Category Archives: Road

  • LeeBoy collaborating with Portable Electric to advance electrification in the paving industry

    LeeBoy collaborating with Portable Electric to advance electrification in the paving industry

    Lincolnton, NC — LeeBoy, an industry leader in commercial asphalt paving equipment, and Portable Electric (PE), a leading manufacturer of portable and mobile e-Chargers and e-Generators, are working together to advance the electrification of the asphalt paving industry.

    Minnich to introduce single gang barrier wall drill at World of Concrete 2024

    Minnich to introduce single gang barrier wall drill at World of Concrete 2024

    MANSFIELD, OH — Minnich Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators and vibrator monitoring systems, will introduce the new Single Gang Barrier Wall Drill at the World of Concrete 2024.

    NCAT’s Buzz Powell Is first APA technical director

    NCAT’s Buzz Powell Is first APA technical director

    GREENBELT, MD—Raymond “Buzz” Powell joined the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) staff yesterday as its first Technical Director, following a distinguished career at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University.

    CNH completes purchase of Hemisphere GNSS, consolidates guidance and connectivity tech capabilities

    CNH completes purchase of Hemisphere GNSS, consolidates guidance and connectivity tech capabilities

    CNH Industrial has completed its purchase of the global satellite navigation technology leader Hemisphere GNSS (Hemisphere) for a total consideration of USD $175 million – as announced on March 30, 2023.

    CIRCOR highlights pump solutions for road grade asphalt binder processing and transfer

    CIRCOR highlights pump solutions for road grade asphalt binder processing and transfer

    CIRCOR International, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of differentiated technology products and sub-systems, highlights their IMO brand rotary screw pumps for processing and transferring asphaltenes and bitumen in a variety of applications. 

    CASE launches construction-grade mini track loaders and small articulated loaders to bring more power to small jobs

    CASE launches construction-grade mini track loaders and small articulated loaders to bring more power to small jobs

    Racine, WI – CASE Construction Equipment is launching an all-new lineup of mini track loaders and small articulated loaders, giving small contractors construction-grade muscle to knock down more jobs faster and more profitably than ever before. Having made their first appearance at Equipment Expo in Louisville, Kentucky this October, the new product lines from CASE highlights how landscapers and other […]

    Andrew Boyle Elected 79th Chairman of the American Trucking Associations

    Andrew Boyle Elected 79th Chairman of the American Trucking Associations

    Austin, Texas – Today, the American Trucking Associations’ Board of Directors elected Andrew Boyle, co-president of Boyle Transportation in Billerica, Massachusetts, as the Federation’s 79th chairman. “It is a tremendous privilege to be chosen by my peers in the trucking industry to be ATA chairman,” Boyle said. “Being selected to serve the millions of hardworking men and […]

    Maxim Crane Works launches ambitious project to remanufacture 14 Manitowoc 2250 crawler cranes

    Maxim Crane Works launches ambitious project to remanufacture 14 Manitowoc 2250 crawler cranes

    Maxim Crane Works is working with Manitowoc’s EnCore service team to remanufacture 14 Manitowoc 2250 crawler cranes in its fleet. The company sees the project as an ideal, cost-effective way to continue serving the 300 USt crawler crane rental market. A variety of economic factors are driving growth in the 300 USt weight class, including […]

    TRP names Ted Saltzman as vice president of sales to spearhead new business development, signifying further expansion into heavy-duty trailer sector

    TRP names Ted Saltzman as vice president of sales to spearhead new business development, signifying further expansion into heavy-duty trailer sector

    With a vision for growth in the heavy-duty trailer market, the addition of Saltzman bolsters TRP’s commitment to meeting the evolving needs of customers.

    Trucking industry recognizes Issa, Craig, Reed, and Capito for fighting against fentanyl

    Trucking industry recognizes Issa, Craig, Reed, and Capito for fighting against fentanyl

    Washington – The American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Cares Foundation honored four Members of Congress who have taken a major role in addressing the fentanyl crisis that is plaguing cities and towns nationwide.

    Department Of Labor awards $5m to train, expand pathways for women for registered apprenticeships, nontraditional occupations

    Department Of Labor awards $5m to train, expand pathways for women for registered apprenticeships, nontraditional occupations

    DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AWARDS $5M TO TRAIN, EXPAND PATHWAYS FOR WOMEN FOR REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIPS, NONTRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS Largest awards of WANTO grants target underrepresentation of women in high-wage industries WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $5 million to organizations in seven states to increase the numbers of women in Registered Apprenticeship programs and help […]

    Inauguration of the Madison facility expansion along with its 50th anniversary

    Inauguration of the Madison facility expansion along with its 50th anniversary

    Madison, SD — Manitou Group, a world reference in the handling, aerial work platforms and earth moving sectors, celebrates the grand opening of its Madison, South Dakota 80,000-square-foot expansion project which coincides with the company’s 50th anniversary of manufacturing skid loaders.

    Now open: DEWALT Trades Scholarship application

    Now Open: DEWALT Trades Scholarship Application

    To support the need for skilled trade workers, DEWALT will award $200,000 in scholarships to up to 40 students across the U.S. and Canada  Scholarships will help support trade education in a variety of fields including construction technology, electrical and plumbing  DEWALT Scholarship Program celebrates its fifth year in helping to address the trade skills […]

    Experience and teamwork fuel momentum on S.T. Wooten’s I-95 road widening project

    Experience and teamwork fuel momentum on S.T. Wooten’s I-95 road widening project

    By Michael Alford, Vice President at S.T. Wooten As temperatures soar and the days get longer, excitement is starting to build for summer vacation. For S.T. Wooten, the focus is on making sure travel dreams don’t turn into nightmares for people driving on I-95 as the company makes progress on its 18-mile road-widening project to […]

    Ignite Attachments Expands Snow Tool Lineup

    Ignite Attachments Expands Snow Tool Lineup

    MOORHEAD, Minn. – Ignite Attachments, a breakthrough manufacturer of compact equipment attachments, adds to its growing lineup of direct-to-you products with new snow tools. The company launched a line of commercial-grade snow blades for heavy-duty snow removal tasks. Additionally, Ignite beefed up existing snow tool lines to provide more efficiency. This includes an optional hydraulic […]

    Offering lower fuel and maintenance costs, the new Cat® 988 GC Wheel Loader meets production targets at a low cost per hour

    The new Cat® 988 GC Wheel Loader delivers reliable and efficient operation, allowing customers to move more material at a lower cost per hour for a faster return on investment. The new loader offers up to 5% less fuel consumption and up to 15% lower maintenance costs than the Cat 988K. Designed to maximize life-cycle […]

    ATA Urges Congress to Establish National Framework for Automated Vehicles

    ATA Urges Congress to Establish National Framework for Automated Vehicles

    Washington – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that automated vehicle technology holds great promise to enhance highway safety, boost economic productivity, and support trucking’s essential workforce.

    222,000 U.S. bridges need repair; Federal Infrastructure Law Bridge Program providing needed resources

    222,000 U.S. bridges need repair; Federal Infrastructure Law Bridge Program providing needed resources

    36 percent of U.S. bridges need repair, including 76,600 that should be replaced. Of bridges needing repair, nearly 42,400 are in Poor Condition. Motorists cross these structures 167 million times daily. States have committed $3.2 billion – 30 Percent of $10.6 billion in available Federal Bridge Formula Funds – for 2,060 Projects National and State Data […]

    National Pile Croppers aids Ukraine rebuild

    National Pile Croppers aids Ukraine rebuild

    The war in the Ukraine has a been a calamity for the people of the country. Now however, signs of hope are emerging with the Ukrainian government starting to rebuild the infrastructure of the country. Playing a part is a shipment from National Pile Croppers which contained a Heavy Duty CFA rig which is now […]