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Woman killed near NYC jobsite after being struck by plywood in freak accident

Woman killed near NYC jobsite after being struck by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2015

A woman walking in New York City was killed Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a piece of plywood blown ...

Roadtec showcases new Tier 4 Final paver, Shuttle Buggy MTV and cold planer at World of Asphalt

Roadtec showcases new Tier 4 Final paver, Shuttle Buggy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2015

At its World of Asphalt booth here in Baltimore, Roadtec  is showing attendees three new machines, all of which have been ...

Holcim board delays Lafarge merger over terms

Holcim board delays Lafarge merger over terms

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 18, 2015

Holcim’s board of directors has determined that its merger with Lafarge will be delayed due to a disagreement of terms ...

A Volvo CE DD110B roller equipped with the company's new Density Direct Intelligent Compaction system, seen in the inset.

Volvo CE unveils first intelligent compaction system...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment today introduced the industry’s first intelligent compaction (IC) system that measures density in real time at the World ...

Caterpillar brings its quick-heating screed system to two new pavers: the AP655F, AP600F

Caterpillar brings its quick-heating screed system to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2015

  At the World of Asphalt show in Baltimore today, Caterpillar introduced two new pavers equipped with its quick-heating screed system ...

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment highs by 2022

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 17, 2015

Construction employment will likely grow by 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, according to a report by the CPWR Data ...

Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and worker shortage drop builder confidence

Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2015

With spring right around the corner, U.S. home builders are certainly looking forward to the warmer temperatures and the official ...

Ground broken on Indiana’s $400 million “Major Moves 2020″ transportation projects

Ground broken on Indiana’s $400 million “Major...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently broke ground to symbolically begin work on the "Major Moves 2020" construction program, representing a $400 ...

Illinois Tollway committee approves funding up to $993 million for Route 53/120 project

Illinois Tollway committee approves funding up to $993...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 16, 2015

A committee formed by the Illinois Tollway (IT) approved funding recommendations that could generate between $745 million and $993 million for ...

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks search for more remains

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

Work has slowed on a Louisville, Kentucky, jobsite where construction workers recently gained a bit more company as police and volunteers are ...

After 40 years in business, Savannah firm J.T. Turner Construction to cease operations

After 40 years in business, Savannah firm J.T. Turner...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

In announcing that Savannah-based firm J.T. Turner Construction Co. Inc. is closing its doors, founder Jim Turner said his company is the ...

As highway reauthorization hearing nears, ARTBA proposes 15-cent gas tax increase for 10-year funding

As highway reauthorization hearing nears, ARTBA...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 13, 2015

A proposal dubbed “Getting Beyond Gridlock” by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) would raise $401 billion for highway ...

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