An Operator’s Observations: Top 5 Video Episodes of The Dirt for 2021

2021 marked a new year for “The Dirt” and a new host. Bryan Furnace began hosting the weekly videos in July, bringing his experience as an equipment operator to a

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Reduce False Insurance Claims with These Cloud-Enabled Truck Cameras

A backup camera is always a good idea for cars and commercial vehicles. But multiple cameras – side, rear and interior – are even better. Samsara has developed a new

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Industry Roundup: Takeuchi adds East Coast dealer locations and more

Takeuchi has named GT Mid Atlantic locations in Folcroft, Pennsylvania; Vineland, New Jersey; and Freehold, New Jersey as dealers. All three locations will sell and support Takeuchi’s compact equipment, including

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Process More in Less Time with Cat’s New MH3026 Material Handler

An advanced electrohydraulic system for Cat’s new MH3026 material handler gives you a balance of power and efficiency to improve cycle times. The result is more material processed in less

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Yanmar’s First Electric Prototype: the SV17e Compact Excavator (Video)

Is it too soon to talk about Bauma, the big European equipment show held every three years in Munich? We think not, especially when the previews demonstrate what is arguably

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Apprentices Help Build Their Own Training Facility – And Used the Latest Tech to Do It

In 2019, the Southern Nevada Operating Engineers was faced with a problem. The Las Vegas community had exploded in size around the training facility it moved into in the mid-90s.

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Doosan Launches New Lineup of Compact Excavators for U.S.

Doosan Infracore North America is breaking the final ties with former sister company Doosan Bobcat with a new line of compact excavators for the U.S. in 2022. Four models, ranging

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Is Construction Ready for Electric Heavy Trucks?

When discussing new technology for heavy trucks – Classes 6, 7 and 8 – we have to start with electrification. It’s been the biggest buzz in recent years. Several OEMs

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West Side Tractor Sales Named Big Iron Dealer of the Year

West Side Tractor Sales, headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, has been named the 2021 Equipment World Big Iron Dealer of the Year.  “The fact that West Side was nominated by a

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Ram’s TRX RexRunner Concept Pickup Truck Boasts 702 Horsepower

The world’s quickest, fastest and most powerful factory production truck has gotten even more interesting. Mopar transformed the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX into the Ram 1500 TRX RexRunner which carries

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