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Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure by closing corporate tax loophole

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

A $478 billion transportation funding amendment to the 2016 budget put forth by Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was struck ...

Pledging push for more funding, mayors group calls transportation key to fighting inequality

Pledging push for more funding, mayors group calls...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

Members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Cities of Opportunity Task Force, have pledged to work together in urging Congress ...

Gravel truck on California jobsite overturns, kills pregnant woman in her driveway

Gravel truck on California jobsite overturns, kills...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

In a tragic accident earlier this week, a pregnant woman asked by a construction crew to move her car was ...

Holcim-Lafarge merger back on track

Holcim-Lafarge merger back on track

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

The short-lived hold on the Holcim-Lafarge merger has ended, with the cement companies jointly stating they have “reached an agreement ...

Caterpillar intros 313F L GC excavator with smart hydraulics (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar intros 313F L GC excavator with smart...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

Caterpillar says its new 313F L GC excavator is aimed squarely at those contractors trying to lower their cost per ...

Ford unveils the 2015 Ranger: the diesel pickup you can’t have gets even better (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ford unveils the 2015 Ranger: the diesel pickup you...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

At the Bangkok Auto Show, Ford has unveiled the latest model of its midsize pickup, boasting better fuel economy and ...

AEM/AEMP draft telematics standard should be ready for integration by end of April

AEM/AEMP draft telematics standard should be ready for...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has announced that its draft telematics standard, developed jointly with the Association of Equipment Management ...

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by limiting spending to roads and bridges

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Five Republican congressmen have proposed a legislative effort to support the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) without increasing gas taxes primarily ...

Women in Concrete Forum to address diversity, sustainability

Women in Concrete Forum to address diversity,...

Workforce

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 24, 2015

The International Concrete Sustainability Conference, scheduled for May 11 through 13 in Miami, will open with the second Women in ...

Move Seattle pushes for $900 million to fund city transportation projects

Move Seattle pushes for $900 million to fund city...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Move Seattle, a 10-year transportation plan encompassing transit, walking, biking, and freight, will require a $900 million levy paid through ...

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