More From Oregon

VIDEO: How to harvest Christmas trees with a helicopter

VIDEO: How to harvest Christmas trees with a helicopter

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 24, 2013

We're not sure how many Christmas tree harvesting videos you've seen, but you probably haven't seen one involving a helicopter. ...

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to better fund transportation

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2013

While one duo of Congressmen contends that the gasoline tax should reduced by 80 percent and federal transportation funding eliminated ...

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail cell

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2013

If it wasn't bad enough that alleged bank robber Frazer Piccolo was literally caught red-handed, his capture was assisted by ...

Boise State construction management students required to use iPads as tablets become more commonplace on jobsites

Boise State construction management students required...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2013

Casey Cline, a professor at Boise State University who teaches construction management, calls iPads "essential" to "the new way" of ...

Oregon contractors, state leaders host pre-apprenticeship programs to introduce teens to construction

Oregon contractors, state leaders host...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2013

Expecting a sustained recovery in demand and the need to hire lots of young workers in the next few years, ...

VIDEO: How to move a bridge with dish soap

VIDEO: How to move a bridge with dish soap

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2013

When cracks began to form in the Sellwood Bridge's supports, engineers in Portland, Oregon were faced with an extreme challenge ...

Doosan Portable Power names Pacific Power Products mobile generator dealer

Doosan Portable Power names Pacific Power Products...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2013

Doosan Portable Power has named Pacific Power Products an authorized dealer for mobile generators. The company, headquartered in Ridgefield, Washington, will ...

KCI acquires part of Kodiak Pacific

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2012

Oregon contracting firm Kerr Contractors (KCI) has acquired the milling division of Kodiak Pacific, also of Oregon. The acquisition has ...

Astec discusses market position in India

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2012

Four United States-based companies of Astec Industries have hosted two senior executives of Tractors India (TIL) to work toward strengthening ...

K&E Excavating names director of operations

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 13, 2011

K&E Excavating, a construction company working in Oregon, Washington and California, appointed Rick Anderson to their executive management team. Anderson ...

Takeuchi announces new dealer

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Nov 17, 2011

Toyota Lift Northwest joined Takeuchi-U.S.’s team of dealerships, representing Takeuchi’s full line of compact earth-moving equipment. The dealership goes back to ...

Woods Equipment sees double-digit growth

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Apr 07, 2011

Woods Equipment Company’s construction division advanced its market position in 2010 with double-digit growth. The company attributed these results to ...

Do you want some tips to stay safe on the job site?

Equipment World has created an entire section devoted to safety.

Click here to check it out. »

 

Here are the most recent tips we've posted:

Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

One-man machines: The operator should be the only person on a wheel loader

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement