December issue of Equipment World

|  December 15, 2008 |

Equipment World, December 2008

Is in the mail. High-tech, creature-comfortable dozers take top billing. Be sure the check out Barbara Cox’s story on telematics. The number of vendors of this type of asset tracking technology has exploded this year…for good reason. There are also stories on grease selection, compact backhoes, jobsite recycling–and yours truly takes the Isuzu Fuel Economy Challenge and learns to lighten up the lead foot.

Our Contractor of the Year Finalist this month: Tim Filiatreau, Filcon Construction, Cox’s Creek, Kentucky, built a successful construction company from a farming background, an extreme work ethic and good contacts from previous construction employment. His hobby? That’s a different world all together.

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