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<ul><li><p>About 30 percent of the structural work is complete.</p><p>Designed to offer a variety of steels for energy, power and transporta-tion markets, the new, $1.3 billion Big River Steel mill in Osceola, Ark.,will be the worlds first flat-rolled flex mill when it opens in mid-2016.</p><p>Situated on approximately 1,300 acres, the facility will be able to produce 1.6 million tons of steelper year. </p><p>I cant begin to describe it, as it truly is one of those things you need to experience in person,said Mark Bula, Big River Steel CCO. Pictures simply cant convey the size and magnitude of</p><p>Worlds First Flat-RolledFlex Steel Mill Set for 2016</p><p>City of Kannapolis Sees</p><p>Smoother Roads8</p><p>Hydrema Breaks Ground on</p><p>New Headquarters20</p><p>Guy M. Turner Invests in New</p><p>Equipment12</p><p>Inside</p><p>The Nations Best Read Construction Newspaper Founded 1957.</p><p> SoutheastEdition</p><p>$3.00</p><p>Published Nationally</p><p>November 25, 2015 Vol. XXVII No. 24 470 Maryland Drive Ft. Washington, PA 19034 215-885-2900 Toll Free 800-523-2200 Fax 215-885-2910</p><p></p><p>By Seanna AdcoxASSOCIATED PRESS</p><p>COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) An influx of federalmoney to repair hundreds of roads and bridgesdamaged by last months historic flooding willdo little to improve South Carolinas dilapidatedhighway system. </p><p>Thats because the federal governmentsemergency money can be used only to makeroads safely passable again, said stateDepartment of Transportation Secretary ChristyHall. </p><p>If the roads were bad before, theyre badnow. This is not a betterment program, Halltold the House budget-writing committee Nov.5. If its safe and can be returned to service,thats what were doing. </p><p>Repairs wont make the road like new, sheadded: Its going to look like a patchwork. </p><p>One month after the catastrophic storm, 54roads and 29 bridges remained closed statewide,most of them in Richland, Lexington andClarendon counties. Thats down from an Oct. 5peak of 541 closures, according to the DOT. </p><p>By Thanksgiving, the number of total clo-</p><p>Aid for Roads Wont ImproveHighway System</p><p>By Brenda RuggieroCEG CORRESPONDENT</p><p>Rutgers Universitys Center forAdvanced Infrastructure andTransportation (CAIT) recently unveiledthe BEAST (Bridge Evaluation andAccelerated Structural Testing) a facilitycreated to study future performance and</p><p>lifespan of materials and elements, aswell as maintenance, rehabilitation andpreservation techniques for aging high-way bridges.</p><p>The system is designed to quantita-tively measure stresses and deteriora-tion caused by extreme traffic andenvironmental loading on full-scale</p><p>Rutgers Unveils BEAST toStudy Lifespan of a Bridge</p><p>Data from the BEAST will allowthe projection of future per-formance and longevity of</p><p>bridge materials and compo-nents.</p><p>see BEAST page 74</p><p>see HIGHWAY page 84see MILL page 88</p><p>By Cindy RileyCEG CORRESPONDENT</p><p>Table of Contents ................4</p><p>Paving Section..............39-51</p><p>Trailers Section ............55-67</p><p>Parts Section ................68-69</p><p>Auction Section..........92-101</p><p>Business Calendar ............93</p><p>Advertisers Index ............102</p></li><li><p>Page 2 November 25, 2015 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT GUIDE</p><p></p><p>GEORGIABuford 678.318.9500Savannah 912.964.8079</p><p>SOUTH CAROLINANorth Charleston 843.414.1120Columbia 803.791.0740Piedmont 864.704.1060</p><p>NORTH CAROLINAAsheville 828.687.0620Charlotte 704.596.8283Greenville 252.754.5280Raleigh 919.661.8710</p><p>TENNESSEEChattanooga 423.308.7940Knoxville 865.525.1845</p><p>NORTH DAKOTABismarck 701.250.4882Fargo 701.271.2360Minot 701.839.4020Williston 701.570.5309</p><p>Chrome plated bucket pins and heavily reinforced linkage system along with replaceable wear plates on the arm provide longer life, easier serviceability and overall customer value.</p><p>4 Heavy Duty Linkage and Bucket Assembly</p><p>New electro-hydraulic system and main control valve use intelligent technology to control on-demand flow, balancing engine power with hydraulic pump output to provide maximum production with minimal fuel consumption through high torque at low rpm.</p><p>33 Engine Married to Hydraulics</p><p>Factory-fitted breaker and shear piping (X1) and tilt and rotation piping (X3) increase versatility by enabling a wide range of additional attachments to be used, all with Volvo direct parts replacement capacity.</p><p>2 Auxiliary Hydraulic Piping</p><p>Volvo stands behind the quality of its excavators by offering a lifetime warranty on the boom, arm and frame.</p><p>Lifetime Boom, Arm and Frame Warranty1</p><p>An excavator is an excavator.But a Volvo is a Volvo.</p><p>*terms and conditions apply</p><p> PlusFlexible Financing - Competitive programs designed to fit all needs through Volvo Financial Services.</p><p>6-Year Free CareTrack Coverage - All new Volvo excavators come with a FREE 6-year subscription to CareTrack telematics.</p></li><li><p>CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT GUIDE November 25, 2015 Page 3</p><p>High strength tensile steel X-frame is robotically welded and reinforced on both upper and lower structures. Plus, heavy-duty superstructure undercover plates give additional protection to the machine underside. It all adds up to longer frame life.</p><p>10 Stronger Undercarriage</p><p>Multiple access to grouped service points along with three-stage air cleaner and easy access to pattern control valve for quick and easy servicing with operator choice of control pattern.</p><p>9 World Class Serviceability</p><p>Volvo high torque at low rpm engine design for high performance and class-leading fuel economy, backed by our Fuel Efficiency Guarantee.*</p><p>8 Volvo Certified Engine with Fuel Efficiency Guarantee</p><p>Heavy steel raised walkways with well-placed handrail access for safety and easy cleaning.</p><p>7 Perforated Steel WalkwaysBest-in-class cab comfort, filtration, adjustable seat, armrests, heating and air conditioning, excellent visibility, more storage space, ROPS-certified and anti-glare 8" LCD color monitor.</p><p>6 Volvo Care Cab</p><p>Excellent performance in heavy digging and extended customer value along with a field rebuildable design for ease of service.</p><p>Large Diameter Cylinders5</p><p>Volvo. The name that sets the standard for articulated haulers and wheel loaders is the only name you need to know for excavators.</p><p>Smart Works.</p></li><li><p>Page 4 November 25, 2015 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT GUIDE</p><p>Construction Equipment Guide Southeast Edition (ISSN 1058-6474) is published bi-weekly by Construction EquipmentGuide Ltd. Advertising and Editorial Offices are located at 470 Maryland Dr., Ft. Washington, PA 19034. Toll Free800/523-2200 or Fax 215/885-2910. Annual Subscription Rate $65.00. Call for Canadian and foreign rates.</p><p>Periodicals postage paid at Ft. Washington, PA and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changesto Construction Equipment Guide Southeast Edition, 470 Maryland Dr, Ft. Washington, PA 19034.</p><p>Contents Copyrighted 2015, by Construction Equipment Guide, which is a Registered Trademark, registered in theU.S. Patent Office. Registration number 0957323. All rights reserved, nothing may be reprinted or reproduced(including framing) in whole or part without written permission from the publisher. All editorial material, photo-graphs, drawings, letters, and other material will be treated as unconditionally assigned for publication and copyrightpurposes and are subject to Construction Equipment Guide's unrestricted right to edit and comment editorially.Contributor articles do not necessarily reflect the policy or opinions of this publication.</p><p>Call or write for advertising rates, publication schedule and media kit. The Construction Equipment Guide is not respon-sible for clerical or printer's errors, every care is taken to avoid mistakes. Photographs of equipment used in advertise-ments are not necessarily actual photographs of the specific machine. Similar photographs are used occasionally andevery effort is taken to depict the actual equipment advertised. The right is reserved to reject any advertising.</p><p>specIAl secTIOn</p><p>55 TRAILERSBe sure to check out this special section! Keep up to date with the latest information on trailers.</p><p>feATures</p><p>8 CITY OF KANNAPOLIS SEES SMOOTHER ROADSWITH LEEBOY </p><p>When you have been successful and happy doing a construction job a certain wayfor a number of years, it is often difficult to see how it can be done even better.But construction equipment technology from Leeboy always delivers on its promiseto help get things done faster and more efficiently, and that is exactly whatLeeBoys new Rosco RA-400 pothole patcher is doing for the streets and roadwaysof the city of Kannapolis.</p><p>12 GUY M. TURNER INVESTS IN NEW EQUIPMENT There are several factors that determine how a company grows and what it does.In the case of Guy M. Turner it boils down to one thing hard work and delivering and doing what he says.</p><p>20 HYDREMA BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW U.S.HEADQUARTERS IN GEORGIA</p><p>A great turnout of local dignitaries and representatives of the architects and subcontractors of this project turned out for the ceremony and an opportunity to welcome Hydrema to the location. </p><p>22 UNITED CRANE &amp; RIGGING APPOINTS MIRABILE JR. AS GM </p><p>United Crane &amp; Rigging announced the appointment of Joe Mirabile Jr. to the position of general manager.</p><p>26 D-MAR GENERAL EXPECTS RISE IN PROJECTS, POSITIONS </p><p>Survey findings released by The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)in October illustrated the severity of the construction industrys workforce shortage, with 86 percent of all firms reporting trouble filling hourly and/orsalaried positions.</p><p>28 HASLAM: DECIDE ROAD PRIORITIES Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is calling on state lawmakers to decide on Tennesseespriorities on future road projects before resolving the politically tricky issue of finding a way to pay for them. </p><p>38 GIE+EXPO ATTRACTS RECORD NUMBER OF ATTENDEES </p><p>The 2015 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry &amp; Equipment Expo), co-located withHardscape North America, attracted a record crowd of an estimated 20,000 attendees in Louisville, Ky. </p><p>69 ICUEE NATIONAL CRANE COMPETITION: BOWYERWINS AGAIN</p><p>ALL Crane Rental of Floridas Kenneth Bowyer has once again taken the top prizeat the national crane rodeo competition, also known as the Crane Operator &amp;Rigger Skills Championship. </p><p>82 JCB RAISES $85,000 AT LADY BAMFORD CENTERGOLF TOURNAMENT </p><p>JCB, the worlds largest family owned heavy equipment manufacturer, hosted itsninth Lady Bamford Center Golf Tournament on Oct. 17 at The Club at SavannahHarbor. The tournament is held annually as part of JCBs fundraising events tobenefit The Lady Bamford Center. This years tournament raised $85,000 through164 golfers and sponsorships. </p><p>94 JEFF MARTIN HOSTS FALL PUBLIC AUCTION Jeff Martin Auctioneers Inc. held its Fall Public Auction in Brooklyn, Miss., Nov. 6 to7. This was one of the largest auctions Jeff Martin Auctioneers has held to date.The next auction, in Brooklyn, Miss., will be February 2016.</p><p>97 ISMAEL DOMINGUEZ JOINS GS AS PRODUCTSUPPORT REP. </p><p>GS Equipment Inc. announced that Ismael Dominguez has joined the company asproduct support sales representative. His primary responsibility is selling parts andservice for heavy equipment throughout south Florida.</p><p>equIpmenT</p><p>39 TEREX Bid-Well 4800 Paver</p><p>39 ROADTEC Autotracking Package</p><p>50 WIRTGEN SP15i Concrete Slipform Paver</p><p>depArTmenTs</p><p>90 CLASSIFIEDS</p><p>92 COMING AUCTIONS</p><p>93 BUSINESS CALENDAR</p><p>sOuTheAsT edITIOnCirculated Throughout Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia Louisiana </p><p> Mississippi North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee Virginia Puerto Rico Virgin Islands</p><p>Founder, Publisher &amp; CEO Edwin M. McKeon Sr.Southeast Publisher Richard C. McKeon</p><p>Editor In Chief Craig Mongeau Associate Editor Christine Allen</p><p>Editorial Consultant Pete Sigmund Production Mgr. John Pinkerton</p><p>Controller Tom WeinmannCirculation Mgr. 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Myers, FL 33905P: 239.481.8554F: 239.481.3302Jacksonville8750 Philips Hwy.Jacksonville, FL 32207P: 904.737.6000F: 904.737.1260Lake City539 SW Arrowhead Terr.Lake City, FL 32024P: 386.758.7444F: 386.758.7744Miami(Exports Parts Facility)</p><p>6144 NW 74th Ave.Miami, FL 33166-3710P: 305.477.2442F: 305.477.3383Orlando9601 Boggy Creek Rd.Orlando, FL 32824-8728P: 407.850.9614F: 407.850.0823Tampa8418 Palm River Rd.Tampa, FL 33619P: 813.630.0077F: 813.630.2233</p><p>fl</p><p>When you need quality equipment at great rates, Flagler has you covered. With 0% financing for 48 months on compact excavators, backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders and wheel loaders, youll be digging holes at the construction site, not into your finances.</p><p>You want the job done well.Your machine gets it donewell under budget.</p><p>Smart Works.</p></li><li><p>Page 8 November 25, 2015 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT GUIDE</p><p>City of Kannapolis Sees Smoother Roads With LeeBoyBy Eric OlsonCEG CORRESPONDENT</p><p>When you have been successful andhappy doing a construction job a certain wayfor a number of years, it is often difficult tosee how it can be done even better.</p><p>But construction equipment technologyfrom Leeboy always delivers on its promiseto help get things done faster and more effi-ciently, and that is exactly what LeeBoysnew Rosco RA-400 pothole patcher is doingfor the streets and roadways of the city ofKannapolis.</p><p>The citys public works departmentturned to Carolina CAT in Charlot...</p></li></ul>