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DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control...

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 01, 2014

There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design of ...

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are dealing with the complications of Tier 4 (VIDEO)

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 16, 2014

The lack of enthusiasm about the federally-mandated Tier 4 Interim and Final fluid handling and maintenance requirements was front and ...

EPA opens applications for DERA grants, drastically cuts emissions reduction program to $9 million

EPA opens applications for DERA grants, drastically...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 02, 2014

Government fleets will have to make due with drastically reduced funding for diesel emissions reduction grants, as the Environmental Protection ...

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a scientific organization to a manipulable political tool

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 23, 2014

I don't see why people feel compelled to celebrate Earth Day—which was yesterday if you were fortunate enough to avoid ...

CARB to hold public hearing on proposed adjustments for work truck DPF requirements

CARB to hold public hearing on proposed adjustments for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 09, 2014

If you have a diesel powered, heavy construction truck that gets less than 20,000 miles a year and are concerned ...

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most revolutionary decade in the history of heavy equipment and truck technology

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 24, 2014

As ConExpos go, the 2014 show was a welcome shot of enthusiasm for the construction industry. But it was a ...

Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack of consistent work will continue driving equipment rentals

Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Skepticism around Tier 4 equipment and a continued lack of consistent work will contribute to continued momentum in the rental ...

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to 675 hp engines

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2013

Answering concerns about how machines using its Tier 4 engines can be used in lower regulated countries, Cummins said today ...

Caterpillar partners with Shell Canada to develop dual fuel LNG engine and fuel mix for mining trucks

Caterpillar partners with Shell Canada to develop dual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

Caterpillar and Shell Canada announced today a partnership that will test a new engine and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel ...

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is the next Obamacare

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 22, 2013

California is chugging along in it's crusade to build a high-speed rail system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco. How ...

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF retrofits, engine replacements until Jan. 15

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a rebate program that will help construction equipment owners with the cost of reducing ...

Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful pollutants than diesel-only machines

Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

  Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have concluded that while hybrid construction equipment certainly reduces fuel consumption, they are ...

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