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How to Choose the Best Heavy Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup

How to Choose the Best Heavy Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup

Published on September 20, 2021

Cleaning up after a disaster can be dangerous, but with the right heavy equipment for fighting wildfires and handling cleanup, you can get the job done safely and efficiently. Various types of heavy machinery are used to clean up wildfires, such as excavators, loaders, dozers, and forest machines. When you have the proper equipment to […]

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Top 12 Benefits of Equipment Telematics

Top 12 Benefits of Equipment Telematics

Published on September 8, 2021

Today’s smart technology means we can monitor our health, homes, and even our pets. Why shouldn’t our heavy equipment be smart, too? Heavy equipment telematics can do just that. Equipment telematics is steadily growing in popularity as fleet owners realize the immense value of these systems. A 2021 report on fleet technology trends shows that […]

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Is Becoming a Diesel Mechanic a Good Career?

Is Becoming a Diesel Mechanic a Good Career?

Published on August 9, 2021

With competitive pay, exciting work, and the solid labor demand, becoming a disel mechanic can be a great career choice. In this article, we’ll examine the diesel mechanic career path. It is important to explore the type of work they do and the advantages before you decide to pursue a career as a diesel mechanic. […]

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How to Become a Diesel Mechanic

How to Become a Diesel Mechanic

Published on July 26, 2021

If you’re looking for a career where you get to work with your hands and earn a solid income without a four-year college degree, becoming a diesel mechanic might be for you. As a diesel mechanic, you’ll get to solve problems every day and keep heavy-duty diesel engines running at their best. Before pursuing a […]

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10 Reasons to Become a Diesel Mechanic

10 Reasons to Become a Diesel Mechanic

Published on June 21, 2021

A diesel mechanic, also known as a diesel technician, repairs, maintains, and rebuilds diesel engines and vehicles. The overall need and demand for skilled diesel mechanics and technicians remain high throughout the United States. Many training programs and apprenticeships offer a quick way to learn fundamental skills to start your career as a diesel mechanic. […]

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On the Lookout for Lockout/Tagout

Published on April 26, 2021

Why is “lockout tagout” safety so important? In the simplest terms, it is because it is extremely hazardous for employees to work on repairing a machine when there is stored energy in it.There are three groups of employees who are impacted by lockout/tagout, including: – Authorized employees are those who service and maintain machinery and […]

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Lance Pecetti – Godfather of Cashman’s CRC

Published on April 23, 2021

By Kate Gallagher, Cashman Equipment Marketing Communicator Where were you 45 years ago? Getting married? Starting out at your first job? Not even born yet? In January of 1976, Lance Pecetti was driving down Glendale Avenue in Reno, Nevada looking for a job after graduating from WyoTech with a technical degree. He applied at John […]

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The Importance of Reliable and Efficient Mining Equipment

Published on March 31, 2021

The mining industry is one of the most challenging job sectors in the country. Mining operations are always focused on controlling costs and maintaining a profit. Having reliable equipment makes mining easier, safer, and more productive. The right equipment can also improve the mine site’s productivity and help your keep cost per ton low. Read […]

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Common Types of Mining Equipment Used in the Mining Industry

Published on March 25, 2021

Mining is one of the most vital components of modern society due to the use of mined minerals in almost every consumer product. Additionally, 50% of the nation’s energy comes from coal or nuclear power that uses uranium. To support this need for modern equipment, mines are found in all 50 states, including our home […]

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Guide to Choosing a Power Generation System for Your Business

Published on January 28, 2021

If your business recently experienced a power outage, you already know first hand how valuable electricity is. On average, Nevada experiences 29.9 hours worth of electrical outages each year. For a business owner like you, that’s almost a full work week lost to outages every year. If you’re looking for a way to avoid closing […]

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