Equipment

Why are larger, 35-50 ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors

Why are larger, 35-50 ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors

It’s more ripple than tsunami, but there’s been an increase in sales of excavators toward the upper end of the midsize category. Why? No one’s ...

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Safety

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and MSHA

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and MSHA

An appropriations subcommittee in the House of Representatives has proposed cuts for both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Mining Safety and Health Administration. The ...

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Business

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in May

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in May

Nonresidential projects again led to a sizable gain in U.S. construction spending during May, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual ...

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U.S. drivers reach record mileage through April

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) estimates U.S. motorists traveled 987.8 billion miles January through April this year, breaking a record ...

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Business

New Holland taps Lieberman as new VP of North America

New Holland taps Lieberman as new VP of North America

Bret Lieberman, a 25-year veteran of CNH Industrial is the next vice president for North America at New Holland equipment. “I am excited for this new opportunity ...

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Bridges

VIDEO: Drone captures progress of Margaret McDermott Bridge construction in Dallas

VIDEO: Drone captures progress of Margaret McDermott Bridge construction in Dallas

A Dallas resident took his drone to the sky to capture the progress of the construction on the Margaret McDermott Bridge. The footage, featured by the Dallas Morning News ...

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Better Roads News

N.C., Michigan DOTs to halt construction during July 4th weekend

N.C., Michigan DOTs to halt construction during July 4th weekend

Both the North Carolina and Michigan Departments of Transportation are holding off on most of their highway construction projects during the Independence Day weekend to ...

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Safety

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in Connecticut

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in Connecticut

A construction worker on a Connecticut jobsite was killed last week during a trench accident involving a saw. According to a report from WTNH TV, 57-year-old ...

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Better Roads News

NSSGA’s “Driving It Home 2015″ push urging people to talk to lawmakers about passing a transportation bill

NSSGA’s “Driving It Home 2015″ push urging people to talk to lawmakers about passing a transportation bill

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association wants people to take advantage of the Fourth of July break in Congress to talk to their representatives or ...

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Equipment

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck manufactured and crane-assembled in this awesome time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck manufactured and crane-assembled in this awesome time-lapse

Anyone who's had the thrill of standing next to a Cat 797 mining truck knows the machine is larger than life. So, it should come ...

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Why are larger, 35-50 ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors

Why are larger, 35-50 ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors

It’s more ripple than tsunami, but there’s been an increase in sales of excavators toward the upper end of the midsize category. Why? No one’s ...

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Business

Refocused by military service, New Jersey contractor rebuild’s company culture, transforms his business

Refocused by military service, New Jersey contractor rebuild’s company culture, transforms his business

While most people deal with work as one of life’s harsh necessities, Jason Ciavarro not only puts in the hours, he relishes them. "Work is where I find my ...

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Equipment

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.

Extended life coolants (ELCs) started gaining traction in the heavy-duty trucking and construction equipment industry about a decade ago. These coolants are so good they ...

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Better Roads News

Roadway Reinforcement: Geosynthetics require attention to project design and installation

Roadway Reinforcement: Geosynthetics require attention to project design and installation

A failed pavement isn’t a welcome sight, particularly during our current uncertain transportation funding. So it’s increasingly important that road builders use methods that can ...

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