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Case Construction Equipment
A box blade with grade control system allows the skid steer to maintain more accurate grades.
Skid Steer Loaders

Small skid steers gain grade control

May 11, 2023
Tech and attachments can combine to provide accurate grading in a small package
Chevrolet’s Silverado EV is shown here in deluxe RST trim, but it will initially appear in simpler WT trim when it hits the market in 2024. It will have two motors, all-wheel-drive, and four-wheel steer with range of up to 400 miles. Rear window and wall can be stowed to extend the bed floor into the cab.
Pickup Trucks, Classes 1 - 3, up to 14,000 GVW

ICE dominates pickups, but electrics proliferate

April 14, 2023
Economic challenges have builders trying to balance output with declining demand
Jlg X500 Aj
Construction Lifting & Concrete Placement

Top RT booms lifts of 2023

March 23, 2023
Boom lifts (more recently monikered as MEWPs) have gained significant rough-terrain capabilities in recent years.Although scissor lifts (another discussion) are explicitly referred...
Tracks on a boom lift can help navigate rough terrain, but operation on slopes require knowing a lift's maximum slope rating and the degree of slope in the work area.
Telescoping Boom Aerial Platform, Self Propelled

What to look for in rough terrain boom lifts

March 23, 2023
Considerations include safety, steering, tires, and tracks
John Deere
John Deere is 'Performance Tiering' its excavators. 'X' denotes the highest technology offering, 'P' is for high production with advanced features, and 'G' is 'practically equipped' for light- to medium-duty tasks.
Crawler Excavators

Excavator manufacturers offer tiered machine packages

Feb. 19, 2023
Same model comes with different price levels, technologies, and feature packages