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ABC.org says CBI is up 9.2 percent year-over-year

Union Pacific develops new drone technology that solves the GPS gap

Islander's plan for Belmont remodeling project

Soccer and hockey venues proposed

Elon Musk posted a map of the Boring Company's planned tunnels in Los Angeles

Elon Musk posted a map of the Boring Company's planned tunnels in Los Angeles that will make up a high-speed underground transportation system.

Martin Weissburg will lead Mack Trucks

Martin Weissburg, currently head of Volvo’s construction equipment arm, will lead Mack Trucks

President Trump plans to release his infrastructure plan in early January

President Trump plans to keep pushing his legislative agenda in 2018 by releasing his long-promised infrastructure plan in early January, Bloomberg reports.

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On June 1st of this year, two of the world’s leading heavy equipment disposition companies – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers and IronPlanet – joined together as one company Delivering Choice: Two Companies Join to Offer More Ways Than Ever to Buy & Sell Equipment

On June 1st of this year, two of the world’s leading heavy equipment disposition companies – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers and IronPlanet – joined together as one company

The carbon-fiber pickup box is expected to be offered on some Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks

The carbon-fiber pickup box is under development and expected to be offered on higher-priced Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks in late 2019, WSJ sources said.

Oliver Schmidt, Volkswagen, pleaded guilty

Oliver Schmidt, general manager of Volkswagen's environmental and engineering office in Auburn Hills, Michigan, pleaded guilty in August to his part in the diesel emissions scandal

Daimler Trucks will make its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technologies

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced this week it will make its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technologies to  customers in the coming weeks as part of a pilot program.

Magellan Midstream Partners has announced plans to build a new crude oil pipeline to run from the Permian and Eagle Ford Basins in southwest Texas to Corpus Christi and Houston.

375-mile crude oil line to run from Crane to Corpus Christi and Houston, Texas

Northernmost town in Sweden being moved for expansion

It takes about 400,000 pounds of sand to build a house

The German international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle (DW), has posted a fascinating story on the sand business, titled Could We Run Out Of Sand?

Mercury poisoning can cause kidney damage

OSHA has cited Manafort Brothers Inc., of Plainville, Conn., for two willful and six serious violations of exposing workers to high levels of mercury

Yesenia Espinoza was killed in a construction accident

Mother of two killed when accidently struck by a 24-inch pipe

United Medical Design Builders was indicted for fraud

Joseph Dial Jr. of Belton, Mo., has been indicted by a grand jury on four counts of wire fraud and four counts of major program fraud against the government

ARTBA predicts transportation construction to reach $255 billion next year

Transportation construction and related-market activity is forecast to reach $255 billion next year

A $227 million project to rehabilitate Arlington Memorial Bridge was announced

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced a $227 million project to rehabilitate Arlington Memorial Bridge

Atlas Copco has announced its acquisition of US drill supplier and operator Cate Drilling Solutions

Epiroc began independent operation of Atlas Copco construction equipment business December 1.

The October 2017 figure is 2.9 percent above the October 2016 estimate of $1,206.6 billion

The October 2017 figure is 2.9 percent above the October 2016 estimate of $1,206.6 billion

25 Problem Solvers Caucus members met for the fifth time Thursday to continue their mission to work out an infrastructure plan–with funding

25 Problem Solvers Caucus members met for the fifth time Thursday to continue their mission to work out an infrastructure plan–with funding

The addition of Wirtgen's product lineup makes Deere a major player in the global road construction market.

The addition of Wirtgen's product lineup makes Deere a major player in the global road construction market.

Construction Equipment Top 100 list recognizes the year’s most innovative new construction equipment and related products as chosen by the editorial staff.

The Top 100 list recognizes the year’s most innovative new construction equipment and related products as chosen by the publication’s editorial staff.

The installation involves a multiple suction cup and iron rigging device attached to a crane boom.

The installation involves a multiple suction cup and iron rigging device attached to a crane boom.

Brad Smith announced that the next expansion will be built on Microsoft's existing campus.

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, announced this week that the company's next expansion, planned to begin next fall, will be built on Microsoft's existing 500-acre campus.

Wisconsin agreement offers Foxconn a $100 million development incentive over 10 years

Development agreement ensures all development and public infrastructure costs will be paid by Foxconn

Chicago looks to add express rail to O'Hare

City takes the next step to linking downtown Chicago with O'Hare International Airport via high-speed rail

ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards govern the access equipment industry

New dedicated site will provide owners, renters and operators of MEWPs with compliance, safety and training information.

Ironworker ties rebar together for the transitional slab on the lower chute of a Lake Oroville flood control spillway

Tiny hairline cracks were detected in October when the curing coverings placed over the erosion resistant concrete slabs were removed.

Mercedes Benz Van & Drone system skips traffic and saves valuable time

Van & Drone system skips traffic and saves valuable time

Tesla has three Semi models for purchase

Tesla has three Semi models for purchase - a 300-mile range model starting at $150,000, a 500-mile range model at $180,000 and the top-of-the-line Founders Series selling for $200,000.

November 18 Keystone spill in South Dakota

The Keystone system has had three leaks in the past seven years: two in South Dakota spilling more than 5,000 barrels, and one in North Dakota in 2011.

Caterpillar is introducing a new tier of repair and replacement parts

Caterpillar is introducing a new tier of repair and replacement parts to support the small- and medium-sized equipment under its Construction Industries umbrella. Yellowmark, A Caterpillar Brand, parts will offer an alternative for customers looking for reliable, value-priced parts, the company says.

Republican tax proposal could significantly discourage private investments in public projects.

GOP tax plan could erode P3's interest in infrastructure investment

OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data

OSHA has extended the  date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) to December 15, 2017.

Caterpillar and Wirtgen are locked in a patent infringement dispute

Both companies allege the other is violating the 1930 Tariff Act

HCEA DVD features Marion construction equipment.

The Historical Construction Equipment Association has released a DVD featuring Marion construction equipment.

Vehicle navigates around fixed and moving objects in a semi-contained area

Eni and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop technologies to reduce carbon emission from vehicles

Eni S.p.A. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop technologies to reduce carbon emission from vehicles

John Deere reported construction and forestry revenue of $1.657 billion.

Construction segment up 37 percent

 New business volume up 2 percent Y2Y, down 3 percent M2M

 New business volume up 2 percent Y2Y, down 3 percent M2M

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