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Survey finds heavy equipment fleet managers want better training, easier access to their data and help justifying ROI

Survey finds heavy equipment fleet managers want better...

Posted by Tom Jackson on December 01, 2013

  Telematics technology is found on almost every truck in every big trucking fleet in the country today. Trucking companies can’t ...

Mastering the unique challenge of spec’ing a compact excavator

Mastering the unique challenge of spec’ing a...

Posted by Staff Report on December 01, 2013

The first step in spec’ing compact excavators in the 2- to 3-metric-ton range is to define what they are and what ...

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 November 21, 2013

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

Afghan National Army soldiers from the 215th Corps' Engineer Kandak clean their motor graders during the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Course at the engineer lot on Camp Shorabak, Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Nov. 2. More than 40 soldiers are learning to become certified mechanics through the six-month course designed to certify soldiers as mechanics.

Equipment Boot Camp: How one group of Marines is making...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on November 11, 2013

An Afghan National Army 215th Corps Engineer Kandak, or battalion, convoy was making its way back to Camp Shorabak from ...

ConExpo-ConAgg 2014 kicks off March 4 with full lineup of equipment education sessions

ConExpo-ConAgg 2014 kicks off March 4 with full lineup...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on October 28, 2013

With 2,400 exhibitors and more than 2.3 million square feet of exhibits, next year’s ConExpo-Con/Agg will live up to its ...

At GIE 2013, Tom Jackson to host session on the secrets of equipment owning and operating costs

At GIE 2013, Tom Jackson to host session on the secrets...

Posted by Tom Jackson on October 21, 2013

If you happen to be going to the GIE+Expo next week in Louisville, Kentucky, stop by at the show's new ...

Equipment manager Christopher Finch certified by AEMP

Equipment manager Christopher Finch certified by AEMP

Posted by Brittany Johnson on August 30, 2013

Christopher Finch of Henkels and McCoy is now a certified equipment manager with the Association of Equipment Management Professionals, an ...

Construction companies must mind CSA regs, even with their ‘casual truckers’

Construction companies must mind CSA regs, even with...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on August 22, 2013

When the federal Compliance, Safety, Accountability program started in December, 2010, enforcement concentrated on the large trucking carriers. But now ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on July 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 ...

Learn how to get the most out of your equipment appraisal at The Construction Symposium

Learn how to get the most out of your equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on July 24, 2013

Equipment appraisals are an extremely important element to the business of construction. And we've written at length on the topic ...

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Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

One-man machines: The operator should be the only person on a wheel loader

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