Tag: excavation

The action of excavating something, especially an archaeological site.

Attention is Mandatory

Attention is Mandatory

It’s a well-known fact that trash trucks operate in one of the dirtiest, most severe environments. Because of this, keeping up-to-date on routine and preventative maintenance is even more important than in other industries. One day of unscheduled downtime is worth $780–$1,000, estimates Michael Thompson, inside service manager, Autocar LLC—and

Closing Up

Closing Up

Researchers at the University of California Riverside and elsewhere have just published a paper linking the effects of climate change to more frequent and intense flooding. It has to do with the effects of temperature, rainfall, and humidity on the macropores in the soil—that is, the spaces larger than 0.08

CM Labs Sets Industry Benchmark with New Dozer Simulator Training Pack

CM Labs Sets Industry Benchmark with New Dozer Simulator Training Pack

The first simulation training solution that promotes acquisition of precision excavation and grading techniques

Montreal, QC, September 12, 2018 — CM Labs Simulations has announced the release of a state-of-the-art Dozer Simulator Training Pack that allows trainees to experience the unique feel of pushing soil and aggregate material from the seat of

The Squeaky Wheel

The Squeaky Wheel

Fluids are essential to machine health but are too often overlooked and under-prioritized. Also, many only learn basic or general fluid maintenance information, and this, plus some misinformation, often leads to less optimal machine productivity and longevity and can lead to catastrophic failure.

The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease
“Oil is a

Physical Gains from the Digital World

Physical Gains from the Digital World

The greatest productivity-enhancing features on new heavy equipment are digital—not mechanical. Machine size, attachment size, swing speed, travel speed…none of these changes have the potential to unlock productivity and efficiency in the same manner that digital technologies can. The technologies that have the greatest influence over heavy equipment production and

Digging With the Big Boys

Digging With the Big Boys

Excavators come in all sizes, from dining-room-table-sized mini excavators to the standard mid-sized machines. Yet even those pale in comparison to the largest excavators on the market. These behemoths of digging, these titans of exhumation are the types of tools that some construction industry members have dreamt of using since

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