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DOT highway signs tell drivers “Get Your Head Out of Your Apps”

DOT highway signs tell drivers “Get Your Head Out...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2014

In an effort to convince drivers to slow down and focus on the road, several state departments of transportation are ...

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence clicks back up

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2014

U.S. home starts fell 2.8 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.009 million, according to preliminary data ...

Spray injection DuraPatcher is a quick, cost-effective repair solution for potholes

Spray injection DuraPatcher is a quick, cost-effective...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 19, 2014

Simplify pothole repair with the DuraPatcher trailer-mounted spray injection pothole patcher. With a Tier 4 compliant diesel engine and blower ...

Optimized Z-bar and Performance Series buckets highlight Caterpillar’s new 910K and 914K compact wheel loaders

Optimized Z-bar and Performance Series buckets...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2014

So you want the breakout force of a Z-bar linkage but you don't want to give up the ability to ...

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will add 100 workers to new line

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

JCB has added the 3CX backhoe to the lineup of machines being made at its North American headquarters in Savannah, ...

Construction equipment thieves get a flat tire then get caught after calling a tow truck

Construction equipment thieves get a flat tire then get...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

If renting a truck to commit a crime isn't dumb enough, two California men were arrested earlier this month after ...

Eight days after fall from scaffolding, Mississippi construction worker dies

Eight days after fall from scaffolding, Mississippi...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

The deadliest accident in construction has claimed another victim. Gerald Moran, 42, died last week, eight days after suffering a ...

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator; cuts production time 63% (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Komatsu launches semi-automatic PC210LCi-10 excavator;...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 17, 2014

We’re used to numbers—some of them in the double digits—when manufacturers talk about fuel efficiency gains in new equipment. But ...

REVIEW: 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4 jumps off the line with abundant power, legroom (PHOTOS)

REVIEW: 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4 jumps off...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Nov 17, 2014

It’s one of the fastest half-ton pickups on the road in 2015 with one of, if not the biggest cabs. ...

3 tips for avoiding deadly structural collapses on construction jobsites

3 tips for avoiding deadly structural collapses on...

Safety

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 17, 2014

Construction accidents often seem to occur in spurts, as you’ll hear of a cluster of accidents grouped together in a ...

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