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70 bridges getting $130M in federal funds for repair, replacement
Seventy city and county projects across Washington state will receive a portion of $130 million in federal funds to ...
September 2012 surface trade with Canada, Mexico fell 0.1% from September 2011
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and ...
Monthly Motor Fuel Report by States released, July 2012 now posted
The Monthly Motor Fuel Report by States (July 2012) was just released on the Office of Highway Policy Information, ...
Vehicle and engine importers to pay civil penalty to resolve Clean Air Act violations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice have settled with two former importers of highway ...
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MAP-21 and Transportation’s Fiscal Cliff: What does it all mean?
The nation's economy is on a "fiscal cliff." But how does this affect the U.S. infrastructure system, namely the ...
Illinois Tollway awards $31 million in construction management, design contracts
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors has approved three contracts worth $31.1 million for construction management for the Jane ...
U.S. DOT providing 12 million in Quick Release Emergency Relief Funds for Hurricane Sandy Damage in New Jersey and Connecticut
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood $12 million in quick release emergency relief funds immediately available to New Jersey and ...
Illinois Tollway seeking firms for 15-year, $12 billion Move Illinois program
The Illinois Tollway is seeking firms to provide planning, design, construction management and technical services for 12 new contracts ...
U.S. industrial manufacturers see some sunshine in forecast revenue growth expectations
It's not all doom and gloom anymore. We all know the U.S. economy has been in the dumps, and ...
Cat: staying in Illinois, sees third-quarter income and sales boosts
Caterpillar made headlines over the weekend with its latest earnings report and an announcement regarding its company headquarters. The first ...
Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction jobs
A recently launched $1 billion initiative to upgrade sewer lines, water mains and water treatment plants across Illinois will ...
Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third quarter, huge dip in operating income
Volvo Construction Equipment reports that it has reduced production and inventory in its facilities along with inventories at its ...
Granite joint venture team awarded $42 million highway project in Northern California
The joint venture of Granite Construction Co. and MCM Construction Inc. has been awarded a $42 million highway contract ...
Elections and a ‘fiscal cliff’ loom ahead, but residential recovery continues
By George H. Reddin Uncertainty continues to characterize the near-term economic outlook and inhibit stronger growth and job creation. This ...
Modest increase in construction costs forecast in third-quarter 2012 Turner Building Cost Index
The third-quarter 2012 Turner Building Cost Index – which measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the ...
August construction activity down 0.6 percent
Total construction activity for August 2012 was $837.1 billion, 0.6 percent (+/-2.1%) below the $842.0 billion in the revised ...
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association: New business up 16% YTD
Overall new business volume for August was $6.9 billion, up 21 percent from volume of $5.7 billion in the ...
Bring Out Your $373 Million Dead…Earmarks: U.S. DOT Frees Up $473 Million in Dead Earmarks for Other Projects
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) decision to take $473 million from 671 unused 2003 to 2006 earmarks ...
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Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
Ryobi cooler doubles as a portable air conditioner
VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
Small trench, big disaster
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ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
The I-85 collapse and the push of Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques ...
by Chris Hill
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