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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 ...

Hey, Congress: Keep it simple when it comes to highway funding

Hey, Congress: Keep it simple when it comes to highway...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 09, 2015

Like many people, I have a long commute to get into work each day. On this journey, I travel back ...

THE CHOICE: Young heavy equipment technician follows love of machines instead of finance degree, earns AEMP’s top honor

THE CHOICE: Young heavy equipment technician follows...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 06, 2015

You don’t find many young guys with college degrees working as heavy equipment technicians. But the Association of Equipment Management ...

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Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 05, 2015

Half-ton pickups are a cornerstone for many fleets across the country. Last year, among the five top selling brands, more ...

Why are larger, 35- to 50-ton excavator sales up? Machine’s evolution, industry’s recovery are factors

Why are larger, 35- to 50-ton excavator sales up?...

Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 02, 2015

It’s more ripple than tsunami, but there’s been an increase in sales of excavators toward the upper end of the ...

Roadway Reinforcement: Geosynthetics require attention to project design and installation

Roadway Reinforcement: Geosynthetics require attention...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 02, 2015

A failed pavement isn’t a welcome sight, particularly during our current uncertain transportation funding. So it’s increasingly important that road ...

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.

Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 02, 2015

Extended life coolants (ELCs) started gaining traction in the heavy-duty trucking and construction equipment industry about a decade ago. These ...

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work trucks blend power, serious comfort on long haul through Texas hill country

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 15, 2015

What do you do if you’re Freightliner and your OTR market share numbers are in the stratosphere? You turn your ...

Crawler carrier’s light touch, versatility gaining popularity on sensitive jobsites

Crawler carrier’s light touch, versatility...

Equipment

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 08, 2015

Many folks worth their salt live and work by the edict that you must have the right tool for the ...

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