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  • Peterbilt expands refuse truck line

    Peterbilt Motors Company has expanded its refuse truck lineup with the new Model 520 featuring new seating configurations for route collection versatility.

     
  • Proxibid Syndicating Equipment Listings from John Deere Dealers to Proxibid and eBay Marketplaces

    Proxibid, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, and John Deere, a world leader in providing advanced products and services for customers whose work is linked to the land, today announced an agreement that allows John Deere dealers to quickly and easily...

     
  • Dynapac soil rollers from Atlas Copco

    Atlas Copco’s upgraded soil rollers the CA2500 and CA3500 save contractors on fuel costs due to their new, patented Efficiency Eccentrics as well as their ECO Mode systems.

     
  • Got An Issue With Subsidence? No Problem!

    A Swedish city with 20,000 residents is slowly collapsing into an abandoned mine. A new documentary explains how engineers are working with the mine's owner to move the entire community out of harm's way.

     
  • America's 87,000 Dams Are A Damn Disgrace

    Built at the same time as many of the nation's highways, dams suffer from the same dynamic: They're too small for the communities that have grown up around them. That, plus more frequent and heavier rainstorms, could spell disaster for residents nationwide.

     
  • FHWA Streamlines Road Design Criteria

    The agency's pared down 13 "controlling criteria" to 10. Because only two apply to ALL National Highway System roads, smaller projects can deploy more quickly.

     
  • Software for transportation professionals

    AASHTOWare is a unique and powerful enterprise software suite designed by transportation professionals for transportation professionals.

     
  • Looking For A New Job in Public Works?

    Look no further than the American Public Works Association's WorkZone Job Board. The organization supports the professionals who plan, build, maintain, and improve North American communities.

     
  • Guest Blog: White House Proposal Threatens Project Financing

    See if you can follow this: President Obama's proposed $4.1 trillion 2017 budget would tax the value of tax-exempt bonds at 28%. That translates to 28% less funding for public works projects financed by municipal bonds.

     
  • Brine manufacturing system from GVM

    Add efficiency, speed, and confidence to your winter operations with GVM’s EZ Brine Manufacturing System.

     
  • Crawler dozer from Komatsu America

    Komatsu America’s new D39PXi-24 crawler dozer features a factory-integrated machine control system that eliminates the need to install and remove blade-mounted sensors every day.

     
  • Discovery series hydraulic excavators from Gradall

    Discovery crossover excavator machines, are equipped with the versatile telescoping, full-tilting Gradall boom that can rotate attachments 220 degrees to handle more jobs, more efficiently even under bridges and trees where mini excavators, backhoes and tractor loader backhoes can’t operate.

     
  • Neptune Benson’s New Electrode Technology Performance Meets AOP Requirements

    Neptune Benson is pleased to announce that its newly developed electrode technology has exceeded expectation during potable water reuse demonstration testing in California.

     
  • Roadmaster Wide Base Tire from Cooper Tire

    Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires with the introduction of the new RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire in size 425/65R22.5. The RM332 WB is designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications.

     
  • Report Suggests Workforce Development Programs for Millions of Infrastructure Jobs Opening Over Next Decade

    Million of infrastructure jobs are expected to open in the decade thanks to an aging workforce and turnover and workforce development programs could help to fill up those vacancies.

     
  • Apply by Aug. 1 for $25K in FREE Equipment Use

    This new program was developed to help offset the costs of building and/or repairing a critical piece of local infrastructure. Any public works project from the American Society of Civil Engineers' 16 Infrastructure Report Card categories is eligible.

     
  • Reduced-risk adulticide for mosquito control professionals

    The new formulation expands the Zenivex adulticide lineup of reduced-risk mosquito products with an option that offers easier mixing and equipment cleanup.

     
  • Spreader -Sprayer with height-adjustable boom kit

    TurfEx introduces the TT5000 Spread-N-Spray, with advanced features to increase the efficiency, productivity and profitability of lawn care professionals.

     
  • Would You Prefer a Raise, Time Off, or Overtime Pay?

    That’s the choice for state and local governments under the updated Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If you regularly work more than 40 hours a week without additional pay, as a public-sector employee you’ll have several options for taking your additional compensation.

     
  • Final Rule on Overtime Extends Pay Protection to Millions

    President Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announced the publication of the final rule regarding overtime regulations, which will extend overtime pay protections to over 4 million Americans in the first year.

     
 
 
 
 

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