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Rugged and Rental Ready: We Explore the Two New Three- and Six-Seat UTVs from JLG

Rugged and Rental Ready: We Explore the Two New Three- and Six-Seat UTVs from JLG

“Yea, go ahead and try it,” Jeff Ford tells me as I am test-driving JLG’s new utility vehicles at its training area tucked into the…

Bid for a Cause: <em>Compact Equipment</em> and ICUEE Team Up Once Again for the Benefit Auction

Bid for a Cause: Compact Equipment and ICUEE Team Up Once Again for the Benefit Auction

The construction industry and job creation go hand in hand, and this year the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) is furthering that connection…

Mini Extras: Build the Ultimate Mini Excavator with the Right Attachments

Mini Extras: Build the Ultimate Mini Excavator with the Right Attachments

On today’s utility jobsites, if you aren’t able to accomplish several different tasks with just one machine, you are missing out on big-time boosts to…

Editor at Large: Inside Perkins’ new vision for telematics, engine service, parts ordering

Editor at Large: Inside Perkins’ new vision for telematics, engine service, parts ordering

Perkins told us they had a big announcement coming the last week of June to commemorate its 85th anniversary, so we flew down to Seguin,…

Load Warriors: Choose a Tough Portable, Hand-Held Generator for Commercial Applications

Load Warriors: Choose a Tough Portable, Hand-Held Generator for Commercial Applications

Unlike a lot of equipment purchased for the jobsite, small, portable generators (the size you can throw in the back of your truck) can be…

Opposable Options: Advice for Pairing Your Compact Excavator with the Perfect Thumb

Opposable Options: Advice for Pairing Your Compact Excavator with the Perfect Thumb

Evolution begins with the thumb. This is true for us mammals, and it’s true for our machines. Take your regular old digging excavator, add in…

A Haul of a Decision: How to Match a Chassis and Dump Body to Handle Your Hauling Needs

A Haul of a Decision: How to Match a Chassis and Dump Body to Handle Your Hauling Needs

Building a dump truck only requires matching up two primary pieces — a chassis and a dump body — but those two pieces have to…

Winter Wheel Loaders: How to Outfit Your Compact Wheel Loader for Snow Removal

Winter Wheel Loaders: How to Outfit Your Compact Wheel Loader for Snow Removal

Wheel loaders have become a go-to machine for snow removal in the winter because of their perfect combination of size, agility, visibility and safety. If…

The Story of Hunt Construction Can Be Told Through the Machines It Buys

The Story of Hunt Construction Can Be Told Through the Machines It Buys

Building with Quality quality job usually starts with quality equipment, but so does a quality company. Take Hunt Construction and Excavating LLC, for example. The…

Voltage Regulating Generators Change What’s Possible on the Jobsite

Voltage Regulating Generators Change What’s Possible on the Jobsite

Small generators, notably inverter generators, reduce the size, weight and sound of a typical generator, while also producing stable and consistent power — all attributes…

Rental Reminders for Picking Out the Perfect Portable Light Tower

Rental Reminders for Picking Out the Perfect Portable Light Tower

LET THERE BE LIGHT! Wait, you don’t have enough light towers? No worries: Head down to the rental yard and find an ideal tower for…