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Kate Wade

Kate Wade

Kate Wade is the managing editor of Utility Fleet Professional and Incident Prevention magazines. She has been employed by Utility Business Media Inc. since 2008.

Terex Express Services

New Express Services from Terex

Express Services, new from Terex Services, provides fleet managers access to essential scheduled maintenance with quick turnaround. For things like hose replacement, annual inspections, DOT inspections and AWP programming, Terex service technicians can help utility crews, contractors and other fleet owners spend more time on the job and less in the shop. Terex Services has […]
Palfinger Equipment

PALFINGER Mechanics Truck and Service Crane

In a landmark effort to set new industry benchmarks, PALFINGER, the global leader in innovative crane and lifting solutions, proudly introduced its latest products – the PAL Pro 58 Mechanics Truck and PSC 8600 TEC Service Crane – exclusively at Work Truck Week in Indianapolis. Optimized for Class 5 chassis applications, the PAL Pro 58 […]
Mattracks Conversion System

Mattracks Launches Track Conversion System for Skid Steers

Mattracks, the original rubber track conversion system manufacturer, recently announced that its RT125 TC track model is now approved for wheeled skid steers with wheelbases 48 inches or greater. The RT125 TC is already being used by many customers on articulated loaders, riding trenchers and the Bobcat Toolcat. Supporting up to 12,500 pounds, the Mattracks […]
DICA Leveling Pad

DICA Adjustable Leveling Pad

LevelRight is DICA’s newest solution for operators of boom trucks, cranes, concrete pumps, jacking applications and other equipment with outriggers that must be operated in a level condition. LevelRight users can easily adjust the overall angle from 0-10 degrees and adjust in two planes up to 5 degrees. The 24-inch-diameter LevelRight will accept up to […]

Get Up to Speed on Fleet Advancements at North America’s Largest Work Truck Event

From March 5-8, North America’s largest work truck event – Work Truck Week – will take over the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Among this year’s offerings are the Green Truck Summit (March 5), educational sessions (March 5-7) and the Ride & Drive (March 6-7). Exhibits will be open March 6-8. Mary Aufdemberg, general manager […]
Bigfoot Pole Stand

Bigfoot Utility Pole Stand

Bigfoot Construction Equipment offers a new pole stand that allows for the secure and elevated placement of utility poles, making it seamless to place, pick or store the poles. The stand is made of the same custom composite material as the rest of Bigfoot’s quality outrigger pads. That material is one-seventh of the weight of […]
Terex Tech Tips

Terex Tech Tips

Terex Technical Support team members work closely with customers on a myriad of troubleshooting, repair and rebuild questions. In 2023, 13 new Tech Tips topics, six of which featured videos, were released to customers and users of Terex aerial devices, digger derricks and Z-45 substation utility boom lifts. Some information is applicable to anyone servicing […]
PACCAR Service School

PACCAR Winch 2024 Service School Schedule Announced

PACCAR Winch is excited to announce its 2024 Service School schedule, offering classes that provide authorized service centers, designated service partners, distributors, OEMs and their end users the knowledge needed to perform service work on BRADEN and Gearmatic winches and hoists. The popular Standard Offshore Hoist course is designed to meet the needs of hoist […]
Morback Chippers

Morbark Hand‐Fed Brush Chippers

Morbark LLC, a leading forestry, biomass, tree care, sawmill and wood recycling equipment manufacturer, recently unveiled the all-new BVR line of hand‐fed brush chippers. The BVR line of brush chippers builds upon the legacy of Morbark’s innovation in the tree care industry through an updated modular design. The complete line of BVR chippers includes the […]
GTS Keynote

Mary Aufdemberg to Present Green Truck Summit Keynote

Mary Aufdemberg, general manager of product strategy and market development for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), will deliver the Green Truck Summit keynote address on March 5, 2024. Held as part of Work Truck Week 2024, Green Truck Summit provides insights, solutions and resources in support of the work truck industry’s drive toward achieving greater […]