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Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

A blatant Ford F-150 knockoff with a diesel, the Kawei K1 will only run you $16,000 (PHOTOS)

A blatant Ford F-150 knockoff with a diesel, the Kawei...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

Is this Ford's rumored diesel F-150 project, codenamed "Lion"? Absolutely not. But it is a diesel pickup that looks an awful lot like ...

Another worker shortage compounded by the energy boom could delay construction of $1.3 billion Dallas hospital

Another worker shortage compounded by the energy boom...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

Construction officials with a Dallas area hospital say their project is losing workers and bidders to stiff competition from the oil ...

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to Congress, but will it be enough?

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to...

Business

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

President Barack Obama is preparing to present his proposed $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill to Congress. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ...

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full demolition time lapse

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

With an original finish date of May 15, demolition of the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota was completed last week–nearly a ...

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and ...

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a scientific organization to a manipulable political tool

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a...

Emissions

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 23, 2014

I don't see why people feel compelled to celebrate Earth Day—which was yesterday if you were fortunate enough to avoid ...

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in upcoming National Safety Stand-Down

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in...

Safety

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 23, 2014

While Equipment World covers a range of topics in our online and print safety articles, one area I like to ...

Is Big Bertha too big? Tunnel-boring machine won’t get back to digging below Seattle for nearly a year

Is Big Bertha too big? Tunnel-boring machine...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2014

In a slight change in plans, officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation have announced Big Bertha, the world's largest ...

Construction worker injured when head is pinned between lift and steel beam at Daytona International Speedway

Construction worker injured when head is pinned between...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2014

A construction worker operating a scissor lift as part of the renovations taking place at the Daytona International Speedway suffered ...

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