Harnessing the Power of CMMS Part III

The previous two articles on Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) dealt with why we need one and how to select one. The focus of...
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Taking Care of Your Rubber Track

Compact track loaders are one of a jobsite’s most versatile pieces of equipment, so when it comes to the machines’ rubber track undercarriages, taking...

When the Guardrail is Down

A report was sent in to the Highway Commission on February 1 detailing a section of the rail that appeared to have been struck...
Trailer Maintenance Tips

Trailer Maintenance Tips

Heavy-haul trailers see it all—rocks, ruts, bumps, and jolts. It all translates to an increased risk of damage. Troy Geisler, vice president of marketing and...

S.T. Wooten Transformation: Part 3 of 3

For one of the largest heavy construction firms in North Carolina, getting a handle on inventory control and standardizing maintenance procedures are the keys...

Maintenance Operations

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has established several programs and policies to mitigate the safety and mobility impacts of work zones. One such policy...

The Case for Equipment Maintenance Management

Many companies overlook the opportunity to save money, decrease costs, and increase profits through effective management of fleet/equipment operating costs (fuel, repairs, parts, personnel,...

“The Viking” Uses Blue to Mine for Gold: Part 2 of 2

They call Tony Beets “the Viking,” and as his nickname suggests, the veteran gold miner is a tough, determined character for whom failure is...

Waste Oil & Filter Disposal

The “green” era is upon us. Many companies are scrambling to be the leaders in becoming environmental stewards. Until now there has been very...
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Equipment Repair Evolution Revolution: Part 1

While the skilled technician gap continues to widen, the downtime and repair cost rates for equipment operators continues to climb. This is a constant...