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Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the formula this Texas contractor used to build a booming business in less than 10 years

Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2015

After a few years of working for other contractors in Austin, Texas, Dan Corrigan saw an opportunity 70 miles south ...

Slurry-FIL fibers on top of a hardened asphalt mix for illustration

Alkali-resistant glass fibers used in slurry surfacing...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 02, 2015

Owens Corning’s Slurry-FIL alkali-resistant glass fibers are being used in road slurry surfacing mixes to act as a fine aggregate with ...

Best booth displays and new products honored at APWA Congress

Best booth displays and new products honored at APWA...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 02, 2015

The American Public Works Association (APWA) honored three categories and an overall winner in booth displays during the 2015 International ...

APWA rebrands its annual conference and expo as PWX

APWA rebrands its annual conference and expo as PWX

Better Roads News

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 02, 2015

The American Public Works Association's annual conference will be back next year, but with a new name. The APWA announced at the ...

Worker dies after being struck by equipment on New Jersey jobsite

Worker dies after being struck by equipment on New...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 02, 2015

A construction worker in New Jersey was killed last week in an accident involving heavy equipment. According to a report from ...

Rhode Island inspections reveal 28 bridges in critical condition

Rhode Island inspections reveal 28 bridges in critical...

Better Roads News

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 02, 2015

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation found 230 structurally deficient bridges in it's inspections—28 of which were said to have ...

Caterpillar launches 16M3 motor grader with improved transmission, auto regens (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar launches 16M3 motor grader with improved...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

Caterpillar has introduced the latest model of its motor grader designed for small-to-medium-sized mining operations with improvements in just about ...

Road raging backhoe operator shoves car through a stop light, flees to Waffle House

Road raging backhoe operator shoves car through a stop...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

If you're ever at stop light in Richmond County, Georgia, and notice a backhoe in your rear view mirror, you might ...

Sony’s drone prototype is a mini plane with vertical takeoff built for inspections and surveying  (VIDEO)

Sony’s drone prototype is a mini plane with...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

With drone use exploding and applications for commercial use exemptions flooding into the Federal Aviation Administration, Japanese tech giant Sony ...

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