Equipment

GMC unveils the 2016 Sierra All Terrain X: a V8-powered, premium off-road trim

GMC unveils the 2016 Sierra All Terrain X: a V8-powered, premium off-road trim

It's not quite as compelling as the Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Boss, but GMC has taken the wraps off an off-road trim of its own in ...

Read On

Equipment

PHOTOS > The demos, tools, equipment and trucks of World of Concrete 2016’s outdoor lots

PHOTOS > The demos, tools, equipment and trucks of World of Concrete 2016’s outdoor lots

As we did with our indoor gallery from the show's hallways, we've gathered up the most interesting sights of World of Concrete's outdoor demo lots ...

Read On

Equipment

A symbolic nudge toward embargo’s end, Caterpillar names dealer for Cuba

A symbolic nudge toward embargo’s end, Caterpillar names dealer for Cuba

Whenever the United States decides to officially lift its 55-year-old trade embargo on Cuba, Caterpillar will be ready. The heavy equipment manufacturer today announced that it will sell machines ...

Read On

Equipment

Trimble’s new HV302G interior construction laser features visible green beam

Trimble’s new HV302G interior construction laser features visible green beam

During the World of Concrete show last week in Las Vegas, Trimble introduced a new interior construction laser that self-levels and has a visible green ...

Read On

Better Roads News

VIDEO: Why CDOT uses Howitzer artillery to trigger avalanches

VIDEO: Why CDOT uses Howitzer artillery to trigger avalanches

It's a constant challenge for the Colorado Department of Transportation to keep roads and mountain passes clear from the torrent of snowfall the state sees ...

Read On

Better Roads News

NAPA names Walsh & Kelly President Kevin Kelly as 2016 chairman

NAPA names Walsh & Kelly President Kevin Kelly as 2016 chairman

Kevin Kelly, president and CEO of Indiana-based paving contractor Walsh & Kelly, took over as chairman of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) at the ...

Read On

Better Roads News

Michigan road worker killed after being struck by semi while placing signs

Michigan road worker killed after being struck by semi while placing signs

A Michigan road worker was killed and another was injured this week after they were struck and killed by a semi-truck in Wexford County. WPBN/WGTU reported that Sean ...

Read On

Equipment

John Deere launches G Series loader lineup with 4 skid steers, 1 new CTL

John Deere launches G Series loader lineup with 4 skid steers, 1 new CTL

Over the last several years manufacturers have been ramping up the size and horsepower of their skid steers and compact track loaders. But these bigger ...

Read On

Equipment

Brokk launches world’s smallest diesel-powered demolition robot, the 120D

Brokk launches world’s smallest diesel-powered demolition robot, the 120D

Brokk announced its new 120D model at the World of Concrete, a machine that fills a gap in the company’s lineup and is the world’s ...

Read On

Business

Volvo CE doubles operating income in 2015 despite sales decline

Volvo CE doubles operating income in 2015 despite sales decline

Despite a decrease in sales during 2015, Volvo Construction Equipment managed a huge improvement in operating income for the year thanks to market share gains ...

Read On

More News

Equipment

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 ...

Read On

Better Roads News

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 ...

Read On

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 ...

Read On

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 ...

Read On

More Magazine Articles

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement