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Illinois Contractors Appeal Ruling That Exempts Home Rule From Transportation Lockbox | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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2016 Safe Roads Amendment was approved by voters to force transportation taxes and fees to be used on transportation projects

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Illinois highway Charlotte NC dump truck contractor argue that a 2016 amendment requiring transportation funding to go only to transportation projects such as this highway bridge construction project is being flouted by Cook County, the largest county, by population, in the state.

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Ill. Contractors Appeal Ruling That Exempts Home Rule From Transportation Lockbox | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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Voters okayed 2016 Safe Roads amendment to force use of transportation taxes, fees on designated projects

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Illinois highway Charlotte NC dump truck contractor argue that a 2016 amendment requiring transportation funding to go only to transportation projects such as this highway bridge construction project is being flouted by Cook County, the largest county, by population, in the state.

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NY pot law creates safety, liability issues for contractors | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The legalization last month of recreational marijuana in New York State created uncertainty for columbus oh dump truck company on how to ensure jobsite safety, and could open them up to more liability than in any of the other 14 states where pot is no longer outlawed, industry observers told Construction Dive.

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Roadblocks to Recovery: The factors that could slow construction's comeback from COVID-19 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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The road to recovery for construction may be longer than many people think.

As the second quarter of 2021 kicks off, contractor confidence is high, with plenty of optimism that the coming resurgence of re-started projects will lift construction firms from the abyss of COVID-19 to go even beyond their pre-pandemic heights.

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Walsh hits pause on ETS as political will for new COVID-19 rules wanes | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • After missing a March 15 presidential deadline, the development of an emergency temporary standard for COVID-19 has now been put on hold by Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, as the urgency for its issuance declines among rising vaccination numbers and the political will for its implementation has thinned, according to media reports and expert analysis.

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Citing environmental justice, feds tell TxDOT to pause $7.5B I-45 widening | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Responding to activists’ complaints and citing “environmental justice concerns,” the Federal Highway Administration has asked the Texas Department of Transportation to pause its $7.5 billion plan to widen Interstate 45 through Houston, including refraining from issuing any new requests for proposals, until it can determine if the project violates the Civil Rights Act.

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New details emerge for Philadelphia's $2.5B Navy Yard project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp., the city's public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, has executed an agreement with Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners, granting them the exclusive rights for a $2.5 billion, 109-acre development at the Navy Yard.

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Walsh indicates support for minimum wage hike, collective bargaining | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Labor Secretary Marty Walsh took a worker-first stance in a series of interviews and statements following the introduction of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan last week, while calling on workers to get vaccinated and affirming his commitment to organized labor and raising the federal minimum wage.

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Legoland hit with $346K environmental fines at New York park | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The owner of the $500 million Legoland New York amusement park, Merlin Entertainments, has struck a deal with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to pay $346,000 for 36 citations primarily related to construction runoff into a local creek, the Times Herald-Record reported.

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Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan has something for everyone. And that's its biggest risk. | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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With a $2 trillion spending proposal that dwarfs both the New Deal and the build-out of the American interstate highway system, President Joe Biden provided long-awaited details for a massive infrastructure plan that touches on everything from airports to highways, clean drinking water to revamped electric grids, school construction to public transit and clean energy to bolstered broadband deployment.

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Granite's backlog declines, but bids are roaring back, CEO says | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Taking the final steps to bring its books back into compliance after accounting irregularities forced it to restate its financials going back to 2017 while voicing optimism that the outlook is improving quickly in 2021, Granite Construction reported fourth quarter 2020 revenue of $945.6 million, up 6.8% from $885.6 million a year earlier, and full year 2020 sales of $3.6 billion, an increase of 3.4% from the $3.4 billion it took in for all of 2019.

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Buttigieg: $11.6B Hudson River Tunnel a Biden DOT priority | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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In first week, Walsh talks about unions, jobsite inspectors, COVID-19 standard | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Shortly after being confirmed as secretary of labor on March 22, Marty Walsh highlighted a number of issues that he sees as critical priorities for the American workforce, including making sure workers feel safe on the job, revisiting the need for an emergency temporary standard for COVID-19, putting inspectors out in force on worksites, getting women back to columbus oh dump truck company and rebuilding the middle class through union membership.

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How the PRO Act could change the way contractors do business | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

The construction industry’s use of independent columbus oh dump truck company and subcontractors, even sub-subcontractors, is standard practice. The nature of the business requires a wide range of expertise and independent columbus oh dump truck company can help with the short-term staffing that a columbus oh dump truck company does not have in-house, or they can supplement a contractor's full-time workforce.

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Troubled multiemployer pension plans saved through coronavirus relief bill | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, aimed at relieving some of the economic damage inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, provides hundreds of billions of dollars to states and cities, some of which will fund infrastructure projects, employee retention credits for businesses and $1,400 stimulus checks to many Americans.

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Awaiting confirmation, Walsh doubles down on including minorities and women in Boston contracts | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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While Boston Mayor Marty Walsh awaits a full Senate vote to decide if he will become President Joe Biden’s Labor Department secretary, a recent dustup over his city's contracts for women- and minority-owned businesses illustrates how he may approach the issue at the federal level.

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On the Scene: February 2021 | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

Perkins Eastman’s office in Chicago

In January, Perkins Eastman’s office in Chicago’s historic Rookery Building achieved a platinum WELL health and safety rating from the International WELL Building Institute; the rating was created specifically for the post COVID-19 columbus oh dump truck work environment.

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Top Starts Battered by COVID Uncertainty | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

Ford Motor Co.’s $700-million electric care investment

The first phase of Ford Motor Co.’s $700-million electric care investment in Dearborn, Mich., began in 2020.

ENR Midwest’s Top Starts in 2020 fell to levels not seen since 2015, as the record-setting pace of starts over the last three years faltered with owners delaying or canceling projects nationwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Construction Loses 61K Jobs in February as Unemployment Rate Hits 9.6% | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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Construction lost 61,000 jobs in February, and the industry's unemployment rate rose to 9.6%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Construction's employment picture worsened in February, as the industry lost 61,000 jobs, its first monthly decline since last April, and its jobless rate rose, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

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Florida DOT called out Skanska just hours after barge strike | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A Florida Department of Transportation official admonished Skanska USA Civil Southeast and placed blame with the contractor for damage to the new Pensacola Bay Bridge that occurred during September 2020's Hurricane Sally, according to new court filings and other documents made public this month.

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Permitting, regulations add $867M and 3 years to Enbridge Line 3 project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Report: Most construction ESOPs not significantly impacted by pandemic | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In a survey of construction companies with employee stock ownership plans in place, Prairie Capital Advisors found that they fared well in many key areas, with almost 68% reporting that the pandemic had not impacted their operations as far as sustainability, cash flow and liquidity, culture or stock repurchase obligation.

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Boring Co. proposal for 4-mile California loop advances | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Brightline SoCal rail project still on track despite financing, cost issues | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Tappan Zee Constructors sues New York State Thruway on $4B bridge project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Tappan Zee Constructors, a design-build team that includes Fluor, American Bridge, Traylor Bros and Granite Construction, has filed a lawsuit against the New York State Thruway Authority seeking $961 million for extra costs associated with bad weather, a crane collapse and interference from another design-build team in TZC's performance on the $4 billion Gov.

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Report: Construction of many international sports venues faces 'perfect storm of corruption' | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Poor planning, complex contracting, a lack of accountability and high levels of collusion contribute to a “perfect storm for corruption” in the construction of international sports venues, according to a new study published by Engineers Against Poverty.

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Skanska 2020 earnings: Overall profit hits record high, construction revenue down 12% | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden-based contractor Skanska declared record profits for its overall business in 2020. Profit for the full year was 9.3 billion Swedish krona ($1.1 billion), up 46% from 2019 and fourth-quarter profit was 5.1 billion krona, up 163% from the same period in 2019, the columbus oh dump truck company announced last week.

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Court Says Disputed $2.6B Minnesota Pipeline Fix Can Continue | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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Decision allows pipe replacement work, which began Dec. 1, to continue while court hears merits of tribes' legal challenge. Image: Enbridge

Canadian energy giant Enbridge gained a key court win on its disputed $2.6-billion Minnesota oil pipeline project, but legal and political actions could still cloud completion of Line 3 replacement columbus oh dump truck work amid the change of administrations and President Joe Biden's first-day decision to cancel the cross-border Keystone XL line.

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UPDATE: US, State Courts Say Disputed $2.6B Minnesota Pipeline Fix Can Continue | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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Decision allows pipe replacement work, which began Dec. 1, to continue while court hears merits of tribes' legal challenge. Image: Enbridge

Canadian energy giant Enbridge now has gained two court rulings allowing columbus oh dump truck work to proceed on its disputed $2.6-billion Minnesota oil pipeline replacement project, but political actions could still cloud completion of Line 3 columbus oh dump truck work amid President Joe Biden’s first-day decision last month to cancel the cross-border Keystone XL line.

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What a Marty Walsh-led Labor Department could mean for construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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When Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, a former construction union leader, appears before a Senate committee this morning in the first round of hearings for his nomination as Secretary of Labor, it's likely many in the construction industry will be wondering how he might influence the federal policies and regulations under which they work.

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Despite COVID-19 layoffs, construction union membership held steady in 2020 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In its annual release on union membership, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of wage and salary construction workers with union membership declined from a little more than 1 million in 2019 to 993,000 in 2020, but the percentage increased slightly from 12.6% to 12.7%.

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Tutor Perini lambastes California bullet train authority | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • California bullet train contractor Tutor Perini has taken the California High-Speed Rail Authority to task in a 36-page letter, calling its failure to obtain the necessary rights of way after more than seven years since obtaining approval for the project "beyond comprehension" and indicating that the $20 billion, 23-mile Central Valley segment might not meet a November 2022 funding deadline, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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5 international projects to watch in 2021 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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With a new year comes a new round of project completions, or at least project milestones. From airports to office buildings, the focus in 2021 will encompass a wide variety of construction undertakings as columbus oh dump truck company fight to overcome the economic uncertainties brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Construction, other trade groups decry mob violence at US Capitol | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Wednesday’s mob attack on the U.S. Capitol incited by President Donald Trump unintentionally unified lawmakers there, the head of the Associated General Contractors of America said yesterday, as a flurry of business groups distanced themselves from the president and government leaders called for his removal from office.

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Employers do not have to pay for certain travel time between office, telework locations, DOL says | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • An employee who chooses to telework for part of the day and columbus oh dump truck company in an office for part of the day, and who has sufficient time to perform personal tasks in between, need not be compensated for travel time between the two locations, the U.S.

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Dozer intros dominated by Cat in 2020 | Dump Truck Company

Caterpillar dominated the headlines in 2020 for dozer news.

The dump trucks charlotte nc launched six new machines – seven if you count one that simply got a name change. Along with that, it continued its new model naming system with fewer letters, for a more streamlined nomenclature the dump trucks charlotte nc hopes will be easier for customers to follow.

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The 2020 Year in Dozers: Cat Dominates With Lineup Revamp, Case Makes Waves With DL550B Dozer Loader | Dump Truck Company

Caterpillar dominated the headlines in 2020 for dozer news.

The dump trucks charlotte nc launched six new machines – seven if you count one that simply got a name change. Along with that, it continued its new model naming system with fewer letters, for a more streamlined nomenclature the dump trucks charlotte nc hopes will be easier for customers to follow.

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This Extremely Rare 1913 Thew Type-O Steam Shovel Took 2 Years to Restore | Dump Truck Company


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Video: Kioti Aims At Exploding Compact Construction Market With First Skid Steer, CTL | Dump Truck Company

Kioti has unveiled its first construction machines, the tentatively-named SL750 skid steer and the TL750 compact track loader. In the video below, we give you the details and initial specs on these machines, but we also take a look at the growth of compact charlotte nc dump trucks in 2020 and some of the potential reasons behind Kioti’s entrance into the market.

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CDC recommends construction workers get coronavirus vaccine after grocery workers, older Americans | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Construction workers should receive the coronavirus vaccine after other frontline essential workers, as well as people age 75 and older,according to recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

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Can the pandemic's construction lessons help Biden boost infrastructure? | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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When New York City Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Lorraine Grillo unveiled the city’s first COVID-19 Center of Excellence in early December, a new 22,000-square-foot medical facility in the Bronx with 40 exam rooms that it built for the city’s public hospital system, it didn’t come a moment too soon.

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Madison Square Garden Entertainment takes over construction of Vegas Sphere | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Madison Square Garden Entertainment announced that the columbus oh dump truck company and general contractor AECOM have terminated their construction agreement for the $1.7 billion MSG Sphere entertainment venue in Las Vegas and that MSG will take over construction.

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How 5 chains are designing restaurants for a digital future | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Drive-thru has long been the bread and butter for major U.S. restaurant chains, but the pandemic has accelerated diner engagement with digital channels — offering opportunities for QSRs to integrate loyalty programs and new technology with the drive-thru lane, as well as an opening for fast casual brands to create mobile-only drive-thrus.

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Study: Construction has the highest COVID-19 rate of nearly any industry | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A new study tracking the results of more than 730,000 COVID-19 tests found that construction workers had the highest positivity rates for asymptomatic cases of any occupation, including healthcare staff, first responders, correctional personnel, elderly care workers, grocery store workers and food service employees.

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Skanska claims liability should be waived for damages caused by construction barges | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Skanska USA Civil Southeast has turned to the federal courts in an attempt to eliminate or significantly reduce its liability for damages caused by barges that broke loose from the $430 million Pensacola Bay Bridge construction project during Hurricane Sally in August by having its barges recognized as vessels protected under maritime law.

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Innovator of the Year: NEXT Coalition | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Construction remained essential throughout most of the country at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, which left columbus oh dump truck company in need of ways to protect workers and keep jobsites clean and safe not just from the usual dangerous work, but from infection.

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Pandemic revs up drive-thru restaurant design | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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In 2017, Arby's realized its production line was no longer working. Its menu had grown complex with the addition of new proteins and having sandwiches done in one station was creating too much crossover and opportunities for error, John Kelly, Arby's chief operating officer, said.

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Brightline, Disney strike deal to build high-speed rail station near Orlando, Florida | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • High-speed rail operator Brightline and the Walt Disney World Resort announced they are planning to build a train station at entertainment complex Disney Springs, which is only a few miles from Walt Disney World's theme parks, water parks and 25 hotels in the Orlando, Florida, metro area.

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Replacing Twin Peaks tunnel ballast could cost San Francisco 'tens of millions of dollars' | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency could have to pay "tens of millions of dollars" more to fix deficiencies in the $50 million Twin Peaks Tunnel Improvement project, an official told the San Francisco County Transportation Authority at a meeting earlier this month.

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Video: How Spot the Robot Dog Got a Job in Construction | The Dirt #17 | Dump Truck Company

A partnership between Trimble and robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics has given the construction industry its first full-fledged robot. It’s called “Spot”, named for its dog-like appearance. But why does it look like a dog? What can it do? How can construction projects benefit from its presence? We had those questions and many more so we asked Martin Holmgren, the General Manager for Buildings Field Solutions at Trimble and Brian Ringley, Construction Technology Manager at Boston Dynamics to join us on this episode of The Dirt to discuss Spot and the future of robotics in construction.

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Equipment Roundup: Komatsu WA800-8 is Good For Your Wallet (Video); Deere Loader Expert Breaks Down Midsize improvements; Tilting, rotating Merlo R70 tele handlers; Deere improves Grade Pro, SmartGrade graders; Stackable TransCube mobile refueler | Dump T

Western Global’s stackable TransCube Cab is a mobile refueler for jobsites

Western Global’s new trailer-mounted TransCube Cab brings fuel to the jobsite to reduce downtime for construction and auxiliary equipment, the dump trucks charlotte nc says.

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Former ComEd CEO, Lobbyist Indicted in Illinois Bribes-for-Rate-Increase Scheme | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has seen the ComEd bribery investigation reach his inner circle with the indictment of lobbyist Michael McClain. AP photo

A federal grand jury indicted the former CEO of Commonweath Edison, the big Illinois energy company, and a key state assistant in the state legislature, of bribery and conspiracy involving payoffs and wide-ranging illegal enrichment scheme.

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Construction's COVID-19 record might be worse than you think | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Conventional wisdom suggests construction has done relatively well combating the spread of COVID-19 on U.S. jobsites.

While there have been outbreaks at high-profile projects such as Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas and as many as 13 San Francisco Bay Area jobsites, the industry as a whole hasn’t drawn attention for the debilitating scourges that have made news in healthcare, nursing homes and the meatpacking industry.

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