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Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund...

Posted on Apr 10, 2014

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...

Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road construction over repairs

Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road...

Posted on Mar 25, 2014

State departments of transportation spend more each year on new road construction than on road repairs, according to a new ...

Takeuchi launches 2 compact loaders, 4 compact excavators

Takeuchi launches 2 compact loaders, 4 compact...

Posted on Mar 19, 2014

Takeuchi launched six new machines at the ConExpo 2014 trade show, including the TL8 compact track loader, TW80 Series 2 ...

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by late July

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by...

Posted on Mar 18, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its Highway Trust Fund Ticker to show that the fund could shortfall as ...

Contractors urged to send hardhats to their Congressmen in campaign to fix Highway Trust Fund

Contractors urged to send hardhats to their Congressmen...

Posted on Mar 14, 2014

A group of associations and labor unions is working to alert Congress to the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust ...

Shell collaborates with Volvo, Mack Trucks on global LNG fuel

Shell collaborates with Volvo, Mack Trucks on global...

Posted on Mar 28, 2013

Shell has taken part in two new global collaborations—one with Volvo Trucks and one with Mack Trucks—to encourage the use ...

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in February

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in...

Posted on Mar 15, 2013

The Associated General Contractors of America has released its Producer Price Index (PPI) report for February, which reveals that construction ...

Senate unlikely to adopt ID card for legal worker verification due to high costs

Senate unlikely to adopt ID card for legal worker...

Posted on Mar 13, 2013

Senators working on an immigration bill are not likely to adopt a high-tech ID card for workers because of costs, ...

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas hires Lee Shirey as regional service manager

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas hires Lee...

Posted on Mar 13, 2013

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has hired Lee Shirey as regional service manager. Shirey will oversee the department that services Hyundai’s ...

Labor shortage expected to crush $100 billion in planned petrochemical projects

Labor shortage expected to crush $100 billion in...

Posted on Mar 12, 2013

A lack of energy and mining professionals may cause the cost of these skilled workers, such as engineers and geoscientists, ...

Sany America names Hawkins-Graves as first-Virginia based Sany excavator dealer

Sany America names Hawkins-Graves as first-Virginia...

Posted on Mar 08, 2013

Sany America has named Hawkins-Graves as a Sany excavator dealer in Lynchburg, Virginia, making Hawkins-Graves the first Virginia-based excavator dealer ...

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