/Agg is introducing a new show identity and theme.
May 5, 2021
On a Plant Expansion Roll, Doosan Bobcat More Than Doubles Statesville Facility
The 580,000-square-foot expansion comes on the heels of an $11 million upgrade at the facility completed in January.
May 4, 2021
Cat North American Sales Flat While Global Market Takes Off
Worldwide sales for the quarter were higher across all three of Cat's primary segments, with construction industries seeing the biggest jump.
April 29, 2021
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Monthly Equipment Finance Confidence Index at All-Time High Leads This Week's Dealer News
Also: ARA seeks rental job applicants, Doggett gets bigger, G&G Heavy Equipment Rentals adds a line, Volvo CE adds warehouse space and more.
April 28, 2021
Doosan Bobcat Nearly Triples Size of Litchfield Attachments Plant
With the expansion, the company plans to hire more than 100 workers to produce Bobcat attachments at the 200,000-square-foot campus.
April 27, 2021
Bauma, World's Largest Construction Equipment Trade Show, Pushed Back to October 2022
"In numerous discussions with customers, there was a growing recognition that the April date involved too many uncertainties," say show organizers.
April 26, 2021
Yanmar Marks 50 Years of Making Rubber-Tracked Carriers
This manufacturer is celebrating the anniversary of the machine's invention in 1971.
April 26, 2021
Contractor to Pay $380,000 Penalty after Cited for 13 Trench Violations
OSHA inspections in 2019 and 2020 found workers in multiple hazardous trenches over 9 feet deep.
April 23, 2021
Volvo CE Sees Global Q1 Sales Increase 23%, Order Intakes Up 73%
Net sales in North America increased by 16% during the quarter, Volvo says, with infrastructure spending proposals creating positive customer sentiment.
April 22, 2021
JLG Becomes Second Major OEM to Bow Out of Bauma Trade Show
Why another major OEM is bowing out of the massive construction equipment trade show held only every three years.
April 19, 2021
Kobelco USA to Use Yanmar, Isuzu to Fill Engine Void, But Plant Layoffs Will Proceed
The Yanmar and Isuzu engine refits to replace Hino engines are a "major project which requires an enormous investment in engineering and design resources," says Kobelco.
April 20, 2021
A Week in the Trenches: 1 Dead, 1 Fined, 1 Rescued
Within a week, one contractor was fined $135,612 for a fatal cave-in, a worker died in a trench, and a trapped worker was rescued.
April 12, 2021
Kobelco to Lay Off 75% of U.S. Excavator Plant Workers Over Engine Supply Problems
"It is terribly unfortunate to Kobelco and their associates for this to happen at a time when their sales are sky high and their workforce is growing rapidly," said a local official.
April 15, 2021
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Haulotte’s New Electric Sigma Articulating Booms Can Lift 2 Workers Up 46 Feet
They also boast a best-in-class working envelope.
Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Onto D.C. Highway After Truck Crash
Deadly Spring in the Trenches: 6 Dead, 4 Rescued in 10 Separate Trench Collapses
Cat S62 Phone Keeps Rugged DNA, Offers Crossover Design
LiuGong North America to Roll Out New Excavators, Dozers, Wheel Loaders
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