New data shows nearly half of road contractors suffered from car crashes in work zones
Business and Software

New data shows nearly half of road contractors suffered from car crashes in work zones

Forty-six percent of highway contractors reported that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of…

Chore Tractor Maintenance: Spring Cleaning Tips For Utility Tractors
Tractors

Chore Tractor Maintenance: Spring Cleaning Tips For Utility Tractors

In the excitement of weather warm enough to start spring planting, regular equipment maintenance and cleaning may be overlooked. Whether your tractor and implements have…

Morbark introduces Beever M12RX brush chipper
Business and Software

Morbark introduces Beever M12RX brush chipper

Morbark is adding a new 12-in. chipper to its Beever product line. The Morbark Beever M12RX is scheduled to go into production late May and…

Auto-Speed Improves Fuel Efficiency, Reduces Jobsite Noise
Business and Software

Auto-Speed Improves Fuel Efficiency, Reduces Jobsite Noise

Available in select engine-driven welder/generators, Auto-Speed™ technology from Miller significantly improves fuel efficiency while reducing noise levels. Improving fuel efficiency and reducing noise are two…

Housing production jumps 20.2 percent in April
Business and Software

Housing production jumps 20.2 percent in April

Nationwide housing starts rose 20.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.135 million units in April from an upwardly revised March reading, according…

Volvo’s new EW160E and EW180E wheeled excavators
Skid Steers

Volvo’s new EW160E and EW180E wheeled excavators

The latest wheeled excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment, the EW160E and EW180E, are multi-tasking machines designed to cater to all the operator’s needs on the…

Peak JCB joins JCB’s North American dealer network
Business and Software

Peak JCB joins JCB’s North American dealer network

Peak JCB, a new JCB dealer headquartered in West Valley City, Utah, will offer a wide variety of equipment including the renowned backhoe, track, and…

Manitou Americas celebrates 50 years of the Mustang skid steer brand
Skid Steers

Manitou Americas celebrates 50 years of the Mustang skid steer brand

In 1965, Owatonna Manufacturing Company (today a part of Manitou Americas Inc., a leading manufacturer of compact earth moving and material handling equipment), began designing…

New Ditch Witch website launched this week
Business and Software

New Ditch Witch website launched this week

The Ditch Witch organization, a Charles Machine Works company, launched a new website to enhance the user experience by offering a modern look and functionality,…

Homebuilder confidence falls two points in May
Business and Software

Homebuilder confidence falls two points in May

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in May dropped two points to a level of 54 on the National Association of…

Hypertherm launches free plasma cutting curriculum and grant program
Hand Tools

Hypertherm launches free plasma cutting curriculum and grant program

Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, is reinforcing its commitment to welding schools and training programs by making all…

Attachment-maker Worksaver launches new website
Attachments

Attachment-maker Worksaver launches new website

Worksaver Inc. recently unveiled its newly-redesigned website, www.worksaver.com, which features an updated look and an improved user experience. The new …

The new John Deere L-Series tractor loaders are jobsite workhorses
Backhoes

The new John Deere L-Series tractor loaders are jobsite workhorses

The 210L EP and 210L are the newest members of the John Deere L-Series lineup. Joining their backhoe brethren, which were introduced last month, the dependable and durable tractor loaders boast several customer-inspired …

Kaeser launches new portable compressor — the M130
Compressors

Kaeser launches new portable compressor — the M130

Kaeser Compressors Inc. has just launched a new Mobilair portable compressor, the M130. The M130 produces 425 cfm at 145 psig and is built for even the most demanding job sites.
With pressures from …

John Deere extends generator drive options with new engine lineup
Engines

John Deere extends generator drive options with new engine lineup

John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) will extend its generator drive power solutions with the introduction of four new PowerTech prime …

Welder/Generator/Air Compressor Combo Units Are Evolving
Generators

Welder/Generator/Air Compressor Combo Units Are Evolving

Years ago, it was big news when a manufacturer added an air compressor to a welder/generator. Today, OEMs are engaged in an arms race to outfit their equipment with as much functionality as possible. Stakes …

Hypertherm launches free plasma cutting curriculum and grant program
Hand Tools

Hypertherm launches free plasma cutting curriculum and grant program

Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, is reinforcing its commitment to welding schools and training programs by making all ten hours of its AWS SENSE …

The Rental Show: Magnum expands product portfolio
Light Towers

The Rental Show: Magnum expands product portfolio

Magnum, a leading designer and manufacturer of mobile power products, announced today that its product line has broadened with the introduction …

Volvo’s new EW160E and EW180E wheeled excavators
Skid Steers

Volvo’s new EW160E and EW180E wheeled excavators

The latest wheeled excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment, the EW160E and EW180E, are multi-tasking machines designed to cater to all the operator’s needs on the jobsite. Both models can be tailored to suit …

General Rentals gets one-of-a-kind Terex R190T compact track loader
Track Loaders

General Rentals gets one-of-a-kind Terex R190T compact track loader

General Rentals Corp., of Evansville, Ind., has taken possession of a new Terex R190T compact track loader with a one-of-a-kind pin striping and custom paint job from Joey Hutson Artistry of …

Rudd Equipment Co. is the newest SDLG dealer
Wheel Loaders

Rudd Equipment Co. is the newest SDLG dealer

Rudd Equipment Co. is the latest dealer to join SDLG’s dealer network. The company will sell SDLG’s complete North American lineup of four wheel loaders. It will also fully back the …

Genie Safety Kit available in support of OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down
Telehandlers

Genie Safety Kit available in support of OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down

In support of OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, May 4-15, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) has developed …

Brokk introduces next gen Brokk 100 remote-control demolition machine
Compact Tool Carriers

Brokk introduces next gen Brokk 100 remote-control demolition machine

Brokk, a leading manufacturer of remote controlled demolition machines, recently presented its next generation Brokk 100. The updated model features improved controls for smoother functionality in slewing and arm movements; an innovative, simplified …