A blatant Ford F-150 knockoff with a diesel, the Kawei K1 will only run you $16,000 (PHOTOS)

Is this Ford's rumored diesel F-150 project, codenamed "Lion"? Absolutely not. But it is a diesel pickup that looks an awful lot like an F-150—and it's not a coincidence. Here's what the folks at China's Kawei Auto say in a brochure (seen below) about their new K1 pickup, as first reported by CarNewsChina. "Stem from the pure blood of US Ford 150, KAWEI K1 Pickup is fashionable and generous." While at the ...

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VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full demolition time lapse

With an original finish date of May 15, demolition of the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota was completed last week–nearly a month ahead of schedule despite nasty winter weather and a few setbacks. In all, it took demo contractor Frattalone Companies of Little Canada, Minnesota working 15,800 hours in nine weeks ...

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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 Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and down countless times from the massive 797F mining trucks it assembles there. As Randy Krotowski, Cat's vice president of global information services, explains in the video below, those workers ...

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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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OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in upcoming National Safety Stand-Down

While Equipment World covers a range of topics in our online and print safety articles, one area I like to make sure I write about regularly is fall prevention. The reason is simple. Although falls are one of the most preventable types of accidents, they’re also the number one ...

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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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Is Big Bertha too big? Tunnel-boring machine won’t get back to digging below Seattle for nearly a year

In a slight change in plans, officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation have announced Big Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, won't get back to work below Seattle for nearly a year. Big Bertha has been out of commission since late January when the machine’s cutterhead openings became clogged with ...

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