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Along These Lines
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Stay Safe from Lightning Strikes on the Jobsite
The last week of June is Lightening Safety Awareness Week. Here's how to stay safe from lightning strikes and protect yourself and your co-workers every day of the year.
June 28, 2017
Can Congestion Pricing Help Fund Infrastructure?
August 26, 2019
Working Safely in the Heat
July 17, 2019
Which Asphalt Boot Should You Buy?
June 25, 2019
Safety Adoption Requires Mental Engagement
May 28, 2019
Celebrate Construction Mentors During Teacher Appreciation Week
May 7, 2019
Questions to Ask a Construction Lawyer Before Hiring
Before you hire a construction lawyer ask these 10 questions to make sure they have the experience and are the best fit for your needs.
February 12, 2020
How to Choose the Right Incentive Program for Your Construction Company
Your bonus and incentive compensation program can be the key to improving your bottom line or can be a drain on cash flow and employee morale
December 19, 2018
Reduce Unplanned Downtime by 28%
Preventative maintenance tools from Samsara can help you collect data directly from each machine. Detect issues and reduce unplanned downtime.
June 20, 2020
Paving the Path to Our Future Construction Workforce
Aging infrastructure and an aging workforce can present prime opportunities for job growth in the asphalt industry, if we get past traditional stigmas
April 17, 2019
America: Where a 12-Year Old Fills Potholes with Dirt for His Neighbors
The Michigan boy uses a shovel and dirt from his backyard to even out the road. This is a low point for the lack of infrastructure funding in our country.
April 2, 2019
4 Ways to Help Prevent Employee Turnover This Season
Finding good employees is tough. Once you have them on board, make sure you keep them happy with these tips.
March 28, 2019
Multiple States Eyeing Gas Tax Increase as Construction Season Looms
Ohio, Minnesota & Alabama among states looking to make their own money for crumbling roadways
February 25, 2019
Trump Says Fixing Infrastructure a Necessity, Still No Clear Path to Funding a Plan
In his first State of the Union in front of a divided Congress, Trump briefly addressed infrastructure as a necessity, not an option, but laid out no clear path to a plan
February 6, 2019
Dear Waze, Please Stop Portraying Construction Workers as Cartoon Characters
September 14, 2018
Ensure Extra Safety Measures With Intelligent Dash Cams for Fleets
Samsara AI Dash Cams analyze the road and driver behavior in real-time, improving drive safety and reducing fleet costs.
June 20, 2020
Women of Asphalt Council Seeks to Attract Women to Lucrative Careers
Women of Asphalt council made their debut at World of Asphalt 2018, ready to take on industry stereotypes
March 13, 2018
How Construction Workers Remain Physically Fit
A new study finds that construction workers actually have a ‘physical wisdom’ that allows them to work effectively, even in their old age
January 9, 2018
Trump Should Focus on Infrastructure for a Needed "Win"
With his approval rating at a near record low, infrastructure is an important bipartisan deal waiting to be made that could possibly turn things around for the president.
September 20, 2017
Gas Tax Gets Results
Paying more at the pump is paying off for the eight states that have raised the gas tax in 2017
August 15, 2017
Asphalt Contractor Presents Top 30 Award to Cat Paving Products
The staff of Asphalt Contractor Magazine visited Cat Paving products to present their Top 30 Editor's Choice Award for the Caterpillar PM620 & PM622 Cold Planers during an all employee meeting at Cat's facility in Maple Grove, MN
July 26, 2017
Industry Expert Offers Three Key Principles for Trump's Infrastructure Plan
Edward Mortimer, Executive Director, Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM), says any infrastructure package that's created should include these three key principles.
July 19, 2017
Protect Against Tick Bites on Construction Sites
An increase in the number of reported cases of Lyme disease and a heightened awareness regarding possible long-term health effects resulting from an untreated infection has us ready to help protect outdoor construction workers from these pests.
June 26, 2017
Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness
Predictions for the summer of 2017 show most of the United States has elevated chances for warmer-than-average temperatures. We want to help you protect your workers from these extreme heat event days.
June 5, 2017
10 Ways You Can Help Impact the Federal Highway Market
Even with a Highway Trust Fund in place, the revenue crisis will return. Here’s how asphalt contractors can help
October 6, 2016
How to Educate a City About Road Work
The city that never sleeps turns to social media to deliver the right message about construction
September 23, 2013
The Importance of Team & Motivating the Younger Generation
Efforts to build and strengthen the best team will only make your business better
March 7, 2013
Execute Jobs On-Time and On-Budget
Improve your bottom line with insights driven by real-time visibility on one platform. Samsara is a complete fleet management solution.
June 20, 2020
Tips for Staying Cool in the Summer Heat
The CDC offers some tips and a downloadable toolkit to help prevent heat-related deaths and illnesses.
June 21, 2012
When "Buying American" Doesn't Make Sense
In a time of scarce funding, is this what the focus should be?
May 21, 2012
"Take politics out of transportation!"
Ray LaHood urges everyone to make their voice heard during the highway bill debate
February 28, 2012
Occupational Health Risks in Road Paving
The International Agency for Research on Cancer says your exposure to carcinogens during asphalt paving is the same as cell phones and coffee.
February 8, 2012