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VIDEO: Watch Volvo excavators dance bucket-in-bucket in this cool tiltrotator demo

VIDEO: Watch Volvo excavators dance bucket-in-bucket in...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 04, 2015

Usually manufacturer equipment demos are filled with hard-driving rock, and Volvo Construction Equipment’s recent event at Volvo Days in Eskilstuna, ...

CNH Industrial sales fall 10%, profit plummets in 2Q

CNH Industrial sales fall 10%, profit plummets in 2Q

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2015

CNH's continued struggles with the global agricultural slowdown continued in the second quarter, compounded by decreased construction equipment sales. The company, ...

Rare design has crews working inside a tunnel to make bridge repairs in Michigan

Rare design has crews working inside a tunnel to make...

Better Roads News

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 04, 2015

In a drive over U.S. 131 Bridge in Michigan, it'd be easy to miss that bridge is in the middle of ...

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in June

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in June

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2015

With no change to nonresidential spending, total construction spending in the U.S. saw its smallest gain in five months, according ...

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers...

Better Roads News

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 04, 2015

There might just be a badge behind the next visibility vest you see inside a road construction site. Police in Marietta, Georgia, ...

The Texas Department of Transportation's North Tarrant Express project will alleviate congestion for more than 177,000 drivers daily.

Seven state DOTs win western regional America’s...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 04, 2015

Departments of transportation for seven western states won America’s Transportation Awards during the 2015 Western Association of State Highway and ...

Trench accident drowns worker in Massachusetts

Trench accident drowns worker in Massachusetts

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2015

A construction worker on a sewer line replacement in a Massachusetts town was killed Friday in a trench accident. According to ...

Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd annual motorcycle ride

Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 04, 2015

The Road Construction Awareness Corp.’s (RCAC) second annual Road Construction Awareness Charity Ride brought together more than 300 motorcycle and hot ...

Making sense of the split: Don’t worry about Navistar, but where will Caterpillar find its 15-liter truck engine?

Making sense of the split: Don’t worry about...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Aug 03, 2015

The big news story last week was, of course, Cat and Navistar breaking up. At first brush, given Navistar’s fresh troubles ...

Hyundai launches 5 HL900 Series wheel loaders with more power, new cab, reduced fuel usage

Hyundai launches 5 HL900 Series wheel loaders with more...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 03, 2015

Hyundai Construction Equipment has launched its new HL900 Series wheel loaders, which boost productivity by as much as 5 percent and ...

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