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An engine, or motor, is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines, including internal combustion engines and external combustion engines (such as steam engines) burn a fuel to create heat, which then creates a force.

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K-Tec land leveler pull-graders have been designed for maintaining haul roads and precision site leveling, completing the finish work to grade. Land Levelers models range in size between 12- and 28-feet widths. Standard features include walking axle, single simplistic tilt, depth level gauge and slope meter, and dual GPS/laser compatibility. Unique

Keep On Rolling

Keep On Rolling

While local people in the Amazon rainforest were well aware of the “trees that dripped tears,” rubber as we know it now, was so named because it was discovered to “rub out” pencil marks off paper. But it was not always the commodity it is today. European industrialists began exploring

A Solid Foundation

A Solid Foundation

Compaction is an essential part of the grading and excavating process because it is the component of the process that provides stabilization for the rest of the project, points out Ed Brenton, brand marketing manager, CASE Construction Equipment. “Without proper compaction, a job will fail in the future,” adds Brenton.

In The Dumps

In The Dumps

Traditionally, the choice of dump truck type has almost always been due to the application or the environment. “The two types are not really competing against one another,” says Rob McMahon, product marketing manager for Komatsu. “Rigid trucks are best on improved roads: paved or with good gravel and good

The Backhoe Tech Boost

The Backhoe Tech Boost

Contractors turn to a host of machines when they’re taking on grading and excavation projects. But few machines are as handy as the backhoe.

Brian Hennings, product marketing manager for backhoe loaders with John Deere Construction & Forestry, refers to the backhoe as the Swiss Army Knife of the construction industry. “The different attachments

Squeaky Wheels

Squeaky Wheels

Oil, lube, and coolant” are standard offerings at any garage or quick oil change shop and are familiar to all car owners. Heavy equipment operators utilize the same systems and have the same maintenance requirement, though on a much larger scale. And, in addition to oil and lube, heavy earth

Doosan Adds G40 Mobile Generator To Product Lineup

Doosan Adds G40 Mobile Generator To Product Lineup

Doosan Portable Power has added the G40WDO mobile generator to its product lineup. Rated with prime power output of 39 kVA, the G40 fills the position between the popular Doosan G25 and G50 generator models.

Equipped with a Doosan D24 diesel engine rated at 49 hp, the new G40 is

Tracking Non-Revenue Water Loss with GIS

Tracking Non-Revenue Water Loss with GIS

The White House Utility District in Southern Tennessee embarked on a water loss reduction program in 2012 in collaboration with Esri, a geographic mapping and software development company. To date, the utility has saved roughly $500,000 through eliminating water loss and reducing manpower hours.

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