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Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2015

All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to raise gas tax to fund long-term highway bill

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane barrier in Maryland

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd and tragic accident last week in Maryland when he was killed by ...

States must take the initiative in environmental streamlining

States must take the initiative in environmental...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 07, 2015

Even as the green movement expands its war against fossil fuels, it’s losing ground in its ability to use federal ...

Worker has leg amputated following freak accident

Worker has leg amputated following freak accident

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 29, 2014

A worker who slipped and fell into an auger at a highway construction site in November was forced to have ...

AASHTO 2015 Bottom Line Report: $120 billion annual road investment needed to keep up with demand

AASHTO 2015 Bottom Line Report: $120 billion annual...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 23, 2014

Next year will be a critical year for America’s surface transportation infrastructure, says a just released report from the American ...

Nebraska expects big increase in highway projects next year

Nebraska expects big increase in highway projects next...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 04, 2014

If you live Nebraska, prepare for an increase in highway construction next year. During 2014, a total of 107 highway ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 05, 2014

Thankfully the hot weather that goes along with summer is finally over! Unfortunately, that means winter weather is rapidly approaching, and cold ...

Highway and bridge construction starts on the rise in September

Highway and bridge construction starts on the rise in...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 20, 2014

New construction starts rose 10 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill ...

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur innovation in highway funding

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 14, 2014

In November, Texans will go to the polls and vote on Proposition 1, which, in a nutshell, proposes to take ...

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2014

The brave men and women who don their steel-toed boots and neon green safety T-shirts to build the nation’s highways ...

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