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“Eliza the Tunnel Machine” Digs 100 Feet Below I-75 in Mich. to Prevent Flooding (Video)
Eliza has traveled 1,300 feet on her way to digging a 4-mile drainage tunnel by 2023 that will prevent flooding of the I-75 freeway and surrounding communities.
January 29, 2021
No Counterweight Needed: What Will Set Komatsu's First Electric Excavator Apart? (VIDEO)
Komatsu has announced that it's going to build a battery-powered excavator. Take a look at a design sneak peek and see what you should expect from this electric machine in this video.
January 28, 2021
Video: How John Deere Just Made Its Best Motor Graders Even Better
John Deere recently announced several updates and improvements to its Grade Pro (GP) motor graders and grader-centric improvements to its SmartGrade machine control platform. We discuss those updates and talk about what differentiates a Deere GP grader.
January 27, 2021
Cat 335 Pumps Out More Power Than Its 335F Predecessor (In More Ways Than One)
Cat upgrades the power, technology, maintenance, and more on its new 335 Next Gen excavator. Read all about it.
January 26, 2021
QuickData: What’s Happening With Dozer Sales and Auction Prices?
Check out our analysis of year-over-year new and used dozer sales for a quick overview of the market and popular models.
January 19, 2021
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Cat Renamed the D6K2 Dozer to the D4. Here’s Why They Did It
The D4 is a new addition to the Caterpillar medium size dozer lineup. But it’s not a new machine. It’s the new name of the former D6K2. In the video below, we break down the reason behind the name change as well has how Cat’s new approach to naming dozers is part of a restructuring […]
July 8, 2020
Latest Articulated Dump Trucks are Smarter, Stronger, Easier to Operate
Technological advancements on articulated trucks are removing guesswork for the operator with multiple automated functions. Learn more here on Equipment World.
January 5, 2021
Titan adds new STL3 tire size for artics, wheel loaders
Titan adds new size of tire to lineup for articulated dump trucks, wheel loaders, and scrapers in the construction, mining, and quarry industries.
January 5, 2021
John Deere gives L-Series backhoes more powerful engine; 310SL also gets new hydraulics
John Deere is constantly improving their equipment. Deere recently upgraded its L-series backhoes with more powerful engines and PCLS hydraulics. Details here.
December 8, 2020
Deere Unveils First Articulated Dump Trucks To Get Totally Reengineered Dump Body
Take a look at all the details of John Deere's redesigned dump body on the new E-II Series of articulated dump trucks here on Equipment World.
December 2, 2020
Gradall, Snorkel Founders Named to AEM Hall of Fame
The AEM Hall of Fame recognizes persons who have designed and contributed to innovations solving critical problems in the industry. Details on Equipment World.
November 20, 2020
Upgraded Komatsu WA800-8 is Good For Your Wallet and Clock
Check out this video of Komatsu's new WA800-8 wheel loader. Designed for mining customers, this next-gen wheel loader will save you time and money. More here.
November 13, 2020
New Cat 349, 352 excavators get standard real-time, visual grade guidance
The new 349 and 352 Cat excavators will now come standard with Cat's Grade with 2D machine control system along with other upgrades technology. Details here.
November 9, 2020
Deere Loader Expert Explains How New L-Series Provides Practically Parallel Lift
John Deere's latest utility loader line features a redesigned Z-Bar linkage and other updates to ease operation. Check out the video here on Equipment World.
November 6, 2020
Volvo makes trench work safer with new pipelayer kit for excavators
Note: This story was updated October 29 with more details about the pipelaying kit as well as a video. Volvo Construction Equipment has a new attachment kit that allows its 14-ton excavators to be converted into rotating pipelayers and also improve trench safety. The pipelaying boom can be attached to the excavator’s main boom in […]
October 27, 2020
New Cat D9 Dozer Replaces D9T, Lowers Maintenance Costs
Cat has replaced the D9T with the new D9. As a next generation dozer, there are some foundational changes to the structure of this machine to discuss, but most of what’s new focuses on reducing O&O costs, including a new torque converter and maintenance improvements. As we’ve discussed several times over the last year […]
October 26, 2020
Gradall excavator Telestick adds 50 feet to boom for clearing waterways
The Gradall Telestick provides a 50-foot boom extension for the company’s truck-mounted excavators, which can reach highway speeds when traveling to and from jobsite. The device can aid in canal and culvert cleaning, grading and shaping ditch edges and storm cleanup when equipped with bucket or grapple. The Telestick provides a 50-foot extension for Gradall’s […]
October 13, 2020
Used Construction Equipment Financing Has Actually Increased During the Pandemic
Despite the pandemic, some financial institutions are reporting increased lending activity for used equipment.
October 6, 2020
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Who, What, When, Where and How Long? Equipment Trackers Have The Answers.
These little black boxes keep track of and manage not only all the OEM brands in your mobile fleet but everything else on your equipment list.
Mill, Mix and More with 12 Attachments for Concrete, Asphalt Jobs
Skid Steers Settle In As Go-To Compact Equipment
AG: Contractor Charged in Largest Prevailing-Wage Theft in U.S. History
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
The Five Best Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs
With fluctuating fuel prices, it’s critical for businesses to stay competitive while keeping operating costs down. In this ebook you will learn practical tips to reduce excessive speeding, manage idling time and effectively manage maintenance.