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Small Caterpillar dozer tech helps make smoother cuts and full blade loads with less track slip
Next Generation Cat D1, D2 and D3 get operator-assist technologies that make them more efficient at elemental dozer work, as well as remote-control capability
Equipment roundup: Latest motor grader models from 5 top brands
We’re spotlighting the features and trends of graders, machines that do a lot for roadbuilding construction
Falling home-construction spending offers scant clarity on industry trajectory
Single-family housing did most of August’s damage and may be showing its hand, but nonresidential construction is hanging on to the past year’s gains
Caterpillar adding to construction lineup with four electric machines
As construction transitions to a lower-carbon future, Cat brings support with new compact and medium-sized loaders and excavators powered by new Caterpillar batteries
2023 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickups work harder with new power and tech
Ford adds a gasoline V8 and high-output Power Stroke rating to target the most towing, payload, torque and horsepower of any heavy-duty pickup truck, embeds 5G to speed business and safety technologies
Trimble invests in robotic layout of civil engineering
Startup Civ Robotics’ CivDot robot uses Trimble’s GNSS positioning technology and surveying software to improve productivity and safety on infrastructure layout
Trimble acquires B2W to connect civil contractors’ digital and physical management
B2W Software’s estimating and operations solutions enable end-to-end digital improvements to project profitability through the Trimble Construction One Portfolio
H&E Equipment Services expands into the Midwest with One Source acquisition
H&E Equipment Services will add One Source Equipment Rentals’ locations in Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama with a $130 million purchase
New 2024 Chevy Silverado HD adds power, hauling and safety technology
Redesign of Chevrolet three-quarter and one-ton pickups offers choices of harder-working and smarter-managing Silverado heavy duties
Bobcat’s new S86 and T86 are their most powerful skid steers ever
Bobcat expands its skid steer and compact track loader lines upward, offering three auxiliary hydraulic flow options and stronger multi-function ability
Volvo online tool lets you configure and price electric machines
New “build and price” configurator gives buyers interested in electric innovations an MSRP for Volvo’s electric compact excavators and loaders
Fed raises rates .75% again but can it ‘correct’ housing?
With home prices and demand only starting to wobble, the Federal Reserve’s September meeting forecast a sustained war on inflation
VIDEO: How drivers can ward off brake risk and inspection hassles
About 38% of vehicle-out-of-service orders are issued for brake problems – here’s how to check service brake adjustment
$38B in CHIPS Act grants aim to build US microchip boom
Federal program needs to draw ‘many multiples’ of the incentive amounts in private investment to construct domestic semiconductor supply
VIDEO: HP’s got a robot that prints designs on sites much faster than hand layout
Skanska users say the speed and accuracy of HP’s Siteprint give layout experts more time for quality control
8 must-do steps to get ready for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
There are less than 200 days until CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 - the largest North American construction tradeshow - kicks off in Las Vegas... are you ready?
American-made pickups a priority? Think outside the box
Most half-ton pickup trucks rank pretty low on the Cars.com American-Made index compared to the tight group competing in the Top 25
Volvo invites future construction engineers to play with its new line of toy machines
Toymaker Brio Builder and Volvo CE have joined forces to create a range of wooden toy earthmovers, just in time for this Christmas
Sunbelt Rentals’ 26% rental-revenue jump reflects rising rates
Rental as an equipment acquisition strategy is more attractive than ever as contractors aim to alleviate supply chain challenges associated with buying 
Turner establishes annual $70,000 grant for Tuskegee University construction programs
Renowned Alabama institution is one of eight historically black colleges and universities benefiting from professional development led by Turner’s diversity and talent-acquisition team
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