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Mecalac’s new compact loaders push the limits of versatility
New hydraulic and maneuverability options, such as M-Drive and Speed Control, are designed to widen the scope of what six new machines can do in terms of both application and industry
Top 10 construction equipment brands revealed
This year’s study shows sales for 2022 were $230.6 billion, one of the highest figures ever recorded in the listing
Interview: Caterpillar VP on decarbonization, electric power and construction automation
Jason Conklin, Caterpillar senior vice president for Global Construction and Infrastructure, talks to Andy Brown about electric power, automation and sustainability
Cat’s redesigned D10 dozer is all about efficiency
A stator clutch torque converter and load-sensing hydraulics make the new machine up to 6% more efficient than its predecessor 
Cabin Cool offers first air conditioning system for open-cab construction equipment
Maryland startup aims to improve conditions for workers operating equipment without climate-controlled cabs
Do OEMs have an obligation to stop machines being used for illegal activity?
Greenpeace report about illegal mining in the Amazon sparks questions about the moral responsibility of equipment OEMs
Is construction losing out on efficiency gains by using too many tower cranes?
Recent trend suggests using fewer but larger cranes is better suited to modern construction which uses more bulky, prefabricated building elements
Construction takes over Washington, D.C. with an agenda for the future
Major equipment manufacturers brought their machines to the National Mall as part of the Celebration of Construction, an event aimed at highlighting the industry’s innovations
Case previews WX175E SR wheeled excavator
The manufacturer is re-entering the wheeled excavator market in North America with a preview of the product line recently shown at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
Night shift: Extending daylight in the new decade of infrastructure
Blue Vigil is beta testing its aerial LED job site lighting solution through Street Smart Rental, introducing a new way to illuminate construction
7 takeaways from Caterpillar’s latest trading update
Caterpillar unveiled a strong performance for the first quarter of 2023, driven in large part by growth in North America, but there’s more to the story
‘Celebration of Construction’ slated for National Mall in Washington D.C.
May 14-16, the public is invited to visit a display of the equipment and technology responsible for constructing our world
New Cat reclaimer/stabilizers get big power boost
Cat RM600 and RM800 get 17% and 42% more power for productivity in full-depth reclamation and soil stabilization
Hitachi adds two new ZAXIS-7 compact excavators to lineup
Designed for durability and comfort, the ZX75US-7 and ZX85USB-7 are ultra-short-swing machines powered by Yanmar diesel engines
VIDEO: New YouTube series kicks off with favorite songs for construction
In the first episode of their new program - Hard Hats. Hard Heads. Hard Times. - industry veterans Bill Elverman and Nathaniel Waldschmidt reveal their picks for the best music for work
8 mini track loaders bring big power to walk-behind convenience
The mini track loader market is growing, with new models introduced this year and well-established machines both offering high productivity with versatility to spare
Case enters mini track loader market with TL100
Easy to transport and operate in tight spaces, the new MTL uses a full range of attachments with a rated operating capacity of 1,400 lbs. at 50% tipping load
VIDEO: Develon introduces 100-metric-ton DX1000LC-7 crawler excavator
Exclusive D-ECOPOWER hydraulic system precisely controls oil flow and optimizes the engine’s available horsepower to improve productivity and reduce fuel consumption
Wacker Neuson’s new ST27 CTL is built for tight spaces and ease of transport
The ST27 is compact, measuring 60 in. wide and under 80 in. in height, while offering what the company says is a best-in-class dump height of 36.5 in.
Forever orange: Develon builds fresh brand identity for a new era
Todd Roecker, vice president of growth initiatives at Develon, wants people to see the possibilities of a wide range of machines and technology, not so much the company behind them
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