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THE CHOICE: Young heavy equipment technician follows love of machines instead of finance degree, earns AEMP’s top honor

THE CHOICE: Young heavy equipment technician follows...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 06, 2015

You don’t find many young guys with college degrees working as heavy equipment technicians. But the Association of Equipment Management ...

Why are larger, 35- to 50-ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors

Why are larger, 35- to 50-ton excavator sales up?...

Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 02, 2015

It’s more ripple than tsunami, but there’s been an increase in sales of excavators toward the upper end of the ...

Roadway Reinforcement: Geosynthetics require attention to project design and installation

Roadway Reinforcement: Geosynthetics require attention...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 02, 2015

A failed pavement isn’t a welcome sight, particularly during our current uncertain transportation funding. So it’s increasingly important that road ...

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 02, 2015

Extended life coolants (ELCs) started gaining traction in the heavy-duty trucking and construction equipment industry about a decade ago. These ...

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work trucks blend power, serious comfort on long haul through Texas hill country

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 15, 2015

What do you do if you’re Freightliner and your OTR market share numbers are in the stratosphere? You turn your ...

Crawler carrier’s light touch, versatility gaining popularity on sensitive jobsites

Crawler carrier’s light touch, versatility...

Equipment

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 08, 2015

Many folks worth their salt live and work by the edict that you must have the right tool for the ...

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 05, 2015

Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...

Lighting the Way: Equipment updates, lighting plans maximize nighttime paving efforts

Lighting the Way: Equipment updates, lighting plans...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 02, 2015

Nighttime paving is that nearly ubiquitous scene played out across the United States beginning in late spring. While it’s viewed ...

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