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Liebherr Beefs Up Lift Arms, Hydraulics on L 550, L 556 XPower Loaders
The two models also received increases in tipping load, breakout force and engine power.
April 1, 2021
This is the First "See-Through" Wheel Loader Bucket
Doosan introduces a wheel loader with the first “transparent bucket." How does this "see-through" bucket work? We've got all the details here.
March 22, 2021
Video: How John Deere Totally Re-engineered Its 410 E-II, 460 E-II Articulated Dump Trucks | The Dirt #22
On this episode of The Dirt, we talk with Cory Brant of John Deere to discuss the all-new and completely redesigned 410 E-II and 460 E-II articulated dump trucks.
March 12, 2021
Test Drive: The New Kenworth T680 Gets a Makeover
Visually, the truck is striking, and it’s a very un-Kenworth-like update in that there are very few little tweaks.
March 11, 2021
Dynapac’s new CC1300 VI compactor improves operator visibility, comfort
With a roller width of 51 inches, the compactor has a cross-mounted engine, a rear-mounted water tank and better visibility to the drums. Operators can choose dual frequencies and dual amplitudes to tackle different layer thicknesses.
March 10, 2021
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Video: Volvo Excavator Prototypes Reveal Formidable Strength in Electric Development
Amid a flurry of electric construction equipment news to start 2021, Volvo has introduced two battery-electric excavator prototypes that are different in more ways than one. We dig into those excavators and Volvo's electric advantage in this video.
March 5, 2021
Concrete Paver Market Heats Up as Contractors Turn to Roadbuilding
Manufacturers of concrete slipform pavers say they have witnessed such market shifts, as well as increased competition for jobs. Bidding has become more aggressive for projects, contractors are seeking productivity advantages, and others are entering conc
February 26, 2021
Beefed-Up Cat 374 Designed With Twice the Durability and Top-of-the-Line Tech
Cat says the 374 can load up to 33 Cat 772 trucks per hour working at 100% jobsite efficiency.
February 22, 2021
There’s Good News and Bad News for Sales of New and Used Financed Excavators
Financed new and used medium-and-large excavators took two different paths in the December-November year-over-year time period. Top auction sales included several under-50-hour units.
February 22, 2021
"Impossible" Quest Brings Home Family’s Century-Old Holt Caterpillar 10-Ton Tractor
Discover the history of a Holt Caterpillar 10-Ton tractor that was reunited with a Minnesota family after being auctioned off.
February 19, 2021
Video: How is the New Cat 315 GC Excavator Different from the Standard Model? Who's it For?
In our previous video, we detailed Cat's next-generation 315 excavator. But that's not the only new 315 model. Cat's also selling a 315 GC. What's the difference between the 315 and the 315 GC? Who should consider buying the GC? We break it down here.
February 17, 2021
Kobelco Upgrades its Blade Runner Excavator-Dozer Combo ED160BR-7 (Video)
The Blade Runner is two machines in one – a crawler excavator with a large-capacity, six-way dozer blade that can be used for site prep and slope grading.
February 16, 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
Fecon Buys Vermeer Mulching Tractor Business, Reaches Distribution Deal
The deal gives Fecon two forestry mulching tractor models from Vermeer. More details and where you'll be able to find these machines moving forward are right here.
February 10, 2021
Capability Before Age: Deere Rolls Out New Naming Strategy For Construction Machines
John Deere is rolling out a new naming strategy for its construction equipment designed to emphasize capability rather than age.
February 9, 2021
Komatsu Launches First Excavator To Pack Its Latest Machine Control Technology
The new system prevents over-digging, keeps operators on grade and is designed to lessen the skill gap between new and experienced operators.
February 4, 2021
Video: Dozer Expert Explains What's Better About the New Cat D9 | The Dirt #20
In this new episode of The Dirt we talk with Cat tractor expert Todd Cole about the new D9 dozer. Todd takes us through all the major changes and upgrades in this machine and how Cat has lowered costs while retaining performance in replacing the D9T.
February 2, 2021
Put to the Test: Deere E-Power Electric Backhoe Moves Into Next Phase of Development
Modeled after the John Deere 310L, this electric backhoe is aimed at lowering costs.
January 29, 2021
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AG: Contractor Charged in Largest Prevailing-Wage Theft in U.S. History
One of Pennsylvania's largest road and bridge contractors is accused of stealing $20.7 million from workers' retirement and health benefits.
Your Choice: Electric or Diesel With JLG's 8 New Rough-Terrain Scissors?
Bobcat M3-Series Skid Steers, CTLs Designed for Cost-Conscious Buyers
Cat 992 Touts Massive Payload-Per-Fuel Efficiency Increases
Why is Cat’s Command Station Such an Important Innovation? The Answers Might Surprise You.
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.