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EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF retrofits, engine replacements until Jan. 15

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a rebate program that will help construction equipment owners with the cost of reducing ...

Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Based on a Case 430/440 model, 1700 to 2200 pound operating load, 2007 model, 4 year ownership/depreciation, 750 hours of ...

3 rules for calculating and managing skid steer Owning & Operating costs

3 rules for calculating and managing skid steer Owning...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

People who work with big equipment have a saying: "You can be going broke in this business and not know ...

Rule 2: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 2: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Managing operating costs Your operator is always going to be your biggest expense. With that in mind, here are a few ...

Rule 3: Skid steer O&O costs

Rule 3: Skid steer O&O costs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2013

Money never sleeps. If it isn't making you money, it's costing you money. If you buy stock in a company ...

How to switch to extended life coolants in your equipment and trucks

How to switch to extended life coolants in your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 01, 2013

When it comes to extended life coolants (ELCs), the news is all good. They’re more expensive than conventional coolants, but last ...

VIDEO: Watch a 10-week Cat D11R powertrain rebuild in just a few minutes in this time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch a 10-week Cat D11R powertrain rebuild in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2013

The folks at Arkansas-based Riggs Caterpillar put together an awesome video that chronicles the complete 10-week rebuild of a D11R ...

How to maintenance Cummins-Westport natural gas engines

How to maintenance Cummins-Westport natural gas engines

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2013

Natural gas fuel is making big inroads in the transportation and construction industries for a simple reason. It’s $1.50 to ...

John Deere expands Construction & Forestry Technician training program to eighth community college

John Deere expands Construction & Forestry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 13, 2013

John Deere has expanded its Construction & Forestry Technicians program to an eighth community college. The latest school to include ...

Everything you need to know about maintenance for propane powered pickup trucks

Everything you need to know about maintenance for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2013

An increasing number of contractors and fleet managers are looking into the feasibility of running pickup trucks powered by liquid ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

Last week, we hit the halfway point in this series of 74 tips for reducing your equipment costs. Here is ...

Ford details maintenance for CNG/LPG F-150, says truck can be specced for either fuel, plus gasoline, but not both

Ford details maintenance for CNG/LPG F-150, says truck...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2013

Earlier this week we posted a news story about Ford's debut of the first factory spec half-ton pickup capable of ...

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