3 Tips on How to Strategically Manage Your Construction Equipment Fleet

Bobcat E85 mini excavator moves broken concrete with a bucket

Trying to turn a profit? Few things disrupt a successful work season like unexpected downtime. After 14 years of keeping his equipment running and his crews busy, Dave Murray, president of Samron Midwest Contracting, shares his tried-and-true fleet management solutions

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Water and Sewer Contractor Triples Family Business

Bobcat E35 digs a deep trench for water and sewer lines.

Jason Green is used to covering ground. It’s not unusual for him to drive well over 100 miles into any of six counties on any given day. His company, Consolidated Water Services of Centralia, Illinois, works with more than 20

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Family business built on many attachments

An operator in a Bobcat T595 with an auger drills a post hole

It started with an unusual request. Three years after founding Swogier Construction, Stan Swogier received a customer request to put in a sand volleyball court. So, Stan rented a Bobcat loader with a backhoe attachment. After finishing the job, Stan

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Equipment comfort features let contractor continue work despite chronic pain

Todd Sharp climbs into his T650 compact track loader

Many skilled trades workers experience injury or physical setbacks at some point in their careers. This customer shares how Bobcat equipment provides him with enough comfort features to continue doing the work he loves, despite pain caused by genetics and rough competitive equipment.

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Concrete contractor builds a $5 million company with the right equipment

Chris Menn moves dirt with his T770 compact track loader

Chris Menn decided to take a risk by quitting his job and starting his own concrete company. The move paid off, and today, Chris runs a successful company to the tune of $5 million. In this blog, Chris shares how he launched his own business — and how the right equipment choices helped him along the way.

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5 ways to boost snow crew morale during winter storms

John Eastman, owner of Eastman Homeowner Services, knows snow. Located at 8,000 feet in the High Sierra Mountain town of Mammoth Lakes, Eastman’s snow removal crew regularly battles extreme snowfalls – including 445 inches of the stuff during the 2016-2017

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