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Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes
According to a report from our sister publication Better Roads, the city of Boston is considering three alternatives to ...
Roads of the future could power our homes and the vehicles that drive them
Our sister publication Better Roads has an interesting report today on the roads of the future. Two U.S. companies ...
Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens
From a functionality standpoint, innovations like this may seem a bit silly to those of us who use concrete ...
Concrete canvas tent inflates and hardens into permanent structure
This is a development that has great to potential to have far reaching effects across the world. A U.K. ...
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Green roof generates electricity using plant waste
A research team at Wageningen University of the Netherlands is working on perfecting technology that allows a roof covered ...
Repurposed drain pipe makes the ultimate man cave
I doubt many of you order more concrete drain pipe than you need, but if you do here's a ...
Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete
Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. ...
VIDEO: Dutch researchers create self-healing asphalt
Asphalt is one of those essential pieces to our daily lives that we hardly ever think about. We hardly ...
Moon dwelling could be built with 3D printer
If you’ve ever wondered what a lunar habitat looks like, you may soon find out thanks to the D-Shape ...
Cat excavator, wheel loader teams both take home the crystal in a first for Equipment World Innovations awards
The weather was cold, but the reception most definitely was not last week in Peoria. For nine years now, Equipment ...
Bridge in Israel to be constructed out of shipping containers
Work will soon begin on a bridge made of shipping containers. Designed by Israeli firm Yoav Messer Architects, the ...
Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer
At this point, 3D printers are typically used for minor engineering purposes. They can be useful for drafting out ...
Longer-lasting metals, building materials on the way?
One of the properties of metal that makes it such an attractive building material turns out to also be ...
British architect creates bricks from cow blood
British architect Jack Munro has been working on a recipe to create a building material from leftover cow blood, ...
Discovery could lower cost of making biofuel
Scientists at the United States Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) ...
Terex Utilities wins contest by developing seated pedestal welding station
Terex Utilities, a division of Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), won Humantech’s sixth annual Find It – Fix It ...
Two women play big roles in post-Sandy construction on East Coast
Two women are using their skills to help rebuild the New York metropolitan area since Sandy’s path of devastation ...
Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process
Vancouver’s recycled plastic may be reincarnated as highway pavement. The city has revealed a new way to make asphalt using ...
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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
by Tom Quimby
In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
by Tom Jackson
JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
by Don McLoud
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