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4 rules for calculating Backhoe Owning & Operating costs

4 rules for calculating Backhoe Owning & Operating...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

What's it really cost to run a backhoe? Probably a lot more than you think. The following will guide you through ...

Backhoe O&O Costs: Adding things up

Backhoe O&O Costs: Adding things up

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

Now that we've got all the math out of the way, there are at least four things we can take ...

Backhoe Operating Costs: Include the wages

Backhoe Operating Costs: Include the wages

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

Clearly, paying your operator is your top expense when it comes to running this machine. Some contractors may not think ...

Backhoe O&O Costs: 4 things to take away

Backhoe O&O Costs: 4 things to take away

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

1. Your operator is your biggest expense. Consider paying extra for enclosed cabs to help retain quality employees and keep them ...

Backhoe Owning Costs: Figure in the residual

Backhoe Owning Costs: Figure in the residual

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

The residual price is what you can get for the machine when you're ready to trade it in or sell ...

Ohio man accused of running equipment theft ring and selling the machines online pleads guilty to the latter

Ohio man accused of running equipment theft ring and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2013

A man accused of running an equipment theft operation that sold its stolen goods on the Internet, pled guilty in U.S. ...

Online rental site BigRentz.com adds earthmoving equipment

Online rental site BigRentz.com adds earthmoving...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2013

The largest online provider of construction rental equipment has added earthmoving equipment to its offering. BigRentz.com's new Dirt Division offers rentals ...

Sinkhole swallows backhoe in Montreal

Sinkhole swallows backhoe in Montreal

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 13, 2013

A sinkhole measuring 26 long and 10 feet deep swallowed a backhoe performing sewer repairs in downtown Montreal last week. ...

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot backhoes over smaller diggers are narrowing, but have not disappeared

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

There’s a reason 14-foot backhoes comprise the bulk of backhoe sales. That size is well-suited to most of the tasks ...

Thieves use backhoe to smash ATM, but come up empty-handed

Thieves use backhoe to smash ATM, but come up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2013

“We’ve had machines stolen before, but no one’s ever pulled off a bank heist with them.” That's what a worker at ...

JCB taps Graeme Macdonald to succeed Alan Blake as CEO

JCB taps Graeme Macdonald to succeed Alan Blake as CEO

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2013

JCB has announced that Grame Macdonald will be the company's next chief executive officer. Macdonald will succeed current CEO Alan ...

JCB unveils Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines at Bauma, calls them “one-can” solution

JCB unveils Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines at Bauma, calls...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 15, 2013

JCB says its Tier 4 Final Ecomax engines will offer a "one-can" solution, avoiding the use of both a diesel ...

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