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The Impact of Fuel Use Trends on the Highway Trust...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 01, 2013

The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) commissioned the study, "The Impact of Fuel Use Trends on the Highway Trust Fund's Present ...

NTEA releases ‘2013 Fleet Purchasing...

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Posted by Staff Report on Mar 13, 2013

The NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, has just released its 2013 Fleet Purchasing Outlook. Based on survey ...

‘Gridlock’ – a video from ARTBA on...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 12, 2013

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has put together, "Gridlock," a grassroots mobilization video to urging Congress to ...

Monthly Motor Fuel Report shows -0.2 percent change

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2013

The November 2012 Monthly Motor Fuel Reported by States report, publicly released on March 7 by the Department of Transportation ...

Illinois Tollways investing $922 million in capital projects this year

Illinois Tollways investing $922 million in capital...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2013

The Illinois Tollway plans to invest $922 million in capital projects in 2013, doubling the amount it spent in 2012, ...

Report: Motor fuel tax change of -0.2% nationwide

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2013

The November 2012 Monthly Motor Fuel Reported by States report, publicly released on March 7 by the Department of Transportation ...

Granite named as one of ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’

Granite named as one of ‘World’s Most...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 07, 2013

Granite Construction Inc. has again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies ...

Highway, bridge contract awards down 3 percent –...

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Posted by Staff Report on Mar 06, 2013

Despite the 2012 passage of the federal surface transportation law, "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century" (MAP-21), the ...

Illinois Tollway awards than $73 million in contracts

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Posted by Staff Report on Mar 05, 2013

The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors on Feb. 28 awarded three new construction contracts totaling $23 million and six new ...

Reuters: Cat to cut 1,400 jobs at Belgium plant

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 05, 2013

Reuters reports that Caterpillar Inc.  plans to cut 1,400 jobs at a plant near Charleroi in Belgium “due to high ...

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