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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
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
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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: 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
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
The Chip Shortage: How Did We Get Here? | The Dirt #37
In this episode of The Dirt, we delve into the microchip shortage, which has been contributing to lower inventories for some equipment manufacturers.
September 17, 2021
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Liebherr Completely Redesigns TA 230 Articulated Dump Truck
The 27-ton ADT was redeveloped from scratch and includes advanced technology and features to improve operator visibility and reduce noise.
Hitachi’s First 3 Excavators Since Deere Split Unveiled for U.S.
Built Robotics Turns Excavators into Robotic Trenchers – What’s Next? (Video)
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CNH and Union Return to Bargaining Table Over Strike
“Green & Mean”: Avant Delivers Most Power for Size to New Compact Loaders
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.