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74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2013

In my first post covering equipment cost-cutting tips 1-10, I addressed several equipment cost cutting basics, including the impact of ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 31, 2013

One thing I learned long ago was the bottom-line impact of reducing costs.  I don’t mean cutting costs—I mean reducing ...

Want your construction business to be more successful? Diversify your personnel.

Want your construction business to be more successful?...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 28, 2013

In interviewing contractors across the country for our Contractor of the Year program, Equipment World editors get a pretty good ...

Time management, new strategies key to success in post-recession construction industry

Time management, new strategies key to success in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 28, 2013

Lately we've been hearing the recession is finally over. Whether you agree or not, some negative lingering effects have already ...

How to choose the safest steel-toe boots for the job

How to choose the safest steel-toe boots for the job

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 13, 2013

Safety toe work boots are of the utmost importance for those of you working with heavy equipment, chemicals, are doing ...

Answer these 10 questions before you rent a compact excavator

Answer these 10 questions before you rent a compact...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2013

1. What are your job specifics?  Putting in an irrigation system will require a different machine than installing concrete pipe. You ...

9 rules for snowplowing

9 rules for snowplowing

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 31, 2013

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in GroundBreaker magazine, distributed by Caterpillar dealers. It has been republished with permission. Many contractors ...

Five rules for a stress-free holiday season

Five rules for a stress-free holiday season

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 21, 2012

As a child, I thought Christmas was magical. It combines everything kids love: no school, wonderful activities, lots of presents, ...

Top 10 truck and trailer theft prevention tips for the holidays

Top 10 truck and trailer theft prevention tips for the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 21, 2012

The four days we celebrate as Thanksgiving are also celebrated by thieves who know that this will likely be the ...

How to avoid using low-quality diesel fuel

How to avoid using low-quality diesel fuel

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 08, 2012

  To kick off a webinar hosted Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Management Professionals, Ken Hill said he has heard ...

Tips for properly removing equipment from winter...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 14, 2012

In Takeuchi's quarterly newsletter for this Summer, the company's National Warranty Manager Gary Bryan offers some helpful steps to take ...

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