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Quick Data: Skid steer/compact track loader sales for September 2015
Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the formula this Texas contractor used to build a booming business in less than 10 years
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?
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
While NASA may have sent a probe all the way to Pluto, there’s another engineering miracle sitting right here on ...
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Working on road jobs with lane closures, in between buildings or in traffic congested urban sites is always a challenge.…
The when, how and benefits of using thinlays for pavement preservation
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
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
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
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
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
You don’t find many young guys with college degrees working as heavy equipment technicians. But the Association of Equipment Management ...
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
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
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 (ELCs) started gaining traction in the heavy-duty trucking and construction equipment industry about a decade ago. These ...
Quick Data: New and used wheel loader sales for July 2015
TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work trucks blend power, serious comfort on long haul through Texas hill country
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
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?
Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...
Quick Data: New and used trencher sales for June 2015
Lighting the Way: Equipment updates, lighting plans maximize nighttime paving efforts
Nighttime paving is that nearly ubiquitous scene played out across the United States beginning in late spring. While it’s viewed ...
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Caterpillar's new MH3295 material handler a marriage of 390F and 385C excavators
Inside the 2017 F-250 King Ranch: Ford's Super Duty trucks get bigger and lighter
VIDEO: Cat D6 dozer rescued from watery pit by intricate 3-truck winch setup
VIDEO: Route 219 bridge demolished in 3 seconds over Cattaraugus Creek in New York
Caterpillar's new 304.5E2 XTC is half excavator, half skid steer
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Inside the 2017 F-250 King Ranch: Ford’s Super Duty trucks get ...
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GPS/GNSS 101: How machine control systems work and what you need ...
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Test Drive: 2017 Ford F-650 is a big ol’ Super Duty ...
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