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Class 8 orders continue to fall

Class 8 orders continue to fall

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2012

FTR Associates on Friday, May 4, released preliminary data showing April Class 8 truck total net orders at 16,877 ...

U.S. Supreme Court refused to widen the scope of the...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 23, 2012

All nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have refused to widen the scope of the federal Clean Water Act ...

SNEAK PEEK FROM OUR DIGITAL EDITION: Commercial Pavers Get on Track

SNEAK PEEK FROM OUR DIGITAL EDITION: Commercial Pavers...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 19, 2012

It’s a small group of mostly niche players that supplies commercial-class asphalt pavers to the North American construction market. But ...

In Court: Road contractor’s excavator crushed after...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 15, 2012

“Abnormally dangerous activities” are subject to special legal principles. According to the doctrine of abnormally dangerous activities, some activities, under ...

Iowa Overlay: Concrete on asphalt overlay upgrades...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 03, 2012

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

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 03, 2012

The mass may be smaller and the velocity may be slower than desired, but the rock is rolling in the ...

SNEAK PEEK: ‘Another Testing 12 Months,’ reveals...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 03, 2012

For the full forecast and analysis from Better Roads Editor-in-Chief John Latta, see the January 2012 print edition of Better ...

TRIP report IDs 50 surface transportation projects Maine needs

TRIP report IDs 50 surface transportation projects...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 15, 2011

In order to adequately support Maine’s existing industries and provide for additional economic growth, the state will need to ...

Martin Marietta proposes hostile takeover of Vulcan...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 12, 2011

Raleigh, N.C.-based Martin Marietta Materials approached Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials Co., the nation’s top aggregate producer, with an unsolicited offer ...

The Emissions Battle: Hybrid construction vehicles are pitted against conventional diesel machines

The Emissions Battle: Hybrid construction vehicles are...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 07, 2011

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) have received a $2 million contract ...

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