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More reasons not to build toll roads
As a follow up to my earlier post on the Texas SH 130 toll road, I wanted to elaborate on ...
Swift change in Ferguson a lesson in leadership: America needs more Andy Griffiths, fewer Jack Bauers
If you blinked you missed it, but yesterday Missouri Governor Jay Nixon gave the country one of the finest examples ...
Documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” shows how valuable the intersection of the arts and technology is to a nation re-learning how to make things
If you are any kind of craftsman, if you've ever had to build your own tools, jigs or fixtures to ...
Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail
For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...
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Side-by-side evaluations: durability
In an era when technology has seemingly evened the playing field, it’s the little differences in quality — the ones…
UAW defeat in Chattanooga ought to be a wake up call for unions: This ain’t Germany
Last week when factory workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, facility voted against forming a union, the headlines characterized it as ...
The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the middle signals hope for infrastructure funding
With Chris Christie easily winning his second term as governor of New Jersey and Bradley Byrne winning his first election ...
Government priorities and lack of infrastructure spending are hurting the American economy
Ever since the statistical end of the Great Recession an argument has raged about deficit spending by the federal government. Belt-tightening ...
Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and manufacturing industries prove impossible?
Last week we told you about a survey by Associated General Contractors of America in which 74 percent of contractors ...
Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by asking the EPA to calculate how many jobs they’ve destroyed
The president spent an hour last week giving a speech detailing yet another jobs program. During the last election cycle ...
Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than electric?
Over the 4th of July weekend—while you were busy polluting the air with your holiday grilling—you might have missed this ...
Opinion: Why I write about Global Warming on a construction equipment site
A reader from Europe recently asked why I spend a lot of time blogging about global warming and other such ...
Obama budget slashes funding for DERA’s emissions reduction program
Let’s see...Solyndra gets $535 million in government cheese, goes belly up without ever producing a single product or service. Al ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Toddler operates his Cat D8 homemade mini dozer like a boss
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
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Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
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