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Terex adds TW85 and TW110 wheeled excavators to North American market

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 14, 2013

Terex adds TW85 and TW110 wheeled excavators to North American market

Terex has made its TW85 and TW110 wheeled excavators available in North America, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The 101-horsepower TW85 has and operating weight of 18,519 pounds and a bucket capacity ranging from 3.1- to ...

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Equipment World launches first-ever photo contest

Amanda Bayhi - May 01, 2013

Equipment World launches first-ever photo contest

Our sister site, Equipment World, is launching its first-ever photo contest. The editors’ and readers’ favorite submissions will be featured in the magazine and online. Equipment World says of the types of photos to submit to the contest, "We’re open to ...

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FMI Nonresidential Construction index up 58.1 percent

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 14, 2013

FMI Nonresidential Construction index up 58.1 percent

The FMI Nonresidential Construction index rose to 58.1 in the first quarter of 2013, up 2.6 points from Q4 2012′s 55.6. The index sits at the same mark of 58.1 as one year ago, but up greatly from the 35.6 ...

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Holcim’s new weatherAPP helps you decide when to pour

Amy Materson - Feb 08, 2013

LAS VEGAS–Quickly determine if the weather on your jobsite will contribute to plastic shrinkage cracking with Holcim’s weatherAPP, launched this week at World of Concrete 2013. The free app, which is available for download from the Apple or Android app ...

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Deere’s bright ideas: Hybrid diesel-electric wheel loader, new line of skid steers and compact track loaders

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 06, 2013

John Deere introduced its 644K Hybrid wheel loader at the World of Concrete 2013. The machine runs on diesel-electric

LAS VEGAS—John Deere Forestry and Construction showcased its latest “bright ideas” at a Feb. 5 World of Concrete 2013 press conference: the 644K Hybrid wheel loader and the new E Series line of skid steers and compact track loaders. The ...

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Top construction industry editor inducted into Construction Writers Association Hall of Fame

Staff Report - Nov 07, 2012

Top construction industry editor inducted into Construction Writers Association Hall of Fame

During its annual Grand Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., the Construction Writers Association (CWA) inducted Randall-Reilly Construction Media Editorial Director Marcia Gruver Doyle into its Hall of Fame. This highly prestigious award is presented to select individuals who exemplify true ...

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Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Oct 09, 2012

Applications & Innovations

Wheels or Tracks   Let the jobsite be the judge   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle     In the battle between choosing tires or tracks, buyers should let their projects cast the determining vote on which would be the best fit for their fleet. “The most important consideration ...

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Tier 4: Will tough regulations make construction equipment resale a quarantine market?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 07, 2012

Tier 4: Will tough regulations make construction equipment resale a quarantine market?

There has been much ado about the Tier 4 final regulations that are coming down coming the pike and what it is going to mean for the used construction equipment market.  With Tier 4 interim standards currently in effect, there ...

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Illinois DOT suspending non-emergency road construction this weekend

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 31, 2012

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is suspending non-emergency road construction where possible to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow because of the high volume of travel expected this Labor Day weekend. IDOT also provided advance notice of lane closures that ...

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Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2012

Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Is highway infrastructure in better shape than we think? According to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), America’s highways are getting safer and smoother. However, despite heavy subsidies, public transportation infrastructures are falling apart. The report found that only 11 percent ...

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Nebraska releases 2013 Surface Transportation Program

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 10, 2012

Nebraska Department of Roads’ Director Monty Fredrickson, on July 9 released the state's fiscal year 2013 Surface Transportation Program. The 2013 State Highway System program is published at $372 million and is funded from state and federal highway user taxes and ...

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House passes transportation bill to extend highway program through 2014

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 29, 2012

The House on June 29 approved legislation that will extend federal highway programs through 2014, a low interest rate on student loans for one year, and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, according to a report from The ...

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