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Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead. Brigade Electronics demonstration truck will be on display at Hillhead this year with all its latest vehicle safety products including their NEW wireless camera monitor system. Wireless camera-monitor systems have been on ...

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Keeping the 'Class' in Classifying Tanks

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Keeping the 'Class' in Classifying Tanks

Long-term operation and maintenance of your classifying tanks can be achieved by following five simple tips. By Tom Moore and Dave Schellberg   Sand classifying tanks have been used for more than 50 years for refining glacial/alluvial ‘natural’ and ‘manufactured’ sands and sand ...

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Intermat 2012 -- A Look at Intermat

Brooke Wisdom - 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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John Deere 750K Dozer

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

John Deere 750K Dozer

The new 750K crawler dozer features a John Deere PowerTech™ 6.8-L IT4 diesel engine that provides 155-165 hp at 1,800 rpm. A hydrostatic transmission gives customers infinite speed control, power management, live power turns, counter rotation while staying in gear, ...

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Section 103(k) Shutdowns

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Section 103(k) Shutdowns

MSHA’s expansive use of Section 103(k) orders is a derogation of the purpose and intent of an enforcement tool In the last year, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has shut down several mines and imposed significant operating costs on ...

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The Nation's Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

The Nation's Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

In 2010, the market appeared to bottom out with production continuing its downward trend and average unit values down for the first time since 1998. U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2010 was 2.14 billion short tons valued at $17 billion, ...

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AGG1: Something Old, Something New

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

A hard-hit construction industry makes it tough to grow a show, but the 3-year-old AGG1 is creating a place for education and the latest innovations.   Now in its third year, the AGG1 trade show may be in a holding pattern in ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

RoadWorks

Probing Two Groups and Deadly Crashes The Texas Transportation Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety (CTS) is investigating the reasons why two distinct population groups — Hispanics and U.S. military personnel — are experiencing above-average deadly crash rates. They are separate research ...

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New, Used, Rental

Better Roads Staff - Feb 27, 2012

New, Used, Rental

Decisions, decisions By Marcia Gruver Doyle and Mike Anderson As most contractors enter their fourth year of uncertain work, equipment choices become more critical. Some key factors to consider as you determine your 2012 equipment strategies:   Why buy new? Aging, slowing fleets best remedied ...

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Come Together, Right Now, Over Bill

John Latta - Feb 03, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is taking what I think will become a pretty popular position on the House’s HR7 reauthorization bill, the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act (AEIJA), just passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. It's ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads Staff - Nov 10, 2011

Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads The October 2011 issue, Better Roads marked the 80th anniversary of the magazine. The publication was founded in 1931 by Alden F. Perrin, who served a publisher and editorial director until his death in 1965. From the mostly gravel roads ...

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