In the first week of 2018, the world's first 3D printed offshore crane hook, manufactured by worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, Huisman, successfully passed its load test (80mt) and all associated quality control checks according to the strictest criteria. Crane hooks are typically manufactured by casting or forging techniques….
Oak Island is a dream for buried-treasure hunters, tantalizing them with links to 14th-century explorers, 17th-century gold coins and mysterious coded messages. For nearly 200 years, the island has drawn treasure-seekers. Among them are two Michigan brothers, Rick and Marty Lagina, who a decade ago invested in the mile-long piece of land off the coast of Nova Scotia and began to paw through its soil….
Texas Transportation Commissioner Tryon Lewis and State Rep. Drew Darby led a gathering of county, state and transportation officials in a rail spike-driving event today to commemorate federally-funded projects to rebuild 90.8 mi. of track on the South Orient Rail Line in West Texas. The event held at the San Angelo Railway Museum was punctuated by putting hammer to a golden spike to celebrate the improvements funded through the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Freight Network….
Terex Advance will exhibit at World of Concrete from Jan. 23 -25 2018 in Las Vegas in Central Hall Booth #C5172. Terex Advance will unveil a new purpose-built series of front discharge mixer trucks, designed to be a true rear discharge market disrupter. Mark Aubry, director of Customer Engagement at Terex Advance said, “The features and benefits of this new design will enable customers to operate efficiently and boost return on their investment and will be the center of attention at World of Concrete.”Terex Advance will host a press conference in the booth on Tuesday, Jan….
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) recently renewed their alliance to continue promoting safe and healthful working conditions for female construction workers. The five-year alliance will focus on hazards of particular concern to women in the construction industry, including personal protective equipment selection, sanitation, and workplace intimidation and violence….
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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) completed its annual Consolidated Transportation Plan (CTP) tour of the state's 23 counties and Baltimore City to discuss transportation priorities. The Hogan Administration's investment of $14.7 billion in Maryland's transportation network was briefed to citizens, county leaders and local officials over the course of six weeks to ensure transparency and dialogue with the customers who are affected by MDOT SHA projects in their region….
Whitefish Energy announced Nov. 29 that its crews have completed their repair work on the important south-to-north 50900 transmission line on the island of Puerto Rico, allowing for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to soon deliver power to many of the neighborhoods in the greater San Juan metropolitan area that have been without electricity since Hurricane Maria hit the island on Sep….
The 40-acre VolvoCE Customer Center opened in June 2014 in Shippensburg, PA, but lately we’ve been breaking (and blowing up) ground to make our 20,000 square foot customer event facility a construction playground. Take a look at the upgrades we’ve made for our operator training events, customer and dealership visits, brand shop and historical Heritage Hall.
Allu USA Inc. has announced Sonoran Process Equipment Company, with locations in Ogden, Utah, and Elko, Nev., as its newest dealer for the full line of Allu Transformer material processing attachments. The company not only provides sales and rental of Allu's unique screener crusher buckets and soil stabilizing equipment, but also complete aftermarket service and spare parts for customers in Nevada and Utah….
LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan approved $16 million in tax incentives Oct. 24 to aid the Detroit Pistons' construction of a practice facility and headquarters in downtown Detroit, money the team said is needed to defray expensive work removing contaminated soil. The $107 million, four-story building will be jointly constructed by Pistons Performance LLC and the Henry Ford Health System, and will also include retail/restaurant space, a parking deck and a sports medicine and medical office facility….