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Construction fuel consumption dips 0.9% in March

Construction fuel consumption dips 0.9% in March

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 10, 2013

Fuel consumption by the construction industry fell month-t0-month in March by 0.9 percent, according to the latest WEX Construction Fuel ...

More evidence of renewed diesel interest emerges as registration of diesel cars surges since 2010

More evidence of renewed diesel interest emerges as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2013

Many have wondered aloud whether or not 2013 would be the "Year of the Diesel." Renewed interest in the fuel, ...

Can switching to a propane-powered pickup save you money?

Can switching to a propane-powered pickup save you...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2013

Our sister publication Pro Pickup has a pretty interesting article from the folks at Roush CleanTech on how switching from ...

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in February

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 15, 2013

The Associated General Contractors of America has released its Producer Price Index (PPI) report for February, which reveals that construction ...

ExxonMobil: Diesel will surpass gasoline as top transportation fuel by 2020

ExxonMobil: Diesel will surpass gasoline as top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

As more and more consumers become aware of the greater gas efficiency of diesel, interest in and demand for the ...

Wyoming legislature passes bill to increase gas tax 10 cents per gallon to fund infrastructure repairs

Wyoming legislature passes bill to increase gas tax 10...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 22, 2013

With the President working on a Federal plan of attack on the country's ailing infrastructure, many states are exploring their ...

Opinion: Diesel and the truth about MPG ratings

Opinion: Diesel and the truth about MPG ratings

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 28, 2013

America is a great country, but amazingly, breathtakingly and mindbogglingly ignorant about cars and fuel efficiency. If you look in the ...

Maine considers ban on E15 gasoline

Maine considers ban on E15 gasoline

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2013

The state of Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is at work on a bill that would ban gasoline blends with ...

Collaboration seeks cheaper biofuel from non-food products

Collaboration seeks cheaper biofuel from non-food...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 11, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Johnson Matthey, a global specialty chemicals company, have teamed ...

Small engine fuel maker takes on ethanol

Small engine fuel maker takes on ethanol

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 29, 2012

You would have thought will all the noise being made in landscaping about the evils of ethanol that an announcement ...

Video: The effects of E15 on small gas engines (GIE+Expo)

Video: The effects of E15 on small gas engines...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2012

We're live this week from GIE+Expo in Louisville, Kentucky and had a chance to hear comments from Outdoor Power Equipment ...

Construction fuel index sees continued drop

Construction fuel index sees continued drop

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 02, 2012

Here's an index that offers a spot-on snapshot on how contractors are doing: It measures how much fuel the construction ...

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