Tag: earthmoving contractor

In the world of construction, earthmoving contractors do much more than haul dirt around; their responsibilities include site preparation, grading, trenching and many other soil-related tasks.

Machine Control: The New Normal

Machine Control: The New Normal

From GX June 2016

Mike Bowman, president of M & C Excavating in Fountaintown, IN, has used machine control technology in his business for some time.

“If you’re going to be competitive, you will have to get into this,” he says. “I don’t think you’re going to have a choice. It’s a big player

Hydroseeding Successes

Hydroseeding Successes

Sam Howard and his crew at Central Carolina Seeding in Winston-Salem, NC, have been doing hydroseeding work on a highway project near Blowing Rock, NC. Their work —done in stages—started in 2012 and will finish in the fall of 2015.

Hydroseeding Successes

Hydroseeding Successes

Sam Howard and his crew at Central Carolina Seeding in Winston-Salem, NC, have been doing hydroseeding work on a highway project near Blowing Rock, NC. Their work -done in stages-started in 2012 and will finish in the fall of 2015. “It’s a beautiful area, with pretty steep terrain,” says Howard

Easing the Regulatory Burden

To some, the EPA’s final rule on construction-and-development (C&D) effluent limitations guidelines might appear to be a case of costly, overly burdensome regulation. But landscape designers and permitting authorities would do well to recognize that familiarity with specifics of the new rule means that it need not be so burdensome

Tax Breaks, Low Rates Spur Financing for New Equipment

To say we’re seeing a boom in new equipment sales is no exaggeration. A combination of tax incentives and low interest rates have fueled a sales frenzy across the nation. At John Deere’s Construction and Forestry Company, for example, loan volumes for equipment shot up by more than 40% through

Stepping Up Your Maintenance Program

Contractors are doing more with less these days. They’re extending equipment maintenance intervals and pushing machines to their limits. More aggressive preventive maintenance (PM) programs are the order of the day.”We’re getting more and more into reliability-based maintenance,” says Thad Pirtle, vice president and equipment manager at Traylor Bros. Inc.,

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