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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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The Most Expensive Mile of Subway

The estimated cost of the Long Island Rail Road project, known as “East Side Access,” has ballooned to $12 billion, or nearly $3.5 billion for each new mile of track....
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Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it had confirmed a second death in an older pickup truck caused by a defective airbag inflator of Takata Corp and urged 2,900 owners in North America to stop driving immediately until they can get replacement parts....
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Caterpillar Donates Downtown Chase Building to OSF Healthcare

Caterpillar is donating the century-old building that once housed the Block and Kuhl Department Store and the nearby Peoria Professional Building, plus contributing three-million dollars to the project. ...
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Rototilt® - Transforming Excavators into a Multi-Functional Tool Carriers
Rototilt® is a tremendous example of versatility, transforming excavators, old and new, into efficient multifunctional tool carriers. The tiltrotator allows excavators and backhoes to perform almost every function required on the job site using limited space and reduced manpower. ...
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H-2B Visa Demand Again Far Surpasses Annual Cap
Employers in the U.S. have already filed more visa applications for H-2B foreign guest workers to begin work this spring and summer than are available for the entire fiscal year, according to the Department of Labor ...
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Metso warns on weak Q4 profit, orders, shares drop
Mining equipment maker Metso said its quarterly sales, earnings and new orders came in lower than expected, sending its shares more than 10 percent lower...
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Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Silverado may emerge as efficiency leader
DETROIT -- Industry-first engine technology, significant weight savings and a new inline-six diesel offering are among the enhancements General Motors is counting on to bolster the Chevrolet Silverado's position as the second-best-selling vehicle in...
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Firefighters Use Excavator to Save Woman Caught in Rising River
Rescuers in China used an unusual tool to save a woman caught in a rising river. The woman was reportedly trying to cross a bridge that was flooding and was washed into the river. ...
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Dire States Grant by Case Construction
CASE Construction Equipment is offering $25,000 in equipment support to one deserving village, town, municipality or county to go towards the construction or repair of infrastructure in the community....
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Identified Technologies Identifies the Top Construction Technology Trends of 2018
Horizontal integration of IoT - The Internet of Things isn’t new. Many people have a fitness tracker, but few construction businesses are really really using sensor connected hardware....
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Geely buys stake in AB Volvo... but who is Geely?
On December 27, 2017 news broke that China’s Geely is buying an 8.2 percent stake in Swedish AB Volvo from activist investor Cevian Capital, for an estimated 3.25 billion euro (US$3.86 billion). ...
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Stan Parked Named Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas VP of distribution/marketing
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., announces the appointment of Stan Park as VP of Distribution/Marketing, effective immediately. ....
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Everyone Wants In on this Year’s Snow Business
As record snow fall and bone chilling cold hits much of the US and Canada, people again show their incredible resilience and creativity. This winter is not going to beat them!...
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The Mack Granite
Granite® One of the most popular and proven trucks on Earth, Granite is designed to take on the toughest jobs....
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