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ProPickup Truck Expo to join Construction Symposium in Dallas

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 16, 2013

ProPickup Truck Expo to join Construction Symposium in Dallas

In the days following our Construction Symposium, our sister site, ProPickup, will host its second annual ProPickup Truck Expo at the Dallas Convention Center. The tradeshow, which will take place August 22-24, will focus on full-sized pickup trucks and accessories. The show ...

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Texas Senate, House propose differing transportation funding plans

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 12, 2013

Texas Senate, House propose differing transportation funding plans

The Texas Senate and House have radically different ideas about how to raise funds for highway spending, the Austin American-Statesman reported. The Texas Senate on Thursday passed Senate Joint Resolution 1 (SJR1), which proposes earmarking a portion of the severance taxes ...

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Texas transportation funding proposal heads to second special session

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 09, 2013

Texas transportation funding proposal heads to second special session

Texas lawmakers are getting a third chance to vote on state transportation funding with a special session that began Monday, according to Dallas Business Journal. Texas Governor Rick Perry called for the special session after confusion over whether votes had been ...

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Chevy kicks off 2014 Silverado “Strong” campaign July 4 (VIDEO)

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 03, 2013

Chevy kicks off 2014 Silverado “Strong” campaign July 4 (VIDEO)

Chevrolet’s marketing for its 2014 Silverado kicks off this month with its latest campaign, featuring an original song called Strong, written and performed by country recording artist Will Hoge. Chevrolet says the ad, which is set to air July 4 in ...

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Contributed Story: Fort Worth’s gateway bridge project

Contributed - May 27, 2013

Contributed Story: Fort Worth’s gateway bridge project

City of Fort Worth, Texas DOT, Sundt Construction collaboratively redesign West 7th Street Bridge The West 7th Street Bridge in Fort Worth, Texas, is handling its heaviest loads ever as a dozen 300-ton arches are moved into place as part of ...

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Join us at the 2013 Construction Symposium

Amanda Bayhi - May 27, 2013

Join us at the 2013 Construction Symposium

Better Roads, along with Equipment World and Aggregates Manager, will produce the 2013 Construction Symposium at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas, August 20-22. This event offers educational and networking opportunities, as well as a chance to visit Ranger's Ballpark. Registration is ...

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Perrymandering a Rainy Day Fund

John Latta - Apr 15, 2013

Perrymandering a Rainy Day Fund

Change the boundaries of an electoral district and you get the person you want heading into office. Ah, the power of Gerrymandering. Change the rules for cashing in a Rainy Day Fund and suddenly you have found money for favorite/pet/essential ...

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Kobelco USA opens North American headquarters in Houston

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 11, 2013

Kobelco USA opens North American headquarters in Houston

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA has opened its new North American headquarters in Houston, Texas. This comes on the heels of the termination of a 10-year agreement with CNH in December. The company will begin directly marketing Kobelco excavators in the United ...

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SFC Bridge Systems completes $658,000 bridge in Texas

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 10, 2013

SFC Bridge Systems completes $658,000 bridge in Texas

SFC Bridge Systems has completed construction of a $658,000 two-lane vehicular bridge along Bay West Boulevard in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. SFC Bridge Systems, a division of Fort Worth-based general contractor Speed Fab-Crete, designed, manufactured and assisted in the installation of the three-sided ...

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Let’s Mess with Taxes

John Latta - Apr 09, 2013

Let’s Mess with Taxes

 Something had to give. People want better roads and less congestion. So politicians promise to deliver. But people don’t want to pay more for their better roads. So politicians promise to deliver them at no extra cost. Result: stalemate, with deteriorating ...

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Bigge adds Grove RT9130E and RT9150E rough terrain cranes to fleet

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 09, 2013

Bigge adds Grove RT9130E and RT9150E rough terrain cranes to fleet

Bigge Crane and Rigging has added two new Grove rough terrain crane models to its Houston operation’s fleet: the RT9130E and the RT9150E. The addition of the two models brings the company's Houston, Texas, fleet to a total of six machines, ...

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Driving Texas. Cautiously

John Latta - Oct 03, 2012

OK so this example is from Texas and won't match your situation at all. But the inner working of the  transportation system in your state may not be so different. So when TRIP reports that deficient roads are costing Texas motorists ...

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