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Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Brian Ethridge - Nov 21, 2014

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs the most road construction equipment. At 68 buyers during the third quarter of 2014, Texas construction companies financed the most ...

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Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Brian Ethridge - Sep 05, 2014

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United States are down 23 percent since 2005. The bad news: road fatalities still happen far too often. Michael Sivak, research professor ...

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Equipment and signs stolen from construction site in S.C.

Brian Ethridge - Sep 05, 2014

Equipment and signs stolen from construction site in S.C.

Police are searching for the thief, or thieves, who stole construction equipment and signs from the side of Interstate 585 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Transportation says five batteries for large directional signs used to direct traffic in ...

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South Carolina DOT could start selling roads to local agencies

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 22, 2014

South Carolina DOT could start selling roads to local agencies

South Carolina could start selling state roads to local governments -- giving control of more than 20,000 miles of roads roads to local agencies -- as soon as next year. Related: TxDOT makes significant changes to road maintenance transfer plan The state House’s ...

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10 States with the Worst Drivers

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 19, 2013

10 States with the Worst Drivers

When I’m driving, if someone cuts me off, I’ll momentarily think, “These are some of the worst drivers!” Now, that’s a bit melodramatic. But for drivers in 10 states, that statement isn’t too far from the truth. CarInsuranceComparison.com released a report on ...

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Creepy plates

John Latta - Jun 26, 2013

Creepy plates

Drones. NSA phone spying. License tags. This has to be a story that will set fire to some heated conversations. South Carolina is considering switching from metal license plates to e-tags. So the plate (actually electronic paper) could suddenly read STOLEN if ...

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Contributed Story: Holland Surveyors founder launches road slope measurement tool with Fowler Wyler Inclinometer

Contributed - May 24, 2013

Contributed Story: Holland Surveyors founder launches road slope measurement tool with Fowler Wyler Inclinometer

Fowler Wyler Clinotronic Plus enables land survey company’s Accu-Slope product to improve measurement accuracy and speed The Challenge About eight years ago, Holland Surveyors served as a road survey subcontractor to paving companies with the South Carolina State Department of Transportation’s (DOT) ...

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APWA Snow Conference: From Impacts to Education

Contributed - Apr 08, 2013

APWA Snow Conference: From Impacts to Education

A multi-million-dollar road project produces the tools for a traveling teaching system in South Carolina. Educators believe that show-and-tell is a good way to educate children. Many elementary and middle school students are experiencing both show and tell in their study ...

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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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Terex names new district manager for Great Lakes

- Jun 18, 2010

Terex Roadbuilding named Agustin "Gus" Luis, Jr., as the company's new district manager in the Great Lakes region. Luis will be responsible for sales, training and dealer development in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Michigan. With the addition of Luis, Terex divided ...

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Ohio couple wins Yokohama tire giveaway

- Jun 18, 2010

Ohio couple wins Yokohama tire giveaway

An Ohio couple took home ten Yokohama Zenvironment tires worth $5,000 after entering Yokohama'scommercial truck tire giveaway at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March in Louisville, Kentucky. Vicky Britton swiped her card at the contest's display, and she and her husband Bill ...

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CSC develops new safety training

- Jun 18, 2010

The Construction Safety Council developed a new train-the-trainer Health Hazards Awareness Program for the construction industry. Using federal funding from the Susan Harwood Training Grant, the CSC delivers a curriculum covering chemical, physical and biological hazards on the job site. The ...

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