All North America Articles

Xtreme launches world’s tallest telehandler
The 85-foot XR1585-C features a patent-pending operator station that allows traveling with the load to height for enhanced positioning control
United Rentals Trench Safety Digital Learning Series available for free
United Rentals supports Trench Safety Stand Down Week, June 14-18, with online education to raise awareness of hazards with trench and excavation work
John Deere celebrates 50 years of backhoe-loaders
Manufacturer working on electric backhoe concept as it looks to the future
Sales up sharply for John Deere
Second quarter sales up by over a third for John Deere’s construction division
ARA forecasts equipment rental recovery, pins hopes on infrastructure funding
Rental revenue expected to exceed peak totals in 2022 despite lag in nonresidential construction
Terex to move telehandler production to Mexico
Chairman and CEO John Garrison said the move will position the company with cost-competitive products for the North American market
Kiewit awarded $1.6-billion contract for Texas high-speed rail
Contract focuses on electrical systems for what will be the first high-speed rail line in the U.S.
Mexico City metro line collapses onto road below, killing 24
Structural failure due to poor construction is one theory, but cause currently remains unknown
Aaron Witt of BuildWitt hosts: 3 ways telematics can help you succeed
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Tech Talks series tackles how to make the most of the mountain of data from your machines
Veit appoints its first female CEO
Kelly Veit, who has been part of the family-run business since the 1990s, focuses on ‘2030 vision’
Soaring lumber prices add nearly $36,000 to construction of new home
Skyrocketing materials costs serve as reality check on U.S. economy’s recovery and highlight supply chain woes
John Deere partners with tiltrotator company
North American customers can purchase select engcon tiltrotators through John Deere construction equipment dealers and Hitachi excavator dealers
United Rentals acquires Franklin Equipment
United Rentals has acquired Franklin Equipment, a regional rental outfit with 20 Midwest and Southeast locations
Bobcat launches M3-Series compact loader line for price-conscious contractors
Four new skid steer and compact track loader models are available by limited release in North America through select dealers
John Deere launches SmartGrade for excavators
Deere’s 210G LC and 350G LC excavators are now available with factory-installed and -calibrated grade control technology
Wacker Neuson’s new app helps contractors find and rent compact equipment
EquipZip will give 1,000 independent dealers access to larger equipment such as skid steers, mini excavators and compact wheel loaders
Trench safety rental specialists merge to become largest supplier
National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company will join forcecs under ownership of private equity firm
How did your construction company do in 2020?
Viewpoint’s latest Quarterly Construction Metrics Index shows double-digit declines in projects and hiring last year, but things are looking up
Pending shortage of steel form ties threatens construction
Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) is spearheading a collaboration effort to offer as many solutions as possible
Case offers factory-fit machine control for dozers
New option for Case 750M through 2050M dozers aims to simplify ordering and acquisition, streamline installation and increase residual/resale values
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