Clear The Air: Heavy Equipment Operator Health and Safety

When it comes to heavy equipment, operator health and safety is a huge concern. In 2020 alone, there were 1,008 fatalities amongst construction workers.  Between the large machinery, dangerous heights, and exposed materials, jobsites that utilize heavy equipment can be very dangerous.  Even in agriculture, where there’s more space and potentially fewer machines, injury and even death are still common issues.  And while these [...]

2022-09-15T19:14:45+00:00September 15, 2022|

Electric Equipment ROI: How much can you save?

* * * Let's face it - managing your fleet is a delicate balancing act.  Whenever you're considering adding a new piece of equipment, or replacing an old one, owners need to make sure they're making the right decision for their bottom line.  Because HEVI's tech is at the forefront of industrial electrification, people sometimes get the impression that it must come with [...]

2022-09-08T21:01:26+00:00September 8, 2022|

The Electric Advantage: Electric Equipment Benefits Every Industry

When you see electric heavy electric equipment at work, it can be easy to forget how truly different they can be when compared with diesel.  In fact, nearly everyone can benefit from electric heavy equipment, and in this post, we'll highlight the benefits it can bring to specific industries.  If you don't see your industry listed, check back - we're continually updating this [...]

2022-09-29T19:56:45+00:00August 18, 2022|

Comparing Electric vs. Diesel:  Does Electric Heavy Equipment Have Enough Power?

When Tesla was first launching its vehicles, it needed to speak to its potential customers in a language they could understand.  American consumers were used to thinking of their cars in terms of horsepower, but electric motors are rated in terms of torque and kWh.  It would be hard to sell cars based on torque and kWh when consumers already understood, “My engine gets [...]

2022-08-11T16:05:14+00:00August 11, 2022|

A New Electric Wheel Loader: Introducing the GEL-5000

What is the GEL-5000?  The GEL-5000 electric wheel loader is ready to work! The GEL line of electric wheel loaders now includes the GEL-5000, HEVI’s newest loader design.  Although engineered from the ground up with sustainability in mind, the GEL-5000 can still achieve a 5 ton lifting capacity.  With its expanded battery capacity, the GEL-5000 provides 8 hours of operation with as [...]

2022-07-20T18:46:25+00:00July 20, 2022|
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