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New financed equipment sales up 16 percent in October
The number of financed new units of construction sold or leased in October increased by 16 percent compared with ...
49-year-old female flagger killed on the job
A female construction flagger has been killed after being struck by a drunk driver in Las Vegas. The 49-year-old ...
We’ve come a long way: The history of bridge technology
Clapper bridges, beam bridges, truss bridges, arch bridges, and suspension bridges. The industry sure has come a long way ...
Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013
If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
Tracked electric vehicles the future of transportation?
The TEV Project, a system of compact, electrically powered roadways for use by electric vehicles, has released a new animation ...
Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next Congress
The Republicans delivered quite a trouncing in the recent mid-term elections, and conventional wisdom says a Republican Senate, to ...
One killed, four injured after bridge collapses at college
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating what caused an unfinished pedestrian bridge to collapse at a Wake ...
Americans throw away billions sitting in traffic each year
If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's the fact that we all hate sitting in traffic, ...
The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans
The National Pavement Asphalt Association (NAPA) recently held a sustainability conference in New Orleans and Better Roads magazine was ...
2014 Bridge Inventory Online Exclusive: How the 2014 numbers compare to 2013 numbers
Better Roads published its 2014 Annual Bridge Inventory in the November 2014 print edition. (The digital edition will be uploaded ...
California roads becoming a threat to drivers
The shortfall to fix California’s deteriorating roads currently stands at $78.3 billion and is growing by more than $1 billion ...
How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather
Thankfully the hot weather that goes along with summer is finally over! Unfortunately, that means winter weather is rapidly approaching, and ...
Asphalt crew scamming elderly out of thousands
Law enforcement in Nebraska are warning residents of an asphalt crew that has already profited thousands from scamming elderly ...
Eyeless spider forces TxDOT back to the drawing board
Two years ago the Texas Department of Transportation was forced to halt highway construction project when an endangered, eyeless ...
Volunteers wanted: Oregon to test mileage tax
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) seeks 5,000 volunteer drivers to test a pay-as-you-drive road tax. If the trial program ...
Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges
Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance ...
Driver Beware: America’s 5 most haunted roads
Halloween: The time of year when ghosts, goblins and all things haunted try to scare the living daylights out ...
Cement shortage taking its toll on Minnesota projects
Construction projects in Minnesota are struggling to get done in a timely manner due to a cement shortage. CBS ...
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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
by Tom Quimby
In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
by Tom Jackson
JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
by Don McLoud
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