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U.S. DOT establishes ‘National Freight Network’

U.S. DOT establishes ‘National Freight Network’

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Posted by Staff Report on Feb 18, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) publicly announced on Feb. 14 that it established a National Freight Advisory Committee to ...

$287 million for New York to rebuild roads, bridges damaged by Hurricane Sandy

$287 million for New York to rebuild roads, bridges...

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Posted by Staff Report on Feb 15, 2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Feb. 15 announced $287 million in emergency relief funds for New York to rebuild ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 15, 2013

The latest analysis of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data shows that federal, state and local transportation departments of transportation (DOTs) ...

FMI Nonresidential Construction index up 58.1 percent

FMI Nonresidential Construction index up 58.1 percent

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 14, 2013

The FMI Nonresidential Construction index rose to 58.1 in the first quarter of 2013, up 2.6 points from Q4 2012′s ...

Amtrak, Texas DOT start study to consider new service from Bossier City-Shreveport to Fort Worth

Amtrak, Texas DOT start study to consider new service...

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Posted by Staff Report on Feb 13, 2013

Amtrak and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) have agreed on the scope of a feasibility study for new Amtrak ...

ARTBA: States committed nearly $120 billion for...

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Posted by Staff Report on Feb 12, 2013

State departments of transportation (DOTs) and local governments committed a little over $117 billion in funding for highway, bridge, transit, ...

BOMAG to acquire some assets, roadbuilding operations from Terex

BOMAG to acquire some assets, roadbuilding operations...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 12, 2013

BOMAG (FAYAT Group) plans to acquire specific product lines and assets from Terex as well as Terex Roadbuilding operations of ...

Jobless benefit claims fall, levels near second half of...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 08, 2013

In aBloomberg report, the news agency reports that claims for U.S. unemployment insurance payments fell in the week ended Feb. ...

The Rise of the Mixer Trucks: Terex intros two new trucks after economy forces production halt

The Rise of the Mixer Trucks: Terex intros two new...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 06, 2013

LAS VEGAS—Despite a “tenuous economy” and uncertainly in the marketplace, Terex Roadbuilding introduced two new front discharge mixer trucks at ...

Cat: 2012 record sales, revenues up 10 percent to $65...

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Posted by Staff Report on Jan 28, 2013

Despite economic and political uncertainty, Caterpillar Inc. on Jan. 28 has reported record 2012 sales and revenues of $65.875 billion, ...

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