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Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company and GPS joined forces to sculpt a face atop the National Mall

Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company...

Posted on Oct 16, 2014

The intrinsic power of GPS is its effectiveness in so many diverse applications. But while many tout the technology’s ability ...

Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues restructuring; Bobcat, Terex add dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Case names Diamond Dealer winners; Liebherr continues...

Posted on Oct 03, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and...

Posted on Oct 01, 2014

In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Posted on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower gas tax, surrender federal highway authority to states

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower...

Posted on Sep 18, 2014

Construction groups and transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program ...

New “bridge in a backpack” construction method saves Vermont town time and money

New “bridge in a backpack” construction...

Posted on Sep 16, 2014

Those who have driven in the Fairfield, Vermont, area recently may have wondered what construction crews were doing placing hollow ...

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics like college athletes and now they have a waiting list

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics...

Posted on Sep 08, 2014

Recruiting diesel technology students hasn’t been a challenge for Washburn Institute of Technology, based in Topeka, Kansas. “If I could get ...

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after driving into wet concrete

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after...

Posted on Aug 29, 2014

An elderly woman caused $10,000 worth of damage when she drove through 50 feet of newly-poured concrete in the 25th Street ...

Construction worker rolled over by equipment and killed while laying asphalt in Arkansas

Construction worker rolled over by equipment and killed...

Posted on Aug 19, 2014

A worker in Batesville, Arkansas was killed earlier this month when he was rolled over by a piece of equipment. John ...

Construction worker killed in work zone hit and run near Dallas

Construction worker killed in work zone hit and run...

Posted on Aug 08, 2014

A highway construction worker was killed earlier this week while working on the President George Bush Turnpike in Grand Prairie, ...

5 easy ways to beat the summer heat on a construction jobsite

5 easy ways to beat the summer heat on a construction...

Posted on Aug 06, 2014

Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the ...

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking up cones from work zone

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking...

Posted on Jul 28, 2014

A construction worker was killed after being hit by a trash truck that crashed into a road work zone last ...

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