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2K Transportation Projects Funded

President Barack Obama today announced funding for the 2,000th transportation project under the American Recovery and Reinvestment

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Trucking Sees Diesel Fuel Price Level Off

The average retail diesel price in the U.S. rose just one cent from the week earlier to ring up as $2.23 per gallon for the week of April 6, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). That modest rise comes on the heels of the 13-cent jump recorded the week before, suggesting that retail prices for on-highway diesel fuel have leveled off.

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Navistar, Caterpillar Broaden Truck Ties

Caterpillar Inc. and Navistar International Corp. have revealed more details of their rapidly evolving alliance, announcing yesterday that they will jointly build and market trucks in global markets before the end of the year as well as create a full lineup of vocational trucks to be sold by Caterpillar dealers in North America.

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Ag Trucking Lobby Helps Drive Weight-Limit Bill

Efforts by the Agricultural Transportation Efficiency Coalition (AgTEC) have helped move ahead legislation to increase the allowable weight to 97,000 lbs for a single truck on the federal highway system.

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Msha Hiring Mine Inspectors

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration will conduct an employment screening for underground, surface and electrical mine inspector jobs in Kentucky and for general and electrical mine inspector jobs in New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia

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