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  • Terex Bid-Well paver

    A wide variety of options make the 3600 paver one of the most flexible machines on the market.

     
  • This is America’s Oldest Concrete Street

    The public works department in a small Ohio town is having a very busy week. The caretakers of the nation’s first “artificial stone” street are hosting concrete enthusiasts eager to celebrate a public asset installed 17 years after Custer’s last stand.

     
  • These Machines Take a Lickin' and Keep on Tickin'

    These 15 pieces of construction equipment retain the most value after five years of use. This is a good list to start with if you're researching an acquisition for your public agency.

     
  • How New York City Brews ‘the Champagne of Drinking Water’

    This excellent written and graphic explains the Bureau of Water Supply’s plan to invest more than $3 billion over the next five years to meet the needs of almost 10 million people.

     
  • The Priciest Infrastructure Project in U.S. History

    IF it ever gets built.

     
  • May 10, 11: Calling All Stormwater Professionals

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is convening a summit on how to prioritize and advocate for infrastructure required by changing federal stormwater regulations. WEF's Great Water Cities conference is open to both members and nonmembers.

     
  • John Oliver and Elmo Team Up to Discuss Lead

    In order to help show the serious effects of America's longstanding lead problem, John Oliver teamed up with none other than Elmo and friends.

     
  • BOMAG tandem vibratory roller

    The BOMAG BW120SL-5 tandem vibratory roller features Intelligent Vibration Control to increase compaction efficiency. With IVC, the exciter system guarantees consistent compaction of the material with reliable results achieved in minimal passes. Adding the optional BOMAG Economizer to the roller...

     
  • States Resist Disclosing Lead Pipe Locations

    The EPA asked state drinking water regulators to urge utilities to post online the numbers and locations of their risky lead pipes. Records obtained by USA TODAY NETWORK show some states are resisting.

     
  • This is America’s Oldest Concrete Street

    The public works department in a small Ohio town is having a very busy week. The caretakers of the nation’s first “artificial stone” street are hosting concrete enthusiasts eager to celebrate a public asset installed 17 years after Custer’s last stand.

     
  • Water Sector Groups Announce Launch of Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program

    Coalition of water sector organizations launch program that celebrates excellent performance and builds on the success of innovative and sustainable utility management practices

     
  • Learn About Millennials, Don't Generationally Stereotype Them

    Millennials are given a "bad rap" in the workplace but due to their innovative and risk-taking nature may be the key to growing your company.

     
  • Hybrid wheel loader from John Deere

    The John Deere 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader is bolstering bottom lines by offering maximized productivity and efficiency through its hybrid-electric drive system designed to lower daily operating costs. Coupled with a 536 horsepower, PowerTech EPA Interim Tier 4 engine the 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader can...

     
  • The Candidates' Plans for Public Works

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have published actual plans for fixing our aging road and water systems; Donald Trump would just throw a bunch of money at the issue (surprise!). Think tank economist Robert Puentes explains.

     
  • Rotating Crawler Carrier

    Terramac, a manufacturer of innovative rubber track crawler carriers, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest model, the RT14R. Equipped with unique rotational functionality, the RT14R allows operators to offload materials in a more efficient, precise and safe manner than ever before.

     
  • Asphalt or Concrete: Which is the Better Road Material?

    This video was produced by the Portland Cement Association, so the results of a 10-year Ohio DOT project comparing the two aren't surprising. Still, it's interesting. Take a look.

     
  • Congratulations to Austin's Building Services Department!

    The department, which manages custodial service for 78 city buildings, is the first to be recognized under the Green Seal Standard for Commercial and Institutional Cleaning Services (GS-42).

     
  • Verizon Networkfleet Webinar

    Verizon Networkfleet Webinar: How to Achieve Your Fleet Safety Goals: Implement, Enforce, Evalute.

     
  • APWA with other members of the NHSC Call on Presidential Candidates to Prepare for Changing Threats

    Public works agencies among the many that want national leaders to recognize the potential for traditional events to morph into complex scenarios unimaginable years ago.

     
  • Johnson Controls Upgrades Street Lights in East Rockaway, NY

    As part of an an energy performance contract with Johnson Control, over 700 street lights will be upgraded in the Village of East Rockaway.

     
 
 
 
 

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