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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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7 Signs Heavy Equipment Operators Need Better Communication
For heavy equipment operators, their office is the cab. That’s where they’re comfortable. That’s where they’re calling the shots. But…
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 ...
Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year ...
by Wayne Grayson
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options ...
by Wayne Grayson
Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
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