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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 Cotula, ...
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 North ...
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 Management ...
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 any ...
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EZ Oil Drain Valves are a great way to simplify oil changes and sampling. Now the company has come up ...
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 introduced ...
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 skater ...
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 ...
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 problem ...
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 a ...
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: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G Series power boost
Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal with Wacker Neuson
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
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Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal ...
by Wayne Grayson
REVIEW: Cat S60’s design, speed, built-in FLIR thermal camera combine for ...
by Wayne Grayson
With new emissions regs, can heavy truck makers go all-in on ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Off-roading in Nissan’s sonar-equipped 2017 Titan Pro-4X Crew Cab ...
by Tom Quimby
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John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G ...
by Wayne Grayson