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Randall-Reilly publications finalists for multiple ASBPE awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 17, 2013

Randall-Reilly publications finalists for multiple ASBPE awards

Better Roads and sister publications Aggregates Manager, Commercial Carrier Journal and Overdrive--all Randall-Reilly publications--last week were named finalists for a combined total of eight Digital and Print Azbee Awards from the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE). Better Roads is ...

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Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

Better Roads Staff - Feb 07, 2013

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

    For the first time, pavement preservation is part of national surface transportation reauthorization legislation, which now explicitly supports preservation and asset management. Pavement preservation techniques are promoted as cost-effective and environmentally sustainable strategies designed to extend the life of existing pavements ...

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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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Pre-bauma wrap: Bye from Munich

John Latta - Jan 31, 2013

Pre-bauma wrap: Bye from Munich

The two pre-bauma media dialogue days are gone, and I'm trying to get some idea from them of what the big show here in Munich in April might be like. About the only certainty I can come up with is that ...

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Short-radius excavator to be featured by New Holland at bauma

John Latta - Jan 31, 2013

New Holland will be at bauma in April (in a booth of their own, not with Case) and will feature new equipment for the international market including a short-radius excavator that may see North America. There will be three models (the ...

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Snorkel to launch three global products at bauma

John Latta - Jan 31, 2013

Snorkel is launching three new global products at bauma in April. The aerial lift maker will introduce a new compact rough terrain scissor lift for working in tight spaces. It will reach 39 feet up but is only 700 inches ...

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Hinowa mini transporter at bauma has 'flair'

John Latta - Jan 30, 2013

I literally did a double take on this one. Not like OMG, but nonetheless something that at first sight seems rather ordinary and predictable but in fact has some very cool characteristics (and bear in mind I have only pictures, ...

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Pre-bauma coverage: Are American equipment operators tougher than European counterparts?

John Latta - Jan 30, 2013

Pre-bauma coverage: Are American equipment operators tougher than European counterparts?

This is probably something that should be debated at more length than this, but here are a few questions for you: (a) Are American equipment operators tougher than their European counterparts or (b) Do they accepted that their job means ...

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Manitou at bauma: upgrading three-in-one Rotative Telescopic Handler

John Latta - Jan 30, 2013

Manitou will hit bauma running in April, highlighting its display with an upgrade to the three-in-one Rotative Telescopic Handler. As the company says, “It’s a crane, it’s a telehandler, it’s a platform.” The machine now comes with a Mercedes engine and ...

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Vogele at bauma: Dash 3 generation part of 11 'world firsts' in paver field

John Latta - Jan 30, 2013

  The winds are up, but so is the temperature (a little) in Munich for the pre-bauma media dialogue and our quick preview of some of the big April show debuts. Vogele says it will present 11  world firsts in the paver ...

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bauma: More with less

John Latta - Jan 30, 2013

Another common theme from OEM reps at the pre-bauma media dialogue in Munich that teases and sets up the April show is a concentration on doing more with less. Stagnant economies, recession hangovers and  generally inadequate funding for infrastructure have led ...

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A sneak peak at Liebherr's bauma intros

John Latta - Jan 29, 2013

Still cold, still windy in Munich. But OEMs keep presenting sneak peeks at what they will deliver to the huge  bauma show here in April. Liebherr will present its new modular design 150 EC-B flat-top crane, designed to offer customers ...

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