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Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire management

Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 01, 2013

  There are two truths every contractor or fleet manager should know about tires. 1. Tires are expensive. After fuel and wages, ...

Rent, buy or lease? The crucial answer to your next equipment purchase

Rent, buy or lease? The crucial answer to your next...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 01, 2013

Ready for a new dozer, excavator, forklift or other piece of heavy equipment? Construction activity has started to pick up but ...

Technician shortage, telematics, fleet value highlighted in key notes from AEMP annual meeting

Technician shortage, telematics, fleet value...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2013

Whenever I go to a big conference and hit it hard from sunup to late in the evening, I take ...

The 250,000 John Deere backhoe is the 310SK pictured. It was presented to NPL Construction who primarily buys its equipment from Deere.

NPL Construction: How one of the top private...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 20, 2013

Licensed in 37 states, energy distribution contractor NPL Construction says it takes a strategic sourcing approach to the equipment suppliers ...

Nissan enters compact van market with launch of budget-friendly NV200 at Work Truck Show

Nissan enters compact van market with launch of...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 07, 2013

It's hard to believe that just five years ago, Nissan, a global player in commercial vehicle markets had a net ...

Mercedes-Benz positioning Sprinter commercial vans as “high-profile” fleet support vehicles

Mercedes-Benz positioning Sprinter commercial vans as...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 07, 2013

What's up with Sprinter? A lot, as it happens. Following the dissolution of the Daimler-Chrysler merger in 2008, Sprinter has flown under the ...

Understanding hydraulic fluid

Understanding hydraulic fluid

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

Engine lubricating oils get a lot of attention in heavy equipment maintenance schedules and for good reason. They must be ...

Hydraulic advances make mid-size excavators more versatile than ever

Hydraulic advances make mid-size excavators more...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 27, 2013

  The 21-to-25-metric-ton class excavator is one of the most popular size classes in the United States. While mid-size excavators are ...

Case launches SiteWatch telematics solution

Case launches SiteWatch telematics solution

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Case today announced through its website the launch of its first telematics solution SiteWatch. The company says SiteWatch delivers vital ...

Bobcat S650 skid steer with industrial grapple

Sizing up skid-steer loaders for optimal performance on...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 15, 2013

Whether you’re a long-time skid-steer loader owner/operator, or are in the market to enhance your equipment fleet and offerings, there ...

AEMP announces registration deadlines for Certified Equipment Manager Exams

AEMP announces registration deadlines for Certified...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 31, 2013

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals recently announced the dates and registration deadlines for its Certified Equipment Manager Exams. The ...

The 21 best practices for winter equipment operation

The 21 best practices for winter equipment operation

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 24, 2012

This article originally appeared at Vista-Training.com. It has been republished with permission. In colder climates, winter presents a special set of challenges to ...

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