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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 ...

8 reasons why you pay too much for your equipment’s tires… and what you can do about it

8 reasons why you pay too much for your...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2014

Contractors hate leaving money on the table at a bid letting. But how much money are you wasting by neglecting ...

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to Wm. Winkler Company’s success

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 01, 2014

"We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Company.  In fact, concrete has ...

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2014

"Why does it have to be this way? Why are we having to do one more thing?” Those are typically the ...

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...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2014

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

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