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In Court

Aug 05, 2012

In Court

Digging a Big Hole   A false or misleading statement may happen honestly It has been held that a claim or statement may be false even though it contains no untrue information or entries if, within the totality of the circumstances, the claim ...

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In Court

May 07, 2012

In Court

Low Bid? A case of responsiveness and balance in a contract By Brian Morrow A recent case regarding the Army Corp of Engineers’ improper rejection of a low bid — Matter of W. B. Construction and Sons, Inc. (Jan. 4, 2012) — highlights ...

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Intermat 2012 -- A Look at Intermat

Mar 21, 2012

Intermat 2012 -- A Look at Intermat

Come to Paris in April for Intermat 2012 to see what the construction industry has up its sleeves for 2012 and beyond. Ahhh, springtime in Paris! Cobblerumble of construction equipment. That’s right; it’s time, once again, for Intermat, one of the ...

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Lattatudes

Nov 12, 2011

Lattatudes

Roll Tide Shakespeare almost certainly never wrote “fish or cut bait.” I don’t even know if he liked to fish. But he did write this in Act IV, Scene III of Julius Caesar. We at the height are ready to decline. There is ...

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RoadWorks

May 09, 2011

RoadWorks

Is the Reauthorization wind shifting? The pressure of having no working alternatives to replace the fuel tax continues to build By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Is there some serious ground shifting going on, when it comes to what sort ...

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Road Science Tutorial

May 09, 2011

Road Science Tutorial

Building Better Roads from the Ground Up A strong foundation is the key to a strong pavement structure By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor A pavement is only as strong as its foundation. Without an adequate base or foundation, a road simply cannot stand ...

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One II One

May 09, 2011

One II One

A NEW SERIES: ONE II ONE WITH SOME OF THE MOST INTERESTING PEOPLE IN THE BUSINESS Ray LaHood Talks to Editor In Chief John Latta America’s 16th Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was a congressional staffer for 17 years and a member of ...

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Lattatudes

May 09, 2011

Lattatudes

Now is the Moment When you are the person at the very top of the ladder, the world looks has to look different. That’s why Harry Truman had his The Buck Stops Here sign on his Oval Office desk. Transportation Secretary Ray ...

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Kirk Landers Editor Emeritus

May 09, 2011

Kirk Landers Editor Emeritus

When Congress Designs Roads If this were a movie or a television sitcom, it would be funny. By Kirk Landers In March, Sen. David Vitter (R-La) introduced a bill that mandates a 50-year lifecycle cost analysis on infrastructure projects involving $5 million in ...

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Highway Contractor

May 09, 2011

Sourcing used equipment? It’s complicated By Mike Anderson It’s debatable whether it’s a good time to buy or sell used equipment, or both, but it’s clear the game has changed It’s a Thursday morning in mid-April when a 2008 Caterpillar D8T dozer crawls off ...

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Financial District

May 09, 2011

Transportation Construction Jobs Alone Do Not a Recovery Make The art of riding the short-term/long-term transportation funding teeter-totter By John Latta A report from the National Transportation Policy Project says creating jobs in the transportation infrastructure is a good thing — but maybe ...

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Bid List

May 09, 2011

Bid List

Pothole Patching Equipment Bagela USA’s Bagela BA10000 can recycle 10 to 12 tons per hour. The hot mix for patching and street repair can fix patches and potholes permanently with recycled hot-mix asphalt. According to the company, the average cost of ...

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