Viewing entries posted in September 2015


How Salt Brine & Anti Ice Systems Can Help You Get The Most Out of Your Salt This Winter

Posted by on 25 September 2015

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Remember last winter? You'd probably rather not. But if you're responsible for keeping roadways clear of snow and ice, it's time to lay in supplies for the coming season. Should you go with traditional rock salt, or would salt brine and anti-ice technologies be more effective? You need to think about your budget, too. But you have to think fast, because it's already October.

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Hyundai 900 Series Loaders: Greater Efficiency with Tier 4 - Final Engines

Posted by on 16 September 2015

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Need a new wheel loader? Hyundai says you can realize 5% greater productivity and up to a 10% reduction in fuel consumption with their updated Hyundai 900 Series machines. That's because all the Hyundai loaders in this line now come with Tier 4-Final engines. There are five models available right now, and by the end of the year you?l also be able to get a sixth version -- the HL935 -- plus Extended Reach (XT) models and a parallel-lift Tool Master (TM) configuration.

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Natural Gas Truck vs. Diesel | What's Right For You?

Posted by on 10 September 2015

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The discussion among truck owners and fleet managers continues: are natural gas trucks or diesel trucks the better choice for you? Years ago, you didn't have to consider this question. But with advancements in natural gas engine technology and increasing availability of natural gas fuels, you do have a choice. However, it's not simply an either-or decision; there are actually several factors that come into play when deciding which direction to go.

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Using PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Correctly to Avoid Hazards On The Jobsite

Posted by on 1 September 2015

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Do your people take their personal protection equipment for granted? PPE is a critically important tool on any type of construction jobsite. But just because it exists doesn't mean your crew members are using their gear correctly. And when they don't, that can actually create additional hazards on the jobsite rather than protecting people from harm.

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