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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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Ind. Contractor Purchases Gorilla Hammer That ‘Rocks’

Boyd and Company, a construction company out of Washington, Ind., and Gorilla Hammers, the attachment division of Tech Hydraulics, are family-owned businesses that take a true partnership approach toward serving and working with its customers.

As growth is the common thread that runs through all of the Boyd operations, store manager Kevin Stevens felt that they should add to their list o

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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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Genesis Attachments GSG Scrap Grapple Now Available in 10 Sizes

Genesis Attachments' GSG scrap grapple is now available in 10 sizes.

Ranging in capacity from 0.5 to 2.5 cu. yds. (0.4 to 1.9 cu m ), GSG grapples fit 22 to 88 ton (20 to 80 t) material handlers to meet a wide range of application needs.

Designed to reduce maintenance, improve durability, lower operating costs and enhance safety, Genesis Scrap Grapples feature:

• Identica

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Paladin Attachments Welcomes New Customer Service Director for Heavy Attachments

Paladin Attachments welcomes Christian Heller as the new director of customer service in the Akron, Ohio, office.

Heller brings to Paladin a strong background in inside sales management, customer service roles and continuous improvement initiatives in a variety of business-to-business sales organizations.

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Kubota’s Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade Takes Productivity to a New Level

Kubota Tractor Corporation''s hydraulic 6-in-1 blade for the KX040-4 compact excavator is now available at authorized Kubota dealerships nationwide. Operators can now tilt the blade to six different positions, making leveling and backfilling — even on inclines and uneven terrain — easi

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