• A close-up look at crane inspections

    Daily inspections are critical. Here are three best practices to keep this investment in service and to avoid equipment damage and danger to employees.

  • 2014 Work Truck Show Products

    The NTEA's Work Truck Show takes place March 5-7 in Indianapolis.

  • FuelQuests Fuel Center monitors its clients inventories.

    Three ways to manage fuel costs

    Here are some strategies for managing costly price swings of fuel.

  • Bratislava has seen its share of war and conflict; this manhole cover dates back just 20 years, after it became the capital of the newly formed Slovak Republic.

    Municipal masterpieces

    Manhole covers serve a very important function in protecting and allowing access to underground infrastructure. Cities and agencies around the globe often elevate these humble hunks of metal into works of art.

  • How crazy, how brilliant

    Three high-profile, world-class public works projects are all near Las Vegas.

  • Five million feet of Fusible PVC has been installed in North America, signaling tremendous market acceptance.

    Five million feet and growing

    Fusible PVC is highly compatible with ductile iron, which facilitates connections and extensions. Here are two cases where it was used.

  • Truck frame fundamentals online course

    This online course is designed specifically for the work truck professional.

  • Hometown heroes

    The City of Vergennes, Vt., Public Works Department braced to protect the 2,700 citizens of the state’s oldest city when Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina with wind gusts up to 115 mph along the East Coast.

  • Three bridges cross a manmade stream that wanders through downtown West Valley City, Utah. Theyre made of Bomanite imprinted with a 6-in. boardwalk plank design to simulate concretes pattern and texture.

    A river runs through it

    Designed by GSBS Architects of Salt Lake City and the Denver office of Stanley Consultants, the urban renewal project transformed a deserted lot with abandoned housing into downtown gathering place.

  • Though roughly twice as much as self-leveling steel covers, Monctons Sewer Systems Department estimates the frames will pay for themselves over time by reducing systemwide inflow and infiltration by one- to two-thirds.

    Cost-effective off-road I&I reduction

    Two ways to minimize extraneous flows in rural areas. The Canadian city of Moncton in New Brunswixk serves as an example.