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Apr 21, 2015
PHOTOS: Is Chevrolet’s wild self-driving FNR electric concept car a glimpse of autonomous highways of the future?
At the Shanghai auto show this week, Chevrolet has unveiled a driverless car that should excite anyone who ever loved ...
Apr 07, 2015
Water shortage in California the result of 40 years of delusional infrastructure neglect
California's water shortage looms large in the headlines this spring. What few are talking about, however, is that the shortage ...
Mar 10, 2015
Three ways to keep up on the construction equipment news front
Way back in oh, 2011, the main focus of Equipment World was giving you a monthly roundup of industry trends, ...
Feb 17, 2015
With Better Roads integration, Equipment World expands transportation coverage to road building, bridges, DOTs and more
For those who frequent this site, it's a change you have probably already noticed. But just in case you haven't, ...
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Feb 02, 2015
Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road
Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...
Jan 30, 2015
Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end
All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...
Jan 23, 2015
Los Angeles at a tipping point: get serious about public transportation or sink into Third World status
Last week I got the opportunity to visit Southern California and see how the country's most famous freeways were holding ...
Jan 19, 2015
More reasons not to build toll roads
As a follow up to my earlier post on the Texas SH 130 toll road, I wanted to elaborate on ...
Jan 08, 2015
A drive on a Texas high-speed toll road: Is this how everybody will drive in the future? I hope not.
Over the holidays I had the opportunity to travel south on the newest Texas toll road, otherwise known as State ...
Dec 12, 2014
Why we don’t run straight press releases and why you should care
We get press releases daily from companies who want to tell our audience about new products, initiatives and corporate changes. ...
Nov 18, 2014
AEMP’s fall symposium: Telematics finally gets the jump-start it’s been needing
If you weren't there, I'm sorry to say, but you missed it. What was "it?" It was the feeling of 300 light ...
Oct 14, 2014
With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur innovation in highway funding
In November, Texans will go to the polls and vote on Proposition 1, which, in a nutshell, proposes to take ...
Sep 08, 2014
Don’t mistake our Contractor of the Year program as just another giveaway
Yes, our 12 finalists get a free weekend in Las Vegas. And it’s true they get VIP treatment from sponsor ...
Aug 22, 2014
Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea
The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show Americans ...
Aug 20, 2014
Master the art and science of telematics (and get inspired too)
If you're trying to learn as much as you can about telematics you won't want to miss the closing keynote ...
Aug 15, 2014
Swift change in Ferguson a lesson in leadership: America needs more Andy Griffiths, fewer Jack Bauers
If you blinked you missed it, but yesterday Missouri Governor Jay Nixon gave the country one of the finest examples ...
Aug 14, 2014
The Digger-Mug is the excavator-bucket-shaped coffee cup you’ve always wanted
For the past few years a photo has been passed around on the Internet of a coffee mug shaped like ...
Aug 12, 2014
Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase
Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...
Aug 11, 2014
We’re giving away construction equipment models. Here are the winners so far and what’s still up for grabs
Our Model Mania story has generated lots of interest on our site, and here’s one reason why: We’re giving away ...
Aug 06, 2014
What contractors can learn from the fast-food business
One of America's unique talents is a genius for logistics. We practically invented the concept and have put it to ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
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Articulated dump trucks see rapid size growth as customers move to ...
by Equipment World Staff
Komatsu acquires mining equipment maker Joy Global for $3 billion
by Wayne Grayson
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ram says Ford Super Duty’s claim to towing throne isn’t fair ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
by Wayne Grayson
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