Triad Machinery Recognizes National Forest Products Week

Used forestry equipment - Triad Machinery

As we move closer to becoming a paperless society, Triad Machinery understands and recognizes the significance of the forestry industry. Did you know that paper is a biodegradable, renewable, and sustainable product made from trees? Growing and harvesting trees provide jobs for millions of Americans. Working forests are good for the environment and provide clean […]

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October Safety Corner – Fire Safety

Did you know October is Fire Safety month? In the United States alone, fire departments responded to an estimated 1,318,500 fires in 2018. These fires resulted in 3,655 civilian fire fatalities; 15,200 civilian fire injuries; and an estimated $25.6 billion in direct property loss (this figure includes $12.4 billion in losses from major California wildfires). […]

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Link-Belt Precision Grade, Guidance & Control

Precision Grade dashboard for exacting measurements

There will always be planning, permitting, bidding, and numerous other steps needing completion before a single shovel of dirt is dug. Once the construction equipment arrives, the work is just beginning. Minor missteps along the way can cost tens of thousands of dollars over the life of a project. While technology cannot stop every miscalculation, […]

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Sling Inspection Procedure

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. It may be a tired, old cliche, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true. Cranes today can lift hundreds of tons of material hundreds of feet in the air. But if just one aspect of the lift goes wrong, it could all come crashing down. […]

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Triad Machinery Depends On RemoteCare Telematics

Triad Machinery Inc. is one of the biggest users of RemoteCARE in North America. The system stands as an important piece of the company’s product support strategy. LBX talked with two of their most prolific users, Mike Bianchini, Sales and Dan Sprague, Service Tech, located at Triad Machinery’s Portland, OR branch. Both Mike and Dan have been […]

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3D Lifting Plans

A 3D lift plan used to prepare for a lift

Whether it’s using a lift boom to repair a transformer atop a power pole or lifting 100 tons of material 100 feet in the air, careful planning is needed. Called a lift plan, there are several factors to consider; lift radius of the crane or boom, weight to be lifted, and even the amount of […]

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July Safety Corner – Beat the Heat

As the weather changes from season to season, each brings its own inherent risk.  Below a few hazards during the summer months and what you can do to protect yourselves. Sun & Heat—Risks from sun and heat include sunstroke, dehydration, and sun burns. When heat poses a danger to you, make sure that you stay […]

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Tigercat Skidder Financing Special Extended!

Tigercat has extended their Finance Special on new Tigercat Skidders delivered through July! Rates from 0% for 36 months, 0.9% for 48 months and 1.9% for 60 months on approval of credit. Check out our current inventory of new Tigercat Skidders and reach out to your local Triad representative for more information! […]

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