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Factors to Consider When Renting vs Buying Construction Equipment

November 18th, 2021

When you need a new piece of construction equipment for an upcoming job, the big question is whether you should rent it or buy it. This is a complicated question, and there are a lot of factors to consider. Here are some of the big ones you need to keep in mind before making this… Read More +

Most and Least Profitable Heavy Equipment Machinery to Own

November 15th, 2021

If you are considering heavy equipment for sale, you are likely wondering whether you can make it profitable, or if it’s going to be a terrible loss. It’s hard to know how any given piece of equipment is going to work out for you, but talking to our friends in construction, we’ve come across some… Read More +

5 Profit-Draining Operator Errors and How to Spot Them

March 17th, 2021

Operator behavior not only impacts construction equipment health, but also the profitability of the operation. When we were designing ActiveCare Direct — our 24/7 machine monitoring service — we wanted to identify some of the most common operator errors and find a way to alert our customers before they turn into larger problems. Here are 5 profit-draining… Read More +

4 Ways to Lower Operating Costs in Earthmoving and Mining

February 1st, 2021

The more you spend, the less you make. It’s a pretty simple concept, but one you should focus on from time to time to evaluate how your business is performing. Is your site optimized to eliminate unnecessary waste? Are your operators using machines in the most efficient ways? Answering these types of questions can save you quite… Read More +