$163 billion needed by 2021 to improve deteriorating infrastructure including 64,000 structurally deficient bridges and $87 billion for needed highway repairs; plus more industry news on the December 22, 2014 edition of Construction News Tracker
Moving GPS receivers from blade masts to the cab brings the productivity of automated graded control with improved accuracy, reliability and safety
Rick Thompson of RJL Thompson Trucking talks about what's important when spec'ing his trucks and how his relationship with his dealer is important for his business.
Box makes it easy to store, manage and work with all your files and documents wherever you are - on the web, from your desktop and on your mobile devices
MiniveyorUSA moved 1,500 tons of sand 150 ft. to a beach front to repair erosion issues.
Komatsu says its PC210LCi-10 intelligent excavator has shown a reduction of 63% in construction time compared to conventional operations
The JCB 325T ForestMaster features a single boom design, EH controls, Tier 4 Final JCB engine and more for use in the forestry industry
Print Hammermill mobile printing app gives mobile workers the opportunity to print to over 3,500 printers from almost any smartphone or tablet
This video (1 min) shows how Powermoon LED Balloon Lights work
The US labor market added 321,000 jobs in November - the most over a one-year period since 1999 - with 20,000 new jobs in the construction industry; plus more industry news on the December 11, 2014 edition of Construction News Tracker
Borum has introduced LineMaster feature to provide you with a visual overview of your road marking jobs through Google Earth.
Mike Musto, CEO of US Pavement Services, speaks to how the use of the 1-800-Pavement network can help you market your paving and pavement maintenance business.
Close to 100 Volvo machines helped build one of the longest roads in the Middle East through one of the harshest, extreme climates in the world, overcoming logistical challenges and achieving demanding service requirements.
Behind-the-scenes video is a close-up look at the Cat equipment, the talented machine operators and sand sculptors, and the meticulous process that built the world's tallest sandcastle
The practice of over-greasing bearings not only is a waste of grease, but it can also drastically shorten bearing life
Cat equipment and operators hit the beach in Rio de Janeiro in attempt to build a world-record sandcastle
Komatsu's PC210LC-10i intelligent excavator features an exclusive control function to go beyond simple guidance to semi-automatically limit over-excavation and trace a target surface
Top Cat demonstration operators joined a talented team of sand sculptors on the beach in Rio de Janiero to test the finesse of six Cat machines and vie for a world record
Learn about placing the blade pitch into a neutral position on track-type tractors that have Caterpillar grade control.
Noria expert Wes Cash explains what can happen when too much viscosity is added as well as the dangers of applying too much grease and oil
Noria’s Bennett Fitch explains that while grease may darken due to harsh operating or environmental conditions, grease manufacturers use color simply to identify the type of grease and to make it more appealing
Noria’s Mike Brown explains how to avoid over greasing by properly calculating the volume of your bearings as well as the average quantity for each pump of your grease gun
In this video, Noria expert Jeremy Wright reveals three quick and easy tips that you can use to improve fluid cleanliness
In this video, Noria’s Alex Meza reveals some of the most common KPIs in industry and how they can be used to monitor the effectiveness of lubrication
In this video, Noria’s Jeremy Wright describes three useful tests that you can perform in the field to evaluate the health of your lubricant
Noria expert Jim Fitch explains the two main types of additive depletion and why it is important for additives to deplete in order to save the oil, the machine or both