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The groundbreaking (and fixing) JCB Pothole Pro is an all-in-one excavator attachment system in combination with a JCB excavator that promises to repair potholes in under eight minutes—a rate four times faster and at half the cost of existing methods.
December 4, 2023

In an exciting collaboration with JAXA's Space Exploration Innovation Hub Center, Yanmar HD has developed the large Series Elastic Actuator (SEA). This technology is at the heart of their next-generation work machine, crafted under the ambitious Moonshot Research and Development Program.
November 30, 2023

Learn all about the ins-and-outs of obtaining the best financing for commercial trucks—including semi trucks, dump trucks, and much more.
November 20, 2023

Skid steers—whether wheeled models or compact track loaders—are exceptionally maneuverable on snow, ice, and slush. When armed with the right snow removal attachments, a skid steer is a pint-sized snow removal powerhouse. Let's look at which attachments you'll want to consider buying.
November 20, 2023

In a significant development for heavy equipment attachments, Hilltip introduces the IceStriker™ DSB, a state-of-the-art spreader attachment designed for compact tractors and loaders.
November 17, 2023

Working outdoors in cold weather requires more than just grit—it requires smart strategies to stay warm and efficient. For this reason, gathered many lesser-known winter construction 17 tips (or cold-weather working hacks, for folks that like the term "hacks"), not necessarily numbered, for staying warm when your job requires working for hours in the bitter cold. 
November 14, 2023

In this article, we'll explore 10 trends that are reshaping the heavy equipment landscape going into 2024 to help you stay ahead of the curve.
November 10, 2023

When the clocks fall back, signaling the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST), it's not just about an extra hour of sleep. For truck drivers, this change can mean a significant shift in their daily routine.
November 6, 2023

There's a good reason why sales pros in the automotive industry begin many sales conversations on the topic of financing—it just works. Solid financing empowers buyers.
November 3, 2023

Digital marketplaces have placed all manner of equipment at buyers’ fingertips—making buying heavy equipment and commercial trucks online an increasingly efficient and secure experience. Though many security protections exist, there will always be scammers employing deceitful methods to exploit buyers. 

October 20, 2023

Amidst the changing world of work, there's one clear winner: the construction industry. According to a recent worker happiness study by BambooHR, construction workers are the happiest self-reported profession.
October 19, 2023

Whether you're involved in purchasing or maintaining construction equipment for use or sale, you know the immense value it holds. However, have you contemplated the ever-present threat of theft? In this comprehensive guide to preventing construction equipment theft, you’ll learn how to begin shielding your assets and keeping your construction equipment secure.

October 16, 2023

In the world compact track loaders, Caterpillar has perpetually set the bar high. Yet, the unveiling of their new generation Cat 255 and 265 models nudges that benchmark even further, promising a mix of enhanced performance, operator comfort, and technological prowess.
October 12, 2023

The automotive trailer market isn't just a niche industry but a growing force—with a projected to leap to $23.54 billion in 2023, with a notable compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5%.
September 27, 2023

Loftness, based out of Hector, Minn., has introduced its latest innovation: the Kwik Cut brush cutter skid steer attachment. This brush cutter attachment promises to be a game-changer, combining efficiency with durability.
September 26, 2023

In the competitive world of construction and industrial solutions, few shine as brightly as the Australian powerhouse, Makinex. And the company's commitment to revolutionizing the industry was recognized and celebrated at the 2023 USA-based Pro Tool Innovation Awards where they triumphed with three prestigious accolades.
September 19, 2023

In a comprehensive study, the average daily rental rates for half of the most popular equipment types showcased declines, while the other half saw modest increases. Among these, the Skid Steer Loader stood out, registering an impressive increase of 4.16% in its daily rental rate after witnessing a decline in Q1. This surge underscores the robust demand and renewed interest in this particular equipment type.
September 13, 2023

Electric-powered construction equipment can be found on work sites all over the world, so why haven’t heavy electric-powered commercial trucks taken off yet? Let’s explore what’s the hold up on EV rigs vs. EV equipment. 
September 12, 2023

Imagine a world where cost-cutting and efficiency take center stage. It's not a pipe dream—it's just what happens when your dealership begins using the best tools for the job—the right dealer management system. 

September 6, 2023

Depending on one’s lifestyle preferences or what role they see truck driving playing in their lives, each of these will appeal to a different subset of drivers. In this guide, we’ve rounded up responses to this question from actual truck drivers to get to the bottom of why a truck driver may prefer OTR trucking or local truck driving and how to find your “happy place” on the road as a truck driver. 

August 17, 2023

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