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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 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 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 ...

The 4 hottest ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 education seminars

The 4 hottest ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 education seminars

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 13, 2013

Pre-registrations are coming in strong ConExpo-Con/Agg education sessions according to to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. The four sessions are ...

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 ...

Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs

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

3 rules for calculating and managing skid steer Owning...

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 ...

Rule 2: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 2: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Managing operating costs Your operator is always going to be your biggest expense. With that in mind, here are a few ...

Rule 3: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 3: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Money never sleeps. If it isn't making you money, it's costing you money. If you buy stock in a company ...

Afghan National Army soldiers from the 215th Corps' Engineer Kandak clean their motor graders during the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Course at the engineer lot on Camp Shorabak, Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Nov. 2. More than 40 soldiers are learning to become certified mechanics through the six-month course designed to certify soldiers as mechanics.

Equipment Boot Camp: How one group of Marines is making...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 11, 2013

An Afghan National Army 215th Corps Engineer Kandak, or battalion, convoy was making its way back to Camp Shorabak from ...

At GIE 2013, Tom Jackson to host session on the secrets of equipment owning and operating costs

At GIE 2013, Tom Jackson to host session on the secrets...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 21, 2013

If you happen to be going to the GIE+Expo next week in Louisville, Kentucky, stop by at the show's new ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (56-74)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (56-74)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 19, 2013

Below are my final tips for squeezing those extra dollars out of your equipment operation. You can check out the ...

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