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Genie Lift Pro Supervisor Training
News March 22, 2019
Genie Lift Pro training now includes supervisor training course that meets ANSI requirements March 18, 2019—The new ANSI A92.22 standards for safe use and ANSI A92.24 standards for training carry with them some major changes and substantial additional requirements for training, with new...
Volvo CE excavator
News March 15, 2019
Volvo CE machines win EquipmentWatch’s Highest Retained Value and Lowest Cost of Ownership awards March 7, 2019—The leading data researcher for the construction equipment industry EquipmentWatch has selected two Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) machines for its 2019 Lowest Cost of Ownership...
transportation funding; road and bridge construction
News March 08, 2019
Legislators in 37 states have introduced 185 bills aimed at boosting transportation investment in the first two months of 2019, a new analysis from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC) finds.   This number is higher...
HCSS Construction Intern of the Year
News March 08, 2019
Kent Beecham named 2018 Construction Intern of the Year March 4, 2019—Construction software developer HCSS celebrated the close of its annual Construction Intern Awards program by presenting Kent Beecham a $10,000 Intern of the Year scholarship check at HCSS’s Users Group Meeting. The fourth-annual...
Komatsu forestry machine manufacturer
News March 01, 2019
Komatsu announces purchase of forestry machine manufacturer TimberPro Feb. 19, 2019—Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TimberPro Inc. The acquisition is expected to close on April 1, 2019,...
Milliken Infrastructure new website
News February 22, 2019
Milliken Infrastructure solutions improves user experience with new website ​ Feb. 13, 2019—Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC (MIS) has announced the official launch of a brand new website with the intent to improve each user’s experience as he or she navigates to find resources and information...
Congress transportation policy
News February 18, 2019
Four key transportation leaders in Congress will hold an upcoming discussion regarding recent developments for infrastructure legislation at a policy conference hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).   House Transportation Chairman Peter DeFazio (...
ARTBA TDF
News February 15, 2019
ARTBA Foundation seeks nominations for annual industry leader development program Feb. 6, 2019—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is accepting nominations for its 2019 Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP), a first-of-...
Volvo distribution Canada
News February 08, 2019
Volvo CE opens parts distribution center in Canada Jan. 25, 2019—Volvo Construction Equipment has opened a new parts distribution center in Toronto, Canada, to better serve its customers in the country. The new facility is part of the company’s strategy to ensure the highest uptime in the industry...
NTEA Work Truck show

Image: NTEA

News January 25, 2019
New work trucks and equipment rolling out at The Work Truck Show 2019 Jan. 16, 2019—More than 100 companies have already announced plans to introduce new work trucks and equipment at Work Truck Week 2019. The Work Truck Show, North America’s largest work truck event, runs March 5–8 at Indiana...
PTI press conference World of Concrete
News January 23, 2019
The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) announced this week during a World of Concrete press conference in Las Vegas its current and future initiatives to help augment durability of post-tensioned concrete bridges and other structures.    In response to feedback from the industry, PTI is currently...
Jim Mack

New ACPA Chairman Jim Mack. Image: ACPA

News January 22, 2019
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) anticipates a significant increase in square yards of concrete pavements used for highway applications in calendar year 2019.   At a press conference held at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, the association also announced that James W. “Jim” Mack, ...
BOMAG, Komatsu
News January 18, 2019
BOMAG & Komatsu America distribution pact paves the way to new roadbuilding and construction market opportunities Jan. 3, 2019—BOMAG Americas Inc. and Komatsu America Corp. are pleased to announce that Komatsu’s six company-owned dealerships (Edward Ehrbar, Komatsu Equipment Company, Komatsu...
BOMAG paving training
News January 04, 2019
BOMAG announces new paving training program to help operators and companies get the most from their equipment Dec. 17, 2018—BOMAG understands the need for continual training on paving and compaction equipment and now offers two new courses that focus on equipment operator training at their South...
Industry and business news
News December 21, 2018
    Kubota names new president & CEO for Kubota Tractor Corp. and Kubota North America  Dec. 11, 2018—Kubota Tractor Corp. announced the appointment of Mr. Haruyuki (Harry) Yoshida as the new President and CEO of Kubota Tractor Corp. (KTC) and Kubota North America, based in Grapevine, Texas,...
Industry and business news
News December 14, 2018
    ACPA names recipients of 2018 Excellence in Concrete Pavements awards Dec. 5, 2018—The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has named recipients of its 29th Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavements awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the U.S. and Canada....
Industry and business news
News December 07, 2018
    John Deere dealer provides backhoes to aid hurricane recovery Nov. 20, 2018—Following the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Beard Equipment and John Deere donated the use of a John Deere backhoe to four local counties and municipalities in the Florida Panhandle. The cities of Lynn Haven,...
Industry and business news
News November 21, 2018
    BKT announces construction of new production site in U.S. Nov. 8, 2018—Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), one of the leading off-highway tire manufacturers headquartered in India, recently announced a $100 million construction project for a new production site to serve not only the U.S....
Industry and business news
News November 16, 2018
    Allen Engineering promotes Don Gordon to vice president of operations Oct. 30, 2018—Allen Engineering Corp. recently announced that Don Gordon has been promoted to vice president of operations. Gordon has 20+ years of experience in operations, engineering, quality and supply chain management,...
Industry and business news
News November 09, 2018
    Coretex and Marcotte Systems strike technology partnership October 30, 2018—Coretex, a leader in compliance and fleet management solutions, today announced a technology partnership with Marcotte Systems, a premier developer of process control and automation systems for the construction industry...
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