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OSHA’s here, now what?
Lynn Ladder & Scaffolding Company’s president, Alan D. Kline, relays personal experience in his tips about what to do when OSHA pays a visit
Rigid vs. articulated dump trucks: Choosing the right fit for the job and conditions
Volvo CE product manager discusses differences in maneuverability, total cost of ownership
Six new backhoe loaders lead a surprisingly diverse field of features
Recent backhoe loader updates include the full range of exhaust technologies, pilot hydraulics and electro-hydraulic controls, a diesel-electric hybrid and a super-skid-steer/backhoe mashup
VIDEO: Doosan introduces four redesigned -7 Series crawler excavators
Models DX140LCR-7, DX225LC-7, DX255LC-7 and DX350LC-7 range from 14 to 25 metric tons and incorporate a number of areas that have been beefed up for better performance
Zoomlion claims world record for highest-capacity all-terrain crane
The 2,400-tonne capacity ZAT24000H was designed for onshore wind turbine installation projects up to 525 feet tall
VIDEO: 10 of the biggest backhoes in action
Watch earthmovers made by many of the biggest brands do their thing on the job site, displaying the ultimate in utility and versatility
Compact telehandlers: Bigger is not always better
With their compact size, versatility, varied power options and an attachment for nearly any need, compact telehandlers are becoming a hot commodity
Volvo’s upgraded L350H wheel loader now ‘even tougher’
The machine has a number of improvements, including a more responsive hydraulics system allowing for 10% faster work cycles and higher productivity
VIDEO: How to operate a backhoe
This entry-level overview of backhoe operation from Heavy Metal Learning covers the basics of controls, driving and parking in a John Deere 310 
ASV RT-50 now powered by Yanmar engine with 8% more horsepower
The compact machine now comes with a slew of new performance features, and can still be towed behind a 1/2-ton pickup truck
Test drive: Hyundai HL980A wheel loader
Dan Gilkes takes a first drive of Hyundai Construction Equipment’s HL980A and gives an exclusive overview of his experience
Yanmar’s ViO80-1A and SV100-2A top its line of mini excavators
The two largest models in the company’s lineup come standard with Yanmar’s telematics system, SmartAssist Remote
Top 100 crane-owning companies in North America
American Cranes & Transport’s 17th annual ACT100 Index of North America’s top crane-owning companies shows a decline for the first time in more than a decade
5 excavator technologies that offer the most bang for the buck
Here are top innovations that provide construction companies with the most value for their machine investment
Coming soon: Zero-emissions haul trucks
Cummins and Komatsu will collaborate on zero-emissions power technologies, including hydrogen fuel cell solutions, for large mining haul truck applications
Hilti upgrades Jaibot, its semi-autonomous drilling robot
The mobile unit can now align with digital plans and automatically adapt planned drill holes to pre-defined installation zones, among other improvements
Trencor T14 trencher uses Cat C18 engine for improved efficiency, lower costs
New engine provides 22% more gross horsepower without the need for diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and AdBlue regulations
Details on Doosan’s new dozer
With machines expected on American soil within weeks, Doosan is saying a bit more about the dozers it’s taking to the $2.1-billion U.S. market
VIDEO: How to cut trench faster for more competitive bids
Here’s why a dedicated trencher is the right tool for the job in pipeline applications, providing better results than an excavator can
BOMAG’s new BM 2200/65 large planer built for easy maneuverability
The lighter, more compact design aims to achieve optimal performance and ease of operation in asphalt and concrete milling applications
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