Almost every site-prep project requires some kind of grading, which is essentially smoothing and leveling (or sloping) a jobsite. Some grading projects, such as building pads, parking lots or road surfaces, require perfection because even the slightest deviation can not only lead to increased costs, it can also cause major problems down the road. For example, lack of water flow control c... Read more...More Product Announcements from Caterpillar Machines
Tier 4 Interim has been a prominent industry topic since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) phased in the first round of emissions standards for new non-road diesel engines. We’ve now moved into Tier 4 Final, the last stage, which requires machines to be equipped with engines that meet more stringent exhaust emission standards. All non-road machines manufactured in 2015... Read more...More Product Announcements from Caterpillar Machines
The 184-horsepower Doosan DX255LC-5 crawler excavator has been added to the Tier 4-compliant lineup, featuring improved performance, operator-focused comfort, fuel economy and jobsite durability. The Tier 4-compliant model replaces the interim Tier 4 (iT4) DX255LC-3. Read more...More Product Announcements from Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America
The Doosan DL250-5 and DL250TC-5 (tool carrier) wheel loaders offer improvements in fuel efficiency, operator comfort, serviceability, reliability and remote monitoring with Doosan Telematics. These models will replace the "dash-3" (interim Tier 4) models with a Tier 4-compliant Doosan DL06 diesel engine. Read more...More Product Announcements from Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America
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When it comes to buying a machine, there are many factors to consider before finalizing the decision. Beyond reviewing the spec sheet and completing a demo, scheduling a mock maintenance walk-around can help provide clearer expectations on managing machines, so owners and operators can make more informed purchase decisions.
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No matter your industry or application, all machines share a need for fluids. If these fluids are improperly handled, their effectiveness can be compromised causing premature system and component damage. Inadequate handling practices can also result in failed compliance with environmental regulations.
Today’s blog features a few simple considerations for improving fluid hand... Read more...More Product Announcements from Caterpillar Machines
A machine’s hydraulic system should always be top of mind when regular maintenance is considered. Simple, proactive diagnostic tests can help ensure this important system maintains efficiency and productivity.
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Safety precautions and walk-around procedures may differ by application, machine and company culture. Some compact machines are fast and highly maneuverable, so they require a more specific process to ensure safe operation. Implementing clear safety procedures can help improve operation efficiency, protect equipment from damage and reduce the chance for unscheduled downtime.
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Summer is the perfect time to make up for productivity lost during the long winter season. Taking a closer look at which machines are best suited for each jobsite, adding work tools for specialized projects and learning the ins and outs of the equipment can make a big difference in jobsite efficiency.
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