Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot
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Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

For decades, telescoping material handlers or telehandlers have been working in high lift and extend applications — feedlots, factories, construction sites, orchards and rental yards….

Crews Building More than Hospital on Michigan Project
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Crews Building More than Hospital on Michigan Project

For many contractors, whether general, electrical, HVAC or mechanical, every now and then a project comes along and its impact trickles beyond the building’s future…

When Should You Repair, Rebuild or Replace Equipment?
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When Should You Repair, Rebuild or Replace Equipment?

Equipment costs are a significant expense for every construction company. And despite the strength and durability of heavy construction equipment, harsh working conditions will eventually…

Work Truck Trailering: What You Need to Know
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Work Truck Trailering: What You Need to Know

Trailering behind vocational trucks is often taken for granted. For instance, Class 8 drivers in over-the-road and less-than-truckload applications tend to experience fewer loading issues…

ICUEE, Now The Utility Expo, Earns Number Two Spot in ‘Top Trade Shows’ List. Here’s a Photo Collage to Celebrate
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ICUEE, Now The Utility Expo, Earns Number Two Spot in ‘Top Trade Shows’ List. Here’s a Photo Collage to Celebrate

Over the years, ICUEE has become the utility industry’s premier platform for growth and that was recognized when ICUEE won the number-two spot in the…

Small Size, Big Benefits: How Compact Drills Add More Opportunities for Water Well Drillers
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Small Size, Big Benefits: How Compact Drills Add More Opportunities for Water Well Drillers

It’s common knowledge that time is money and that’s why an off-season isn’t an option for water well drillers. At the end of the day,…

Contractors Discuss the  Versatility and Productivity of Vermeer mini skid steers
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Contractors Discuss the Versatility and Productivity of Vermeer mini skid steers

Whether it’s landscaping, tree care work or even utility installation, compact tool carriers, often called compact utility loaders (CULs), are small, versatile machines that can…

Tips for Trailering: How to Select a Trailer and Hit the Road with Your Compact Track Loader
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Tips for Trailering: How to Select a Trailer and Hit the Road with Your Compact Track Loader

One of the many perks of compact equipment is the ability to transport it rather easily and, in most cases, without a CDL. Compact track…

Volvo CE Reflects on How Compact Machines Make a Difference in Real-Life Applications
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Volvo CE Reflects on How Compact Machines Make a Difference in Real-Life Applications

From inner city projects to landscaping and precision demolition, compact machines are the pint-sized powerhouses putting versatility into action. Here people at the heart of…

Expanded Capabilities, Increased Demand for Stand-on Skid Steers
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Expanded Capabilities, Increased Demand for Stand-on Skid Steers

From larger, scattered amenities to confined spaces and smaller crew sizes, the challenges that jobsites present today – whether commercial, residential or municipal – are…

Renting Trench Shoring and Shielding Equipment
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Renting Trench Shoring and Shielding Equipment

Excavation projects by definition are dangerous operations that require caution and planning, especially when the excavation is intended to create a work space for personnel…

Snow Thrower Usage: Keep Safety in Mind This Winter, Get Ready Before the Snow Flies
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Snow Thrower Usage: Keep Safety in Mind This Winter, Get Ready Before the Snow Flies

In an unusually early winter season, large sections of the country have already experienced snow, ice and inclement weather, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute…

Fuel Efficiency Tips: Get the Most Out of Each Gallon
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Fuel Efficiency Tips: Get the Most Out of Each Gallon

Fuel is one of the greatest operating costs for any contractor who owns heavy equipment and/or trucks. Working in a way that can save fuel…

AEC Firms Race to Come Up With Innovative Solutions to Skills Gap in the Industry
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AEC Firms Race to Come Up With Innovative Solutions to Skills Gap in the Industry

The fear of jobs in the construction and manufacturing industry being automated by machines has never been higher, but research shows these fears should be…

ANSI Insights: What to Know About the New Mobile Elevating Work Platform Standards
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ANSI Insights: What to Know About the New Mobile Elevating Work Platform Standards

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) lift workers, tools and supplies for the completion of many different types of overhead jobs. Formerly known as aerial work…

Traffic Safety Leader Celebrates 25 Years
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Traffic Safety Leader Celebrates 25 Years

Twenty-five years ago, Peter Vieveen was just a man in his garage, hoping that the idea he had spawned might lead to a more secure…

Concrete Combo: Contractor Relies on Uniquely Reversible Dedicated Dumpers and Concrete Batch Vehicle
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Concrete Combo: Contractor Relies on Uniquely Reversible Dedicated Dumpers and Concrete Batch Vehicle

A switch yard expansion job for a utility customer called for at least a year-and-a-half commitment working around difficult jobsite limitations. Complicating factors included energized,…

Brush Guard: North Georgia Land Management Uses Compact Track Loaders and Mulchers to Tackle Tough Vegetation
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Brush Guard: North Georgia Land Management Uses Compact Track Loaders and Mulchers to Tackle Tough Vegetation

Will Brown, the owner/operator of North Georgia Land Management, has been destined for his job since he was little. Will grew up logging and doing…

Charge! Electric and Hybrid Machines Lead 2019 Launches and Tradeshows
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Charge! Electric and Hybrid Machines Lead 2019 Launches and Tradeshows

One of the biggest trends that has emerged from this year’s abundance of early equipment launches is the promotion of both commercially available and prototype…

Sidewall Protection for OTR Tires Keeps Concrete Recycling Operations Running
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Sidewall Protection for OTR Tires Keeps Concrete Recycling Operations Running

At concrete and aggregate recycling sites, recycled aggregate is produced by crushing concrete and asphalt to reuse the aggregate in the construction industry as a…