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New York Transportation Commissioner McDonald: Transportation is ‘sustainability issue,’ ‘economic development issue’

New York Transportation Commissioner McDonald:...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 24, 2014

What is the best way to get people interested in transportation infrastructure? New York Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald says the answer ...

Green roof generates electricity using plant waste

Green roof generates electricity using plant waste

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

A research team at Wageningen University of the Netherlands is working on perfecting technology that allows a roof covered in ...

Belgian ice rink a model of sustainable construction

Belgian ice rink a model of sustainable construction

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2013

Belgium’s Ice Rink of Liège looks awesome — and it’s functionality is even better. The whale-shaped ice rink’s exterior consists of ...

Financial District

Financial District

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2012

Industry changes demand careful, strong responses.   By Brian Moore     Changes in the construction industry are resulting in a wider variety of delivery ...

Highway Contractor

Highway Contractor

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 09, 2012

Green as the Driven Snow Alternative fuels can power your winter operations fleet Can you fight the white with the green? As the ...

Volvo CE president confident in North American market

Volvo CE president confident in North American market

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 17, 2012

Volvo Construction Equipment president and chief executive Pat Olney discussed his confidence in the North American construction equipment market at ...

Highway Contractor

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 04, 2011

The Greening of America's Highways Words like sustainability, carbon footprint and environmental stewardship have dominated the construction industry for the past ...

ACPA Section

ACPA Section

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 03, 2011

What About Overlays? Agencies looking for dollar value balanced with road quality are looking at concrete overlays By Daniel C. Brown More than ...

Lattatudes

Lattatudes

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on May 09, 2011

Now is the Moment When you are the person at the very top of the ladder, the world looks has to ...

Caterpillar celebrates Generations

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 22, 2011

By Mike Anderson LAS VEGAS – Surrounded by the green of Caterpillar’s Generations Park, John Disharoon noted the 30-percent increase in ...

NRMCA offers online sustainability course

Posted by on Jul 07, 2010

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association created a new sustainability course for contractors focusing on evironmentally-friendly practices and products that ...

NAPA changes 2011 Annual Meeting dates to Feb. 6-9

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 03, 2010

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has changed its 2011 Annual Meeting dates to better accommodate the program schedule. The revised ...

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