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VIDEO: Dump truck bed lifts while driving, destroys overhead highway sign

VIDEO: Dump truck bed lifts while driving, destroys...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2015

Today's dose of dumb comes from a highway somewhere in Saudi Arabia. The immediate question the video below raises is ...

Takeuchi improves uptime with new large frame TS80 skid steers

Takeuchi improves uptime with new large frame TS80 skid...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 21, 2015

Takeuchi has added to their skid steer product line with the TS80, the largest model in the company’s lineup. Featuring a ...

John Deere feels impact of energy slowdown in 3Q as construction equipment sales fall 13%

John Deere feels impact of energy slowdown in 3Q as...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2015

After a third quarter that brought more severe decreases in sales and profit, John Deere has cut its forecast for ...

Three workers presumed dead after landslide strikes Alaska construction site

Three workers presumed dead after landslide strikes...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2015

A residential jobsite was in the destructive path of one of six landslides caused by heavy rains in southeast Alaska ...

Sharpening the saw: AEMP’s 2015 Asset Management Symposium to focus on how telematics can improve safety

Sharpening the saw: AEMP’s 2015 Asset Management...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 21, 2015

Everybody knows telematics can improve productivity, but fleet managers and contractors are just beginning to discover how this technology plays ...

Idaho joins Washington and Colorado DOTs in replacing Mile 420 markers

Idaho joins Washington and Colorado DOTs in replacing...

Better Roads News

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 21, 2015

Milepost 420 isn't exactly a common sign in America. Most states don't even have roads that reach 420 miles in ...

Louisiana Transportation Research Center develops pavement smoothness best practices focused on IRI

Louisiana Transportation Research Center develops...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 21, 2015

The Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC) teamed up with The Transtec Group to develop a best practices document for achieving optimal pavement ...

Georgia on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities, GDOT starts new campaign to crack down (VIDEO)

Georgia on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities, GDOT...

Better Roads News

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 21, 2015

It's been a deadly year for Georgia roads and the state is on pace for around 1,200 fatalities on roads ...

Screenshot from U.S. 301 Mainline toll road simulation

Delaware’s U.S. 301 Mainline toll road to get $211.35...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will provide a maximum loan of $211.35 million for construction of the U.S. 301 ...

SiteAware, a LIDAR/camera unit, gives equipment operators 360-degree vision (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

SiteAware, a LIDAR/camera unit, gives equipment...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2015

Inspired by the lane-keeping, radar and camera systems that have been improving safety and all the while forming the foundation ...

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