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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 ...

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 05, 2015

Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...

Lighting the Way: Equipment updates, lighting plans maximize nighttime paving efforts

Lighting the Way: Equipment updates, lighting plans...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 02, 2015

Nighttime paving is that nearly ubiquitous scene played out across the United States beginning in late spring. While it’s viewed ...

This “crazy diverse” Iowa contractor thrives on doing work that other companies shun

This “crazy diverse” Iowa contractor...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 02, 2015

"I knew from high school I wanted to be a contractor,” says Jeff Pettiecord. So he started doing small remodeling jobs ...

FLEET PROFILE: The top equipment and brands financed by sewer/water contractors in the last 5 years

FLEET PROFILE: The top equipment and brands financed by...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 06, 2015

Sewer/water contractors finance a wealth of equipment, but typically favor excavators, backhoes and wheel loaders, according to information from Equipment ...

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