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Construction News Tracker Video: Construction Spending Shows Growth

Construction News Tracker Video: Construction Spending Shows Growth

An increase in residential construction is helping construction spending inch forward plus more construction industry news in the July 10 edition of Construction News Tracker

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App of the Week: TrimFleet Mobile

App of the Week: TrimFleet Mobile

The app uses a combination of automated geo-based statuses for arrive and depart site and driver-initiated statuses for load and unload events

ARTBA Accepting Applications for 2014 Contractor Safety Awards

July 21, 2014

The annual competition recognizes industry firms that implement outstanding employee health and safety programs. The awards were developed to promote worker safety and health as core values of the transportation design and construction industry.

775 Auger Spreader

775 Auger Spreader

The new Model 775 dual-motor electric auger spreader from Hiniker Company allows users to tailor material ice control application rates with more accuracy.

Wall Ninja

Wall Ninja

Wall Ninja addresses three problems: 1. Water infiltration on walls and floors 2. Heat loss out of top part of concrete walls 3. Call backs Water : Wall Ninja incorporates exterior waterproofing and  interior Dow  board and Ninja...

Kohler 30REOZK4 and 40REOZK4 Diesel Generators

Kohler's 30REOZK4 and 40REOZK4 diesel generators feature a brushless, rotating-field alternator with wound field excitation system and PowerBoost design that delivers improved voltage response and short-circuit capability.

P3 Projects Honored for Contributions to Innovative Transportation Financing

July 21, 2014
McLaughlin Hires Regional Sales Manager for Newly Created Territory

McLaughlin Hires Regional Sales Manager for Newly Created Territory

July 21, 2014

Industry veteran Cody Mecham has been hired as regional sales manager responsible for meeting the needs of customers in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and the Greater Chicago area.

Skyjack Introduces Motor Controller for DC Scissor Platform Line

Skyjack Introduces Motor Controller for DC Scissor Platform Line

July 21, 2014

Applying motor controller technology to the company’s range of DC scissors gives the equipment closer control, better efficiency, longer working time between recharges and quieter operation.

Peterbilt 75th Anniversay Celebration to be Held in California

Peterbilt 75th Anniversay Celebration to be Held in California

July 21, 2014

The event is anticipated to feature up to 400 show trucks, a reunion luncheon of current and former employees, supplier and vendor exhibits, music, guest speakers, and a charity raffle.

Further Delays Likely to Affect Panama Canal Expansion Project

July 21, 2014
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Transportation Advocacy Workshop Highlights How to Make Transportation Investment a Top Priority

July 21, 2014

Building broad coalitions, developing strong partnerships with the governor, state legislators and public agency officials, and creating an integrated communications plan that delivers consistent messages to the public about the value and benefits of...

Explore Powertrain Options

Explore Powertrain Options

Make no mistake, diesel will remain the dominant power choice for medium-duty vocational trucks for the foreseeable future. Diesel engines offer many advantages for working on constructions sites, such as high torque rise at low engine speeds and fuel...

Bidding for Equipment-intensive Contractors

Guest columnist Ken Hedlund shares strategies to account for construction equipment costs in your bids.

Telehandlers Reach Above and Beyond

Telehandlers Reach Above and Beyond

Keep It Cool in the Dog Days of Summer

Working outside in challenging conditions is par for the course in the construction industry. But it doesn’t have to be life threatening.

Manitowoc & Grove Cranes Help Revamp NY Highway

Manitowoc & Grove Cranes Help Revamp NY Highway

Construction Employment Remains Below Peak Levels in Every Location Except North Dakota

From Associated General Contractors of America
July 18, 2014
The Top 10 Offenders That Can Limit Truck Tire Life

The Top 10 Offenders That Can Limit Truck Tire Life

Makita Expands 18V Lithium-Ion Line-up

Makita Expands 18V Lithium-Ion Line-up

From Makita USA, Inc.
July 18, 2014
Volvo Sees 25% Improvement in North American Sales

Volvo Sees 25% Improvement in North American Sales

From Volvo Construction Equipment
July 18, 2014

Specs & Towing: 2015 Ford F Series Super Duty Pickups

From Ford Motor Company
Test Drive: 2015 Ford Pickups Flex Super Duty Towing Muscle

Test Drive: 2015 Ford Pickups Flex Super Duty Towing Muscle

CFMA CONFINDEX Remains Nearly Unchanged during Q2 2014

CFMA CONFINDEX Remains Nearly Unchanged during Q2 2014

July 17, 2014