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Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment attractions spread a nationwide craze to get behind the joysticks?

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 30, 2014

All over the country people are laying down cash to do what contractors do everyday: operate equipment. There are currently ...

VIDEO: How Arizona DOT turns old tires into asphalt

VIDEO: How Arizona DOT turns old tires into asphalt

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 25, 2014

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has been using rubberized asphalt on state highways for more than a quarter of ...

VIDEO: Arizona DOT saves money, improves pavement life with cracksealing on I-10

VIDEO: Arizona DOT saves money, improves pavement life...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 15, 2014

An Arizona Department of Transportation (AZDOT) employee talks with Blair Barnhardt, APM, founder and executive director of the International Pavement ...

Thermal Integrity Profiler wins innovation award

Thermal Integrity Profiler wins innovation award

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 23, 2013

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announced last week that the Thermal Integrity Profiler (TIP) has won the 2013 C. William ...

Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of construction rebound due to skilled worker shortage

Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2013

After losing nearly half of its construction jobs in the throes of the recession, Phoenix, Arizona is now in the ...

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-, electric-vehicle fees

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 10, 2013

In an attempt to battle lost taxes due to increased hybrid and electric car use, six states are working to ...

Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence

Big construction employment gains indicate rising...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

On Friday the latest round of figures from theĀ U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest monthly ...

Sumitomo acquires majority stake in Sunstate Equipment

Sumitomo acquires majority stake in Sunstate Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2013

Japanese company Sumitomo Corporation announced this morning that it has increased its investment to become the controlling interest in Sunstate ...

Volvo CE offers Road Institute courses

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 16, 2012

Volvo Construction Equipment is offering courses during the 2012-2013 Road Institute. The course curriculum offers two- to five-day sessions beginning ...

Atlas Copco expands in Arizona

Atlas Copco expands in Arizona

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 13, 2012

Atlas Copco opened a store in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 23. It is located at the main crossroads of Interstate ...

ABC names 2011 Contractor of the Year

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 16, 2012

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) named American Infrastructure from Worcester, Pennsylvania, its 2011 Contractor of the Year. American Infrastructure chairman and ...

Volvo Rents expands in Arizona

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 13, 2012

Volvo Rents has acquired Arizona Rentals, which has construction equipment rental stores in four locations: Eloy, Miami, Thatcher and Tucson. This ...

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