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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 ...

Ram adopts SAE J2807 towing standard for all 2015 truck models

Ram adopts SAE J2807 towing standard for all 2015 truck...

Posted on Jul 21, 2014

Beginning with the 2015 model year, Ram says it will become the first automaker to adopt the Society of Automotive ...

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on I-215 in California; causes falsework to collapse

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on...

Posted on Jul 18, 2014

A semi truck hauling sand hit a bridge currently under construction on Interstate 215 in Perris, California, earlier this week ...

Cummins is developing a 2.8L, E-85 truck engine with power of gas, diesel engines twice its size

Cummins is developing a 2.8L, E-85 truck engine with...

Posted on Jul 14, 2014

Cummins Inc. on Monday reported development of an engine and powertrain that reduce carbon dioxide emissions by as much as ...

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about ignoring infrastructure needs

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about...

Posted on Jun 16, 2014

In the search for morality tales about the consequences of inadequate investment in infrastructure, it would be hard to top ...

Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of aluminum by 2025

Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of...

Posted on Jun 13, 2014

By 2025, more than 75 percent of all new pickup trucks produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied, according to ...

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the construction pro and mechanic (PHOTOS)

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the...

Posted on Jun 12, 2014

We know. Buying for Dad is hard. But rather than go the easy route and buying him a tie or ...

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Posted on Jun 04, 2014

Chairman and president of Kubota Corporation, Yasuo Masumoto, has died while staying in Tokyo. The 67-year-old failed to leave his room ...

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to keeping construction crews safe from those harmful rays

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to...

Posted on May 22, 2014

As the construction season rolls on, the workload isn’t the only thing that increases. The amount of hours crews put into ...

How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

How to get the most work out of your compact track...

Posted on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

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