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Snap-On Education Program Trains, Certifies Technicians

Snap-on’s commitment to technical education and training remains high in 2013 as it continues working with trade schools to develop content that augments its course curriculum. The result is that more than 70 technical schools from across the country now offer specialized Snap-on Certifications in disciplines like torque, diagnostics and vehicle information systems. These innovative new certification programs enable students to broaden their technical skills while enhancing their employability.

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AEMP Announces Industry Certifications, Designations

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) announced professionals who have earned their Certified Equipment Manager (CEM) and Equipment Manager Specialist (EMS) certifications and the Certified Equipment Support Professional (CESP) designation during 2012. The group includes representatives from aggregates producers.

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The Doosan DXB260H hydraulic breaker features two-speed control of breaker frequency for improved efficiency in demanding demolition and rock-breaking applications. Delivering up to 600 blows per minute, the 5,400-lb. DXB260H is designed for use with excavators in the 27-to-37-metric-ton weight range, specifically the Doosan DX300LC and DX350LC.

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The design of the BX Series of Hydraulic Breakers from Breaker Technology Inc. produces stable high-speed percussion, and exceptional value and durability for all construction, demolition and rock breaking requirements, according to the company.

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Swiss-based, Fractum GmbH’s new gravity-impact breaker is a cost-effective solution to secondary breaking. The breaker needs to be mounted on a conventional excavator of at least 40 tons deadweight.

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