Peterbilt debuts new, refreshed 579

Peterbilt on Wednesday debuted virtually its next generation Model 579. The truck was unveiled via YouTube livestream, with 1,700-plus viewers tuning in worldwide.Pete's on-highway flagship 579 was...

Trucking industry’s future with autonomous trucks

"These are exciting times for trucking. I’m excited for the benefits autonomous trucking will provide for both our industry and the society we serve," writes Richard Stocking,...

New Skyjack SJ9664 RT rough terrain scissor lift

The new Skyjack SJ9664 RT is a 70-foot working height rough-terrain model with the ability to reach seven stories.“We looked at products that were offered within a ...

Buttigieg: Infrastructure Funding to be “Absolute Core” of Economic Recovery Plan

Speaking to state transportation officials from around the country Thursday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stressed that passing Covid relief legislation is the first priority...

Volvo CE begins partnership with Engcon tiltrotators

Volvo Construction Equipment and Swedish tiltrotator manufacturer Engcon have formed a global supply partnership in which Volvo CE is offering integrated Engcon tiltrotators on its EC250 E...

Missouri contractor faces penalties for trench safety violations

A Missouri plumbing contractor whose employee died in a trench collapse in 2016 faces proposed penalties of nearly $300,000 for again having workers in an unprotected...

Equipment dealer news from ASV, Takeuchi, Altorfer Cat, more

Duffy's Sales & Rental, Barron, Wisconsin,  has been named ASV Holdings' 2020 Dealer of the Year. ASV also named CLM Equipment, Lafayette, Louisiana, as its 2020 Rookie...

New Volvo center to focus on dealer technician training

Volvo Construction Equipment will expand its U.S. headquarters in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, with construction of a $4.3 million training center. When the center is open at the end...

Ritchie’s online-only Orlando signature auction nets $191 million

The supply and demand picture coming out of the Ritchie Bros. signature Orlando sale on Feb. 15-20th offered some intriguing insights on what might be shaping up...

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Starts March 3 — Construction Junkie

In the construction industry, falls from height are continuously the leading cause of jobsite injuries, fatalities, and, as a result, OSHA citations. From March 3-March 7, OSHA...

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