Compact Wheeled Excavators vs. Backhoes: Four Factors to Consider

Compact Wheeled Excavators vs. Backhoes: Four Factors to Consider

Let’s talk about compact wheeled excavators versus backhoes. Many backhoe customers opt for that machine because of its mobility and how it serves as two…

Learn How to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Rental Partner

Learn How to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Rental Partner

Not to be the bearer of bad news, but sometimes you can’t have it all. That’s especially true with equipment. Whether it’s the capital to…

Portable Power? Let’s Learn How to Rent a Towable Generator

Portable Power? Let’s Learn How to Rent a Towable Generator

Generator rental is common on most any jobsite, although the reasons for seeking the power provided by this equipment vary. In some instances, the rapid…

Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

For decades, telescoping material handlers or telehandlers have been working in high lift and extend applications — feedlots, factories, construction sites, orchards and rental yards….

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry

Aerial lift machines are changing dramatically in 2020. We call them MEWPs now, for starters (mobile elevating work platforms). At the heart of these big…

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA

Here comes another chapter in our Compact Equipment Conversations video series. With our Digital Rental Guide launching this week, publisher Keith Gribbins took the opportunity…

Paving the Way: Ford Asphalt Company Expands Fleet with Next Generation of CASE Skid Steers

Paving the Way: Ford Asphalt Company Expands Fleet with Next Generation of CASE Skid Steers

Ford Asphalt Company has provided commercial asphalt and concrete paving services to the St. Louis Metro area since the company was founded in 1975. Over…

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro

You need backup, and you’ve decided reinforcements will come in the form of a skid steer or track loader rental. Wise choice. Cool machine. Versatile….

Happy July 4th! A Day Early…Be Safe Out There.

Happy July 4th! A Day Early…Be Safe Out There.

CE readers! Our mothership, Benjamin Media Inc., will be closed for the 3rd of July, so our families and friends can celebrate everything American. So,…

When Should You Repair, Rebuild or Replace Equipment?

When Should You Repair, Rebuild or Replace Equipment?

Equipment costs are a significant expense for every construction company. And despite the strength and durability of heavy construction equipment, harsh working conditions will eventually…

Watch: YANMAR Debuts New Premium Red Color Scheme for Its Compact Equipment

Watch: YANMAR Debuts New Premium Red Color Scheme for Its Compact Equipment

YANMAR America’s Compact Equipment Division recently announced the launch of its entire compact equipment lineup in a premium red color scheme. All of its excavators,…

Roller Screeds: Common Questions Answered

Roller Screeds: Common Questions Answered

Concrete work is nothing new. Contractors have been perfecting the art of concrete pours for many years, combining new technology with their tried-and true methods….

Quick Q&A: We Discuss Economy Grade Control Systems and Trimble Earthworks GO! with John Boss

Quick Q&A: We Discuss Economy Grade Control Systems and Trimble Earthworks GO! with John Boss

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March, Trimble announced its Earthworks Grade Control Platform version 2.0 with a slew of groundbreaking new features. I did a CE Conversations…

Equipment Manufacturers Are Struggling, Says AEM, Lack New Orders, Face Supply Chain Challenges and ‘Very Negative’ Outlook

Equipment Manufacturers Are Struggling, Says AEM, Lack New Orders, Face Supply Chain Challenges and ‘Very Negative’ Outlook

Also: Executives Say Federal Government Has Not Done Enough to Support the Industry The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on an industry that…

Equipped to Dig: Pair Your Compact Tractor with a Backhoe for Even More Productivity

Equipped to Dig: Pair Your Compact Tractor with a Backhoe for Even More Productivity

Armed with the right attachment, compact utility tractors can tackle lots of different projects. Whether you’re a farmer, large land owner or even a contractor,…

Dig This Impressive COVID-19 Street Art, Painted for Charity with the Help of a Snorkel Scissor Lift

Dig This Impressive COVID-19 Street Art, Painted for Charity with the Help of a Snorkel Scissor Lift

Snorkel, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, supported renowned street artist Gent 48 in creating a COVID-19 themed mural in Birmingham, UK….

Keep Your Truck Running Smoothly This Summer by Using High Quality Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Keep Your Truck Running Smoothly This Summer by Using High Quality Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Safely Purchasing, Handling and Storing API Certified DEF is Important As restrictions are being lifted across most states in the country and with warm weather…

Mecalac Introduces Speedy New MCR Series ‘Skid-Excavators’

Mecalac Introduces Speedy New MCR Series ‘Skid-Excavators’

Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has just introduced its innovative line of crawler…

Dig This Story: Big Beaver Becomes Company’s Go-To Earth Drill for Repairing Foundations

Dig This Story: Big Beaver Becomes Company’s Go-To Earth Drill for Repairing Foundations

The strength of a structure lies in its foundation. Without a strong base, the building is at risk. And even though a house may have…

Elevate Daily Maintenance on Your Scissor Lifts with This Thorough Schedule

Elevate Daily Maintenance on Your Scissor Lifts with This Thorough Schedule

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), which are designed to elevate workers and tools to work at height, are some of the most frequently rented and…