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Chicago inspector general says preventative pothole work would save city millions each year

Chicago inspector general says preventative pothole...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 30, 2015

According to the city's inspector general, Chicago isn't doing enough to prevent potholes, and it's costing the city money. The Chicago ...

Idaho selects road and bridge projects to be funded by General Fund surplus

Idaho selects road and bridge projects to be funded by...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 28, 2015

Idaho is taking some of the extra money it had at year's end and is putting it toward roads and bridges. And ...

Worker crushed, killed while servicing bulldozer in Florida

Worker crushed, killed while servicing bulldozer in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2015

A worker for a Florida construction company was killed late last month while performing maintenance on a bulldozer. According to a report ...

How to set up and maintain on-site fuel tanks

How to set up and maintain on-site fuel tanks

Posted by Staff Report on Oct 06, 2015

Storing your own diesel fuel on site offers many advantages for a heavy-equipment fleet. You get a price break for ...

From refinery, to delivery trucks, to your storage tank, chances for diesel fuel contamination are ever present

From refinery, to delivery trucks, to your storage...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 14, 2015

Most of us know that clean fuel is necessary for the high-pressure common rail fuel injectors (HPCR) used in today’s ...

Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering DEF tank

Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 04, 2015

Avoid introducing contaminants into your equipment's DEF tanks with the disposable DEFBooty, which helps keeps systems clean on Tier 4 ...

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2015

While NASA may have sent a probe all the way to Pluto, there’s another engineering miracle sitting right here on ...

Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer versatile fuel and DEF delivery

Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 14, 2015

Designed for fuel and DEF delivery and field service, Thunder Creek Equipment offers three FST Series trailer models, available in ...

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 02, 2015

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

Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2015

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?

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 05, 2015

Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...

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 Bruce Smith 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? ...

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