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Atlas Copco adds 5 small-range breaker models to EC lineup

Atlas Copco adds 5 small-range breaker models to EC...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 11, 2015

Atlas Copco has added five new models to its lineup of Essential Case-Mounted hydraulic breakers. The small range breakers are ...

Three highway funding bills fail within one week in the Colorado Legislature

Three highway funding bills fail within one week in the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 08, 2015

Potential funding for Colorado roads went three up and three down in the Legislature this week. The failure of all three ...

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on NYC jobsite

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2015

A worker on a crew building a luxury hotel in New York City was killed Tuesday when he fell 24 ...

Workers discover ancient tools, homestead during pipeline construction in Utah

Workers discover ancient tools, homestead during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2015

While working on the construction of a Questar gas line in Utah, construction workers uncovered some materials that gave them ...

Construction worker killed in trench collapse during utility install in New Jersey

Construction worker killed in trench collapse during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2015

While installing a drainage line around a home under construction in Franklin, New Jersey, a trench collapsed burying and killing ...

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for transportation projects

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

A Republican and a Democratic crossed party lines to propose a bill Monday that would provide a tax credit for ...

Construction spending falls 0.6% in March with lone gains in nonresidential

Construction spending falls 0.6% in March with lone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

With decreases across all sectors save for private nonresidential, U.S. construction spending fell 0.6 percent in March to a seasonally ...

Texas approves $168 million in Proposition 1 road projects

Texas approves $168 million in Proposition 1 road...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 05, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) has approved roughly $168 million for 23 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) road projects as ...

Missouri officials call for a raise in the state gas tax

Missouri officials call for a raise in the state gas...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

The Missouri Senate passed a bill Thursday to raise the state’s gas tax 1.5 cents a gallon in order to ...

Caterpillar intros 963K track loader with new Performance bucket, big fuel savings (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar intros 963K track loader with new...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 04, 2015

Caterpillar bills the track loader as one of its most versatile machines and says the new 963K boasts several improvements ...

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,”...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 04, 2015

The world’s fourth largest arch bridge is undergoing upgrades to raise it to new levels. The $1.3 billion ongoing project to ...

Group of construction firms launches second-annual Safety Week

Group of construction firms launches second-annual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 04, 2015

In an effort to increase awareness for heightened and daily attention to safety precautions in the construction industry, a group of ...

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