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Mid-Year Forecast: Where Does the Construction Economy Go from Here?
On The Dirt, AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson breaks down the trends in the various construction sectors and what contractors can expect over the next six months.
July 14, 2023
“A Sweet Work Truck” – Review of 2023 Ford F-250 Super Duty
On The Dirt, host Bryan Furnace puts the new pickup through some heavy off-road action to find out if it's the right truck for construction pros.
July 7, 2023
“This Thing is Just Unreal” – Review of X12 Steelwrist Tiltrotator
The excavator attachment ripped out trees, moved boulders and dirt for a week. Watch The Dirt for the surprising results.
June 30, 2023
How Ultra-Low-Ash Engine Oil Can Save You Money
In this episode of The Dirt, we learn why decreasing ash in engine oil also reduces maintenance costs.
June 23, 2023
Digital Marketing for Contractors: Here’s How to Catch Up
Feeling left behind in the digital marketing age? Well, it’s not that hard to catch up, as we find out in the latest episode of The Dirt.
June 16, 2023
“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.”
June 9, 2023
“The Minidozer”: A Closer Look at Movex’s Tiny, Remote-Control Crawler
This small but mighty battery-powered device can work in places workers can't or shouldn't. Watch The Dirt to find out more.
June 2, 2023
Video: Could Compressed Natural Gas be the Best Alternative Fuel for Construction?
More advanced technologically than electric and hydrogen, CNG also costs less. Watch The Dirt to see its potential for construction.
May 26, 2023
Beyond the Hype of Electric Construction Equipment
On The Dirt, we get to the heart of your concerns – runtime, charging, performance, the grid – with a Bobcat expert.
May 19, 2023
Getting to Know LiuGong Construction Equipment
There's a lot more to the 65-year-old Chinese manufacturer than U.S. contractors might think. Get a closer look on The Dirt.
May 12, 2023
Yanmar vs. ASV CTLs – What’s the Difference?
On this episode of The Dirt, we get the answer to that question and more about Yanmar's new compact track loaders.
May 5, 2023
Video: A Closer Look at Wacker Neuson’s New Compact Equipment
The company has introduced new compact track loaders, skid steers and mini excavators. Watch here.
April 21, 2023
Why Do So Many People Want to Work for This Contractor?
DW Companies of Montana has a waiting list of job applicants and zero employee turnover. Find out how they do it, on The Dirt.
April 14, 2023
Video: Cummins' New Engine Can Run on 4 Different Fuels
On The Dirt, get a closer look at the engine for heavy-duty equipment fueled by hydrogen, natural gas, diesel or biofuels.
April 7, 2023
Video: How to Make Ordering and Buying Parts a Lot Easier
Gearflow connects equipment owners with parts suppliers in one online platform. You can even get parts delivered. Watch The Dirt to learn more.
March 31, 2023
How to Make Sure Your Equipment’s Oil is as Clean as it Should Be
If you want to make sure your equipment runs as long as it can, you don’t want to miss this episode of The Dirt.
March 24, 2023
Video: Bonus Depreciation for Equipment Drops from 100%
The tax break goes to 80% this year and declines incrementally to zero by 2027. Find out what that means for you on this episode of The Dirt.
March 17, 2023
Retrofitting Equipment for Remote Control: An Interview with Teleo’s CEO
How you can operate heavy construction equipment with joysticks and monitors from anywhere. Watch The Dirt to learn more.
March 10, 2023
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"World’s First Mobile, Bricklaying Robot" Coming to U.S. Market (Video)
FBR’s Hadrian X has already built homes in Australia and plans to start doing the same in the U.S. in 2024.
JCB’s Pothole Pro Excavator Makes Pothole Repairs in 8 Minutes
Cybertruck Delivered! Tesla’s Long-Awaited Electric Pickup Arrives
Kanga Claims "World's Smallest Compact Skid Steer Loader" with Kid 220
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Checklist
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.
2024 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The 2024 Fleet Technology Trends Report reveals key data showing how GPS solutions are helping fleets overcome challenges, promote safety and streamline operations. Download the report to find out more!