NEED RENTAL EQUIPMENT AND WANT THE BEST DEAL?

AED reported on June 23rd, that EquipmentRental.com c/o RentalSite LLC launched the online capability of providing rental quotes.  This satisfies the ongoing need from customers to received rental quotes on demand from the leading providers in the industry. Prior to this launch, customers seeking rental rates for specific equipment had to undertake a cumbersome task of researching…

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Marijuana Smuggled into States inside Heavy Equipment Attachments

People have become increasingly more innovative throughout the years thanks to heavy machinery. However, some people are taking their creativity to a whole new level. Recently, the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) arrested three men for attempting to smuggle more than 1 ton of marijuana into the state of Ohio using ripper attachments. According to a…

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New and Used Financed Construction Sales Trend

Tracking the Uniform Commercial Code-1 filings on financed equipment is the EDA (Equipment Data Associates), a division of Randall-Reilly. According to the EDA, financed new construction equipment numbers increased by 8 percent from April to May. The top new equipment contractor buyers bought 65 machines for this month. These machines included 35 excavators, 22 dozers,…

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Patent Violation Claims Against Sany by Manitowoc

On June 12, 2013, both a patent violation complaint and lawsuit against Sany America was filed by Manitowoc Cranes to the USITC (United States International Trade Commission). The USITC has announced that an investigation will take place to confirm the validity of the patent infringement claims made by Manitowoc. The alleged patent violation is focused…

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Top Manufacturers in Heavy Construction Equipment

When you think of the most recognized brand names in the heavy equipment industry, Caterpillar, Hitachi, and Komatsu may be at the top of the list. International Construction’s magazine- The Yellow Table- present how these multi-national, multi-billion dollar businesses measure up to one another in a highly competitive market. These big brands have continued to…

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What Tier 4 Requirements Will Do to the Used Heavy Equipment Industry:

The United Stated Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the first emission standards for off-road engines more than 15 years ago. With each new stage or tier, EPA standards have established lower allowable emissions. EPA regulations are general consistent with European, Japanese and Canadian rules, demonstrating a cooperative international approaching to addressing this issue. What is…

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