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Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

How I almost got thrown off a boat: The importance of marketing to a construction business

How I almost got thrown off a boat: The importance of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 01, 2013

True confession time. About 30 years ago, in between journalistic gigs, I worked for a construction management firm. My tenure ...

Lester Contracting grows 50% in one year thanks to focus on customer service, training and investments in machine control

Lester Contracting grows 50% in one year thanks to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 01, 2013

Like many who work in construction today, Ken Lester got his start as a teenager working for his father. His ...

DEF Jam: Everything you need to know about buying and dispensing Diesel Exhaust Fluid

DEF Jam: Everything you need to know about buying and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 01, 2013

Ready or not, in the near future you will get to know – and have to manage – a relatively ...

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot backhoes over smaller diggers are narrowing, but have not disappeared

Bigger, Better? Performance advantages of 15-foot...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

There’s a reason 14-foot backhoes comprise the bulk of backhoe sales. That size is well-suited to most of the tasks ...

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