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Mar 21, 2014
Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman in charge
I saw something this week that caught my eye: A Tweet linking to a Harvard Business Review post said a ...
Mar 18, 2014
IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate proper technique
The International Powered Access Federation and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators again teamed up at ConExpo-Con/Agg, this ...
Feb 24, 2014
Wall Street tycoon wants to save the planet with attack ads, should have studied engineering instead
The New York Times on Tuesday prominently reported the plans of a hedge fund manager who intends to splatter the ...
Feb 24, 2014
Community involvement, business acumen drives Phillips Companies, one of our 2014 Contractor of the Year finalists
“How about some basketball tonight?” It turns out that Brad Phillip’s question to me was less about cheering on the Wright ...
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Myths and facts about diesel particulate filters.
There are many opinions and misconceptions out there about using diesel particulate filters (DPF or exhaust filter) for controlling engine…
Feb 20, 2014
UAW defeat in Chattanooga ought to be a wake up call for unions: This ain’t Germany
Last week when factory workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, facility voted against forming a union, the headlines characterized it as ...
Jan 28, 2014
Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co., 2014 Contractor of the Year finalist (VIDEO)
“We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Co., one of 12 ...
Jan 13, 2014
Already break your New Year’s resolutions? 3 tips for getting back on track
In a couple of weeks, people will be lamenting about their broken New Year’s resolutions. Their friends who don’t make ...
Dec 06, 2013
Ken Kesey, Obamacare and you
With the holidays approaching, the construction season winding down and the federal government flailing about trying to take over 1/6th ...
Nov 22, 2013
Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is the next Obamacare
California is chugging along in it's crusade to build a high-speed rail system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco. How ...
Nov 15, 2013
When you’re in those airport security lines over this holiday season, remember: Everyone’s got a job to do
Shuffling through the airport security line a few weeks back I had the strange sensation I'd been here before—years ago. ...
Nov 06, 2013
The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the middle signals hope for infrastructure funding
With Chris Christie easily winning his second term as governor of New Jersey and Bradley Byrne winning his first election ...
Aug 12, 2013
VIDEO: Filmmaker Werner Herzog details perils of texting while driving in “From One Second to the Next”
This film has nothing to do with construction, but show it to your employees anyway. It’s the best safety briefing ...
Aug 05, 2013
Three reasons every contractor should have taken a summer vacation
In Alabama, we’ve just had our tax-free weekend for parents to buy all the back-to-school stuff their kids need. Every ...
Aug 02, 2013
Detroit is worth saving: Henry Ford vs. the titans of the Internet
Tuesday marked the occasion of Henry Ford's 150 birthday anniversary. A week earlier, the city he helped build went bankrupt. In ...
Jul 31, 2013
Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by asking the EPA to calculate how many jobs they’ve destroyed
The president spent an hour last week giving a speech detailing yet another jobs program. During the last election cycle ...
Jul 24, 2013
Giving kids the thrill only construction equipment can bring
Alisa Bennett, one of our 2012 Contractor of the Year finalists, has a keen eye for marketing. She also knows a ...
Jul 22, 2013
Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than electric?
Over the 4th of July weekend—while you were busy polluting the air with your holiday grilling—you might have missed this ...
Jul 01, 2013
Don’t ignore telematics: How gradually adopting the technology greatly benefits your largest expense
“We think machine communication and connection is a huge change event for the industry, a complete game changer,” Kevin Karlix, ...
Jun 28, 2013
Want your construction business to be more successful? Diversify your personnel.
In interviewing contractors across the country for our Contractor of the Year program, Equipment World editors get a pretty good ...
Jun 24, 2013
German researcher says Global Warming is a dud
This morning’s Spiegel (the German equivalent of Time magazine) has a refreshingly sober interview with Hans von Storch, one of ...
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VIDEO: Massive earthmover tire explosion shows why you should cage 'em before you inflate 'em
Ford suspends production of F-150, other models amid sales drop
Caterpillar "more aggressive" on cost reduction cuts than anticipated due to market weakness
Caterpillar's new MH3295 material handler a marriage of 390F and 385C excavators
U.S. highways are shifting to alternative interchange designs
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
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