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The 7 latest trends in over-the-road Heavy Trucks that could impact your construction business

The 7 latest trends in over-the-road Heavy Trucks that...

Posted on Nov 01, 2014

Significant changes are taking place in over-the-road trucking industry, changes that contractors will also see. Some are inherent in new ...

Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in 2014 along with their size and fuel efficiency

Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in...

Posted on Sep 01, 2014

Crunching some numbers from the Equipment World Spec Guide provides good insight into the articulated dump truck market. The 2014 ...

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns to recycle them as road construction material (VIDEO)

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns...

Posted on Aug 28, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. Nearly ...

The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Posted on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

Navistar launches Diamond Preferred: a used truck reconditioning, resale program

Navistar launches Diamond Preferred: a used truck...

Posted on Jul 30, 2014

Navistar is taking aim at the used truck market. The company has introduced Diamond Renewed, a comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning ...

Why the Ford F-150 is the most American vehicle, period

Why the Ford F-150 is the most American vehicle, period

Posted on Jul 07, 2014

For the second year in a row, the Ford F-150 has taken the top spot in the annual American-Made Index ...

Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite with these 10 tips and OSHA resources

Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite...

Posted on Jul 07, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and ...

When lubricating construction equipment, approach the grease gun like a soldier does a rifle

When lubricating construction equipment, approach the...

Posted on Jul 01, 2014

The weapon Friction is our enemy and lubrication is our ally… if applied correctly. As with any alliance, proper lubrication requires ...

OSHA releases online video game that helps contractors and construction workers identify jobsite hazards

OSHA releases online video game that helps contractors...

Posted on Jun 20, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an online video game to help with training exercises. Released at the American ...

Bobcat's 40-inch flail mower at work on the E45 excavator.

Bobcat launches 2 flail mower attachments for...

Posted on Jun 17, 2014

To help with uptime and protection in mowing and land clearing, Bobcat has introduced two flail mowers for Bobcat excavators. The ...

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction Company. How and when to walk away.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction...

Posted on Feb 03, 2014

In the wake of the Great Recession, many baby boomer contractors are planning their business’s futures. Specifically, is this the end? ...

Black Knight: Drone, truck helicopter Gallery

Black Knight: Drone, truck helicopter Gallery

Posted on Jan 22, 2014

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