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Tips for Maintaining Heavy Equipment

Heavy equipment is crucial to the success of any construction site. Without the right maintenance, machines can require costly repairs, slow productivity and even decrease in value over time. New and used heavy equipment maintenance is essential in ensuring that your machines are in working order, keeping your employees safe and getting the job done. […]

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Repair Before Failure

When you buy a Cat® machine, you know you are buying a quality machine that is built to last. A Cat machine is an investment in less down time and greater productivity, built with parts that are designed to last multiple lives. However, as with any great machine, it is important to perform preventative maintenance […]

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5 Considerations When Purchasing Hoses and Couplings for Your Heavy Equipment

Buying the correct hose and couplings is crucial to equipment performance, but budgets, project timelines and the variety of products available can make it challenging to decide which components are best for your machine. Consider these factors when reviewing your options. 1. Product Dependability Every manufacturer makes their hoses and couplings with different materials and quality standards, so […]

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Creating a Site-Specific Excavation Plan

When your job requires excavation, you need a plan to ensure work is performed safely. Every job site is different, so it’s essential to develop an excavation plan specific to your location and type of work. A detailed site-specific safety plan (SSSP) helps prevent accidents and ensures compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) […]

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Heavy Equipment for Summer

Running heavy equipment in the summer requires the right maintenance practices to consistently get the best performance out of it. If you’re gearing up for summer operations, keep these heavy equipment summer maintenance tips in mind to help protect your machinery on the job. 1. Prepare With Proactive Summer Equipment Maintenance When you’re getting your […]

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CTE Names Matt Nazzaro Chief Operating Officer

CTE Names Matt Nazzaro Chief Operating Officer Charlotte, N.C., June 3, 2022 – CTE announced today that Matt Nazzaro has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer and will oversee the daily management of the company, effective July 1. Ed Weisiger Jr., the family-owned company’s third generation of leadership, will remain serving […]

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Preparing Your Job Site for Severe Weather

When you’re handling construction projects, you often have to work in unpredictable conditions. To help protect your crew and prevent equipment damage, you should establish a construction site emergency plan to ensure everyone knows how to respond to danger. Preparing your construction site for severe weather can help you respond more effectively and maximize safety, […]

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Tips for Buying Used Heavy Equipment

For many in the industry, the question of new vs. used construction equipment comes down to one factor — cost. Used equipment is often more cost-effective than new equipment, making it more appealing to buyers. But it’s important to remember that the value you’ll get from a used machine depends entirely on how much use you […]

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CTE Invests $250,000 in Community Organizations

CTE Invests $250,000 in Community Organizations Carolina Cat’s parent company makes grants in honor of 95th anniversary Charlotte, N.C., March 31 – As a commemoration of its 95th year in business, CTE and its family of companies today announced seven grants totaling $250,000 to area nonprofit and educational organizations. The grants are directed to programs […]

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