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How-to: Identify quality air coils
A quality air coil will exhibit good “strength, durability, flexibility, memory recoil and performance in hot and cold temperatures,” ...
TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire
Congress will begin reconciling Senate and House highway reauthorization bills next week that contain significantly increased funding for a ...
Class 8 orders continue to fall
FTR Associates on Friday, May 4, released preliminary data showing April Class 8 truck total net orders at ...
U.S. Supreme Court refused to widen the scope of the federal Clean Water Act
All nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have refused to widen the scope of the federal Clean Water ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
SNEAK PEEK FROM OUR DIGITAL EDITION: Commercial Pavers Get on Track
It’s a small group of mostly niche players that supplies commercial-class asphalt pavers to the North American construction market. ...
In Court: Road contractor’s excavator crushed after blasting
“Abnormally dangerous activities” are subject to special legal principles. According to the doctrine of abnormally dangerous activities, some activities, ...
Iowa Overlay: Concrete on asphalt overlay upgrades farm-to-market road
Oak Crest Hill Road South East in Johnson County, Iowa, appears to be just a typical farm-to-market secondary road. But ...
Special Report: Forward Momentum in 2012
The mass may be smaller and the velocity may be slower than desired, but the rock is rolling in ...
SNEAK PEEK: ‘Another Testing 12 Months,’ reveals Better Roads’ exclusive 2012 Forecast
For the full forecast and analysis from Better Roads Editor-in-Chief John Latta, see the January 2012 print edition of ...
TRIP report IDs 50 surface transportation projects Maine needs
In order to adequately support Maine’s existing industries and provide for additional economic growth, the state will need ...
Martin Marietta proposes hostile takeover of Vulcan Materials
Raleigh, N.C.-based Martin Marietta Materials approached Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials Co., the nation’s top aggregate producer, with an unsolicited ...
The Emissions Battle: Hybrid construction vehicles are pitted against conventional diesel machines
Scientists at the University of California, Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) have received a $2 million ...
Building and Construction Trades Department addresses funding ‘disappointment’
Statement of President of Building and Construction Trades Department Mark H. Ayerson on the defeat of infrastructure legislation in ...
Indiana DOT’s LaPorte District gears up to combat winter weather
As the cold and snow of winter prepares to move into Northern Indiana, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) ...
Equipment operators showcase skills, precision at Case Triple Threat Rodeo
At the Case Triple Threat Rodeo held on Sept. 16 at McCann Industries in Bolingbrook, Ill., (attended by editors ...
Diesel Technology Forum report: Diesel industry contributes more than $480 billion annually to U.S economy
The diesel industry contributes more than $480 billion annually to the U.S economy, provides more than 1.25 million jobs, ...
Determining a CAFE Standard: How is a manufacturer’s CAFE determined for a given model year?
A manufacturer’s CAFE is the fleet wide average fuel economy, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). ...
Web Exclusive: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Editor's Note: This coverage is a continuation from the June 2011 cover story in Better Roads on the latest ...
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Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
Ryobi cooler doubles as a portable air conditioner
VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
Small trench, big disaster
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ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
The I-85 collapse and the push of Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques ...
by Chris Hill
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