The famous JCB GT Backhoe loader is scheduled to make a rare appearance in Australia this October where it will set a world record and officially become the world’s fastest earthmover at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. The 1000 horsepower JCB GT is a unique ‘one-off’ machine powered by a supercharged Chevrolet V8 big block…Details
If you’re like many people around the world, the recent Ebola outbreak has caused many people to stop and take a second look or pay more attention to illness symptoms. Since February more than 900 people have died due to the Ebola epidemic that has no real cure. And just like the Ebola outbreak, for…Details
Equipment World published a great article yesterday about who the better equipment operators are, men or women? The article clearly depicts the pros and cons of each sex.
Below is a quick snapshot of how the two genders measure against one another. For the complete article, click this LINK.
There’s a long list of successful company founders and CEOs, such as FedEx’s Fred Smith, Exxon’s Lawrence G. Rawl, Taco Bell’s Glen Bell and more, who attribute their leadership to principles learned in the Marine Corps, and now thanks to those principles the Director of Texas-based Expert Heavy Equipment (EHE) has been added to the list. “It…Details
Honda’s Mean Mower has officially broken the Guinness World’s title for the Fastest lawnmower, averaging 187.60km/h (116.57mph) to break the previous record by over 45km/h. The successful Guinness World Records attempt took place under the watchful eye of a Guinness World Records Adjudicator at the IDIADA Proving Ground, in Tarragona, Spain, on Saturday 8th March…Details
Regardless of whether you’re looking to buy or sell used heavy equipment, we’re sure that there’s one thing you can agree on: There’s always an open ear for good news. So what’s the good news? Well, according to reports from the US Federal Government, the economy rebounded in the second quarter and is headed for…Details
Equipment Watch released data that reflects which manufacturers are dominating the wheel loader market. In February – March, Caterpillar largely moved away from the pack with a substantial increase in market share; however, that quickly changed from March – April. But Caterpillar wasn’t to be outdone……they pulled away again from the other manufacturers with increases…Details
Bizjournals released an article in June 2014 indicating that construction and architectural firms are struggling to find qualified applicants. Due to the most recent recession, former construction workers have left the trade for other industries, leaving little likelihood of their return and creating a higher demand for new workers. With that increased need to hire…Details
EDA released a market share breakout by manufacturer for the backhoe industry. From 2013 to 2014, CAT continues to strengthen their position as a leader with a steady increase. It appears that CASE has lost some marketshare to both John Deere and CAT. However, all three brands clearly dominate in this category.
Ritchie Bros issued this post which great information on the types and uses of mobile cranes. Cranes have instrumental in constructing houses, buildings, cities, and nations. What would take hundreds of people and hours to accomplish, one of these cranes can do in just minutes. Here are some of the most common types of mobile cranes…Details