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Volvo EC380E: Large Crawler Excavator with the Highest Retained Value for 2022
It is expected to retain 66% of its value over 5 years – 9 percentage points higher than average.
December 13, 2022
How to handle DEF in freezing temperatures
When frozen, diesel exhaust fluid will expand up to 7% and can damage the storage tank.
January 12, 2021
Video: Cat's All-New 315 Excavator is All About Speed
The new Cat 315 is better in every way than the machine it replaces, the 315F L. Cat has upgraded the hydraulics, engine, cab and swing drive, and they've packed a lot of standard tech on this 15-metric-ton machine to help you get the job done faster.
February 12, 2021
Video: Ford Unveils New 2021 F-150 Raptor: New Suspension + V8 Returns!
Ford has unveiled the latest version of the off-road ripping F-150 Raptor. The new 2021 Raptor has some significant upgrades including a new suspension design. But it will also mean the return of a V8 engine to Ford's beloved off-roader. Get all the detai
February 3, 2021
A Deadly Year in the Trenches: 21 Workers Die in Cave-ins in 2020
Trench-collapse deaths among construction workers appear to be rising since 2018. These are the fathers, husbands, sons and brothers whose live were taken by trench accidents in 2020.
February 1, 2021
Put to the Test: Deere E-Power Electric Backhoe Moves Into Next Phase of Development
Modeled after Deere's 310L, the battery-powered backhoe aims to lower operating costs, noise, downtime and drop emissions to zero.
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 design sneak peek in this video and see what you should expect from this electric machine.
January 28, 2021
Ford’s New F-150 Tremor is Almost a Raptor, But Without the Price Tag
Ford is expanding the Tremor family of trucks. Initially launched on Super Duty and Ranger, the Tremor off-road package will soon be available on the 2021 F-150 as well. We’ve got the details on this beefy equipment package in the video.
January 13, 2021
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
88% of Contractors Report Projects Canceled or Delayed in 2020 & 2021
According to a recent survey, 88 percent of contractors reported construction project cancellations or delays in 2020 and 2021. Details about the survey here.
January 8, 2021
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“This Thing is Awesome”: Mecalac’s 8MCR Skid-Excavator (Review)
Is it a skid steer? An excavator? – It's both. Check out The Dirt to see why this machine could “revolutionize the 8-ton excavator market.”
Hyundai Returns to Skid Steer, CTL Market in North America (Video)
Heavy Equipment Operator Salary & Benefits: 2023 Report
Video: Takeuchi's First Wheeled Excavator for the U.S., the TB395W
Develon Rolls Out its Largest Excavator, the DX1000LC-7
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.
Challenges in Asset and Equipment Management
A complete and intuitive tracking solution makes it easy to keep your assets working and ready for the next job.