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Better Roads | Equipment World | Construction Equipment, News and Information | Heavy Construction Equipment - Part 4
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NAPA Care Emergency Benevolent Fund grows to $590,000
This week, the NAPA Care auction has raised $54,645 between its silent auction and cash donations at the annual ...
ALDOT and McCartney Construction Co. win NAPA’s top award for paving quality
McCartney Construction Company and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) have received a top honor from the National Asphalt ...
Trump will donate 4Q 2017 salary to Transportation Department
In a gesture that addresses the nation's transportation infrastructure woes and helps push his recently released infrastructure plan, President ...
Austin’s ‘speed cushions’ hit bump in the road with residents
An effort by the city of Austin, Texas, to slow traffic in residential areas by placing what it calls ...
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New NAPA chairman urges members to focus on safety, quality and following through
The Silver Star Construction crew from Moore, Oklahoma, was following all the safety rules on that spring morning as ...
San Diego construction exec Thomas L. Brown elected 2018 TRIP chairman
San Diego, Ca, construction executive Thomas L. Brown has been elected 2018 chairman of the board of directors of TRIP, ...
Finley Asphalt & Concrete taps Shapiro as COO
Finley Asphalt & Concrete appointed Glenn Shapiro to the position of chief operating officer. In his new position, Shapiro ...
Pa. gears up for $41.5 million in transportation projects
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced $41.5 million worth of new transportation projects. The 45 projects include those for improving ...
S.C. outlines plans to improve from most highway deaths in U.S.
Noting that her state ranks the worst in highway fatalities, South Carolina Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall plans to ...
Environmental statement released for planned I-69 in Ind.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has released the environmental statement for the final section of Interstate 69 between Indianapolis ...
Dynapac intros updated small tandem Asphalt Roller CC950
Dynapac is introducing an updated version of its small tandem Asphalt Roller CC950. It's primarily for small-scale compaction work such ...
Trump’s newly released infrastructure plan draws mixed reviews, including concerns
Industry groups on Monday voiced mixed reviews of President Donald Trump's newly released infrastructure plan. They expressed disappointment over ...
Illinois Tollway’s massive I-90 project wins a top construction industry award
The Illinois Tollway has won Construction Industry Service Corporation’s 2017 Project of the Year Award for the $2.5 billion ...
Parker tapped as 2018 chairman of NAPA
Craig Parker is being sworn in today, February 12, as 2018 chairman of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) ...
Latest recycler and stabilizer models focus on operator comfort
Once seen as a luxury, stabilizer/reclaimer cabs are now viewed as a necessity by many contractors. Still, plenty of ...
Renovated historic bridge damaged when truck tries to cross with CTL in tow
The Concord Road Bridge in Cobb County, Georgia, that crosses Nickajack Creek received an $802,000 renovation in the Fall ...
New permanent asphalt/concrete plant approved near Severance, Colo.
On Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, Weld County Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a permanent asphalt and concrete plant near ...
Bill would divert Pakistan aid funds to U.S. infrastructure
Two House Republicans, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), introduced a bill that would redirect financial aid ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Engineering firm responds to questions after deadly Miami bridge collapse
Volvo unveils new VNX Series trucks designed for heaviest of heavy-haul duties
Engineer reported but ‘not concerned’ about cracking in Miami bridge before deadly collapse; no road closure for stress testing also at issue
Ford teases new off-road and electric SUVs, hybrid pickup in truck-heavy preview of product line revamp
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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Unique drive system design key to improvements on Cat’s new PM310, PM312, PM313 cold planers
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Toyota enters construction truck segment with debut of Hino XL7, XL8
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How Komatsu’s KomVision birds-eye camera system eliminates excavator blind spots
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Chevy unveils Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, surprise 6500HD in return to medium duty
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