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Vermeer debuts FT100, first product in new forestry tractor line

Vermeer debuts FT100, first product in new forestry...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 22, 2014

Vermeer’s 111-horsepower FT100 forestry tractor is the first in a new line of forestry equipment for the company, which will ...

VIDEO: Watch a Chevrolet S-10 pickup explode to 219 mph, become quickest street-legal vehicle in the world

VIDEO: Watch a Chevrolet S-10 pickup explode to 219...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 22, 2014

When building the world's quickest-accelerating street-legal vehicle, maybe one of the last bodies you'd decide to wrap that type of ...

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform deaths worldwide in first half of 2014

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform...

Safety

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 22, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation, a non-profit group that promotes the safe use of powered access equipment, has released half-year ...

VIDEO: Geniuses wrap themselves in rope, let an excavator sling them through the air

VIDEO: Geniuses wrap themselves in rope, let an...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2014

Most people see construction equipment from afar. And most people, when meeting these machines in person for the first time, ...

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 19, 2014

Komatsu focused on reducing operating cost with the development of the company’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck, which features an EPA ...

Fashion show goes on despite construction worker’s 30-foot fall through roof

Fashion show goes on despite construction...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2014

As models strutted down a runway during a fashion show in London earlier this week, a construction worker tumbled through ...

Toyota issues recalls on Tundra and Tacoma pickups

Toyota issues recalls on Tundra and Tacoma pickups

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2014

Toyota has issued recalls on both its full-size and midsize pickups over separate issues. The first recall deals with the 2014 ...

New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms who serve their communities

New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 19, 2014

Construction firms intent on giving back to their communities may now be honored for their good works. The Transportation Development Foundation, ...

GEAR: The all-steel and orderly design of the Trusco Deluxe tool box hasn’t needed a change since 1947

GEAR: The all-steel and orderly design of the Trusco...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2014

In an age of plastic boxes and tool bags made of various composite materials, a steel tool box like the ...

Truck driver hops out of his truck at road work zone, sucker punches construction worker

Truck driver hops out of his truck at road work zone,...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2014

As if workers in road work zones didn't have enough to worry about between speeding cars and inattentive drivers, the ...

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