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Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

John Deere’s 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

John Deere’s newest compact machines, the 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders, deliver features specifically requested by the company’s customers, ...

Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to raise the gas tax

Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to raise the gas tax

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

More and more members of Congress are starting to support an increase to the gasoline tax which pays for the ...

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December, employment up 5 percent YOY

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December,...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...

Sen. Barbara Boxer will retire from Congress in 2016

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) has announced plans to retire from Congress following her current term. "I will not be running for the Senate ...

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not Keystone

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 08, 2015

It's clear that one of Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) top priorities is to fix the Highway Trust Fund before it ...

Golden Gate Bridge to shut down for construction

Golden Gate Bridge to shut down for construction

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 08, 2015

For the first time ever, the Golden Gate Bridge will be shut down for construction during the weekend of January ...

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Kobelco to build excavator plant in Spartanburg, South...

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 08, 2015

Kobelco Construction Machinery has announced it will build an excavator plant near Spartanburg, South Carolina. The plant will start producing ...

Massive girders for Illinois Tollway bridge save budget and environment

Massive girders for Illinois Tollway bridge save budget...

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Posted by Contributed on Jan 07, 2015

  Construction is underway on a new bridge spanning the Fox River on I-90 near Elgin, IL, and County Materials Corporation ...

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more transportation funding still needed

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 07, 2015

Throughout the recent months Kansas has made progress in improving the conditions of its road and bridge conditions, largely through increased ...

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