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6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the one that rocked New York City

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the...

Safety

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 31, 2015

The building explosion in New York’s East Village last week that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others ...

Construction worker braves house fire to rescue mother, 3 children in Indianapolis

Construction worker braves house fire to rescue mother,...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2015

Overwhelmed by smoke at the back door of a burning Indianapolis home, Bill Spurr wasn't sure what his next move ...

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving habits underscore the need for long-term transportation funding

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Americans drove an estimated 237.3 billion miles in January, nearly 5 percent more than the same month last year, according ...

VMAC’s Underhood Lite provides on-board air for European-style work vans

VMAC’s Underhood Lite provides on-board air for...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 31, 2015

In the last few years work vans have surged in popularity thanks to dozens of new contractor focused designs. But ...

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to Congress

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx submitted a revised Grow America Act to Congress March 30. It suggests a 45-percent increase in ...

Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with Lafarge…again

Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with...

Business

Posted by Kerry Clines on Mar 31, 2015

Shares in Lafarge fell by approximately 2 percent Monday after two Holcim shareholders voiced their discontent with the revised merger ...

Doosan intros 3 new wheeled excavator models, discusses North American highway applications

Doosan intros 3 new wheeled excavator models, discusses...

Better Roads News

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 30, 2015

In North America, wheeled excavators are more of a niche machine, appealing primarily to municipalities in the Northeast, the Southeast ...

Ram unveils Texas Ranger 1500: a concept truck Chuck Norris would give 2 roundhouse kicks up (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ram unveils Texas Ranger 1500: a concept truck Chuck...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 30, 2015

Look, there's nothing in Ram's announcement of the Texas Ranger 1500 that explicitly says the truck was designed in honor ...

PHOTOS: Check out time-saving tools and equipment you might have missed in our End-of-Winter roundup

PHOTOS: Check out time-saving tools and equipment you...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 30, 2015

With winter coming to a close, some contractors in the colder parts of the country aren't done with snow and ice ...

Diggerland USA unleashes a fleet of JCB WorkMax UTVs as the construction theme park’s newest ride

Diggerland USA unleashes a fleet of JCB WorkMax UTVs as...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 30, 2015

Making good on its promise to continue adding new heavy equipment for patrons to get behind the controls of, Diggerland ...

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