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Manitou Group unveils two new telehandlers

The introduction of two new telehandlers makes Manitou Group the first market operator to offer a rotating telescopic machine with a load bearing capacity of seven tonnes for a height exceeding 20 metres. Unveiled at...
electrification

Cummins delivers roadmap to electrification

Municipal buses will drive the advancement of electrification for powertrains. During a news teleconference from Cummins distribution headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company’s chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger explained demand is guiding which markets will...
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Telematics: Should you take a closer look?

Technology has been helping the construction industry get more productive for a long time. We’ve moved from paper and pencil, to calculators and computers. And, there’s really been a steady stream of technologies integrating...
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How to transport your compact excavator

By Allison McNeal, Two Rivers Marketing Transporting a compact excavator from one jobsite to another involves several steps that should not be overlooked when using thorough and consistent hauling techniques. Sound hauling practices, such as...

Wirtgen Group acquired by John Deere

John Deere has signed an agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. The purchase price for the equity is EUR 4.357 billion in an all-cash transaction. The total...

BOMAG celebrates its 60th anniversary

BOMAG, the specialist in road construction and asphalt and soil compaction, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The company’s focus on innovation, quality, user-friendly products and the highest level of service has transformed a...
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Machine maintenance for the hot summer ahead

By Joe Topia, national training manager at Takeuchi-US. The scorching heat is unforgiving and can be deadly to our machines on the job. While we cannot control the weather, we can prepare for it...
Genie interactive tool

Genie tool helps contractors calculate capacity

Terex Aerial Work Platforms is participating in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction by introducing a new Genie interactive tool. The new tool calculates aerial lifts current capacity limits to help educate customers...