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Peterbilt 589.

Field Test Shows Peterbilt 589 Drives Strong

Feb. 6, 2024
Peterbilt’s old-but-new 589 performs well and should please its customer base.
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Telematics Aids Boom Lift Effectiveness

March 19, 2021
Frank Raczon, Senior EditorWith the majority of boom lift sales still going to rental companies, it’s easy to forget there are also contractor buyers—but both groups can now take...
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Technology, Training Keep Costs in Line for Asphalt Pavers

Feb. 18, 2021
Frank Raczon, Senior EditorOne way large asphalt paver manufacturers have been pushing through the pandemic is by adding technologies to help managers produce better mats—and ...
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How to Pare Concrete Paver Costs

Dec. 22, 2020
Frank Raczon, Senior EditorConcrete slipform pavers are considerable investments for fleets, so it’s important for managers to do all they can to keep operating costs down and...
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Cut Costs with Telehandler Technology

June 29, 2020
Frank Raczon, Senior EditorTelehandler manufacturers are adding technology to their machines in the form of telematics and alternative power sources, as well as features for load...
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Size, Electricity Power Scissor Market

March 24, 2020
Frank Raczon, Senior EditorThe latest developments and innovations in the scissor lift Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) category revolve around operation in small footprints...