Backhoe Maintenance 101: Common Sense Routines and a Basic Understanding of Tier 4 Changes

Backhoe Maintenance 101: Common Sense Routines and a Basic Understanding of Tier 4 Changes

  While backhoes are a staple in many large fleets where they are cared for by a full-time fleet manager, they are equally — if…

Caterpillar’s 953K Track Loader Gets Big Improvements

Caterpillar’s 953K Track Loader Gets Big Improvements

Greater productivity, improved implement and steering response, and up to 22 percent better fuel economy are at the top of a long list of improvements…

Hipower Systems Announces $42M Manufacturing Facility in Olathe, Kansas

Hipower Systems Announces $42M Manufacturing Facility in Olathe, Kansas

Move expected to nearly triple the firm’s U.S. workforce Hipower Systems, a manufacturer of power generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada,…

Kubota Unveils Its First-Ever Diesel above 200 Horsepower

Kubota Unveils Its First-Ever Diesel above 200 Horsepower

The world’s leading engine manufacturer of compact diesel engines below 100 hp, Kubota Engines, unveiled a groundbreaking product at this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in Las…

Five Tips for Clean Diesel Fuel for Tier 4 Engines via an AEM Fuel-Quality Infographic

Five Tips for Clean Diesel Fuel for Tier 4 Engines via an AEM Fuel-Quality Infographic

Fuel quality is critical to keep Tier 4 engines running smoothly, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a downloadable infographic to help…

Takeuchi Launches Two New Track Loaders

Takeuchi Launches Two New Track Loaders

Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, recently introduced two new track loaders to the market with the TL10V2 and TL12R2. Both track loaders…

John Deere Expands Diesel Power Range for 4.5L with DOC/SCR Tech

John Deere Expands Diesel Power Range for 4.5L with DOC/SCR Tech

John Deere Power Systems recently announced the latest addition to its lineup of Final Tier 4 industrial engines, the PowerTech PSL 4.5L engine. Engineered by…

How Are Tier 4 Engines Affecting the Construction Marketplace?

How Are Tier 4 Engines Affecting the Construction Marketplace?

Every year it seems like engine manufacturers are breaking new ground with innovative, emissions-compliant, off-highway diesel engines. As painful and expensive as engine emissions regulations…

JCB’s Tier 4 Engine Strategy Allows For Easier Equipment Maintenance, Resale

JCB’s Tier 4 Engine Strategy Allows For Easier Equipment Maintenance, Resale

Because of their unique design, JCB’s Tier 4 Final engines offer easier maintenance and better resale, qualities that are especially important for certain industries, including…

Terex Releases Tier 4 Final TC85 Compact Excavator

Terex Releases Tier 4 Final TC85 Compact Excavator

The new Terex TC85 compact crawler excavator is built for demanding excavation jobs and space-restrictive trenching work, featuring the perfect combination of a short radius tail-swing…

Miller Fills Market Gap with Release of New Tier 4 Final Welder/Generator

Miller Fills Market Gap with Release of New Tier 4 Final Welder/Generator

Released by Miller Electric Mfg. Co., the Big Blue 600 Pro welder/generator replaces the popular Tier 4 Interim Big Blue 500 with an even more…

Doosan Portable Power Introduces Generators with Doosan Engines at Power-Gen 2015

Doosan Portable Power Introduces Generators with Doosan Engines at Power-Gen 2015

Doosan Portable Power just introduced three newly designed models to its mobile generator lineup — G25, G50 and G70 — at Power-Gen International, December 8…

Photo blog: Kawasaki-KCM wheel loaders in action in Arizona

Photo blog: Kawasaki-KCM wheel loaders in action in Arizona

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…

Friday Fun: Awesome infographic on Tier 4 Final engine regulations

Friday Fun: Awesome infographic on Tier 4 Final engine regulations

CK Power is a complete source for engine and generator power, headquartered in St. Louis on a seven-acre campus that houses everything from corporate offices…

Doosan Portable Power releases utility/truck mount P185 air compressor

Doosan Portable Power releases utility/truck mount P185 air compressor

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of portable air compressors, Doosan Portable Power sets a standard for rugged reliability. The new utility mount P185WDOU…

Watch: Case Talks About the 580N Backhoe Loader Tier 4 Final Specs #ICUEE

Watch: Case Talks About the 580N Backhoe Loader Tier 4 Final Specs #ICUEE

Through the mud and the rain at ICUEE, we made sure to stop by Case Construction Equipment to hear about its line of Tier 4…

Komatsu Introduces New PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 Hydraulic Excavators

Komatsu Introduces New PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 Hydraulic Excavators

Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, recently introduced the new PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 hydraulic excavators, two machines with tight tail swing radii,…

Hyundai Construction Offering Tier 4 Final 9A Compact Excavators

Hyundai Construction Offering Tier 4 Final 9A Compact Excavators

Youngsters love “touch-a-truck” events, and us big kids are no different. Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas recently proved that when the company invited dealers and media…

Editor at Large: Visiting Doosan Portable Power in Statesville, N.C. (a photo blog)

Editor at Large: Visiting Doosan Portable Power in Statesville, N.C. (a photo blog)

The Doosan name is coming into its own — especially on the portable power side of the business. Doosan bought the famed Ingersoll Rand brand…

A diesel engine solution that works for both manufacturers and operators

A diesel engine solution that works for both manufacturers and operators

Today, our off-highway diesel engines are some of the cleanest and most sophisticated power plants ever created. Since January 2015, all compact equipment using 75.1-hp…