Nov
    12
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  US DOT is getting ready to start a fascinating study on how automated vehicles will impact “drivers and operators of commercial vehicles, including labor displacement.”  The prep work for the $1.5 million studies has been available for review lately because DOT is soliciting comments on the scope of the...

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    Nov
    05
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  In a way, a recent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) finding may be as significant as the particular project itself.  FERC announced availability last week of a draft EIS regarding the Texas LNG Project, proposed by Texas LNG Brownsville, LLC.  That’s not particularly newsy – draft docs are part...

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    Oct
    29
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  Last June 26 EPA posted a call for information asking interested parties to submit information on any “adverse public health, welfare, social, economic, or energy effects which may result from various strategies for attainment and maintenance of existing, new, or revised NAAQS” (National Ambient Air Quality Standards, e.g., ozone, particulates,...

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    Nov
    11
    DEWALT® Expands 20V MAX* System with Inflator
    DEWALT® Expands 20V MAX* System with Inflator I don’t know about you but one of the things I find I constantly need to do is add air to my car, truck, ATVs, utility vehicles, bike, mower, snow blower, pressure washer tires – actually anything that has pneumatic tires (that includes my...

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    Oct
    30
    CASE Introduces All-New TV450 Compact Track Loader
    CASE Construction Equipment introduces the all-new TV450 compact track loader (CTL), a new 10,610-pound vertical-lift machine with a rated operating capacity of 4,500 pounds at 50 percent tipping load. The newest and largest CASE CTL ever built features an industry leading 9,188 pounds of breakout force, and optional high-flow (3,450...

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    Oct
    29
    CATERPILLAR PRODUCES 40,000TH LARGE DOZER
    The legacy of the Cat® large dozer began a little more than 40 years ago with a revolutionary elevated sprocket and new undercarriage design that looked unlike any dozer of its day. The groundbreaking suspended undercarriage with high drive design conformed to the ground better than standard oval tracks, helping...

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    Nov
    02
    Matt Jeanneret Has Been Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ARTBA
    Matthew J. Jeanneret has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), effective Nov. 1. Matt Jeanneret Jeanneret, who joined ARTBA in 1998 as director of public affairs, has been serving as the association’s deputy chief operating officer since January. ...

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    Oct
    01
    AEM Encouraged by Trilateral Trade Agreement
    Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement today about the announced United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a step in the right direction,” said Dennis Slater, President of AEM. “Trade agreements provide better access to customers across the globe and help us...

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    Sep
    21
    Michelin Celebrates the Spirit of Exploration and Travel with Nationwide Rock-Painting Contest
    In the early days of motoring, Edouard and Andre Michelin introduced the famed Michelin Guide to encourage people to drive their automobiles farther and more frequently. They encouraged people to explore and sightsee as they traveled, enjoying their newfound mobility. Celebrating the same spirit of exploration and mobility that continues today,...

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