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Foley: Traffic ‘Shameful,’ Malloy Claims Progress

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) While Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended his record on transportation Sept. 15, saying more money has been spent to improve Connecticut's roads and mass transit than prior administrations, Republican Tom Foley claimed the state's traffic woes are still “shameful” and have created “a tremendous social cost.

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Ind. Contractor Purchases Gorilla Hammer That ‘Rocks’

Boyd and Sons Machinery, is an Indiana based heavy equipment parts and used equipment dealer.

Committed to stimulating the local economy, creating opportunities for local jobs, and developing a customer focused vision has allowed Boyd and Sons to experience significant growth since joining the industry in 2009.

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Raleigh Company Aims to Meet Area’s Waste Removal Needs

Getting actual dirt on your hands and coming home dog-tired at the end of the day can still buy success in this country.

Dan Wall exemplifies this idea.

Since 2006, through his hard work and perseverance, Wall was able to turn a one-man, one-truck operation into a booming business.

Wall's Elite Waste Services is a successful firm in the Raleigh area due in large measure t

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Doosan Launches Wheel Loader Snow Pusher Attachments

Doosan has released two new bucket-mounted snow pusher attachments for its 14 to 22 ton (13 to 20 t) weight class wheel loaders and tool carriers, adding even greater utility to these versatile machines.

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Crews Aim to Piece Together $6.4M Barton Bridge in Less Than One Year

A new $6.4 million bridge, to be completed in less than a year, is currently underway on the Warwick/West Warwick town line. The Barton Corner Bridge project will have a minor impact on commuter traffic.

The new bridge is currently being put together (in two halves) on a parcel of land adjacent to the highway under the auspices of general contractor D'Ambra Construction of Warwick, R

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HammerHead Trenchless Equipment Celebrates 25th Year

Challenged to name a market-leading tool that got its start as a prototype built in the family garage, most people might list the personal computer. Ask a utility installer or pipe rehabilitation contractor the same question, and the answer might be in the back of the company truck. The HammerHead Mole, a pneumatic piercing tool that can install a new pipe with “smaller holes, fewer trenches,”

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HammerHead Adds Four New Tools to Piercing Tool Product Offering

HammerHead has introduced four new tools to its pneumatic piercing line. The new models come in two sizes, 4- and 5.125-in. (10 and 13 cm). Both sizes are available in a Catamount reciprocating head model or a fixed, non-reciprocating head model. The new tools are ideal for any underground installation that requires minimal disruption to landscapes, buildings or traffic flow.

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Lawsuit Claims 2013 Philly Building Collapse Caused Death Weeks Later

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit July 22 linking his death to the catastrophe.

Danny C. Johnson, 59, spent an hour buried in the rubble last year and suffered a mild heart attack at the scene, the lawsuit said.

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JRB Rolls Out Its Newly Redesigned, Heavy-Duty Construction Utility Forks

Paladin Attachments has an updated version of its 200 to 500 class JRB construction utility forks. Redesigned to incorporate feedback from customers, as well as engineering design enhancements, the updated models include a lowered top cross tube for increased visibility and a larger 3-in. (7.6 cm)-diameter tube for added strength.

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Louisville Contractor Experiences Zero Downtime With Gorilla Hammer

Louisville Paving and Construction Company purchased the first three Case backhoe loaders sold by Bale Equipment Solutions when the dealership first took on the Case line in 2011, according to Tim Peters, equipment manager.

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