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Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant, relocate production, cut 510 jobs

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it is relocating production of engines from a plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina to plants ...

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 25, 2014

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making ...

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van in terrifying dashcam footage

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 11, 2014

This has to be the most intense, heart attack-inducing dashcam footage we've ever seen. And perhaps the craziest part of it ...

Construction worker in critical condition after his head was pinned by elevator on Austin jobsite

Construction worker in critical condition after his...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

While working inside an elevator shaft at a jobsite in downtown Austin, Texas, a construction worker was pinned and later ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 07, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

Peterbilt and Peterson name dealers of the year, Bobcat and JCB add dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Peterbilt and Peterson name dealers of the year, Bobcat...

Posted by Brittany Johnson on Mar 19, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle up

VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 18, 2014

When I was a teen driver, I always remembered to buckle my seatbelt. That’s not because I was necessarily the ...

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big growth for your construction business

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 12, 2014

“I’ve stayed with Larman Construction so long because of this guy right here,” said Fred Barhydt, pointing a finger at ...

Construction worker killed after fall into river at Baylor football stadium site

Construction worker killed after fall into river at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2014

A construction worker at the jobsite of Baylor University's new football stadium was killed Tuesday after he and another worker ...

TxDOT, transportation leaders unveil $800 million highway funding plan

TxDOT, transportation leaders unveil $800 million...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 08, 2014

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on Wednesday joined the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority, VIA Metropolitan Transit, city of San ...

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