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The new generation of Volvo-Advanced Combustion Technology (V-ACT) engines feature ultra-high pressure variable fuel injection systems that control combustion temperatures.

Volvo CE unveils EC140E excavator with improved cab,...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2015

Continuing its E-Series excavator introductions, which began last year at ConExpo, Volvo Construction Equipment launched the EC140E at its annual ...

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to see how well it holds up with the new PC-11 lube oil

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 30, 2015

A massive amount of lab work goes into formulating a new heavy-duty diesel engine oil. But when the guys in ...

Liebherr to take over production of Claas Scorpion ag telehandlers under new deal

Liebherr to take over production of Claas Scorpion ag...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Under a new agreement between the two companies, Liebherr will begin manufacturing the Scorpion agricultural telehandlers for fellow European manufacturer ...

Carolina Cat Power Systems completes construction of 10-acre solar farm

Carolina Cat Power Systems completes construction of...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

The construction of a 10-acre solar farm, led by Carolina Cat Power Systems, is nearing completion. Scheduled to open within the ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Oregon’s $343.5 million transportation funding legislation effort stalls

Oregon’s $343.5 million transportation funding...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 30, 2015

Transportation funding legislation that would have raised gas taxes and motor vehicle fees to generate roughly $200 million for road ...

Illinois DOT chief meets with group to discuss lack of minority contractors hired

Illinois DOT chief meets with group to discuss lack of...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 30, 2015

An Illinois group recently met with Illinois Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn to discuss the lack of minorities hired for construction contracts. KWQC ...

Interstate 35 through East Austin.

Next round of Texas Prop 1 transportation projects...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) has approved 15 projects reaching $239 million as part of the fourth round of the ...

Wisconsin DOT has a new app to keep drivers informed on road conditions

Wisconsin DOT has a new app to keep drivers informed on...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 30, 2015

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation just launched a new smart phone application to let drivers know about the road conditions ...

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump trucks with improved cab (PHOTOS)

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 29, 2015

John Deere has launched several updates in its three new E-Series articulated dump trucks, highlighted by a new Tier 4 Final ...

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