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Preventing Corroision After Collision Repairs Protects Profits, Performance for the Long Haul

When a truck or commercial vehicle is manufactured, preventative measures are taken to resist corrosion over the life of that vehicle. These preventative measures come in the form of primers, …
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An Introduction to Paint Booth Filters & Maintenance

Posted By: Ronnie Guindon. You can connect with Ronnie Guindon here.

The filters you choose for your truck refinish paint booth ? and how well you maintain them ? can have a direct impact on everything from booth efficiency and paint …
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Road to Green: HD Vehicle Technology Will Change Labor Measurement

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

The progression of heavy duty vehicle technology will make a dramatic difference in measuring a typical HD service shop business. The HD aftermarket will have to relearn this portion of …
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Road to Green: Do You Have a Problem with Too Much Staff Turnover?

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

Everyone acknowledges the shortage of competent technicians, and staff in general, in this heavy duty industry, but it becomes really scary when a HD service shop can?t keep the staff …
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Road to Green

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood.

The following is a checklist of items for consideration to be measured each and every month.  Keep in mind that ?if you can?t measure it, you can?t manage it?.  Get …
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United Kingdom CO2 emissions fall to lowest level in nearly a century

LONDON — A record drop in coal use ? coupled with the rapid growth of renewable energy, an expansion of energy efficiency programs, and an increase in burning natural gas …
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‘Spinning sail’ rebooted to cut fuel and make ocean tankers greener

LONDON — An ocean-going tanker is to be fitted with a type of ?spinning sail? invented almost a century ago in a step that could lead to more environmentally friendly …
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UT researchers link methane in groundwater to natural sources near Barnett wells

AUSTIN, Texas ? Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin have found that high levels of methane in well water from two counties near Fort Worth are probably from …
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Scottish councils invest £1.7 billion into fossil fuel companies

EDINBURGH ? In a departure from the fossil fuel disinvesting trend, Scottish local authorities are pouring £1.7 billion in 52 fossil fuel companies, realizing perhaps its bounty of hydrocarbon resources, …
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EPA spending to sink -31% under Trump?s budget proposal

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump released a partial outline of his 2018 budget, proposing billions of dollars in spending cuts to most government agencies to pay for large increases in …
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