News Worthy of a Break from Your Daily Grind
Winter 2001

Feeling sick from being pitchedaround in your seat?
PWCE has the antidote.

Hearing Loss Prevention

OSHA issued a health standard mandating a comprehensive hearing conservation program for noise exposed workers in general industry in 1983. However, a number of recent studies have shown that a large number of construction workers experience work-related hearing loss. In addition, current industry practice with regard to the use of engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment to reduce exposure to noise is low in this industry.

Web Sites Worth Checking Out:

On this site you can make bids on their construction equipment auction, search for a Blue Book price, as well as the Green Guide to Equipment Values. You can also check equipment specs and check out the latest industry news.
Esasa.com is a trading posts of sorts for surplus machinery divided in categories from transportation to textiles.
Check out this informative site. It's easy navigation allows you to find answers to any questions you may have about this Minnesota company.

Extendable Paw
Increase your excavators reach up to 30%...

  • The Extendable Paw is a cost effective way to add extra reach and digging depth to your excavator.
  • Compare the cost difference between the Extendable Paw and purchasing a larger machine to get the desired reach.

Winterizing Your Equipment

  • Let machine idle until reaching operating temperature
  • Use dual-range, multiviscosity hydraulic fluid year round
  • Use a 50/50 mixture of water and antifreeze
  • Check belts and hoses for cracks, swelling, etc...
  • Store tires in a cool, dry place
  • Fill the diesel tank to avoid condensation
  • Change the oil to avoid corrosion


PWCE was asked to come up with a solution to Reynolds Aluminum's slag breaking problem. PWCE decided a slight modification to a mini-excavator would do the trick, and it did. Our END BREAKER could take extreme temperatures up to 900 degrees, fit into their size restrictions, and meet all operator safety concerns.

What do you get when you add a LONG DIPPER and a STRETCHED BOOM?

  • Features either a 3' rake with thumb or a bucket
  • Can be used in a variety of working conditions
  • Designed for many excavators

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