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REVIEW: 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tradesman achieves work truck nirvana with comfort, unbelievable fuel economy

REVIEW: 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tradesman achieves work...

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Posted by Bruce Smith on Mar 17, 2015

Call it plain vanilla. Call it a stripper. Call it bare-bones. It’s all of those. One thing the 2015 Ram ...

Why asphalt is still the King of Paving

Why asphalt is still the King of Paving

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Posted by Kerry Clines on Mar 11, 2015

Approximately 93 percent of the more than 2.6 million miles of paved roads and highways in the United States are ...

How to make sure your heavy equipment doesn’t burst into flames

How to make sure your heavy equipment doesn’t...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 11, 2015

Fire prevention is everybody’s job, but there is one person who can do more than most to keep heavy equipment ...

Recent shifts have changed the face of the concrete overlays industry

Recent shifts have changed the face of the concrete...

In the Magazine

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Mar 11, 2015

New methods, concepts, materials and even new terminology are changing how concrete overlays are being promoted, designed and built. The industry ...

Whether changing light bulbs or building timber bridges, agile diversification has been key to this Florida contractor’s success

Whether changing light bulbs or building timber...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2015

You could say that as Don Facciobene climbed to a height of around 200 feet in the air just to ...

WHEEL LOADED: Latest Tier 4 Final wheel loaders offer much more than fuel efficiency improvements

WHEEL LOADED: Latest Tier 4 Final wheel loaders offer...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 11, 2015

Equipment manufacturers break wheel loader applications into two broad categories: production and utility. Production work is repetitive loading using a ...

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and brands among a sample of excavating contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The most popular heavy equipment and...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 03, 2015

We were also interested in how a contractor’s buy list might change as he increased in size. For example, what ...

The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Better Roads

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

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