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It’s important to train operators to be familiar with any built-in fuel-saving features such as auto idle and auto engine shutdown, which can be set to engage after a pre-set amount of time. Photo by Darren Constantino

The benefits of training operators

April 18, 2017By

Reduce costs and elevate an excavator’s resale value with help from your team.

After purchasing tracked IRock equipment, it only takes Magruder Limestone a day to move its chassis-mounted equipment to another quarry. Photos courtesy of Ironclad Marketing

Solving quarry quandaries

April 13, 2017By

Mobility provides a number of solutions to a Midwest aggregate producer following investments in crushing, screening equipment.

Vermeer’s TR626 trommel screen

USCC live demo walk-through

April 9, 2017By

USCC’s live demo offers a look at the latest portable grinding and screening equipment related to composting.

Be sure fire extinguishers are in proper working order. Photos courtesy of Hitachi Construction Machinery

8 simple safety steps

Safety inspections are critical for the well-being of your crew, and they’re essential to keep your machines operating at peak performance.


Look back on ConExpo-Con/Agg

March 3, 2017By

PP&E will be in Las Vegas March 7-11 for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017. Check out news, photos, videos and from this mega event.

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Celebrating history at the HCEA Expo

February 26, 2017By

Guests attending the Historical Construction Equipment Association’s Expo got a taste of how heavy-duty equipment operated as far back as the early 1900s.


Construction starts up 12 percent in January

February 22, 2017By

The value of new construction starts in January climbed 12 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $690.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

Photo courtesy of Joe Nuttbrock

Nursery industry provides one-man operation ample opportunities

February 20, 2017By

Oregon’s plentiful nursery industry provides ample opportunities for a one-man mobile grinding operation.