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Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, lowered into starting position in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

With the digging of the Washington State Route 99 tunnel in Seattle scheduled to start in July, the Washington State Department of ...

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to go about establishing new financing tools

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Just about anyone with knowledge on the subject of infrastructure and transportation funding in the U.S. that you talk to ...

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for longer-lasting roads?

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Over at our sister site Better Roads, columnist Kirk Landers has put together a pretty interesting, and brutally honest, estimation ...

Wirtgen’s plug-and-play AutoPilot Field Rover eliminates stringlines

Wirtgen’s plug-and-play AutoPilot Field Rover...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 25, 2013

Last week, we told you about Wirtgen receiving an innovation award at the latest Bauma construction equipment show in Munich. ...

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with “virtual stringlines” and the AutoPilot Field Rover

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

The Bauma construction equipment trade show, currently wrapping up in Munich, Germany has named its five innovations award winners for ...

Better Roads: 38% of highway construction sites saw car crashes in past year

Better Roads: 38% of highway construction sites saw car...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

John Latta, editor of our sister publication Better Roads, has written an impassioned blog post with a very important topic: ...

Wirtgen Group unveils Hamm H 25i compactor with crusher drum, new smaller rollers at Bauma

Wirtgen Group unveils Hamm H 25i compactor with crusher...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 15, 2013

In an enormous, two story outdoor exhibition space at Bauma, Wirtgen has tucked away several new machines and innovative technologies. Wirtgen ...

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2013

More so than any other color, black absorbs sunlight and then radiates that heat. And when black asphalt comprises one-third ...

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, arrives in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2013

The "Big" in Bertha's name isn't there for the catchiness. It's there because it's apt. With a 57-foot diameter and a ...

Dynapac equipment to show off new Atlas Copco colors, branding at Bauma

Dynapac equipment to show off new Atlas Copco colors,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2013

Dynapac equipment will soon drop its familiar yellow and red color scheme for yellow and gray. Atlas Copco announced today that ...

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 2: Rollers

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 2: Rollers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 02, 2013

Editor's Note: If you haven't already, be sure to check out Part 1 of this series on pavers by clicking ...

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 1: The Pavers

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 1: The Pavers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2013

Just imagine that it’s a sunny spring morning in suburban America, and that our job is to pave and compact ...

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