Biggest Equipment Makers Shuffle Places in 2014 Ranking

Companies dependent on mining and the Chinese market made room for others in the Top 10 largest construction equipment makers

Revenues for the world’s 50 largest construction equipment manufacturers fell 10% last year to $163 billion, according to International Construction's annual Yellow Table ranking of the world’s largest construction equipment manufacturers. 

The top of the table remained unchanged with Caterpillar and Komatsu retaining No.1 and 2 positions. Volvo Construction Equipment stepped up into third place, swapping places with Hitachi. Liebherr and Terex each moved up two places to No. 5 and No. 6 respectively.

(more on the 2014 Yellow Table . . . )