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  1. 28 July 2015
    The quarry and aggregate equipment acquisition mindset has traditionally been to purchase a loader or haul truck and squeeze every ounce of life out before turning it over to the scrap yard. There are, however, several benefits to leasing of which more and more aggregate companies are taking advantage.
  2. 10 July 2015

    One billion pounds of plastic bags, wraps, and film were recycled in the U.S. in 2011. That's a 55-percent increase since 2005. A primary market for this material is the composite-lumber industry.

  3. 10 July 2015

    Today's Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) is not the same old diesel fuel anymore. It poses a greater static-ignition hazard than earlier diesel formation with higher sulfur content.

  4. 10 July 2015

    Emissions, tiers, engines, there are so many different pieces of information flying around regarding performance and maintenance, how do you know what to believe?

  5. 10 July 2015

    When equipment breaks, loggers face some tough choices. One of the biggest is whether to repair the component altogether. Replacing the component fixes the problem quickly. Using parts to repair saves money upfront, but can also mean additional downtime.

  6. 07 July 2015
    Today's quarry and aggregate business is more competitive than ever. Your ability to loadout more accurately and efficiently than a rival operation can be the difference between being a material producer and being your area's material producer of choice.
  7. 07 July 2015
    Quarries contain some of the hardest working equipment you'll find anywhere. It's big, tough, and built to perform. However, with the rapid, ongoing development of technology for quarry operations, today's machines are as much about brains as brawn.
  8. 01 July 2015

    Like most loggers, a love for the land and working outdoors led Chad Nimmer to the timber industry. However, Nimmer quickly learned that the business knowledge is crucial to success in the logging industry.

  9. 19 June 2015

    John Deere units worldwide are making off-the-job safety awareness a priority. That's because nine of 10 fatalities and more than two-thirds of disabling injuries occur off the job, according to the U.S. National Safety Council. Deere safety records show company employees are 20 times more likely to be hurt off the job than while at work.

  10. 18 June 2015

    He may be 33 years old, but when Jacob Cline, pictured above, puts on John Deere's new aging-simulation suit, he's working as if he's 63. Cline is a product delivery process engineer and one of the first employees to try the new suit at John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Illinois.

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