Equipment

Terex intros rental ready TLB840R backhoe; and yes, it does come in blue (also white) [PHOTOS]

Terex intros rental ready TLB840R backhoe; and yes, it does come in blue (also white) [PHOTOS]

“The TLB840R is the crown jewel of our show,” said Aron Sweeney, marketing manager, North America for Terex Construction, speaking from the company’s booth at ...

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Equipment

Uber for Construction Equipment: Getable app lets contractors rent across vendors, manage owned and rented machines

Uber for Construction Equipment: Getable app lets contractors rent across vendors, manage owned and rented machines

Though the app itself is nearly 5 years old, Getable, an app that aspires to be the Uber of construction equipment, will be a brand new ...

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Workforce

Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid protests (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid protests (VIDEO)

After two days of chaotic protests from union supporters and construction industry workers and officials, the Wisconsin Senate voted late Wednesday night to pass fast-tracked ...

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Business

China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. used during the entire 20th Century

China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. used during the entire 20th Century

So you've probably heard at least a little bit about the wildly expanding middle class in China and the extremely rapid growth of once-rural and ...

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State/Local Government

Civil engineers give Utah roads and bridges “B+” grade

Civil engineers give Utah roads and bridges “B+” grade

In its “2015 Report Card for Utah’s Infrastructure” report, The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the state a B+ grade for the condition of roads and ...

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Workforce

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them out for jobsite burglary

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them out for jobsite burglary

Two construction workers in Key West, Florida, have been arrested and charged with felony grand theft after stealing thousands of dollars worth of tools from ...

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Equipment

DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck owners through an easy-to-use load board

DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck owners through an easy-to-use load board

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and mobile browsers, that enables members ...

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State/Local Government

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, a change set to be ...

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State/Local Government

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant deterioration in next decade if current funding levels hold

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant deterioration in next decade if current funding levels hold

South Dakota suffers from a list of transportation issues, including nationally ubiquitous deteriorated bridges and roads and low funding, in addition to rural traffic fatalities and crowded ...

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Equipment

VIDEO: Caterpillar powers village’s massive Chinese New Year celebration with a single generator in this beautiful ad

VIDEO: Caterpillar powers village’s massive Chinese New Year celebration with a single generator in this beautiful ad

It's got to be a hard thing to make an interesting ad about a generator. Let alone one that's kind of beautiful and highlights the power ...

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Equipment

CTL to MVP: Why compact track loader sales are booming and how to get the most production out of yours

CTL to MVP: Why compact track loader sales are booming and how to get the most production out of yours

According to Equipment Data Associates numbers, compact track loaders accounted for roughly 20 percent of all financed equipment in 2014 by number of units. That’s ...

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Better Roads

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work zone remains a dangerous place, ...

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Equipment

New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to know

New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to know

There’s a new heavy-duty diesel oil standard in the works. It will not be available until late next year or early 2017, but the performance ...

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Business

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors

Landon Floyd grew up in construction. His father ran a small excavation and pipeline company in Southern California but moved to Utah when Landon was ...

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