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Opinion: Legalized marijuana bad for construction and society

Opinion: Legalized marijuana bad for construction and...

Workforce

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 04, 2013

Now that Colorado and Washington State have legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, the construction industry will be forced ...

Fleeting fame and ‘Machines of Glory’

Fleeting fame and ‘Machines of Glory’

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 04, 2013

OK, I didn't hate it. After you ignored the cringe-worthy title, the television show "Machines of Glory," which aired on Sunday, ...

Friday 5:05: The Landfill Orchestra

Friday 5:05: The Landfill Orchestra

Construction Blog

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 28, 2012

With all the doom of schoolhouse shootings and the gloom of the Mayan apocalypse deferred, perhaps we should end this ...

Global warming: the ultimate conspiracy theory?

Global warming: the ultimate conspiracy theory?

Emissions

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 27, 2012

If I were to ever concoct the perfect conspiracy theory it would involve something nobody could control (like the weather), ...

Friday 5:05: Christmas kids rock

Friday 5:05: Christmas kids rock

Construction Blog

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 21, 2012

If you think the whole Christmas music market has become a cheesy, exploitative money grab, you’re right. Any day now ...

Five rules for a stress-free holiday season

Five rules for a stress-free holiday season

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 21, 2012

As a child, I thought Christmas was magical. It combines everything kids love: no school, wonderful activities, lots of presents, ...

The beginning of the end for unions?

The beginning of the end for unions?

Workforce

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 20, 2012

Lost in the news cycle from last week was an unfortunate bit about a pro-union protester taking a swing at ...

Friday 5:05: Pat Metheny, “Phase Dance”

Friday 5:05: Pat Metheny, “Phase Dance”

Construction Blog

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 14, 2012

You gotta hand it to a guy who plays so hard he has to put his guitar in a clamp ...

Lessons from landscapers: Set yourself apart from the competition

Lessons from landscapers: Set yourself apart from the...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 12, 2012

If you’ve been on the site lately, you’ve noticed we’ve announced the 12 finalists for Equipment World’s 2013 Contractor of ...

The Ultimate Urban Assault Vehicle?

The Ultimate Urban Assault Vehicle?

Construction Blog

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 10, 2012

I don’t know if I’d characterize a car that would fit in the bucket of a large wheel loader as ...

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