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Cat Updates Cold Planers to Make it Easier to Work at Night
Cat makes work lights standard on five of its half-lane milling machines, along with a host of other improvements.
May 12, 2021
Dynapac's Vibratory Soil Compactors Now Come with Safety Cabs
The new cab for 5- and 7-ton compactors is designed to improve comfort, visibility and safety.
May 7, 2021
No More Malfunction Junction? SCDOT Set to Approve Contract
The South Carolina DOT is ready to untangle this triple-interstate connector that sees 134,000 vehicles a day.
May 6, 2021
Bergkamp: New SP5E Patches Potholes in Minutes with Ease
This spray-injection pothole repairer can be operated by one person in the cab.
May 5, 2021
Bridge Floats Down Ohio River to New Home in 13-Hour Operation (Video)
The 830-foot bridge was built upstream, then floated down to where it was painstakingly raised into place.
April 30, 2021
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Trimble Extends Earthworks 3D Control to Soil Compactors (Video)
The same Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for excavators, dozers and motor graders is now available for compacting dirt.
April 29, 2021
Famous Scenic Highway Reopens after Section Washed into Ocean (Video)
The reopening of the washed-out section of the ocean-view drive comes 2 months ahead of schedule. Details and video here.
April 28, 2021
Cat Rolls Out 15 Models of Single and Tandem Vibratory Compactors
Cat's new lines of single-drum and tandem compactors include lower-cost GC models geared to smaller contractors.
April 22, 2021
GOP Infrastructure Proposal Calls for Deep Cuts to Biden Plan
See how the two proposals compare on spending for roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
April 22, 2021
TyBot, the Concrete Rebar Tying Robot: 2 Million Job Ties and Counting
This robot has completed its 2 millionth concrete rebar tie.
April 20, 2021
115-Year-Old Bridge Hit 14 Times Since August Reopening, But Now Trucks Bear the Brunt
This covered bridge has been hit 14 times since it was restored in August after being struck, but a redesigned cover now leaves trucks with most of the damage.
April 16, 2021
Time-Lapse Video: Watch Crews Complete 4-Day Bridge Slide in Under 5 Minutes
The New Hampshire DOT recently completed its first bridge-slide project that culminated in an operation to demolish an old bridge and roll in a new one in 84 hours. Check out this cool time-lapse video.
April 15, 2021
Elon Musk's First Commercial Underground Loop to Debut at World of Concrete (Video)
Electric Teslas traveling underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center will have drivers at the June show, but the eventual goal is for them to be driverless and branch out to the casinos.
April 14, 2021
Volvo Compact Assist Start: Think of It as Intelligent Asphalt Compaction for Beginners
If you know how to use a smartphone, then this OEM says you should have no problems with its new entry-level intelligent compaction system for asphalt rollers.
April 8, 2021
Contract Awarded for $1.5B Expansion of I-35 in San Antonio
Construction is expected to start next year to expand this section of a major trade route between Mexico and Canada.
April 7, 2021
North Dakota DOT to Deploy Its First Driverless Crash Truck (Video)
This DOT becomes the latest to replace the driver in the crash-impact truck with self-driving technology. Check out the video of it in action on Equipment World.
April 2, 2021
Michigan Heads Into Roadbuilding Season With Extra $1B in Bond Proceeds
Road construction season is cranking up in Michigan with 21 state highway projects on tap, and state officials have come up with an additional $1 billion to help fund them and other projects.
April 1, 2021
Why Are Some Construction Groups Worried About Biden's Newly Unveiled $2T Infrastructure Plan?
When President Joe Biden unveiled his $2.5 trillion infrastructure package last month, some construction associations raised objections. Here's why.
March 31, 2021
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Video: The Meteoric Rise of Kubota Construction Equipment | The Dirt #28
With the explosion of interest in compact equipment over the last few years, Kubota has seen huge growth in its construction equipment division. We talk to product manager Patrick Baker about what's behind that growth and Kubota's latest machines.
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