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Thursday, January 17, 2019

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US Electric Grid Hacked By Targeting Contractors And Subcontractors

Russian hackers initiated a complex plan to hack the US Electric grid by targeting a small construction company, All-Ways Excavating USA, located in Salem, Oregon. ...
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VOLVO CE Goes Electric On Smaller Machines

In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start the launch of an electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators....
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Newmont Mining's $10 Billion Offer Would Create World's Largest Gold Miner

Newmont Mining will buy Canada's Goldcorp for $10 billion, creating the world's biggest gold miner. ...
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Rototilt® Compactors, Multi-Use Grapples, and Sorting Grapples for added Tiltrotator Versatility
Rototilt introduces a line of hydraulic compactors that are ideally suited to work with Rototilt for the ultimate in compacting flexibility. Mounted on a Rototilt, the operator can work efficiently on flat, sloped, or uneven surfaces ...
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Caterpillar, Komatsu and Atlas Copco Vehicles Go Driverless
aterpillar, Komatsu and Atlas Copco vehicles at a Siberian gold mine are now all being operated remotely, thanks to technologies provided by RCT....
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NSSGA Announces Creation Of New Industrial Sand Division
Agreement with National Industrial Sand Association will bring new members into NSSGA...
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Loadscan’s New Conveyor Belt Scanner Debuts At Agg1
Loadscan, will show their recently launched conveyor volume scanner (CVS) at the NSSGA’s AGG1 expo in Indianapolis. ...
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Firmatek Transforms Drone Data into Insights in the Aggregate Mining Industry
Being able to transform drone data into actionable insights that can drive business decisions is becoming more and more of a priority for operators of all types....
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Sponsored News/Product Release

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Volvo Skid Steer Loaders - Durability And Performance You Can Count On
Whatever your challenge, Volvo offers you a full line of radial or vertical lift skid steers to enhance your profitability....
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People Keep Stealing ‘Special’ Milepost Signs, But Washington State Has A Quirky Solution
The state Department of Transportation has replaced some mile-marker signs with the numbers 68.9 or 419.9, or removed mileposts 69 and 420 altogether...
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Federal Shutdown Impacting Project Planning For State DOTs
As the shutdown stretches past 20 days, some state departments of transportation are beginning to curtail planning ...
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Thugs From The Sand Mafia In India Attack Police
Members of sand mafia on Saturday attacked the forest and police team with sticks and iron rods...
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Youngsters Test Their Strength In Pedal Tractor Pull!
Te Youth Pedal Tractor Pull, a test of strength involving a pedal-powered scale model John Deere tractor, a sled laden with weights, and a dirt track....
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