VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before clawing its own way up to escape loose terrain

Steep grades and loose terrain can be formidable foes for heavy machinery on their own. So it's no surprise that combining the two with both an excavator and dozer needing to reach the top creates quite the puzzle for all involved. The video below is a bit long but provides a pretty interesting watch. We'd suggest skipping ahead to around the 2:50 mark. After attempting to ...

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Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top construction economists forecast growth in spending and jobs

The outlook from respected economists in the construction industry continues to be mixed as all the elements for growth are there but several factors could limit or hurt the industry's ongoing recovery. Bernard Markstein, chief economist at Reed Construction Data, Kermit Baker, chief economist at the American Institute of ...

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WD-40® Multi-Use Product

When you’ve got a job to do, trust the product that’s been getting stuff done since 1953. WD‑40® Multi-Use Product. It penetrates rust, lubricates metal parts, removes grease and displaces moisture. No other lubricant works harder.

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How the latest Obamacare update affects your business

The employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)—a.k.a. Obamacare—originally required companies with 50 or more full-time employees to offer affordable health care coverage to employees and their dependents (an employee’s child younger than 26 years old) by 2015 or face big fines But now, in ...

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The New Automatic Self Cleaning Back-Up Camera

The new automatic self cleaning back-up camera by Orlaco means dust, mud and snow won’t block its view for safe vehicle operation. A built-in cleaning cycle sprays and wipes the camera lens clean to restore a clear view to the operator.

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United Rentals cites strong start for 1Q, will add $750 million in fleet this quarter

United Rentals says it will bring in $750 million in fleet in the second quarter, the result of a strong 2014 start, with “notable year-over-year growth in rates, time utilization and volume,” according to CEO Michael Kneeland. The company announced first quarter results Tuesday, saying rental revenue had increased ...

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IT WILL CHANGE YOUR JOB SITE

Time wasted performing maintenance on your lube equipment slows down your job site and costs you money. That’s why Sage Oil Vac lube equipment features “no pump” designs that use low pressure compressed air to vacuum used oil and dispense new oil.

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VIDEO: Land Rover developing invisible truck technology to give driver better view of terrain

For years, researchers and the military have been working toward perfecting cloaking technology that would give a person, vehicle or aircraft the ability to become invisible at the press of a button. The benefits of being invisible to the outside world are pretty obvious especially when it comes to ...

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