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Are you smarter than the highway?

Aug 03, 2010

In Washington state, highways are getting smarter. Crews will install a series of electronic speed-limit and lane status signs over each northbound lane on Washington state's I-5 between Boeing Access Road and I-90 in Seattle. The high-tech signs are set to ...

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Granite Construction to release Q2 results August 2

Jul 12, 2010

Watsonville, Calif.-based Granite Construction says it will release its second quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, the company announced today. Granite management will host a conference call at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET to ...

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Topcon acquires InlandGEO

May 27, 2010

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announced on May 26 its acquistion of InlandGEO, one of Topcon’s top performing distributors. InlandGEO is headquartered in Madrid, Spain, and has four additional offices in Spain, two in Portugal and one in the Canary Islands. In ...

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Annual China construction spending up 9 percent

May 21, 2010

Construction expenditures in China are expected to rise 9.1 percent per annum in real terms through 2014, moderating significantly from the pace of the 2004-2009 period. Notwithstanding its deceleration in growth, China still represents the fastest growing major national market in ...

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Granite Construction joint venture team competing for projects in Guam

May 13, 2010

Granite Construction Incorporated announced today that the joint-venture team composed of Granite, Hensel Phelps and Traylor Brothers is among seven teams of contractors awarded a $4 billion multiple award construction contract (MACC) by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Pacific. ...

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Terry Eller joins Granite Construction as deputy general counsel

May 13, 2010

Terry K. Eller has joined Granite Construction Incorporated as deputy general counsel, effective April 26. She will report to Michael Futch, vice president and general counsel. In her role, Eller is responsible for the general management of Granite's Legal department and ...

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Van Clarkson joins JCB as VP of sales for Eastern Region

May 11, 2010

Heavy equipment manufacturer JCB has hired Van Clarkson as the company's vice president of sales for the Eastern Region. In his position with JCB, Clarkson will be responsible for all dealer sales in North America’s Eastern Region, with all eight district managers in ...

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Granite to announce Q1 2010 results on May 3

Apr 05, 2010

Granite Construction Inc. announced today that it will release its first quarter 2010 financial results after the close of business on Monday, May 3, 2010. The company will host a conference call on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ...

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The Department of Labor: 45,000 jobs added in the first 3 months of 2010

Apr 05, 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in March, and the unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on April 2. Temporary help services and health care continued to add jobs over the month. Employment in federal ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Mar 30, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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ARTBA Foundation taking nominations for ‘Globe Awards’

Mar 29, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is now accepting nominations for the 2010 “Globe Awards.”  This annual competition honors U.S. transportation construction industry excellence in environmental protection and mitigation. Established in 1998, the “Globe Awards” program ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Mar 29, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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