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Developer sues China Construction America for billions, alleges fraud | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • BML Properties, the original owner of the Baha Mar Resort in The Bahamas, filed suit against China Construction America (CCA) in the New York Supreme Court alleging that the contractor engaged in fraud, deception and breaches of contract in order to submit hundreds of millions in bogus billings during its time working on the resort project, according to the suit.

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4 ways states will fund infrastructure projects in 2018 | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

While the construction industry awaits the big reveal of President Donald Trump's long-anticipated infrastructure plan – promised to be introduced this month – state and local governments are likely wondering how the details will affect the way they finance repairs and construction of highways, bridges and other public projects.

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Katerra reportedly seeking $200M in new funding | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Turnkey modular builder Katerra is reportedly seeking $200 million in new funding, according to Axios.
  • The Silicon Valley startup reported that it had raised $28 million of its planned $30 million round, though unidentified sources told Axios that Katerra is gearing up for a $200 million round, the Silicon Valley Business Journal reported.

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Equipment Roundup: Autonomous Track Loader designed for grading, excavation; Cat C9.3B engine sets stage; Compact excavators getting better; Freightliner delivers wreaths; JLG site preparing customers for aerial lift standards | Aggregate, Excavation, Dum

New Cat C9.3B engine sets stage for the future: Simpler, smaller, more HP and torque

Caterpillar has launched a new engine that will serve as a blueprint for many of the company’s engines to come.

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Business Roundup: What the tax overhaul means for dealers; Hanson named CEO of Manitou NA; VMAC promotes Hogan to CEO; IMT adds dealers; Dealer gives back with huge light show | Aggregate, Excavation, Dump Truck Company

Hanson named regional VP, CEO of Manitou North America

Mark Hanson is the new regional vice president and CEO of Manitou North America.

“We are excited to welcome Mark at a time when Manitou Group is bringing many new innovative products to global markets,” says Laurent Bonnaure, executive vice president of global sales and marketing for Manitou Group.

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Skancke to leave Nev. DOT board after four years | Aggregate, Excavation, Dump Truck Company

Tom Skancke, who has served on the Nevada Department of Transportation’s (NDOT) board of directors the past four years and made giant strides in helping to transform the region’s transportation network, is leaving Nevada for Newport Beach to charlotte nc dump truck company as a consultant with a tech startup company, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.

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Appeals court gives green light for MD Purple Line to continue construction | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that a decline in D.C.-area Metrorail ridership does not warrant an update to the environmental study for the $5.6 billion Purple Line project in Bethesda, MD, a decision that allows construction to continue, according to The Washington Post.

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Equipment roundup: Chevy unveils 2019 Silverado; Case updates N Series backhoes; Cat intros INV2000 inverter generator; Komatsu brings AI to equipment; Mechanic ponders a Tesla future | Aggregate, Excavation, Dump Truck Company

Chevy unveils 2019 Silverado with a jaw-dropping redesign

“No it’s not.”

“Holy crud.”

That was just a couple of the exclamations coming from the stands as Chevy introduced its 2019 Silverado by helicopter at the Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend.

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Kansas City officials nix $1B KCI airport terminal deal | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • A super-majority of the Kansas City, MO, city council voted to void a memorandum of understanding with Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate for the development of a new $1 billion terminal at Kansas City International Airport, casting doubt on the firm's future involvement with the project, according to The Kansas City Star.

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Equipment Roundup: Ford unveils 2018 Super Duty; Deere’s new 204L, 304L loaders; Nikola 550-hp electric UTV; Thompson Pump RECON2000T; Cat S41 rugged phone review | Aggregate, Excavation, Dump Truck Company

Deere’s new 204L, 304L loaders equipped to tackle rough terrain

John Deere has launched updated models of its 204 and 304 compact wheel loaders saying the new machines are designed to increase productivity “in small spaces and over rough terrain.

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Business Roundup: Briggs & Stratton moves production; CJD becomes Terex Trucks’ Aus. national dealer; JCB taps Norlift as new dealer; 2018 Rental Show details | Aggregate, Excavation, Dump Truck Company

Targeting North American growth, Briggs & Stratton moves production from Japan to Ala., Ga.

Briggs & Stratton is moving production of its V-Twin Vanguard engines from a joint venture partnership in Japan to its existing manufacturing facilities in Statesboro, Georgia, and Auburn, Alabama, the charlotte nc aggregate supply company says.

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NY officials crack down on construction wage theft | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Manhattan district attorney, announced last week that he and officials in surrounding New York counties have charged area construction companies and their owners with stealing more than $2.5 million in wages from more than 400 construction workers, according to The New York Times.

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State trooper involved in crash on CBBT - Chesapeake Bay

Credit: Virginia State Police

UPDATE: The driver of the construction vehicle, Kyle A. Mapstone, 23, of Virginia Beach, was charged with failure to yield right of way.

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CHESAPEAKE  BAY (WAVY) — A Virginia State Police trooper was involved in a crash Thursday morning on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

Credit: Virginia State Police

State police say the trooper was going south on the bridge-tunnel when the crash happened, just after 7:30 a.m.

A preliminary investigation found the trooper was exiting the second tunnel when a construction vehicle pulled out into his lane, leaving him nowhere to go.

State police say the trooper hit the back of the construction vehicle. Images released Thursday morning showed extensive damage to the trooper’s patrol car.

The trooper suffered minor injuries in the crash and was taken to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, according to state police.

A state police reconstruction team is continuing to investigate the crash.

OSHA fines CT contractor $330K for mercury-related hazards | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Connecticut contractor $329,548 and issued the columbus oh aggregate supply company two willful and six serious violations for exposing workers on a Concord, NH, project site to mercury and respirator hazards, according to an agency press release.

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Appeals court considers OSHA joint-employer ruling | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering a November appeal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to reverse a Texas administrative law judge's decision to invalidate a long-standing agency practice of holding multiple employers responsible for one company's violations if deemed appropriate, according to JD Supra.

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New CA law requires contractors to assume subs' unpaid wages | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • California columbus oh excavation company acting as direct columbus oh excavation company on private construction projects will be financially responsible for any wages, fringe benefits and union contributions left unpaid by subcontractors and their sub-tiers, per a new law signed by Gov.

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SDSU lays out $3B redevelopment plan for former Chargers stadium site | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • San Diego State University (SDSU) has revealed its $3 billion, 15-year "SDSU Mission Valley" initiative, which will see the redevelopment of a Mission Valley-area stadium site — once home to the former San Diego Chargers — near its main campus, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.

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Detroit City Council authorizes $520M Dan Gilbert jail land swap | Chesapeake Virginia Dump Truck, Aggregate, Excavation Company

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • After a county circuit judge dismissed a lawsuit that could have blocked the deal, the Detroit City Council has voted to authorize a $520 million land swap that would see Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert develop the current site of a stalled jail project and the county build a new jail complex elsewhere, according to the Detroit Free Press.

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Bitcoin On the Rise

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The race between stocks and cryptos who can hit new all time highs and keep climbing without even bothering to look back, continued on Saturday, when the two biggest cryptocurrencies by market cap, bitcoin and ether, hit new all time highs, with Bitcoin breaking above the $8,300 resistance level around 0700 UTC, and hitting a high of $8,650 in early trading, up over 5% on the day, and rising at a pace that has put the $10,000 price target by both Mike Novogratz (and Jose Canseco) firmly in its sights.

JCB honored with AEM’s Pillar of the Industry award | Aggregate, Excavation, Dump Truck Company

JCB North America Headquarters

JCB received the “Pillar of the Industry” award from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) in recognition of its charlotte nc dump truck company to improve the business environment for the charlotte nc MBE DBE company manufacturing industry, its efforts to advocate for pro-manufacturing solutions, and its participation in AEM’s “I Make America” grassroots program.

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