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Bertha ends her Alaskan Way voyage in Seattle
Seattle's State Route 99 viaduct is coming down. David Arminas was on site. Bertha, the world's largest diameter earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine, with a cutterhead diameter of 17.5m, is no more. Her 2.7km journey underneath the...
TISPOL 2017: Europe's road safety record suffers as austerity bites hard
Police budgets are being slashed, staff numbers are falling and Europe's long-term trend towards ever-fewer road deaths has ground to a halt. Does Europe's road network face a far more dangerous future? Geoff Hadwick reports from TISPOL 2017 in...
Strong investment growth in the world's highways was a key driver in John Deere and Wirtgen coming together
John Deere's recent acquisition of the Wirtgen Group was driven by the way in which two leading equipment manufacturers could come together with no product overlap and target strong investment growth in the world's highways sector
Efficient processing of RAP in the mix
There are important methods aimed at the reuse and recycling of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) a number of problems have to be solved however, mainly concerning the elimination of moisture content and how best to heat the RAP without...
Regensburg road revamp will widen key stretch
Work is now commencing on widening a stretch of the A3 Autobahn where it passes through the Bavarian city of Regensburg. The 15km section of the...
20 February 2018
Environmental study for Zambia road link
The environmental study for the proposed Mwenda to Kashiba road project is now starting. Stretching 187km, the road project will improve the...
20 February 2018
Road asset management, a common challenge for PIARC in PPRS 2018
The Paris-based World Road Association PIARC is backing the Pavement Preservation Recycling Summit (PPRS) to be held in Nice next...
20 February 2018
Construction contract commencing on Colombia's Toyo Tunnel
Work is now starting on Colombia's Toyo Tunnel (Tunel del Toyo) project. The 9.8km long tunnel is being built by a subsidiary of the Spanish FCC...
19 February 2018
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Colombia bridge project faces delays after collapse
Construction to start on Chile's key bridge project
Chinese tunnel connection mega-project commencing
Nicaragua road project funding deal
Slovakia tunnel sections underway but some delays
Malaysia bridge feasibility study to show project viability
Advances in asphalt compaction are delivering increased performance
Colombia tunnel construction contract commencing
Colombia tunnel construction cost climbs
Amey installing LED luminaires in a 3-year contract in Manchester
Ammann is helping boost RAP use in China
The use of a new Ammann plant is helping to improve RAP usage in China with the manufacturer and the Chinese Government working together to gather and evaluate production...
Berghaus ProTec-Tor 50 and ProTec-Tor 120 offers tool-free access
Berghaus' ProTec-Tor 50 and ProTec-Tor 120 mobile crash barriers are tool-free solutions to open a quick access point for emergency services. They are part of the German...
Versatile asphalt production in Finland
The new AMOPEPPER plant is now being tested at the AMOMATIC facility in Paimio, Finland. The way the system works is that the plant can be moved to an area where RAP material...
Ciber discusses optimizing asphalt mixes
A good quality mix plays an important role in road construction and the asphalt manufacturing process starts with the mix design in the laboratory, which takes place under...
Faster and more efficient earthmoving with machine control
The use of sophisticated machine control tools from Trimble has helped US contractor Beaver Excavating deliver a project more efficiently. In the US, earthworks contractor...
New Astec asphalt plant for Mexico City
Astec has commissioned a highly sophisticated asphalt plant in Mexico City to meet specific customer needs for a high quality output with minimal environmental impact....
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The global road safety crisis needs to be addressed
Distracted driving report from European nations
Volz: process optimisation in road construction
Volvo CE's Carl Slotte explains the division's current line-up
Pay attention to The Ray, urges WheelRight's John Catling
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South America sales down but set to comeback
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Peru's award winning road construction project
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Khabarovsk Bypass to raise transit potential of Russian Far East
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Chinese road building with Caterpillar excavators
First mini excavators supplied to Oman
Road user charging comes to the UK?
Terex and Webasto keep rigid dump trucks hot in deepest winter
Symology supplies the foundations for Tarmac's Street Works business
CASE's new C-Series mini excavator
Taking the coast road on Reunion Island
New Zealand's Waterview project is moving closer to completion
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Denmark lags the rest of Europe in the sales of electric car
Mersey Gateway shortlisted for the UK's CIEEM ecology award
Clean air solution to cut pollution
EQAR calls for a European-wide recycling plan
IRF Announces Winners of 2017 Global Road Achievement Awards
IRF India promotes road safety education in India to reduce casualties
IRF Global Road Achievement Awards to be presented
Interview with Jean Todt FIA president
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Singapore's safety success continues with falling crash rate
The risk of drugged driving on Europe's roads
Europe's single vehicle crashes
The cost of crashes impacts on GDP
Reserve your place at the 1st European Road Infrastructure Congress (ERIC)
ERF and AVTODOR cement safety cooperation to cut casualty toll
Samoter-Asphaltica 2014 sparks greater Italian optimism
Major success for bC India despite challenging economic conditions
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