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Workforce | Equipment World | Construction Equipment, News and Information | Heavy Construction Equipment - Part 30
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Reauthorization a ‘bright spot’ but recovery hinges on highway bill, contractor tells Congress
The highway investments in the stimulus law have been a bright spot for the transportation construction industry that has ...
AED: Recession is construction equipment industry depression
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) 2010 National Chairman Dennis Vander Molen, president and general manager of Vermeer MidSouth, testified before ...
APWA recognizes 27 certified infrastructure professionals
The American Public Works Association (APWA) named 27 public works infrastructure professionals from the U.S. and Canada that have ...
NRMCA offers online sustainability course
The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association created a new sustainability course for contractors focusing on evironmentally-friendly practices and products ...
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5 reasons to consider a wheeled excavator
Wheeled excavators have been staples in construction fleets throughout Europe and Asia for decades, but in the United States they’ve…
MoDOT: kcICON project team member receives 2010 Rosa Parks Award
kcICON Project team member Jontell Jones was bestowed the 2010 Rosa Parks Award at the Metro Organization for Racial ...
Find out the 2010 AEM Construction Challenge results
Twelve student teams from the United States and Canada have won the 2010 AEM Construction Challenge presented by Volvo ...
$3.54 billion capital transportation program proposed for New Jersey DOT, NJ Transit
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a proposed Transportation capital program for NJDOT and NJ TRANSIT in ...
Lafarge brings back 77 employees before expected
Lafarge is recalling 77 of its employees as early as today because of an uptick in demand for cement, ...
AEM adds 17 new members: Find out who
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has announced the names of 17 new companies to join the international trade ...
Manitowoc Crane Care announces new customer support program
Eric Pommier, vice president of Manitowoc Crane Care in EMEA, announced at Bauma 2010 that Manitowoc will continue to ...
AEM offers OSHA-approved rough terrain forklifts safety decal
A new safety decal for rough terrain forklifts -- "Employer-Certified Operators ONLY" -- has been developed by the Association ...
Contractor of the Year Finalist
Dwayne F. Bell, Adam C. Lasarsky, David S. Sherrill Statesville, NC Splitting a well-established family company three ways was the impetus ...
Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants
Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job ...
NCCER, ACT partner to build construction careers
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and college-prep testing company ACT are partnering to produce a ...
On Record – November 2009
I was having a casual hall conversation with a co-worker and we both agreed that when it came to ...
The construction industry says, ‘We’re not gonna take it!’
At Chicago's Soldier Field Today (Home of the Chicago Bears football team) local business leaders, laborers and construction workers ...
Construction fatalities decline over last ten years
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) released new data and analysis that shows a 47 percent decline in ...
Construction employment falls for August
According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), construction employment fell for August in 34 ...
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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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International unveils MV Series trucks: eventual DuraStar successor brings Class 8 comforts
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Unique drive system design key to improvements on Cat’s new PM310, PM312, PM313 cold planers
by Wayne Grayson
Toyota enters construction truck segment with debut of Hino XL7, XL8
by Jason Cannon
How Komatsu’s KomVision birds-eye camera system eliminates excavator blind spots
by Tom Jackson
Chevy unveils Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, surprise 6500HD in return to medium duty
by Jason Cannon
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