Training critical to successful operations
- Downtime detectives. Phair, Matthew // ENR: Engineering News-Record;01/05/98, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p24
Focuses on what construction contractors are doing in order to combat the problem of failing equipment. Information on the use of dealers which are more equipped rather than mechanics; Comments from Kelly Walker, a Dallas, Texas-based equipment management consultant; What the Yonkers...
- Tips of the month. // Pit & Quarry;Oct97, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p33
Offers advice on construction equipment maintenance. Need to consider the impact of all operating conditions on life of components and systems; Role of engine oils in the lubrication of off-highway equipment; Impact of the lack of lubrication on equipment.
- Modern equipment means aggressive maintenance. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Apr96 Supplement, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on the importance of proper maintenance of construction equipment. Features of effective maintenance programs; Benefits of properly maintaining equipment; Effects of equipment failure.
- Overhauling equipment becomes big business. Griffin, Jeff // Underground Construction;Apr97, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p25
Focuses on the business of overhauling equipments used for utility construction. Perspectives of overhauling construction equipment; In-house overhaul made by large companies to their own service facilities; Information on remanufacture items; Importance of dealer support to suppliers of...
- Break the mold on equipment specifications. Consider the following approach. McKew, Howard // Engineered Systems;Jun98, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p32
Discusses a design-build-operate-maintain (DBOM) process for equipment specification in the construction industry. Use of a preprogrammed computerized maintenance management software; Insertion of the equipment schedule into the contract specification book; Importance of data-retrieval...
- Ditch Witch working on training center. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Aug93, Vol. 220 Issue 8, p8
Updates on the construction of a training center for Ditch Witch in Perry, Oklahoma. Site; Features of the structure.
- Ditch Witch. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Mar96, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p59
Reports that the Subsite Electronics division of the Charles Machine Works Inc. has received International Standards Organization 9001 registration for its quality-management system by Det Norske Veritas.
- Ditch Witch. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Nov96, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p63
Announces the launching of a World Wide Web site by the Charles Machine Works Inc. Location of the site at http://www.ditchwitch.com.; Features of the site.
- New Subsite facility continues family concept. Carpenter, Robert // Underground Construction;Sep97, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p68
Focuses on Charles Machine Works' Subsite Electronics division's opening of its new research, development and manufacturing facility to trade media and factory personnel. Two groups of Subsite product line; Subsite Electronics division's plan to provide tools that promote safe and efficient...