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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.

Terex profit falls 24% in 3Q as sales slip across divisions

Oct 27, 2015

Terex profit falls 24% in 3Q as sales slip across divisions

Citing a marketplace that "remains challenging," Terex announced another down quarter for the year, with its Aerial Work Platforms division continuing to provide the majority of positive news for the company. Sales for the company fell 9.3 percent from third quarter 2014 to $1.6 ...

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Volvo CE reports increased market share despite sales, profit drops in 3Q

Oct 26, 2015

Volvo CE reports increased market share despite sales, profit drops in 3Q

Despite continued growth in the North American market, Volvo Construction Equipment sales and profit dipped during the third quarter. The manufacturer saw 11.84 billion SEK in sales ($1.4 billion) during the quarter, down 5.5 percent from Q3 2014. However, even with the lower ...

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Caterpillar CEO voices confidence in strength of key industries despite 64% profit decline in 3Q

Oct 25, 2015

Caterpillar CEO voices confidence in strength of key industries despite 64% profit decline in 3Q

After preparing everyone last month for the likelihood of continued bad news on the financial front with the launch of an extensive cost-cutting plan, Caterpillar has announced another down quarter with double digit decreases to both sales and profit. Cat sales ...

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Kubota breaks ground on new corporate HQ in Texas

Oct 21, 2015

Kubota breaks ground on new corporate HQ in Texas

On Monday, Kubota Tractor Corporation broke ground at the new location of its corporate headquarters in Texas. Located in Grapevine, near Fort Worth, Kubota says the three-story office building will be approximately 125,000 square feet in addition to a 68,000 square-foot research ...

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Komatsu says its drone-powered automated equipment service eliminates 20-30% margin of error in soil volumes (VIDEO)

Oct 20, 2015

Komatsu says its drone-powered automated equipment service eliminates 20-30% margin of error in soil volumes (VIDEO)

Much like here in the U.S., Japan is experiencing a severe lack of skilled construction and craft workers. And right now, that shortage is only being amplified as Japan is in the middle of several stadium construction projects as the ...

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Culture Dash: Inside Caterpillar and Uptake’s data-driven race to solve heavy equipment’s tech dilemma

Oct 19, 2015

Culture Dash: Inside Caterpillar and Uptake’s data-driven race to solve heavy equipment’s tech dilemma

It's no secret that, among owners and operators in the construction industry, there's a healthy amount of distrust of or flat-out disinterest in a lot of the technology heavy equipment manufacturers are now loading onto their machines. Adoption rates of telematics/machine ...

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Hands-on with Hyundai’s new HX Series excavator monitor with AAVM birds-eye machine view

Oct 15, 2015

Hands-on with Hyundai’s new HX Series excavator monitor with AAVM birds-eye machine view

A few weeks back we told you about all the slick cab upgrades Hyundai Construction Equipment recently made in its new HX Series excavators and HL Series loaders. The main feature in the cabs of both of those machine lineups ...

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Caterpillar plans up to 10,000 job cuts as part of extensive $1.5 billion cost reduction plan

Sep 27, 2015

Caterpillar plans up to 10,000 job cuts as part of extensive $1.5 billion cost reduction plan

In the midst of a third straight year of down sales and revenues, Caterpillar has announced further cost cutting and restructuring in order to lessen the impact of what will likely be off a fourth-straight down year in 2016—a first in ...

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Caterpillar mining VP retires amid leadership shakeup

Sep 27, 2015

Caterpillar mining VP retires amid leadership shakeup

Chris Curfman, the chief mining executive at Caterpillar, will retire at the end of the year, ending a more than 20-year career at the company. Caterpillar announced the move this week amid big changes for the company, including a massive $1.5 billion cost ...

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FAA issues warning as number of drones getting too close to aircraft increases dramatically

Aug 26, 2015

FAA issues warning as number of drones getting too close to aircraft increases dramatically

  Though drones hold a ton of potential for the advancement of the construction industry and $100 billion worth of growth potential for the U.S. economy, that unfortunately doesn't mean that morons can't fly them. In fact, the amount of morons flying ...

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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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