Sneak Peek (Editor at Large): Chevron Debuts Delo 600 ADF, a Revolutionary, DPF-Saving Oil at Big Press Event this Week

Sneak Peek (Editor at Large): Chevron Debuts Delo 600 ADF, a Revolutionary, DPF-Saving Oil at Big Press Event this Week

Compact Equipment was just out at the Chevron Technology Center in Richmond, Calif., talking engines and oils. Chevron Products Co., a division of Chevron U.S.A., invited CE and…

Snow Thrower Usage: Keep Safety in Mind This Winter, Get Ready Before the Snow Flies

Snow Thrower Usage: Keep Safety in Mind This Winter, Get Ready Before the Snow Flies

In an unusually early winter season, large sections of the country have already experienced snow, ice and inclement weather, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute…

Saskatchewan’s Warman Excavating Utilizes Topcon 3D Grade Control and a John Deere Track Loader to Build New Roads

Saskatchewan’s Warman Excavating Utilizes Topcon 3D Grade Control and a John Deere Track Loader to Build New Roads

Many are attracted to the yin and yang lifestyle of having a cozy country home with easy access to the excitement of a vibrant city….

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…

Snow Attachments Showcase: Chill with These Cool Winter-Focused Implements for Popular Tool Carriers

Snow Attachments Showcase: Chill with These Cool Winter-Focused Implements for Popular Tool Carriers

Don’t Let Mother Nature Slow You Down, Grab an Attachment and Go Winter is on its way, and clearing driveways, sidewalks and parking lots is…

Feel the Heat: Forget the Cold and Keep Work Going with Jobsite Heating Solutions

Feel the Heat: Forget the Cold and Keep Work Going with Jobsite Heating Solutions

  The days are shorter, and there is a chill in the air. This signals the time when contractors in cold weather climates hurry to…

The Cool Products You Should Check Out This Week at Louisville’s GIE+EXPO Landscape Tradeshow

The Cool Products You Should Check Out This Week at Louisville’s GIE+EXPO Landscape Tradeshow

GIE+EXPO, the biggest lawn and landscape show in America, is heading back to Louisville Oct. 16-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Attendees can expect three…

What Lies Ahead: Key Trends in the Outdoor Power Equipment Industry

What Lies Ahead: Key Trends in the Outdoor Power Equipment Industry

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) is the advocacy voice for the outdoor power equipment industry, representing power equipment, small engine, utility vehicle, golf car…

Digging in the Cold: Tips for Winterizing Your Compact Excavator

Digging in the Cold: Tips for Winterizing Your Compact Excavator

As winter approaches, business slows down for many contractors who live in areas where freeze laws prohibit earthmoving activity. Whether or not you continue operating…

Here’s How You Choose a Snow Blower in 2019

Here’s How You Choose a Snow Blower in 2019

AriensCo Provides a Buying Guide in a Market Full of Interesting Options If this season’s snowfall totals are predicted to be anything close to last…

Explaining Oil: We Delve into the Essential Diesel Engine Lubricant, Coolant and Cleaner

Explaining Oil: We Delve into the Essential Diesel Engine Lubricant, Coolant and Cleaner

With the wide usage of diesel engines powering many types of compact equipment these days, it’s crucial to understand the precious oil needed to keep…

Five Misconceptions about Drones and Site Prep Construction Projects

Five Misconceptions about Drones and Site Prep Construction Projects

Attend the education session “Drones on Construction Sites for All Contractors” on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 3-4 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. From machine control to…

Don’t Want to Break the Bank? Tips for Buying the Right Sized and Priced Compact Track Loader

Don’t Want to Break the Bank? Tips for Buying the Right Sized and Priced Compact Track Loader

You want a compact track loader for your business or property — no, you need it — but it will be a budget-buster unless you…

The Machines to See and Booths to Visit at ICUEE This Week in Louisville #ICUEE19

The Machines to See and Booths to Visit at ICUEE This Week in Louisville #ICUEE19

We’ll Be Connecting with Manufacturers and Utility Professionals at this Great Trade Event The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), also known as the…

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…

Here Are Two of the Smallest Ride-On Trenchers and Plows in the Industry

Here Are Two of the Smallest Ride-On Trenchers and Plows in the Industry

Ditch Witch’s RT45 Ride-On Trencher Utilizes Diesel Designed for minimal maintenance and maximum operator productivity, the Ditch Witch RT45 ride-on trencher features a Tier 4,…

Trencher Choices: We Detail the Most Popular Walk-Behind Units from Ditch Witch, Toro and Vermeer

Trencher Choices: We Detail the Most Popular Walk-Behind Units from Ditch Witch, Toro and Vermeer

What’s the best way to dig that trench? Excavator equipped with a trenching bucket? Skid steer and a trencher attachment? Never-on-time Steve, with only a…

Details on All of Genie’s Newest Products Announced This Week, Scissors, Accessories, Tires, Tracks and Beyond

Details on All of Genie’s Newest Products Announced This Week, Scissors, Accessories, Tires, Tracks and Beyond

This week I was in Redmond, Wash. (see proof here), inspecting the latest equipment released from MEWP manufacturer Genie. I’m doing a big feature on…

Editor at Large: Bobcat Reveals Plans to Re-Revolutionize the Compact Equipment Segment, Releases Tractors, Articulated Loaders, Remote Control and Lots More

Editor at Large: Bobcat Reveals Plans to Re-Revolutionize the Compact Equipment Segment, Releases Tractors, Articulated Loaders, Remote Control and Lots More

Doosan Bobcat North America invited us out to Aurora, Colo., to check out the new Bobcat Training Center and unveil some of the new machines…

Editor at Large: Enjoy Some Photos of the Genie Press Event Held this Week in Redmond, Wash.

Editor at Large: Enjoy Some Photos of the Genie Press Event Held this Week in Redmond, Wash.

Earlier this week, I was out in the Pacific Northwest, enjoying the hospitality of the aerial lift experts of Genie. The Terex brand invited journalists…