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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 ...

VIDEO: English county announces pothole work in the style of Frank Sinatra

VIDEO: English county announces pothole work in the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 29, 2013

Thanks to our sister publication Better Roads for sharing this gem. Apparently, the Worcestershire County Council in England has heard ...

Congress discusses expanded oil and gas drilling as source of transportation funding

Congress discusses expanded oil and gas drilling as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 29, 2013

With talks in Congress over how to raise transportation funding at a standstill, some lawmakers have voiced their opinion that ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood: Volvo’s first U.S.-made wheel loader a sign of confidence in American economy, workers

Transportation Sec. LaHood: Volvo’s first...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

Last week, we watched as the first American made Volvo wheel loader (an L60G) rolled off the line at the ...

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

According to a report from our sister publication Better Roads, the city of Boston is considering three alternatives to asphalt ...

ASCE says U.S. infrastructure investment is “treading water”

ASCE says U.S. infrastructure investment is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2013

After giving American infrastructure a grade of D+, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that the country's investment planned ...

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2013

America's infrastructure has been the topic of many conversations lately—few, if any, of them good. President Barack Obama said U.S. ...

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks to warmer weather

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

Highway construction was up 4.3 percent in January over January 2012, largely due to warmer weather, according to the American ...

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction programs

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 05, 2013

Sequestration, the automatic federal spending cuts that took effect on March 1, will cut more than $4 billion from federal ...

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