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Marcia Gruver Doyle

Marcia Gruver Doyle is editorial director of the Construction Division of Randall-Reilly, which includes Equipment World, Aggregates Manager, Better Roads, ProPickup and Total Landscape Care magazines. She's been reporting on construction for more than 30 years, and has been the chief editor of Equipment World since its inception in 1989. A graduate of Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois, Marcia is past president of the Construction Writers Association and currently serves on the Marketing Committee of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. You can reach her at 205-248-1260 or via email at mgruver@randallreilly.com.

Granite Construction names new EVP, chief operating officer

Jul 14, 2014

Granite Construction names new EVP, chief operating officer

Christopher S. Miller is Granite Construction’s new executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective August 4th. Reporting to James H. Roberts, president and chief executive officer, Miller will oversee Granite’s day-to-day operations. Miller comes to Granite with executive experience at ...

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Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

Jul 14, 2014

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE’s acquisition of Terex’s line of articulated and rigid frame trucks. Now that Volvo Construction Equipment’s acquisition of Terex’s articulated and rigid frame trucks is ...

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Terex Tier 4 Final arctic haulers to begin appearing in North America this month

Jul 07, 2014

Terex Tier 4 Final arctic haulers to begin appearing in North America this month

The Terex Tier 4 Final TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers, now owned by Volvo Construction Equipment, will appear on North American jobsites beginning this month. Related: Terex, Volvo complete truck business sale The haulers are powered by Scania engines that use a ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Get an up-close look at Volvo’s Tier 4 Final A40G artic

Jun 23, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Get an up-close look at Volvo’s Tier 4 Final A40G artic

While visiting Flagler Construction Equipment, sister site Equipment World got a chance to take a closer look at Volvo Construction Equipment’s A40G articulated truck, introduced at ConExpo and now in dealer inventories. The Tier 4 Final machine is the largest of ...

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PHOTOS: Volvo offers first look at L150H wheel loader with redesigned filter system

Jun 16, 2014

PHOTOS: Volvo offers first look at L150H wheel loader with redesigned filter system

The 4-to 15.7-cubic-yard Volvo L150H loader showcases a filter system design that allows 90 percent of the cab air to be filtered via a pre-filter that prevents larger dust particles from clogging the main filter. “This gets all the dust out,” ...

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Terex, Volvo complete truck business sale

Jun 02, 2014

Terex, Volvo complete truck business sale

Announced this past December, Terex’s sale of its off-highway rigid-frame and articulated trucks to Volvo Construction Equipment is now complete, the two companies announced today. The $160 million cash deal gives Volvo a rigid-frame haul product for the heavy construction and ...

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Kobelco debuts excavators, demolition line in North America

Mar 16, 2014

Kobelco debuts excavators, demolition line in North America

“The Kobelco brand has sprouted on this land once again this year,” says Jun Fujioka, president and CEO, Kobelco Construction Machinery. More than a year after ending its North American distribution and marketing agreement with CNH Industrial, Kobelco is waving an ...

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Volvo President Martin Weissburg talks innovation, recent transactions

Mar 06, 2014

Volvo President Martin Weissburg talks innovation, recent transactions

In his first comments to the press after taking the reins as president of Volvo Construction Equipment on January 1, Martin Weissburg noted his unhappiness with the company’s current financial status but highlighted forward thinking and discussed two of the ...

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Bell articulated haulers return to North American market

Apr 18, 2013

Bell articulated haulers return to North American market

After ending its articulated hauler licensing agreement with John Deere last fall, Bell announced on Wednesday it will be re-entering the North American market with the largest artic sold here: the 50-ton B50D. The company's theme to customers: Size matters. "The B50D ...

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JCB, Johnston Sweepers ink engine deal

Oct 25, 2012

JCB has won what it terms a "landmark deal" to supply Johnston Sweepers with its new EcoMax engines. The $4.8 million-per-year deal is the first since JCB Power Systems went into full production of the 4.4 liter EcoMax, which can ...

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Government figures ignore “higher learning” options

Oct 16, 2012

Government figures ignore “higher learning” options

by Marcia Gruver Doyle, Editor-in-Chief, Equipment World   Sigh. The U.S. Census Bureau has just released two studies. The first, Field of Degree and Earnings by Selected Employment Characteristics: 2011, shows if you have a penchant for engineering, you're in luck. People who majored in ...

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Video: Caterpillar booth, MINExpo ’12

Sep 27, 2012

A bit of Disney at the Cat MINExpo booth — how to show off a machine when a hydraulic shovel is too big to put on the show floor!

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