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In an industry where versatility and power frequently need to intersect, John Deere recently unveiled the latest addition to their Performance Tiering strategy: the shift from L-Series to P-Tier for their 244, 324, and 344 Compact Wheel Loader models.
June 5, 2023

“So, what are prices for dump trucks in 2023?”

The cost of dump trucks in 2023 can range from as low as $37,500 for used dump trucks or as high as $280,000 for new dump trucks—with an average from My Little Salesman being calculated as $158,250. These prices vary depending on the type of dump truck, payload capacity, engine, miles, features, age, condition, and other factors to be examined. 

May 31, 2023

When it comes to launching or expanding a business in the commercial trucking industry, one question tends to loom large — "How much does a new semi truck cost?" This article aims to provide you with a detailed understanding of the costs associated with new and used semi trucks, and factors that can impact the price.

May 25, 2023

While a CDL ensures that a truck driver understands the rules of the road and the technical aspects of operating a truck, there’s a lot you just have to learn by experience. Fortunately, hardworking veteran truck drivers are some of the most helpful people you’d hope to meet—especially to new drivers asking for help on online forum pages. This article is a summary of tips and advice from veteran truckers to rookie drivers—the tips they don’t necessarily teach in trucking school.

May 24, 2023

PACCAR and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (Toyota) have announced an expansion of their joint efforts to develop and manufacture zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell (FCEV) trucks under the Kenworth and Peterbilt brands.
May 22, 2023

Ready for some proven ways to determine a listing price that will appeal to heavy equipment buyers while leaving you satisfied as well? Consider this your step-by-step guide to setting a winning list price for your private sale.
May 17, 2023

Buying a new or used lowboy trailer for sale can feel overwhelming—even for experienced heavy equipment operators, truck drivers, or business owners. But it doesn’t have to be! In this handy guide, we’re going to examine what to examine when looking to buy a new or used Lowboy trailer.
May 12, 2023

Manitou North America, a leading equipment manufacturer, is set to take center stage at the upcoming Celebration of Construction on the National Mall festival in Washington, D.C. From May 14-16, 2023.
May 11, 2023

Digging just got more efficient, folks. Construction equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson has redesigned its largest wheeled excavator, the EW100, to provide more power and hydraulic flow for various attachments.

May 10, 2023

“Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas is always exploring new ways to increase safety on the job site. The latest innovation is an optional rear obstacle detection system. It provides visual and audible alarms based on the distance to the object."
May 10, 2023

See this time-lapse video of the Utah Department of Transportation demolishing an old bridge and installing a brand new one through their accelerated bridge construction program. How long did it take? Only 3 days—the weekend of April 14-16 in Salt Lake City. 
May 5, 2023

Powered by the Cat C9.3B engine, the new Cat MH3050 Material Handler offers a range of modes, boom and stick offerings, safety features, cab design, simplified maintenance, and more.
May 5, 2023

Built on Pettibone's next-gen X-Series platform, the 1544X offers a maximum lift height of 44 feet, a maximum forward reach of 29 feet, and a maximum load capacity of 15,000 pounds. Formed boom plates provide the boom structure with greater strength while reducing weight, and minimizing boom deflection for better control and accuracy when placing loads.
May 3, 2023

Though North America is headed into summer, now is a great time to begin researching winter weather maintenance equipment. To help with this, Hilltip, a leading manufacturer of road maintenance equipment in Europe, has recently introduced its latest de-icing sprayers, the SprayStriker HFE (Hi-Flow Electric) Series.
May 3, 2023

"What should I look for in a bulldozer?" "What size bulldozers are available?" "Can I use bulldozers to knock over trees?" Get the answer these questions and much more. 
April 26, 2023

When deciding upon what heavy equipment you can afford, the initial purchase price of the equipment is only the tip of the iceberg. Behind that upfront cost is a wide variety of associated costs for buying, keeping, and using said equipment. Let's look at them all. 
April 18, 2023

There’s no denying the convenience of shopping for virtually anything virtually. More and more buyers are turning to the internet before ever heading down the street to a physical store or even a dealership. This buyer behavior includes buying cars, excavators, backhoes, semi trucks, trailers, and beyond. For this reason, your dealership needs to remain relevant in both worlds. 
April 11, 2023

Western Global offers a range of purpose-built packages that cater to each job site's unique needs. Discover how to simplify your operations with these plug-and-play fuel storage solutions.
April 11, 2023

In this guide, we’re going to look at what you can do as a truck driver employer to find and retain good truck drivers for the long haul. 
April 5, 2023

Pettibone has added a new telehandler to its X-Series lineup, the Extendo 1544X, which offers a maximum lift capacity of 15,000 pounds
March 31, 2023

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