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Doosan Portable Power names Red Hat Rentals as authorized dealer for light construction equipment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

Doosan Portable Power has named Red Hat Rentals of Fairfield, Texas, an authorized retail dealer of its line of light construction equipment. Red Hat Rentals, a full-service rental company of equipment for construction contractors and homeowners, has previously offered Ingersoll Rand-branded ...

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Advice from the Top Winter Maintenance Leaders: Extreme Equipment Maintenance and Fleet Management

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2010

The economy is still faltering. Cutbacks are the norm. And that may mean no — or very little — new equipment is being purchased. That means you need to know to hold on it, when to let it go, and ...

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Sustainability Tip of the Month: Learning from U.S. and Canadian Emissions Paths

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2010

Editor's Note: This is the second in a monthly series of short articles from John Deere that highlight emissions and sustainability topics, providing information and tips for contractors to help them best manage their fleets. During the last several years, Canadian ...

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Missouri DOT cancels bid opening...again

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 11, 2010

Seems like it's becoming a habit. Last month, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) cancelled its February bid opening and now the state agency is canceling its March bid opening -- originally planned for March 26 --  because of concerns about federal funding ...

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2009 a difficult year but 'devastating' to the construction industry

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 21, 2010

It's no secret that it's rough out there. It's been that way for a while now. But in the construction industry, we've been one of the hardest hit job sectors. While only 5 percent of the U.S. workforce, construction workers shouldered ...

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Case offers year-end promotion for contractors to gear up for 2010 stimulus projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 19, 2009

Racine, Wis.-based Case Construction Equipment today announced a “buy now, pay later” promotion that offers customers up to six months’ delay on payments and interest for new equipment purchased before Dec. 31, 2009. “The six-month no-payment offer will help our customers ...

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