Viewing entries posted in February 2013


The Countdown Begins to Hard Hat 2013

Posted by on 27 February 2013

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There is officially one week until the 2013 Hard Hat Expo at the New York State Fairgrounds on March 6th and 7th! This is an event that we look forward to every single year and this year is no exception.

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Skid Steer Safety - Procedures To Keep You and Your Crew Safe

Posted by on 21 February 2013

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Skid steer loaders are common pieces of equipment found on many job sites. Because of its size, a skid steer can be towed easily behind a pick-up truck and can fit easily in tight spaces, something that most heavy equipment can't do. The skid steer can accommodate a variety of different tools including utility bucket, hydraulic hammer, broom, tiller, trencher, stump grinder and a list of other attachments. Being able to carry out these tasks, in addition to countless others, make the skid steer loader one of the most popular pieces of equipment on the market. These versatile machines are great for a variety of different jobs, but they are also very dangerous if proper safety procedures are not followed. We will discuss a few important safety procedures that will help keep you and your crew safe.

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Detroit Diesel.......A Leader in Fuel Economy

Posted by on 15 February 2013

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 For over 70 years, Detroit Diesel has designed and built the heavy-duty engines that fuel commerce and transportation across North America and around the world. Detroit has long been recognized as the fuel economy leader in the trucking industry. EPA emission regulations have gotten tougher over the past couple years and Detroit has been able to step up to the plate and meet these regulations. Detroit engineers have met these regulatory standards with innovations in emissions, electronics and aerodynamics, all while maintaining performance, reliability and most importantly, fuel economy.

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A Backhoe: The Construction Industry's 'Jack of all Trades'

Posted by on 13 February 2013

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 The backhoe - a classic, seemingly timeless piece of equipment that can be found on almost every jobsite and able to conquer a variety of terrain, is certainly a capable and dependable machine. But its uses are not as limited as they once were, as the range of backhoe attachments has drastically increased over recent years, and continues to do so today. In fact, backhoe uptime has spiked in previous years, and the attachment options are only growing.

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Introducing The New Kawasaki 80Z7 Wheel Loader

Posted by on 4 February 2013

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Kawasaki introduces the New 80Z7 wheel loader. This new loader is completely re-designed and incorporates the IntelliTech family of features. The 80Z7 is also equipped with a list of additional upgrades that improve overall efficiency, productivity, intelligence and comfort.

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