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FHWA Administrator helps open stimulus project

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 07, 2010

Federal Highway Administrator (FHWA) Victor Mendez joined state and local officials Dec. 2 to open six miles of eastbound SR ...

LaHood signs $12.9 million Recovery Act grant

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 06, 2010

Work can begin on the Appalachian Regional Short-Line Rail project with the signing of a $12.9 million American Recovery and ...

ABC promotes Jason R. Daisey to CFO

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 03, 2010

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) promoted Jason R. Daisey to CFO. Daisey was promoted from the vice president of finance ...

39K jobs added in November; 9.8 percent unemployment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 03, 2010

Just as the Federal Reserve decides to add more money into the economy to stimulate growth, unemployment rates rose unexpectedly ...

Va. transportation investment to create 19K jobs

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2010

Nearly 19,000 new jobs will be created in Virginia with an increased investment in transportation construction, according to a new ...

ARTBA: Gas tax increase removes roadblocks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane has released a statement about the report ...

FHWA releases new Q&A on funding, accountability

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 30, 2010

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released an updated version of its "Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act Questions and ...

Rockydale Quarries invests $10 million in new operation

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 29, 2010

Roanoke, Va.,-based Rockydale Quarries Corp. has opened a new site, operating as Rockydale-Charlottesville Quarry, in Earlysville, Va., two miles north ...

Missouri DOT creates Statewide Inclusion Advisory...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 23, 2010

The Missouri Department of Transportation has created a new council to work closely with the agency to promote greater ...

Oberstar ousted, Chip Cravaack takes over

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 03, 2010

It looks like it's out with the old and in with the new. After serving eighteen terms, House Transportation and Infrastructure ...

U.S. DOT awards $2.4 billion for high-speed rail

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2010

The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) are awarding $2.4 billion for planning and construction of intercity ...

Cat’s Wuxi R&D Center facility LEED Gold...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2010

Caterpillar Inc. research & development (R&D) center in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, has been awarded Gold certification for Leadership in Energy ...

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