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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 22, 2014

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Construction worker dies after fall down elevator shaft on Louisville jobsite

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Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 22, 2014

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FACE THE FUTURE: 5 reasons construction companies need to buy Google Glass right now

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Equipment

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Sales slump in China offsets gains elsewhere as Volvo CE operating income falls 43% in 2Q

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2014

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GM makes 8-speed automatic transmission standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

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Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 21, 2014

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Ram adopts SAE J2807 towing standard for all 2015 truck models

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Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 21, 2014

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Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

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