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Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.


VIDEO: Watch these crews slide a half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place over the Ohio River

Apr 15, 2014

VIDEO: Watch these crews slide a half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place over the Ohio River

Construction crews have completed a record-breaking bridge slide over the Ohio River. Related: VIDEO: Portland engineers use dish soap to move century-old bridge At nearly a half-mile in length and weighing in at more than 30 million pounds, the Milton-Madison bridge is ...

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Science behind how tires make sound could improve fuel economy

Apr 14, 2014

Science behind how tires make sound could improve fuel economy

.Yokohama has announced that through work with the Japanese equivalent of NASA, the company for the first time has an understanding of how tires make sound. The company sent a team of researchers to work with those at the Japan Aerospace ...

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U.S. construction adds 17,000 jobs in October

Nov 06, 2012

U.S. construction adds 17,000 jobs in October

With 17,000 new hires, construction jobs accounted for nearly 10 percent of all American added workers in the month of October. The total is the most since January of this year for the industry, according to Businessweek.The site reports that ...

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Construction spending hits three-year high in September

Nov 06, 2012

Construction spending hits three-year high in September

After a dip in August, total construction spending for the year September increased to $852 billion in September, a nearly three-year high according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Although the association reports public construction continues to decrease, an increase ...

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The 5 tech trends impacting construction

Nov 06, 2012

The 5 tech trends impacting construction

During his opening keynote at Dimensions 2012 in Las Vegas this morning, Trimble President and CEO Steve Berglund outlined five surging trends in technology that are having a big effect on the construction industry and are moving us closer to ...

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Cat: staying in Illinois, sees third-quarter income and sales boosts

Oct 25, 2012

Cat: staying in Illinois, sees third-quarter income and sales boosts

Caterpillar made headlines over the weekend with its latest earnings report and an announcement regarding its company headquarters. The first mention comes from an Associated Press report that quotes Cat Chief Executive Doug Oberhelman as clarifying that the company will keep its ...

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Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction jobs

Oct 25, 2012

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction jobs

A recently launched $1 billion initiative to upgrade sewer lines, water mains and water treatment plants across Illinois will create 9,700 construction jobs in the state, according to Gov. Pat Quinn's office. According to the Chicago Tribune, the upgrade comes after ...

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Apple announces iPad Mini alongside an updated iPad

Oct 25, 2012

Apple announces iPad Mini alongside an updated iPad

During a special event in San Jose today, Apple announced a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad alongside a much faster one. With a screen size of 7.85 inches, the iPad Mini is only 7.2 millimeters thick. Apple says that makes ...

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Terex to supply Takeuchi with 8 new skid steer models

Oct 25, 2012

Terex to supply Takeuchi with 8 new skid steer models

Terex Construction announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Takeuchi Manufacturing, U.S. in which Terex will supply Takeuchi with eight new models of skid steer loaders. Mark Luttmann, Terex sales operations manager at Terex Americas, said Tuesday morning ...

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Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third quarter, huge dip in operating income

Oct 25, 2012

Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third quarter, huge dip in operating income

Volvo Construction Equipment reports that it has reduced production and inventory in its facilities along with inventories at its dealers in response to a drop in sales and an "uncertain outlook." Volvo CE released its third quarter earnings report Tuesday morning ...

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Pinball machine takes K’Nex construction toys to another level

Oct 25, 2012

Pinball machine takes K’Nex construction toys to another level

You might consider yourself a bit too old to play with construction toys like K'Nex and Legos, but both toys have done a lot over the years in getting kids interested in construction, architecture and engineering. The creator of this monstrous ...

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Doosan’s DL200 and DL220 wheel loaders upgraded with T4i engines, horsepower boosts

Oct 16, 2012

Doosan’s DL200 and DL220 wheel loaders upgraded with T4i engines, horsepower boosts

Doosan has upgraded its DL200 and DL220 wheel loaders to bring them in compliance with Tier 4 interim regulations. But the improvements don't stop there as both loaders have benefited from increased horsepower and performance. The 2.6-cubic-yard DL200 now boasts 160 ...

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