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Stiffer pavements can save $15 billion per year in fuel costs
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have found that a pavement property called "deflection" could save more that $15 ...
Shuster: U.S. has ‘significant long-term infrastructure needs that must be addressed and responsibly paid’
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) released statement on Wednesday following the release of additional details ...
U.S. DOT establishes ‘National Freight Network’
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) publicly announced on Feb. 14 that it established a National Freight Advisory Committee ...
$287 million for New York to rebuild roads, bridges damaged by Hurricane Sandy
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Feb. 15 announced $287 million in emergency relief funds for New York to ...
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$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far 2013
The latest analysis of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data shows that federal, state and local transportation departments of transportation ...
FMI Nonresidential Construction index up 58.1 percent
The FMI Nonresidential Construction index rose to 58.1 in the first quarter of 2013, up 2.6 points from Q4 ...
Amtrak, Texas DOT start study to consider new service from Bossier City-Shreveport to Fort Worth
Amtrak and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) have agreed on the scope of a feasibility study for new ...
ARTBA: States committed nearly $120 billion for transportation improvement in 2012, short of $129 billion peak in 2010
State departments of transportation (DOTs) and local governments committed a little over $117 billion in funding for highway, bridge, ...
BOMAG to acquire some assets, roadbuilding operations from Terex
BOMAG (FAYAT Group) plans to acquire specific product lines and assets from Terex as well as Terex Roadbuilding operations ...
Jobless benefit claims fall, levels near second half of 2012
In aBloomberg report, the news agency reports that claims for U.S. unemployment insurance payments fell in the week ended ...
The Rise of the Mixer Trucks: Terex intros two new trucks after economy forces production halt
LAS VEGAS—Despite a “tenuous economy” and uncertainly in the marketplace, Terex Roadbuilding introduced two new front discharge mixer trucks ...
Cat: 2012 record sales, revenues up 10 percent to $65 billion
Despite economic and political uncertainty, Caterpillar Inc. on Jan. 28 has reported record 2012 sales and revenues of $65.875 ...
Equipment Lease finance industry confidence increases to 54.2
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the January 2013 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance ...
Granite Construction to acquire Kenny Construction for $130 million
Watsonville, Calif.-based Granite Construction Inc. plans to acquire Kenny Construction Co. for $130 million, Granite announced in a Dec. ...
‘Fiscal cliff’ deal OK’d by House just 36 hours before Congress adjourns
In a 257 to 167 vote late in the evening on New Year’s Day, the House approved a “fiscal ...
New business volume up 3 percent in equipment finance sector
In a slight increase, new business volume for November was up 3 percent – $6.4 billion, up from $6.2 ...
WEX: U.S. construction industry fueling increased 3.6 percent
WEX Inc., in collaboration with IHS, has released results of its WEX Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI), which indicated ...
Americans pay the lowest motor fuel tax, according to FHWA report
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released the August 2012 edition of the Monthly Motor Fuel Report, which found ...
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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year ...
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John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of ...
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Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the ...
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Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options ...
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
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