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Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled ocean trash could be built in just weeks

Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 22, 2015

Plastic roads may seem more well suited for Hot Wheels, but a Dutch company is aiming to bring the toy track to ...

This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar energy-capturing roads everywhere

This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 22, 2015

A bike path in the Netherlands that’s shorter than a football field could be the future of energy and travel. Engineers ...

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing construction machines of the year

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 08, 2015

Our 2015 Innovation award winners include an excavator that goes into semi-automatic mode every time you get close to the ...

2014 Innovations Winner: Michelin Tweel airless tire

2014 Innovations Winner: Michelin Tweel airless tire

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 06, 2014

The tire market is a precise, refined, mature market that has, for the most part, relied on pneumatic tires for ...

2014 Equipment World Innovations Awards: The 5 game-changing construction products of the last year

2014 Equipment World Innovations Awards: The 5...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 06, 2014

OEMs fielded many good new products last year, but only a handful are truly innovative game changers. We've put together ...

2014 Innovations Winner: Cummins 5.0L V8 diesel engine

2014 Innovations Winner: Cummins 5.0L V8 diesel engine

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 06, 2014

With the introduction of the Cummins 5.0L V8, a lightweight, technologically sophisticated V8 diesel engine, Cummins has changed the game ...

2014 Innovations Winner: WeighSafe Hitch

2014 Innovations Winner: WeighSafe Hitch

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jan 06, 2014

One of those “why-didn’t-I-think-of-that-moments” came during a walk through the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) New Product Showcase last ...

2014 Innovations Winner: Komatsu D61i-23 dozer with integrated machine control

2014 Innovations Winner: Komatsu D61i-23 dozer with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2014

When it came to bringing the D61i-23 dozer to market, Komatsu engineers decided that they wanted to take the next ...

Seven states use technology, innovative solutions to combat extreme winter weather

Seven states use technology, innovative solutions to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 26, 2013

It’s no secret that extreme winter weather can drive up costs, forcing state transportation departments to think creatively when looking ...

Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that reduce swaying in skyscrapers during earthquakes

Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2013

Two Japanese companies have developed giant pendulums they say, when installed atop a skyscraper, can shorten vibrations and reduce swaying ...

Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used in electronics

Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2013

A collective of researchers from the U.S., Finland, Germany and Japan have connected a few dots that weren't particularly obvious. ...

Truckers can’t miss Australia’s water curtain stop signs (VIDEO)

Truckers can’t miss Australia’s water...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 17, 2013

Via our sister site Better Roads and the always entertaining Jalopnik, when faced with the rampant problem of semi trucks ...

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