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  • Why We Love The Backhoe | Construction Equipment Versatility At Its Finest
    Why We Love The Backhoe | Construction Equipment Versatility At Its Finest
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    The world of construction equipment has changed exponentially in recent years. But despite all the newness – and the admitted advantages of new designs — one thing has not changed. We continue to love the backhoe. That’s because when it comes to construction equipment versatility, it’s still hard to beat the backhoe.
    These talented machines

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  • How Modern Drivetrains Effect Your Truck Tires’ Tread And Pressure
    How Modern Drivetrains Effect Your Truck Tires’ Tread And Pressure
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    Sometimes truck owners treat tires as an accessory that happens to come with the truck or that can be fitted to the truck later on, when the original tires wear out. The problem with that is the word “fit.” Just as trucks can vary widely, truck tires can be very different, too. Not every tire

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  • Tips to help you get the most out of your mini excavator
    Tips to help you get the most out of your mini excavator
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    Mini excavators are rapidly growing in popularity with all types of contractors, thanks to their versatility. But while your mini excavator may be small, it works just as hard as its larger cousins. And it houses all the same working parts as a big machine. Experts will tell you that all too often, when a

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  • 10 Things To Think About When Spec’ing A Medium Duty Truck Drive-Axle Ratio
    10 Things To Think About When Spec’ing A Medium Duty Truck Drive-Axle Ratio
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    So you’re in the market for a new medium duty truck. One of the specs you’ll need to consider is the drive-axle ratio. There’s a lot to think about here, especially considering you may have a dozen or so drive-axle ratios to choose from, depending on your truck’s class, make, model and rear-axle capacity.
    Medium

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  • Snow Dragon Snow Removal Systems: Melts Excess Snow, Saving You Time & Money
    Snow Dragon Snow Removal Systems: Melts Excess Snow, Saving You Time & Money
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    Snow removal is a fact of life here in the northeast. It may be July, but unfortunately it is time to start thinking about snow removal options. Snow Dragon snow removal systems offer an alternative approach that can save you time and money and help alleviate environmental concerns as well.
    When the snow starts to

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  • Downspeeding: What You Need to Know
    Downspeeding: What You Need to Know
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    Downspeeding is no doubt here to stay as a strategy to increase fuel efficiency and cut back on negative environmental impacts from burning that fuel. Downspeeding accomplishes this by running engines slower at cruising speeds. But this significantly affects how Class 8 trucks function. If you don’t understand what’s different – and how to proactively

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  • The Best Of Both Worlds | Western Star 5700XE Is Aerodynamic & Fuel Efficient
    The Best Of Both Worlds | Western Star 5700XE Is Aerodynamic & Fuel Efficient
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    What’s sleek and stylish and savings-conscious? If you answered the new Western Star 5700 XE, you are absolutely right. On the other hand, if you’re like most people, you’re more likely to associate words like “rugged” and “powerful” with Western Star trucks. In the 5700XE, you get it all – a long tradition of top-of-the-line

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  • Soil Compaction 101: Effective Road Building Preparation
    Soil Compaction 101: Effective Road Building Preparation
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    It’s road-building season again. It’s a process that probably looks simple to folks not associated with the construct ion industry. But insiders know better. If you don’t get the roadway foundation just right, things can go very wrong down the road, so to speak. Proper soil compaction is critical.
    Why is soil compaction so important?
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  • The 3 Big Skid Steer Safety Tips You Need To Know When Operating or Working Near One
    The 3 Big Skid Steer Safety Tips You Need To Know When Operating or Working Near One
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    With all types of construction projects ramping up for spring and summer work, it’s a good time for safety reminders. The National Institutes for Occupational Safety and Health have created a detailed bulletin titled “Preventing Injuries and Deaths from Skid Steer Loaders.” You can download this publication to use in training sessions, but we thought

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