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Volvo opens spring registration for Road Institute courses
From bonding to bidding, free Ill. workshop aims to help contractors
The Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program will offer an Equipping Businesses for Success workshop in the Rockford area in February. The ...
KDOT trying to hire hundreds of operators amid high turnover
The Kansas Department of Transportation is facing a 100-percent turnover rate for entry-level operators, KWCH12-TV reports. KDOT says they didn't ...
Outgoing NAPA chairman Parker tells of changes and a battle to keep market share
Craig Parker, the outgoing chairman of the National Asphalt Pavement Association, on Monday pointed to the many significant changes ...
Denver program connects workers with construction industry careers
A new program in Denver that helps employers in the construction industry find employees, is surpassing all expectations, The ...
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MIXED FLEET MAINTENANCE: CHOOSE THE RIGHT DIESEL FUEL TO MAXIMIZE UPTIME
For most contractors, keeping their fleet in top-notch working condition is a constant concern. Depending on the age and condition…
Workforce development is new NAPA Chairman John Harper’s top priority
John L. Harper was sworn in to serve as the 2019 chairman of the National Asphalt Pavement Association during ...
AGC launches push to diversify construction workforce through high school training
On January 14, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) announced the launch of a national campaign aimed at ...
Get trained in underground utility mapping skills at the at the Utility Investigation School
Everybody knows to call 811 before you dig, but safety conscious contractors can take it a lot further by ...
Contractors optimistic about 2019, despite labor shortage, trade war
Most contractors expect to increase their hiring in 2019 and see a similar dollar volume in projects as they ...
Caltrans boosts efforts to help firms owned by women and minorities compete for federally funded contracts
Caltrans announced January 3 that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has significantly increased the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Annual ...
Volvo CE, “Gold Rush” stars donate A35D hauler to Penn. high school
To help train the next generation of heavy equipment operators, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has donated an articulated ...
For roadbuilders, BOMAG offers two new courses for equipment operator training
BOMAG is offering two new courses that focus on equipment operator training at its South Carolina FAYAT Academy training ...
ConstructionWorks to provide training, support and placement for road and construction workers in 6 Illinois counties
The new ConstructionWorks workforce training and careers program is ready to begin serving job seekers at 18 sites in ...
United Rentals to offer virtual-reality training for aerial lifts
Virtual-reality equipment training on aerial lifts is coming to United Rentals training centers through an expanded partnership with Serious ...
Ariz. DOT workshop focuses on bringing more women, minorities into construction
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is working with community college leaders and contractors to bring more women and ...
New center trains contractors on HammerHead Trenchless products
HammerHead University has opened to train contractors, plumbers, project engineers, utility companies and municipal crews on the HammerHead Trenchless ...
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Diesel technician shortage a perfect storm gathering for decades (Part 1)
Equipment Roundup: JCB intros 1CXT, a tracked backhoe with CTL skill; Roush unveils 650-hp F-150 SC; Toro Dingo TXL 2000 now in production; Hitachi intros excavator Grade Guidance; Fuso’s FE180 is first gas cabover
Dolan named CEO of Custom Equipment
VIDEO: A step-by-step look at the Arlington Memorial Bridge rehab
Cat intros host of updates to M-Series medium wheel loaders
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compact track loaders
ASV debuts RT-40 and RT-65 Posi-Track loaders
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Contractor of the year
Ohio’s Shrock Premier Custom Constructors is our 2019 Contractor of the Year
by Don McLoud
Trimble updates its AR hard hat with Microsoft HoloLens 2: Layer-able, hand-manipulated 3D hologram designs right before your eyes
by Tom Jackson
JCB, Takeuchi, Ditch Witch and Toro show off electric compact construction equipment at rental show
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Cat 990K Aggregate Handler hauls 25% more, saves lots of time
by Therese Dunphy
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