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  • North American Traffic Extends Its Distributor Network

    M&M Services, a large Kentucky contractor specializing in latex-modified concrete, beefed up its traffic control division by recently becoming a North America Traffic dealer.

     
  • WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Introduces Science-Based Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Guide

    WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, has released a guide introducing the science-based approach for setting greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. The new guide is a primer on setting GHG targets that are informed by climate science. It is intended to help sustainability practitioners responsible for...

     
  • John Deere Small-Frame Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

    John Deere is introducing four Final Tier 4 G-Series skid steers 312GR, 314G, 316GR, 318G and one compact track loader 317G. These new machines were designed to level the playing field for today’s material handling, construction and landscape customers.

     
  • Webasto Fuel-Operated Heaters

    Without the use of a Webasto fuel-operated heater, many drivers idle for long periods of time to keep their cabs warm and pre-heat truck engines. This results in large amounts of wasted fuel and unnecessary engine wear-and-tear; drivers that use this approach idle approximately 1,800 hours a year...

     
  • Sokkia field controller

    Sokkia introduces the latest addition to its line of field controllers for use with construction and surveying applications the SHC5000.

     
  • Federal Signal Opens FS Solutions Location in Midland Texas

    New center provides parts, service for hydroexcavators, industrial vacuum trucks and chassis.

     
  • Vactor Manufacturing to Represent US Jetting Brand in North America

    Vactor Manufacturing, the industry leader in sewer and catch basin cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders and vacuum excavators featuring innovative technology and custom configurable designs, today announced it has entered into a marketing agreement with US Jetting, LLC, to market and distribute...

     
  • Stanley Consultants Acquires Colorado Transportation Firm

    Acquisition of Hartwig & Associates facilitates Stanley Consultants’ move into Colorado transportation market.

     
  • Wheel Loader from Komatsu America

    Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, this latest addition to the wheel loader family combines an enhanced lockup torque converter function and SmartLoader logic to achieve low fuel consumption and high travel speeds.

     
  • John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle

    John Deere Gator XUV590i and XUV590i S4 Crossover Utility Vehicles are equipped with a powerful twin-cylinder engine, independent four-wheel suspension and availability of more than 75 attachments.

     
  • Kwik-Trim mechanical trimmer from Loftness

    Loftness Specialized Equipment released a new version of its Kwik-Trim compact mechanical tree trimmer for right-of-way maintenance work. Featuring an upgraded chassis and powertrain, the unit offers more horsepower, increased stability and easier maintenance than the previous model.

     
  • Terracon Reinforces Facilities Capabilities with Texas Acquisition

    Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials engineering services, announces the expansion of its facilities services capabilities through the acquisition of Building Exterior Solutions LLC (BES) of Texas. Terracon retains BES' 20+ employees and offices in...

     
  • A Closer Look at Highway Bill's Environmental Provisions

    The Fix America's Surface Transportation Act is more than 400 pages.To make it easier to understand changes to air quality and other environmental requirements, this article addresses them in the order in which they appear in the law.

     
  • It's Official: EPA Rules on Water Contaminants

    The agency's decided not to regulate four of the 116 chemicals on its third contaminant candidate list (CCL), which includes disinfection byproducts and pharmaceuticals.

     
  • New Rotary Lift lights for under trucks and buses

    When raised on vehicle lifts, trucks and buses can block overhead shop lights and force technicians to use other means to illuminate the work area. Rotary Lift’s new LED runway light kit for heavyduty vehicle lifts addresses all of these issues.

     
  • City Was Planning to Change Water Suppliers

    The City of Flint, Mich., has been building infrastructure to connect to a regional system that will cost residents less than getting water from Detroit's Water and Sewerage Department, which has had financial struggles of its own. The $285 million project will draw water from Lake Huron.

     
  • Public Works Praised for Snow Removal

    Has anyone ever dropped off a thank-you gift for you? Residents and council members are thrilled that this Iowa public works department resolved a thorny issue: whose streets get plowed first.

     
  • Self-Healing Concrete: Cure for Crumbling Roads?

    Researchers say they've developed concrete that repairs itself and purifies water. Even if true, the costs associated with such mixes make them cost-prohibitive for most public applications.

     
  • Agitator gearbox from Chemineer

    The Chemineer Model 20 HT/GT agitator gearbox is specifically designed for agitator duties in a wide range of service in the chemical, pharmaceutical, ethanol and biofuels, water and wastewater, FGD, power and other general process industries.

     
  • New StormTech chamber from Advanced Drainage Systems

    Low profile chamber provides reduced footprint with maximized storage volume for storm water management systems with shallow cover.

     
 
 
 

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