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New ZX17U-5, ZX26U-5 bring Tier 4 Final engines to Hitachi’s smallest excavators

New ZX17U-5, ZX26U-5 bring Tier 4 Final engines to...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 04, 2015

  Hitachi has updated its smallest compact excavators with new Tier 4 Final engines that require no diesel exhaust fluid. The new ZX17U-5 and ...

Contractors put in 1,000s of hours with top-selling heavy equipment for Equipment World Reader Reviews

Contractors put in 1,000s of hours with top-selling...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2015

Face to face most contractors are brutally honest when they talk about equipment. But it has always been a challenge ...

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will rock transportation and the commercial truck market

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will...

Better Roads News

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 04, 2015

  If you follow me on Twitter you know I tweet out stories I run across that highlight new technology in the ...

Minnesota DOT creates bridge deck deterioration timelines to predict needed repairs

Minnesota DOT creates bridge deck deterioration...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 04, 2015

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) researchers are using a database of historical bridge deck inspection and construction reports to help ...

Construction worker survives being pinned against backhoe in Alabama work zone crash, loses leg

Construction worker survives being pinned against...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2015

While doing utility work along the side of a road in Birmingham, Alabama, over the weekend, a construction worker was hit ...

Report identifies areas of improvement for Utah’s roads and bridges

Report identifies areas of improvement for Utah’s...

State/Local Government

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2015

Despite getting a B+ grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the condition of its roads and bridges, Utah ...

Jenny Products fills gap in product line with 6.5 hp C Series air compressors

Jenny Products fills gap in product line with 6.5 hp C...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2015

Jenny Products’ four wheeled portable air compressors, the C Series, feature a 6.5-horsepower Honda engines, filling a gap between the ...

Can John Oliver’s stand on U.S. infrastructure do for highway funding what  “Last Week Tonight” did for net neutrality? (VIDEO)

Can John Oliver’s stand on U.S. infrastructure do...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2015

John Oliver, on the latest episode of his HBO program “Last Week Tonight”, aimed his comedic wit at the issue of ...

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and brands among excavating contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 03, 2015

We were also interested in how a contractor’s buy list might change as he increased in size. For example, what ...

Telematics-equipped Case, New Holland construction equipment will soon have satellite connectivity

Telematics-equipped Case, New Holland construction...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

CNH Industrial will update its construction telematics solutions with the ability to transmit machine data even when operating on jobsites ...

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