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Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems
GPS* machine control started out as a tangle of aftermarket products all bolted on and wired up as retrofits ...
Fluid analysis master class: Understanding the relationship between lube oil, coolants and biodiesel
Seeing traces of coolant or fuel dilution in a lube oil analysis doesn’t necessarily mean what it did 10 ...
Best management practices for quality pavements when using recycled materials
Asphalt is one of the most recycled materials in use today, a fact that was touted several times during ...
With shift in contractor demand, rent-to-rent should be part of every equipment dealer’s mix
In the early 2000s, an Associated Equipment Dealers (AED) meeting featured a contractor panel where the moderator delved into ...
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“RUN!” How Wireless Headsets Saved a Crane Operator’s Life
Equipment operators in the tree care industry face unique challenges. Trucks, cranes, and aerial lifts often have to be positioned…
Beyond Tier 4, how else have OEMs been improving wheel loaders since resolving after treatment?
So what have wheel loader manufacturers been working on since Tier 4 engines and after treatment have been resolved? We asked specifically about ...
Virginia’s JBR Inc. combines a lifetime of construction experience with expert consulting
When Jack Bailey was a boy, his father took him to a piece of property he had bought and ...
Hard Hat High: How substance abuse endangers construction workers, hurts recruiting and threatens your bottom line (PART 1)
Part 1: The scope of the problem It’s a story that received national headlines. On June 5, 2013, equipment operator ...
Concrete pavers boosting productivity with control advancements, quicker changes
Changes in concrete pavers that benefit contractors have been led by two main factors: improvements in controls and the ...
INFOGRAPHIC: Aerial lift sales and buyer trends
A snapshot of new and used sales trends from Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates and TopBid auction price services.
How to choose a Computerized Maintenance Management System for your equipment fleet
Acquiring the best computerized maintenance management system for your fleet requires a detailed process and a lot of buy-in Managing a ...
Adapt or Die: Future of construction will require contractors to embrace technology
Kiewit is known as one of the country’s top construction firms. What is less well known is that they’ve ...
Highway Contractor: New milling machines, best practices provide smooth results
Cold planers or mills are the rough-and-tumble predecessors to the glamour equipment of pavers and rollers, but the work ...
Contractor of the Year finalist: David Covington
David Covington sees people and the relationships they can develop as a big part of the longevity of his ...
Cold or hot: recycling for pavement preservation conserves materials
In-place recycling for pavement preservation conserves materials Cousins to full-depth reclamation, hot in-place recycling (HIPR) or cold in-place recycling (CIPR) ...
Mid-size excavators are evolving due to control refinements, contractor demand for higher versatility
Excavators in the 35- to 50-ton class are being shaped by market forces and technology. While most of them ...
R. Brown Construction is built on expert operation through treacherous terrain, natural disasters
There’s no easy way to get to Willow Creek, California, where Roger Brown has been plying his skills as ...
The evolution of heavy truck design
So what’s new in heavy trucks? Everything. Since the first emissions regulations for on-highway diesels arrived in 1974, four primary ...
Mastering asphalt plant production is all in the details
Producing your own asphalt mix is more work than just simply combining binder and aggregate. Proper plant operation and ...
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Ram 3500 steals torque crown from Ford, claims best-in-class fifth-wheel towing
Neff, H&E walk away from acquisition following higher offer
29 gadgets and gear for keeping cool while working in the heat
Manitou unveils MRT2470, world’s highest capacity rotating telehandler, alongside new MRT3050
United Rentals to buy Neff Corporation for $1.32 billion
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Komatsu intros WA200-8 loader with quick coupler, lower fuel use
by Wayne Grayson
T880/S demand, dealer growth, construction spending have Kenworth bullish on work ...
by Tom Quimby
Navistar to discontinue medium duty N Series engines
by Jason Cannon
KCM’s new 70Z7 wheel loader boosts fuel efficiency and power
by Don McLoud
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