Have Kids at Home? Check Out These Fun Construction Activities!

Have Kids at Home? Check Out These Fun Construction Activities!

Since we’re all hunkering down at home and practicing social distancing, we at Compact Equipment thought it would be fun to spread a little cheer…

More Than Just a Loader: Specialty Buckets, Grapples, Forks and Snow Tools Top Compact Wheel Loader Attachments

More Than Just a Loader: Specialty Buckets, Grapples, Forks and Snow Tools Top Compact Wheel Loader Attachments

Compact wheel loaders are designed for a wide range of applications given their size, comfort, safety and ability to couple with any number of attachments….

Tips for Trailering: How to Select a Trailer and Hit the Road with Your Compact Track Loader

Tips for Trailering: How to Select a Trailer and Hit the Road with Your Compact Track Loader

One of the many perks of compact equipment is the ability to transport it rather easily and, in most cases, without a CDL. Compact track…

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

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…

Let’s Roll: Wheeled Excavators Are Cruising into More North American Equipment Fleets

Let’s Roll: Wheeled Excavators Are Cruising into More North American Equipment Fleets

Wheeled excavators are not new machines. In fact, they’ve been quite popular in Europe for some time and are gaining a slow but steady following…

Wheel Loader Roundup: Let’s Look at Four Lineups and What’s New in the Market

Wheel Loader Roundup: Let’s Look at Four Lineups and What’s New in the Market

Compact wheel loaders continue to make waves here in North America, so much so that the market for these under 100-hp machines is approximately 5,000…

The 123s of Skid Steer and Track Loader Warranties

The 123s of Skid Steer and Track Loader Warranties

1. Warranty Programs One enticing part of buying a new skid steer or compact track loader is its warranty and the peace of mind it…

Add an Auger: How to Pair an Auger with Your Mini Excavator

Add an Auger: How to Pair an Auger with Your Mini Excavator

If you run into setting fence posts and footers or planting trees on a routine basis, and you already own a mini ex, maybe it’s…

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Up in November

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Up in November

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the November 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the…

Mustang by Manitou Adds Compact Track Loader to Lineup

Mustang by Manitou Adds Compact Track Loader to Lineup

A new small frame track loader from Mustang by Manitou brings a 1,350-lb capacity option to customers in North America. The Mustang by Manitou 1350RT…

Rental Revenue Forecast To Outpace Economic Growth

Rental Revenue Forecast To Outpace Economic Growth

The equipment and event rental industry in North America is expected to finish the year with total revenue up 5.35 percent to $61.56 billion, the…

Design Your Dream Digger

Design Your Dream Digger

Forget the Budget, Let’s Build Your Perfect Mini Excavator The mini excavator market is big business in America right now. We’re hearing predictions of maybe…

Need a Lift?

Need a Lift?

Grab a Towable Boom Lift and Go Sometimes your projects call for a lot of height. Maybe it’s washing some windows, tree trimming or putting…

Telehandler Tips: Manufacturers Offer Operating Advice and Insights into Certification

Telehandler Tips: Manufacturers Offer Operating Advice and Insights into Certification

Bigger isn’t always better. Just ask compact telehandlers. These small, nimble machines can load, lift and place materials all around a jobsite and fit into…

For Rent: Tips for Finding the Perfect Mini Excavator on the Rental Lot

For Rent: Tips for Finding the Perfect Mini Excavator on the Rental Lot

Let’s face it, sometimes you could use a hand — or in some cases — an extra piece of equipment. Whether you need an extra…

Time for a New Compact Tractor? Check Out the Latest Models on the Market

Time for a New Compact Tractor? Check Out the Latest Models on the Market

Compact utility tractors are known for their power and versatility. These hard-working machines offer farmers, large land owners and even contractors the ability to diversify…

Smooth Operator: Looking at Control Options and Technologies to Make Compact Track Loader Operation Easier

Smooth Operator: Looking at Control Options and Technologies to Make Compact Track Loader Operation Easier

Compact track loaders are growing in popularity thanks to their ability to tackle tough terrain, provide extra power on the jobsite and leave a light…

Pick Your Pattern: Find the Right Track for Your Compact Track Loader

Pick Your Pattern: Find the Right Track for Your Compact Track Loader

Forget the May flowers. April showers also bring slick jobsites that require the traction, flotation and power only a compact track loader can bring to…

The Gang’s All Here: Gather Your Crew and Get Rolling  in a Multi-Row UTV

The Gang’s All Here: Gather Your Crew and Get Rolling in a Multi-Row UTV

Utility vehicles (or UTVs for short) have become the perfect companions on the jobsite. These small, but hard-working vehicles are packed with enough power and…

Beyond the Basics: Unique Attachments Help Contractors Diversify their Businesses

Beyond the Basics: Unique Attachments Help Contractors Diversify their Businesses

Remember when Apple coined the phrase, “There’s an app for that,” 10 years ago? Well in the compact equipment world, you could easily say there’s…