Equipment

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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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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Better Roads News

GOP’s Fischer: Short-term highway funding fix is ‘very likely’

GOP’s Fischer: Short-term highway funding fix is ‘very likely’

The deadline for Congress to act on transportation funding is looming closer each day, but a Republican senator eased some concerns Tuesday. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb) ...

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Workforce

Workers discover ancient tools, homestead during pipeline construction in Utah

Workers discover ancient tools, homestead during pipeline construction in Utah

While working on the construction of a Questar gas line in Utah, construction workers uncovered some materials that gave them pause. According to a report from ...

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Safety

Construction worker killed in trench collapse during utility install in New Jersey

Construction worker killed in trench collapse during utility install in New Jersey

While installing a drainage line around a home under construction in Franklin, New Jersey, a trench collapsed burying and killing one worker. According to a report ...

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State/Local Government

23 state DOTs spent more than $1 billion on snow, ice maintenance this winter

23 state DOTs spent more than $1 billion on snow, ice maintenance this winter

Between October 2014 and March 2015, 23 states spent $1.13 billion to plow and treat roadways to keep traffic flowing, according to results from the ...

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State/Local Government

Deal signs transportation bill to provide roughly $1 billion for Georgia projects

Deal signs transportation bill to provide roughly $1 billion for Georgia projects

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law HB 170, a bill designed to draw approximately $1 billion for transportation and infrastructure projects across the ...

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Equipment

Ford unveils CNG/propane-powered 2016 F-150; still the only CNG half-ton (PHOTOS)

Ford unveils CNG/propane-powered 2016 F-150; still the only CNG half-ton (PHOTOS)

Ford unveiled its gaseous-fuel prep package that enables 5.0-liter V8-powered F-150 models to run on compressed natural gas or propane at the ACT Expo in Dallas, ...

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Safety

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following demolition collapse

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following demolition collapse

A demolition crew in St. Louis escaped a collapse that occurred while they were working with only injuries, thanks to its own heroics. According to a ...

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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

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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