National Hardware Show Cancels September 2020 Event Because of Pandemic, Virtual Show in the Works
covid-19

National Hardware Show Cancels September 2020 Event Because of Pandemic, Virtual Show in the Works

Over the last few months, the National Hardware Show (NHS) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on members of the global…

JCB North America Announces Eight-Year, $269M Military Contract for Its Beastly High Speed Backhoes
Backhoes

JCB North America Announces Eight-Year, $269M Military Contract for Its Beastly High Speed Backhoes

JCB has been awarded a contract to supply the U.S. military with a fleet of specialized high speed excavators over the next eight years in…

Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot
Features

Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

For decades, telescoping material handlers or telehandlers have been working in high lift and extend applications — feedlots, factories, construction sites, orchards and rental yards….

Sunbelt Rentals Adjusts Operations for COVID-19
Business and Software

Sunbelt Rentals Adjusts Operations for COVID-19

Sunbelt Rentals, North America’s premier equipment rental company, continues to adjust and adapt its operations to protect customers and team members during COVID-19. Some new…

ASV Introduces ELITE Lubricants
OEM Systems

ASV Introduces ELITE Lubricants

ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, introduces the ELITE line of high-performance, heavy-duty lubricants. The…

Paladin Launches High-Flow Forestry Disk Mulcher
Attachments

Paladin Launches High-Flow Forestry Disk Mulcher

New FD60 Offers Quick, One-Step Solution for Felling, Mulching, and Stump-Grinding STANLEY Infrastructure, the premier partner for industrial tools and attachments, recently announced that Paladin…

2020 NATDA Trailer Show Moves to October 26-28 Because of COVID-19
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2020 NATDA Trailer Show Moves to October 26-28 Because of COVID-19

To provide a safer environment for its attendees and exhibitors, the North American Trailer Dealers Association has distanced itself from the current health crisis by…

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry
Aerial Lifts

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry

Aerial lift machines are changing dramatically in 2020. We call them MEWPs now, for starters (mobile elevating work platforms). At the heart of these big…

New Bobcat V923 VersaHANDLER Telescopic Tool Carrier Provides Increased Lift Height, Reach and Capacity
Telehandlers

New Bobcat V923 VersaHANDLER Telescopic Tool Carrier Provides Increased Lift Height, Reach and Capacity

Bobcat Company is always working to create more powerful, more efficient products and innovative solutions to help customers do more. Building on the success of…

John Deere Brings Self-Leveling Loaders to Small Tractor Lineup
Attachments

John Deere Brings Self-Leveling Loaders to Small Tractor Lineup

New Loaders Keep Buckets and Pallets Level Throughout the Lift John Deere, an industry leader in the compact utility tractor space, just announced the launch…

Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC
Business and Software

Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC

The construction industry added 158,000 jobs on net in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau…

Dealer Watch: Atlantic Industrial Equipment Joins LiuGong Canada Network
Business and Software

Dealer Watch: Atlantic Industrial Equipment Joins LiuGong Canada Network

Michel Marchand, Vice President of LiuGong Canada, has announced Atlantic Industrial Equipment LG as its newest member in the LiuGong North America family of dealers….

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA
Business and Software

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA

Here comes another chapter in our Compact Equipment Conversations video series. With our Digital Rental Guide launching this week, publisher Keith Gribbins took the opportunity…

Paving the Way: Ford Asphalt Company Expands Fleet with Next Generation of CASE Skid Steers
Skid Steers

Paving the Way: Ford Asphalt Company Expands Fleet with Next Generation of CASE Skid Steers

Ford Asphalt Company has provided commercial asphalt and concrete paving services to the St. Louis Metro area since the company was founded in 1975. Over…

General Equipment Introduces AF501 AIR-SCRUB-R Portable HEPA Air Filter
Hand Tools

General Equipment Introduces AF501 AIR-SCRUB-R Portable HEPA Air Filter

The AF501 portable HEPA air filter is General Equipment Company’s latest addition to its AIR-SCRUB-R line. This compact, efficient unit delivers air scrubbing/negative pressure air…

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro
Skid Steers

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro

You need backup, and you’ve decided reinforcements will come in the form of a skid steer or track loader rental. Wise choice. Cool machine. Versatile….

NUCA Applauds House Passage of H.R. 2 And Its Increased Infrastructure Funding
Business and Software

NUCA Applauds House Passage of H.R. 2 And Its Increased Infrastructure Funding

The chief executive officer of the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA), Doug Carlson, issued the following statement in reaction to the U.S. House passage of…

Happy July 4th! A Day Early…Be Safe Out There.
Business and Software

Happy July 4th! A Day Early…Be Safe Out There.

CE readers! Our mothership, Benjamin Media Inc., will be closed for the 3rd of July, so our families and friends can celebrate everything American. So,…

Crews Building More than Hospital on Michigan Project
Aerial Lifts

Crews Building More than Hospital on Michigan Project

For many contractors, whether general, electrical, HVAC or mechanical, every now and then a project comes along and its impact trickles beyond the building’s future…

Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)
Business and Software

Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., originally announced a commitment of $8.5 million to support global…

Paladin Launches High-Flow Forestry Disk Mulcher

Attachments

Paladin Launches High-Flow Forestry Disk Mulcher

New FD60 Offers Quick, One-Step Solution for Felling, Mulching, and Stump-Grinding

STANLEY Infrastructure, the premier partner for industrial tools …

JCB North America Announces Eight-Year, $269M Military Contract for Its Beastly High Speed Backhoes

Backhoes

JCB North America Announces Eight-Year, $269M Military Contract for Its Beastly High Speed Backhoes

JCB has been awarded a contract to supply the U.S. military …

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Pick a Towable Air Compressor with Sullair

Compressors

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Pick a Towable Air Compressor with Sullair

Air power. A commercial air compressor can be a powerful tool for a variety of renters, contractors …

Kohler Introduces Kohler Engines University

Engines

Kohler Introduces Kohler Engines University

The latest circumstances have accelerated the digital transition and offered the opportunity to develop new forms of work organization, …

Chicago Pneumatic Updates Two Generators

Generators

Chicago Pneumatic Updates Two Generators

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) has updated …

General Equipment Introduces AF501 AIR-SCRUB-R Portable HEPA Air Filter

Hand Tools

General Equipment Introduces AF501 AIR-SCRUB-R Portable HEPA Air Filter

The AF501 portable HEPA air filter is General …

Night Lights: Advice for Renting a Light Tower and What Options Are Out There

Light Towers

Night Lights: Advice for Renting a Light Tower and What Options Are Out There

Sometimes a contractor’s projects don’t follow a typical 9-to-5 schedule. When work spills over into the evening, a crew needs the right equipment — such as light towers — to stay productive and meet deadlines. …

Paving the Way: Ford Asphalt Company Expands Fleet with Next Generation of CASE Skid Steers

Skid Steers

Paving the Way: Ford Asphalt Company Expands Fleet with Next Generation of CASE Skid Steers

Ford Asphalt Company has provided commercial asphalt and concrete paving services to the St. Louis Metro area since the company was founded in …

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro

Track Loaders

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro

You need backup, and you’ve decided reinforcements will come in the form of a skid steer …

South Coast AQMD Awards Volvo Construction Equipment $2M to Test Electric Heavy Equipment in California

Wheel Loaders

South Coast AQMD Awards Volvo Construction Equipment $2M to Test Electric Heavy Equipment in California

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) was awarded a …

Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

Telehandlers

Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

For decades, telescoping material handlers or telehandlers have been working in high lift and extend applications — …

Two New BOSS Snowplow Attachments Now Available for the Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loader Line

Compact Tool Carriers

Two New BOSS Snowplow Attachments Now Available for the Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loader Line

Toro recently announced the introduction and availability of all-new snow …