Transportation Issues Fail on Election Day

nssgaNovember 7, 2012 – Everyone knows that President Obama was re-elected, the Democrats held onto the Senate and the Republicans held onto the House of Representatives yesterday. According to NSSGA, three transportation ballot measures at the local level seeking increased sales or gas taxes went down to defeat.

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Get Out and Vote

imagesNovember 5, 2012 – I'm sure that you are, like me, tired of being bombarded by election information. But it is your responsibility as an American to vote, so please head out to the polls and cast your ballot.

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Our Infrastructure Deficit

eblumenauerOctober 29, 2012 – In an election cycle where very little is being said about infrastructure, it is interesting to note the discussion in the National Journal's Transportation Experts Blog.

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Crushing Up a Storm

Metso MineralsOctober 24, 2012 – I am blogging live this week from Metso's 2012 New Product Expo in Columbia, SC. New Metso products unveiled include the HP3 cone crusher, C120 jaw crusher, Lokotrack ST2.4 mobile screen, CT3.2 mobile conveyor, LT106 jaw plant and the latest vibrating equipment. In addition to showing new products, Metso is also re-introducing its GP cone crusher product line. Other Metso products featured include spare and wear parts, conveyor accessories, pumps and Trellex screening media solutions.

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Cat Unveils Hybrid Excavator

CatOctober 16, 2012 - At a special media event in Peoria,Ill., Caterpillar introduced the 336E H hybrid excavator, an innovative machine that its says can deliver up to 50 percent greater fuel efficiency. The product launch was spearheaded by Ken Gray, global product manager for large hydraulic excavators. The machine will be rolled out in Europe, Japan and North America. The company also introduced the 966K XE wheel loader, a fuel-efficient machine with Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB solutions. Look for a full report in an upcoming issue of Rock Products.