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Case to expand new E Series Excavator lineup with enhanced operator experience
Two entirely new models, improved engine performance and hydraulics, larger operator interface with more control customizations all drive greater performance
AUSA’s reversible dumpers made for maximum maneuverability
New DR601AHG and DR1001AHG have 13,000- and 22,000-lb payload capacities and what the company calls a ‘comfortable hydrostatic transmission’
VIDEO: Cat Trial 13 says ‘Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site’
The latest video in Caterpillar’s popular Cat Trials series highlights five machines hard at work after the job site shuts down for the night
5 ways BIM could change the future of construction
Reduce project risk and save time and money by looking ahead at how standards and certifications might soon shape the way you do business
Texas plans to spend record $85 million on road construction over 10 years
An additional $32 billion for routine maintenance contracts and project development for more than 7,000 transportation projects brings the total investment to $117 billion statewide
7 new compact excavator models
Here’s a sampling of some of the most-recent introductions from leading equipment manufacturers, highlighting construction’s demand for compact machines that can do it all 
Leica Geosystems’ new safety awareness module aims to reduce accidents on job sites
Field-generated safety data is integrated into cloud-based collaboration platform Leica ConX, allowing decision makers to review incidents and assess operations over time and space
Will proposed project labor agreement rule help or hurt construction?
Industry leaders speak out against recent progress toward President Biden’s executive order requiring federal construction contracts over $35 million to be subjected to PLAs
3 used Ford F-150 model years best for towing
If buying new is out of the question, consider these three model years if hauling capacity is your top priority
Florida zoo uses Shuttlelift crane for manatee rehab
The new SCD09 carrydeck crane helps with transferring animals between transport trucks and pools as well as providing an efficient daily weighing solution
Say what? More than half of older construction workers are hearing impaired
Recent study reinforces the need to promote noise reduction and hearing conservation in construction
Rental revenues to jump 12.5% in 2022 as inflation, supply chain challenges continue
The American Rental Association predicts growth for equipment rental revenue but maintains caution over inflation and supply delays
John Deere’s new G-tier compact wheel loaders are entry-level workhorses
Part of the company’s new performance tiering strategy, three new models were introduced for those looking for a machine that’s easy to use while completing everyday tasks
Top 50 tower crane companies in North America
Annual index  shows ranking fluctuations and streamlined fleets following a year of mergers and acquisitions 
Benefits of Equipment Management Specialist certification
A maintenance equipment manager with Waste Management relates how certification helped her and her team see their role in the big picture
VIDEO: How much money can you make as a dump truck owner/operator?
Find out how one working mother is doing two months after starting her own business... would she do it again?
New Cat 350 excavator consumes 13% less fuel
The model also has three power mode options – Smart, Power, and Eco – to match the excavator to the job for lower fuel consumption
Yanmar intros upgraded ViO17-1E and ViO25-6B mini excavators
The latest redesign incorporates features that make the machines easier and more efficient to use in tight spaces on small general construction projects
VIDEO: Case Minotaur is a compact dozer with a loader’s tools
Here’s why the 18,600-pound Minotaur DL550 compact dozer loader – a new machine category shipping now to Case dealers – can replace small dozers and outwork compact track loaders
More durable roadways at no extra cost? Michigan thinks so
The City of Muskegon is working with Michigan Technological University to mix scrap rubber tires and concrete in a pilot recycling project with promise
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