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Doosan intros DX300LC-5 and DX350LC-5 crawler excavators with 10% boost in fuel efficiency (PHOTOS)

Doosan intros DX300LC-5 and DX350LC-5 crawler...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 22, 2014

Doosan has launched two new Tier 4-compliant excavators – the 271-horsepower DX300LC-5 and the 318-horsepower DX350LC-5, which replace the DX300LC-3 ...

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 22, 2014

The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show Americans ...

Chevrolet unveils 2015 Silverado Rally Editions with racing-inspired styling (PHOTOS)

Chevrolet unveils 2015 Silverado Rally Editions with...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2014

Considering a Silverado as your next pickup but feel like the look of the pickup could benefit from some racing-inspired ...

VIDEO: The Ziesel, an amazing tracked go-kart/wheelchair/tank hybrid, tackles any jobsite terrain with ease

VIDEO: The Ziesel, an amazing tracked...

Gear

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2014

While the most important pieces of equipment on the jobsite are definitely the machines moving all the dirt, a lot ...

Case CE now lets you configure their machines online then send the specs to your dealer

Case CE now lets you configure their machines online...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2014

Case Construction Equipment has added a new tool to its website that seeks to shorten the buying process for its ...

Construction worker killed by utility line electrocution on jobsite near Seattle

Construction worker killed by utility line...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2014

A construction worker was killed Wednesday afternoon after he was electrocuted while working on a hospital expansion in Edmonds, Washington. According ...

Volvo launches EC480E crawler excavator: high power, low fuel use

Volvo launches EC480E crawler excavator: high power,...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 20, 2014

Volvo has launched its new EC480E crawler excavator which features a Tier 4 Final D13 engine. Designed for quarry and ...

ROAD TEST: 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Crew Cab 4×4 handles well under a heavy load

ROAD TEST: 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Crew Cab 4×4...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Aug 20, 2014

Toting a yard-and-a-half of bark mulch to a jobsite in the bed is a typical task for a landscaper’s pickup ...

Construction worker stabs and kills coworker in South Carolina department store

Construction worker stabs and kills coworker in South...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2014

Authorities near Charleston, South Carolina have arrested a man they say stabbed and killed a coworker while they were renovating ...

Nonresidential construction starts fall 19.5% during July as builder outlook shrinks due to increased labor, materials costs

Nonresidential construction starts fall 19.5% during...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2014

Following an "exceptionally strong" June, the dollar value of nonresidential construction starts fell 19.5 percent during July, according to data ...

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