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Nighttime Paving Jobs Offer Unique Hazards For Workers

Posted by on 27 July 2012

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Working hours for construction projects are usually determined at the time the construction projects are designed. There are some projects that have certain phases that can only be completed at night. Many major pavement resurfacing jobs are performed at night when traffic is low, making it easier for the ground crew to control traffic and allowing better production in high traffic areas.

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Hyundai Wheel Loader Helps Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Posted by on 19 July 2012

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

So many times when we think of construction equipment, we think of building construction, logging, road construction and a whole number of tough jobs. Earth Care Farms in Rhode Island is proving the Hyundai HL760 Wheel Loader has an environmentally friendly side! Earth Care Farms is a composting business that was started in 1979 by Michael Merner. Their geographic location provides a wonderfully fertile soil for the compost farmers to start with, but the community pushes it to the next level.

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New Law Protects Trucking Industry

Posted by on 17 July 2012

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President Obama Repeals the Healthcare Reform Law's 1099 Tax Reporting Requirement

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Unload With Safety

Posted by on 11 July 2012

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We are always trying to keep our readers aware of the dangers that may present themselves during their day to day work routine. Equipment operators, construction workers, and truck drivers alike run into hazards in their line of work, and need to be prepared for the unexpected. I recently came across another "Safety Watch" that opened my eyes to a serious hazard that I had never been aware of. We see trailers filled with some sort of load almost every day and don? think much about it past that point. Unloading those trailers can be extremely dangerous if their operators are not aware of the proper procedure for that particular job.

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Freightliner Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction!

Posted by on 3 July 2012

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JD Power's 2012 U.S. Heavy-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study led to some pretty exciting news for Freightliner Trucks! They recently announced that Freightliner ranked highest in satisfaction with Heavy-Duty Trucks in Vocational and On-Highway Segments.

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