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Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 02, 2015

The International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville at the end of this month promises an innovation showcase ...

Integrated drivetrains speak a language all their own, giving fuel-conscious work truck owners even more reason to love AMTs

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Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 02, 2015

One surprising trend over the past few years has been the unprecedented market share growth of automated manual transmissions. Many ...

Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the formula this Texas contractor used to build a booming business in less than 10 years

Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2015

After a few years of working for other contractors in Austin, Texas, Dan Corrigan saw an opportunity 70 miles south ...

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth trajectory?

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth...

Better Roads News

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 18, 2015

Just like the swelling froth of expanded liquid asphalt in a foamed asphalt application, use of foamed asphalt in warm ...

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back

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Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2015

While NASA may have sent a probe all the way to Pluto, there’s another engineering miracle sitting right here on ...

The when, how and benefits of using thinlays for pavement preservation

The when, how and benefits of using thinlays for...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 12, 2015

Dwindling budgets and the uncertainty about the Highway Trust Fund have caused departments of transportation and municipalities to take longer ...

The choice between a low-spec backhoe and high-end siblings isn’t as clear-cut as you might think

The choice between a low-spec backhoe and high-end...

Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 11, 2015

Backhoe loaders of 14-foot-and-greater dig depth have split into two markets: rental and contractor. As more standard features were added ...

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now this California contractor doesn’t chase work

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 11, 2015

Andrew – or Andy – Allen chuckles when asked how he got his start in construction. “I guess you could ...

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more research that may fuel tomorrow’s road projects

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more...

Better Roads News

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jul 16, 2015

Research influences how state and local transportation officials approach future road projects. A primary venue for transportation officials to get ...

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