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Mississippi DOT begins work on Interstate 220 erosion

Mississippi DOT begins work on Interstate 220 erosion

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 13, 2015

Almost immediately after The Federal Highway Administration announced emergency relief funds were being issued to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, ...

Caterpillar’s predictive diagnostics will enable more “repairs before failure” in future telematics updates

Caterpillar’s predictive diagnostics will enable...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2015

It's not too often that you'll see a construction boss smile while talking about an equipment operator mishandling a machine. ...

Freeing trapped raccoon costs carpenter his job in San Francisco

Freeing trapped raccoon costs carpenter his job in San...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2015

"I'm going to do what is necessary for this raccoon." According to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle, those were ...

A team of robotic cranes, or “Crabots,” will help Google build its new HQ

A team of robotic cranes, or “Crabots,”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2015

  Not content to simply redefine the definition of "office space" in general, Google also plans to create a new category of construction ...

Contractor optimism reaches historic high in annual construction industry forecast

Contractor optimism reaches historic high in annual...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 09, 2015

The last time contractors were this optimistic, the economy tanked and went into the longest and deepest recession since the ...

FHWA approves New Mexico DOT’s use of past work quality in awarding construction bids

FHWA approves New Mexico DOT’s use of past work...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 09, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s (NMDOT) plan for a prequalification system using the ...

New York’s Lawrence Merle, owner of Genesee Construction, named 2015 Contractor of the Year

New York’s Lawrence Merle, owner of Genesee...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 08, 2015

In an awards banquet Saturday night at Wynn Las Vegas, Lawrence Merle of Genesee Construction Service was named Equipment World‘s Contractor ...

Atlas Copco debuts modular CP2700 pneumatic roller

Atlas Copco debuts modular CP2700 pneumatic roller

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 06, 2015

Atlas Copco’s Dynapac CP2700 pneumatic roller emphasizes one of the company’s newest core strategies: modular design to improve servicing and ...

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2015

U.S construction firms added 29,000 workers to their payrolls in February, extending the industry's streak of employment gains to 14 ...

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 06, 2015

President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline remains intact after the Senate could not muster enough votes March 4 ...

Succession planning: How one future contractor takes preparation to assume the family business seriously

Succession planning: How one future contractor takes...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 05, 2015

In the past, second- and third-generation contractors often assumed the helm of the company because it was all they’d known, ...

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will rock transportation and the commercial truck market

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 04, 2015

  If you follow me on Twitter you know I tweet out stories I run across that highlight new technology in the ...

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