Equipment

VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton dumper like it’s no big deal

VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton dumper like it’s no big deal

Due to the sheer power of the D10T, this rescue is one of the most uneventful we've seen yet. That 777D was in major trouble ...

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Business

Caterpillar beats estimates, boosts profit 20% in 1Q despite dip in sales

Caterpillar beats estimates, boosts profit 20% in 1Q despite dip in sales

Caterpillar delivered very good news for shareholders in its first quarter earnings report, with a big profit increase and an improved outlook for the rest of ...

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Equipment

VIDEO: Power Wheels 2015 Ford F-150s are so tough they can support full weight of the real truck

VIDEO: Power Wheels 2015 Ford F-150s are so tough they can support full weight of the real truck

Remember the Power Wheels 2015 Ford F-150? It was announced last year, but in the time since, Ford and Fisher Price decided to put the ...

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Equipment

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by shrinking or growing to fit any tire

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by shrinking or growing to fit any tire

Michelin has long been at work at removing the hassle of a flat tire. And even though the company's Tweel hasn't been adapted yet for ...

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Business

Volvo Trucks boots Persson, names chief of rival Scania as new CEO

Volvo Trucks boots Persson, names chief of rival Scania as new CEO

Volvo Group has dismissed Olof Persson as its president and chief executive, the company announced Wednesday. It also announced it plans to hire Scania boss Martin Lundstedt to lead Volvo ...

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Equipment

Case CE consolidates equipment precision services under SiteSolutions umbrella

Case CE consolidates equipment precision services under SiteSolutions umbrella

Case Construction Equipment has moved all of its precision services, such as telematics, into one group of services named Case SiteSolutions. The company says this move ...

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State/Local Government

Hendrickson named Indiana DOT commissioner after Browning abruptly resigns

Hendrickson named Indiana DOT commissioner after Browning abruptly resigns

Brandye Hendrickson has been named the new commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). Gov. Mike Pence placed her in the position almost immediately ...

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Equipment

Diesel prices rise for first time in 6 weeks

Diesel prices rise for first time in 6 weeks

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel increased two cents in the week ending April 20, according to the Department of Energy. The ...

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Safety

Worker killed in cinder block wall collapse in New Jersey

Worker killed in cinder block wall collapse in New Jersey

A worker involved in the installation of a garage door at a New Jersey auto business was killed Wednesday when a wall collapsed on top ...

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State/Local Government

Washington state will have $1.8 billion backlog of pavement preservation projects by 2025, report finds

Washington state will have $1.8 billion backlog of pavement preservation projects by 2025, report finds

In its recent report on Washington's transportation challenges, The Road Improvement Program says the state needs $2.8 billion for pavement preservation from now until 2025, but that ...

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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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