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How Caterpillar’s Fitbit-like Smartband can just about predict when a heavy equipment accident will happen
If we could predict accidents, we’d have fewer of them. But despite the imaginings of science fiction writers, nobody ...
3D Asphalt Paving: The highest smoothness and accuracy possible, no strings attached
Stringless paving isn’t just for concrete contractors. The asphalt guys are in on it as well, but with a ...
Training up younger workers, diversification at heart of GMP Contracting’s passion for the work
Building something from nothing is in Joe Porchetta’s blood. The son of an Italian immigrant who watched his father and ...
California’s Hansen Bros. is a family construction business in more ways than one
Jeff Hansen knows a thing or two about tests, not the kind you get in school but the kind ...
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How to Build a “Walking Classroom”
Save time and make training more effective by educating workers in the work zone. Build a walking classroom around a team wireless communication system.
INFOGRAPHIC: Skid steer sales and buyer trends
How to set up and operate a dozer using GPS blade control (VIDEO)
Editor's Note: This is the third in our four-part GPS/GNSS 101 series. To read more, click here. Bulldozers were the first machines ...
The future of work zone safety: Intelligent transportation systems and smarter project coordination
Construction work zones are some of the most brightly designated areas along roads and highways, even rivaling the ubiquitous ...
Why contractors should always consider a specialist when hauling the biggest loads
Hauling the biggest loads Whether it’s machinery or huge industrial components, before you hit the road with an oversize or ...
Pavement preservation takes aim at Interstates
Interest is expanding from preservation of low- and medium-volume roads to that of high-volume, interstate-type pavements. “Preservation of high-traffic volume ...
Slipform Concrete Pavers: How to achieve bonus-winning smoothness
Slipform pavers spread out, form and, depending on attachments, apply an initial finish to the surface of low-slump Portland ...
Articulated dump trucks see rapid size growth as customers move to bigger rigs
Is bigger better? The articulated dump truck (ADT) market thinks so. The Equipment World Spec Guide reveals the rapid progression ...
INFOGRAPHIC: Dozer sales and buyer trends
How the bond coat makes for long-lasting roads and how new materials are making it more effective
Experts agree: For long-lived asphalt pavements and overlays, bond them with a well-placed bond or “tack” coat. But in ...
GPS Control for Excavators: How it works and how it can make an operator’s life much easier
This is the second in our four-part GPS/GNSS 101 series. To read more, click here. A new and surprisingly useful ...
Building a strong construction safety culture means being comfortable with confrontation
When it comes to safety, most construction companies today talk a good game. They follow the rules; they document ...
“Whatever it takes” the philosophy behind resilient New York contractor Gorick Construction
"Whatever it takes” on the surface may bring up thoughts of driving a square peg through a round hole ...
How to use the P-F Curve to improve equipment maintenance and management
If you’re finally at the point where you realize poor maintenance practices cost you money (and good maintenance is ...
Infrared, all-in-one, 3D pothole repair solutions on the rise, but the basics still rule
The pothole is the bane of both the driver and a transportation department. It can ruin a morning commute ...
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Cat unveils its first UTVs with gas and diesel models coming Summer 2018
Cat unveils 3 20-ton Next Gen excavators: ‘Platform for the future’ boasts new hydraulic tech, remote start from phone app
3 contractors, 2 VDOT employees plead guilty to snowplow bribery
Nortrax sells seven South Florida Deere dealerships
VIDEO: Time-lapse condenses four years of construction on N.Y.’s new Cuomo Bridge
Tandem lift tragedy
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Volvo CE intros EC27D excavator: Short-swing size with more power
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Motor grader operation remains a skill earned through training, despite advance of machine control
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Cat intros PM820, PM822, PM825 cold planers with grade control integration
by Wayne Grayson
Chevy unveils 2018 Silverado High Performance, a Corvette-inspired sport truck
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Test Drive: Mack’s refreshed Granite boosts comfort
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