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Wayne Grayson

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 to supply Takeuchi with 8 new skid steer models

Oct 25, 2012

Terex to supply Takeuchi with 8 new skid steer models

Terex Construction announced that it has entered into a partnership with Takeuchi Manufacturing, U.S. in which Terex will supply Takeuchi with eight new models of skid steer loaders. Mark Luttmann, Terex sales operations manager at Terex Americas, said that he would ...

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Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third quarter, huge dip in operating income

Oct 25, 2012

Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third quarter, huge dip in operating income

Volvo Construction Equipment reports that it has reduced production and inventory in its facilities along with inventories at its dealers in response to a drop in sales and an "uncertain outlook." Volvo CE released its third quarter earnings report and there was ...

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Pinball machine takes K’Nex construction toys to another level

Oct 25, 2012

Pinball machine takes K’Nex construction toys to another level

You might consider yourself a bit too old to play with construction toys like K'Nex and Legos, but both toys have done a lot over the years in getting kids interested in construction, architecture and engineering. The creator of this monstrous ...

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Caterpillar updates 993K wheel loader with Tier 4 Final engine, cab improvements

Oct 16, 2012

Caterpillar updates 993K wheel loader with Tier 4 Final engine, cab improvements

Caterpillar announced updates to its 993K wheel loader headlined by the availability of either a Tier 4 Final or Tier 2 Equivalent Cat C32 engine. Several new features in the 993K are all about conservation. New power train features and engine ...

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HP’s new ElitePad 900 looks like the perfect Windows 8 tablet for the jobsite

Oct 10, 2012

HP’s new ElitePad 900 looks like the perfect Windows 8 tablet for the jobsite

Last week, HP announced a tough tablet built specifically for enterprise that seeks to offer all the advantages of mobile hardware with the convenience of compatability with all the legacy applications you depend on at the office and on the ...

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Trimble introduces GL612 and GL622 construction grade lasers

Oct 10, 2012

Trimble introduces GL612 and GL622 construction grade lasers

  Trimble introduced two new construction lasers Tuesday, announcing the Spectra Precision GL612 single and GL622 dual grade lasers at the Intergeo 2012 conference. Both are rugged, automatic self-leveling lasers featuring grade capability of ± 25 percent and can be used ...

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AGC: Objections to original CARB proposal saved contractors $9 billion

Oct 01, 2012

AGC: Objections to original CARB proposal saved contractors $9 billion

During a federal hearing today, Associated General Contractors of America lawyers said the California Air Resources Board (CARB) overestimated emissions from off-road diesel construction equipment by at least 340 percent in its 2007 proposal for an off-road diesel emissions rule. That would have ...

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Gehl announces five new compact excavators

Sep 27, 2012

Gehl announces five new compact excavators

Gehl's new compact excavators announced Thursday are designed for grading and excavating, trenching, digging, light utility construction, demolition and recycling. The new models include the Z17, Z27, Z35, Z45 and Z80. Each model is powered by a Yanmar engine that is ...

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Doosan updates DX140W wheel excavator with T4i engine, work modes, new comforts

Sep 27, 2012

Doosan updates DX140W wheel excavator with T4i engine, work modes, new comforts

Doosan today announced updates to its DX140W wheel excavator. The machine is now powered by a 135-horsepower, turbocharged, 6-cylinder DL06KB water-cooled diesel engine. The 359-cubic-inch engine is Tier 4 Interim certified and features a high pressure common rail design with direct ...

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Komatsu updates 730E mining truck with AC electric drive

Sep 27, 2012

Komatsu updates 730E mining truck with AC electric drive

On Monday, Komatsu debuted its new 730E mining truck with the AC electric drive technology the company debuted in 1996. The AC drive 730E is slated for limited release in 2013 followed by full production in 2014. The announcement came during ...

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John Deere’s 460E is its largest articulated dump truck yet

Aug 30, 2012

John Deere’s 460E is its largest articulated dump truck yet

John Deere on Aug. 30 announced the release of the 46-ton 460E, the company's largest articulated dump truck to date and the largest ADT available in North America.  The 460E ADT joins the 370E and 410E as the latest entry in ...

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James Bond: Cat operator

Aug 02, 2012

James Bond: Cat operator

Near the end of the new "Skyfall" trailer aired during the Summer Olympics, James Bond makes, let's call it unorthodox, use of a Caterpillar 320D excavator to board a train. Safe to say 007 probably didn't have a ticket. We wouldn't ...

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