Heavy equipment stolen by thieves brings big bucks in disaster areas – Certified Equipment operators learn safety first

Nelson Wyatt, Canadian Press Published: Monday, January 15, 2007 MONTREAL (CP) – One thief stole backhoes to dig basements and swimming pools on the weekend. Another wanted heavy equipment to help rebuild war-torn Lebanon and areas hit by Hurricane Katrina. The theft of heavy equipment – road graders, front-end loaders and snowplows – usually gets… Read more »

State fears agricultural disaster – Heavy Equipment to the rescue

Helicopters, snowmobiles may bring hay to isolated livestock to prevent a reprise of the ’97 disaster. By Carlos Illescas Denver Post Staff WriterState officials worry that the blizzard that hit southeastern Colorado will become an agricultural disaster, rivaling the October 1997 storm that killed 26,000 head of cattle and cost ranchers more than $28 million…. Read more »