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Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Brian Ethridge - Sep 17, 2014

Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Police have arrested a man in Beaufort County, N.C., after he allegedly stole a Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment from his employer. The thief, Herbert Lee Garriss, 46, has been charged with three counts of larceny. Authorities say Garriss stole a Caterpillar excavator, a ...

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Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

Wayne Grayson - Sep 10, 2014

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry was among the quickest to recover from the throes of the Great Recession and contributes nearly four times its market ...

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VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

Wayne Grayson - Aug 25, 2014

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

At Bellhaven University they’re referring to it as “the Guardhouse Incident.” With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, a lot of big construction equipment is making its way onto Bellhaven’s small campus in Jackson, Mississippi. And, as you ...

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REACH Part 2: Avoiding an equipment supply chain backlog

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 12, 2014

REACH Part 2: Avoiding an equipment supply chain backlog

Construction equipment could go the way of the Sony PlayStation if equipment manufacturers don’t put the framework in place to deal with customs issues that could arise from enforcement from the European Union’s REACH (the Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisiation ...

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Off to World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 04, 2013

Off to World of Concrete

At the crack of dawn on Tuesday, I'll be headed out to Las Vegas to cover the World of Concrete 2013 trade show for Better Roads and report back on the latest product introductions, new technologies in concrete as it ...

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bauma 2013

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 01, 2013

bauma 2013

bauma will take place April 15-21, 2013 in Munich, Germany. This international trade fair, which takes place every three years, is features construction site products such as construction vehicles, construction machines, lifting appliances and conveyors, construction equipment and tools, scaffoldings, site ...

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New business volume up 3 percent in equipment finance sector

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 21, 2012

In a slight increase, new business volume for November was up 3 percent – $6.4 billion, up from $6.2 billion – from the same time in 2011, according to the latest report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly ...

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A video discussion with VSS Macropaver's Doug Hogue about its Slurry Transfer Vehicle

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 30, 2012

A video discussion with VSS Macropaver's Doug Hogue about its Slurry Transfer Vehicle

I had the opportunity to speak with with Doug Hogue, P.E., of VSS Macropaver about its VSS Slurry Transfer Vehicle. The vehicle can be run continuously without creating seams. It can also be used with any brand of truck-mounted slurry machine. For a ...

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Volvo Rents acquires Aerial Platform Experts

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 29, 2012

Volvo Rents acquires Aerial Platform Experts

Volvo Rents, a worldwide provider of small- to medium-sized construction equipment, announces the expansion of its operations into Iowa with the acquisition of Aerial Platform Experts, a single-location construction equipment rental company located at 3140 West 73rd Street in Davenport, ...

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Volvo Rents acquires Action Equipment Rental

Staff Report - May 23, 2012

Volvo Rents acquires Action Equipment Rental

Volvo Rents has expanded in New Mexico with its acquisition of Action Equipment Rental, a three-location construction equipment rental company with stores in Alamogordo, Las Cruces and Silver City. Through such acquisitions, Volvo Rents has added 49 stores in the past ...

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CNH teams with Thunder Creek Equipment to offer fuel, service trailer line

Staff Report - May 22, 2012

CNH Parts & Service, the product support business of agricultural and construction equipment maker CNH Global, on May 22 announced a new supplier agreement with LDJ Manufacturing Inc. of Pella, Iowa, to offer its Thunder Creek Equipment line of fuel ...

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Wheel loader sales, auction trends

Marcia Gruver Doyle - May 14, 2012

For Equipment World's QuickData trends on wheel loaders, with data from Equipment Data Associates and Top Bid auction price guide, click here:  Equip0512pg043

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