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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Komatsu’s new V-series breakers maximize efficiency, lower cost per ton

Any breaker can be designed to hit hard. The trick is to hit hard and efficiently all while conserving fuel and increasing the breaker’s survivability and longevity. That’s the program

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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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Tadano names Barley president

Effective January 1, Dean Barley will take the helm as president and COO of Tadano America Corp., succeeding Ingo Schiller. Barley currently serves as vice president of customer service and

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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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Manitou’s Tallest Articulated Boom in U.S., the ATJ60E, Goes All Electric

Manitou launched its tallest articulated boom lift for North America last year, and now the company has rolled out an all-electric version. The new ATJ60E runs on lead-acid batteries, instead

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Dealers, Take Note: 89% of Customers Prefer Texting

During the pandemic, we have seen an uptick in equipment purchases, and with that comes an increased demand in service departments. This can be a good thing, especially during slower

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Deere to Acquire Majority Ownership in Battery Technology Company

Expanding its investment in alternative power, John Deere is set to acquire majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian-based developer of immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology. For Deere, the deal was

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Volvo Becomes First U.S. Fish & Wildlife Partner on Electric Equipment

It’s like the project and the equipment were made for each other. Volvo Construction Equipment recently partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to demonstrate the environmental merits of

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