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 •  January 10

It’s the usual suspects on the preliminary list of Fiscal Year 2017 OSHA Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards. Except for one. “Electrical – General Requirements” was knocked out of 2016’s top 10 by newcomer “Fall Protection – Training Requirements.” Despite the reruns, we believe that greater awareness improves worker safety. We’ve gathered some...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  November 27, 2017

Restrictive work wear is the last thing you want your team be wearing on the jobsite during long hours. Don’t have your teams’ performance be limited by constraining apparel and short lived footwear. With innovative technology Ariat launched the Rebar work line which is specifically engineered for active mobility and durability to last beyond the...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 24, 2017

Many view construction training as an unproductive but necessary evil. Not true. The Construction Industry Institute found that productivity increases by 11 percent for every one percent of project labor budget invested in training. Every construction worker—from the green rookie to the seasoned veteran—can benefit from some level of construction...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 13, 2017

When it comes to vocational equipment, finance solutions can range in complexity, especially when you consider a finance structure that needs to support the truck, body and additional equipment. Carrie Kohout, small business credit manager, and Glenn Inzinga, vocational/TEM national sales manager, Daimler Truck Financial, talk about some of the...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 12, 2017

The slogan for ICUEE: The Demo Expo this year was, “Come Out and Play.” Nailed it. With more than 950 manufacturers offering demos for utility professionals and construction contractors, the expo was like a jobsite Comic Con where all of the cosplay includes Carhartt and steel-toed boots. The best way to take advantage of the atmosphere was in a...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 9, 2017

Features to look for on compact track loaders Manufacturers have been making improvements on their undercarriages to extend the life of the machine. A welded undercarriage that is integrated into the lower chassis, for example, is something Kubota engineered on its compact track loaders since their inception. New models with higher horsepower and...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  October 9, 2017

The 2016 compact track loader market delivered results of more than 13 percent over the previous year; both of Kubota’s models, the SVL75-2 and the SVL95-2s, exceeded expectations as well. The fact that the skid steer market was down almost 6 percent is ample evidence to suggest that some buyers are opting for tracks rather than wheels. For the...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14, 2017

The Volvo EW60E is a highly capable machine that is well-suited to a variety of applications. Its design provides outstanding traction, swing force, breakout force and tear-out force in a compact size class that allows for convenient road travel and excellent maneuverability in confined spaces. “The EW60E is a great fit for municipalities or...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14, 2017

The SD45B soil compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment is an excellent addition to any rental fleet — providing unmatched versatility and ease of service to ensure a low total cost of ownership and high return on investment. Packed with technologically advanced features, the SD45B adapts to the application and jobsite, helping the operator...

Equipment World Magazine

 •  September 14, 2017

Protecting your investment is one of the keys to success for any contractor. When machines go down unexpectedly, it comes with a high cost — in both downtime and machine repairs. One way to increase uptime and reduce machine repairs is to eliminate operators’ bad habits that cause unnecessary wear and tear on the machine. Using insights and alerts...