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Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.

Navistar to launch new line of severe duty work trucks once split with Cat is complete

Aug 12, 2015

Navistar to launch new line of severe duty work trucks once split with Cat is complete

With Caterpillar's announcement this morning that it would begin designing and building vocational trucks on its own, Navistar, Cat's partner in the work truck business up to this point, has announced plans to launch a new line of trucks once the partnership ...

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Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build its own vocational trucks in Texas

Jul 28, 2015

Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build its own vocational trucks in Texas

Caterpillar has announced a parting of ways with truck maker Navistar, ending a six-year partnership between the two companies that launched the Cat brand into the vocational truck market. MORE >> Navistar to launch new line of severe duty work trucks once ...

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VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders all in a day’s work for this excavator operator

Jul 26, 2015

VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders all in a day’s work for this excavator operator

You don't see many operation videos that are nearly as interesting as this one. And better yet, it only gets more interesting as it goes on. The video is a compilation of situations shot in Taiwan originally posted to YouTube ...

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Caterpillar profits fall 29% in 2Q as company cuts full-year forecast

Jul 23, 2015

Caterpillar profits fall 29% in 2Q as company cuts full-year forecast

A continued and severe lack of demand for mining equipment worldwide, coupled with lower construction equipment sales in China and Brazil brought Caterpillar sales and profits down during the second quarter. In earnings released Thursday the company reported a decrease in ...

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VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck manufactured and crane-assembled in this awesome time-lapse

Jul 07, 2015

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck manufactured and crane-assembled in this awesome time-lapse

Anyone who's had the thrill of standing next to a Cat 797 mining truck knows the machine is larger than life. So, it should come as no surprise that the task of manufacturing such a machine is a bit...involved. For instance, ...

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Komatsu’s new PC210LC-11 excavator is more efficient, more comfortable

Jun 12, 2015

Komatsu’s new PC210LC-11 excavator is more efficient, more comfortable

Following the announcement of its new log loader earlier in the week, Komatsu has introduced the new PC210LC-11 hydraulic excavator. Similar to the log loader, the main update to the machine is a new engine, producing 7 more horsepower while consuming 6 ...

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VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton dumper like it’s no big deal

May 04, 2015

VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton dumper like it’s no big deal

Due to the sheer power of the D10T, this rescue is one of the most uneventful we've seen yet. That 777D was in major trouble though, stuck in a very muddy spot on the roadside and with only single tires on ...

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How to make sure your equipment doesn’t burst into flames

Apr 13, 2015

How to make sure your equipment doesn’t burst into flames

Fire prevention is everybody’s job, but there is one person who can do more than most to keep heavy equipment safe from fire, and that is the technician. The reason: most fires happen when something on the machine is neglected. ...

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Excavator explodes into flames after engine malfunction on New York jobsite (VIDEO)

Apr 13, 2015

Excavator explodes into flames after engine malfunction on New York jobsite (VIDEO)

While working to remove debris on a demolition and construction site, an excavator suddenly burst into flames in Syracuse, New York, Monday afternoon. According to a report from Syracuse.com, the machine's operator decided to stop working and exit the machine after noticing ...

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PHOTOS: Caterpillar unveils new 3-tower HQ campus spanning 6 city blocks in Peoria (VIDEO)

Feb 25, 2015

Caterpillar will make major, but very welcome, changes to the Peoria skyline with the construction of a three-tower company headquarters building along the city's riverfront. RELATED: PHOTOS: Tour the Caterpillar Visitors Center, a walk through the history of yellow iron The plans ...

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Construction spending rises 0.4 percent in December

Feb 03, 2015

Construction spending rises 0.4 percent in December

U.S. construction spending edged up 0.4 percent during December, ending 2014 on a positive note at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $982 billion, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Total spending is up 2.2 percent over December 2013. Government spending ...

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CNH Industrial sales decline again, 14 percent profit decline for 2014

Jan 30, 2015

CNH Industrial sales decline again, 14 percent profit decline for 2014

It wasn’t nearly as bad as the third quarter, but the fourth certainly wasn’t much better for CNH Industrial which saw sales declines across all equipment and vehicle segments. Sales for the company, makers of the  and New Holland equipment brands, fell ...

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