SAVE MONEY AND DON’T CHANGE OIL AFTER FIXED HOURS OR KILOMETERS

Conventional wisdom has it that with regard to lube oil one needs to change after a fixed number of kilometers or hours. However, according to the Nicols Concrete Equipment Company the wiser strategy is Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) which means only change oil when an oil analysis says that it needs to be done. Nichols have a fleet of 55 trucks, all of them MACK AI ASE7 engines and transmissions.

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FIFTEEN PEOPLE DEAD FROM LISTERIOSIS

Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by the bactera Listeria monocytogenes. It is a foodborne illness with the usual culprits being hot dogs, deli meats and soft cheese. In some such ready-to-eat foods, contamination may occur after factory cooking prior to packaging. The problem with the Listeria bacteria is that it can grow and multiply in the refrigerator.

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