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The CONEXPO Chronicles

The CONEXPO Chronicles

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CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2014 promised big numbers this year, and the events certainly did not disappoint when they took center stage in Las Vegas, March 4-8.

The Future Is Here

The Future Is Here

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We definitely had to do a calendar double check and make sure it was 2014 and not 2030 after seeing the latest concept machine — a compact excavator — from Volvo Construction Equipment.

Giving Back

Giving Back

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KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA created five limited edition KOBELCO SK350 crawler excavators to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and displayed one of the machines at CONEXPO-CON/AGG last month.

Making a Masterpiece

Making a Masterpiece

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During the five days of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, more than 1,300 people visited the Terex exhibit in the show’s Gold Lot to contribute to the manufacturer’s I Make America artwork.

The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard

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For the past 50 years, the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) has been the leading trade association working solely for the utility construction and excavation industry.

Vacuum Excavation Showcase

Vacuum Excavation Showcase

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Vacuum excavation helps contractors safely identify a utility’s location, saving on costly damage or downtime. Here, four manufacturers highlight their vacuum excavation units.

Building a Better System

Building a Better System

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Unlike service and warehouse industries, construction has many variables and moving parts. Materials of many kinds. Equipment of every sort. Main and satellite jobsites.