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Man survives excavator falling 60 feet from overpass

Wayne Grayson - Oct 28, 2014

Man survives excavator falling 60 feet from overpass

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia recently, an excavator operator has lived to tell about one of the more extreme examples you can think of. While working ...

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Worker killed by dump truck on Georgia interstate

Wayne Grayson - Oct 02, 2014

Worker killed by dump truck on Georgia interstate

A construction worker was killed in Rockdale, Georgia after being hit by a dump truck. Tristram Harvey, 51, was killed inside of a road work zone on Interstate 20 after being backed over by the truck, according to a report from the Rockdale ...

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DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

Brian Ethridge - Aug 15, 2014

DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation is evaluating a sinkhole that suddenly opened in a parking lot on John Morrow Parkway at Pearl Nix Parkway in Gainesville. The sinkhole is approximately 12 feet wide and about 20 feet deep. Georgia DOT is closely evaluating ...

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Sales tax holiday brings freedom from construction

Brian Ethridge - Jul 31, 2014

Sales tax holiday brings freedom from construction

Good news, Georgia shoppers! You will be getting a break from road construction this weekend! The Georgia Department of Transportation has decided to suspend all roadwork within 5 miles of shopping malls or major shopping districts on all interstates and major state ...

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House passes water infrastructure bill

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 24, 2013

House passes water infrastructure bill

The House on Wednesday night passed its version of a bill to reauthorize federal waterways spending, the Associated Press reports. The $8.2 billion measure -- known  as H.R. 3080, or the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) -- passed the ...

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Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Sep 02, 2013

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Don’t run red lights or stop signs. Stay on your side if there are double lines. These are all laws we know and hopefully abide by – but what about these crazy rules? Many states have outlawed texting while driving. But ...

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Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 26, 2013

Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Some of the cities on this list are probably obvious, but I was surprised about a few of the cities on this “Top 5” list from Clean Technica. Here are the five cities where you’re most likely to see someone charging ...

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Kubota to expand Georgia facility

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 13, 2011

Kubota plans to begin construction of a 500,000-square-foot plant on an 88-acre site in Jefferson, Georgia, in January 2012 and anticipates completion and full production by January 2013. The plant, which will be located on the same site as the ...

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Ritchie Bros. to break auction records in Las Vegas

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Mar 15, 2011

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will conduct a multimillion dollar unreserved public auction at the company’s auction site in Las Vegas on March 24-25. More than 300 consignors have listed more than 2,200 equipment items and trucks to be sold to the ...

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Diesel Power Equipment offers Doosan generators

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Mar 15, 2011

Diesel Power Equipment of Omaha, Nebraska, now offers the full mobile generator line from Doosan Portable Power. Diesel Power Equipment is a full-service company providing sales and rental of standby and mobile power generation systems, ranging from 7 to 1,500 kW. ...

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Vovo moves North American HQ to Shippensburg

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Mar 15, 2011

Volvo Construction Equipment is moving its North American headquarters to Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, spending $100 million to expand its facility to start wheel loader, articulated hauler and excavator production. The move, scheduled to be complete by September, 2012, also involves Volvo Rents. The move ...

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Peterbilt purchases full-service dealership in Atlanta

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Mar 15, 2011

Peterbilt purchases full-service dealership in Atlanta

Peterbilt Motors purchased the Peterbilt franchise for Atlanta with full-service Peterbilt dealership operations in Kennesaw, Georgia. Peterbilt of Atlanta, a Peterbilt Motors affiliated company, is now the exclusive Peterbilt dealer in Atlanta, providing heavy and medium duty truck sales, parts ...

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