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Technology is changing transportation at high speed. How DOTs can adapt now
Jan 21, 2015
Don’t Let America Dead End: Astec launches Highway Trust Fund campaign
Astec Industries is putting pressure on Congress to figure out a long-term Highway Trust Fund plan by launching a campaign ...
Jan 12, 2015
New state data revealed on infrastructure report card latest tablet app update
We already know that our nation’s infrastructure isn’t scoring top marks on its report card. They’re the kind of grades ...
Dec 30, 2014
How a grant, training is helping disadvantaged youth and adults learn construction and earn their GED
A grant is helping youth and adults achieve their GED high school diploma equivalent and at the same time, it’s ...
Dec 19, 2014
VIDEO: Fun with snowplowing
Who says shoveling your driveway can’t be fun? Last year, I tried to make shoveling the driveway fun by having my ...
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EQUIPMENT RENTAL TREND STAYS STRONG
The Wells Fargo Finance 2014 Construction Industry Forecast reports that equipment rental will remain strong in 2014. More Contractors report…
Dec 16, 2014
Construction industry growth numbers keep outlook positive
The latest report from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) highlighting construction growth last month is welcome news and a ...
Dec 12, 2014
Keep your laws off our ditches
The current proposed regulation that would change the definition of the “waters of the United States” and expand federal regulations ...
Dec 09, 2014
North Carolina’s DOT adding signs for electric charging stations along the highways
It’s going to get a whole lot easier for drivers in North Carolina who operate some hybrid vehicle to find ...
Nov 25, 2014
What causes the most damage to our nation’s bridges?
We surveyed all 50 state Departments of Transportation (DOT) and the District of Columbia’s DOT for the Better Roads Annual ...
Nov 20, 2014
Don’t drink and drive…especially your wheel loader!
I’m not sure what’s more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the ...
Nov 16, 2014
Looking for the best of the best in equipment and products
The Better Roads staff has been going through the hundreds of products and equipment we’ve covered or received press releases ...
Nov 12, 2014
How the IRS’ adjustment up of affordability percentages for 2015 may affect your business
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the Revenue Procedure 2014-27 to index the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s ...
Nov 06, 2014
PHOTO: Vehicle in the way? You can always pave around it…
This picture comes from a road in San Ramón, Costa Rica. Apparently the owner of the vehicle refused to move it, ...
Oct 23, 2014
How new healthcare laws will affect worker’s compensation care
The new health care reform law will have both negative and positive effects on worker’s compensation systems throughout the nation, ...
Oct 20, 2014
How new healthcare may affect you starting in 2015
Beginning in 2015, employers with more than 50 employees are required to offer healthcare coverage to their full-time employees or ...
Oct 14, 2014
Six tips on how to sustain your business model
Do you know how to sustain your business model and be a profitable dealer for the future? At the Associated ...
Oct 13, 2014
Do you drive one of the 20 ‘most-ticketed cars’ in the United States?
When I first read this list in CNN’s Money online section, I was pretty sure that my minivan (which is ...
Oct 06, 2014
Connecticut leans on federal funding for transportation while others find alternatives
Despite some states – and even some counties and municipalities – finding a way to fund transportation projects without relying ...
Sep 23, 2014
A giant pothole swallows up a school bus tire
Our nation’s roads are becoming so bad that potholes are apparently starting to look more like sinkholes. At least that was ...
Sep 12, 2014
Construction Angels to help families in need
At any given daylight moment across America, nearly 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, ...
Sep 05, 2014
VIDEO: Man arrested for climbing the Brooklyn Bridge
A Russian tourist had an up close tour of the Brooklyn Bridge, but then was given a personal tour of ...
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VIDEO: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
Nikola says its 2,000-hp electric hauler is 100% emissions-free
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
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Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and ...
by Wayne Grayson
Work truck, heavy hauler emissions regs tighten with release of EPA/USDOT ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve is one fancy work ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction’s Digital Divide: It’s culture, not age, that makes contractors tech-hesitant ...
by Tom Jackson
Test Drive: We punish Ford’s 2017 Super Duty with a rocky ...
by Tom Quimby