Tag: labor

Systems to Prevent Backing Accidents

Systems to Prevent Backing Accidents

The number of fatal accidents involving employees, as well as the thousands of reported injuries and illnesses and waste collection vehicle accidents each year makes solid waste collection the fifth most dangerous job in the US.

Atkore International’s ACS/Uni-Fab Offers Prefabricated Wiring Systems

Atkore International’s ACS/Uni-Fab Offers Prefabricated Wiring Systems

ACS/Uni-Fab, part of the leading manufacturer of electrical products Atkore International, highlights their prefabricated wiring solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial lighting and power applications. Wiring components and devices are assembled to exacting standards in a controlled environment and delivered ready to install, significantly reducing the amount of labor required

Eaton Offers a Simple Low-Voltage Solution for Power, LED Lighting, and Controls That Saves up to 40 Percent on Installation Labor Hours

Eaton Offers a Simple Low-Voltage Solution for Power, LED Lighting, and Controls That Saves up to 40 Percent on Installation Labor Hours

Power management company Eaton offers the Distributed Low Voltage Power (DLVP) system, a flexible and electrically efficient low-voltage system combining power, LED lighting and controls into one simple, energy code compliant, project solution by blending the benefits of both alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) power distribution. The easily

CASE Construction Equipment Announces SiteControl CoPilot System for Select M-Series Dozers

CASE Construction Equipment Announces SiteControl CoPilot System for Select M-Series Dozers

Racine, Wis., July 19, 2017                                           

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all-new SiteControl CoPilot powered by Leica Geosystems. Available factory-installed or as a retrofit on select CASE M Series dozers, the CoPilot system bridges the gap between automatic and indicate-only systems and offers a cost-effective entry into 2D and 3D machine

Training: No Free Lunch

Training: No Free Lunch

Occasionally, we take a look back at some of the issues we’ve examined in past columns to assess their continued relevance and for insight on developments that may have evolved in the interim.

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.

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

Software Strategies

Software Strategies

Maynilad Water Services is the largest private water provider in the Philippines, serving a population of 9 million people in the western portion of Manila. The system faced a challenge, though: It needed to make better, and faster decisions on which pipes needed immediate maintenance, which leaks needed to be

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