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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 ...

CTL to MVP: Why compact track loader sales are booming and how to get the most production out of yours

CTL to MVP: Why compact track loader sales are booming...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 10, 2015

According to Equipment Data Associates numbers, compact track loaders accounted for roughly 20 percent of all financed equipment in 2014 ...

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 10, 2015

Landon Floyd grew up in construction. His father ran a small excavation and pipeline company in Southern California but moved ...

New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to know

New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 10, 2015

There’s a new heavy-duty diesel oil standard in the works. It will not be available until late next year or ...

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing construction machines of the year

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 08, 2015

Our 2015 Innovation award winners include an excavator that goes into semi-automatic mode every time you get close to the ...

Lifelong love of construction gives third-generation contractor Brad Phillips a distinct advantage

Lifelong love of construction gives third-generation...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 07, 2015

When you ask Brad Phillips when he first became interested in construction, his answer is straightforward: “I can’t remember when ...

States must take the initiative in environmental streamlining

States must take the initiative in environmental...

Business

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 07, 2015

Even as the green movement expands its war against fossil fuels, it’s losing ground in its ability to use federal ...

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