Doosan Bobcat North America Continues to Go High-Tech, Invests in Radar Sensor Startup

Doosan Bobcat North America Continues to Go High-Tech, Invests in Radar Sensor Startup

Doosan Bobcat North America is preparing for the future of off-highway construction equipment. Check out The Studio, the company’s data innovation center located in Fargo,…

Check Out Some Popular 19-Foot Scissor Lifts

Check Out Some Popular 19-Foot Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts are predominantly designed to safely reach working areas at height in confined spaces. Specifically, 19-ft electric scissor lifts are designed to be able…

Track Tips: Insights into Managing a Compact Track Loader’s Rubber Treads

Track Tips: Insights into Managing a Compact Track Loader’s Rubber Treads

Track maintenance is vital to the performance and uptime of your compact track loader. By training your operators, inspecting and cleaning tracks and maintaining proper…

Be So Kind as to Renew Your 2021 Subscription for 10 More FREE Print Issues of Compact Equipment

Be So Kind as to Renew Your 2021 Subscription for 10 More FREE Print Issues of Compact Equipment

A bright new year awaits us. What could go wrong? I kid, but when it comes to your equipment fleet and the health of your…

As Cases Surge, Trade Associations like NAHB Are Calling for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down this Week

As Cases Surge, Trade Associations like NAHB Are Calling for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down this Week

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is encouraging members and all residential construction companies to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week…

Ready to Chill: Prepare that Skid Steer or Track Loader for Snow Work

Ready to Chill: Prepare that Skid Steer or Track Loader for Snow Work

Skid steers are apt to do just about any job. Snow removal? Sure, a skid steer can tackle winter work, wielding a variety of blades,…

John Deere Is Testing Its First Electric-Powered Backhoe with National Grid (a Northeast Utility)

John Deere Is Testing Its First Electric-Powered Backhoe with National Grid (a Northeast Utility)

Electric-powered off-highway equipment continues to make headlines. John Deere just announced it is working with the National Grid, an electricity, natural gas and clean energy…

We’ve Been Talking about JLG’s DaVinci AE1932 Scissor Lift for a Year. Now It’s Available

We’ve Been Talking about JLG’s DaVinci AE1932 Scissor Lift for a Year. Now It’s Available

We first saw JLG’s DaVinci AE1932 electric scissor lift at CONEXPO-CON/AGG last year. We’ve been talking about it ever since, even nominating it for our…

Wow, We Were Busy! Compact Equipment’s 2020 Year In Review

Wow, We Were Busy! Compact Equipment’s 2020 Year In Review

I know we’ve already said good riddance to 2020, but before we leave the last 12 months in the dust, let’s recap some big things…

Visionary Implements: Twelve Attachments and Tech That Redefined Tool Carriers in 2020

Visionary Implements: Twelve Attachments and Tech That Redefined Tool Carriers in 2020

Wielding hydraulic tools like a breaker, backhoe, bucket or broom, a tool carrier can be the ultimate do-everything machine on a project site, but a…

Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Fellow Machine Heads, welcome back to the fifth episode of our new video series. Keith Gribbins, publisher and resident guinea pig at Compact Equipment, hosts…

Leading the Charge: We Deep Dive into JCB’s Impressive New Electric Telehandler and Electric Mini Ex with a Cab

Leading the Charge: We Deep Dive into JCB’s Impressive New Electric Telehandler and Electric Mini Ex with a Cab

Euro off-highway equipment brands continue to invest in machines that plug in to power up. Last year, I barely survived the world’s largest trade fair…

Electric Ex: Bobcat Turns to Green Machine to Help Build then Sell Alt-Propulsion Excavators

Electric Ex: Bobcat Turns to Green Machine to Help Build then Sell Alt-Propulsion Excavators

Bobcat Co. had a busy 2020. The famous compact equipment brand has been aggressively revamping product lines (from Next-Generation R-Series loaders to R2-Series excavators), entering…

Making Kwik Work: Oklahoma Utility Relies on a Mini Ex and This Unique Long-Armed Vegetation Management Attachment

Making Kwik Work: Oklahoma Utility Relies on a Mini Ex and This Unique Long-Armed Vegetation Management Attachment

How do you manage vegetation along 5,200 miles of right-of-way? As efficiently as possible. At least that’s the motto of Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative (NOEC),…

Here Are Some Snow and Ice Tips to Protect Yards and Trees This Winter

Here Are Some Snow and Ice Tips to Protect Yards and Trees This Winter

With the pandemic keeping people sheltering at home, more people are extending their outdoor time in the winter by adding fire pits, outdoor heaters and…

Machine Heads Ep. 4: Innovative Iron Awards Go to Deere’s SmartGrade 333G, ASV’s MAX-Series and Mecalac’s MCR Series

Machine Heads Ep. 4: Innovative Iron Awards Go to Deere’s SmartGrade 333G, ASV’s MAX-Series and Mecalac’s MCR Series

Fellow Machine Heads, welcome back to the fourth episode of my new video series. This is once again Keith Gribbins, publisher and resident guinea pig…

Up and Over: Compact Crawler Boom Rentals Help Crews Reach New Heights

Up and Over: Compact Crawler Boom Rentals Help Crews Reach New Heights

Compact crawler booms, also called spider lifts (depending on the manufacturer), give operators the ability to reach up and over to access even the hardest-to-reach…

What You Need to Know About Prepping Your UTV for Winter

What You Need to Know About Prepping Your UTV for Winter

By Bryan Falkner, Product Support Manager, KIOTI Tractor After a long summer, cooler temperatures are finally making their way to many parts of the country….

Luxury Loaders: Dream Big and Pick Out the Ultimate Skid Steer or CTL

Luxury Loaders: Dream Big and Pick Out the Ultimate Skid Steer or CTL

Tis the season to dream big. Imagine your wish list for a skid steer or track loader. What does it have? An enclosed heated cab?…

Ground Penetrating Radar for Utility Locates Offers Safety, Efficiency and Revenue Benefits

Ground Penetrating Radar for Utility Locates Offers Safety, Efficiency and Revenue Benefits

Residential and commercial inspectors, plumbing and utility contractors, and electricians are finding the use of ground penetrating radar (GPR) provides a host of safety, efficiency…