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Ford to offer snow plow prep option for 2015 F-150 4x4s

Ford to offer snow plow prep option for 2015 F-150 4x4s

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 11, 2014

Ford is simplifying snow removal with its 2015 F-150. The manufacturer will offer a snow plow prep option for all all ...

VIDEO: Tow plow jacknifes on demand, revolutionizes MoDOT snow removal

VIDEO: Tow plow jacknifes on demand, revolutionizes...

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 07, 2014

Last month, during heavy winter storms, two plows traveled down Highway 61 in Missouri, clearing snow from three lanes of ...

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 07, 2014

The recent winter storms have required several agencies to get creative with their snow and ice removal. Last month, we asked ...

PHOTOS: Ohio DOT’s plow operators share their extreme winter weather stories

PHOTOS: Ohio DOT’s plow operators share their extreme...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 31, 2014

Continuing our extreme winter weather snow and ice stories coverage, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) shared with Better Roads ...

VIDEO: MoDOT battles winter weather with team of two plows

VIDEO: MoDOT battles winter weather with team of two...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 22, 2014

Check out this video the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Southeast District submitted for our series on “Winter Weather War ...

Polar vortex forces transportation changes across U.S.

Polar vortex forces transportation changes across U.S.

Posted by EQW Staff on Jan 06, 2014

The extremely cold temperatures that began over the weekend in most parts of the U.S. is forcing some state departments ...

Winter Fluid Check: How to double check the health of your coolants, lube oils and DEF

Winter Fluid Check: How to double check the health of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 31, 2013

The fluids essential to the operation of heavy diesel equipment are engineered to work in almost any temperature or climate ...

Ohio DOT, municipalities to save big on road salt this winter

Ohio DOT, municipalities to save big on road salt this...

Posted by EQW Staff on Oct 11, 2013

The Ohio Department of Transportation and municipalities across the state can expect to save about $5 million on road salt ...

Using cheese to clear roads

Using cheese to clear roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 20, 2013

Where’s the cheese? It’s on the road! Wisconsin is known for its tasty cheese and its football fans wearing large, foam ...

7 Tips for Successfully Jump-Starting Heavy-Duty Vehicles

7 Tips for Successfully Jump-Starting Heavy-Duty...

Posted by Contributed on Sep 09, 2013

As the mercury drops, it is a good to review some best practices when it comes to jump starting heavy-duty ...

Construction heritage runs deep with Jonathan Lane, JML Trucking & Excavating

Construction heritage runs deep with Jonathan Lane, JML...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

By Mike Anderson     Jonathan Lane Errol, New Hampshire   JML Trucking & Excavating Year started: 2001 Number of employees: 35 Annual volume: $5 to $7 million Markets served: ...

How Wyandot County, Ohio, added salt storage for the entire winter season

How Wyandot County, Ohio, added salt storage for the...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 20, 2012

Location: Wyandot County, Ohio Challenge: Additional space for road salt storage Solution: ClearSpan Hercules Truss Arch Building Size: 72-feet-wide by 60-feet-long Application: Salt storage The ...

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