Expansion Mode: From Bobcat to Brokk, Lots of Machine Makers Are Gearing Up for 2020 with New Investments

Expansion Mode: From Bobcat to Brokk, Lots of Machine Makers Are Gearing Up for 2020 with New Investments

Folks are feeling trepidatious about 2020. I get it. After you’ve been through a few economic cycles — especially the highs and lows of construction…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: A Set of Five Personal Favorites that I Couldn’t Fit Anywhere Else

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: A Set of Five Personal Favorites that I Couldn’t Fit Anywhere Else

When we choose which equipment to highlight and honor in our Innovative Iron Awards, inevitably other machines and manufacturers get left out. Out of those…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Impressive Loader Additions from ASV (VT-70), Kubota (SVL65-2), Wacker Neuson (Series II) and Gehl (RT135 and RT105)

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Impressive Loader Additions from ASV (VT-70), Kubota (SVL65-2), Wacker Neuson (Series II) and Gehl (RT135 and RT105)

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Power Players Hatz and Kohler Offer High-Technology and Hybrids

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Power Players Hatz and Kohler Offer High-Technology and Hybrids

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Great Lifts from JLG Industries (the 3246R), Hy-Brid Lifts (ZT-1630) and Genie (GS-1330m)

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Great Lifts from JLG Industries (the 3246R), Hy-Brid Lifts (ZT-1630) and Genie (GS-1330m)

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: JCB’s 504-13 and Manitou’s MT 420 Telescopic Handlers Reach New Levels for Compacts

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: JCB’s 504-13 and Manitou’s MT 420 Telescopic Handlers Reach New Levels for Compacts

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Cat’s 299D3 XE Land Management Unit

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Cat’s 299D3 XE Land Management Unit

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Bobcat MaxControl and Toro’s TRX-250, TRX-300 Trenchers Employ Cool Tech

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Bobcat MaxControl and Toro’s TRX-250, TRX-300 Trenchers Employ Cool Tech

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Michelin’s Tweel Airless Skid Steer Tires

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Michelin’s Tweel Airless Skid Steer Tires

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: SMI Compact’s New Crushers and Screening Plants

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: SMI Compact’s New Crushers and Screening Plants

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: John Deere’s 344L with High-Lift and Case’s N Series Backhoes with PowerBoost

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: John Deere’s 344L with High-Lift and Case’s N Series Backhoes with PowerBoost

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Setting New Standards: Visiting Genie in Washington State to Learn About New Machines and ANSI Regs

Setting New Standards: Visiting Genie in Washington State to Learn About New Machines and ANSI Regs

Safety isn’t a gadget. It’s a state of mind. Well, sometimes it should probably be both. With ANSI A92 standards for mobile elevated work platforms…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Kobelco’s SK75SR-7 Delivers Greater Efficiency, Power, Speed and an Amazing Cab

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Kobelco’s SK75SR-7 Delivers Greater Efficiency, Power, Speed and an Amazing Cab

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: JCB’s ICXT Combines the DNA of a Backhoe and Compact Track Loader

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: JCB’s ICXT Combines the DNA of a Backhoe and Compact Track Loader

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Hitachi’s ZW Compact Wheel Loaders

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Hitachi’s ZW Compact Wheel Loaders

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Ditch Witch’s SK3000 Stand-On Skid Steer

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Ditch Witch’s SK3000 Stand-On Skid Steer

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Editor at Large: Exploring United Rentals 2019 Total Control & Innovation Conference

Editor at Large: Exploring United Rentals 2019 Total Control & Innovation Conference

Data is the new oil. I heard someone behind me make that statement at an educational session on drones while attending the 20th iteration of…

Editor at Large: Eyeing the Equipment Announced at Cat’s Fall Press Event + The Awesomeness of Visiting Its Global Operator Challenge

Editor at Large: Eyeing the Equipment Announced at Cat’s Fall Press Event + The Awesomeness of Visiting Its Global Operator Challenge

  I just got back from Cat country last night. Boots still covered in N.C. red clay. The biggest maker of earthmoving equipment in the…

Here Are 80+ New Products You Can Inspect at the GIE+EXPO Tradeshow in Louisville this Oct. 16-18

Here Are 80+ New Products You Can Inspect at the GIE+EXPO Tradeshow in Louisville this Oct. 16-18

Plus: A Just Added Free Seminar on Finding Balance with Today’s Technology Industry members who want to stay on the cutting edge will find new…

Loader Update: Cat Revamps Skid Steer and Track Loader Lineup and Other Big Releases from ASV, Gehl and LiuGong

Loader Update: Cat Revamps Skid Steer and Track Loader Lineup and Other Big Releases from ASV, Gehl and LiuGong

Equipment manufacturers continue to release new products into America’s popular skid steer and compact track loader market. In our July/August Spec Guide, we recounted 14…