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On the job stories, news and articles from around the industry.

Five must-have skid steer attachments

By Mitch Salva, Budget Attachments and Parts Purchasing a skid steer is often the first big investment for new landscaping owners. It’s an investment that, if...

New heights for High Reach Inc.

As High Reach Inc. builds its new headquarters in Oakville, Ont., the company is able to see its own equipment contribute to the construction...

One size doesn’t fit all: Find the right truck and body

By Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing for Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. Maximizing output and productivity are main objectives for every operation. For off-highway hauling, volumetric capacity,...

How to transport your compact excavator

By Allison McNeal, Two Rivers Marketing Transporting a compact excavator from one jobsite to another involves several steps that should not be overlooked when using...

Machine maintenance for the hot summer ahead

By Joe Topia, national training manager at Takeuchi-US. The scorching heat is unforgiving and can be deadly to our machines on the job. While...

Four questions to the right repair strategy

Every repair situation has its own unique set of challenges. How do you decide what the best course of action is?

Crushing Operation Chooses Keestrack

Rock Crusher Concrete & Asphalt Recycling (RCCAR), based out of Regina, Saskatchewan, has taken possession of a Keestrack Destroyer R3/1011 closed circuit impact crusher and a Keestrack S3 tracked stacking conveyor for cleaning up waste concrete and turning it into reusable aggregates.

Assessing Your Fleet’s Needs

How do fleet managers measure operational needs? Several approaches help quantify necessary functional requirements while filtering out end-user operator demands often communicated as needs....

More heavy equipment news

TimberWest turns to RFID tech to avoid human and machine interactions

TimberWest has numerous large mobile machines working at its sort yards and logistics facilities. The specialized machines perform a number of tasks such as unloading...