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Does Lubricating Grease Have a Shelf Life?

Most materials, including lubricating greases, gradually deteriorate with time. For lubricating greases, the degree of deterioration depends a lot on the storage conditions. Under good storage conditions, the shelf life of a lubricating grease can be very long.

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Finding Parts for Older Cat Equipment Easy with Cat Classic Parts

Cat Classic Parts provides owners of older Cat equipment, like Bentley Development Co., with low-cost replacement parts that minimize the risk associated with non-genuine parts. “They have 100-plus Cat pieces of equipment and not all of them are brand new,” said Greg Osikowicz, a parts and service sales representative for Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc. “So the Cat Classic Parts are a very, very good option for them because it helps them run older machines at a lower cost per hour.”

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IMT Offers Revamped Lineup of TireHand Tire Manipulators

Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT) offers a new and improved lineup of TireHand tire manipulators that enable customers to efficiently and safely install and rotate the massive tires on mining and construction equipment.

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John Deere Adds College Program in North Dakota

In partnership with RDO Equipment Co., John Deere is expanding its C&F Tech initiative to include North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D. The John Deere dealer technician job training program is a two-year associate’s degree that enables students to troubleshoot, service, repair, and rebuild diesel equipment used by customers nationwide.

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Good Earth Wear Parts Streamline Production of Rock Dust

Freedom Materials Resources, a division of The Freedom Companies, produces coal mine rock dust at its West Frankfort, Ill., facility. The coal mine rock dust is utilized as a wet soil stabilizer for underground mining operations throughout the Midwest.

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