Election Year

Making the Most of an Election Year

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In less than a year, Americans will head to the polls to elect all 435 members of the House of Representatives and 33 members of the Senate. How do you feel about your representation in Congress? If you’re like an overwhelming majority of the public, you’re probably incredibly dissatisfied with Congress and its productivity this year.

Minimum Footprint, Maximum Productivity

Minimum Footprint, Maximum Productivity

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Pneumatic piercing tools have long been renowned for their ability to handle a variety of utility installation tasks without creating a large footprint. They are versatile, easy-to-use and cost-effective tools that are suited for tight areas where several utility lines currently exist. Piercing tools provide the means for an efficient installation method — stitch boring.

Your Mechanic’s Safety Should Not Be Overlooked

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A mechanic’s and equipment service technician’s safety is sometimes overlooked. Ask yourself: When was the last time your company focused on providing safety training for mechanics and service technicians in the equipment maintenance shop or in the field with the mechanics truck? What about the shop?

Taking the Wheel

Taking the Wheel

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Perhaps one of the most easily recognizable machines on any jobsite, excavators have a unique design that makes them ideal for tasks like demolition, material handling, digging, grading and dredging. From compact models weighing as little as 2 tons to massive, 36-ton behemoths, excavators have proven themselves to be indispensable tools for contractors all over the world.

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

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2014 will usher in a new generation of Tier 4 Final (Tier 4f) engine-equipped air compressors as manufacturers make these new units available to the marketplace. Tier 4f-compliant products are being introduced to meet regulations for reduced air emissions established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for machines ranging from 25 to 74 hp.

Komatsu America’s Komatsu CARE Maintenance Program Reaches Milestone

Komatsu America’s Komatsu CARE Maintenance Program Reaches Milestone

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In 2011 Komatsu America launched Komatsu CARE, its innovative complimentary maintenance program for Tier 4 machines, and recently, the program celebrated its 10,000th service interval.Celebrating in the achievement was Power Motive Corp., a Komatsu distributor. The complimentary maintenance program is available at all North American distributors and is transferable to new owners, upon resale, within the United States and Canada.