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Petro-Canada announces new Duron Lube oils for emissions-compliant engines
Starting December 1, most major oil companies will be switching to a new and more robust heavy duty diesel lube ...
How to use the P-F Curve to improve equipment maintenance and management
If you’re finally at the point where you realize poor maintenance practices cost you money (and good maintenance is well ...
5 Ways To Screw Up An Extended Oil Drain Interval
1. IGNORE YOUR SERVICE TECHS There are a lot of numbers and reports to watch when setting up an extended oil drain ...
From refinery, to delivery trucks, to your storage tank, chances for diesel fuel contamination are ever present
Most of us know that clean fuel is necessary for the high-pressure common rail fuel injectors (HPCR) used in today’s ...
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Myths and facts about diesel particulate filters.
There are many opinions and misconceptions out there about using diesel particulate filters (DPF or exhaust filter) for controlling engine…
Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.
Extended life coolants (ELCs) started gaining traction in the heavy-duty trucking and construction equipment industry about a decade ago. These ...
Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA diesel fuel economy rules will significantly impact your future
Earlier in June, Shell Lubricants went into great detail telling journalists about how the soon-to-come, low-viscosity diesel lube oil category ...
Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?
Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...
New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to know
There’s a new heavy-duty diesel oil standard in the works. It will not be available until late next year or ...
Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants
In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...
9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF
"Why does it have to be this way? Why are we having to do one more thing?” Those are typically the ...
How to save money and protect equipment by creating an anti-idling policy at your construction company
In construction bids, nobody likes to leave money on the table. Yet the biggest controllable expense—fuel cost—is rarely scrutinized for ...
Heavy equipment technicians should avoid “mechanical logic” when diagnosing electrical problems
Even the best mechanics and technicians tend to get brain freeze when faced with an electrical problem. Fleet managers and ...
VIDEO: Massive earthmover tire explosion shows why you should cage 'em before you inflate 'em
Cummins hit with $60M lawsuit by FCA over defective emissions system in Ram pickups
VIDEO: Crews demo century-old Virginia St. Bridge, construct and move new one into place (Time-lapse)
U.S. highways are shifting to alternative interchange designs
Ford suspends production of F-150, other models amid sales drop
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
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Hoping to impress ‘low-spec’ skeptics, LiuGong steps up its game with ...
by Tom Jackson
How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
by Wayne Grayson
Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
by Wayne Grayson
Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
by Tom Jackson