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Breakdown of $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Wayne Grayson - Dec 08, 2014

Breakdown of $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it recovered, according to the latest theft report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the National Equipment Register. The majority of thefts occurred ...

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Juvenile causes more than $23,000 damage to construction equipment

Brian Ethridge - Nov 28, 2014

Juvenile causes more than $23,000 damage to construction equipment

A juvenile has been charged with destruction of property after allegedly causing $23,500 in damage to highway construction equipment at a St. Leonard, Maryland site. The 17-year-old allegedly pulled wires out of the vehicles at the road construction site which led to equipment ...

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Looking for the best of the best in equipment and products: Deadline Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. CT

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 10, 2014

Looking for the best of the best in equipment and products: Deadline Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. CT

The Better Roads staff has been going through the hundreds of products and equipment we’ve covered or received press releases about throughout 2014. It’s a massive undertaking the staff goes through each year. The sheer volume of introductions is overwhelming. Better ...

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Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Brian Ethridge - Sep 17, 2014

Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Police have arrested a man in Beaufort County, N.C., after he allegedly stole a Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment from his employer. The thief, Herbert Lee Garriss, 46, has been charged with three counts of larceny. Authorities say Garriss stole a Caterpillar excavator, a ...

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Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

Wayne Grayson - Sep 10, 2014

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry was among the quickest to recover from the throes of the Great Recession and contributes nearly four times its market ...

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VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

Wayne Grayson - Aug 25, 2014

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

At Bellhaven University they’re referring to it as “the Guardhouse Incident.” With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, a lot of big construction equipment is making its way onto Bellhaven’s small campus in Jackson, Mississippi. And, as you ...

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REACH Part 2: Avoiding an equipment supply chain backlog

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 12, 2014

REACH Part 2: Avoiding an equipment supply chain backlog

Construction equipment could go the way of the Sony PlayStation if equipment manufacturers don’t put the framework in place to deal with customs issues that could arise from enforcement from the European Union’s REACH (the Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisiation ...

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Off to World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 04, 2013

Off to World of Concrete

At the crack of dawn on Tuesday, I'll be headed out to Las Vegas to cover the World of Concrete 2013 trade show for Better Roads and report back on the latest product introductions, new technologies in concrete as it ...

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bauma 2013

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 01, 2013

bauma 2013

bauma will take place April 15-21, 2013 in Munich, Germany. This international trade fair, which takes place every three years, is features construction site products such as construction vehicles, construction machines, lifting appliances and conveyors, construction equipment and tools, scaffoldings, site ...

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New business volume up 3 percent in equipment finance sector

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 21, 2012

In a slight increase, new business volume for November was up 3 percent – $6.4 billion, up from $6.2 billion – from the same time in 2011, according to the latest report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly ...

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A video discussion with VSS Macropaver's Doug Hogue about its Slurry Transfer Vehicle

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 30, 2012

A video discussion with VSS Macropaver's Doug Hogue about its Slurry Transfer Vehicle

I had the opportunity to speak with with Doug Hogue, P.E., of VSS Macropaver about its VSS Slurry Transfer Vehicle. The vehicle can be run continuously without creating seams. It can also be used with any brand of truck-mounted slurry machine. For a ...

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Volvo Rents acquires Aerial Platform Experts

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 29, 2012

Volvo Rents acquires Aerial Platform Experts

Volvo Rents, a worldwide provider of small- to medium-sized construction equipment, announces the expansion of its operations into Iowa with the acquisition of Aerial Platform Experts, a single-location construction equipment rental company located at 3140 West 73rd Street in Davenport, ...

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