Safely Travel With Portable Air

Safely Travel With Portable Air

Don’t Take Transporting a Portable Air Compressor Lightly Portable air compressors are of great importance out on the jobsite and are a piece of equipment…

Diesel Units Face Competition from Gas and Electric-driven Compressors

Diesel Units Face Competition from Gas and Electric-driven Compressors

With new technology and engine options improving the reliability and durability of air compressors, selecting the right unit for a job has become a more…

The Collosal CONEXPO-CON/AGG

The Collosal CONEXPO-CON/AGG

It only happens every three years and on March 4-8, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE will be the global industry gathering place for construction in 2014. An expected 2,000-plus exhibitors taking up 2.3 million net sq ft of exh

Innovative Iron Awards

Innovative Iron Awards

Every year, we document the evolution of construction equipment. Some years, that evolution is ridiculously rapid. Other years, it’s cautious and slow. 2013 might be considered the latter. You might not realize it by the wealth of new machines released

Visiting Doosan Portable Power at the Charlotte Motor Speedway

Visiting Doosan Portable Power at the Charlotte Motor Speedway

Doosan Portable Power makes protean equipment. Its portable power portfolio includes versatile machinery — compressors, light towers, power generation and compaction equipment — all of which can find varied work in markets ranging from utility and roa

Chicago Pneumatic Introduces CPS 185 JD to North American Market

Chicago Pneumatic Introduces CPS 185 JD to North American Market

Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment has introduced the CPS 185 JD iT4to the North American marketplace. The reliable and versatile 185 CFM portableair compressor is now…

How to Winterize an Air Compressor

How to Winterize an Air Compressor

The wrath of Old Man Winter will soon be upon us and if predictions come true, the winter of 2013/14 will be a brutal one for many areas of the country. It’s not surprising that some air compressor owners may consider themselves exempt, given that norma

Equipment Winterization Guide

Equipment Winterization Guide

Though construction slows in colder climates when the temperature dips, winter is when construction companies located in the snowbelts either A) work in the cold and snow or B) add snow removal services to their business model. To ensure equipment stays i

Compressor Care 101

Compressor Care 101

We have all heard the old adage that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That could not be more relevant than when it is applied to your equipment — particularly portable air compressors. This equipment is typically used in dusty, har

Chicago Pneumatic Holds Sales Training Event at North American Distribution Hub

During April, Chicago Pneumatic hosted a number of equipment sales representatives at its North American distribution facility in Charlotte, N.C. The training had an in-depth focus on the features and benefits of the entire Chicago Pneumatic Construction

Hammering Out the Tough Decisions

A lot of questions race through a contractor’s mind when he arrives at the point in time when he needs to make some crucial purchasing decisions. When it comes to handheld construction equipment, finding the sweet spot for choosing the correct tool come