Equipment

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,...
NYSDOT bringing ITS to Hudson Valley
News November 30, 2018
New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas announced that construction is underway on two projects in the Hudson Valley. The first project will install intelligent transportation system (ITS) equipment on roadways in the Hudson Valley, while the second...
I-77 Broadway Avenue bridge crawler crane
Case Studies November 28, 2018
Shutting down a main artery into a major metropolitan area is never a decision that is taken lightly. That is what was required this summer for reconstruction of the Broadway Avenue bridge over I-77 near downtown Cleveland. Kokosing Construction was the general contractor, working for the Ohio...
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...
ALL Crane Orlando I-4 project
Case Studies November 06, 2018
The metamorphosis of car travel in, around and through Orlando, Fla., continues with the expansive I-4 corridor project. This 21-mile, $2.3 billion project is completely changing the way traffic is routed and managed through one of the largest metroplex areas in the world. The ultimate goal is less...
Industry and business news
News November 02, 2018
    Komatsu America teams up with the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2018-2019 season Oct. 23, 2018—Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, recently announced plans to partner with the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2018-2019 season. The Komatsu logo will appear prominently...
Industry and business news
News October 26, 2018
    Illinois Tollway deputy chief of program implementation named Government Civil Engineer of the Year Oct. 11, 2018—Illinois Tollway Deputy Chief of Program Implementation Clarita Lao was selected for the 2018 Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award by the Illinois Section of the American...
Business and industry news
News October 17, 2018
    Southern Company selects Skyward for drone program expansions Oct. 3, 2018—Southern Company, a leading producer of clean and affordable energy, announced that it will be expanding its drone program through a partnership with Skyward, a Verizon company advancing drone fleet management solutions...
Business news
News October 12, 2018
    Illinois Tollway awards more than $26 million in contracts for construction and professional engineering services Sept. 27, 2018—The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved two construction contracts and three professional engineering service contracts totaling $26.3 million at its...
Business news
News October 05, 2018
    Kenworth T880S Mixer with McNeilus Bridgemaster Package provides major donation to RMC Research & Education Foundation Sept. 24, 2018—A Kenworth T880S bridge formula mixer chassis, recently sold during online bidding, will provide a major contribution to the RMC Research & Education...
Business news
News September 28, 2018
  Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announces winners of annual Big Beam competition September 12, 2018—The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced that Saint Martin’s University (Lacey, Wash.) won the organization’s Engineering Student Design Competition, also known as...
Business news
News September 21, 2018
  John Deere and Wacker Neuson enter into strategic supplier agreement for compact excavators September 10, 2018—As demand for John Deere construction equipment increases around the globe, the Moline, Ill. based manufacturer is entering into a strategic supplier agreement with Wacker Neuson to...
Business news
News September 14, 2018
  Fleet Advantage COO & CTO James Griffin selected as finalist for the South Florida Business Journal’s 2018 Technology Awards September 5, 2018—Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management announced today its COO...
41st Street Pedestrian Bridge in Chicago
Case Studies September 12, 2018
This summer, a curving blue metal structure under construction along Chicago’s lake shore captured the attention of residents and local media because of its resemblance to a roller coaster. Had some enterprising amusement company chosen to build a thrill ride along Lake Michigan? Turns out that the...
Business news
News September 07, 2018
Testing begins at world's first 'emission-free' quarry Aug. 29, 2018 —Swedish companies Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and Skanska are turning the quarrying industry upside down in a groundbreaking study to create the world’s first ‘emission-free’ quarry. Drawing on the electromobility...
Business news
News August 31, 2018
I Build America launches first annual Construction Appreciation Week August 24, 2018—To foster a positive dialogue about America’s construction workers, I Build America, which is the only organization solely dedicated to promoting the value of the construction industry, announces the first annual...
NCAT RAP mix evaluation

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News August 30, 2018
Cargill is partnering with the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) in Opelika, Ala., and the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) MnROAD program in Albertville, Minn., to determine how to best implement performance-engineered mix design procedures, especially in mixes...
Business news
News August 24, 2018
ARA rental revenue forecast gains strength Aug. 13, 2018—The American Rental Association (ARA), for the second quarter in a row, is projecting larger increases in revenue almost across the board for the equipment and event rental industry than it did in the previous five-year forecast released in...
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