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Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Mar 01, 2014

Tier 4 Interim excavators are rolling into the market with Tier 4 Final models close behind. They’re more expensive than ...

Heavy equipment technicians should avoid “mechanical logic” when diagnosing electrical problems

Heavy equipment technicians should avoid...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2014

Even the best mechanics and technicians tend to get brain freeze when faced with an electrical problem. Fleet managers and ...

Family’s love of equipment, disciplined work ethic grew R.L. Caudill Construction into a company that’s hard to compete with

Family’s love of equipment, disciplined work...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2014

Robert L. Caudill started a small construction company in eastern Kentucky nearly 50 years ago. But today, at age 73, ...

Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating into a successful company by managing its size

Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

Glendale Excavating’s three brothers—Tommy, Dany and Greg Giangiulio—take pride in their construction heritage. “We’re third generation operating engineers,” says Dany. “We ...

ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider kits reveal interesting hauling possibilities for cost-minded contractors

ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Feb 04, 2014

The first part of my test drive began westbound on Interstate 80 out of Salt Lake City, on the level ...

Fluid analysis master class: Understanding the relationship between lube oil, coolants and biodiesel

Fluid analysis master class: Understanding the...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 04, 2014

Seeing traces of coolant or fuel dilution in a lube oil analysis doesn’t necessarily mean what it did 10 years ...

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