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Charles Luck IV named NSSGA chairman

Charles Luck IV named NSSGA chairman

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) named Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, as its ...

USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 05, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation is introducing a one-year pilot program through the Federal Highway Administration that allows local hiring ...

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting action across the U.S.

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builder’s Association, through its Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC), reports that 26 state legislatures have ...

NAPA webinar to cover asphalt pavement outlook for 2015

NAPA webinar to cover asphalt pavement outlook for 2015

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 25, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) Asphalt Pavement Industry 2015 Business Outlook webinar, set for March 2, will cover figures for ...

Construction worker survives crane collapsing on top of him thanks to safety emergency plan

Construction worker survives crane collapsing on top of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2014

Some careful safety planning by a contractor's safety manager was key in saving the life of a construction worker at ...

Looking for the best of the best in equipment and products: Deadline Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. CT

Looking for the best of the best in equipment and...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 10, 2014

The Better Roads staff has been going through the hundreds of products and equipment we’ve covered or received press releases ...

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower gas tax, surrender federal highway authority to states

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 18, 2014

Construction groups and transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program ...

Expo Engineering

Expo Engineering

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 08, 2014

Here’s a sneak peek at the technologies behind exceptional equipment for roadbuilding at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014   Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   Hundreds of products new ...

Plant Management of RAP/RCA

Plant Management of RAP/RCA

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 06, 2013

Processing and storage makes reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled concrete aggregate useful as aggregate.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   In the past ...

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical and structurally deficient

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2013

A recent report from the Associated Press analyzing the 607,380 bridges in the most recent federal National Bridge Inventory found ...

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: ...

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 ...

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