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Midwest Equipment Sales, Inc. Moving Sale!

Midwest Equipment Sales, Inc.  is having a huge Moving Sale! Conveyers, Magnets, Screens, Feeders, Conveyor Parts & Belting, and Much More Available! Click here to view some of the items available! You can view all of Midwest Equipment Sales, Inc.'s inventory online at Rock & Dirt.  For more information visit www.midwestequipsale.com or call 262-859-1888.

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The Technology Twist On The Construction Industry

Technology is quickly changing the face of the construction industry, and few changes have impacted the construction industry as much as technology. With that in mind, here are some top trends to watch as your construction business moves forward in the coming years: Surveying Technology Surveying is one of the more time consuming parts of […]

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Rock & Dirt's Top Construction Toys

Do you have a construction loving kid on your holiday shopping list? Don’t know what to buy? We’ve compiled a list on our favorite construction toys! Our list has toys for every age from wheel loaders to forklifts. There’s something for just about every price range. You might even see something for the construction kid […]

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Efficiency and Worker Safety Prompt Revolutionary Invention

The Issue in the Bakken Towing and pulling has long been a mainstay in any industry that utilizes heavy equipment. With the recent oil and gas boom, specifically in the Bakken, heavy equipment has flooded the region. Infrastructure, such as roads and bridges, was not prepared for the drastic increases in drilling traffic, forcing heavy […]

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Big Bucks for Big Equipment

Heavy equipment auctions are a large industry which include many factors designed for buyers and sellers both online and on location. Preparation is very important as you have to know the prices of the equipment, be able to research the market efficiently and use your budget wisely. What you need are qualified mechanics to inspect […]

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Advanced Technologies Improving The Construction Industry

Technology is not just for offices — advancements in technology are ready to help you in your construction business. Look at some of these top technology improvements that will increase your productivity and profits. Planning and scheduling Creating a schedule and maintaining it is one of the biggest headaches you face in the construction industry. […]

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The Green Trends Redefining Heavy Construction Equipment (And Why You Should Care)

Every industry is trying to go green to protect the environment and save money. Some are even making changes to take advantage of government tax breaks or other benefits that may come with becoming more energy efficient. The whole green movement may seem like it is on opposite ends of the spectrum from the constructions […]

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Liebherr R 996 Transportation Sets Record For Largest Excavator Moved

A focused team of workers, along with six trucks, accomplished the daunting task of transporting a fully assembled Liebherr R 996 B hydraulic excavator from one mine site to its new home - making this the largest excavator ever moved in the history of Australia. To set this new record, workers used six Prime mover […]

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Cranes – Integral Part of the Construction Industry

Cranes are extremely valuable assets in the construction industry as they simplify working with construction materials and heavy equipments. A crane is basically a lifting machine, which works with the help of cables and pulleys. Cranes have drastically made things easy for workers on the construction site since without these machines, lifting, unloading and loading […]

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7 Ways Steel is Used in Everyday Life

97% of produced steel is reusable.  Steel is used in cars, homes, bridges and a trove of durable, lasting everyday products.  Steel makes immediate projects safer, so in many cases, failures or deconstructions warrant the resolution of steel implementation. In ’89, San Francisco’s Bay Bridge was severely damaged following an earthquake.  Engineers devised a plan, […]

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4 Tips to Operating a Forklift Safely

Safety is a vital priority to companies that own forklifts. It is vitally important to have a consistent, well-communicated safety plan in place for all those who operate forklifts. You may not be able to eliminate every accident, but you can limit your liability and the costs of unexpected repair and maintenance when your forklift […]

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Construction Spending Reaches New Highs as Unemployment Rate Drops Again

Unemployment is down while construction spending is up - music to the ears of those involved in the construction field The past six years have been pretty irregular in the construction field. The spring of 2008 caught many residential builders off guard - evidenced by the photos of rows of unfinished houses that were started […]

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