VIDEO: Crews pull half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place in record-breaking slide

Construction crews have completed a record-breaking bridge slide over the Ohio River. At nearly a half-mile in length and weighing in at more than 30 million pounds, the Milton-Madison bridge is a new steel truss bridge that replaces a span originally built in 1929. It is now the largest bridge in North America (perhaps the world) to be slid laterally into place. Walsh Construction, the company building the ...

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New concrete formula ditches Portland cement, adds strength and sustainability

Should a few major trials hold up as expected, an Australian family company will have succeeded in developing a new concrete that is not only better for the environment but stronger than the traditional formula as well. The construction materials and mining services company Wagners of Toowoomba, Australia, has spent ...

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WD-40® Multi-Use Product

When you’ve got a job to do, trust the product that’s been getting stuff done since 1953. WD‑40® Multi-Use Product. It penetrates rust, lubricates metal parts, removes grease and displaces moisture. No other lubricant works harder.

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Researchers finally know how tires make sound and the findings could save you money

Yokohama has announced that through work with the Japanese equivalent of NASA, the company for the first time has an understanding of how tires make sound. The company sent a team of researchers to work with those at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Institute of Space and Astronautical Science to create a ...

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The New Automatic Self Cleaning Back-Up Camera

The new automatic self cleaning back-up camera by Orlaco means dust, mud and snow won’t block its view for safe vehicle operation. A built-in cleaning cycle sprays and wipes the camera lens clean to restore a clear view to the operator.

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Hilti adds software enhancements to X-Scan and Ferroscan detection systems (VIDEO)

Building on products introduced two years ago, Hilti has added exportability to its PS 1000 X-Scan and PC 250 Ferroscan detection tools. These tools allow contractors to inspect and analyze steel-reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures, especially useful in remodeling, structural repair or renovation and seismic retrofitting projects. The Ferrozcan reveals ferrous ...

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IT WILL CHANGE YOUR JOB SITE

Time wasted performing maintenance on your lube equipment slows down your job site and costs you money. That’s why Sage Oil Vac lube equipment features “no pump” designs that use low pressure compressed air to vacuum used oil and dispense new oil.

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Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson designed a truck: meet the 2014 Commander Series Chevrolet Silverado (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

While shopping at Walmart or grabbing a snack at a gas station or convenience store in the last six months or so, the thought may have occurred to you, "Gee. There sure is a lot of this Duck Dynasty merchandise floating around." Hats, cups, t-shirts, mugs, toys and much ...

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