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Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans over local-hiring ordinance
City officials in New Orleans are contending with the ire of both supporters and opponents of a new law in ...
USDOT launches regional forum for Beyond Traffic transportation trends, policy discussions
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has planned 11 forums across the country this fall to discuss the department’s Beyond ...
VIDEO: Louisiana DOTD details I-10 Twin Span Bridge repair in aftermath of Katrina
In its second video commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development feature the ...
The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans
The National Pavement Asphalt Association (NAPA) recently held a sustainability conference in New Orleans and Better Roads magazine was in ...
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Obama touts infrastructure investment during New Orleans visit
During his visit to the Port of New Orleans last week, President Obama called on Congress to invest more in ...
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Louisiana storm surge barrier takes top global honors The Lake Borgne Surge Barrier--a two-mile tall, 26-foot tall concrete and steel bulkwark ...
Rental Show introduces new sessions
The Rental Show 2012 in New Orleans will begin February 5 with a full day of seminars and will continue ...
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
Nikola says its 2,000-hp electric hauler is 100% emissions-free
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
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Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and ...
by Wayne Grayson
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by Jason Cannon
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by Tom Quimby
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by Tom Jackson
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by Tom Quimby