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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 ...

Leica launches iCON grade iGD4SP machine control for dozers

Leica launches iCON grade iGD4SP machine control for...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 17, 2014

Eliminate the need to rework areas when handling material in grading operations with Leica Geosystems’ iCON grade iGD4SP, which calculates ...

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP Technician of the Year

Air Force Master Sgt., combat veteran named AEMP...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 02, 2014

It takes a lot to keep a big fleet running, even more so under enemy fire and on two continents. But ...

Heavy equipment technicians should avoid “mechanical logic” when diagnosing electrical problems

Heavy equipment technicians should avoid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2014

Even the best mechanics and technicians tend to get brain freeze when faced with an electrical problem. Fleet managers and ...

AEMP-AEM collaborate on telematics; new data points will revolutionize mixed-fleet equipment management

AEMP-AEM collaborate on telematics; new data points...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 24, 2014

A historic collaboration between the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announced today will bring ...

Learn best practices for equipment management and maintenance in these ConExpo-Con/Agg seminars

Learn best practices for equipment management and...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 13, 2014

This year’s ConExpo-Con/Agg show provides a range of opportunities for you – and your employees – to perfect their equipment ...

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