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Mastering the unique challenge of spec’ing a compact excavator

Mastering the unique challenge of spec’ing a...

Posted on Dec 01, 2013

The first step in spec’ing compact excavators in the 2- to 3-metric-ton range is to define what they are and what ...

Where, oh where can that road money be?

Where, oh where can that road money be?

Posted on Nov 06, 2013

A Congress that cannot pass a budget or even agree not to default on loans is not a group that ...

With CARB’s powertrain upgrade regulation taking effect for all pre-2007 engines on Jan. 1, many smaller fleets have a decision to make

With CARB’s powertrain upgrade regulation taking...

Posted on Nov 01, 2013

The rumors were strong this summer. Truckers and others debated the likelihood of a further delay in the California Air Resources ...

How to build out the perfect work truck by taking advantage of dealer spec’ing technologies

How to build out the perfect work truck by taking...

Posted on Nov 01, 2013

Not long ago spec’ing a vocational truck meant going to a dealer, picking from a limited list of wheelbases and ...

How to buy the right Mass Excavation equipment for your needs

How to buy the right Mass Excavation equipment for your...

Posted on Oct 01, 2013

In general, mass excavation is the removal of large amounts of materials using big machines over an extended period of ...

Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for extra aggregate

Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for...

Posted on Sep 26, 2013

. “Contracts for the execution of the works should be drawn with care and precision: Because, when without legal flaws, neither ...

Fast-Paced Completion

Fast-Paced Completion

Posted on Sep 09, 2013

Contractor’s acceleration claim granted in embassy construction “Acceleration” in construction means to speed up the pace of work resulting from a ...

Design advances, continued strong demand horizontal directional drilling a bright spot

Design advances, continued strong demand horizontal...

Posted on Sep 01, 2013

  If there’s a bright spot in our murky economic recovery, it is horizontal directional drilling. HDD, strong for several years, ...

Getting bonded opens up several worthwhile opportunities for construction companies

Getting bonded opens up several worthwhile...

Posted on Sep 01, 2013

  Growing a business requires planning for the future. Don’t pass up a project just because it requires a surety bond. ...

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot backhoes over smaller diggers are narrowing, but have not disappeared

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot...

Posted on Aug 01, 2013

There’s a reason 14-foot backhoes comprise the bulk of backhoe sales. That size is well-suited to most of the tasks ...

Guest Blog: Electric vehicles are becoming a taxing problem

Guest Blog: Electric vehicles are becoming a taxing...

Posted on Jun 14, 2013

A recent article on CNN's website called attention to efforts by a handful of states to collect infrastructure revenues from electric ...

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