Equipment

VIDEO: Dozer tumbles from ramp in platform collapse

VIDEO: Dozer tumbles from ramp in platform collapse

There's only so many times a thinner, deteriorating piece of metal can support a hunk of very heavy metal and the dozer operator in the ...

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Better Roads News

Prototype “smart vest” could greatly reduce highway worker deaths and injuries by talking to traffic (VIDEO)

Prototype “smart vest” could greatly reduce highway worker deaths and injuries by talking to traffic (VIDEO)

With almost 600 construction workers killed a year in work-zone related accidents, the industry is desperate for some solutions. Researchers at Virginia Tech think they may ...

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Atlas Copco intros Dynapac F800T paver with new controls

Atlas Copco intros Dynapac F800T paver with new controls

Atlas Copco has a new 10-foot highway class paver with a wide range of new features to make for easier handling and increased productivity. The new Dynapac ...

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Equipment dealer, paving company help develop noise reduction kit for Bomag CR652RX paver

Equipment dealer, paving company help develop noise reduction kit for Bomag CR652RX paver

  A new paver noise reduction kit has been developed from a perfect triangulation of efforts from a paving equipment dealer, their customer and the equipment ...

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Equipment

Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering DEF tank

Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering DEF tank

Avoid introducing contaminants into your equipment's DEF tanks with the disposable DEFBooty, which helps keeps systems clean on Tier 4 Final machines. The DEFBooty slips over ...

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Business

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Though hiring has certainly slowed over the summer months, the construction industry continued to add new workers rather than lose them in August. Construction added 3,000 new ...

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Better Roads News

Construction of new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done, new video details future work

Construction of new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done, new video details future work

The construction of the multi-billion dollar new Tappan Zee Bridge has hit the halfway point. The Journal News reported that the New York State Thruway Authority took people ...

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DOTs suspend construction amid high volume traffic Labor Day weekend

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Several state departments of transportation are suspending work on many road and bridge projects throughout their state this Labor Day weekend to both alleviate traffic ...

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Equipment

Meet the Oshkosh JLTV: U.S. military’s Humvee replacement is more powerful, more protective (PHOTOS)

Meet the Oshkosh JLTV: U.S. military’s Humvee replacement is more powerful, more protective (PHOTOS)

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, also known as the Humvee, has served the U.S. Army and its soldiers well on the battlefield. So well ...

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Construction News

PHOTOS: Heavy equipment, new technology fill show floor at APWA Congress

PHOTOS: Heavy equipment, new technology fill show floor at APWA Congress

The American Public Works Association’s 2015 International Public Works Congress and Expo this week featured a wide variety of equipment, new technology, and services covering ...

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These 3 directional drilling design advances pack more power, versatility in HDDs than ever before

These 3 directional drilling design advances pack more power, versatility in HDDs than ever before

The International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville at the end of this month promises an innovation showcase from makers of horizontal directional ...

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Business

Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the formula this Texas contractor used to build a booming business in less than 10 years

Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the formula this Texas contractor used to build a booming business in less than 10 years

After a few years of working for other contractors in Austin, Texas, Dan Corrigan saw an opportunity 70 miles south in San Antonio. At 27 ...

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Equipment

Integrated drivetrains speak a language all their own, giving fuel-conscious work truck owners even more reason to love AMTs

Integrated drivetrains speak a language all their own, giving fuel-conscious work truck owners even more reason to love AMTs

One surprising trend over the past few years has been the unprecedented market share growth of automated manual transmissions. Many OEMs now are reporting AMT ...

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How to grow your paving business

How to grow your paving business

Project referrals are like gold to a contractor. Who better than a satisfied customer to sell your capabilities to a new client? While no one can ...

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