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What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about ignoring infrastructure needs

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about...

Posted on Jun 16, 2014

In the search for morality tales about the consequences of inadequate investment in infrastructure, it would be hard to top ...

Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of aluminum by 2025

Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of...

Posted on Jun 13, 2014

By 2025, more than 75 percent of all new pickup trucks produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied, according to ...

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the construction pro and mechanic (PHOTOS)

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the...

Posted on Jun 12, 2014

We know. Buying for Dad is hard. But rather than go the easy route and buying him a tie or ...

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Kubota president, chairman Masumoto found dead in Tokyo

Posted on Jun 04, 2014

Chairman and president of Kubota Corporation, Yasuo Masumoto, has died while staying in Tokyo. The 67-year-old failed to leave his room ...

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to keeping construction crews safe from those harmful rays

A guide to the dangers of the sun and 21 tips to...

Posted on May 22, 2014

As the construction season rolls on, the workload isn’t the only thing that increases. The amount of hours crews put into ...

How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

How to get the most work out of your compact track...

Posted on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

Winter Safety Step 1: Use safety netting/harness systems

Winter Safety Step 1: Use safety netting/harness...

Posted on Jan 02, 2014

Winter brings winds and rain that can cause safety issues for people working high up. With this in mind, it ...

No. 4 Video of 2013: Dump truck driver unaware he’s hauling an inferno

No. 4 Video of 2013: Dump truck driver unaware...

Posted on Dec 31, 2013

The video shows a dump truck calmly making its way through town, the driver apparently unaware that his payload is ...

Are you our 2014 Contractor of the Year? Apply now

Are you our 2014 Contractor of the Year? Apply now

Posted on Aug 16, 2013

Each year around this time we start the search for our next Contractor of the Year. These are contractors who have ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (1-10)

Posted on Jul 31, 2013

One thing I learned long ago was the bottom-line impact of reducing costs.  I don’t mean cutting costs—I mean reducing ...

Building success in the construction industry with 6 management actions (PART 1)

Building success in the construction industry with 6...

Posted on Jun 28, 2013

Whether you’re just joining the workplace, a small or large contractor, work in a dealership or for a manufacturer, there ...

Bobcat completes $6.5 million renovation of Bismark facility

Bobcat completes $6.5 million renovation of Bismark...

Posted on Jun 28, 2013

Bobcat Company has completed a $6.5 million renovation at its Bismark, North Dakota, production facility. The updated facility has 350,000 square ...

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