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 •  September 22

John Deere has announced the Deere 950K PAT crawler dozer, shown during ConExp 2017 earlier this year, is now available at Deere dealers across North American.
“As PAT (Power-Angle-Tilt )blades have become increasingly popular on mid-size dozers such as the 850K, customers have inquired about adding the feature to a larger model. The 950K PAT...

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 •  September 22

Engineers at the University of Nevada, Reno shook the massive model, mimicking the large ground motions of the deadly and damaging 1994 Northridge, California earthquake but amplified to a magnitude 7.5.
The bridge deck swayed, cracks circled the support columns and - in 20 seconds - the earthquake ended and the bridge settled to a stop.
Damaged...

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 •  September 22

Second fatality at the site in 4 months
Two Tishman Construction workers fell35 feet out of a boomlift bucket around 2 p.m.Thursday at the One Manhattan West construction site, resulting in the death of a 45-year old employee of E-J Electronic Installation of Long Island City, Queens. The other worker was taken to Bellevue Hospital in serious but...

Construction Equipment

 •  September 22

Second fatality at the site in 4 months
Two Tishman Construction workers fell 35 feet out of a boomlift bucket around 2 p.m. on September 21 at the One Manhattan West construction site, resulting in the death of a 45-year-old employee of E-J Electronic Installation of Long Island City, Queens. The other worker was taken to Bellevue Hospital in...

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 •  September 21

New solutions for engine protection; With a growing number of commercial vehicles requiring nitrite-free engine-coolant formulations to better protect aluminum components, Shell Lubricants is introducing Shell Rotella ELC (extended-life coolant) Correction Fluid. The new product is designed to restore additive levels in Shell Rotella ELC NF...

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 •  September 21

Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, unveiled plans on Wednesday for a $2.1 billion development of four buildings that will eventually create 24,000 temporary and permanent jobs in the city.
The Detroit Free Press says Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, unveiled plans on Wednesday for a $2.1 billion development of four buildings that will...

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 •  September 21

California files suit against the Department of Homeland Security and its Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, the Customs and Border Protection agency and its acting commissioner, Kevin McAleenan.
The State of California has added its voice to the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall construction, filing suit yesterday against the Department of Homeland...

Construction Equipment

 •  September 21

Construction sales showed exceptional strength in the Asia/Pacific market, up 61 percent
Caterpillar released its retail sales statistics today for the three months ending in August 2017, showing total global sales up 11 percent over this time last year supported by a surge in the Asia/Pacific market to 44 percent over August 2016. North American...

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 •  September 21

California files suit against the Department of Homeland Security and its Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, the Customs and Border Protection agency and its acting commissioner, Kevin McAleenan.
The State of California has added its voice to the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall construction, filing suit yesterday against the Department of Homeland...

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 •  September 20

Watch as the 45,000 square foot circular platform is positioned 500 feet up the Space Needle
Last Friday night, crews gathered at the foot of Seattle's Space Needle to raise a 28,000-pound platform 400 feet up to its position just under the tower's Tophouse. From there, 12 operators controlling independent cables and motors rode the donut-shaped...