An Operator’s Observations: Top 5 Video Episodes of The Dirt for 2021

2021 marked a new year for “The Dirt” and a new host. Bryan Furnace began hosting the weekly videos in July, bringing his experience as an equipment operator to a

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ASV debuts RT-40, its first CTL with a Yanmar engine

Some 20 years ago ASV showed the world a new kind of rubber track system that used oscillating bogie rollers in an undercarriage that practically floated over the ground. This

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Reduce False Insurance Claims with These Cloud-Enabled Truck Cameras

A backup camera is always a good idea for cars and commercial vehicles. But multiple cameras – side, rear and interior – are even better. Samsara has developed a new

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How to Protect your Tools and Equipment Against Winter’s Worst

Slightly less than a year ago the residents of one of the hottest states in the country woke up to find their power out, pipes burst and icy havoc everywhere.

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Preserving the Past: Top 5 Antique Equipment Stories of 2021

In 2020, we started an ongoing feature focusing on collectors of antique equipment and their favorite finds. Little did we know that the stories would become so popular. Readers seem

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Contractor of the Year Finalist: Building on Family Faith, Oak Hill Contractors Expands Beyond its Mining Reclamation Start

Josh Burkholder grew up on his family farm and times were tough. Searching for ways to bring in family income, he started mowing lawns and then turned to construction. It’s

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To Stop an Equipment Thief, Think Like an Equipment Thief

Crime is on the rise everywhere and with so many construction companies powering down in winter, equipment theft is rising accordingly. Pandemic issues such as reduced staffing and unemployment also

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Case debuts two new rollers with torque control and efficient compaction

For being the simplest machine in most construction fleets, the compactor has benefited from numerous technology enhancements in recent years. Case proves the point with its new compactor duo in

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Industry Roundup: Merlo names Brooks Tractor as Dealer and more

Brooks Tractor will now carry the entire line of Merlo telehandlers at each of its seven locations, which serve the major metropolitan areas of Wisconsin, and provide support to upper

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EquipmentShare launches Florida Case dealer following Trekker acquisition

EquipmentShare is branching out with the acquisition of six Trekker Tractor locations in Florida. At its new locations in Miami, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa and Fort Myers, EquipmentShare

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