*This survey, commissioned by Shell Lubricants and conducted by research firm Edelman Intelligence, polled 406 decision makers in the construction industry in 8 countries (Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Russia, UK, US) from November to December 2015.

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is defined by Shell Lubricants as the total amount spent on industrial equipment, including cost of acquisition and operation over its entire working life, including costs of lost production during equipment downtime.

Our case studies

Our case studies

See some of the businesses our Lubricants team have worked with in the construction industry to deliver significant cost savings.

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Services

Shell LubeChat

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Shell LubeChat

Our new online chat tool gives you answers to questions about oils and lubes.

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Shell LubeAdvisor

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Shell LubeAdvisor

Our experts can advise you on which oil to use to improve efficiency and reduce your operating costs. 

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Shell LubeAnalyst

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Shell LubeAnalyst

This early warning system lets you identify potential oil or equipment failures before they become critical. 

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Shell LubeCoach

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Shell LubeCoach

We coach your team to deliver better performance through this in-depth lubrication training programme.

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Shell LubeMatch

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Shell LubeMatch

Use this free online service to find the right lubricants for your vehicles and equipment in seconds.

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Shell LubeVideoCheck

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Shell LubeVideoCheck

This sophisticated fibre optic tool lets you inspect the inside of your engine without dismantling it.

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Shell Lubricants for Construction

Heavy-duty diesel engine oils

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Heavy-duty diesel engine oils

High quality oil can help protect your equipment and maximise value. We have a whole range of protective products.

Learn more about Shell Rimula heavy-duty diesel engine oils

Axle and transmission oils

Axle and transmission oils, Shell Spirax

Axle and transmission oils

Discover how Shell oils protect axles and gears from wear to help reduce maintenance costs, extend vehicle life and maximise your return on investment.

Learn more about Shell Spirax axle and transmission oils

Greases

Grease oil applied in construction equipment

Greases

The longer your grease lasts, the longer your components last, and the less lubrication maintenance for your equipment. With a full product range of Shell Gadus greases, you can select the grease to best meet your needs.

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Hydraulic fluids

Hydraulic fluids, Shell Tellus, used in construction

Hydraulic fluids

Find out how Shell hydraulic fluids can maintain or even improve the efficiency of your hydraulic systems with the latest synthetic, ashless technology.

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More in construction

Our services and team

Find out how our Lubricants team and services can help your construction business save money.

The six steps of lubrication management

Unlock potential savings by following these six steps to manage your lubricants.

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