Four Quick Tips for Keeping Your Excavators in Good Working Condition

SHANE HEDMOND | September 27, 2018

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Excavators are a vital piece of equipment on many construction sites all over the world.  They’re also very expensive machines that deserve to be treated well.  They’re also the 3rd most commonly stolen piece of construction equipment.

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