Equipment Type

Field Test

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 popular excavator, the EC220E, in situations routinely encountered on job sites

Highly modified Kenworth T680 daycab tractor will pull containers out of Southern California ports.

Hydrogen becomes electricity to propel this quiet Kenworth tractor that looks to the future

IUOE instructor Matt Ulm tests the Case 521G XR's reach stacking and pushing a pile.

Two IUOE Local 649 instructors do the routine tasks but also try some special moves with the 141-horsepower, 2.1-yard wheel loader

The International HV retains the tall WorkStar hood and chrome grille

Soon to replace the WorkStar, Navistar’s latest construction truck has driver-pleasing features

Mack Anthem has a bold nose that is the most noticeable exterior element of the new model.

Leaving Allentown, Pa., on a bright autumn morning in a convoy of new Mack trucks had me feeling like I was in a presidential motorcade. We were headed out of town, with an eventual destination of Atlanta, in a convoy composed mostly of Anthems

Genie Z-60/37FE has a Fuel-Electric hybrid system

North America’s mobile elevating work platforms conform to global standards and offer power-system diversity

Near Zero for Cummins Westport ISL-G means 0.02 gram per horsepower-hour of nitrogen oxide emissions

CalPortland is using natural gas to meet clean-air goals, and it’s taking advantage of incentives under California’s Carl Moyer Program and Voucher Incentive Project.

Kubota SSV75 lift arms are reinforced in the coupler area to handle side loading

Bill Cinnamon, operator/instructor at IUOE Local 649, recently spent most of a hot July morning running a new Kubota SSV75 skid steer loader and offers his opinions

Western Star 6900XD truck-tractor has a Smithco tri-axle side-dump trailer

Western Star fields an off-road straight truck that’s also a tractor and a new 25-ton dumper

Kenworth T880S mixer and dumper pose in front of Kenworth’s plant

Kenworth’s latest vocational model meets weight-distribution requirements in certain states, and will replace the W900S


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