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Ohio DOT embarks on its largest construction season ever with 936 projects

Ohio DOT embarks on its largest construction season...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 21, 2014

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that the 2014 construction season will be its largest ever. ODOT says the season ...

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling package and powertrain control (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Caterpillar has announced updates to the D9T that bring the large dozer in line with the latest emission standards, improve ...

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before clawing its own way up to escape loose terrain

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Steep grades and loose terrain can be formidable foes for heavy machinery on their own. So it's no surprise that ...

Why Cummins is bringing next-gen engine, truck technology to China before the U.S.

Why Cummins is bringing next-gen engine, truck...

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Posted by Jack Roberts on Apr 18, 2014

I hate math. And math hates me. But I’m going to put aside my loathing of this particular discipline for ...

GM drops price of CNG bi-fuel option on 2015 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra HD

GM drops price of CNG bi-fuel option on 2015 Chevy...

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Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 18, 2014

GM has announced that bi-fuel options allowing either compressed natural gas or gasoline to power the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD and ...

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

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Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top construction economists forecast growth in spending and jobs

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 17, 2014

The outlook from respected economists in the construction industry continues to be mixed as all the elements for growth are ...

How the latest Obamacare update affects your business

How the latest Obamacare update affects your business

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 17, 2014

The employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)—a.k.a. Obamacare—originally required companies with 50 or more full-time ...

VIDEO: Land Rover developing invisible truck technology to give driver better view of terrain

VIDEO: Land Rover developing invisible truck technology...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 17, 2014

For years, researchers and the military have been working toward perfecting cloaking technology that would give a person, vehicle or ...

United Rentals cites strong start for 1Q, will add $750 million in fleet this quarter

United Rentals cites strong start for 1Q, will add $750...

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 17, 2014

United Rentals says it will bring in $750 million in fleet in the second quarter, the result of a strong ...

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