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Send Us Your Letters and Photos

We’d Love to Feature You — Just Like the Clementi Family Below We want to hear more from our readers in 2017 and ‘18. That means…

Editor at Large: We Visit Caterpillar’s Fall Press Event, Operate New Cat UTV (Photo Blog)

Editor at Large: We Visit Caterpillar’s Fall Press Event, Operate New Cat UTV (Photo Blog)

Last week, we got the (er) yellow carpet treatment in Peoria, Ill. We flew in to examine and operate Caterpillar’s newest equipment — excavators, wheel loaders…

All Terrains, All Seasons: Let’s Get That Utility Vehicle Ready for Winter Projects

All Terrains, All Seasons: Let’s Get That Utility Vehicle Ready for Winter Projects

Work doesn’t stop because of the weather. Actually, work in the industries we cover (construction, landscape, ag) can increase in inclement weather. Hurricane season is…

We Visit Rock Hill, S.C., for the Grand Opening of Atlas Copco’s New American Headquarters

We Visit Rock Hill, S.C., for the Grand Opening of Atlas Copco’s New American Headquarters

  Charlotte has become a global city-state over the last few decades — the second-largest metro area in the southeastern United States — just behind…

My Tractor’s Techy: Utility Tractors Continue to Evolve via Implements, Transmissions and Cabs

My Tractor’s Techy: Utility Tractors Continue to Evolve via Implements, Transmissions and Cabs

Tractors have traveled long and far to become the sleek, modern machinery they are today. The first powered farm implements came out in the early…

Knowledge Is Power: The Biggest Trends Changing the Portable Power Industry

Knowledge Is Power: The Biggest Trends Changing the Portable Power Industry

The science and ingenuity of creating clean, quality portable power is constantly evolving. Let’s tick off some technological coolness: tri-fuel availability, ultra-clean diesel power plants,…

Understanding Brush Cutters and Flail Mowers for Compact Excavators

Understanding Brush Cutters and Flail Mowers for Compact Excavators

Mini excavator is almost a misnomer these days. Excavators of all sizes are being used for more than just actual excavation. Take mulching applications for…

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

The long arm of a mini excavator has become a pretty powerful and popular tool for American contractors. Fitted with a bucket, hammer, brush cutter,…

Operational Insights and Technology Suggestions from Top Skid Steer/Track Loader Experts

Operational Insights and Technology Suggestions from Top Skid Steer/Track Loader Experts

Besides your kids and pets, almost anyone is allowed to jump into a skid steer or track loader and start operating. There’s no training required,…

Planning on Buying a Skid Steer or Track Loader? Check Out Our 2017 Loader Market Watch

Planning on Buying a Skid Steer or Track Loader? Check Out Our 2017 Loader Market Watch

High-Spec Units with Undercarriages Continue to Eat Up Market Share Be prepared for an interesting 2017. We have a new reality TV star President who’s…

Avoiding the Freeze: How Do You Winterize Sprinkler Systems (we ask Aquaman Irrigation)

Avoiding the Freeze: How Do You Winterize Sprinkler Systems (we ask Aquaman Irrigation)

Michigan winters can be fierce. I was there in October, and it was already freezing, but the cold didn’t seem to affect John Lindeman much….