Equipment Type

 Medium-Duty Trucks, Classes 4 - 6, 14,001 to 26,000 GVW

products

Model 220 cabover has a new electronic braking system and an redesigned cab.

Class 6 and 7 Kenworth cabover trucks have been upgraded with front air disc brakes, electronic braking module, and a new dash and gauge cluster.

Ford Commercial Truck is extensively redesigning its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks

Navistar International WorkStar Hybrid 4x4 is designed for medium-heavy on/off-road use.

Chrysler barged into the medium-duty class with the 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs. They are aggressively specced with gross vehicle weight ratings of 16,500 and 19,500 pounds, respectively, and standard 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel engines. There's a choice of six-speed automatic or manual transmissions.

Blogs

Big Iron
Construction is a local operation. Recruitment, therefore, must be local.
Big Iron
Out of the first 3,163 FAA exemptions for drones, 1,883 of them were for construction and infrastructure use.
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Successful fleet integrations of telematics are few and far between, and the penetration rate remains low across the industry.
Big Iron
John Meese, CEM, is the 2016-17 chairman of AEMP, and he has set his sights on a more diverse association.

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Skid steers are popular machines, but telematics is an untouched tool. https://t.co/rwycT695YP...
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From the editors 

Rod Sutton @rodsutton
For lack of a safety zone, construction worker killed. https://t.co/Unf5vxwK3I
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Rod Sutton @rodsutton
Only 12% use telematics, and here's how. https://t.co/3irSs8053m
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I always enjoy writing the @AEMP_ORG and...
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