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Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange lane paint for making work zones more visible to drivers

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that it will be the first DOT in the United States to test ...

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and abandoned in icy Lake Michigan

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

A brand new 20-ton Komatsu excavator was discovered in Lake Michigan earlier this week near Milwaukee and police are trying ...

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015 Contractor of the Year awards

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 03, 2014

Equipment World announces its 2015 finalists for the Contractor of the Year program, now in its 15th year. Each of the ...

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet from crane on Wisconsin construction site

VIDEO: Man gets jail time for bungee jumping 140 feet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for breaking into a Sheboygan construction site and then bungee ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic gate from a construction site in Green Bay

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

We're not sure what the going rate for traffic gates is on the black market, but it must be enough ...

Texas construction firms are buying the majority of construction equipment for earthmoving right now and it’s not even close

Texas construction firms are buying the majority of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 08, 2014

At 645 buyers, Texas stomped No. 2 Florida (317 buyers) in the number of financed construction equipment buyers engaged in ...

Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making quality hires as demand grows

Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2014

Like their peers across the country, Wisconsin contractors are preparing for a sizable increase in work in 2014. According to ...

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to keep drivers informed on construction projects

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is taking a pro-active stance in keeping construction workers safe by doing what it can ...

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