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Will the plunge in crude oil prices kill the fracking boom?
For the last few years the conventional wisdom has been that fracking and oil and gas extraction in shale will ...
Construction critical to growth of unconventional energy market
Construction is a key player throughout the “unconventional” oil and gas supply chain, according to a just-released study by the ...
A pros-and-cons overview of available options for funding transportation infrastructure
The partial collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River near Seattle has put a big and bright ...
Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home construction, energy sector
Automakers saw sales of full-size pickups soar 24.7 percent in the last year, thanks to recent increased demand from those ...
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Protests ensue after University of Tennessee receives approval for fracking on school land
University of Tennessee officials are moving forward with a plan to drill oil and gas wells for hydraulic fracturing—also known ...
Fracking as a form of birth control?
Teen-age pregnancies have plummeted in North Dakota and that state’s researchers give the credit to, of all things, fracking. Apparently this ...
Opinion: Carbon tax bill would hurt job growth
That was fast. The pundits hadn’t even stopped pontificating on President Obama’s State of the Union speech when it was announced ...
The case for ‘energy freedom’ and how the U.S. can achieve it
We have found a solution for energy independence in the United States, but it faces pushback from environmentalists. Oil and natural ...
Applications & Innovations
Heavy Road Work Full depth reclamation saves aging roads struggling under heavy fracking loads By Tina Grady Barbaccia When energy companies began driving ...
Alternative fuels (first of a 3-part series) Natural gas and propane autogas These are truly “green” fuels, all-American, cost competitive and loaded ...
VIDEO: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G Series power boost
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
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by Wayne Grayson
With new emissions regs, can heavy truck makers go all-in on ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Off-roading in Nissan’s sonar-equipped 2017 Titan Pro-4X Crew Cab ...
by Tom Quimby
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John Deere unveils 2 large-frame skid steers, 2 CTLs in G ...
by Wayne Grayson
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and ...
by Wayne Grayson