Working in construction is a dangerous job. In the past ten years, there have been 35 fatal occupational injuries at road construction sites throughout the state of New York. Last year alone there were seven. Everyone agrees that’s far too many, one reason NYS and the Federal Department of Transportation have designated one week inRead more
You expect top-of-the-line when you buy a Western Star truck. Now Western Star has combined their traditional best with the very latest innovative technologies and design advancements, in the all-new 5700 XE. It’s everything you would expect from Western Star, and a whole lot more. You might call it an “extreme efficiency truck.”Read more
Tracey Road Open House 2014 Schedule!Read more
We have an awesome day planned for you all on October 9th! Click the image to the left to view the full day’s schedule, and plan how you’re going to make the most of the day!
9:00 – 12:00 Equipment Rodeo:
Test your skills for a chance to win
When Terex says their new skid steers and compact track loaders are “new and improved,” they aren’t kidding. They’ve integrated more than 100 upgrades in their Generation 2 product line. For a manufacturer known for quality and innovation, that’s particularly impressive. What does it mean for you?Read more
Choice, for one thing. Terex Generation 2 skid steers
Is a tracked excavator your obvious choice, or should you consider purchasing a wheeled excavator? We’ve compiled this excavator buyer’s guide to help you compare tracked vs. wheeled excavators and determine which model represents a better investment for you. Warning: you may be surprised.Read more
Wheeled excavators are used much more extensively in Europe than in
As of January 1, 2015, employers will have to comply with new regulations set forth by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The updated OSHA regulations relate to severe work-related injuries and deaths, altering who must report as well as what must be reported.Read more
Under the previous OSHA regulations, certain employers
What happens when you think holistically about making heavy duty trucks more efficient? You get the new Detroit Diesel integrated powertrain. Instead of three disparate components mechanically fitted together, the new powertrain incorporates the Detroit DD15 engine, Detroit DT12 transmission and Detroit axles, all in one package that uses sensors and electronic controls to operateRead more
What’s the latest innovation in dump truck bodies? Tub design. Meet the new DuraClass HPT-B1 and HPT-B2 tub body trucks.
This new line has been engineered specifically to meet all heavy duty dump body requirements. It’s stylish, tough and dependable – the traits that have established DuraClass as the go-to choice for contractors and municipalities.
If you missed ConExpo back in March, you missed seeing Hyundai’s latest excavator prototype, the R220LC Hi-POSS. Hi-POSS stands for Hyundai Intelligent Power Optimal Sharing and Energy Saving. It’s definitely a new generation of excavator – exciting, but not yet available on the market.Read more
Field tests are currently underway in Korea, however, and Hyundai reports
New technologies are dramatically changing the way heavy duty trucks are engineered. They’re more efficient, more comfortable and far more convenient to drive. In many ways, they’re easier and less costly to maintain. But driving and maintenance require a new set of skills that correspond to all that new technology. If your truck is equippedRead more