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“You know pretty fast if someone can do it or not,” explains Lou Schack, spokesman for the Barrick Cortez goldmine located 80 miles outside of Elko, Nevada, Standing on a ridge overlooking...read more
Qualified individuals nationwide now have up to a year to obtain a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration military skills test waiver instead of just 90 days, the agency announced July 25. The...read more
Designed for mixer, crane and other severe-duty vocational applications, the Freightliner 114SD will be available with the Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine as a...read more
Used-truck prices in this year’s second quarter remained higher than those recorded for the first quarter, per the “Commercial Truck Monthly Report” for June on the vehicle-resale market just...read more
New Jersey now ranks fifth in the nation for thefts of backhoes and other construction equipment, according to rankings from the stolen vehicle tracking company LoJack.The jump in thefts of heavy...read more
Surplus heavy equipment and trucks of the U.S. military are to be managed and sold by online marketing company IronPlanet of California.The service comes under a contract from the U.S. Defense...read more
Workshop introduces women to careers in skilled trades
Jennifer Dubreuil is sick of struggling to find work.The 40-year-old mother works retail and said she’s going nowhere, so it’s high time she gave skilled trades a chance.“I have a young teenage...
Diesel drivers to be penalised in drive to cut air pollution
Cars with diesel engines could soon incur new charges and higher taxes as part of efforts to lower air pollution levels in Britain’s towns and cities.Drivers of diesel-powered vehicles will have to...
How an alternative fuel vehicle fits into your fleet
In just a few short years, trucks powered by alternative fuels have gone from a rare sight on the road to a growing trend that has seen serious investment by big fleets. Today’s biggest alternative...