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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
Video: A Surprisingly Low-Cost Estimating Tool for Small Contractors
In this episode of The Dirt, host Bryan Furnace demonstrates software that has been a game changer for bidding projects.
January 14, 2022
The Labor Shortage: How Did We Get Here and What's Being Done to Fix It?
The labor shortage is hindering the growth of construction firms, a problem that may only deepen with $1 trillion in infrastructure spending coming.
January 7, 2022
Video: How Will the Construction Industry Fare in 2022? | The Dirt #52
Ken Simonson, chief economist for Associated General Contractors, looks into his crystal ball to forecast how the infrastructure bill, labor shortages, the supply chain and more will impact the industry.
December 31, 2021
Video: How to Maintain Your Transmission | The Dirt #51
What starts as a small transmission issue could lead to catastrophic failure if left unaddressed. In this episode of The Dirt, we speak with Chevron's Penney Do, who shares how to get the maximum life out of this complex, expensive component.
December 24, 2021
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An Operator’s Observations: Top 5 Video Episodes of The Dirt for 2021
2021 marked a new year for “The Dirt” and a new host, equipment operator Bryan Furnace.
December 30, 2021
Video: How to Reduce Construction’s High Rate of Suicide | The Dirt #50
The suicide rate in the construction industry is more than four times higher than for the general population. Yet it’s a topic that is rarely discussed.
December 17, 2021
Video: iDig Offers Low-Cost Grade Guidance for Excavators | The Dirt #49
In the episode of The Dirt, we take a closer look at a 2D excavator guidance system that can benefit contractors without breaking the budget.
December 10, 2021
Video: Should You Lease or Purchase Your Equipment? | The Dirt #48
In this episode of The Dirt, we get the answer from a Cat financial expert – and learn the biggest mistake contractors make when leasing.
December 3, 2021
Video: Are Your Phone Habits Ruining Your Reputation? | The Dirt #47
Busy is not an excuse for a full voicemail box or not calling clients back. In this episode of The Dirt, we offer solutions for managing the constant influx of business communications.
November 26, 2021
Video: Don’t Drop the Ball on Cross-Training Employees | The Dirt #46
New workers are often thrown into the mix and expected to absorb what other workers are doing. In this episode of The Dirt, we suggest a better way.
November 19, 2021
Video: Using Trimble Construction One to Manage Your Projects from Top to Bottom | The Dirt #45
In this episode of The Dirt, we talk about Trimble Construction One, a full suite of software for managing a construction project in real-time from beginning to end.
November 12, 2021
Video: Are You Playing ‘Musical Cabs’ With Your Operators? | The Dirt #44
In this episode, we discuss the harm that can come from frequently moving operators around to different equipment.
November 5, 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
Video: How Does the Infrastructure Bill Affect Contractors? | The Dirt #42
In this episode of The Dirt, we give you all the important details of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill and how you could benefit.
October 22, 2021
Video: Do Big Profits Have You Overlooking Your Biggest Threat? | The Dirt #41
Change or get left behind. In this episode of The Dirt, Buildwitt's Aaron Witt explains what it's going to take to combat the dirt world's people problem.
October 15, 2021
Video: “No Call, No Show” Employees: Is This the New Normal? | The Dirt #40
In the episode of The Dirt, we tackle the growing problem of workers not showing up on the job and not calling to let employers know when – or if – they’ll return. Watch on Equipment World.
October 8, 2021
Video: How to Buy Used Equipment in a Heated Market | The Dirt #39
A Ritchie Bros. expert outlines what contractors need to watch out for with today's supply shortages and rising prices.
October 1, 2021
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Safety & Compliance
OSHA Withdraws Vaccine-or-Test Mandate for Businesses
The withdrawal follows the U.S. Supreme Court issuing a stay January 13 to block the standard from taking effect.
Doosan’s Next-Generation Excavators Hitting the Market This Year
Compact Utility Loaders
Packing Power in a Small Frame: Toro Launches the Dingo TX 700 Mini Skid Steer
Office Manager Accused of Stealing $2.2M from N.J. Construction Firm
Chevy Takes Aim at Competitors with Electric 2024 Silverado
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.
Essential Preventive Maintenance Tips for Farm Equipment
You know the feeling: You’ve got planting or harvesting to do, and one of your machines has decided this is the day it wants a break. Download to read more!