Equipment Type

Evaluations

Skid steers continue to be favored for pavement work.
Large loaders still see demand—and buyers who want to go bigger—despite ongoing CTL popularity
Steep angles, soft underfoot conditions, wet material, large bucket, heavy coupler, long stick—factors that could diminish performance, but the Volvo EC220E showed balance and power.
Veteran operators, Local 649’s Terry Slater and Jeff Braun, push the capabilities of Volvo’s most...
SuperDuty pickups went with aluminum bodies from the F-150 series for the 2017 model year and have been well received by customers
Lightweight materials, more diesels for the half-ton segment highlight advances for model-year 2019
Tool carrier-type telehandlers, such as this JCB 512, can handle buckets and other attachments to increase job site versatility.
A positive market for telehandlers sees OEMs add compact machines, operator- and maintenance-...

Blogs

Big Iron
Just as equipment fleet managers gear up purchase plans, politics is applying more pressure to machine prices. That pressure is coming from President...
Big Iron
For an upcoming Buying File feature on excavators, we asked OEMs if they thought you were properly using all the technology provided. What we heard...
Big Iron
Technology that enables collection and integration of machine data for production and fleet management may also allow an organization to reap rewards...
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Financial pushback to high-tech advancements has been the impetus behind the return to simpler technology.

Top 100

  • Lifting & Material Handling
    The CTL 1600 luffing jib tower crane is the largest in the line, with 2.5 times the load moment and a 10-meter longer jib than the next model down.
  • Light Earthmoving
    Gehl’s new mid-frame R Series skid steer loaders—R135, R150 and R165—are radial-lift models with standard rated operating capacities of 1,350, 1,500...
  • Lifting & Material Handling
    The S20 is a new model for Schwing, and it has a four-section Double Z boom with a total of 820 degrees of articulation
  • Light Earthmoving
    The R30 series of wheel loaders includes models R530 and R630.
  • Light Earthmoving
    The 303E CR expands Caterpillar’s line of mini excavators, with the new machine offering an operating weight of 7,782 pounds.
  • Heavy Earthmoving
    John Deere’s response to its customers asking for a safe, accurate and operator-friendly large-capacity dump hauler is the new 46-ton 460E...
  • Light Earthmoving
    Two redesigned models launch the B-Series backhoe loaders: BL60B and BL70B. Average operating weight ranges from 17,500 to 19,500 pounds, and gross...
  • Light Equipments
    The Big Blue 450 Duo CST, a dual-operator diesel engine-driven welding generator, features two CST 280 Stick/TIG inverters and 12,000 watts of...
  • Light Equipments
    Thermal Arc, a Thermadyne brand, is launching the first in a series of "3-in-1” multi-process, fully integrated portable welding systems designed to...
  • Ancillary
    Leica Geosystems Mining has announced an exclusive industry partnership with Locata Corporation Pty Ltd to provide the mining industry with a high-...
  • Ancillary
    Built for use in quarries, cement plants, construction sites, and other work areas with rough terrain, the Michelin XHA2 wheel-loader tires lasts 9...
  • Heavy Earthmoving
    For use in mining applications, Komatsu’s WA 1200-6 wheel loader delivers 1,765 net horsepower at 1,800 rpm, an increase of 132 horsepower from its...
  • Paving and Compacting
    Billed as an economical machine, the GP-2400 half-width concrete paver can slipform widths up to 24 feet wide.
  • Trucking & Hauling
    Modular Hydraulic Transport System is a 375,000-pound-capacity off-road transport system.
  • Ancillary
    The Idle Guard 200 from Transportation Safety Technologies is a solid-state timer that can be retrofitted to on- and off-highway machines to...

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