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John Deere expands Construction & Forestry Technician training program to eighth community college

John Deere expands Construction & Forestry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 13, 2013

John Deere has expanded its Construction & Forestry Technicians program to an eighth community college. The latest school to include ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

Last week, we hit the halfway point in this series of 74 tips for reducing your equipment costs. Here is ...

How to turn equipment telematics data into actionable information using complementary software

How to turn equipment telematics data into actionable...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 27, 2013

Technology continues to evolve and the latest innovations are changing the way construction and equipment managers work. Job sites are ...

Energy, fuel and the federal regulatory tsunami dominate the conversation at the 2013 Construction Symposium

Energy, fuel and the federal regulatory tsunami...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

Contractors and heavy equipment fleet managers got an earful of what challenges await them in the construction industry and what ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (31-45)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (31-45)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 23, 2013

With this post, we’re now more than halfway through my 74 ways to reduce equipment costs. Here are tips No. ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (21-30)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (21-30)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 16, 2013

In my last post covering equipment cost cutting tips 11-20, I looked at eliminating buddy jobs, cutting down emergency work ...

GEAR: Trimble’s TirePulse Monitoring System gives real-time pressure, temperature alerts

GEAR: Trimble’s TirePulse Monitoring System gives...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 07, 2013

Reduce your fleet’s maintenance costs with Trimble’s TirePulse Monitoring System, which provides real-time pressure and high-temperature alerts via Trimble’s VisionLink. Part ...

NYC concrete contractor Ferrara Bros. moves to mixer fleet powered by natural gas

NYC concrete contractor Ferrara Bros. moves to mixer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 06, 2013

Ferrara Bros., a construction company from Flushing, New York has taken delivery of 15 concrete mixers equipped to run on ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2013

In my first post covering equipment cost-cutting tips 1-10, I addressed several equipment cost cutting basics, including the impact of ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 31, 2013

One thing I learned long ago was the bottom-line impact of reducing costs.  I don’t mean cutting costs—I mean reducing ...

Why most contractors don’t use telematics and how AEMP and AEM are trying to change that

Why most contractors don’t use telematics and how...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 25, 2013

One of the biggest and most confounding challenges in the heavy equipment industry is how to get more construction companies ...

ARA forecasts U.S. equipment rental to generate $33.6 billion this year

ARA forecasts U.S. equipment rental to generate $33.6...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2013

The American Rental Association expects the U.S. equipment rental industry to generate $33.6 billion in revenue this year, an increase ...

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