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Case CE intros updated 621F, 721F wheel loaders

Case CE intros updated 621F, 721F wheel loaders

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2015

Case has introduced updates to its 621F and 721F wheel loaders headlined by an upgrade to a Tier 4 Final ...

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has resorted to duct tape

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 21, 2015

Duct tape is a go-to problem solver in many situations. But it’s usually a temporary fix. No one is going ...

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA campaign reminds workers of the dangers of sun overexposure

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA...

Safety

Posted by Amy Materson on May 21, 2015

As outdoor temperatures begin to rise, so does the chance of illnesses related to working outside. Heat stress and overexposure ...

National Public Works Week kicks off with “low and slow” infrastructure tour

National Public Works Week kicks off with “low and...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

Author Dan McNichol, who has driven a 1949 Hudson across the country to bring attention to road and bridge conditions, ...

Confidence in heavy equipment financing market drops

Confidence in heavy equipment financing market drops

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on May 21, 2015

Confidence in the equipment finance market declined slightly from April to May, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation’s ...

Iowa DOT launches website offering location of major road projects

Iowa DOT launches website offering location of major...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 21, 2015

The Iowa Department of Transportation has made finding and avoiding major roadwork a little easier for drivers in the state. The ...

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to educate motorists

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation has developed an infographic designed to educate and bring awareness of work zone dangers for ...

John Deere overhauls, expands tractor scraper systems lineup as use grows in highway, residential (PHOTOS)

John Deere overhauls, expands tractor scraper systems...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 20, 2015

John Deere has made the most extensive changes to its scraper system since 2008, says Scott Bayless, scraper product consultant. ...

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by updating workers weekly on jobsite conditions

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

A new construction safety program is ignoring a certain saying about free lunches in order to increase awareness about the specific working ...

This bridge is made of thousands of sheets of paper, took 3 years to design (PHOTOS)

This bridge is made of thousands of sheets of paper,...

Bridges

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 20, 2015

An artist from the United Kingdom completed a project that proves once and for all that paper beats rock. Well, ...

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