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Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Connected Keypad Adds Security to Job Sites
Ask anyone in the construction business how confident they feel leaving their equipment on job sites, and you’ll probably get…
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 ...
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. ...
Fighting Thermal Segregation
A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in ...
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 ...
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 ...
Inflation is Key
Maintaining Optimal Tire Pressure is Essential to a Successful Preventative Maintenance Program A kick to a tire doesn’t reveal much ...
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 ...
Corps of Engineers denies contractor’s Type 1 differing site condition claim on Iraqi project. Site conditions that differ from what ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Ford details 2018 F-150 engines: More power, better MPGs, short delay for diesel option
VIDEO: Excavator takes direct hit from land mine
Cat excavator makes cameo in “Transformers: The Last Knight” (VIDEO)
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
Small trench, big disaster
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Komatsu unveils HD325-8, HD405-8 off-highway trucks with more power, new cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
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