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A Desert Storm vet and 2017 AEMP Tech of the Year, Lee Manzanares’ skill is battle-tested
Lee Manzanares, the lead mechanic for RMCI General Contractor in Albuquerque, New Mexico, started on his career path at ...
This diesel tech finds intuition, experience and a bit of Googling helpful in move to management
Richard Waitz got his first taste of equipment repair tinkering with tractors and four-wheelers at his grandfather’s ranch in ...
Master Status: JCB launches a technician training program and national championship rolled into one
Calling service technicians the "unsung heroes" of its dealership network, UK-based equipment manufacturer JCB has launched a new program in ...
THE CHOICE: Young heavy equipment technician follows love of machines instead of finance degree, earns AEMP’s top honor
You don’t find many young guys with college degrees working as heavy equipment technicians. But the Association of Equipment ...
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Connected Keypad Adds Security to Job Sites
Ask anyone in the construction business how confident they feel leaving their equipment on job sites, and you’ll probably get…
Detect hydraulic leaks and prevent hydraulic fluid injuries with the SafetyBlu SB-450
High-pressure lines are one of the most dangerous components in any shop. Crack open the wrong hydraulic fitting (and that's ...
Stainless steel EZ Oil Drain valves prevent contamination
EZ Oil Drain Valves are a great way to simplify oil changes and sampling. Now the company has come ...
Shell debuts Rotella ELC-NF, a nitrite-free, multi-vehicle coolant
Modern diesel engines run hotter, no getting around it. To help these emissions-compliant engines keep cool, Shell Lubricants has ...
REVIEW: Keen Destin a steel-toed work shoe with skater traction and styling that’s perfect for mechanics
My shoes have taken a beating since I moved into the shop full time. I've pretty much always worn ...
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 ...
How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies
The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The ...
How one construction firm is using drag racing to recruit new talent (VIDEO)
If you want to catch a fish you need bait. And if you want to catch the attention of ...
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 ...
Ford details 2018 F-150 engines: More power, better MPGs, short delay for diesel option
VIDEO: Excavator takes direct hit from land mine
Cat excavator makes cameo in “Transformers: The Last Knight” (VIDEO)
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
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Komatsu unveils HD325-8, HD405-8 off-highway trucks with more power, new cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
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