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How to maximize equipment productivity and minimize costs

We understand the importance of keeping both your machines and your operators functioning at peak levels.That’s why we’ve put together best practices to help you avoid costly downtime, dangerous situations, and preventable mistakes.

17. May 2024 in Best Practices

How to Choose Excavator Attachments

How to Choose Excavator Attachments Tips for Choosing the Right Excavator Attachments Your excavators are some of the most versatile pieces of machinery in your fleet. When you equip them…
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30. April 2024 in Best Practices

What Can You Do with End of Life Equipment

How to Deal with End of Life Equipment Even your best machines will eventually get old and stop providing you value. To ensure optimal performance on all your projects, you…
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23. April 2024 in Best Practices

Maintenance Tips for Heavy Equipment Tires

How to Reduce Wear and Tear on Your Heavy Equipment Tires The performance of all your wheeled equipment depends largely on how their rubber meets the ground. Heavy equipment tires…
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23. April 2024 in Best Practices

Spring Tips for Heavy Equipment Maintenance

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Tips for Spring If you store your equipment during the winter months, then they’ll require some spring maintenance before you’re ready to hit the jobsite for the…
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20. March 2024 in Best Practices

Construction Waste Management Tips

Tips for Construction Waste Management Construction projects typically generate significant amounts of waste. Properly handling and removing that waste is a key part of construction site management and crucial for…
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14. March 2024 in Best Practices

How to Improve Wheel Loader Productivity

How to Improve Wheel Loader Productivity Whether you’re handling construction, road building, utility work, material handling, or even snow removal, your wheel loaders play a critical role in completing the…
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6. March 2024 in Best Practices

Making the Tough Call: Rebuilding or Replacing Heavy Equipment

Making the Tough Call: Rebuilding or Replacing Heavy Equipment Your success depends on the efficiency and reliability of your equipment. Over time, wear and tear are inevitable. The question for…
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16. February 2024 in Best Practices

Preseason Heavy Equipment Checklist

Preseason Heavy Equipment Checklist It's important to be ready when the busy construction season starts. To prevent heavy equipment service and expensive downtime when you need your machines most, we…
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14. February 2024 in Best Practices

How a Mid Size Excavator Grows Your Business

How a Mid Size Excavator Can Improve Your Business The equipment you choose to handle a job plays a pivotal role in whether the project will be completed successfully. A…
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24. January 2024 in Best Practices

Heavy Equipment Fleet Management Strategies

Heavy Equipment Fleet Management Strategies The larger your fleet is, the more critical it becomes that you effectively manage your machines. Proper construction equipment management is a critical part of…
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9. January 2024 in Best Practices

Heavy Equipment Filter Tips

Heavy Equipment Filter Tips Filters are essential components on your heavy equipment. They protect everything from your fuel system to your hydraulics to your oil by keeping particles out that…
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6. December 2023 in Best Practices

How to Operate Electric Construction Equipment in Winter

How to Operate Electric Construction Equipment in Winter Electric construction equipment is growing in popularity. Builders and contractors are turning to them in order to lower their operating costs and…
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6. December 2023 in Best Practices

Tips for DEF Maintenance in Winter

Tips for DEF Maintenance in Winter When the temperatures drop, it’s important to take extra care with your diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). DEF has a freezing point of about 12…
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20. November 2023 in Best Practices

Equipment Track Tension Tips

Equipment Track Tension Tips Maintaining the proper track tension is a crucial part of daily machine maintenance. Heavy equipment tracks that are loose can detrack, leading to serious damage and…
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20. November 2023 in Best Practices

How to Maintain Excavator Safety

Excavator Safety Best Practices Earthmoving and construction projects can create dangerous situations if the proper steps aren’t taken. In order to stay productive and reduce the chance of an accident…
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27. October 2023 in Best Practices

How to Lower Your Costs for Owning and Operating Heavy Equipment

How to Lower Your Costs for Owning and Operating Heavy Equipment The costs of owning construction equipment can add up quickly. From regular service and maintenance to fuel and planning…
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29. August 2023 in Best Practices

Tips for Heavy Equipment in Winter

Prepare Your Heavy Equipment for Winter Winter can take a serious toll on construction equipment if the right steps aren’t taken beforehand to prepare it for the changes in temperature.…
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16. August 2023 in Best Practices

Top Maintenance Tips for Excavator Attachments

Tips for Excavator Attachments Excavator attachments are a must have on most jobsites. They expand the capabilities of your machines and allow you to complete more specialized projects. Some of…
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2. August 2023 in Best Practices

Equipment Theft Prevention Tips

Heavy Equipment Theft Prevention Tips Annual losses resulting from equipment theft are as high as $1 billion, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). When your machine is stolen,…
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21. July 2023 in Best Practices

Top Clean Fuel Tips for Heavy Equipment

Clean Fuel Tips for Heavy Equipment If your fuel becomes contaminated with dirt, dust, and other particles, it can reduce your engine life by up to 50%. These types of…
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10. July 2023 in Best Practices

Maintenance Tips for Equipment Cooling Systems

Equipment Cooling Systems Maintenance Tips Efficient, well performing cooling systems are crucial for the health of your heavy equipment, especially in the hot summer months. Persistent heat can put a…
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28. June 2023 in Best Practices

Tips for Soil Compaction Projects

How to Handle Soil Compaction the Right Way Soil compaction is the process of increasing soil density through mechanical means. It involves reducing air voids and optimizing soil particle arrangement…
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27. June 2023 in Best Practices

Asphalt Compaction Tips

Asphalt Compaction Tips Asphalt compaction is an essential step in the road construction process. Using various types of heavy equipment, asphalt layers are compacted to achieve the desired level of…
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20. June 2023 in Best Practices

Best Practices for Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Best Practices for Heavy Equipment Operator Training Operator error is one of the most common causes of equipment repairs and downtime. Equipment operators and supervisors need to understand what are…
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20. June 2023 in Best Practices

Machine Coolant Tips

Machine Coolant Tips Machine coolant runs continuously through the engine and radiator of your heavy equipment to help manage the heat levels, allowing your machine to run cooler and more…
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24. May 2023 in Best Practices

Excavator Operator Tips

Excavator Operator Tips Excavator operation and earthmoving projects can be dangerous if the proper precautions and best practices aren’t followed. In order to help your excavator operators use your machines…
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