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High-Tech Power: Skid Steer and Track Loader Engines Are Clean, Powerful and Sophisticated

High-Tech Power: Skid Steer and Track Loader Engines Are Clean, Powerful and Sophisticated

At the core of a skid steer or track loader, there’s a fiery diesel power plant pumping energy to all of the machine’s many wheels,…

Skid Steers vs. Track Loaders: Applications Continue to Push Each Loader Style in Different Directions

Skid Steers vs. Track Loaders: Applications Continue to Push Each Loader Style in Different Directions

For 60 years the skid steer has been the chameleon of the equipment industry. Today it must concede some of that diversity to its compact…

Editor at Large: Operating and Analyzing Equipment at Caterpillar’s Fall Press Event

Editor at Large: Operating and Analyzing Equipment at Caterpillar’s Fall Press Event

I got the official (um) yellow carpet treatment in Peoria this past November. The trade press flew in to Caterpillar’s Illinois hometown and were whisked…

CE Awards 2017: Ariens’ RapidTrak Sno-Thro and Miller’s XMT 350 FieldPro with ArcReach

CE Awards 2017: Ariens’ RapidTrak Sno-Thro and Miller’s XMT 350 FieldPro with ArcReach

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: Volvo’s L20H and L25H Wheel Loaders and Wacker Neuson’s TH627 Telehandler

CE Awards 2017: Volvo’s L20H and L25H Wheel Loaders and Wacker Neuson’s TH627 Telehandler

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: Power Nods to Perkins and Kubota Engines

CE Awards 2017: Power Nods to Perkins and Kubota Engines

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: New and Enhanced 3- to 4-Ton Units Crash the Market (John Deere, Kubota and Hyundai)

CE Awards 2017: New and Enhanced 3- to 4-Ton Units Crash the Market (John Deere, Kubota and Hyundai)

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: Generac Light Towers and Aquajet’s Robotic Water Demo

CE Awards 2017: Generac Light Towers and Aquajet’s Robotic Water Demo

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: John Deere, Volvo and Navistar Build Big Telematics Operational Centers and Cool Service Offerings

CE Awards 2017: John Deere, Volvo and Navistar Build Big Telematics Operational Centers and Cool Service Offerings

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: Case Construction’s Minotaur, Bobcat’s Torsion Suspension Undercarriage and ASV’s First Mid-Frame, Vertical-Lift Loader

CE Awards 2017: Case Construction’s Minotaur, Bobcat’s Torsion Suspension Undercarriage and ASV’s First Mid-Frame, Vertical-Lift Loader

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: Go Big (Ditch Witch), Go Clean (Avant Tecno), Go Remote (Vermeer), Go Luxury (Toro)

CE Awards 2017: Go Big (Ditch Witch), Go Clean (Avant Tecno), Go Remote (Vermeer), Go Luxury (Toro)

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: Rental-Worthy Manufacturers JLG and Mustang Build Tough and Economical Equipment

CE Awards 2017: Rental-Worthy Manufacturers JLG and Mustang Build Tough and Economical Equipment

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

CE Awards 2017: Takeuchi Releases a Mini Ex that Easily Changes from Electric to Diesel Power

CE Awards 2017: Takeuchi Releases a Mini Ex that Easily Changes from Electric to Diesel Power

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of the Year Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a…

Innovative Iron Awards 2017: The JCB Teleskid Is the Most Innovative Loader of the Year

Innovative Iron Awards 2017: The JCB Teleskid Is the Most Innovative Loader of the Year

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of 2017 Exploration is the engine that drives innovation, so let’s go exploring. Let’s search through a year’s…

Send Us Your Letters and Photos

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,…