Tags: preventive maintenance

Take Care of the Undercarriage

Mar 01, 2014

Take Care of the Undercarriage

Daily walkarounds, preventive maintenance, and a focus on the health of its undercarriage will drive a dozer’s performance.   by John Bauer and Brad Stemper   Fact: approximately 20 percent of the purchase price and 50 percent of the maintenance cost of a dozer ...

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Keep Scrapers Running Strong

Aug 01, 2012

Keep Scrapers Running Strong

Select the right machine for the job and maintain it according to plan to achieve the lowest owning and operating costs and the lowest cost per ton.     W heel tractor-scrapers have great utility in quarry and aggregate operations due to their ...

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Planning for profit and sustainability

Oct 01, 2010

Planning for profit and sustainability

The best opportunities to invest capital in long-term assets may exist at the low point of the economic cycle. By Iain McBride We have all heard the story about the CEO who delivered record returns over his four-year term. He handed the ...

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Articulated trucks

May 01, 2010

Articulated trucks

  Being penny-wise on acquisition costs usually results in pound-foolish results. By Tom Jackson, Contributing Editor The articulated truck has gained in popularity in the last two decades as a highly productive earthmoving tool, proving its worth against other high-volume earthmoving methods and ...

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June 2009 – Information Library

Jun 01, 2009

by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   Age awareness training A new publication, Age Awareness Training for Miners, takes a comprehensive approach to health and safety training on the issues of aging workers and gives instructors information on how to provide age awareness training ...

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