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Vermeer intros PTX40 service plow with remote control for work in confined spaces (PHOTOS)

Vermeer intros PTX40 service plow with remote control...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 01, 2015

Tackle utility and irrigation installations with Vermeer’s walk-beside service plow, which fits in tight spaces. The PTX40 service plow has an ...

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment, killing one worker

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment,...

Better Roads News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Maryland last week when a semi-truck crashed into a work zone along Interstate 95. According ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment, ride a bike down newly-poured sidewalk in Michigan

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment,...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A contractor in Michigan recently endured a rough week where thousands of dollars of vandalism was done to equipment and ...

Connecticut passes $2.8 billion transportation projects funding program

Connecticut passes $2.8 billion transportation projects...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 01, 2015

The Connecticut general assembly in a special session approved SB 1501, a bill that provides $2.8 billion in funding for ...

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into toolbox talks, sees huge decrease in worker injuries

Skanska incorporates stretching, light exercise into...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

With one senior vice president saying the program, "has become a team sport," for the company, construction giant Skanska USA's ...

Gas tax increases for transportation funding underway in 6 states

Gas tax increases for transportation funding underway...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 01, 2015

The flurry of state gas tax legislation enacted earlier this year now goes into effect for a handful of states ...

Ohio to begin displaying traffic fatality stats on highway message boards

Ohio to begin displaying traffic fatality stats on...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 01, 2015

A drive down a road in Ohio might be a bit more grim due to the new message on electronic ...

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 ...

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