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McCloskey acquired by Metso

Metso has signed an agreement to acquire McCloskey International, a Canadian mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer. The acquisition, valued...

Grove and Strongco celebrate six-decade long partnership

Grove and Strongco recently celebrated 60 years of doing business together during a special ceremony at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Caterpillar’s new R2900 underground loader delivers near zero NOx

The new Cat R2900 underground loader continues to deliver the high performance and 17.2-tonne payload of its proven predecessor while offering configurations to meet...

Hundreds of heavy equipment patents help create Caterpillar’s R1700 XE

When designing the new R1700 XE battery-powered load-haul-dump (LHD) machine, Caterpillar relied upon its long history in designing electrified machines and power...

6 tips to optimize CTL attachments for land clearing

By Buck Storlie, product line manager at ASV Holdings  Spring has arrived and that means land clearing contractors...

Simex introduces two boom-mounted planers

Simex is aiming to reduce the manual labour often required when milling around manholes.  With the introduction of the...

Genesis Attachments acquired by NPK Construction Equipment

NPK Construction Equipment (NPKCE) has purchased Genesis Attachments LLC (USA), Genesis Holdings (Germany), and Genesis GmbH (Germany).  NPKCE, a...

Hyundai CE secures Sourcewell procurement contract

Hyundai Construction Equipment has been awarded a contract for procurement of construction equipment and accessories by Sourcewell, a national cooperative representing more than 50,000 United...

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ARA adjusts its equipment rental revenue forecast

The latest five-year forecast from the ARA (American Rental Association) predicts equipment and event rental revenues in North America to surpass $61.3...