More from Lauren Heartsill Dowdle

An award-winning journalist, Lauren Heartsill Dowdle is the editor-at-large of Total Landscape Care magazine and the production editor of Better Roads magazine. Previously, she was the associate editor for Equipment World magazine. She joined the Randall-Reilly team in 2010 after graduating from the University of Alabama with a communications degree. You can reach Lauren at lheartsill.rrpub@gmail.com.


Beam Me Up, Scotty

Aug 16, 2013

Beam Me Up, Scotty

Have you ever wanted to transport yourself from one location to another in an instant, like Captain Kirk from Star Trek? Well, I’ve got your solution: I’m working on a machine that will teleport people by turning them into water ...

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Look Out Below!

Aug 15, 2013

Look Out Below!

There’s nothing like sitting in front of the TV and hearing a bridge you just drove under was shut down soon after. After a bystander heard suspicious noises and drivers noticed falling debris, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) crews came ...

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‘Home of the Detour’

Aug 14, 2013

‘Home of the Detour’

We are inching closer to the weekend, so here's some road construction humor. As I traveled to Omaha, Nebraska, last week to meet with some manufacturers, one thing was clear: Road-construction season was in full gear. From widening roads to repairing ...

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Mexico Paving a Road to Nowhere

Aug 13, 2013

Mexico Paving a Road to Nowhere

As the saying goes, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” And repeat it they will if Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto follows through with his $100 billion infrastructure program. A first-class highway expansion is currently under ...

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Who Cares About Safety?

Aug 12, 2013

Who Cares About Safety?

If safety is such an important jobsite concern, why aren’t fatal accident numbers dropping for road contractors? According to a survey from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, the number of deadly jobsite accidents ...

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CNH opens Reman distribution center

Apr 14, 2011

CNH opened a remanufactured parts distribution center within its 260,000-square-foot CNH Reman operations facility in Springfield, Missouri, to expedite delivery of its remanufactured products to equipment dealers throughout North America. The distribution center will support Case IH, Case Construction Equipment, New ...

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Woods Equipment sees double-digit growth

Apr 07, 2011

Woods Equipment Company’s construction division advanced its market position in 2010 with double-digit growth. The company attributed these results to its ability to deliver products to its dealers within 10 days of ordering. This quick turnaround helps the company ensure ...

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Terex opens manufacturing facility in China

Mar 18, 2011

Drummers and dragon dancers dazzled attendees celebrating the official grand opening of the new Terex Aerial Work Platforms Changzhou manufacturing facility, located in a business park close to Shanghai, China. The new Terex facility, built to serve as the product development, ...

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ARDCO unveils redesigned website

Mar 18, 2011

ARDCO, a manufacturer of off-road vehicles for global geophysical, geothermal, geotechnical and equipment transport applications, launched a redesigned website – ardco.net. The site features a new look, increased machine and market-specific content and an easy-to-use structure. It also provides users with ...

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Trail King Industries names new president

Mar 18, 2011

Trail King Industries, a manufacturer of open deck and material hauling trailers, named Bruce Yakley as its president. Yakley will succeed current Trail King president, Carol Lowe, who is returning to Carlisle Companies on April 1. Yakley has 37 years of ...

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JCB opens third distribution center in North America

Mar 18, 2011

JCB opened a new West Coast Parts Distribution Center in Fontana, California, bringing its total number of distribution centers in North America to three. The new facility is part of JCB’s ongoing commitment to enhance customer support in North America. The ...

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Rental Show attendance, buying show industry optimism

Mar 15, 2011

Rental Show attendance, buying show industry optimism

Attendance at The Rental Show 2011, which was Feb. 27-March 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, displayed a marked increase over the 2010 show. The number of rental business personnel in attendance increased nearly 40 percent over ...

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