December 26, 2017

11 steps to maximize cone crusher productivity

Cost-effective aggregate production begins with employees who are knowledgeable about the maintenance requirements and operational parameters of the cone crushers they operate. There are certain proven methods and practices industry experts use to ensure a smooth crushing operation. This article pre

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December 26, 2017

Maintenance Tips for Keeping Your Compact Wheel Loader Running Long and Strong

We’ll get into tips and details soon, but let’s start with a general preventive maintenance schedule for compact wheel loaders. These are not all inclusive and are only guidelines, so be sure to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for all maintenance procedures on your specific machines.

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December 26, 2017

Backhoe Maintenance 101

While backhoes are a staple in many large fleets where they are cared for by a full-time fleet manager, they are equally – if not more so – widespread among owner/operators and smaller businesses where the person operating the machine is also the one performing maintenance on it, hauling it, sit

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December 26, 2017

6 Tips to Properly Maintain Your Excavator Undercarriage

The undercarriage of tracked heavy equipment, such as crawler excavators, consists of many moving components that need to be maintained for them to function properly. If the undercarriage is not routinely inspected and maintained, it can easily cost you valuable time, money and potentially decrease

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December 26, 2017

Eight Tips for Managing Excavator Owning and Operating Costs

Here are eight considerations that can help you manage your overall operating costs, sharpen your bids and improve the profitability of your business.

As a business owner, there are always factors that are out of your hands. However, effectively managing the things

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December 22, 2017

Komatsu building AI into construction sites

Construction sites remain one of the more dangerous workplaces due to the presence of heavy machinery, uneven terrain and continuous activity. To help alleviate some of these issues, Komatsu, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of constr

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December 22, 2017

Top 10 world’s construction equipment manufacturers

Here are the world’s top ten construction equipment manufacturers. They build heavy-duty automobiles, specifically designed for implementing construction tasks, most commonly equipment concerning earthwork operations

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December 22, 2017

Ten Tips for Buying a New Excavator

Here is a list of ten important considerations for buying a new excavator.

When it comes to purchasing a new excavator, there are many important items to consider. Understanding the right specs and knowing what to look for will have the greatest impact on the produc

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December 22, 2017

10 Tips for Maintaining Excavators

Compact excavators have evolved dramatically in the past 10 years. Enhanced systems and capabilities have allowed them to become workhorses on jobsites, spending long days trenching, grading, clearing and loading. With increased demands, Tom Connor,  detail

May 22, 2017

Evaluate criteria to decide between conventional & reduced-tail-swing crawler excavators

Most contractors would agree that crawler excavators are a staple product in any construction company’s fleet. These machines regularly handle the heavy digging, lifting and loading in a variety of construction applications. There are two tail-swing types: conventional tail swing and reduced tail

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