Equipment

VIDEO: 3 dozers pull upended excavator and a bunch of gear up a ridiculous rocky grade

VIDEO: 3 dozers pull upended excavator and a bunch of gear up a ridiculous rocky grade

What do you do when you've got a crapload of gear to move and an incredibly steep and rocky grade in front of you? If ...

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Business

Finning teams up with IronPlanet to sell used Cat equipment globally

Finning teams up with IronPlanet to sell used Cat equipment globally

Are you not finding the deals you want in your part of the country for good used equipment? Maybe it’s time to look further. Two of ...

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Workforce

Construction worker discovers active bomb, brings it into motel lobby in Missouri

Construction worker discovers active bomb, brings it into motel lobby in Missouri

There are still questions concerning who left an explosive device in parking lot in Columbia, Missouri. According to the The Columbia Daily Tribune, 33-year old construction ...

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Business

CNH Industrial cuts 100 workers across 2 plants

CNH Industrial cuts 100 workers across 2 plants

CNH Industrial has announced that it will lay off 100 full-time workers across two manufacturing facilities. According to a report from NBC Nebraska, the construction and ...

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Better Roads News

Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge inspector in Connecticut

Snooper truck overturns on I-84 on-ramp, crushes bridge inspector in Connecticut

A bridge inspector for the Connecticut Department of Transportation died Wednesday after his snooper truck tipped over on an interstate on-ramp and crushed him. According to ...

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Better Roads News

Louisiana DOTD develops debris management process in Katrina aftermath (VIDEO)

Debris in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina

Removing and dealing with the sheer volume of debris was a major challenge for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) following the storm ...

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Better Roads News

Report estimates nearly 400,000 highway construction and maintenance job openings to be created between 2012 and 2022

Report estimates nearly 400,000 highway construction and maintenance job openings to be created between 2012 and 2022

A joint transportation jobs report released by the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Labor and Education estimates 388,904 highway construction and maintenance job openings will be ...

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State/Local Government

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during road-widening project in Arizona

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during road-widening project in Arizona

One worker was killed and another was critically injured August 21 in Arizona when a wall collapsed atop them during the demolition of a building for a Tucson road-widening project. The Arizona ...

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Equipment

Ford wants to resurrect the Ranger and the Bronco in the U.S., reports say

Ford wants to resurrect the Ranger and the Bronco in the U.S., reports say

Ford wants to resurrect two of its most iconic discontinued truck models here in the U.S. with production said to begin in 2018, according to ...

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Better Roads News

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its pit for tunneling

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its pit for tunneling

Big Bertha's massive cutter head is back underground after months of repairs were made to get the world's largest tunnel-boring machine back to work. According to ...

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Equipment

The choice between a low-spec backhoe and high-end siblings isn’t as clear-cut as you might think

The choice between a low-spec backhoe and high-end siblings isn’t as clear-cut as you might think

Backhoe loaders of 14-foot-and-greater dig depth have split into two markets: rental and contractor. As more standard features were added to backhoes and prices crept ...

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Business

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now this California contractor doesn’t chase work

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now this California contractor doesn’t chase work

Andrew – or Andy – Allen chuckles when asked how he got his start in construction. “I guess you could say I was born and ...

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Equipment

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back

While NASA may have sent a probe all the way to Pluto, there’s another engineering miracle sitting right here on earth largely unnoticed under everybody’s ...

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Better Roads News

The when, how and benefits of using thinlays for pavement preservation

The when, how and benefits of using thinlays for pavement preservation

Dwindling budgets and the uncertainty about the Highway Trust Fund have caused departments of transportation and municipalities to take longer looks at pavement preservation techniques. In ...

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Better Roads News

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth trajectory?

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth trajectory?

Just like the swelling froth of expanded liquid asphalt in a foamed asphalt application, use of foamed asphalt in warm mixes is growing exponentially, and ...

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