Power Selector — Some Basics for Choosing a Portable Generator
Generators

Power Selector — Some Basics for Choosing a Portable Generator

Whether buying new or renting, contractors don’t want to tie up capital by acquiring equipment that A) they don’t need or B) that’s more than…

Snow Removal Pros: The 2016/17 Winter Forecast Calls for Snow
Features

Snow Removal Pros: The 2016/17 Winter Forecast Calls for Snow

Science and Astronomy Are in Favor of a Cold and Stormy Winter in the North In the spirit of manifesting our own destiny, we’re predicting…

Construction Continues to Grow: Bolstered by Commercial Buildings, Contractors Will Have Opportunities
Publisher's Message

Construction Continues to Grow: Bolstered by Commercial Buildings, Contractors Will Have Opportunities

A trepidatious market still vexes construction contractors (and trade magazine publishers as well). The great recession that cycled low in 2008 is still on the…

Editor’s Message: Adding CTCs to the Fifth Annual Compact Equipment Spec Guide
Business and Software

Editor’s Message: Adding CTCs to the Fifth Annual Compact Equipment Spec Guide

Growing One Machine Category at a Time First off, thanks to all the manufacturers that participated in the fifth-ever Compact Equipment Spec Guide. This 124-page…

Nine Steps to Cleaning a Small Engine’s Carburetor
Publisher's Message

Nine Steps to Cleaning a Small Engine’s Carburetor

This June issue is Compact Equipment’s maintenance manual, and it delves into the many issues, solutions and insights of repairing and keeping up off-highway construction…

May Publisher’s Message: Send Us Your Letters
Business and Software

May Publisher’s Message: Send Us Your Letters

Write or E-mail Us Your Insights, and We’ll Get Them into the Mag We want to hear more from our readers in 2016. That means…

Rental Reminders for Picking Out the Perfect Portable Light Tower
Light Towers

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…

March Publisher’s Message— Rental Ready
Industry Events

March Publisher’s Message— Rental Ready

We Pick Our Favorite Units Displayed at the Recent Rental Show The Rental Show is always an interesting mix of exhibitors. The trade show (organized…

Publisher’s Message — Market Growth Numbers for Compact Equipment
Publisher's Message

Publisher’s Message — Market Growth Numbers for Compact Equipment

Sales of off-highway construction equipment are on the rise around the world, and North America once again appears to be a hot spot for new…

Editor’s Message: Benjamin Media Participates in Akron Children’s Hospital’s Holiday Tree Festival
Business and Software

Editor’s Message: Benjamin Media Participates in Akron Children’s Hospital’s Holiday Tree Festival

The Giving Tree Every holiday season, Benjamin Media Inc. (BMI) — the publisher of Compact Equipment — looks for ways to give back to its…

Editor’s Message: We Visit KCMA Corp. Out in Arizona to Operate Wheel Loaders
Features

Editor’s Message: We Visit KCMA Corp. Out in Arizona to Operate Wheel Loaders

KCMA Corp. invited members of the trade press out to Wickenburg, Ariz., for a look at the newest updates in the Kawasaki-KCM Z7 wheel loader…