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Hard Hat High: How to protect your construction company from substance abuse (PART 2)
A construction success story at 30, James MacKay likes “the jobs no one else wants”
When asked to describe how he started in construction, James MacKay laughs. “I got into a little bit a ...
For paving site preparation, mix of tech, thorough planning and communication save a lot of hassle
Preparation for a paving job goes well beyond simply lining up equipment and materials and readying the site. Understanding ...
How smaller ride-on trenchers are more capable than ever thanks to big machine muscle
Today’s smaller trenchers muscle through whatever’s thrown their way Trenching is often done in homogeneous soils, but for customers who ...
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 ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
Recession weary heavy equipment buyers flock to rental, RPOs to lower risk
“Our views haven’t changed drastically when it comes to buying new equipment,” says Al Gorick, president Gorick Construction, Binghamton, ...
GPS/GNSS 101: How machine control systems work and what you need to get started
For the contractors who invest in them, GPS/GNSS systems can deliver huge gains in earthmoving productivity, accuracy and speed. ...
Preservation programs grow as state DOTs battle challenging bridge conditions
The truth is, while there are still a relatively large number of structurally deficient bridges across the country, roughly ...
Work trucks get a tech tune-up thanks to smarter transmissions, telematics
Technology isn’t just electrons and algorithms. It’s metallurgy and frame rails and a host of other details. Truck manufacturers use ...
Refocused by military service, New Jersey contractor rebuild’s company culture, transforms his business
While most people deal with work as one of life’s harsh necessities, Jason Ciavarro not only puts in the hours, he relishes ...
Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway
When looking up miscellaneous statistics, you learn that average life of a U.S. currency $10 bill is 4.2 years, ...
Maintaining America’s most historic tourist routes
Americans love to explore the countryside in their cars, and many regions have obliged by designating special scenic travel ...
2014 Better Roads Bridge Inventory
Methodology: The Better Roads Bridge Inventory is an exclusive, award-winning annual survey that has been conducted since 1979. Bridge ...
Keep your laws off our ditches
The current proposed regulation that would change the definition of the “waters of the United States” and expand federal ...
Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction
A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat, in real time, and records a thermal ...
Dissecting the Affordable Care Act
Beginning in 2015, employers with more than 50 employees are required to offer healthcare coverage to their full-time employees ...
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Cat unveils its first UTVs with gas and diesel models coming Summer 2018
The Duke is a ’72 Chevy C50 transformed into one bad work pickup
Schramm, former JCB CEO Mirdha named to new positions at Terex
Slide-in projects quickly replace two Ind. bridges
PHOTOS: The showstopping custom vintage trucks of SEMA 2017
Tandem lift tragedy
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Chevy unveils 2018 Silverado High Performance, a Corvette-inspired sport truck
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Mack’s refreshed Granite boosts comfort
by Jason Cannon
Liebherr details testing on diesel-electric T 236 haul truck prototype
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Chevy x Luke Bryan Suburban blends pickup, SUV and UTV for hunters and fishers
by Wayne Grayson
Proposed aerial-lift standards would affect rental dealers, contractors
by Don McLoud
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