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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.

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!

Cat: ‘Beneficial partnership with Navistar’

Sep 24, 2012

Cat: ‘Beneficial partnership with Navistar’

"We feel we have a very beneficial partnership with Navistar, and we're moving forward on getting an SCR engine in late first quarter 2013," says George Taylor, on-highway truck group director, Caterpillar, during a press event held Sept. 23, just ...

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Cat: “We want to be known as a mining truck company”

Sep 24, 2012

Cat: “We want to be known as a mining truck company”

"We have a clear cut strategy for mining trucks," says Ed McCord, large mining trucks product segment manager, Caterpillar. "We now want to establish ourselves as a trucking technology pioneer, where historically that's not been the case. We're number one ...

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Wheel loader sales, auction trends

May 14, 2012

For sister magazine Equipment World's QuickData trends on wheel loaders, with data from Equipment Data Associates and Top Bid auction price guide, click here:  Equip0512pg043

Michelin adds new Earthmover tire plant

Apr 17, 2012

Michelin is breaking ground next week on a new Earthmover tire manufacturing plant in Anderson County, S.C. The company is also expanding its existing Earthmover tire facility in Lexington, S.C. The two projects represent a $750 million investment and will create ...

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RER: Stone shuttered

Mar 08, 2012

RER magazine has reported that Stone Construction Equipment has been shut down by its bank. For the story, click here. A Stone company spokesperson said that a statement from the company would be forthcoming.

Ritchie Bros. earnings rise 13 percent

Feb 29, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers announced net earnings for 2011 of $76.6 million, and adjusted net earnings of $73.6 million. This represents a 13-percent increase in adjusted net earnings over the previous year. Ritchie's auction revenues for 2011 grew ...

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Ritchie posts $203 million single-auction record

Feb 21, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers says it held the world's largest heavy equipment auction in Orlando last week, breaking multiple company records, including gross auction proceeds ($203 million), number of lots sold (10,000-plus); registered bidders (8,670) and sellers (830). Online records were ...

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Rental has stellar 2011, sees 7 percent growth this year

Feb 08, 2012

The American Rental Association expects overall North American rental industry revenues to increase "at least" 7 percent in 2012 to total $33.5 billion, based on figures compiled by IHS Global Insight. This number reflects the total forecasted for ARA's three ...

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Study: Infrastructure spending has double the impact

Feb 01, 2012

A study has found that over two years, one dollar spent on infrastructure construction produces roughly double ($1.92) the initial spending in direct and indirect economic output. Researchers at the College of William and Mary's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy ...

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Associations support Clean Construction Act

Oct 06, 2011

The Associated General Contractors of America and the Clean Air Task Force say emissions from diesel construction equipment will be significantly reduced at major highway projects in the most polluted areas if the Clean Construction Act of 2011 introduced today ...

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Jacobs wins Corps LEED contract

Jul 20, 2011

Jacobs Engineering Group, Pasadena, California, has won a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract to oversee Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design efforts in the Corps' Northwestern Division. The Corps expects Jacobs to seek the minimum of a LEED Silver rating ...

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