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Growing up, there was little doubt Jeremy Dones would join the military. What might come after was anybody’s guess. “I always liked trucks,” he says. “It was kind of a family thing; always...read more
Colorado construction companies have raised base pay to recruit and retain employees, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Associated General Contractors of America.Seventy-nine percent of...read more
The Ditch Witch organization has made numerous upgrades to its RT45 ride-on trencher. Among its new features, the RT45 offers a Tier IV, 49-hp (36.5-kW) Deutz diesel engine designed for minimal...read more
Aimed at arable farms, specialty crop growers and contractors, the new John Deere R4040i self-propelled sprayer replaces the current 5430i model for 2015, and is designed to provide improved...read more
Komatsu America Corp.'s HB215LC-2 hybrid hydraulic excavator is the result of years of Komatsu research and development. It features enhanced hybrid components, a new efficient Komatsu EPA Tier IV...read more
Critical Decisions Make All the Difference in Dozer Lifespans
Bulldozers are tough machines, and owners and operators can extend their machines' working lives by making critical decisions about their undercarriage. The decisions begin before a new machine is...
All Female E-Mail at BHP Shows Mine Shift From Boys’ Club
The e-mail Jacqui McGill received from one of her teams at a BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) coal mine in northern Australia contained great news: output delays were down 75 percent in a year.That wasn’t...
Fuel Efficiency Leader 336F H Hybrid Moving to Tier IV Final
The Cat 336F H Hybrid will soon be powered by a U.S. EPA Tier IV Final Cat C9.3 ACERT engine. This machine features an integrated design that conserves fuel, optimizes performance, and captures and...
Truck design requires insight into the future, says Volvo
The process of developing a new truck starts many years before it is launched. During that time a lot can change, which requires insight into the future to develop a design that is not only timely on...