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How one Iowa engineer maintains a county with mostly gravel roads

Better Roads Staff - Jul 02, 2014

How one Iowa engineer maintains a county with mostly gravel roads

Located in the heart of the Mississippi River Valley; Clayton County, Iowa, is a far cry from the expansive flatlands associated with the rest of the state. Bordering Wisconsin, the county is exemplified by its abundance of streams and rivers, ...

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Expo Engineering

Better Roads Staff - Jan 08, 2014

Expo Engineering

Here’s a sneak peek at the technologies behind exceptional equipment for roadbuilding at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014   Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   Hundreds of products new to ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 will be on display at that triennial exposition this year, but some of them will be distinguished ...

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John Deere updates motor graders with Tier 4 Final technology

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 31, 2013

John Deere updates motor graders with Tier 4 Final technology

John Deere has updated its G-Series motor graders with a John Deere PowerTech EPA Tier 4 Final engine. The updated G-Series includes 12 models -- 670G/GP, 672G/GP, 770G/GP, 772G/GP, 870G/GP, 872G/GP -- with net horsepower ranging from 220 to 287 and ...

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Sany motor graders to enter North American market in 2014

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 30, 2013

Sany motor graders to enter North American market in 2014

Sany’s Road Machinery division will enter the North American market next year with three models of its motor graders, Sany Road Machinery chairman Xie Zhixia recently revealed in an interview with KHL. The Chinese equipment manufacturer’s Road Machinery group already sells ...

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A Base Stacked for Strength

Better Roads Staff - Apr 03, 2013

A Base Stacked for Strength

If it’s a super-stout pavement base model you’re looking for, look no further than the Des Moines (Ia.) International Airport. Last summer, Manatts Inc. built a subgrade, base and taxiway there that would prevail against the fury of the Devil ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Here’s to the Blademen, and Whoever Comes Next Launching a new generation of motor graders a few years ago, Caterpillar had a dozen or so magazine editors manually operate the machines in a demonstration area . . . and in less ...

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LiuGong acquires HSW, Dressta

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 10, 2012

LiuGong Machinery Corp., a global construction equipment manufacturer based in Liuzhou, China, has finalized its agreement to acquire HSW (Huta Stalowa Wola) and its distribution subsidiary, Dressta Co. Ltd., company executives announced. The agreement was signed by both companies’ executives ...

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Case Power and Equipment adds 3 Southern California branches

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 17, 2011

Case Power and Equipment has added three branches in Southern California. All three locations had been owned by D3 Equipment and the D3 staff will continue to manage the locations and support customers in the areas. The new branches are located ...

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Case Power and Equipment adds three branches in Southern California

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 27, 2011

Case Power and Equipment has added three branches in Southern California. All three locations had been owned by D3 Equipment and the D3 staff will continue to manage the locations and support customers in the areas. “It’s really just our name ...

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Bid List

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2011

Bid List

MOTOR GRADERS 115-169 horsepower LEEBOY 785 • 130 net horsepower • 25,300 pounds operating weight • 12 feet moldboard length • 21/14 mph max forward/ reverse speed CATERPILLAR 120M • 138-173 net horsepower • 31,069 pounds operating weight • 12 feet moldboard length • 27.7/23.5 mph max forward/reverse speed CASE 845DHP • 140-160 net horsepower • 29,777 ...

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Mike Anderson's American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Apr 01, 2011

Mike Anderson's American Iron

One Size Doesn’t Fit All When Better Roads editor emeritus Kirk Landers led a group of us Randall-Reilly construction editors on last month’s deep dive into the trends of the equipment industry, it was a not-so-gentle reminder to me that growth, ...

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Mike Anderson's American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Sep 01, 2010

Mike Anderson's American Iron

Used gear on the (global) move By Mike Anderson My Thursdays have gotten a little longer . . . and that’s a great thing! Being IronPlanet’s regular auction day for primarily U.S.-sourced used construction equipment, Thursday had already evolved into a close-the-door, eat-a-sandwich-at-the-desk ...

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