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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
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
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 
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
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 
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
Vertical mast lifts rise to the need for single-person access in tight spaces
A trend toward electrification brings the benefit of having no hydraulics, which translates into lower energy consumption and less maintenance
Bobcat brings big new telehandlers to round out R Series
Rated at 9,000 pounds and 7,056 pounds, the TL923 and TL723 are designed for faster boom speeds and heavier lifting
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
Confusion over whether operators need personal fall protection equipment in a scissor lift continues, highlighting the vital importance of highly trained and qualified supervision
VIDEO: How to operate an articulated dump truck
Check and compare your ADT know-how with this tutorial which features a Komatsu HM-300 hauler
New Chevy Colorado offers big-truck power at a lower cost
New tunings of a Silverado-proven engine deliver towing and off-road capability that could cut the cost of some field managers’ trucks
Case Minotaur DL550 compact dozer loader is two machines in one
Capable of doing the work of a small dedicated dozer and a large compact track loader, this one-of-a-kind machine needs only a truck and heavy trailer to get on the job site
VIDEO: The worst excavator recovery in one man’s career
See what happens when YouTuber LetsDig18 rescues a rented XCMG excavator from the depths of a muddy pond excavation project
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