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  • Liebherr Introduces Two New Dozers
    Liebherr Introduces Two New Dozers
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    Generation 6 just got bigger. Liebherr has added the PR 746 and PR 756 to its line of dozers, bringing the total to six in their line of crawler tractors. The two new models, one in the 30-ton class and one in the 40-ton class, feature several new improvements designed to give you greater productivity,

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  • Kobelco Construction Opens the Doors on New US Headquarters
    Kobelco Construction Opens the Doors on New US Headquarters
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    After announcing just last January that they would build a new facility in the United States, Kobelco has completed construction on their new North American headquarters and moved in. Located in Katy, TX – near Houston – the headquarters marks Kobelco’s renewed emphasis on North America markets with a substantial physical presence in this region.
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  • Freightliner’s Severe Duty Trucks Now with Natural Gas Options
    Freightliner’s Severe Duty Trucks Now with Natural Gas Options
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    Since 2008, when Freightliner began to offer natural gas-powered trucks and tractors, the company has sold more than 3500 of them. They continue to expand their portfolio of natural gas vehicles. As of 2015, you’ll be able to spec a Freightliner 114SD severe-duty truck with a factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty engine that runs

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  • Consumers Want Savings from Better Fuel Efficiency in Large Trucks
    Consumers Want Savings from Better Fuel Efficiency in Large Trucks
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    Fuel efficiency in large trucks isn’t something that concerns only truck manufacturers and owners. Consumers also pay for fuel indirectly, through higher prices for goods. No wonder three-quarters of Americans say they want manufacturers to find ways to increase fuel efficiency in large trucks.
    The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is quick to note, however, that

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  • Felling Trailers Celebrates its 40th Anniversary
    Felling Trailers Celebrates its 40th Anniversary
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    You could say it was destiny. Merle Felling demonstrated his knack for trailer design at the tender age of 10, when he built his first trailer out of metal from a hay loader, adding wheels from a horse mower. He used the trailer on the family farm to haul rocks and hay bales to the

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  • The Eight Elements of Preventive Maintenance for your Construction Equipment
    The Eight Elements of Preventive Maintenance for your Construction Equipment
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    Construction equipment owners and operators sometimes think of preventive maintenance in terms of “lube, oil and filters.” But if you expect to get the longest, most productive life from a piece of equipment, it’s important to think holistically about total cost of ownership. That starts the day you buy the machine and lasts until you

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  • Cut Back on Fuel Costs by Finding The Best RPM for Your Engine
    Cut Back on Fuel Costs by Finding The Best RPM for Your Engine
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    When it comes to reducing fuel costs, there’s nothing sweeter than your engine’s sweet spot. Watching your tachometer more closely can help you drive in that sweet spot — the RPM where your engine runs most efficiently.
    You cannot overstate the importance of improving fuel economy because fuel is your highest variable expense. Fuel costs

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  • 10 Handy Equipment Attachments for skid steer owners, Part 2
    10 Handy Equipment Attachments for skid steer owners, Part 2
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    In our last blog post, we talked about five handy attachments you can use to turn your skid steer into a versatile tool to handle a wide range of jobsite needs. Today, we’ll talk about five more equipment attachments from the Paladin line that can make your projects more productive and your bottom line more

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  • 10 Handy Equipment Attachments for skid steer owners, Part 1
    10 Handy Equipment Attachments for skid steer owners, Part 1
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    One of the many advantages of skid steers is the versatility that comes from simply changing the attachments you use. You can accomplish an outstanding range of jobs with a single machine and a good selection of equipment attachments. In this two-part blog series, we’ll look at ten of the most popular and useful attachments

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