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Motorized pulleys are compact and eliminate the need for extensive guarding, streamlining the plant’s  footprint and simplifying conveyor maintenance. Photos courtesy of Rulmeca Corp.

Optimizing portable plant conveyor drives

March 19, 2017By

A Mid-Atlantic contract crusher works alongside manufacturers to optimize the conveyor drives on his portable plants.

Using a dedicated bulk DEF trailer, a technician services a wheel loader. Photos courtesy of Thunder Creek Equipment

Best practices for DEF management

March 12, 2017By

Heavy equipment owners should know the best practices for handling and storing larger quantities of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).


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.


13 steps to maximize cone crusher productivity

February 9, 2017By

Follow these 13 steps to maximize the productivity of your cone crusher through maintenance.

Photo: iStock

Preparing for changes in your business strategy

January 29, 2017By

Develop a plan to succeed, but make sure your plan also takes into consideration what could go wrong.