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A Tweel for skid-steers: Michelin introduces its air-less tire to the construction industry (VIDEO)
A tire that doesn't go flat? Sounds like something that could save construction professionals both time and money.Since 1995, engineers ...
Rent, buy or lease? The crucial answer to your next equipment purchase
Ready for a new dozer, excavator, forklift or other piece of heavy equipment? Construction activity has started to pick up but ...
Does it pay for contractors to run a truck or fleet on natural gas?
Remember when diesel was $2 a gallon and you could drive your big trucks without gasping at the cost of a ...
Technician shortage, telematics, fleet value highlighted in key notes from AEMP annual meeting
Whenever I go to a big conference and hit it hard from sunup to late in the evening, I take ...
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Mack to Expand Fleet Management Services with WheresMyConcrete
GREENSBORO, NC (Sept. 19, 2015) – Mack Trucks today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with…
AEMP names top fleets and technicians of 2013
Who are the top technicians and who had the best run fleets in the country this year? The Association of Equipment ...
NPL Construction: How one of the top private construction companies manages its equipment fleet
Licensed in 37 states, energy distribution contractor NPL Construction says it takes a strategic sourcing approach to the equipment suppliers ...
Can switching to a propane-powered pickup save you money?
Our sister publication Pro Pickup has a pretty interesting article from the folks at Roush CleanTech on how switching from ...
Mercedes-Benz positioning Sprinter commercial vans as “high-profile” fleet support vehicles
What's up with Sprinter? A lot, as it happens. Following the dissolution of the Daimler-Chrysler merger in 2008, Sprinter has flown under the ...
Case launches SiteWatch telematics solution
Case today announced through its website the launch of its first telematics solution SiteWatch. The company says SiteWatch delivers vital ...
Get more from 3- to 4- cubic-yard wheel loaders by avoiding misuse and abuse
Call it what you will – multiple personality disorder, dissociative identity disorder, split personality – wheel loaders in the 3- ...
AEMP announces registration deadlines for Certified Equipment Manager Exams
The Association of Equipment Management Professionals recently announced the dates and registration deadlines for its Certified Equipment Manager Exams. The ...
LoJack and TomTom partner to provide fleet telematics
LoJack announced today that it has formed a partnership with TomTom to offer fleet telematics in the first quarter of ...
The advantages of renting before buying
A very interesting Q & A session with United Rentals president and CEO Michael J. Kneeland was recently posted at ...
Hendrickson launches PLUS, “Parts Look Up System”
Hendrickson has begun offering PLUS, the “Parts Look Up System,” which is designed to provide fleets, repair centers and distributors ...
On-highway diesel prices fall, remain above $4
For the week that ended Dec. 3, the national average retail price of on-highway diesel fell 0.7 cents to $4.027 ...
Yearly construction fuel consumption up 5.2 percent
WEX and IHS have released the results of the WEX Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI), which indicated a 5.2-percent increase ...
Top 10 truck and trailer theft prevention tips for the holidays
The four days we celebrate as Thanksgiving are also celebrated by thieves who know that this will likely be the ...
Cargo containers make for cheap, sturdy offices and storage
If you're looking for a fast, easy, portable, cost-effective, stackable, multi-purpose jobsite trailer/equipment storage solution...try a surplus cargo container. They're kind ...
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The 5 Best Smartphones for Construction [2017 Edition]
Ford smashes Chevy’s world record as F-450 flies with largest American flag tow ever
With new Colorado ZR2, Chevy gets very real about off-road capability
GM to offer CNG/LNG engine option on Chevy, GMC HD trucks and vans next year
Chevy unveils Carhartt Silverado 2500HD, a sharp work truck literally covered in duck brown fabric
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Komatsu unveils HD465-8, HD605-8 off-highway trucks with more power, redesigned cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
How to get the most out of all the latest excavator ...
by Staff Report
Kobelco upgrades SK140SRLC-5 short rear swing excavator with new cab, 20% ...
by Wayne Grayson
Tribes: Why construction should strive to build tight-knit communities
by Tom Jackson
Ram unveils 2017 Rebel Mojave Sand, Ignition Orange Sport limited editions ...
by Wayne Grayson
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