Today's equipment owners are looking to capitalize on technologies and best practices that will drive down the total cost of ownership. By focusing on fundamental fleet strategies, equipment owners can improve operating efficiencies, extend life cycles and get the most of their ADT.read more...
The Black River Pump Station, located in the Point of Pines area of the
Natanes Rim in Arizona, continues to deal with the fallout from the largest
wildfire in the history of Arizona. In seeking a better equipment solution,
the pump station decided to rent a Doosan DX60R crawler excavator to remove
sediment and debris from the channel in front of its five high-capacity
Most contractors would agree that crawler excavators are a staple product
in any construction company's fleet. But, they may not realize there are
two tail-swing types: conventional tail swing and reduced tail swing. This
article compares the two tail-swing types so contractors can assess which
configuration will have the most benefit on their jobsite.read more...
Smaller wheel loaders have a variety of advantages, especially when working
in construction and infrastructure applications where a larger wheel loader
may be too big for the space available. By looking at overall performance,
versatility, serviceability and safety features, equipment owners should be
able to do away with a “bigger is better” mentality and be open to the idea
of utilizing smaller wheel loaders.read more...
The undercarriage of tracked heavy equipment, such as crawler excavators,
consists of many moving components that need to be maintained for them to
function properly. Operators should adhere to six undercarriage maintenance
tips to help keep their overall cost of ownership down and extend the life
of their tracks.read more...