REBUILDING FOR RESILIENCE

With the increasing occurrence of natural disasters around the world, rebuilding for resilience is an essential conversation within the construction community. It’s time to reform our disaster response plans, and it begins with how we approach construction at its core. It’s no secret that there’s been an exponential increase in natural disasters in the US,… read more

History of Screeners

History of Screeners wagner equipment co

When we think of screens for materials processing, we think of the small, hand-held pans that gold miners used to use that shifted through sand and left gold bits behind. In fact, you can think of modern-day screeners as much the same thing — just on a much grander scale. Wagner Equipment Co offers screening… read more

History of Crushers

History of Crushers wagner equipment co

It’s safe to say that mining has helped human civilization progress to what it is today. It fueled early civilizations, and without coal, the Industrial Revolution might never have happened. Potentially, our lifestyle could be hundreds of years behind what it is today if humans had not engaged in mining. If you think of all… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Seal Kits

We’ve been discussing lately on our blog the importance of having spare Cat parts on-hand. This is super beneficial to prevent downtimes, which can cost you money, and to ensure no undue damage is done to your Cat machine because a part wore out. By regularly checking your Caterpillar heavy equipment, you can ensure that… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Bearings, Part 2

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Bearings, Part 2 wagner equipment co

It’s hard to believe when you look at a bearing that this tiny component that is so integral to the workings of a machine is a precise piece of engineering that has been created by thousands of man hours to perfection. These small pieces of metal are so integral, in fact, to the operation of… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Bearings, Part 1

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Bearings, Part 1 wagner equipment co

As a heavy equipment operator and/or owner, it’s helpful to have extra spare parts around for when something breaks. While we all hope nothing does break, the truth is that all heavy equipment parts break, and we all know an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Wagner Equipment Co offers the best… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Filters, Part 2

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Filters, Part 2 colorado, new mexico, texas wagner equipment co

Most of us have experienced a breakdown on a job site. It seems like all work stops when this happens. Everyone comes over to try and figure out what the problem is, and soon all work has come to a standstill. Not only are you losing productivity from your Cat machine being down, but now… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Filters, Part 1

pare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Filters, Part 1 wagner equipment co colorado new mexico texas

Heavy equipment is made of a lot of component parts — so many in fact that it can be dizzying to think about. Every nut and bolt is crucial to the operation of your heavy machinery, and it can be surprising how one small part out of place or missing can affect and/or shut down… read more

Winter Operator Tips for Your Heavy Equipment

  You would think driving a piece of heavy machinery is the same every day, day-in and day-out. However, just like with your car, winter brings a whole new set of challenges when driving, such as less traction, snow to plow through, and ice. Plus, the weather causes mechanical parts to operate differently, which takes… read more

Winter Care Tips for Your Heavy Equipment

winter care tips for heavy equipment wagner equipment co colorado

While heavy equipment is built to run all year long, weather definitely affects not only your machinery, but also your ability to do your jobs. Let’s face it, when it’s sub-zero wind chill, it’s extremely hard to dig no matter how great your excavator is. In addition, due to extreme heat and extreme cold, your… read more