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  • Mar 09 2023

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    Heavy equipment like bulldozers, shovels, and excavators are essential tools of the trade for many construction and industrial businesses. Unfortunately, these machines often require complex repairs that can lead to costly downtime. Fortunately, many states have recently enacted "right to repair" le...

  • Feb 06 2023

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    In today's economy, it is becoming increasingly common for employers to require heavy equipment mechanics to purchase their own tools. But is it really fair to leave these workers with the burden of upfront and potentially costly expenses? Furthermore, what can be done to ensure that all parties inv...

  • Jan 26 2023

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    The construction industry is facing a shortage of heavy equipment mechanics that is putting an immense strain on contractors and putting their projects in jeopardy. With the current labor market, it has become increasingly difficult to find experienced mechanics who can keep up with the demands of m...

  • January 18 2023

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    Operating heavy machinery such as bulldozers, excavators, and cranes is no small feat—it requires patience, knowledge and experience. Yet, there are valuable lessons we can learn from the professionals who operate this type of machinery on a daily basis.   One of the most important skills profession...

  • Jan 16 2023

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    The heavy equipment industry has long been a major contributor to global economic growth, providing machines and services that are integral to infrastructure development, construction and other industries. But just how big of an impact does this sector have on our economy?   For starters, the heavy ...

  • Jan 13 2023

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    Heavy equipment operators and mechanics are always looking for their next job. Whether it’s a new opportunity or just plain restlessness, navigating the job market can be stressful and difficult. Luckily, there are many options available to those seeking employment in heavy equipment operation or ma...

  • January 6 2023

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    In 2023, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is looking to put an additional $2 billion towards modernizing and improving existing infrastructure across the nation’s roadways and bridges. This major investment comes amid a booming construction industry that shows no signs of slowing down ...

  • Jan 06 2023

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    The heavy equipment industry has seen a steady growth over the past few years, and much of this has been due to the emergence of large construction projects funded by the federal government. These projects are often complex, requiring not only significant investment from all levels of government but...

  • January 3 2023

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    As a business owner, you know that time is money. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that your company’s next build project goes off without a hitch. Hiring an experienced project manager can ensure that the process runs smoothly and efficiently, saving you both time and money in the long run...

  • Jan 03 2023

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    Are you an operator who is looking for the best opportunities to use your heavy machinery skills? If so, then this guide is perfect for you. In it, we examine the top 5 states that offer diverse and plentiful job opportunities in operating heavy equipment. Learn the various industries and regions wh...

  • Nov 26 2022

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    A Heavy Equipment Guide: 4 Types of Heavy Equipment Used in Construction December 18, 2019 Construction projects usually take multiple kinds of heavy equipment to finish the job. Some machines are more versatile than others. Sometimes, there’s no substitute for heavy equipment that is specifically ...

  • Nov 25 2022

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    If you follow our blog at all, you know we write a lot about trucks. And while big rigs are a huge and recognizable part of the diesel industry—arguably the most recognizable part—they’re far from the only diesel machines out there. There is, in fact, a whole world of heavy-duty equipment out there....