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How to winterize your trucks before the cold season takes full effect
Temperatures nationwide are beginning their downward trend and some parts of the country are already seeing snowfall. In extreme temperatures, ...
Why every equipment operator should know how to service their machine
Most people think modern construction equipment is more reliable. Yet in the 1950s the average breakdown rate was about ...
Oil Analysis: Why it’s the best way to tell if your engine is healthy
Lubrication is the life blood of mechanical equipment. And just as our body’s blood can become anemic or experience ...
New T4F engines with 74+ hp demand a thorough maintenance plan
New engines above 74 horsepower come with sophisticated exhaust aftertreatment technology that demands preparation and protocols. The day you take ...
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Wireless Headsets Versus 2-Way Radios for DOT Crews
Learn the top 6 ways that DOT equipment operators use wireless headsets to improve road safety and communications.
Shell Rotella’s new T6 multi-vehicle lube oil headlines new range; DEF, oil filters coming to retail
Every year Shell Lubricants rounds up the construction and trucking press to talk about diesel engine lubricants. Last year ...
Keeping Fuel Clean: In modern engine era, extra attention to fuel filtration is wise
By Elliott Stanton Our location in the Eagle Ford oil fields of Texas contains a state-of-the-art fueling station to keep ...
Shift to new diesel engine oils meeting industry expectations
New diesel engine oils categories CK-4 and FA-4 have been on shelves just more than three months and the market ...
Thunder Creek intros the Combo Tank, first transfer system for pickups that can dispense diesel and DEF
Thunder Creek Equipment introduces two portable tanks to help handle diesel exhaust fluid in the field, including the first ...
AEMP names 2017’s top equipment technicians
The Association of Equipment Management Professionals named its top technicians for the year in a ceremony in Las Vegas ...
How to choose a Computerized Maintenance Management System for your equipment fleet
Acquiring the best computerized maintenance management system for your fleet requires a detailed process and a lot of buy-in Managing a ...
DEF Contamination and how to avoid it
When it comes to the new emissions-compliant engines, OEMs are preaching the need to maintain clean fluids. But when ...
As CK-4 and FA-4 licensing begins, engine oil makers discuss improvements with new standards
The American Petroleum Institute’s (API) new diesel engine oil standards – API CK-4 and FA-4 – are now beginning to ...
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Ford unveils 3L Power Stroke diesel, giving 2018 F-150 segment-best towing, torque, fuel economy
Sewer authority coughs up $39K for forgotten rental dozer
Volvo enters rigid hauler market, unveils 4 new trucks with plans to sunset Terex Trucks models
Manitou unveils Gehl/Mustang V420/4200V as “world’s largest, most powerful” skid steers
Sweeping changes overtake heavy-duty truck market
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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Cat ups warranty terms on skid steers, CTLs, multi-terrain loaders and compact excavators
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Contractors expect growth in 2018 – along with worsening labor shortage
by Joy Powell
Is the service truck of the future a van?
by Tom Jackson
Former Kawasaki loaders to drop KCM name for Hitachi branding
by Wayne Grayson
Year in Review: The Biggest Construction Equipment News Stories of 2017
by Equipment World Staff
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