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The 2016 Ford F-150 makes backing up your trailer or boat as easy as playing Pong (VIDEO)

The 2016 Ford F-150 makes backing up your trailer or boat as easy as playing Pong (VIDEO)

Let's all just take a second and thank the good Lord that Ford didn't sit idly by and let the selfie become the greatest technological achievement ...

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Equipment

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical lines must be at least ...

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Better Roads News

Nearly half of road contractors have seen a work zone vehicle crash in the last year

Nearly half of road contractors have seen a work zone vehicle crash in the last year

A recent survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) finds that 46 percent of road contractors have had a vehicle crash in one of ...

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This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar energy-capturing roads everywhere

This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar energy-capturing roads everywhere

A bike path in the Netherlands that’s shorter than a football field could be the future of energy and travel. Engineers built the 229-foot test track ...

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Better Roads News

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost alternative to asphalt

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost alternative to asphalt

Lafarge announced recently a new concrete solution to reduce the costs of rural roads up to 55 percent over a 20-year life cycle. Lafarge Malaysia announced ...

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Business

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

Takeuchi names Salesman of the Year, Top Volume dealer and adds dealer Jimi Martin of Perimeter Takeuchi in Buford, Georgia, has been named Takeuchi’s Salesman of ...

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Safety

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7 workers

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7 workers

While working on a concrete pour at a jobsite in Los Angeles Wednesday evening, the floor the crew was standing on collapsed beneath them. According to ...

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Better Roads News

APWA names Top 10 Public Works Leaders for 2015

APWA names Top 10 Public Works Leaders for 2015

The American Public Works Association chose a broad variety of winners for its 2015 Top Ten Public Works Leaders award, representing several cities from across ...

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Equipment

PICKUP THROWDOWN II: Chevy Silverado impresses on track and road in our V8 half-ton shootout (PHOTOS)

PICKUP THROWDOWN II: Chevy Silverado impresses on track and road in our V8 half-ton shootout (PHOTOS)

Half-ton pickups are a cornerstone for many fleets across the country, large and small alike. That popularity extends to the recreational users in the general ...

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Equipment

Case CE intros updated 621F, 721F wheel loaders

Case CE intros updated 621F, 721F wheel loaders

Case has introduced updates to its 621F and 721F wheel loaders headlined by an upgrade to a Tier 4 Final engine. Available in both tool carrier ...

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FLEET PROFILE: The top equipment and brands financed by sewer/water contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The top equipment and brands financed by sewer/water contractors in the last 5 years

Sewer/water contractors finance a wealth of equipment, but typically favor excavators, backhoes and wheel loaders, according to information from Equipment Data Associates. Here are the ...

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Business

“Hiring for character, training for skill,” New York’s Lawrence Merle is our 2015 Contractor of the Year

“Hiring for character, training for skill,” New York’s Lawrence Merle is our 2015 Contractor of the Year

Before taking his first construction job, the only knowledge Larry Merle had of the industry was “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel,” a classic children’s ...

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Equipment

What you need to know before renting an air compressor

What you need to know before renting an air compressor

Compressed air tools offer a number of advantages in many construction applications. They are powerful and versatile and you can use them in conditions where ...

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Better Roads News

Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future calls for more measurable results

Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future calls for more measurable results

Discussing sustainability in most industries usually elicits one of a couple of responses: either groans, rolling eyes and shuffling feet; or zombie-like stares off in ...

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