Winter News, Videos, and Information


Diesel Engines Do's, Don'ts for Trouble-Free Winter

The best solution to cold weather diesel starting problems is to avoid them by being prepared for cold weather before it happens. Diesel engines are harder to start in cold weather because they depend on high temperatures created by compression to ignite the injected fuel....


State DOTs Face Challenges Clearing Roads in Winter

To keep roads free of snow and ice in the wintertime requires the right mix of people, equipment and chemicals, two state departments of transportation explained recently — components that now also must include COVID-19 infection contingencies....


Henderson Products Thrives On Time-Tested Principles

Manchester, Iowa-headquartered Henderson Products, manufacturers of innovative snow and ice solutions for municipal applications, have long been known as pioneers in the science of snow and ice management due to the development of its brine mixing and application equipment....


Benefits of Preheating Engine Oil in Colder Weather

Cold oil uses expensive horsepower. Diesel, gasoline and LPG fueled engines are designed to extract useable horsepower from the fuel used to operate them. These engines are sized according to the work expected to be accomplished by each one....


Maintenance: Operation & Storage in Cold Weather Climates

Winter is coming. Whether you plan on using your equipment or storing it away for the season, it is critical the machines are properly prepared. Use this guide to help make sure your equipment starts right back up when springtime blooms....


OSHA Urges Workers Engaged In Snow Removal to Be Aware of Potential Hazards

With record snowfalls in Pennsylvania and Western New York, along with frigid temperatures in the Northeast and Midwest, OSHA is urging all those involved in snow removal and cleanup to take precautions and focus on safety....


Enormous Ice Castle Uses Unconventional Construction Method

Construction crews are hard at work building a castle made entirely of ice. The structure, which is being built on a baseball field in Dillon, Colo., will be large enough for visitors to walk through, once it is complete, 9 News reported....


Infographic: Is Your Crew Ready for Winter Weather?

Cold weather brings a unique set of safety hazards to the worksite, but these tips from OSHA are certain to help ensure your crew is prepared for the winter chill. ...


State Governor Announces New Winter Travel Tool, Administration Outlines Winter Prep

With the winter season approaching, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced Oct. 19 that a new online tool is available to inform the public of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) operations this winter....