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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 ...

Volvo gives sneak peek of new P7110 paver, DD110B compactor at World of Asphalt (VIDEO)

Volvo gives sneak peek of new P7110 paver, DD110B...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 22, 2013

Though neither product is yet shipping (one hasn't even gone into production yet) Volvo Construction Equipment gave attendees at World ...

Integrating Roadside Vegetation and Erosion Control

Integrating Roadside Vegetation and Erosion Control

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 06, 2013

Safety and the mowing-herbicide-beautification-erosion control-culvert maintenance mix   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     Integrated roadside management programs are being adopted at state and ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in current fiscal year

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 15, 2013

Federal funds obligated by federal, state and local departments of transportation (DOTs) have increased $7 billion during the current fiscal ...

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