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How new healthcare laws will affect worker’s compensation care

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 23, 2014

How new healthcare laws will affect worker’s compensation care

The new health care reform law will have both negative and positive effects on worker’s compensation systems throughout the nation, Dr. David Deitz, national medical director of commercial insurance strategic practices at Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in Boston, told attendees ...

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Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for entries

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Aug 29, 2014

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for entries

Our 2014 Contractor of the Year, Jeremy Hiltz, accepts his award in Las Vegas. Equipment World’s Contractor of the Year program—which  honors the forward thinkers, high achievers and just plain good people in construction—is now open for entries. Each year, the editors of ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a ride on the world’s biggest water slide

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 03, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a ride on the world’s biggest water slide

Whether it’s a water slide or a water coaster, it’s slated to be the world’s biggest and looks like one heck of a thrill ride. I’ve ridden on the “Big Shot” on top of The Stratosphere in Las Vegas. It was ...

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Get Your ConExpo-Con/Agg Updates Here

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 04, 2014

Get Your ConExpo-Con/Agg Updates Here

This week, Better Roads will be covering the biggest show in the industry: ConExpo-Con/Agg. We’ll be checking out new products, equipment displays, demos and more. And we want to share them all with you. So come to Las Vegas with us this ...

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See your name (and picture) in lights at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 22, 2014

See your name (and picture) in lights at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Watch out Penn and Teller, Elton John and Celine Dion. Now you can have your name up in lights in Las Vegas and get your five minutes -- or in this case, five days -- of fame. John Deere Construction & Forestry ...

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‘Booth babes’ and the S.T.E.A.M. professions

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 27, 2014

‘Booth babes’ and the S.T.E.A.M. professions

I spent this past week (Jan. 20-24) covering World of Concrete 2014 in Las Vegas to learn about the latest technology, see new and updated equipment and talk with manufacturers, contractors and agency transportation professionals. My goal was to enhance my ...

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See you at World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2014

See you at World of Concrete

I’m off to Las Vegas today not for the gaming and bright lights, but to cover the World of Concrete show (although I’m sure I’ll find some time to sneak an early morning run down Las Vegas Boulevard and a ...

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Nevada Board of Transportation approves $100 million in bonds for I-15 expansion project

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 14, 2014

Nevada Board of Transportation approves $100 million in bonds for I-15 expansion project

A project that will widen Interstate 15 in Las Vegas is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Nevada Board of Transportation on Monday approved the sale of $100 million in revenue bonds to buy right-of-way for the $1 billion ...

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Wirtgen Group to display 41 machines at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 31, 2013

Wirtgen Group to display 41 machines at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Wirtgen Group will display 41 machines at ConExpo-Con/Agg in March. The company says most of the machines on display will be new i-series products -- Tier 4 Interim-compliant equipment with intelligent technology. Wirtgen America’s 39,600-square-foot indoor stand will feature new asphalt pavers, ...

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Titan unveils Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System at the 2013 SEMA Show

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 05, 2013

Titan unveils Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System at the 2013 SEMA Show

Titan Fuel Tanks will unveil its cross-linked polyethylene, Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week. Titan will feature the 30-gallon tank and fuel transfer control unit at booth 35111 in the Upper ...

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Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Jack Roberts - May 07, 2012

Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Trucking industry editors saw and drove the new Western Star Model 4700 tractor at a press event at the wind-swept Las Vegas Motor Speedway today. The new tractor complements the Model 4700 truck Western Star launched last year as a ...

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JM Wood truck and equipment auction

Katie Wood - Apr 20, 2011

JM Wood Auction Company is hosting a gigantic one-day auction Thursday, April 21, 2011. The auction is in Columbia, South Carolina, and begins at 8 a.m. CST. Online bidding is also available. Auction includes trucks, construction and forestry. Click here for more ...

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