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Florida drones gain clearance to aid hurricane recovery

Florida drones gain clearance to aid hurricane recovery

19 Sep 2017: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been working with drone operators in Florida to help speed recovery from the recent passage of Hurricane Irma. more »

Cat lands $663m order for military construction equipment

Cat lands $663m order for military construction equipment

6 Sep 2017: The US Department of Defense has awarded Caterpillar a US$663,584,042 contract for commercial construction equipment. more »

Cat launches electric-drive wheeled loader

Cat launches electric-drive wheeled loader

23 Aug 2017: Caterpillar has launched its first wheeled loader with a high-efficiency electric drive system. more »

Drone business passes bridge inspection milestone

Drone business passes bridge inspection milestone

23 Aug 2017: Hazon Solutions has marked a milestone in its drone services, with the total length of railway bridges inspected passing 100,000 linear feet. more »

United Rentals to buy Neff

United Rentals to buy Neff

17 Aug 2017: United Rentals has announced that it is to buy Neff Corporation for US$1.3bn. more »

Sales up at Caterpillar

Sales up at Caterpillar

26 Jul 2017: Caterpillar’s sales and revenue for the second quarter of 2017 amounted to US$11.3bn, up from US$10.3bn for the same period last year. more »

Whitewater project calls on Volvo excavators

Whitewater project calls on Volvo excavators

24 Jul 2017: Volvo excavators have been put to work in a Colorado river to create a safe passageway for whitewater enthusiasts. more »

OSHA blames safety failures for deaths of three workers

OSHA blames safety failures for deaths of three workers

19 Jul 2017: The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a utility business for serious safety violations following the deaths of three workers who succumbed to toxic gases in a manhole. more »

National alliance picks Caterpillar for heavy equipment supply

National alliance picks Caterpillar for heavy equipment supply

13 Jul 2017: A national purchasing alliance of government agencies led by the city of Tucson has awarded Caterpillar a five-year contract to supply heavy equipment, parts and related services. more »

Home Depot to buy equipment rental business

Home Depot to buy equipment rental business

6 Jul 2017: The Home Depot has reached an agreement to buy Compact Power Equipment, Inc for US$265m in cash. more »

Komatsu launches new excavator

Komatsu launches new excavator

8 Sep 2017: Komatsu America has launched its new PC210LCi-11 machine control excavator. more »

British edge-protection system enters US market

British edge-protection system enters US market

5 Sep 2017: Aluma Systems North American Forming & Shoring has signed a US$35m agreement to distribute a British-made edge-protection system. more »

United Rentals agrees mobile generator deal with Cummins

United Rentals agrees mobile generator deal with Cummins

23 Aug 2017: United Rentals has acquired power equipment assets - primarily mobile generator sets - from Cummins. more »

Colorado sees global launch of self-driving trucks to protect road crews

Colorado sees global launch of self-driving trucks to protect road crews

18 Aug 2017: An autonomous vehicle designed to protect roadworks crews from straying vehicles has had its global launch in Colorado. more »

Komatsu launches new Dash-8 wheeled loader

Komatsu launches new Dash-8 wheeled loader

1 Aug 2017: Komatsu America has introduced a new wheeled loader for use in applications including hard digging. more »

New directors join AEM board

New directors join AEM board

24 Jul 2017: Vice presidents of Caterpillar and Deere & Company have been elected to the construction equipment board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). more »

AASHTO publishes road tunnel guidance

AASHTO publishes road tunnel guidance

19 Jul 2017: New design and construction guidance for road tunnels has been published by the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO). more »

OSHA to release accident-reporting tool

OSHA to release accident-reporting tool

17 Jul 2017: The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is set to launch a web-based tool that will enable electronic submission of injury and illness data. more »

Market for elevating work platforms grows

Market for elevating work platforms grows

13 Jul 2017: The global market for mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) has grown strongly in the past year, with US numbers exceeding expectations and steady growth throughout Europe. more »

Chicago tells contractors to improve truck safety

Chicago tells contractors to improve truck safety

4 Jul 2017: Chicago is to introduce an ordinance requiring city contractors to install side guards and convex mirrors on large trucks. more »

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