Equipment

JCB to bring 457’s plush CommandPlus cab to four more wheel loader models

From left to right: the JCB 437, 427, 417 and 411 wheel loaders.

Despite the thousands upon thousands of engineering hours that go into developing a powerful diesel engine that is also clean enough to meet emissions standards, when ...

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Better Roads News

Atlas Copco debuts modular CP2700 pneumatic roller

Atlas Copco debuts modular CP2700 pneumatic roller

Atlas Copco’s Dynapac CP2700 pneumatic roller emphasizes one of the company’s newest core strategies: modular design to improve servicing and minimize how much training an ...

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Equipment

VIDEO: Crane collapses into water after dozer shoves it onto barge that doesn’t stay put

VIDEO: Crane collapses into water after dozer shoves it onto barge that doesn’t stay put

How this didn't end in someone being very badly injured is a miracle. As you'll see in the video below, this crew is loading a ...

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Workforce

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

U.S construction firms added 29,000 workers to their payrolls in February, extending the industry's streak of employment gains to 14 months. The industry now employs 6.353 ...

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Equipment

Contractor digs 40-foot-long hole in the middle of a road with a backhoe, then just leaves it there

Contractor digs 40-foot-long hole in the middle of a road with a backhoe, then just leaves it there

You operate construction equipment long enough, you're going to get a machine stuck. Sometimes the thought of throwing  your hands up and just walking away, is pretty ...

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Workforce

Disneyland masks its construction sites with magical artwork of whatever is being built

Disneyland masks its construction sites with magical artwork of whatever is being built

If you've ever been to either of the Disney parks here in the U.S. you know that the magical castle, whether belonging to Cinderella at ...

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Equipment

Stainless steel EZ Oil Drain valves prevent contamination

Stainless steel EZ Oil Drain valves prevent contamination

EZ Oil Drain Valves are a great way to simplify oil changes and sampling. Now the company has come up with a product that drains ...

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Better Roads News

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline construction

President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline remains intact after the Senate could not muster enough votes March 4 to override the decision. The president ...

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Equipment

Chevrolet’s new box delete Colorado model makes it the first midsize work truck

Chevrolet’s new box delete Colorado model makes it the first midsize work truck

Just in case you were wondering how serious or invested General Motors is in its new midsize pickups, the answer is, pretty darn serious. By the time GM ...

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Equipment

Deciphering the Federal Bridge Law formula: what contractors and heavy equipment haulers need to know

Deciphering the Federal Bridge Law formula: what contractors and heavy equipment haulers need to know

The Federal Bridge Law was established in 1975 by Congress. It is codified in 23 CFR §658.17. For those that did not enjoy algebra in ...

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Equipment

CTL to MVP: Why compact track loader sales are booming and how to get the most production out of yours

CTL to MVP: Why compact track loader sales are booming and how to get the most production out of yours

According to Equipment Data Associates numbers, compact track loaders accounted for roughly 20 percent of all financed equipment in 2014 by number of units. That’s ...

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Better Roads

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work zone remains a dangerous place, ...

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Equipment

New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to know

New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to know

There’s a new heavy-duty diesel oil standard in the works. It will not be available until late next year or early 2017, but the performance ...

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Business

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors

Landon Floyd grew up in construction. His father ran a small excavation and pipeline company in Southern California but moved to Utah when Landon was ...

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