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How one city used technology and training to cut its salt budget

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 06, 2014

How one city used technology and training to cut its salt budget

West Des Moines, Iowa, has implemented new technology and boosted its training efforts throughout the past few years to radically reduce the amount of deicer materials required to achieve desired and expected levels of service through use of advanced spreader ...

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Terex AWP offers Genie Lift Pro online operating training program in Spanish

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 22, 2013

Terex AWP offers Genie Lift Pro online operating training program in Spanish

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) has launched a Spanish version of its Genie Lift Pro aerial work platform training program. The web-based program, originally launched in English at the American Rental Association (ARA) tradeshow in February, is now available to professionals ...

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Case, Washburn Tech team up for training program

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 05, 2013

Case, Washburn Tech team up for training program

Case Construction Equipment and Case dealer The Victor L. Phillips Company (VLP) are sponsoring a new construction equipment/diesel technology training program launched by Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech). The full-time, one-year construction equipment/diesel technology training program aims to train qualified ...

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FMCSA awards nearly $1 million in grants to train veterans for transportation careers

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 08, 2013

FMCSA awards nearly $1 million in grants to train veterans for transportation careers

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) last week announced that nearly $1 million in new grants will be used to help train veterans and military families for jobs in the transportation industry. FMCSA awarded the grants ...

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Minnesota program trains women for construction projects

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 25, 2013

Minnesota program trains women for construction projects

A program at Summit Academy OIC is training women to work construction projects like the St. Croix Crossing bridge and the Central Corridor Light Rail, according to a report from KAAL-TV. Women Wear Hard Hats Too (WWHH2), a 20-week program dedicated ...

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Eaton, Roadranger Component Supplier of the Year

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 15, 2010

Industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp. and the Roadranger organization have been named Component Supplier of the Year by North Barrington, Ill.-based Idealease Corp. of North America. During the past 10 years Eaton has received similar recognition from Idealease on seven occasions. Speaking ...

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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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NRMCA adds night pour training to safety series

- Jun 15, 2010

As part of its "Summer of Safety" initiatives for national safety month in June, The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) launched a new safety series targeting night pour safety. Safety Series #18: Night Pour Safety for the Ready Mixed Concrete ...

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Better Bridges: Bridge Inventory 2009 State of Bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 01, 2009

Better Bridges:  Bridge Inventory 2009  State of Bridges

The Better Roads Bridge Inventory is an exclusive, award-winning annual survey that has been conducted since 1979. Bridge engineers from every state and Washington, D.C., are set a survey with both qualitative and quantitative questions. The Federal Highway Administration, in ...

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