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  • Subaru’s new SGX generators

    Subaru Industrial Power Products has upgraded its line of commercial-grade SGX generators with a larger fuel tank, no-flat tires and larger mufflers.

  • What we learned in Vegas about public works

    Last week's World of Concrete featured a host of public works-focused exhibitors, and some important education. We're bringing it all to you, right here.

  • Better markings = safer roads

    A new ASTM standard focuses on the performance rather than properties of pavement paint. The language is the basis for a future standard that will cover all types of traffic marking materials, not just thermoplastics.

  • The greening of civil infrastructure

    Recycled industrial materials are increasingly finding their way into transportation infrastructure. This takes advantage of manufacturing byproducts and reduces the use of resources.

  • Union membership at all-time low

    In 1983, 20% of workers belonged to a union; today, one in 10 do. But ALL of the decline is in the private sector. Public-sector unions have grown.

  • Full speed ahead on Obama energy plans

    Freed from the need to campaign for re-election, the president is pushing initiatives that could affect public works departments nationwide.

  • Free concrete pavement training

    The American Concrete Pavement Association has launched two online courses and a Wikipedia-like website covering anything and everything related to concrete pavement.

  • Hanson Pipe & Precast to Manufacture, Sell City Drains in Florida

    Precast concrete City Drains provide streamlined drainage and fast installation for a range of hard-surface applications.

  • Tinted Road Salt Could Mean Happier Residents

    From visibility to efficacy, municipalities are opting for salt additives to improve winter road treatments.

  • Obama budget: Good news for public works?

    President Obama's budget plan features an ambitious public works program, expected to be funded through a one-time mandatory tax on profits that U.S. companies have amassed overseas.