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Quadrel launches devices for real-time measuring of concrete maturity and strength

Quadrel launches devices for real-time measuring of...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 03, 2016

Quadrel announced at World of Concrete three devices aimed at making it possible to measure concrete maturity and strength in ...

Stockpile Reports launches bin and bunker measurement for stockpiled materials via iPhone, drone

Stockpile Reports launches bin and bunker measurement...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 03, 2016

Stockpile Reports announced at World of Concrete it now supports measurement capabilities for stockpiled materials, such as salt, gravel and ...

Gomaco launches world’s first 3D-controlled bridge deck finisher

Gomaco launches world’s first 3D-controlled bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 02, 2016

Gomaco has launched the world’s first bridge deck finisher with a 3D guidance at the Word of Concrete show in ...

Spectra Precision intros FOCUS 35 RX robotic layout instrument, Nomad 1050 Data Collector at World of Concrete

Spectra Precision intros FOCUS 35 RX robotic layout...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

A new robotic layout instrument and an update to its Nomad data collector were among Spectra Precision's introductions at World ...

PCA, Wells Fargo 2016 construction forecasts: positives outweigh negatives

PCA, Wells Fargo 2016 construction forecasts: positives...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 02, 2016

Two construction activity forecasts issued today cite positive short term outlooks, while indicating concerns for long-term sustained growth. PCA will likely ...

Chinese, mining demand drags down Komatsu sales as profit falls 11% in first 9 months of the year

Chinese, mining demand drags down Komatsu sales as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

Komatsu says its sales are brisk in North America but continued difficulty with slack demand for equipment from Chinese customers ...

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

Gains in homebuilding edyed out losses in nonresidential spending, propelling total U.S. construction spending to an eight-year high in December. Total spending ...

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV while clearing snow from road

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 02, 2016

A Minnesota worker died days after being struck by a vehicle while he was clearing snow from a road in Bloomington. According ...

Terex to light up equipment with ORBCOMM telematics

Terex to light up equipment with ORBCOMM telematics

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 01, 2016

Terex Materials Processing, a division of Terex Corporation, announced that it will begin offering an ORBCOMM telematics solution on Powerscreen ...

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen Interstate 27

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Transportation wants to upgrade sections of Interstate 26, but it's not going to be cheap. The ...

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as construction, mining sales weaker than expected

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2016

Despite slashing its sales outlook in tandem with an October announcement of a sweeping cost reduction plan, Caterpillar's full-year sales still fell below ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

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