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Alternative fuel-powered Dodge Ram touted as cost-effective transportation industry option

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 06, 2013

Alternative fuel-powered Dodge Ram touted as cost-effective transportation industry option

A Dodge Ram powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) is wrapped to promote the 2014 Land Investment Expo in West Des Moines, Iowa. Legendary oil-and-gas entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens, who is working to meet the transportation industry’s need for cost-effective alternative ...

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Ride and drive high-tech trucks at Calstart HTUF’s SE Regional Fleet Workshop

Amanda Bayhi - May 02, 2013

Ride and drive high-tech trucks at Calstart HTUF’s SE Regional Fleet Workshop

Calstart’s High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum (HTUF) is hosting its 2013 Southeast Regional Fleet Workshop in Birmingham, Alabama, on May 22. The workshop gives industry professionals and other interested attendees the chance to learn more about creating a clean, cost-effective fleet. Participants ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Jan 01, 2013

Road Science

Preserving the Unpaved Road   ‘Gravel,’ stone-surfaced and dirt road preservation helped by new techniques, guidelines, RAP   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     If you don’t drive them often, it’s easy to overlook unpaved roads. After all, they carry significantly less traffic than rigid or ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jun 09, 2012

Highway Contractor

Green as the Driven Snow Alternative fuels can power your winter operations fleet Can you fight the white with the green? As the push to make fleets greener continues to build up steam, alternative fuel power options are coming under increased scrutiny. Questions are ...

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Equipment World Contractor of the Year, 2012

Better Roads Staff - Jun 07, 2012

Equipment World Contractor of the Year, 2012

Steve Cosper got his love of construction as a teenager working summer jobs. But it was his keen appreciation for financial management and an aggressive use of digital technology that helped his company survive the recession. Dusting off bluetops for a ...

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Applications & Innovations

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 04, 2012

Applications & Innovations

Heavy Road Work Full depth reclamation saves aging roads struggling under heavy fracking loads By Tina Grady Barbaccia When energy companies began driving heavy truck traffic over rural Pennsylvania roads not built to withstand the weight, the state’s DOT charged a local contractor ...

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