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Grade School: Skid Steer Blades, Box Scrapers and Rakes Tackle Soil Preparation

Grade School: Skid Steer Blades, Box Scrapers and Rakes Tackle Soil Preparation

Contractors use many tools and attachments for grading, leveling and removing debris from a site. Each one offers its own unique features and benefits to…

Equipment Rental Industry Forecast Remains Steady, Says ARA

Equipment Rental Industry Forecast Remains Steady, Says ARA

The latest quarterly update to the five-year forecast for equipment rental industry revenues released by the American Rental Association (ARA) continues to call for steady…

Friday Fun: Cat Excavator Makes Appearance in Transformers: The Last Knight

Friday Fun: Cat Excavator Makes Appearance in Transformers: The Last Knight

A Caterpillar excavator is next in line to carry on the tradition of Cat equipment appearing on the big screen when it joins the team…

Volvo at #CONEXPO: 24-Hour Parts Guarantee, ActiveCare Direct, Dig Assist

Volvo at #CONEXPO: 24-Hour Parts Guarantee, ActiveCare Direct, Dig Assist

Volvo had a lot to discuss at CONEXPO in Las Vegas, but what stood out most were the service-oriented upgrades. Here’s the info on the…

ARA Releases Rental Forecast, Five-Year Outlook for Revenue Strengthens

ARA Releases Rental Forecast, Five-Year Outlook for Revenue Strengthens

A new five-year forecast for equipment rental industry revenues released by the American Rental Association (ARA) shows a moderate strengthening compared to the November forecast….

Equipment Rental Revenue Set to Top $57 Billion in 2020, says ARA

Equipment Rental Revenue Set to Top $57 Billion in 2020, says ARA

The latest five-year forecast for the equipment rental industry released by the American Rental Association (ARA) projects a compound annual growth rate in revenue of…

Caterpillar Extends Fuel Consumption and Parts Availability Guarantee Program

Caterpillar Extends Fuel Consumption and Parts Availability Guarantee Program

Caterpillar recently announced the extension and further expansion of its fuel consumption guarantee and a parts availability guarantee, both bundled with telematics solutions. This program, Cat Pays You…

ARA Foundation donates $6,000 for relief efforts in California and West Virginia

ARA Foundation donates $6,000 for relief efforts in California and West Virginia

Devastating wildfires in California and historic floods in West Virginia have resulted in loss of life, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands to seek…

Friday Fun: JCB Telehandler Goes Hollywood, Helps with Oscar Preparations

Friday Fun: JCB Telehandler Goes Hollywood, Helps with Oscar Preparations

A JCB Loadall telescopic handler has been playing a leading role in Hollywood, ensuring that the most glittering event on the global showbiz calendar is…

ARA Foundation Donates $10,000 to the American Red Cross for Disaster Relief

ARA Foundation Donates $10,000 to the American Red Cross for Disaster Relief

Winter Storm Goliath, a massive system named by forecasters that caused numerous tornadoes and historic flooding along major rivers, impacting more than seven states throughout…

Preparations are underway for bauma China (check it out)

Preparations are underway for bauma China (check it out)

A good year before the start of the next bauma China, preparations are already underway for this event, which takes place from November 22-25, 2016,…

How Heavy Equipment Dealers Profitably Meet Service Guarantees

How Heavy Equipment Dealers Profitably Meet Service Guarantees

When a heavy equipment dealer makes a service guarantee, it is a promise that can make or break the sales relationship. If the customer’s recently…

Phil Paranic Promoted to President/CEO of Allied Construction

Phil Paranic Promoted to President/CEO of Allied Construction

The Allied Construction Products Board of Members recently announced the promotion of Phil Paranic to the position of President and CEO. Paranic recently served as…

Equipment rental industry five-year forecast calls for even growth, says ARA

Equipment rental industry five-year forecast calls for even growth, says ARA

The American Rental Association (ARA) latest forecast calls for equipment rental industry revenue growth in the United States of 6.7 percent in 2016 and 2017,…

Kohler Launches Mobile Paralleling Box to combine different sized generators, with different fuels

Kohler Launches Mobile Paralleling Box to combine different sized generators, with different fuels

Kohler Power Systems is launching a new Mobile Paralleling Box, which delivers cutting-edge flexibility by allowing users to combine different sized generators with different fuel…

Editor at Large: We visit the Honda Dream Garage

Editor at Large: We visit the Honda Dream Garage

The Honda Dream Garage was just that, bringing together all of the latest and greatest products from Honda, Honda Power Equipment, Honda Engines and Honda…

Preventing  Harassment: Honoring Employee Rights on the Construction Site and in the Office

Preventing Harassment: Honoring Employee Rights on the Construction Site and in the Office

Even though the Supreme Court of the United States brought harassment claims to the forefront with two significant 1998 decisions, it seems as though some…

Dewalt introduces premium tapes Guaranteed Tough

Dewalt introduces premium tapes Guaranteed Tough

Dewalt introduces a new family of Premium Tapes, Guaranteed Tough and built to take a beating on harsh jobsite conditions. The new 16-, 25-, and…

A Comparative Analysis of the Game of Football and the Business of Construction

A Comparative Analysis of the Game of Football and the Business of Construction

Are You Ready from Some Construction? By Gregg Schoppman Perceptions are not always reality. An average professional football game lasts approximately three hours. However, actual…

ARA Comments on EEIA Shale Report

ARA Comments on EEIA Shale Report

A recent report by IHS Global Inc., for the Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance (EEIA), estimates that from 2012 to 2025, the equipment rental industry…