Tracking Heavy Equipment Data Can Save Companies Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, an example was given about how a construction company saved $150,000 solely by embracing simple technology that is available for heavy equipment. Daniel Samford, a vice president who manages the fleet of equipment at Herzog Contracting Corp., made a decision not to purchase a new wheel… Read more »

Saluting Twins Who Use Heavy Equipment to Make a Difference in United States Air Force

Heavy equipment is used throughout the world by the United States military. The public may only see images of the battle field, but there are thousands of heavy equipment operators scattered across the globe making a major difference in the success or failure of many military projects. Two of the most compelling operators are identical… Read more »

Not An Easy Topic: the Construction Industry’s Fatal Four

According to statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 806 construction workers were killed on the job in 2012. That is 806 workers too many. The organization also classified the “Fatal Four” causes of construction worker deaths while on the job. According to OSHA, the “Fatal Four” causes of construction deaths are falls,… Read more »

The John Deere 764 HSD High Speed Dozer Is the Ultimate Finisher

The John Deere 764 HSD High Speed Dozer grades up to twice as quickly as a traditional dozer. That means jobs are done twice as quickly, major cost savings are enjoyed, and uptime is maximized.  This maximization and efficiency means less chance of breakdown, malfunctions or injury, among other advantages that occur when this piece… Read more »

Digging In: NAHETS Heavy Equipment Executive Insights

Featured Topics: Brand new Volvo Excavator that saves 9% fuel costs; Americans support more road projects; NAHETS offers ADEPT Training Certification By Jarad Van Wagoner Director of Development National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services New Volvo Construction Equipment Excavator to Offer 9% Fuel Savings Volvo Construction Equipment will be launching a new excavator that… Read more »