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Illinois Tollway needs firms for 15-year, $12 million program

Mar 04, 2013

The Illinois Tollway is looking for firms to provide design, construction management and technical services for 23 new contracts associated with its 15-year, $12 billion capital program Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future. The contracts will provide for an ...

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Volvo Trucks names Grile Auto & Truck Repair 2012 U.S. Dealer of the Year Award

Mar 03, 2013

Volvo Trucks names Grile Auto & Truck Repair 2012 U.S. Dealer of the Year Award

The annual Volvo Trucks Dealer of the Year award honors the dealership’s organization and employees for overall accomplishment and performance. Selection criteria for the award includes outstanding performance in new truck and parts sales, growth in market share, penetration of ...

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Granite Q4, 2012 revenues up, net income down

Mar 01, 2013

Granite Construction's fourth-quarter 2012 and overall 2012 revenues at a glance, according to the company's report released on Feb. 28: Revenues for the year increased 4 percent to $2.1 billion Net income of $45.3 million in 2012 compared with $51.2 million in ...

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Poor pavement costs Md. residents about $6.2 billion each year – report

Mar 01, 2013

More than two-fifths of Maryland’s major locally and state-maintained roads are in either poor or mediocre condition, one-quarter of bridges are in need of repair or replacement, and the state’s drivers experience increasingly worsening congestion, according to the report, Maryland ...

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GUEST BLOG POST: The Link Between Intelligent Transportation and Better Roads

Mar 01, 2013

GUEST BLOG POST: The Link Between Intelligent Transportation and Better Roads

by Scott F. Belcher is president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America As a follow up to my guest column last week on the issue of connected vehicles, and the FCC’s consideration of a plan to make the ...

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Fuel consumption in construction up 5.8 percent this year

Feb 28, 2013

Fuel consumption in construction up 5.8 percent this year

WEX Inc. and IHS together on Feb. 26 released results of its WEX Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI), which indicated an increase of 5.8 percent in January compared to its level in January 2012. The WEX Construction FCI measures national fuel ...

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New business volume for January $5.9 billion

Feb 28, 2013

New business volume for January $5.9 billion

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for January was ...

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Kenworth names 2013 Parts Council members

Feb 26, 2013

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2013 Kenworth Parts Council members. The council consists of parts managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada. Kenworth Parts Council members are the following: Chairwoman – Jo Frost, Edmonton Kenworth, Edmonton, Alb.; Ken Ables, ...

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ABC names Cajun Industries as Contractor of the Year

Feb 26, 2013

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has named Cajun Industries, based in Baton Rouge, La., its 2012 Contractor of the Year. Cajun Industries Founder and Chairman Lane Grigsby, accepted the award on behalf of the company during ABC’s 23rd annual Excellence ...

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American Society of Concrete Contractors 2013-2014 officers elected

Feb 25, 2013

American Society of Concrete Contractors 2013-2014 officers elected

Keith Wayne, Kannapolis, N.C., was re-elected secretary/treasurer. Mario Garza, Southfield, Mich.; Heston Hamilton, Orem, Utah, and Jason Swagert, Apex, N.C., were elected as new directors.  Anthony DeCarlo, Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio; Ray Merlo, Milford, Mich.; Peter Ruttura, West Babylon, N.Y., and ...

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Ritchie Bros. sells $176 million of equipment in six-day auction

Feb 24, 2013

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers held the world's largest heavy equipment auction for 2013 in Orlando Feb. 18 - 23, 2013, selling more than 9,400 items for more than $176 million. The six-day auction set a new company record for online sales as ...

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Kokosing Construction earns 2012 Quality in Construction Award from NAPA

Feb 22, 2013

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) awarded Kokosing Construction Co. the 2012 Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement on the Nelsonville Bypass. “We are truly pleased to receive such a prestigious award,” said Kokosing Project ...

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