Equipment https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/ en Buying Used Construction Equipment https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/buying-used-construction-equipment <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">Buying Used Construction Equipment</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27409" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Wells</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2015-06-22T20:22:58+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Mon, 06/22/2015 - 15:22</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>In the construction business, profitability largely depends on keeping overhead down. This applies particularly to construction equipment, the rising costs of which can burn you at both ends when the economy goes south. Unfortunately, there's a common misperception that pricey, new equipment is always preferable to used, because the latter will require maintenance that will only add up in the end.</div></div> </div> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:22:58 +0000 Kathy Wells 8727 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com 5 Essential Camera Features for Jobsite Equipment https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/5-essential-camera-features-jobsite-equipment <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">5 Essential Camera Features for Jobsite Equipment </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27631" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Elizabeth Manning</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-09-01T18:18:21+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Tue, 09/01/2020 - 13:18</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>What you need to look for in the jobsite equipment cameras you buy for your construction fleet. </p> </div></div> </div> Tue, 01 Sep 2020 18:18:21 +0000 Elizabeth Manning 14115 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/5-essential-camera-features-jobsite-equipment#comments Not Everybody Needs the Same Excavator https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/not-everybody-needs-same-excavator <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">Not Everybody Needs the Same Excavator</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27409" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Wells</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-07-28T19:43:07+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Tue, 07/28/2020 - 14:43</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>Excavators continue to hit the market in increasingly bigger and smaller sizes—as exhibited at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 earlier this year—reflecting a fundamental truth about equipment buying: not all contractors need the same excavator. And not every contractor needs the same 42-ton machine.&nbsp;</p></div></div> </div> Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:43:07 +0000 Kathy Wells 14074 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/not-everybody-needs-same-excavator#comments How to Expand Jobsite Capabilities with Proper Attachment Selection https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/how-expand-jobsite-capabilities-proper-attachment-selection <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">How to Expand Jobsite Capabilities with Proper Attachment Selection</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27631" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Elizabeth Manning</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-07-21T21:58:47+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Tue, 07/21/2020 - 16:58</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>As a construction business owner, your needs grow and diversify, so it’s important to maintain a nimble fleet capable of taking on multiple projects.</p> <p>Versatile attachments are designed to enhance the capabilities of compact track loaders, skid steer loaders and compact excavators, while also increasing operator productivity, reducing the cost of labor and opening up new revenue sources.</p></div></div> </div> Tue, 21 Jul 2020 21:58:47 +0000 Elizabeth Manning 14064 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/how-expand-jobsite-capabilities-proper-attachment-selection#comments How to Grow Your Business Using Specialty Equipment https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/how-grow-your-business-using-specialty-equipment <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">How to Grow Your Business Using Specialty Equipment</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27631" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Elizabeth Manning</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-04-29T18:27:54+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Wed, 04/29/2020 - 13:27</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>Consider diversifying your construction company's service offerings with specialty equipment. Here's why you should rent. </p> </div></div> </div> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 18:27:54 +0000 Elizabeth Manning 13948 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/how-grow-your-business-using-specialty-equipment#comments Are You Using the Wrong Tires for Your Equipment? https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/are-you-using-wrong-tires-your-equipment <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">Are You Using the Wrong Tires for Your Equipment?</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27631" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Elizabeth Manning</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-04-23T21:23:27+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Thu, 04/23/2020 - 16:23</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>The tires you are using on your construction equipment could make all the difference in your return on investment—make sure yours are right for the equipment and the job at hand</p> </div></div> </div> Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:23:27 +0000 Elizabeth Manning 13939 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/are-you-using-wrong-tires-your-equipment#comments How to Navigate the Equipment Buying Landscape in 2020 https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/how-navigate-equipment-buying-landscape-2020 <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">How to Navigate the Equipment Buying Landscape in 2020 </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27631" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Elizabeth Manning</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-03-18T19:39:31+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Wed, 03/18/2020 - 14:39</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>What you should know when looking for new equipment for your construction jobsite—from the information you need to a dealer who can help</p> </div></div> </div> Wed, 18 Mar 2020 19:39:31 +0000 Elizabeth Manning 13872 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/how-navigate-equipment-buying-landscape-2020#comments 6 Imperatives for Safer Equipment Maintenance & Operations https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/6-imperatives-safer-equipment-maintenance-operations <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">6 Imperatives for Safer Equipment Maintenance &amp; Operations</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/27631" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Elizabeth Manning</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-12T21:11:51+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Wed, 02/12/2020 - 15:11</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>What you need to do on a regular basis to make sure your equipment maintenance and operations processes are safe and efficient for all your compact equipment</p> </div></div> </div> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 21:11:51 +0000 Elizabeth Manning 13820 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/6-imperatives-safer-equipment-maintenance-operations#comments The Power of Remote-Control Technology https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/power-remote-control-technology <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">The Power of Remote-Control Technology</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/29960" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Rachel Fulford</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2019-12-10T18:06:33+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:06</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><p>The childhood dream of having life-size, remote-controlled compact equipment is now a reality. In fact, remote-control technology has become a new market segment for most major compact equipment manufacturers.</p> <p>But what exactly is a remote-controlled machine? Precisely what it sounds like: The advanced technology allows you or your compact loader operators to control your machine and the work it does from outside the cab, through the use of a transmitter strapped around the neck or a smartphone app.</p></div></div> </div> Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:06:33 +0000 Rachel Fulford 13698 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/power-remote-control-technology#comments What equipment pain point do you wish manufacturers would fix already? https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/what-equipment-pain-point-do-you-wish-manufacturers-would-fix-already <span property="schema:name" class="field field-name-title field-formatter-string field-type-string field-label-hidden">What equipment pain point do you wish manufacturers would fix already? </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field-name-uid field-formatter-author field-type-entity-reference field-label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/29960" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Rachel Fulford</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2019-10-28T20:34:19+00:00" class="field field-name-created field-formatter-timestamp field-type-created field-label-hidden">Mon, 10/28/2019 - 15:34</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field-node--body field-formatter-text-summary-or-trimmed field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden has-single"><div class="field__items"><div property="schema:text" class="field__item"><div class="body-img-l"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/secondary_images/RB-Headshot.jpg?itok=PwX6Ikwz" width="300" height="300" alt="" class="image-large" /></div> <p> <h2>Robert Preville</h2> <p><em>Founder &amp; Chief Executive Officer</em><br /> <em><a href="https://www.kwipped.com">Kwipped</em></a><br /> Businesses frequently prefer, and sometimes even require, the ability to finance equipment. However, the process of progressing from application to underwriting to approval to funding is still predominantly manual and requires a lot of time, effort and resources.</p></div></div> </div> Mon, 28 Oct 2019 20:34:19 +0000 Rachel Fulford 13663 at https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com https://www.constructionbusinessowner.com/equipment/what-equipment-pain-point-do-you-wish-manufacturers-would-fix-already#comments