A history of the earthmoving equipment industry. It examines the increase in the scope of mining and construction projects, from the Suez Canal through the interstate highway system, made possible by innovations in earthmoving machinery. It traces the efforts of manufacturers in meeting the needs of the construction and mining industries.See also WABCO Liebherr: and hydrostatic products, 295, 355; large hydraulic front shovels, 297, 354; origins, 354; product line, 354; North American operations, 356; acquisition of Wiseda Co., 355, 356, competitive position, 356 loader-backhoes: and Case, 149, 386; ... 338; Deere: Models JD300, JD400, and JD700A, 157 Lombard, Alvin O., 49, 384 machine allocation: postwar, 110; and ... McAdam, John L.: and development of macadam roads, 16 McCaffrey, John: as IH CEOanbsp;...
|Author||:||William R. Haycraft|
|Publisher||:||University of Illinois Press - 2002-07-01|