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Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway
Dec 11, 2014
Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction
A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat, in real time, and records a thermal profile ...
Sep 05, 2014
Construction and the Mechanic’s Lien
Here’s why a grading contractor prevails on a Nevada mechanic’s lien claim. By Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq. In a recent case involving ...
Sep 05, 2014
New NYC law permits 100 percent RAP on streets
Effective on Jan. 1, 2015, the New York City Department of Transportation will allow asphalt mixes containing 100 percent reclaimed ...
Aug 27, 2014
Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason Andringa incoming president, CEO
Vermeer Corporation has named Jason Andringa incoming president and CEO, taking over the position from his mother, Mary Vermeer Andringa, ...
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Aug 06, 2014
Why Construction Delays Cost Money
Contractor makes claim against Army Corps of Engineers for delay damages. By Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq. Time is a critical resource in ...
Jul 02, 2014
Contractor’s dewatering claim for $24 million dismissed based on failure to follow contract disputes act
In a recent case involving dewatering for the Army Corps of Engineers – Hanover Insurance Co. v. U.S. (U. S. ...
Jun 05, 2014
Fighting Thermal Segregation
A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the ...
May 07, 2014
Put It In Writing
Claims against the Georgia DOT for increased material costs are denied due to failure to comply with claim-notice requirements. Contract provisions ...
May 06, 2014
Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes
Whether it’s dense-graded, open-graded or gap-graded mix or stone-matrix asphalt, don’t forget their impact on compaction. Many contractors look to temperature ...
Apr 25, 2014
Inflation is Key
Maintaining Optimal Tire Pressure is Essential to a Successful Preventative Maintenance Program A kick to a tire doesn’t reveal much more ...
Apr 18, 2014
Roundabouts And Intersections: Two Traffic Control Devices, Many Options
Roundabout design was once a task that drove engineers around the bend. Accounting for so many variables in the early ...
Apr 12, 2014
Corps of Engineers denies contractor’s Type 1 differing site condition claim on Iraqi project. Site conditions that differ from what the ...
Apr 11, 2014
Behind the design of Colombia’s first four-lane road
Mario Huertas Corporation won a $400 million, five-year highway contract to design and build this major part of the country’s ...
Apr 11, 2014
Essential Communication for Winter Emergency Preparedness
Should snow bosses interpret a 70-percent chance for snow after midnight to mean that crews should be on the road ...
Mar 21, 2014
Kosciusko County Turns to Liquid Calcium Chloride to Improve Road Base Stabilization
Situation The Kosciusko (Indiana) County Highway Department undertakes improvement projects on 50 to 100 miles of roadway annually and, like many ...
Mar 14, 2014
Cal Poly Pomona engineering students get real-world road building experience from Caltrans
If you want to be a transportation engineer in Southern California, your chances improve dramatically when you have Xudong Jia ...
Mar 07, 2014
Public vs. Private Distinction
Why knowing the allowable timeline to bring a lawsuit is important The distinction between a public and private work of improvement ...
Mar 07, 2014
The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt
As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to ...
Feb 10, 2014
The Cheaper the Better?
Government awards contract to second lowest bidder based on ‘Best Value’ determination In a recent government contracting decision — Matter of ...
Feb 07, 2014
Running Shingles the Right Way
By Daniel C. Brown Correctly running recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) and reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) at the same time can be ...
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Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal with Wacker Neuson
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Ritchie Bros. to acquire online equipment auctioneer IronPlanet for $758.5 million ...
by Tom Jackson
Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal ...
by Wayne Grayson
REVIEW: Cat S60’s design, speed, built-in FLIR thermal camera combine for ...
by Wayne Grayson
With new emissions regs, can heavy truck makers go all-in on ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Off-roading in Nissan’s sonar-equipped 2017 Titan Pro-4X Crew Cab ...
by Tom Quimby