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Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

10 ConExpos and counting: How construction’s big show has evolved

10 ConExpos and counting: How construction’s big...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 25, 2014

This was my 10th ConExpo. Since the show used to be every six years, and now is every three years, that ...

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most revolutionary decade in the history of heavy equipment and truck technology

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 24, 2014

As ConExpos go, the 2014 show was a welcome shot of enthusiasm for the construction industry. But it was a ...

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman in charge

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 21, 2014

I saw something this week that caught my eye: A Tweet linking to a Harvard Business Review post said a ...

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate proper technique

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate...

Safety

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 18, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators again teamed up at ConExpo-Con/Agg, this ...

Wall Street tycoon wants to save the planet with attack...

Emissions

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 24, 2014

The New York Times on Tuesday prominently reported the plans of a hedge fund manager who intends to splatter the ...

Community involvement, business acumen drives Phillips...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 24, 2014

“How about some basketball tonight?” It turns out that Brad Phillip’s question to me was less about cheering on the Wright ...

UAW defeat in Chattanooga ought to be a wake up call for unions: This ain’t Germany

UAW defeat in Chattanooga ought to be a wake up call...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 20, 2014

Last week when factory workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, facility voted against forming a union, the headlines characterized it as ...

Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co., 2014 Contractor of the Year finalist (VIDEO)

Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co.,...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 28, 2014

“We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Co., one of 12 ...

Already break your New Year’s resolutions? 3 tips for getting back on track

Already break your New Year’s resolutions? 3 tips for...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 13, 2014

In a couple of weeks, people will be lamenting about their broken New Year’s resolutions. Their friends who don’t make ...

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