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REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and app match up to a $3,000 OBD-II scan tool?

REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2015

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a $3,000 scan tool for $100? Sounds a bit far-fetched. Is the Lemur BlueDriver more gimmick than genuine? ...

Service Truck Trends: How to spec your next truck for maximum productivity

Service Truck Trends: How to spec your next truck for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 02, 2015

With the recession a distant memory, contactors are buying new equipment again and one of the categories of equipment to ...

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data helps make their companies more competitive, explain how to adopt the technology

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 10, 2014

There will come a time in every construction company's life, when a trigger event will make the deployment of telematics ...

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 18, 2014

Last week I attended the Association of Equipment Management Professionals annual retreat and strategy session.  As chairman of the AEMP's ...

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 ...

Any telescoping service truck crane with lifting capacity within 2,000 to 14,000 pounds falls within the rules of the OSHA 1926 Subpart CC.

You may already be in violation of OSHA’s new...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 21, 2013

Editors note: Last week OSHA proposed to delay service truck crane operator certification from November 1014 to November 2017. We ...

Lack of skilled construction workers and technicians could choke off economic recovery

Lack of skilled construction workers and technicians...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 07, 2013

Goldman Sachs today released a report naming the 40 stocks it thinks will boom in the coming months. Not surprising, ...

On Record

On Record

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

From the front row   Don’t let the daily grind rob you of the many opportunities to learn something new   By Marcia Gruver ...

Applications & Innovations

Applications & Innovations

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2012

Will your trucks be ready?   For fleet managers, it’s time to prep for winter. While everyone else is having summer fun and ...

Applications & Innovations

Applications & Innovations

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2012

Will your trucks be ready?   For fleet managers, it’s time to prep for winter. While everyone else is having summer fun and ...

Off-Road Telematics: Why the Disconnect?

Off-Road Telematics: Why the Disconnect?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 03, 2012

Research indicates that only 10 to 15 percent of heavy equipment contractors use telematics to help monitor and manage their ...

Reporter

Reporter

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 01, 2012

Equipment-centric disaster relief   Tad Agoglia and his crew arrived to what was left of Haiti within a week after the 2010 ...

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