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The 3 Big Skid Steer Safety Tips You Need To Know When Operating or Working Near One

Posted by on 19 May 2016

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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 it important to pass along these three key skid steer safety tips:

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Terex Introduces Two New Skid Steers to The Gen2 Lineup

Posted by on 13 August 2015

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Terex has added two new models to their Generation 2 line of loaders - the R260S and V350S - bringing the total number of GEN2 skid steers to eight. Like their older cousins, these two latest models are versatile and efficient.

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Compact Track Loaders Are Hot. Here's Why.

Posted by on 29 April 2015

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If you purchased a new compact track loader last year, you weren't alone. Industry statistics show CTLs represented a full 20% of all equipment units financed in 2014. What's going on here? Compact track loaders cost more up front and have higher ownership costs than their cousins - skid steers and compact wheel loaders - but they are also more stable, offering higher traction and lower ground pressure.

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Terex Skid Steer Loaders are Compact & Capable Machines | How Will They Benefit Your Next Job?

Posted by on 14 November 2014

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The more work you can do with a single piece of equipment, the greater your return on investment will be over time. When you need a skid steer that is compact yet proficient, efficient and reliable, you should think Terex. The company offers a full line of skid steer loaders with 50 to 85 hp that round out their compact equipment product portfolio. There are four radial lift path models and five vertical lift path models.

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10 Handy Equipment Attachments for skid steer owners, Part 1

Posted by on 28 October 2014

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PaladinOne of the many advantages of skid steers is the versatility that comes from simply changing the attachments you use. You can accomplish an outstanding range of jobs with a single machine and a good selection of equipment attachments. In this two-part blog series, we'll look at ten of the most popular and useful attachments from our Paladin line.

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Overcome the Polar Vortex with the Best Equipment and a Smart Plan

Posted by on 13 February 2014

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It's the year of the Polar Vortex. As you read this, yet another massive winter storm is rolling up the East Coast, bringing unprecedented cold and snow even to states that almost never see such weather. And while those of us in the Northeast may be used to harsh winters, trucking companies and heavy equipment operations can? afford to simply ?ake it in stride.?For truck drivers, storms can literally be a matter of life and death. And for municipalities, state transportation agencies and private businesses, repeated efforts to move and remove accumulating snow can be a round-the-clock struggle.

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Contractor Tracks Down Stolen Excavator Via Social Media

Posted by on 21 January 2014

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You arrive at your job site first thing Monday morning, only to discover that two of your excavators are missing. Your crew and remaining equipment sit idle, while you call the police and wait for replacement machines to arrive at the site so you can get to work. You'se losing time and money, and now you have the added distraction of trying to find your missing equipment.

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A Look At The Powerful Terex PT110G Track Loader

Posted by on 30 October 2013

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Terex is a leader in the construction industry and is focused on its mission of delivering products that are reliable and cost effective and producing equipment that improves its customers' on investment. When you rely on Terex construction equipment, you get efficient, powerful and reliable machines that help you accomplish any task within budget and on time.

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Today's Skid Steers Offer Capability, Versatility, Power & Comfort

Posted by on 3 April 2013

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Developed over 50 years ago and initially for a single use -- mostly on farms -- skid steers have become multifunctional, high-demand machines in today's construction and agricultural industries.

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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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