5 Mostly Used Heavy Equipment in Construction Projects

by James Martin

Heavy Equipment Industry has always been evolving and new innovations are part of this business. That is why manufacturers are keen to provide such type of machinery that suits the requirements of different types of construction projects. Construction tasks have been more pleasant and time-saving since the evolution of mining  equipment. As many businesses work to recover from a difficult 2020, the global market for heavy equipment for sale continues to rise. The pandemic has accelerated previously established trends, such as internet bidding. Customers searched for and viewed more than 24 million pieces of heavy equipment for sale in 2020. As there are so many categories it is important for the dealers to understand what type of machinery should be used to perform certain tasks. It all depends on the task variety and its budget. There are several types of equipment that are mostly used in multiple tasks because it helps to make construction easier and faster. But buying a piece of quality equipment is a complete process because it requires a lot of research to examine the condition and price of the machine. There are multiple companies that are providing heavy equipment for sale online. But most of the time dealers get confused to purchase the machine from an online portal. To overcome this issue companies are providing complete details of the machines that include pictures, videos, reports, and other important information that helps a buyer to analyze the quality of the machine. To do proper research you must have an idea about the FMV (fair market value) of the equipment so you can offer a reasonable price and it will help you to secure a good deal. A debate of current times is related to the availability of equipment because just like any other product it is having the same issue related to its demand and supply. After the implementation of SECTION 179, the heavy equipment dealers are now looking forward to increasing their purchase but they are unable to do it properly due to a shortage of quality heavy equipment in the market. An important aspect that should not be compromised is the quality of the machine In this blog; you’ll get to know about some of the top-heavy equipment sold in past few years. The pricing performance of heavy equipment for sales like truck tractors, skid steers, and backhoe loaders was particularly robust, followed by wheel loaders, aerial equipment, and dozers.


In the demand for construction equipment, the demand for Backhoe with high engine horsepower grew as it offers excavation, loading, and digging, improved performance, higher fuel savings and faster response time are all advantages. During 48 percent of the absolute dollar potential created over the forecast period is expected to be captured by backhoe loaders with 80-100 horsepower.

JCB, a leading heavy machines manufacturer has often been credited by making the best backhoe equipment in the industry. They are stellar in terms of engine performance, endurance capabilities and service costs. Most leading businesses that use excavators, dumpers and other heavy machinery often depend on JCB for their needs and requirements.

Skid Steers: 

Skid steer has also been in most heavy equipment for sale as it is sold the most in previous years. Over the last five years, demand for skid steer loaders has increased at a CAGR of 2.5 percent to 3%. On the strength of the rising demand for energy-efficient construction equipment, this industry continues to provide considerable prospects around the world.

Wheel Loaders: 

A loader is a wheeled tractor with a square bucket positioned on the front, back, or sometimes both ends. The buckets are used to scoop up loose debris such as dirt, sand, and gravel from the ground. Wheel loaders are typically used to move items from one location to another.

The global wheel loaders market is expected to increase by USD 16.67 billion between 2020 and 2024, at a CAGR of 9% throughout the forecast period, according to Out Industry. Our analyses on the global wheel loaders market, 2020-2024 provide a comprehensive analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as a vendor study that covers around 25 suppliers.


Dozers’ high capital costs, along with their noisy operations, make them unsuitable for usage near residential areas. In this regard, the construction industry is shifting toward quieter alternatives, which may have an influence on the demand for dozers. According to a new study published by Fact.MR, the global market for dozers is expected to grow moderately over the forecast period (2017-2026). By the end of 2026, global dozer sales are expected to reach 34,500 million units, with revenues exceeding US$ 2,700 million.

Aerial Equipment: 

The Market Trends Report continues to demonstrate favorable pricing trends across all of our equipment indexes, with aerial equipment prices up 29% in the US, medium earthmoving equipment up 38%, and truck tractors up 36%. The market grew at a CAGR of 4.2 percent from 2016 to 2020, according to historical data. The proliferation of application platforms in a variety of industries, including construction, mining, transportation and logistics, aerospace, and defense have aided market growth tremendously.

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