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  • Excavator Buyer’s Guide | Tracked vs Wheeled Excavators
    Excavator Buyer’s Guide | Tracked vs Wheeled Excavators
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    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.
    Wheeled excavators are used much more extensively in Europe than in

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  • New OSHA Regulations for Severe Injury Reporting Procedures
    New OSHA Regulations for Severe Injury Reporting Procedures
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    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.
    Under the previous OSHA regulations, certain employers

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  • The Detroit Diesel Integrated Powertrain | Lowering Cost of Ownership and Maximizing Fuel Economy
    The Detroit Diesel Integrated Powertrain | Lowering Cost of Ownership and Maximizing Fuel Economy
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    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 operate

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  • New Tub Body Line from DuraClass with models HPT-B1 and HPT-B2
    New Tub Body Line from DuraClass with models HPT-B1 and HPT-B2
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    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.
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  • Hyundai R220LC Hi-POSS Excavator | New Technology, New Benefits for You
    Hyundai R220LC Hi-POSS Excavator | New Technology, New Benefits for You
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    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.
    Field tests are currently underway in Korea, however, and Hyundai reports

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  • DPF Lights | What to Look for When they Come On
    DPF Lights | What to Look for When they Come On
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    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 equipped

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  • Fixing CNG Costs Saves Your Fleet Money As Gas Prices Fluctuate
    Fixing CNG Costs Saves Your Fleet Money As Gas Prices Fluctuate
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    In 2013, natural-gas powered vehicles across the country saved 400 million gallons of gasoline and produced 14% fewer greenhouse gas emissions from light trucks. Natural gas is being touted by OEMs and others as the newest-best alternative for lowering fleet costs, whether your fleet includes big-rig tractors or light-to-medium duty trucks.
    Newly introduced light trucks

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  • The Construction Industry Is Now Utilizing Telematics Data │ What It Means for Your Business
    The Construction Industry Is Now Utilizing Telematics Data │ What It Means for Your Business
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    Your construction equipment fleet’s telematics data is going to be a lot more useful soon, thanks to some major coordination efforts aimed at standardizing the type of data communicated remotely from fleet vehicles to end-users.
    An international group made up of construction manufacturers, fleet managers and two of the heavy equipment industry’s top trade associations

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