Jill DunnEquipmentTIFIA transportation project loan program under fireCongress will begin reconciling Senate and House highway reauthorization bills this week that contain significantly increased funding for a loan program that’s criticized as providing credit for too many public-private toll projects. On May 8, conferees from both chambers will have start meetings to begin the compromise process between House and Senate proposals for a […]May 8, 2012SafetyHouse passes highway funding extensionThe U.S. Senate is expected to vote on an extension of transportation appropriations this week after House members passed the measure Sept. 13. The voice bill vote approved H.R. 2887, which would include funding through March 31 for the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration and other federal highway, transit and safety programs. It would extend […]September 15, 2011SafetyObama unveils truck fuel standardsPresident Obama announced new fuel-economy standards for heavy-duty trucks at Virginia-based Interstate Moving Services Aug. 9. The standards will affect work trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles. Diesel use would be cut by 4 gallons per 100 miles traveled, yielding a total fuel savings of $73,000 over a truck’s life, according to calculations used in […]August 19, 2011Page 1 of 1Top StoriesContractor of the YearContractor of the Year Finalist: W.F. Delauter Grows from One Dozer to 135-Piece FleetKirby Delauter’s father, Russ, jokingly refers to the firm he and his father, Willie, formed in 1955 as a “one-horse operation.” Change that from one horse to one dozer.PickupsToyota Boosts Power, Safety, Looks on 2022 TundraEquipmentFirst Hitachi-Built ZX210LC-6 Excavator Ships to North AmericaPickupsChevy's First Silverado ZR2 Catches Air – and Attention – in VideoSponsor ContentSign Up for a Free Consultation with Mobil Experts!