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How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2014

The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable telematics package for truck fleets

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 29, 2014

Mack announced a major expansion package to its GuardDog Connect fleet telematics system today. The company’s new Mack Fleet Management ...

8 reasons why you pay too much for your equipment’s tires… and what you can do about it

8 reasons why you pay too much for your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2014

Contractors hate leaving money on the table at a bid letting. But how much money are you wasting by neglecting ...

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2014

"Why does it have to be this way? Why are we having to do one more thing?” Those are typically the ...

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and research

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 16, 2014

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals today announced a partnership agreement with the American Rental Association. The collaboration will enable ...

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning & Operating costs

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning &...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 14, 2014

Of all the machines in the earthmoving world bulldozers, particularly large ones, may have the greatest variation when it comes ...

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service, tells equipment manufacturers: “You’re only as strong as your weakest dealer” (VIDEO)

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Edgar Butsch, director of equipment operations, M.A. Mortenson Company, Minneapolis, had some kind but blunt words for equipment manufacturers attending ...

Mounting tires with an ether explosion looks smart but is extremely dumb (VIDEOS)

Mounting tires with an ether explosion looks smart but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2014

Editor's Note: Despite abundant evidence of this crazy trick working, the process involves causing a very dangerous explosion on purpose ...

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 ...

How to save money and protect equipment by creating an anti-idling policy at your construction company

How to save money and protect equipment by creating an...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

In construction bids, nobody likes to leave money on the table. Yet the biggest controllable expense—fuel cost—is rarely scrutinized for ...

AEMP-AEM to release beta of new telematics standard in coming weeks; registration open now to OEMs, providers

AEMP-AEM to release beta of new telematics standard in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2014

This morning, the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announced that a beta version of ...

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