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When the Marcellus Shale provided the opportunity, West Virginia contractor Dwaine Doss was ready

When the Marcellus Shale provided the opportunity, West...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2014

Most contractors understand you don’t waste daylight. But by the time the sun breaks over the mountains of central West ...

First Drive: Kenworth’s new T880 vocational truck has a luxury feel sure to please both drivers and mechanics

First Drive: Kenworth’s new T880 vocational truck...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2014

Kenworth recently debuted its new flagship T880 vocational truck. The new truck, which replaces the venerable T800, went into production ...

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...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff 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 ...

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring...

Workforce

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2014

The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

Impressive level of quality combined with a passion for his people keep Dallas contractor at the top of his field

Impressive level of quality combined with a passion for...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 01, 2014

After Vern Larman returned to the Dallas area from a two-year stint as a missionary in Bolivia, he found he ...

What’s new with directional drills?

What’s new with directional drills?

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 02, 2014

Operator-centric moves Keeping operators happy and productive continues to be a main thrust. “This positively impacts contractor’s bottom lines,” says Joshua ...

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