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Burke Indictment Shows That 'Chicago Way' Is Still Alive | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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Alderman Ed Burke leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse after being arraigned for corruption.

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Alderman Ed Burke, 75, the longtime chairman of the Chicago City Council’s powerful finance committee, was indicted June 4 on 14 counts of racketeering, attempted extortion, conspiracy and attempting to use interstate commerce to facilitate unlawful activity.

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FAA sees $17.7B proposed for 2020, allocates $840M grants | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • In two pieces of good news for U.S. airports this month, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced $840 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants, and President Donald Trump's proposed $17.1 billion fiscal 2020 budget for the FAA has made it through the House Appropriations Committee with $614 million more than requested, putting the new total for the FAA at $17.7 billion.

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Equipment Roundup: Bobcat intros powerful new UTVs; Case intros 2050M landfill dozer; Kobelco intros 2 new excavators; Latest wheel loader models doing more; Deutz to take over Sany engine production | Dump Truck Company

Deutz to take over production of Sany’s engine range in new joint venture

Germans take their carbon footprint seriously. The Chinese are doing everything they can to reduce air pollution. So it comes as no surprise that the German engine manufacturer Deutz and the Chinese charlotte nc dump trucks manufacturer Sany have entered a joint venture agreement for around 75,000 new diesel engines by 2022.

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Equipment Roundup: Chevy, GMC unveil 2020 1500 pickups; ASV debuts high-torque VT-70 CTL; Doosan intros three new mini excavators; Komatsu debuts PC290LCi-11 semi-auto excavator | Dump Truck Company

Komatsu expands semi-auto excavator lineup with new PC290LCi-11

Komatsu has added a new model to its lineup of excavators equipped with the company’s intelligent Machine Control sensor package.

The new 30-ton PC290LCi-11 is powered by a 6.69-liter Komatsu SAA6D107E-3 engine delivering 196 horsepower and Tier 4 Final compliance through these of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and a diesel particulate filter (DPF).

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Port of Alaska, short on cash, moving forward with portion of $2B modernization | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Port of Alaska officials are moving forward with one portion of their $1.9 billion modernization plan — construction of a $223 million petroleum and cement terminal — and plan on using the $60 million they have on hand to fund one year's worth of columbus oh dump truck company while they look for other ways to fund the remainder, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported.

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GDOT holds public meeting to discuss plans for new toll lanes on I-285 | Dump Truck Company

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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) held public meetings to discuss its plans to build new toll lanes along Interstate 285 to ease traffic congestion and link the region’s growing network of toll lanes around the Perimeter between Acworth and Buford, where GDOT spokeswoman Natalie Dale says, “A quarter of a million people use this roadway,” the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Audit discovers billions in PennDOT road and bridge funds transferred to state police | Dump Truck Company

construction conesWhen the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) was audited recently, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale discovered that more than $4.25 billion in Motor License Fund money that was supposed to go toward the repair, construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of roads and bridges had been transferred to the state police, beginning in the 2012-13 fiscal year, Transportation Today News reports.

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How to demolish the construction worker suicide epidemic | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

The following is a guest post from Aaron Wilson, M.D., chief medical officer at Sierra Tucson, a treatment center in Tucson, Arizona.

In a profession where showing your vulnerabilitycould be condemned as a weakness, it easy to see how the country’s construction industry suicide epidemic has multiplied into what could be considered a modern-day behavioral health plague.

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Equipment Roundup: Autonomous dozers, excavators are here; Latest CTLs treading different paths; Hitachi debuts EX1200-7 excavator; Komatsu unveils PC1250-11 excavators; Mack debuts first electric truck | Dump Truck Company

With debut of its first electric truck, Mack not concerned about range, payload

While concerns have been repeatedly raised about the payload and range of all-electric trucks in general, Mack believes the refuse industry will prove to be a good fit for its first battery-powered truck.

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House Subcommittee proposes increasing FY 2020 budgets for MSHA, OSHA, NIOSH | Dump Truck Company

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Now that the House is controlled by Democrats, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee approved a draft bill that proposes increased funding for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Safety + Health reports.

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Man steals bulldozer from Arizona gravel pit, tears up roads | Dump Truck Company

Photo by Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

An Arizona man recently led deputies on a slow-speed chase after allegedly stealing a bulldozer.

On Tuesday, April 30, 35-year-old Jeremy James Sterling was charged with stealing a bulldozer from the Mohave County Road Department gravel pit in Golden Valley, Arizona, and took patrol units and a helicopter on a wild and destructive chase, the Mohave Valley Daily News reports.

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Martin-Harris/Turner recommended for final phase of $1.4B Las Vegas Convention Center project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • A Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority committee has recommended, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, that the third and final construction contract for its $1.4 billion convention center expansion and renovation project be awarded to the joint venture of Martin-Harris Construction and Turner Construction (Martin-Harris/Turner JV).

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Equipment Roundup: Deere intros backhoe for skid steers, CTLs; Roush unveils 2019 Super Duty trucks; Land-clearing attachment roundup; Manitowoc previews first mobile self-erecting crane; Wirtgen intros F-Series milling machines | Dump Truck Company

Wirtgen intros F-Series large milling machines

Offering milling widths from 1.5 to 2.5 meters (4.9 to 8.2 feet) and milling depths of up to 330 millimeters (13 inches), Wirtgen‘s new W 210 Fi, W 200 Fi and W 200 F models are equipped with engines rated up to 755 horsepower (563 kilowatts) and a high torque output at 1,300 rpm.

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Jacobs, AECOM, Tutor Perini Q1 earnings results hint at room for growth | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

As U.S. columbus oh dump truck company deal with the rising costs of both material and labor, the latter of which is driven partially by a shortage of skilled workers, three of the country’s biggest construction industry players — AECOM, Tutor Perini and Jacobs Engineering Group — reported their most recent quarterly earnings this week, proving that despite these challenges, there are still plenty of opportunities.

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New Houston airport building opens, but with $600K mistake | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport officials in Houston are welcoming employees to the first completed project of the facility’s $1.2 billion overhaul this week, but a construction blunder has left the $18 million administration building without water service and the airport facing a fix that will cost $600,000, KTRK ABC 13 reported.

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Fluor CEO steps down, company reports $58M Q1 net loss | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • On the same day — May 2 — that Fluor Corp. announced Carlos Hernandez would be stepping into the position of Interim CEO, replacing former CEO David Seaton, who resigned effective May 1, the columbus oh dump truck company reported a net loss of $58 million for the first quarter of 2019 as compared to an $18 million loss for the first quarter of 2018.

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PHOTOS: The Equipment and Crowds of Bauma 2019 (Part 2) | Dump Truck Company

More than any other trade show on the planet, Bauma, hosted every three years in Munich, Germany, is a walking show. After spending nearly a whole week at this year’s show, I checked my Apple Watch activity stats and found that I averaged nearly 10 miles of walking each day at the show thanks to countless trips up and down the “expressway” that cuts through the Munich convention center’s 18-building layout and in and out of the gargantuan outdoor exhibition area.

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Equipment Roundup: Cat launches Global Operator Challenge; Prinoth unveils Panther T7R crawler carrier; Hitachi intros new mining excavators; Potain MDT 809 Manitowoc’s largest topless crane; Terex sells boom trucks, truck cranes to Load King | Dump Truck

Terex sells boom truck, truck crane and crossover products to Load King

After announcing in February that it would sell its Demag crane line to Tadano, Terex says it has sold its boom truck, truck crane and crossover product lines to Load King, a subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source.

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University of Ala. receives $8M DOT grant to fund traffic control technologies | Dump Truck Company

alabama the beautiful road signThe U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded more than $8 million to the University of Alabama’s (UA) Alabama Transportation Institute (ATI) to fund the use of modernized technology to improve traffic control systems in west-central Alabama through the Advanced Connected Transportation Infrastructure and Operations Network (ACTION) project, Yellowhammer News reports.

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Equipment Roundup: Case unveils futuristic Tetra loader; Cat “ready” for electric machines; Volvo unveils electric excavator, loader; Fayat unveils autonomous tandem roller; Manitowoc intros 3 new Grove cranes | Dump Truck Company

Manitowoc debuts 3 new Grove all-terrain cranes at Bauma

At the Bauma 2019 show in Munich, U.S. crane maker Manitowoc unveiled three new all-terrain cranes under its Grove brand.

The new cranes include a five-axle machine, GMK5250XL-1, and two three-axle models: the GMK3060L and GMK3050-2.

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DC-area utility: Purple Line construction dangerously close to water main | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Carla Reid, the general manager of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), has penned a letter to Kevin Quinn, head of the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), asking the agency to stop construction on a portion of the nearly $6 billion Purple Line light-rail project, claiming it threatens a critical water distribution main in Prince George’s County, Maryland, The Washington Post reported.

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PHOTOS: The Equipment and Crowds of Bauma 2019 (Part 1) | Dump Truck Company

More than any other trade show on the planet, Bauma, hosted every three years in Munich, Germany, is a walking show. After spending nearly a whole week at this year’s show, I checked my Apple Watch activity stats and found that I averaged nearly 10 miles of walking each day at the show thanks to countless trips up and down the “expressway” that cuts through the Munich convention center’s 18-building layout and in and out of the gargantuan outdoor exhibition area.

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Minnich presents top dealer awards | Dump Truck Company

Minnich Manufacturing 2018 top dealers in sales performance Overall and Midwest Region winner

Overall and Midwest Region winner: From left, Jake Logan of Logan Contractors Supply, Keaton Klocko of Logan Contractors Supply, Matt Camp of Logan Contractors Supply, Tim Roberts of Logan Contractors Supply, Ryan Thorson of Logan Contractors Supply, Dave Potter of Logan Contractors Supply, Dan Ribbens of Logan Contractors Supply.

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$1.2B Minnesota DOT projects planned in 2019 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The Minnesota DOT has announced that $1.2 billion of transit-related projects will kick off in 2019. More than 200 highway, road and bridge columbus oh dump truck company projects will collectively total more than $1.1 billion, and airport, port, transit and railroad projects, according to Finance & Commerce, have an approximate value of $56 million.

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25 woman-, minority-owned firms graduate from Kansas City Airport project JV's management course | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Twenty five women and minority participants graduated last week from a training program geared to prepare small businesses to submit bids and participate in construction conducted by the general contractor for the $1.5 billion Kansas City Airport terminal project in Kansas City, Missouri, WDAF-TV Kansas City reported.

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Equipment Roundup: Komatsu intros GD655-7 grader; Cat unveils 777G off-highway truck; Vintage Deere loader in great shape; Volvo debuts EC750E HR excavator; Deere intros new equipment simulators | Dump Truck Company

John Deere intros new construction charlotte nc dump trucks simulators

John Deere has introduced a new line of operator training simulators that can be outfitted as several types of equipment.

The new simulators combine interchangeable joysticks and foot pedals with realistic 3D software.

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