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The Association of Equipment Management Professionals is now accepting nominations for its Technician of the Year Award. The award will be ...

4 rules for calculating Backhoe Owning & Operating costs

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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

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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

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Backhoe Owning Costs: Figure in the residual

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 16, 2013

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

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2013

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Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Based on a Case 430/440 model, 1700 to 2200 pound operating load, 2007 model, 4 year ownership/depreciation, 750 hours of ...

3 rules for calculating and managing skid steer Owning & Operating costs

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

People who work with big equipment have a saying: "You can be going broke in this business and not know ...

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Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

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