Equipment

Deutz to supply JLG with remanufactured engines for reconditioned AWP program

Deutz to supply JLG with remanufactured engines for reconditioned AWP program

JLG and Deutz have announced a partnership that will place engines remanufactured as part of Deutz's Xchange program inside JLG's reconditioned aerial work platforms. JLG's aftermarket sales ...

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Google Earth’s trippy infrastructure art isn’t a glitch

Google Earth’s trippy infrastructure art isn’t a glitch

While browsing Google Earth or searching an address inside Google Maps, you've might've seen something like the above image. It happens from time to time. ...

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Four Chicago bridges join the ranks of city’s century-old spans still in use

Four Chicago bridges join the ranks of city’s century-old spans still in use

Four Chicago bridges—the Jackson Boulevard Bridge (Jan. 29), Chicago & North Western Railroad Bridge (July 30), Webster Street Bridge (Aug. 3), and Lake Street Bridge ...

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South Dakota DOT awards $7.6 million through Bridge Improvement Grant program

South Dakota DOT awards $7.6 million through Bridge Improvement Grant program

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) has awarded roughly $7.6 million through the Bridge Improvement Grant (BIG) program for the rehabilitation and replacement of ...

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FHWA seeks proposals for support services for Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment program

FHWA seeks proposals for support services for Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment program

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration is soliciting proposals for technical support services for the Connected Vehicle Pilot program deployment and evaluation. The ...

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Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety seeks nominations for highway safety heroes

Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety seeks nominations for highway safety heroes

The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is looking for nominations for groups, events and individuals to be recognized for work in promoting safe driving. “The goal ...

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Equipment

Wacker Neuson is quietly building an entire line of electric loaders, excavators and more

Wacker Neuson is quietly building an entire line of electric loaders, excavators and more

While most manufacturers of larger machines focus much of their engineering resources on Tier 4 performance and experiments with hybrid machines, Wacker Neuson, whose specialty ...

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Equipment

Allison’s fully-auto TC10 transmission coming to Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

Allison’s fully-auto TC10 transmission coming to Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

Through an engineering program with Allison Transmission, Paccar says it is poised to release Allison’s fully automatic TC10 transmission in the Kenworth T680 and T880 ...

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How this carbon fiber donut quickly repairs bridges damaged by earthquakes

How this carbon fiber donut quickly repairs bridges damaged by earthquakes

Researchers at the University of Utah say they have developed a method that not only greatly reduces the amount of time it takes to repair ...

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Arizona DOT requesting $109.5 million in USDOT grants to help with major interstate projects

Arizona DOT requesting $109.5 million in USDOT grants to help with major interstate projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has applied for two U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) grants to expedite work on Interstate 15 between Phoenix and ...

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Work trucks get a tech tune-up thanks to smarter transmissions, telematics

Work trucks get a tech tune-up thanks to smarter transmissions, telematics

Technology isn’t just electrons and algorithms. It’s metallurgy and frame rails and a host of other details. Truck manufacturers use these tools to develop, produce and ...

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2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge poster child; D.C. still has most SD/FO spans

2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge poster child; D.C. still has most SD/FO spans

No surprise: the top challenge facing state DOTs in improving structurally deficient (SD) and functionally obsolete (FO) bridges is funding, according to our 2015 Better ...

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Business

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry and his community

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry and his community

Although different contractors can have vastly different motivators, the successful ones all share a similar internal drive – one that spurs them on to not ...

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Equipment

Get a Grip: The latest and greatest tires for heavy equipment (and 1 model for your pickup)

Get a Grip: The latest and greatest tires for heavy equipment (and 1 model for your pickup)

In the heavy construction and trucking industry tires have too often been viewed by contractors and fleet managers as a commodity, an afterthought, the cost ...

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