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Repower Machines at a Lower Cost with Cat's Expanded Replacement Engine Program
With new and used equipment in short supply, using remanufactured components may be a good alternative to a complete machine replacement.
May 16, 2022
Video: Senzit Tracks Air Filter Life at Lower Cost Than Telematics
In this episode of The Dirt, we look at a product that tells you in real time how much longer your equipment's air filter will last.
April 8, 2022
Turn Your Van into a Service Vehicle with Stellar Upfit Kit
Add an air supply, service system and storage for tools and parts to transit vans for working on light equipment.
March 25, 2022
Video: Looking for Ways to Save on Fuel? Check Your Equipment’s Oil
In this episode of The Dirt, we discuss how switching to lighter, thinner oil can raise fuel economy.
March 25, 2022
John Deere Expands Service Plan to Fluids and Parts
The plan allows the flexibility for customers' technicians to do the maintenance work.
March 17, 2022
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How to Take Care of Your Construction Equipment's Undercarriage
Check out this important advice that could impact the life and costs of your machines.
March 14, 2022
Video: How to Increase Oil-Drain Intervals Without Wrecking Your Equipment
In this video episode of The Dirt, a Chevron expert explains how to responsibly double the hours between oil changes to save on maintenance costs.
February 25, 2022
Video: How to Maintain Construction Equipment in Cold Weather | The Dirt #56
In this episode of The Dirt, we look at how to choose the right engine and hydraulic oils for the dead of winter.
January 28, 2022
Video: Warning! Don’t Mess Around With DEF | The Dirt #55
In this video episode of The Dirt, we give a brief, easy-to-understand overview of DEF and how it should be handled – as well as things you should never, ever do.
January 21, 2022
How to Protect your Tools and Equipment Against Winter’s Worst
Cold weather can wreak havoc on your tools and equipment. Follow this checklist to winterize your assets and prevent costly damage.
December 29, 2021
Video: Is Dirty Oil Ruining Your Equipment? | The Dirt #43
In this episode of The Dirt, Rebecca Zwetzig, ISOClean Program manager for Chevron, tells how to keep your machines in top running condition with clean fluids.
October 29, 2021
How to Repaint Construction Equipment
Are you overlooking this critical preventive-maintenance step to boost trade-in value?
September 27, 2021
Video: How to Pick the Right Lubricants Based on Conditions | The Dirt #38
In this episode of The Dirt, Chevron's Shawn Whitacre explains how to select the correct lubricants to keep your construction equipment operating smoothly in all conditions.
September 24, 2021
Shell Naturelle Aimed at Easing Environmental Concerns
Biodegradable lubricants are gaining increased interest as more states and municipalities work to reduce the environmental impact of construction activities.
August 4, 2021
JAX Bio-Guard Lubricants Protect Your Equipment and the Environment
These products meet the EPA requirements for biodegradability, toxicity and bioaccumulation.
July 26, 2021
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Online Parts Marketplace Gearflow Attracts Investors, OEM/Dealer Agreement
"The buying experience for equipment parts is in the stone-age: calling around to find a part, faxing, arranging for pickup or shipping, only to get the wrong part in the end," says one investor.
June 29, 2021
Amsoil Takes Aim at Small Engine Oils
The oil provides a thick lubricating film to protect against metal-to-metal contact.
June 8, 2021
Volvo Doubles Oil Change Intervals to 1,000 hours
This OEM doubles its oil drain intervals to 1,000 hours on its wheel loaders, excavators and articulated haulers.
April 9, 2021
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Union Rejects CNH's 'Final Offer' Without a Vote as Strike Continues
Both sides dig in, with union saying the offer is unworthy of its members, and CNH calling for it to be put to a vote.
Merlo P72.10Plus Telehandler Balances Precision and Speed
Liebherr Completely Redesigns TA 230 Articulated Dump Truck
Hitachi’s First 3 Excavators Since Deere Split Unveiled for U.S.
Built Robotics Turns Excavators into Robotic Trenchers – What’s Next? (Video)
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
7 Secrets to Cutting Fleet Costs
The day-to-day expenses of running a fleet can add up quickly. This eBook can help you uncover 7 of those hidden costs and implement best practices to address them. Download your copy now to learn more.