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Deere says its 950K now the largest Power-Angle-Tilt dozer in North America

Second fatality at the site in 4 months

Grad students inspect bridge components after earthquake simulation at University of Nevada, Reno.

First of its kind durability test in unique earthquake engineering lab

Plans were unveiled for a $2.1 billion development of four buildings in Detroit.

Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, unveiled plans on Wednesday for a $2.1 billion development of four buildings that will eventually create 24,000 temporary and permanent jobs in the city.

Caterpillar Energy and Transportation segment saw a 3 percent drop

Construction sales showed exceptional strength in the Asia/Pacific market, up 61 percent

California files suit over border wall construction

California files suit against the Department of Homeland Security and its Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, the Customs and Border Protection agency and its acting commissioner, Kevin McAleenan.

New solutions for engine protection

The scaffolding placement marks the beginning of The Century Project

Watch as the 45,000 square foot circular platform is positioned 500 feet up the Space Needle
 

Kobelco says it plans to nearly double manufacturing capacity by 2018

It will increase manufacturing capacity in late fall of 2017 with the addition of the SK500LC-10 and the SK210LC-10 High & Wide.

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 494,000 Ram trucks

The models involved are Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups, and Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years

Police car destroyed by bull dozer.

The dozer was stolen from a secured construction site

Adding paraffin oil to aggregate used in concrete gives it the ability to melt ice and snow

Life in the Snow Belt just got better

Group alleges Homeland Security chief did not have authority to waive laws in order to speed up construction.

Vermeer has acquired the remaining interests of McLaughlin Group.

Move completes acquisition started in 2012

A Cummins research team used additive manufacturing to deposit a high-performance alloy better than the original casting.

Instead of replacing an engine’s cylinder head, the research team used additive manufacturing to deposit a high-performance alloy better than the original casting.
 

Modifications to the R1300G include removal of the engine, transmission, and torque converter

Modifications to the Cat R1300G include removal of the engine, transmission, and torque converter—then reconfiguring the engine-end frame to accommodate the battery boxes and electric motors

The three part project will increase treated water capacity in the Houston area to 320 million gallons per day.

Groundbreaking ceremonies signaled the start fo the three-part project that will increase treated water capacity in the area to 320 million gallons per day.

Operation Blue Roof is a free service managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA

Declaration will speed up roof repairs in 37 counties hit by Irma

Department of Labor is setting aside funding assess workforce needs following Irma

Action includes temporary suspension of select federal contractor requirements and OSHA enforcement activities

Cat 793F mining truck has 2500 horsepower and a payload capacity of 250 tons

The autonomous truck is an impressive aspect of Caterpillar’s mining technology, but the company’s expertise extends well beyond driver-less vehicles.

Training centers being built by trade unions are offering higher education type training

Carpenters’ Facility ‘On Par’ With College

Arizona DOT partners with a tribe on construction academy

Arizona's program offers free road construction training to members of disadvantaged groups

Seventh consecutive year of increased spending on capital equipment

changes to SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program will increase contract opportunities for small contractors

Rule changes will increase guarantee percentage and Quick Bond amount

Roof on Mercedes Benz stadium in Atlanta will open for first NFL game.

New roof means this is the first time in 25 years the Falcons have played an open-air game in Atlanta

Mixed use structure in Detroit will fill 1.2 million square feet of space

Project will bring up to 5,800 construction jobs to Detroit

Pittsburgh International Airport will undergo a $1.1 billion modernization

Upgrade will accommodate more than 18 million passengers

Tower cranes in Miami lost their counterweights during Hurricane Irma

Two found embedded in street below, one in building

Caterpillar remote-control dozer pushes material to hydraulic mining shovel that is loading a driverless truck

Caterpillar plans to open a new Mining Technology Center in the Tucson area early next year

The Tower of Voices will stand 93 feet tall with 40 wind chimes

The Tower of Voices (TOV) marks the final phase of major construction of the memorial’s original design and will stand 93 feet tall with 40 wind chimes

Ryan Companies plans to build a 62 acre industrial park in the historic Pullman area

Pullman Crossings project should bring 1,000 construction jobs to the area

Drone's eye view of Houston at maximum flooding

Here are tools to help safely navigate post-disaster project issues.

Unknowns and unavoidable consequences of major natural disasters must be dealt with. Here are tools to help safely navigate post-disaster project issues.

Irma left Miami cranes battered and dangling over condos and highrises

Miami-Dade County tried to pass regulations requiring cranes to withstand 140mph winds but lost

District could not fill half of its available $48 per hour infrastructure jobs last year

Thousands of people were ordered to evacuate near midnight February 12 when the Oroville Dam spillway collapsed

The Associated Press gained access to the 35 pages of handwritten and typed notes take during emergency response meeting.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency named four more contractors for border wall prototypes

Instead of concrete designs this group will build see-through prototypes.

This illustrates UAV airspace in and around Houston

Drones and their operators are being granted unusually fast turnaround times on application requests

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