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VIDEO: Country music star Kip Moore’s ballad for the construction industry

Aug 29, 2014

VIDEO: Country music star Kip Moore’s ballad for the construction industry

Kip Moore has penned his share of hits, most notably the platinum-selling “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck’ which reached number 1 on the U.S. country charts. And now the country star has dedicated a song to the men and women of ...

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VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

Aug 25, 2014

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

At Bellhaven University they’re referring to it as “the Guardhouse Incident.” With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, a lot of big construction equipment is making its way onto Bellhaven’s small campus in Jackson, Mississippi. And, as you ...

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VIDEO: Excavator water skiing the best way to cool off, get hurt in a mudhole

Aug 15, 2014

VIDEO: Excavator water skiing the best way to cool off, get hurt in a mudhole

There’s nothing better on hot summer days than taking a dip in a pool or heading down to the lake or river for some quality floating on an inner tube. The more adventurous of us prefer water sports such as ...

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VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and make an awful noise in the process

Aug 04, 2014

VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and make an awful noise in the process

We’ve seen plenty of backhoes hop up into the beds of dump trucks before. But this is entirely different. In the video below, we see a mining truck hauling a large bulldozer onto a jobsite. And then, with a cringeworthy screech, ...

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VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

Jul 30, 2014

VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over

There’s very little context for this video, but when it starts the machine already has one track dangling over the edge of the bench as crumbs of dirt trickle from the side to the level below. It seems like the ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Crushing and screening draws a crowd

Jun 26, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Crushing and screening draws a crowd

Product demonstrations were among the key draws for attendees at Hillhead. In the rock processing area, eight manufacturers highlighted their track- and skid-mounted crushers, tracked and wheeled crushers, scalping screens, and stockpiling conveyors. Here are some of the plants seen at Hillhead.

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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VIDEO: How one equipment operator made his way to viral video stardom through Caterpillar

Jun 12, 2014

VIDEO: How one equipment operator made his way to viral video stardom through Caterpillar

Ryan Neal believes at least part of his success as a heavy equipment operator is built in. “Some people have a natural ability for running equipment just like some people have natural abilities to play basketball or football or to sing,” ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Mining site puts Ford’s prototype F-150s to the test

Jun 06, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Mining site puts Ford’s prototype F-150s to the test

“Drive it like you stole it and work it hard.” Those were the marching orders Denis Kanseir, the lead prototype engineer on Ford’s 2015 F-150′s, gave the drivers of six pickups distributed evenly among three different companies when they were handed ...

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VIDEO: Operator maneuvers Cat mini excavator through confined China shop without breaking anything

Jun 02, 2014

VIDEO: Operator maneuvers Cat mini excavator through confined China shop without breaking anything

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For It Trials video centers on one of the most impressive displays of operator skill we’ve seen. In it, Ryan Neal, a ...

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VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

Apr 17, 2014

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

  In a short film in its new “Built For It” series, Cat highlights five equipment operators facing off in a super-sized Jenga game. The catch? Eight tons of wooden blocks were moved using M316D, 320E, and 349E excavators, TH514C telehandler, ...

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VIDEO: Mining on the Pacific Rim

Nov 01, 2013

VIDEO: Mining on the Pacific Rim

Earlier this year, Contributing Editor Kerry Clines visited Ryoukami-Kougyou Co.’s Ogano Quarry, located approximately two hours away from Tokyo. While there, she was able to see some of the differences between U.S. and Japanese aggregate operations. This video shows an excavator loading ...

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