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DumpTruckLoads.com board launches

| February 20, 2015

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and mobile browsers, that enables members to find trucks or loads. Dump truck owners can receive real-time ...

Peterbilt launches set-forward front axle Model 567

| February 04, 2015

Peterbilt launched a new configuration for its vocational Model 567: a set-forward front axle version suited for mixer and other weight-conscious applications. “The Model 567 SFFA lets customers maximize payloads while helping meet state and federal ...

Tex-Mix Concrete in expansion mode in and around Austin, Texas

| January 29, 2015

The company’s 88 mixer trucks are a common site along I-35 and Texas 130, delivering TxDOT- and city-approved mixes for construction projects from seven plants. The company has two new concrete plants under construction to keep up with demand.

Uptime: Mack TerraPro pumpers get GuardDog support standard option

| January 27, 2015

Mack Trucks offering the GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution standard on Mack TerraPro concrete pumper models, ordered as of April 2015.

‘Truck of the year’ goes severe-duty, vocational in 2015

| December 17, 2014

ATD's program this year recognizes these nominees: the International WorkStar 7600, Kenworth T880 with Paccar MX-13 engine and the Peterbilt Model 567.

Construction fleet updates with T880s

| December 15, 2014

N.C./S.C.-based Blue Max Trucking operators deliver aggregate, equipment, pre-cast concrete and building supplies for construction projects such as airport runway additions, highway widening projects and stadiums.

Western Star suspension option update

| November 12, 2014

Neway ADZ Series drive axle suspensions by SAF-Holland are available as an option for Western Star 4800, 4900 and 6900 models.

High, wide and heavy: Crane haul brokered by Next Exit its biggest to date

| September 25, 2014

DeSoto, Texas-based broker Next Exit Logistics earlier this year arranged a move that ranks as the biggest in its history -- a 100-ton Manitowoc crane, hauled from Texas to Virginia.

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