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MAP-21 and Transportation’s Fiscal Cliff: What does it all mean?

MAP-21 and Transportation’s Fiscal Cliff: What does...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 15, 2012

The nation's economy is on a "fiscal cliff." But how does this affect the U.S. infrastructure system, namely the new ...

Illinois Tollway awards $31 million in construction...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 15, 2012

The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors has approved three contracts worth $31.1 million for construction management for the Jane Addams ...

U.S. DOT providing 12 million in Quick Release...

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Posted by Staff Report on Nov 06, 2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood $12 million in quick release emergency relief funds immediately available to New Jersey and Connecticut ...

Illinois Tollway seeking firms for 15-year, $12 billion...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 01, 2012

The Illinois Tollway is seeking firms to provide planning, design, construction management and technical services for 12 new contracts associated ...

U.S. industrial manufacturers see some sunshine in forecast revenue growth expectations

U.S. industrial manufacturers see some sunshine in...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 25, 2012

It's not all doom and gloom anymore. We all know the U.S. economy has been in the dumps, and it's ...

Cat: staying in Illinois, sees third-quarter income and sales boosts

Cat: staying in Illinois, sees third-quarter income and...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2012

Caterpillar made headlines over the weekend with its latest earnings report and an announcement regarding its company headquarters. The first mention ...

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction jobs

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2012

A recently launched $1 billion initiative to upgrade sewer lines, water mains and water treatment plants across Illinois will create ...

Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third quarter, huge dip in operating income

Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2012

Volvo Construction Equipment reports that it has reduced production and inventory in its facilities along with inventories at its dealers ...

Granite joint venture team awarded $42 million highway...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 17, 2012

The joint venture of Granite Construction Co. and MCM Construction Inc. has been awarded a $42 million highway contract by ...

Elections and a ‘fiscal cliff’ loom ahead, but residential recovery continues

Elections and a ‘fiscal cliff’ loom ahead, but...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

By George H. Reddin   Uncertainty continues to characterize the near-term economic outlook and inhibit stronger growth and job creation. This has ...

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