Equipment

The big Intermat equipment show starts Monday in Paris and we’ll be there. Prepare yourself with these epic videos

The big Intermat equipment show starts Monday in Paris and we’ll be there. Prepare yourself with these epic videos

Intermat, the world's third-largest construction equipment trade show, begins in Paris on Monday and Equipment World will be on hand providing complete coverage throughout the ...

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Workforce

Construction worker pulls man from SUV dangling from cliff after crash in Iowa (VIDEO)

Construction worker pulls man from SUV dangling from cliff after crash in Iowa (VIDEO)

A construction worker came to another man's rescue earlier this week in Idaho following an automobile accident that came inches from turning deadly. According to NBC News, ...

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Business

Thief disguises himself as a worker, steals $10k in equipment from LA construction site

Thief disguises himself as a worker, steals $10k in equipment from LA construction site

A thief's brazen plan to rip off a construction site in Beverly Hills nearly went off without a hitch. One problem: the entire heist was ...

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State/Local Government

Virginia DOT cuts loose US 460 Mobility Partners from $300 million project (VIDEO)

Virginia DOT cuts loose US 460 Mobility Partners from $300 million project (VIDEO)

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has end its agreement with US 460 Mobility Partners LLC over the lack of work done on U.S. 460, ...

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Safety

Worker dies after being electrocuted on jobsite near Philadelphia

Worker dies after being electrocuted on jobsite near Philadelphia

Two days after suffering a massive electric shock while on the job near Philadelphia, a construction worker died from his injuries Wednesday. According to a report from ...

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State/Local Government

Mi Drive app helps Michigan motorists navigate around construction zones

Mi Drive app helps Michigan motorists navigate around construction zones

The Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) free Mi Drive app, which has reached more than 40,000 downloads since its launch in November 2014, helps motorists ...

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Better Roads News

GSSI launches ground penetrating radar for road inspection, analysis

GSSI launches ground penetrating radar for road inspection, analysis

Geophysical Survey Systems Inc.’s (GSSI) new RoadScan 30 ground penetrating radar (GPR) system can inspect and analyze roads at highway speeds and can be mounted to ...

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Equipment

The upcoming Mercedes pickup won’t be a “fat cowboy truck,” Daimler chief says

The upcoming Mercedes pickup won’t be a “fat cowboy truck,” Daimler chief says

Just in case the recent announcement of a "midsize truck," wasn't a clear enough declaration, with one sentence during an interview with Car, Daimler's chief of commercial vehicles ...

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Better Roads News

Technology is changing transportation at high speed. How DOTs can adapt now

Technology is changing transportation at high speed. How DOTs can adapt now

As the world changes with the rapid advancement of connected devices and technologies, so must the transportation industry. In a business area where change is ...

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Better Roads News

PHOTOS: Snow Conference full of equipment, road treatment options

PHOTOS: Snow Conference full of equipment, road treatment options

The 2015 American Public Works Association North American Snow Conference brought in more than 1,500 attendees and nearly 200 exhibitors April 12-15 in Grand Rapids, ...

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Equipment

INSIDE IC: Though intelligent compaction is still being refined, the tech already offers plenty of value

INSIDE IC: Though intelligent compaction is still being refined, the tech already offers plenty of value

While intelligent compaction (IC) has been popular in Europe for some time, it’s only in the past decade that it began gaining ground in the ...

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Business

Third-generation contractor manages company transition by merging old values with new opportunities

Third-generation contractor manages company transition by merging old values with new opportunities

For James Tollestrup, running the family business has included mastering the ability to transition the company from one phase to another. The third-generation contractor has ...

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In the Magazine

Service Truck Trends: How to spec your next truck for maximum productivity

Service Truck Trends: How to spec your next truck for maximum productivity

With the recession a distant memory, contactors are buying new equipment again and one of the categories of equipment to benefit from the recovering economy ...

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Better Roads News

How Arkansas and Pennsylvania increased their highway funding

How Arkansas and Pennsylvania increased their highway funding

  When events are beyond our control on a macro level, it becomes time to refocus and think both smaller in order to accomplish big things. Such ...

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