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Equipment Maintenance Resources from Rhino Equipment

Have you checked out Rhino Equipment's YouTube Channel? We found some great maintenance videos! Fuel Filter & Fuel-Water Separator Filter Replacement A demo of how to properly replace fuel filters and fuel-water separator filters by a Rhino Equipment Service Engineer. Fuel filters help to clean the fuel from the fuel tank that goes into your […]

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Bobcat Loader Inspection and Maintenance Tips

Have you checked out Bobcat Company's YouTube Channel? We found some great videos about Bobcat Loader Maintenance and Inspections: Inspect Your Bobcat Loader: Perform daily maintenance before operating your Bobcat loader. Instructions are necessary before operating or servicing your Bobcat Skid Steer Loader. It is important to read and understand the operation and maintenance manual, […]

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CAT B15 Smartphone Put to the Test During Built For It Trials

Would you be worried about dropping your phone if you had a CAT smartphone? Probably not! Check out this video of a CAT B15 smartphone plummeting from 35 feet into a deep pool of water after being dropped by a CAT MH3049 Material Hanlder. The operator rescues the B15 from the water (it still works […]

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G. W. Van Keppel Open House

On April 24, 2014 the Aggregate, Construction Equipment, Material Handling, Underground, Used Parts, and Quarry Supply divisions of the G. W. Van Keppel Company held an open house at the Company’s headquarters in Kansas City, Kansas.  The event included coffee and donuts in the morning, a full lunch with chicken and fish, hands on equipment […]

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JENGA Game Played with CAT Equipment

It's the largest board game ever played with CAT Equipment! During the Caterpillar Built For It Trials, "Stack" pits five heavy equipment operators against a mountain of massive wood blocks! Excavators and Telehandlers are used to remove and reposition a stack of 27 JENGA blocks one at a time without toppling the structure.   Source: […]

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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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CASE PT240 Helps Georgia Contractor Achieve Low Air Voids

CASE roller fleet anchored by the PT240 pneumatic tire compactor helps Georgia contractor consistently achieve low air voids on asphalt projects. A high percentage of air voids in hot mix asphalt projects ultimately contributes to flaws in roadways. The ability to consistently keep air voids to a minimum is where Thompson, GA-based C&H Paving excels. […]

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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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NICB Reports That Heavy Equipment Thefts Are Down Since 2008

A 19% reduction in heavy equipment thefts points to better site management and more security-conscious operators The NICB (National Insurance Crime Bureau) and the NER (National Equipment Registry) have partnered up to examine data that has been collected and disseminated by the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) related to heavy equipment theft over the past […]

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