The Ultimate 2016 Compact Excavator Market Watch

The Ultimate 2016 Compact Excavator Market Watch

Excavation is only the beginning. Small diggers like compact excavators have an entire playbook of operations. Demolition. Brush cutting. Augering. Compaction. Picking and placing with…

The Best Machines to Rent: Here’s the Ultimate Rental Equipment Showcase

The Best Machines to Rent: Here’s the Ultimate Rental Equipment Showcase

Kubota SVL95-2s Compact Track Loader The latest model in the Kubota compact track loader lineup is the SVL95-2s, replacing the SVL90-2, and offering more power, improved…

The Coolest New Air Compressors on the Compact Market

The Coolest New Air Compressors on the Compact Market

Squeezing air into a chamber and then releasing it for work applications is what medium-size commercial air compressors do. The portable compressors are an everyday…

The Hot Markets and Popular Equipment of the 2016 Rental Industry

The Hot Markets and Popular Equipment of the 2016 Rental Industry

“Rent” is a four-letter word that nevertheless continues to spark good feelings among equipment company executives and their customers. In 2016, compact machinery will again…

The 2016 Equipment Rental Outlook: Five-Year Forecast Calls for Even Growth

The 2016 Equipment Rental Outlook: Five-Year Forecast Calls for Even Growth

The latest forecast from the American Rental Association (ARA) for equipment rental industry revenue growth in the United States calls for 6.7 percent increases in…

Turn a Mini Excavator into a Meticulous Hole Digger with an Auger Implement

Turn a Mini Excavator into a Meticulous Hole Digger with an Auger Implement

Compact excavators are growing in popularity, and with so many attachments available their versatility goes well beyond simple excavating and backfilling. One indispensable attachment is…

Publisher’s Message — Market Growth Numbers for Compact Equipment

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…

Can I Borrow A Light? Advice for Light Tower Rental

Can I Borrow A Light? Advice for Light Tower Rental

So it looks like this next job will require additional lighting. Before heading down to the rental house, know what you are going to need….

Advances in Point-of-Use Controls and Portability Drive Commercial Construction Welding

Advances in Point-of-Use Controls and Portability Drive Commercial Construction Welding

Welding equipment in commercial building applications (think structural steel, HVAC, building MRO, etc.) has evolved in recent years with one general goal: Put control over…

Cool and Unique Compact Excavator Attachments

Cool and Unique Compact Excavator Attachments

Minnich A-1Q Deep Hole Drill The A-1Q deep hole drill from Minnich Mfg. can be mounted on a compact excavator or skid steer loader to…

Check Out the Chicago Pneumatic 850-cfm Portable Compressor

Check Out the Chicago Pneumatic 850-cfm Portable Compressor

Air Power One of Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment’s coolest new air compressors is the CPS 850 portable diesel. The compressor can work a range of…

Talking Shop: Compact Telehandler Maintenance

Talking Shop: Compact Telehandler Maintenance

Daily Checks and Proper Servicing Keep These Mighty Machines Up and Running While skid steers and compact track loaders are often praised for their versatility,…