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John Deere 750K Dozer

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

John Deere 750K Dozer

The new 750K crawler dozer features a John Deere PowerTech™ 6.8-L IT4 diesel engine that provides 155-165 hp at 1,800 rpm. A hydrostatic transmission gives customers infinite speed control, power management, live power turns, counter rotation while staying in gear, ...

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Section 103(k) Shutdowns

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Section 103(k) Shutdowns

MSHA’s expansive use of Section 103(k) orders is a derogation of the purpose and intent of an enforcement tool In the last year, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has shut down several mines and imposed significant operating costs on ...

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The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

In 2010, the market appeared to bottom out with production continuing its downward trend and average unit values down for the first time since 1998. U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2010 was 2.14 billion short tons valued at $17 billion, ...

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AGG1: Something Old, Something New

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

A hard-hit construction industry makes it tough to grow a show, but the 3-year-old AGG1 is creating a place for education and the latest innovations.   Now in its third year, the AGG1 trade show may be in a holding pattern in ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Feb 18, 2012

RoadWorks

Inside the highway and bridge industries   By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Hey Washington! You’re out of touch and we don’t trust you. Most Americans think their transportation system is in bad shape. But they prefer tolls to an increased gas ...

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Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

More Top Rollouts Coming Up! New year = new equipment innovations to come. That’s an equation sure to add up to more productive jobsites for road construction agencies and contractors. With World of Concrete this month and World of Asphalt in ...

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New Road Products

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

New Road Products

Top New Products from the Big Trade Shows   When asphalt paving industry players, including 6,000-plus registered attendees, gathered Feb. 15-18 in Cincinnati for the record-setting World of Asphalt 2010 Show & Conference, they were met by equipment manufacturers ready to show ...

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Lattatudes: Down payments

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

Lattatudes: Down payments

One of the many fears that come with a global recession as heavy as this one is that as industry falls back into a hunkered-down defensive mode there could be some severe collateral damage. It’s possible that in jettisoning everything ...

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SHOWPreviews

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

SHOWPreviews

World of Asphalt: Cincinnati Bound A DETAILED LOOK AT THE WORLD OF ASPHALT CONFERENCE SESSIONS: APA Conference: Feb. 15-16 The APA Asphalt Pavement Conference covers 18 sessions in a day and a half to help contractors, suppliers and agencies maximize their effectiveness in ...

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World of Asphalt and AGG1 interactive Websites help attendees pre-plan show visit

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 05, 2010

Industry professionals can go online to access all the information they need to register for and participate in the upcoming AGG1 Aggregates Forum & Expo and World of Asphalt Show and Conference. The show Websites feature an interactive "My Show ...

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