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Nordik’s new MOVE blades follow road contours for cleaner snow plowing

Nordik’s new MOVE blades follow road contours for...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 15, 2015

Nordik Blades' new MOVE blades are designed to move with the shape of the road when plowing, thereby cutting down on ...

SaltDogg Anti-Ice System features GPS, proportional ground speed controller

SaltDogg Anti-Ice System features GPS, proportional...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 15, 2015

Buyers Products introduced its new SaltDogg Anti-Ice System this week at the American Public Works Association North American Snow Conference ...

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large reward for capture of his killer

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

The family of a 19-year-old construction worker killed on a Houston jobsite is offering a large reward for the capture of his ...

Ventrac demos new sidewalk salt drop spreader at APWA Snow Show

Ventrac demos new sidewalk salt drop spreader at APWA...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 15, 2015

Ventrac’s new SA250 Drop Spreader has a wireless controller to provide control of salt and other de-icing material drop-rate and easy ...

Manitowoc launches Grove GMK5250L all-terrain crane with greater maneuverability, big fuel savings  (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Manitowoc launches Grove GMK5250L all-terrain crane...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

Manitowoc has introduced the Grove GMK5250L, saying the new all-terrain machine boasts much-improved maneuverability along with the strongest reach and load chart ...

Chevrolet unveils 2015 Silverado Custom Sport HD pickups (PHOTOS)

Chevrolet unveils 2015 Silverado Custom Sport HD...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

Sporting a sleek, monochromatic look and chrome accents, Chevrolet has unveiled a new exterior package for its Silverado 2500 and 3500 ...

Wheel loader operator killed while attempting to free stuck concrete truck in Nebraska

Wheel loader operator killed while attempting to free...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Nebraska over the weekend while attempting to free a concrete truck that had gotten ...

Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation could cost WSDOT $4 million

Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation...

State/Local Government

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

Four months after crews temporarily stopped excavation on a repair pit for the world's largest tunnel-boring machine due to ground sinkage, ...

University of Florida pitchers arrested for climbing crane on campus jobsite

University of Florida pitchers arrested for climbing...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

We get the appeal of operating cranes. We do. The views some jobs offer are unparalleled by any other profession ...

Ohio DOT to begin construction on $430 million Portsmouth Bypass this summer

Ohio DOT to begin construction on $430 million...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 14, 2015

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will begin work on its largest project to date—a roughly $430 million 16-mile bypass ...

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