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Find the latest construction equipment news, articles, videos and information. Stay informed of newly released equipment models and the latest innovations from construction industry manufacturers around the globe. Here are some recent posts from the construction industry:

Deciding between a backhoe loader and an excavator can be a crucial choice for any decision-makers in the worlds of construction, demolition, farming, and beyond. Both pieces of heavy machinery play essential roles but their strengths lie in different areas.
April 30, 2024

Heavy equipment ownership isn't just about the machinery; it's a gateway to entrepreneurship for those looking to carve their niche in a booming industry. The following questions will help you explore the multifaceted world of equipment rental businesses, the intricacies of managing operational costs, and how to stay afloat and prosperous in a competitive market.

April 4, 2024

[Read or Listen] This article is your guide to understanding the intricacies of upgrading used construction equipment legally and safely. Whether you're a dealership, a private seller, a potential buyer, or an operator, knowing the dos and don'ts can help ensure that your investments are sound, compliant, and beneficial in the long run.
February 8, 2024

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has recently announced the addition of two groundbreaking compact excavators, the EC37 and ECR40, to its North American lineup. Replacing the EC35D, ECR35D, and ECR40D, these new models are a testament to Volvo's commitment to continuous improvement and customer-centric design.
January 19, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of commercial equipment, Caterpillar continues to set the bar high with its latest innovation: the Cat® 330 Straight Boom Excavator.
December 19, 2023

What would you think about a construction site loader that's not just a workhorse but also a racehorse? Nestled comfortably between its siblings, the Yanmar V4-7 and V8, this 9,370-pound wheeled loader is all about doing more with less.

December 14, 2023

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

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

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

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 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

Western Global, a renowned manufacturer of fuel and fluid storage solutions, just unveiled a new product that promises to revolutionize job site refueling— the FuelCube Type-S.
June 27, 2023

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

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

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