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Ritchie Bros. sells special edition Volvo “Gold Rush” excavator for US$290,000 in Orlando, FL auction

Ritchie Bros. sells special edition Volvo “Gold Rush” excavator for US$290,000 in Orlando, FL auction

It’s amazing what can happen when companies come together to raise money for a great cause. To celebrate 10 years of Discovery’s Gold Rush television show, Volvo designed a special edition EC200E excavator, which was sold at Ritchie Bros.’ premier global auction in Orlando, FL to an online buyer from Belgium for US$290,000. All proceeds […]

Earthwave’s materials management solution (MMS) slashes inefficiencies on paving projects demonstrated in ConExpo Booth#B93222

Earthwave’s materials management solution (MMS) slashes inefficiencies on paving projects demonstrated in ConExpo Booth#B93222

Earthwave will feature their Fleetwatcher Materials Management Solution (MMS), a wireless telematics system developed specifically for paving contractors in CONEXPO booth #B93222. With load cycle analysis, users can see where problems are occurring and correct them in real-time. That eliminates trucks travelling together, long lines at the plant or paver, trucks taking the wrong route, […]

Doosan streamlines equipment delivery process

Doosan streamlines equipment delivery process

Doosan® equipment customers can receive their new, specifically configured machines faster in the United States and Canada thanks to a streamlined fulfillment process from Doosan Infracore North America, LLC. Whether a crawler excavator with narrow tracks or a wheel loader with a counterweight, Doosan machines could arrive four to six weeks after the order is […]

NAPA launches online work zone safety training

NAPA launches online work zone safety training

Hands-On CrewSafety: Work Zone Training Demonstrations at CONEXPO-CON/AGG GREENBELT, MD — Every year some 20,000 construction workers are injured and an average of 117 are killed in roadway work zones. For paving contractors, effective training is a key part of ensuring workers are able to recognize and mitigate potential safety hazards or unsafe situations. To […]

ABC applauds the NLRB joint employer final rule

ABC applauds the NLRB joint employer final rule

WASHINGTON, DC — Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Kristen Swearingen today issued the following statement about key provisions in the National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer final rule, which will go into effect April 27, 2020: “Associated Builders and Contractors and our 21,000-plus members applaud the National Labor Relations […]