Equipment

ARA forecast calls for equipment rental revenue growth in North America to outpace inflation

Even with supply chain issues and labor shortages, U.S. equipment rental revenue, including both construction and general tool, is expected to grow by 11.1% to reach nearly $56 billion in 2022.

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Hitachi expands its wheel loader line

Hitachi Construction Machinery America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its ZW-6-wheel loaders in North America, with the upgrade of its popular compact model, ZW100-6.

United Rentals provides ways mobile applications improve worksite equipment management

United Rentals provides information on how mobile applications can improve worksite equipment management.

Volvo Construction Equipment names 2021 Dealer of the Year and Uptime Dealer of the Year

Volvo Construction Equipment has named Highway Equipment & Supply Co. its 2021 Dealer of the Year in North America. It also recognized Hoffman Equipment as its 2021 Uptime Dealer of the Year.

John Deere unveils new mid-sized excavators to product lineup

John Deere announces the newly enhanced 350 P-tier and 380 P-tier excavators to the manufacturer’s mid-size excavator lineup.

Caterpillar upgrades the CatD4 dozer

Caterpillar upgrades its CatD4 dozer with several new technology features and improved sightlines.

Yanmar Compact Equipment offers reliable compact wheel loaders

Yanmar Compact Equipment releases a line of compact wheel loaders designed for maximum efficiency and ease of operation.

Road Widener Brings Heightened Safety to Road Crews with Offset Vibratory Roller Attachment

Road Widener releases an Offset Vibratory Roller attachment that has several safety features to aid crewmembers with work tasks that traditionally put road crews in danger of rollover accidents.

CASE's first look of electric mini excavator

CASE Construction Equipment expanded its mini excavator line with an electric mini excavator that the company plans to release in 2023.

Volvo expands electric machines to Swiss market

Volvo Construction Equipment introduces its electric compact machines to Swiss customers.

Doosan Infracore North America releases its next-generation wheel loaders

Doosan Infracore North America releases its -7 Series in the U.S. and Canada with several upgrades including a variety of bucket capacities, redesigned cabs, and new axles.

Mastenbroek releases Magic Eye to minimize gravel waste

Mastenbroek has launched a new product to help contractors save money and improve the accuracy of backfill levels when installing drainage schemes or utilities.

United Rentals Shares Five Ways Telematics Improves Equipment Management

United Rentals provides ways telematics can improve equipment management.

Doosan Introduces its First Line of Dozers

Doosan introduces its first line of dozers for the 2022 equipment lineup.

Vermeer MV Solutions New Facility Officially Open

Vermeer MV Solutions has opened a new facility in South Carolina.

United Rentals Outlines Five Considerations When Buying Used Equipment

United Rentals provides important considerations when purchasing used equipment.

PPI Introduces New Standard for HDPE Pressure Pipes and Fittings

A new standard for HDPE pressure pipes and fittings has been added and will be effective Nov. 1, 2021.

Homeowners Combat Droughts with Water Made from Air

Many California residents are using machines that create water from air as an alternative solution while the state faces severe droughts.

North Dakota Officials: Well Spill Due to Equipment Failure

Regulators are investigating a spill in North Dakota that released thousands of gallons of water and oil.

John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery to End Joint Manufacturing and Marketing Agreements

John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery will be ending their joint venture and will be continuing with new agreements.

Ritchie Bros. August Report Shows Skid Steer Prices Up 30% in the U.S.

According to a Richie Bros. August market trends report, prices for skid steers are up by 30%.

Sewage Plants Hit by Ransomware Attacks in Maine

Two sewage plants in rural Maine were hit with ransomware attacks.

United Rentals Provides Tips to Keep Equipment Running Smoothly During Summer

United Rentals provides tips for equipment maintenance during the summer months.

Vermeer Introduces a New Quickfire HD Connection System

Vermeer developed a new Quickfire HD Connection System which is an improved version of the original Vermeer Quickfire System.

Caterpillar Releases Two New Excavators

Caterpillar introduces two new excavators to its product lineup.

Xylem Introduces an Energy Saving Industrial Dewatering Pump

Xylem unveils a dewatering pump that produces up to 60% in energy savings.

Vortex Partners with FerraTex to be a Reseller of VeriCure Curing Monitor System

Vortex is working with FerraTex to sell the VeriCure Curing Monitoring System.

GSSI Releases PaveScan RDM 2.0 Asphalt Density Assessment Tool

PaveScan RDM 2.0 is a new innovative asphalt density assessment tool to ensure pavement life and quality.

United Rentals Releases Trench Safety Topics to Promote Workplace Safety

United Rentals releases safety topics to promote safety in the workplace.