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Texas flooding has caused at least $27 million in infrastructure damage
The devastating flooding in Texas has caused upwards of $27 million dollars, and that estimate is on the low ...
Federal grant to provide $2 million to repair roads damaged by Joplin tornado reconstruction
A grant of $2 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will be used to repair roads in ...
Guest Blog: 5 Reasons Bridges Fail
Human beings are creatures of overcoming obstacles. Out of necessity, we have built bridges to connect islands, places, cities ...
Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that reduce swaying in skyscrapers during earthquakes
Two Japanese companies have developed giant pendulums they say, when installed atop a skyscraper, can shorten vibrations and reduce ...
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The 2016 compact track loader market delivered results of more than 13 percent over the previous year; both of Kubota’s…
Kiewit raises disaster relief money with T-shirt sales
Kiewit, one of the largest construction companies in North America is selling these T-shirts and donating the proceeds to ...
In Moore, just as in Tuscaloosa, the power of “just doing” will be revealed
It was a few days short of six months ago that I wrote about Hurricane Sandy and how volunteers ...
PHOTO: Scaffolding to the sky as workers make repairs to Washington Monument
We love this photo from the Associated Press which shows workers atop an impressive stretch of scaffolding as they make ...
Sany sends equipment, rescue teams to Chinese earthquake recovery efforts
In response to a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated the Lushan County area of Sichuan Province, China on April 20th, construction ...
NYC building $38 million steel wall to protect subway from future storms
New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority is in the process of installing a two-mile steel wall to protect a ...
Construction boom kicks in 5 months in Sandy’s wake
A report from USA Today from along the South New Jersey shore found that the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy ...
Meteorite explosion over Russia injures nearly 1,000 (VIDEO)
A meteor weighing an estimated 10 tons shattered between 18 and 32 miles above the Chelyabinsk region and Russia's ...
Buffalo researchers to test how NYC’s old brownstones would fair in an earthquake
For years, folks in New York City gave little thought to natural disasters. That sort of thing simply didn't ...
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Chevy unveils 2018 Silverado High Performance, a Corvette-inspired sport truck
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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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