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Tier 4: Will tough regulations make construction equipment resale a quarantine market?

Tier 4: Will tough regulations make construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2012

There has been much ado about the Tier 4 final regulations that are coming down the pike and what it ...

Oldcastle Precast acquires assets of U.S. Concrete...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2012

Precast concrete products manufacturer Oldcastle Precast has agreed acquire key assets of U.S. Concrete’s six precast concrete operations in California.  Oldcastle ...

Rental Hall of Fame accepting nominations through Aug....

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 16, 2012

The American Rental Association (ARA) is seeking nominations for the Rental Hall of Fame 2013 induction. The induction will be during ...

The Hill: Obama to sign highway bill Friday

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 05, 2012

President Obama on Friday will sign the combined transportation, student loan and flood insurance bill at a White House event, ...

The new surface transportation bill gives us a cast instead of a Band-Aid for funding

The new surface transportation bill gives us a cast...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 03, 2012

A two-year bill isn't the answer to the need for a long-term transportation bill, but it's better than short-term extension ...

House passes legislation to extend highway bill through 2014, will the Senate say yes?

House passes legislation to extend highway bill through...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 29, 2012

Looks like we might be getting somewhere – just in the nick of time.  The House today approved legislation that will ...

$65.1 million Veterans Memorial Bridge in Portland, Maine opens

$65.1 million Veterans Memorial Bridge in Portland,...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 29, 2012

Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez on June 28 participated in the opening of the Veterans Memorial Bridge in Portland, Maine ...

1,000 days without a transportation bill…a ticking time bomb

1,000 days without a transportation bill…a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 26, 2012

We've reached a milestone today, but it's not one to celebrate or to be proud of. There will be no ...

Could toll roads save the economy? One researcher says, ‘Yes’

Could toll roads save the economy? One researcher says,...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 25, 2012

It's no secret that the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), has been underfunded. The latest extension of the surface transportation bill, ...

From roof to road: Using recycled asphalt shingles in roadbuilding

From roof to road: Using recycled asphalt shingles in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 21, 2012

Recycled asphalt shingles, or RAS, are gaining popularity in recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) mixes as agencies, contractors go green to ...

How one public works department developed a spec using recycled aggregate that includes toilets

How one public works department developed a spec using...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 07, 2012

Recycling has reached a new level for the transportation construction industry.   The Public Works Department of the city of Bellingham, ...

ProPickup Truck Expo debuts at the 2012 Great American...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 08, 2012

The ProPickup Truck Expo, a new one-of-a-kind trade show that showcases pickups and accessories used in construction, trucking, landscaping and ...

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