Viewing entries posted in August 2014

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Digging, Reaching, Lifting and Loading: The Terex TLB840 Backhoe Loader is engineered to excel

Posted by on 28 August 2014

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Construction firms across North America are taking advantage of the many benefits offered by the Terex TLB840 backhoe loader. Terex says this machine has been engineered to excel. Whether you use it for digging, reaching, lifting or loading, the Terex TLB840 works “hand in hand” with your operator to increase productivity.

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CNG Technology

Fixing CNG Costs Saves Your Fleet Money As Gas Prices Fluctuate

Posted by on 26 August 2014

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.

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Hardhats for Highways: New Association Stands up for the Construction Industry in Congress

Posted by on 20 August 2014

Have you signed up for Hardhats for Highways yet? If you own, manage or work for a transportation construction firm, the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) wants you to take an active role in educating and pressuring members of Congress to stop delaying and do something substantive to fix the ongoing financial crisis facing the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF).

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Telematics Blog

The Construction Industry Is Now Utilizing Telematics Data ? What It Means for Your Business

Posted by on 14 August 2014

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.

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Highway Funding

Transportation Funding Becoming a Big Concern for our Nations Failing Infrastructure

Posted by on 12 August 2014

Proposed Transportation Funding Increasing by Over 25% in 2014│So Where is the Industry Heading?

Many truck and construction industry organizations have lobbied long and hard for more funding to repair and maintain the country’s roads and bridges, many of which are becoming decrepit due to persistent lack of transportation funding. By now, everyone in these industries is acutely aware that the Federal Highway Trust Fund is about to run dry.

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Rental Equipment

5 Reasons Equipment Rental Will Help You Conquer Your Next Job On Time & On Budget

Posted by on 8 August 2014

Predictions that 2014 would finally be a good one for the construction industry appear to be coming true, with companies in all sectors expecting – and planning for – growth. As the busy season gets underway, a recently released Equipment Finance Industry Monthly Confidence Index notes that confidence in the availability of financing for equipment leasing or purchase remains near a two-year high. That’s good news.

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Terex Trucks | Business as Usual ?But with Added Muscle.

Posted by on 6 August 2014


If you haven’t heard, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has purchased the haul trucks segment of Terex. What does that mean for you? Probably not much, as the aptly renamed Terex Trucks will continue to operate as an independent business.

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