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80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel dumped on highway

Brian Ethridge - Sep 29, 2014

80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel dumped on highway

  A little bit of sand and gravel usually doesn't cause any problems for drivers, but 80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel can cause a ton of problems! Transportation officials were forced to stop traffic on southbound I-35, north of New Braunfels, TX ...

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Komatsu’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck offers combination of efficiency and performance

Amy Materson - Sep 23, 2014

Komatsu’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck offers combination of efficiency and performance

Komatsu focused on reducing operating cost with the development of the company’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck, which features an EPA Tier 4 final SAA6D125E-7 engine that delivers 324 net horsepower. With integrated Selective Catalyst Reduction, the engine reduces NOx emissions using ...

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Driver hops out of truck and attacks construction worker

Wayne Grayson - Sep 22, 2014

Driver hops out of truck and attacks construction worker

As if workers in road work zones didn’t have enough to worry about between speeding cars and inattentive drivers, the driver of a tanker truck was recently arrested for allegedly attacking a construction worker near Fairbanks, Alaska. According to a report from ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Feb 17, 2012

Highway Contractor

A Superior Asphalt Haul Live-bottom trucks and trailers earning high marks By Mike Anderson Some asphalt paving contractors run their own trucks; others gladly leave that task up to their subcontractors. Regardless, the hauling of mix is, we dare to say, a necessary ...

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Work Trucks Set New Efficiency Standards

John Latta - Aug 09, 2011

Work trucks, including pickups and dumps trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles will, for the first time, have to trim fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under new efficiency standards. The White House says the standards – which ...

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