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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 ...

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 ...

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Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

One-man machines: The operator should be the only person on a wheel loader

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