Don McLoudBusinessAllied to Change Name, HQ and Expand After Sandvik AcquisitionFollowing its acquisition by Sandvik, Allied Construction Products will undergo a name change, expand products, change its headquarters and increase employees. Details here.April 2, 2021Better RoadsMichigan Heads Into Roadbuilding Season With Extra $1B in Bond ProceedsRoad construction season is cranking up in Michigan with 21 state highway projects on tap, and state officials have come up with an additional $1 billion to help fund them and other projects.April 1, 2021SafetyFamily of Victim in Fatal Trench Collapse Reaches $12M SettlementOne of the largest wrongful-death settlements for an individual in Washington State history has been approved for the family of a 24-year-old man who died while trying to save a co-worker.March 31, 2021Better RoadsWhy Are Some Construction Groups Worried About Biden's Newly Unveiled $2T Infrastructure Plan?President Joe Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure package ranges from building roads to elderly care, but some construction associations are raising objections.March 31, 2021EquipmentMBW Upgrades AP18, GP18 Vibratory PlatesMBW's AP18 and G18 single-direction vibratory plates come with a new standard engine and additional lifting handles. Learn more on Equipment World.March 31, 2021Compact equipment attachmentsBobcat Intros Log Grapple for Mini Skid Steers, Small Articulated LoadersBobcat's new log grapple attachment works with small articulated loaders and stand-on mini skid steers – also known as a compact utility loaders or mini track loaders – for landscaping and landclearing tasks.March 30, 2021Collectors Corner95 Years Under Water: Rare, Long-Lost Steam Shovel Rescued to be RestoredAn old steam shovel at the bottom of a Michigan lake since 1925 couldn't be rescued. Then a dam break in 2020 changed everything.March 29, 2021AttachmentsCompact Slopes From Flat Ground With Road Widener’s Offset Vibratory Roller Attachment (Video)Road Widener's offset vibratory roller attachment for skid steers, CTLs, and more is designed for compacting ditches, road shoulders and other hard to reach spots.March 29, 2021Better RoadsVirtual Tour: $220M Replacement Planned for Kansas City’s Buck O’Neil BridgeCheck out a virtual tour of a big new bridge project set to replace Kansas City's 64-year old triple-arch over the Missouri River.March 26, 2021Better RoadsCrews Shoot Metal BBs Into Capital Beltway to Make “big curve” SaferThe problem at the big curve: Since the pandemic, truckers have been taking advantage of less traffic to speed through the area. See why DOT officials believe steel pellets shot at 4,000 pounds per minute could fix that.March 25, 2021Previous PagePage 2 of 154Next PageTop StoriesTechnologyWho, What, When, Where and How Long? Equipment Trackers Have The Answers.These systems make use of tracker systems – basically little black boxes – to keep track of and manage not only all the OEM brands in your mobile fleet but everything else on your equipment list.EquipmentMill, Mix and More with 12 Attachments for Concrete, Asphalt JobsEquipmentSkid Steers Settle In As Go-To Compact EquipmentBusinessAG: Contractor Charged in Largest Prevailing-Wage Theft in U.S. HistoryAerial LiftsYour Choice: Electric or Diesel With JLG's 8 New Rough-Terrain Scissors?