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6 Ways to Manage Rising Equipment & Rental Costs

The education session "How To Manage Rising Equipment & Rental Costs" was presented at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020.A major challenge facing companies in today’s construction industry is how to deal with rising equipment and rental costs. One... Continue Reading

The Road from Parts Runner to President

Mike Ortiz got interested in construction equipment as a boy when his family was building a house in northeast Ohio. “My dad had a friend who was an owner/operator. He brought over a bulldozer to dig a backyard pond. I watched that... Continue Reading

Establishing a Standard for Equipment Replacement

Equipment managers have a few different ways to go about determining when a piece of equipment is in need of replacement. It doesn’t have to be rocket science, but it does have to be based on some hard data.Mike Vorster, owner of C.E.M.P... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Better Leverage Your OEM Relationships

Construction companies are often advised to not get too cozy with suppliers. Doing so can cause key employees to lose objectivity, along with their ability to negotiate for better prices and programs. While there is a lot of truth to... Continue Reading

Finding Value in Telematics Data

Telematics allows the transfer of information from construction equipment in the field to the office. Data such as hours, utilization, fault codes, and fuel usage can help fleet owners prevent downtime, save on fuel and operate more... Continue Reading

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Equipment Operator Best Practices

Attend the education session "Equipment Operator Best Practices" on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWHelping operators be more efficient and productive is a continuum. It can be as... Continue Reading

The Future of Asset Management is Powered by Data

Attend the education session "The Future of Asset Management & Liquidation: New Strategies for Maximizing Returns" on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWWhat’s our fleet worth? What’s... Continue Reading

4 Traits of Successful Construction Project Managers

“I love construction. It’s not weird to me that I’m here.” That’s how Kate Rieling, project manager with Vertical Earth in Cumming, Georgia, explains her comfort in her job. She says there aren’t a lot of women in her field of civil site... Continue Reading

9 Questions to Ask Before Buying GPS

Attend the education session "GPS on the Jobsite: What You Need To Know" on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWGPS technology is becoming more important on job sites. It gives you fast and... Continue Reading

Best Hydration Drinks for Construction Workers

In physically demanding jobs like construction, hydration is essential to not only worker productivity, but also safety. This is especially the case when the heat index climbs above the 103°F mark.OSHA Guidelines to Stay Safe in Extreme... Continue Reading