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Telsmith breaks ground on parts distribution facility

Nov 13, 2012

On Nov. 13, leaders from Telsmith Inc., Astec Industries, and the city of Mequon, Wis., broke ground for construction of a 33,760-square-foot facility to handle worldwide parts distribution for Telsmith products. The new parts distribution center will be located adjacent to ...

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ARTBA: Innovation ‘driving force’ to reduce roadway construction zone accidents

Apr 26, 2012

Innovation should be the driving force behind creation of new strategies to help reduce the nearly 600 deaths and 40,000 injuries that occur annually in roadway construction zones. That’s the central message for National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) being ...

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ProPickup Truck Expo to feature ‘SmartSessions’

Apr 17, 2012

ProPickup Truck Expo to feature ‘SmartSessions’

The ProPickup Truck Expo, a new one-of-a-kind trade show that showcases pickups and accessories used in construction, trucking, landscaping, and other hard-working industries, will take place Aug. 22-24, 2012, as part of the Great American Trucking Show, held annually at ...

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Parsons hires Sam Elters as road, highway leader

Apr 13, 2012

Parsons hires Sam Elters as road, highway leader

Parsons has hired Sam Elters as regional transportation director in Arizona and Nevada. In this position, he will be responsible for all road and highway projects in this region, and he will serve as the lead for major pursuits, including public-private ...

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Major Wire selects new territory manager

Apr 13, 2012

Major Wire selects new territory manager

    Major Wire named Jerry Teague as its new territory manager for the south central United States and Puerto Rico. Teague will work directly with Major Wire authorized dealers and aggregate, mining, and recycle customers in Arkansas, southern Illinois, eastern Kansas, Louisiana, ...

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LiuGong, Cummins form strategic alliance

Apr 13, 2012

LiuGong Construction Machinery and Cummins have formed a strategic alliance that provides LiuGong dealers with the opportunity to become certified and authorized Cummins Service Providers. Cummins has been a long-time partner and supplier of engines for LiuGong products. Dan Collins, deputy ...

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Ritchie Bros. conduct massive heavy equipment auction

Apr 13, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers plans to conduct a massive three-day heavy equipment auction in Edmonton, AB on April 24 - 26, 2012. More than 4,300 heavy equipment items and trucks will be sold in the auction, including one of the largest selections ...

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New Holland reaches skid steer milestone

Apr 13, 2012

New Holland reaches skid steer milestone

      New Holland Construction celebrates 40 years of manufacturing skid-steer loaders. The company’s skid-steer loader category began in 1972 with the introduction of the L35. Today, New Holland skid-steer loaders are sold in 120 countries around the world through New Holland Construction ...

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Construction employment rises

Mar 09, 2012

The construction industry was up 21,000 jobs in January, likely due to two months of unseasonably mild winter weather. The Associated General Contractors of America released data attributing the higher temperatures to the two-year high in employment for the industry. However, ...

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Nonresidential construction employment increases

Jan 09, 2012

Nonresidential construction employment increased in December by 17,000 despite a 16-percent decrease in overall construction employment. Associated General Contractors of America officials said unseasonably warm weather likely extended the construction season, benefiting construction employment. “Nonresidential construction is clearly driving last month’s ...

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ARTBA: Salary, wage information benchmarked

Oct 03, 2011

The 2011 U.S. Highway, Street & Bridge Construction Salary & Hourly Wage Guides from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) benchmarks salary and wage information for 112 occupations in the transportation design and construction industry, including management, engineering, ...

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Caterpillar announces new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington

Jun 24, 2011

Caterpillar Logistics Services on June 24 announced plans to open a new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington. The new facility will span more than a half million square feet and is part of the North American multi-year expansion and ...

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