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Contractor Sentenced to Jail after Trench Death – A First in State’s History
In 2016, a worker was buried in a trench collapse in West Seattle. Six years later, his employer will go to jail.
March 7, 2022
Contractor Cited in Double Fatality Now Facing $625,000 in New Penalties
OSHA finds workers in an unprotected excavation less than six months after two employees died on an excavation site.
February 15, 2022
OSHA Withdraws Vaccine-or-Test Mandate for Businesses
The withdrawal follows the U.S. Supreme Court issuing a stay January 13 to block the standard from taking effect.
January 25, 2022
Idaho Contractor Faces $173,000 in Penalties for Trench Violations
Workers were found in and around trenches with no cave-in protection, OSHA says.
January 10, 2022
Vaccine Mandate Halted; Appeals Court to Review
Businesses say OSHA overstepped its authority, while Biden argues vaccine mandates are nothing new.
November 8, 2021
NY Contractor Must Pay $500K for Overtime Violations
A contractor has to pay $250,000 in back OT wages and an additional $250,000 in damages following a DOL investigation.
June 7, 2021
AG: Contractor Charged in Largest Prevailing-Wage Theft in U.S. History
One of Pennsylvania's largest road and bridge contractors is accused of stealing $20.7 million from workers' retirement and health benefits.
April 9, 2021
EPA Doubles Down on Prohibition of Emissions Defeat Devices
The EPA enforcement alert from December notes defeat device installs and tampering bans that can result in penalties.
January 12, 2021
EPA to award $40M in diesel emissions reduction grants
The Diesel Emission Reduction Program will receive $40M from the EPA to go towards diesel emission reduction grants. Get more details on Equipment World.
January 9, 2019
Feds fine Hyundai CE $2M for lying to EPA about non-compliant engines
Hyundai CE Americas has been fined $1.9 million for attempting to defraud the U.S. Government and violating the Clean Air Act. Learn more here.
November 19, 2018
Tap once, instead of typing ELD logins with Trimble’s new Tap & Go
Logging in to ELDs is made quick and easy with Trimble's Tap & Go technology. Get the details and watch Tap & Go in action on Equipment World today.
August 27, 2018
Bill to exempt small trucking companies from ELD mandate introduced in House
This bill would allow carriers with 10 or fewer trucks to use paper logs to record duty status, instead of electronic logging devices. More infirmation here.
May 25, 2018
CARB revokes compliance alternatives for truck emissions regs after court decision
The time has expired for legal appeals to save the California Air Resources Board’s 2014-introduced “compliance alternatives” to the engine upgrades and retrofits required by its Statewide Truck and Bus Regulation. Emails attempting to clarify the situation have been going out this month to truck owners with CARB-registered vehicles still taking advantage of one or […]
May 7, 2018
ELD mandate: Full enforcement has begun; AGC to seek construction exemption
Though full enforcement of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate began April 1, the Associated General Contractors of America has not given up on seeking an exemption for the construction industry. Brian Deery, senior director of AGC’s Highway & Transportation Division, said that over the next few months AGC will be talking with other industry […]
April 5, 2018
With time running out on ELD deadline, some are in a panic
On Monday, December 18, the drivers of many if not most heavy duty commercial vehicles will be required to have a functional electronic logging device (ELD) with them in the cabs of their trucks. It’s not like they weren’t warned. The ELD mandate from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been years in the […]
December 12, 2017
New products designed to ease ELD mandate compliance
To get ready for the December 18 federal electronics logging device mandate, companies have been releasing new software and ELDs to help the construction industry comply. Here is a sampling of some of those new products: Coretex Coretex’s ELD solution is compatible with all vehicle types, uses the company’s existing range of TMU in-vehicle hardware […]
November 27, 2017
LAST CHANCE ELD: The mandate is less than a month away. Are you prepared?
On December 18, the federal government will require drivers of a broad selection of construction, vocational and on-highway trucks to record their drive times on electronic logging devices (ELDs). Are you prepared for the mandate?
November 24, 2017
Public workshop slated on Calif.’s proposed certification procedures for zero-emission powertrains
The California Air Resources Board (CARB), which is the government clean-air agency for California, is holding a public workshop on November 29 to discuss the development of certification procedures for zero‑emission powertrains. The proposed regulation is to support implementation of funding programs, as well as current and potential future regulatory measures for zero‑emission technologies for […]
November 15, 2017
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How to Protect Your Tools and Equipment Against Winter’s Worst
Cold weather can wreak havoc on your tools and equipment. Follow this checklist to winterize your assets and prevent costly damage.
How to handle DEF in freezing temperatures
Dodge Economist: Prepare for a Rocky First Half of 2023
Rare Kubotas – 1979 KH-10 Excavator, Other Gems Found and Restored
Doosan Launches Next-Generation Wheel Excavator Lineup
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
7 Secrets to a Safe Fleet
Discover new technology that is making life easier for fleet managers and drivers; solutions that automate compliance, streamline maintenance and help create effective safety programs. Get the eBook now.