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[Podcast] Safe and Sound | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Welcome to “Safe and Sound: Elevating the conversation around construction safety,” a podcast series focused on looking globally to help columbus oh dump truck company create better safety standards locally.

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Hotel construction pipeline ends 2019 with record high | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The global hotel construction pipeline hit a record high at the end of 2019, according to the latest report from Lodging Econometrics, with 15,000 projects totaling 2.5 million rooms in various stages of planning and construction, an 11% increase in the number of projects and an 8% increase in the number of rooms from the year ending 2018.

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LBX names CRW southeastern Pennsylvania Link-Belt dealer | Dump Truck Company

LBX has added CRW Corporation to its dealer network serving southeastern Pennsylvania.

CRW will sell, service and rent Link-Belt excavators in the Pennsylvania counties of Adams, Centre, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union and York.

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Collaboration trumps competition in offsite construction industry, and other takeaways from World of Modular | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

ORLANDO, Florida — For a practice that demands “collaboration on steroids,” it’s no wonder that the nation’s largest modular building-focused conference and expo brought under one roof some 900 architects, offsite manufacturers and experienced builders amid a looming pandemic that’s been derailing events all over the world.

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Employees on California bullet train project claim they were told to keep quiet about issues | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Employees working for WSP Global Inc. on the California bullet train project said they were discouraged from sharing bad news about the project, including a senior supervisory scheduler, who said he was told to “shut up and not say anything,” the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Scrutiny shifts to city of New Orleans in the aftermath of the Hard Rock collapse | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

While New Orleans residents and the families of those workers injured and killed in the Hard Rock Hotel collapse in October wait for the demolition of the structure to move forward, more attention regarding the cause of the collapse has been turned to the city's building department to question whether inspectors shirked their responsibility to ensure the integrity of the construction process.

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OSHA advisory committee discusses major industry hazards | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Last week, the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH), which makes construction regulation recommendations to OSHA, held two public teleconference meetings to address how the agency could increase awareness and potentially update its standards for hazards that pose a great risk to industry workers — falls, excavation and trenches, opioids and suicide.

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AECOM NYC office nabs MTA, Port Authority veterans | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • AECOM has hired two executives with decades of infrastructure-related experience to help lead its New York City-based group: Tom Prendergast, former chairman and CEO of the New York area Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Denise Berger, former chief of operations of the Engineering Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Equipment Roundup: Hyundai to build hydrogen-powered excavators; Snorkel to intro longest telescopic boom lift; LiuGong enters U.S. scissor lift market; Landclearing attachments roundup; Can new scissor lift market entrants succeed? | Dump Truck Company

‘Superheated’ scissor lift market spurs new entrants Pettibone, LGMG. Can they succeed?

Craig Paylor, former president of JLG, was looking to add some scissor lifts in 2018 as an additional revenue stream to his truck distribution business.

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Equipment Roundup: The Top 5 Machines & Tools of World of Concrete 2020; Nikola unveils electric Badger pickup; Wirtgen debuts new paving train; Doosan adds DX62R-3 reduced tail-swing excavator; Hilti intros world’s first cordless breaker (VIDEO) | Dump T

VIDEO > Hilti TE 500-A36 is the first cordless breaker: Makes destruction easier, can be paired with cordless backpack dust collector

Hilti used the World of Concrete to debut what it calls the world’s first cordless breaker, the TE 500-A36.

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The Dotted Line: How to get payment from slow-paying general contractors | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

When it comes to funding labor and material costs for any given construction project, subcontractors are usually left with the lion's share. Everyone in the chain of command typically understands that invoices should reflect all columbus oh dump truck company approved and completed to date and be submitted in a timely manner so that those responsible for bearing the costs can stay cash buoyant.

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New Orleans building inspectors suspended over alleged Hard Rock project negligence | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • New Orleans city officials suspended two building inspectors amid allegations they falsified inspection reports for the Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans project before the deadly October 2019 collapse that killed three workers, WWLT in New Orleans reported.

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California bullet train construction update shows costs could reach $100B | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released its Draft 2020 Business Plan.

Although it is making progress and putting Californians to columbus oh dump truck company on the bullet train construction, the costs for the full project have grown at least another $1.3 billion to an average estimate of $80.3 billion and future funding remains uncertain.

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Fluor decides to keep government business, faces SEC investigation | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:​

  • In disclosing fiscal year 2019 and Q4 2019 financial results this morning, Fluor Corp. announced that the SEC is conducting an investigation of its past accounting and financial reporting, and has requested documents and information related to projects for which the columbus oh dump truck company recorded charges in the second quarter of 2019.

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Comcast developer, LF Driscoll face off in lawsuits over extra work at $1.5B Philadelphia tower | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • A unit of developer Liberty Property Trust is suing L.F. Driscoll Co., the general contractor for the $1.5 billion Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia, for $103.4 million in cost overruns and schedule setbacks that delayed the building's hotel opening by two years, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

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New Jersey DOL cites, fines Katerra sub for wage violations | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJDOL) has issued a stop-work order to subcontractor REB Construction and Maintenance LLC for failure to take the proper deductions from its employees' pay and for not keeping the required payroll records related to columbus oh dump truck company performed on a project in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Alaska construction spending to near $7B in 2020 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • A new report prepared by research and consulting firm McDowell Group for the Associated General Contractors of Alaska and the Alaska Construction Industry Progress Fund, whose mission is to advance the interests of the construction industry in the state, says that Alaskans can expect $6.7 billion of construction spending in 2020.

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Suffolk rebrands, expands beyond construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • General contractor Suffolk announced this week a rebranding and diversification strategy that will see the columbus oh dump truck company expand and introduce additional services to its current construction-based offerings and launch a new brand identity that includes a new logo.

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Worker killed at $1.5B Amazon airport project in Kentucky | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • An ironworker was killed Saturday while performing columbus oh dump truck company on the $1.5 billion Amazon Air hub project at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Hebron, Kentucky, an incident confirmed via an emailed statement to Construction Dive from the general contractor, Whiting-Turner Kokosing JV.

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New Orleans City Council forms committee to investigate Hard Rock Hotel project collapse, demolition | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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The New Orleans City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to form a special committee that will hold hearings on the October collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel, which was under construction, as well as on the recovery and demolition efforts since then.

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Connecticut construction exec sentenced to prison for defrauding employees out of $3.4M | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The owner of two Plainville, Connecticut-based construction companies has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison for money laundering after pleading guilty to deducting $3.4 million of sham pension administrative fees from his employees' paychecks and diverting the cash for his own use through two shell companies.

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NOAA Says 2019 Floods Caused $6.2B in Damage, Expects More | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

Damage in Nebraska from flooding

Damage in Nebraska from flooding was exacerbated by frozen ground swelling rivers.

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Flooding on the Mississippi River and its tributaries throughout Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and nine other states caused an estimated $6.2 billion in damage in 2019, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its annual National Climate Report, released Jan.

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Lendlease sues NYC building department over death citation | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • General contractor Lendlease is suing New York City's Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Office of Administration Trials and Hearings (OATH) over a citation the DOB issued the columbus oh dump truck company in 2018 after a glass panel fell during construction of the $3 billion Central Park Tower, killing a security guard, according to The Real Deal.

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VIDEO > Why I Buy Used Equipment: Repairability | Dump Truck Company

We recently visited with CLS Excavation, a Liberty Hill, Texas-based contractor that specializes in commercial site prep. In this video we hear from Clint Stephenson, co-owner and president of CLS. Clint’s fleet is 100 percent owned Cat charlotte nc dump trucks and much of it was purchased with thousands of hours already on the machine.

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Manhattan DA charges former Metro-North Railroad employee, two others in bid-rigging scheme | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Inspector General Carolyn Pokorny announced that a former Metro-North Railroad contract manager and two private-sector business executives have been indicted for bid rigging and related fraudulent activity in conjunction with contract awards for Metro-North, a suburban commuter rail service run by the MTA.

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NY Gov. Cuomo introduces $275B infrastructure plan | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week presented his fiscal year 2021 budget, which brings state investment in transportation infrastructure and other state-funded construction projects to $275 billion when adding in a new five-year, $175 billion infrastructure plan to the $100 billion of projects he introduced in 2016.

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Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher average pay than college degrees in Illinois | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The Illinois Economic Policy Institute, in conjunction with the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign's Project for Middle Class Renewal, released the results of a study that found that those enrolled in joint labor-management registered apprenticeships experience comparable training hours, graduation rates and pay as those who attend a four-year university in Illinois.

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USDOT launches interactive map to encourage opportunity zone investment | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • To encourage investment in "opportunity zones," the USDOT introduced an interactive map showing major federal infrastructure projects in and around areas designated as such, which have been designated as economically distressed, low-income communities where new investments, under certain conditions, are eligible for preferential tax treatment.

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The public construction firms to watch in 2020 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Required to please investors and meet board members' expectations, construction's publicly traded companies face more scrutiny and oversight than their privately held counterparts.

2019 was a year of ups and downs for many of the industry's public firms, with some dealing with challenges related to profits, risk and debt, and 2020 will undoubtedly bring new opportunities and issues for Wall Street's construction and engineering companies.

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Our picks for the Top Roadbuilding Equipment for 2019 | Dump Truck Company

This has been a solid year for new roadbuilding equipment, with introductions from Cat, Wirtgen, Roadtec and most of the major manufacturers.

We compiled a roundup of product rollouts that have appeared on charlotte nc dump trucks world.com in 2019 to date, to provide a quick overview of some of the new charlotte nc dump trucks on the market.

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Union accuses Amazon contractors of wage-related violations in Virginia | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters has announced the completion of its investigation into subcontractor payment practices on several Amazon projects in Virginia near the company's future second North American headquarters in Crystal City, and the resulting report presents evidence of alleged payroll and other labor violations.

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Levelset draws $30M of investment, including funds from Darren Bechtel of Brick & Mortar | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Levelset, the New Orleans-based tech columbus oh dump truck company that helps construction columbus oh dump truck company manage and complete the tangle of compliance paperwork needed to secure payment in a timely manner, announced today a $30 million round of funding led by Horizons Ventures with participation from S3 Ventures, Altos Ventures, Operating Venture Capital, Michael Gollner and Darren Bechtel of Brick & Mortar Ventures, bringing total outside investment to $47 million.

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Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier project 2 years behind schedule | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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4 bad planning habits to kick in 2020 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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AECOM weighs in on long distance Texas hyperloop construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • In a presentation to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's (CAMPO) Transportation Policy Board in Austin, Texas, AECOM's Steven Duong updated the regional planning agency on high-speed transportation options between the Texas cities of Forth Worth and Laredo, with several stops along the Interstate 35 corridor.

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Deere says new layoffs due to projected dips in construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Heavy columbus oh dump trucks maker Deere & Co. announced that it will lay off 57 workers at its Davenport, Iowa, manufacturing plant, citing reduced building activity that is expected to lower sales of its construction columbus oh dump trucks by as much as 15% next fiscal year, according to the Des Moines Register.

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Report: Scope of work changes top cause of construction disputes | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • In its second annual report on the cause of construction disputes, international consultancy HKA found that changes to a project's scope of columbus oh dump truck company was the most frequent contributor to disagreements across the sectors it studied: buildings; defense, aerospace and military; industrial; infrastructure; oil and gas; and power and utilities.

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Modular Monitor: Why does offsite construction matter? | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Hype for modular construction has hit a level of ubiquity.

It seems like every month another prefabricated hotel tops out at a record height for the delivery model, or a city official lauds the practice as the panacea for affordable housing — and the labor pinch —​ or a new offsite-based startup follows Katerra in stacking up investment funds.

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$3.9B P3 road project in Virginia breaks down into small bid packages for minority-owned businesses | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Equipment Roundup: How Tesla’s Cybertruck compares to other trucks; Bobcat’s new R2 Series excavators; Roxor’s new 4×4 built for work; Power Curbers intros 5700-D curb-gutter paver; Ditch Witch’s new RT80 trencher | Dump Truck Company

Ditch Witch’s new RT80 brings heavy-duty trenching to tight jobsites

Ditch Witch has redesigned its RT80 ride-on trencher for fitting into narrower spaces on urban and rural jobsites where larger trenchers can’t go.

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VIDEO: Is the Tesla Cybertruck a good truck? How it compares to Ford, Chevy & Ram | Dump Truck Company

Tesla has unveiled the Cybertruck, a beast of an electric pickup truck with a Blade Runner-esque brutalist design language that stacks up very favorably to your favorite fuel guzzler. Check the video below for a discussion of the truck’s design, configurations, pricing and a how it compares to traditional half-ton trucks from Ford, Chevy and Ram.

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The Dotted Line: Everything you need to know about construction contracts | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Contracts are crucial components of the construction process, but they can be among the most complicated and controversial aspects as well. As the industry shifts to increasingly collaborative project delivery methods and adopts new materials and technologies, construction professionals need to stay up to date on the how the legal landscape is evolving — or not — to ensure their columbus oh dump truck company is verified and protected.

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Building in Cincinnati under construction by Turner partially collapses, leaving 1 missing | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • One person is still missing on Tuesday morning after a building under construction by Turner Construction Co. partially collapsed during a pour of temporary concrete formwork on the 7th floor on Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the AP reported and Turner confirmed to Construction Dive.

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Building in Cincinnati under construction by Turner partially collapses, leaving 1 dead | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • One person is still missing on Tuesday morning after a building under construction by Turner Construction Co. partially collapsed during a pour of temporary concrete formwork on the 7th floor on Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the AP reported and Turner confirmed to Construction Dive.

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Building in Cincinnati under construction by Turner partially collapses, killing worker | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • One person is still missing on Tuesday morning after a building under construction by Turner Construction Co. partially collapsed during a pour of temporary concrete formwork on the 7th floor on Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the AP reported and Turner confirmed to Construction Dive.

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Amid shift to $1.4B P3 contract for Honolulu rail, another HART official resigns | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Paula Youngling has resigned as director of procurement for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART), according to documents obtained by Honolulu Civil Beat, making her the second high-ranking official to leave the authority as it pivots to a $1.4 billion public-private partnership (P3) in order to complete the $9 billion problem-plagued Honolulu rail project.

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HVAC sub claims Skanska owes it $4M in change orders for New York medical center project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • HVAC contractor Dynamic Systems Inc, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is suing New York City-based Skanska USA for what the subcontractor claims is $4.2 million in unpaid change orders for columbus oh dump truck company performed on the Westchester Medical Center-Ambulatory Care Pavilion project in Valhalla, New York.

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Equipment Roundup: Backhoe is Cat’s first “Smart Attachment” for skid steers, CTLs; Chevy unveils electric crate concept; Kobelco intros demolition excavators; Lifting attachment roundup; Milwaukee intros MX Fuel lineup of cordless tools | Dump Truck Comp

Milwaukee unveils MX Fuel lineup of cordless commercial construction tools with biggest batteries in the industry

If you think of Milwaukee as a maker of small tools like drills and the Sawzall, you’d be right, but the dump trucks charlotte nc recently took a big leap into much bigger tools and a bigger market with its MX Fuel Equipment System.

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Great Hall claims DIA's lack of engagement contributed to airport renovation problems | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Great Hall Partners, the Ferrovial-led consortium formerly brought on to renovate Denver International Airport's Jeppesen Terminal and serve a 34-year term as concessionaire as part of a $1.8 billion public-private partnership (P3) deal, recently claimed that DIA officials' lack of engagement contributed to delays and cost overruns, according to documents obtained by The Denver Post.

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Equipment Roundup: Stick-steer travel, XTC config add versatility to Cat’s new 306 excavator; Chevy unveils Carhartt Silverado HD; Backhoe is Cat’s first Smart Attachment for skid steers, CTLs; Morooka unveils its largest crawler carrier yet; Will contrac

Will dump trucks charlotte nc comply with new voluntary ANSI standards for aerial lifts?

When attending aerial lift industry conferences, Rick Smith regularly stops attendees to ask if they’re ready for the new ANSI standards for aerial charlotte nc dump truck company platforms.

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VIDEO: Backhoe is Cat’s first Smart Attachment for new D3 Series skid steers, CTLs | Dump Truck Company

On its new D3 Series of skid steers and compact track loaders, Caterpillar is launching its Smart Attachment platform.

Cat says the new Smart Attachments are an industry first, and with advanced machine technology, the new D3 Series skid steers and CTLs automatically recognize these smart charlotte nc dump truck company tools and tailor machine controls and operator information to match the attachment and the task.

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The value catalyst for building advantage | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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