Equipment

ASV relaunches Posi-Track CTL lineup with 3 new models

ASV relaunches Posi-Track CTL lineup with 3 new models

  ASV is bringing back their popular Posi-Track line of compact track loaders, starting with the introduction of three new models. The machines are the first ...

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Equipment

Navigating the enforcement minefield for maximum gross weight allowed when hauling heavy equipment

Navigating the enforcement minefield for maximum gross weight allowed when hauling heavy equipment

In baseball you’re allowed three strikes; why isn’t it like that in other aspects of love, life, and work? We’re not sure, but when hauling ...

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Bridges

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

The world’s fourth largest arch bridge is undergoing upgrades to raise it to new levels. The $1.3 billion ongoing project to renovate the Bayonne Bridge connecting ...

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Business

Terex sales drop 9% as 1Q results in a loss

Terex sales drop 9% as 1Q results in a loss

In its earnings report for fiscal year 2014 in which the company reported a big 27-percent profit increase, Terex cautioned investors that it expected a ...

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State/Local Government

Gov. Hutchinson creates Arkansas working group to develop highway funding system

Gov. Hutchinson creates Arkansas working group to develop highway funding system

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson used his executive order powers to create a working group on highway funding to develop recommendations to “create a more reliable, modern, ...

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Safety

Group of construction firms launch second-annual Safety Week

Group of construction firms launch second-annual Safety Week

In an effort to increase awareness for heightened and daily attention to safety precautions in the construction industry, a group of firms across the U.S. has ...

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State/Local Government

DOE, New Mexico agree to $73 million settlement for road, infrastructure fixes needed after radiation leak

DOE, New Mexico agree to $73 million settlement for road, infrastructure fixes needed after radiation leak

The U.S. Department of Energy has settled with the state of New Mexico over nuclear leak incidents at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in ...

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State/Local Government

Poor road and bridge conditions cost Missouri motorists $4.5 billion a year

Poor road and bridge conditions cost Missouri motorists $4.5 billion a year

Missouri motorists are being hit with $4.5 billion a year in costs related to poor road and bridge conditions as well congestion and poor safety ...

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Equipment

Komatsu intros PC78US-10 tight tail-swing excavator with new cab, productivity boost

Komatsu intros PC78US-10 tight tail-swing excavator with new cab, productivity boost

With a tight tail-swing radius, redesigned cab and better fuel efficiency, Komatsu has launched a new excavator designed with homebuilders, utility contractors and anyone working ...

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Equipment

VIDEO: Excavator demos building in 1 minute with some strategic shoving

VIDEO: Excavator demos building in 1 minute with some strategic shoving

As far as demolitions go, this about as quick as they get. While the size of the barn or stable here isn't necessarily overwhelming, you ...

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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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