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VIDEO: Company 3-D prints 10 homes in 24 hours

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - May 08, 2014

VIDEO: Company 3-D prints 10 homes in 24 hours

With construction being a physical, hands-on industry, you might not have even considered that a computer could do your job. But a Chinese company has created technology where a 3-D printer created 10 buildings in 24 hours. Before you get worried — ...

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BOMAG to end Kewanee operations, relocate to southern U.S.

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 29, 2013

BOMAG to end Kewanee operations, relocate to southern U.S.

BOMAG Americas will discontinue manufacturing operations at its Kewanee, Illinois, plant by the end of 2014 and relocate to somewhere in the southern United States, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The new location has not yet ...

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Lattatudes

Better Roads Staff - May 07, 2012

Lattatudes

A view from across the pond By John Latta It wasn’t postcard Paris. It wasn’t one of those enchanted springtimes the city can unfold. It was cold, windy, cloudy and it rained a lot. It was, to say, the least, unpredictable weather. ...

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China builds up and builds fast

John Latta - Jun 08, 2011

In the transportation infrastructure industry we know that China is outspending and outbuilding us, making future trade competitiveness a scary nothing to consider. But how about this simple single sentence to help us put just how far we are falling ...

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That has to be a safety violation

John Latta - May 04, 2011

We know the Obama administration wants to build bike paths and nature trails and the like, and we we know this sort of work will create jobs.  Here's an example of how not to do it. Although, it will probably ...

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Producer Price Index is on the rise in November

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Dec 15, 2010

The Producer Price Index for finished goods rose 0.8 percent in November, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This increase followed a 0.4 percent advance in October and September. Manufacturers’ prices of intermediate goods climbed 1.1 percent, and the crude ...

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Annual China construction spending up 9 percent

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 21, 2010

Construction expenditures in China are expected to rise 9.1 percent per annum in real terms through 2014, moderating significantly from the pace of the 2004-2009 period. Notwithstanding its deceleration in growth, China still represents the fastest growing major national market in ...

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Cat 374D hydraulic excavator features increased work performance, stronger undercarriage

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2010

The new 156,043-pound (70,780 kg) Cat 374D hydraulic excavator showcased at Bauma 2010, a direct replacement for the model 365C, combines added horsepower, stronger hydraulics, new buckets and greater operating weight to boost trenching, loading and lifting capabilities. Complementing these design ...

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