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The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the middle signals hope for infrastructure funding

The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 06, 2013

With Chris Christie easily winning his second term as governor of New Jersey and Bradley Byrne winning his first election ...

VIDEO: Filmmaker Werner Herzog details perils of texting while driving in “From One Second to the Next”

VIDEO: Filmmaker Werner Herzog details perils of...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2013

This film has nothing to do with construction, but show it to your employees anyway. It’s the best safety briefing ...

Three reasons every contractor should have taken a summer vacation

Three reasons every contractor should have taken a...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 05, 2013

In Alabama, we’ve just had our tax-free weekend for parents to buy all the back-to-school stuff their kids need. Every ...

Detroit is worth saving: Henry Ford vs. the titans of the Internet

Detroit is worth saving: Henry Ford vs. the titans of...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 02, 2013

Tuesday marked the occasion of Henry Ford's 150 birthday anniversary. A week earlier, the city he helped build went bankrupt. In ...

Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by asking the EPA to calculate how many jobs they’ve destroyed

Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by...

Emissions

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 31, 2013

The president spent an hour last week giving a speech detailing yet another jobs program. During the last election cycle ...

Giving kids the thrill only construction equipment can bring

Giving kids the thrill only construction equipment can...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 24, 2013

Alisa Bennett, one of our 2012 Contractor of the Year finalists, has a keen eye for marketing. She also knows a ...

Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than electric?

Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than...

Emissions

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 22, 2013

Over the 4th of July weekend—while you were busy polluting the air with your holiday grilling—you might have missed this ...

Don’t ignore telematics: How gradually adopting the technology greatly benefits your largest expense

Don’t ignore telematics: How gradually adopting...

Telematics

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 01, 2013

“We think machine communication and connection is a huge change event for the industry, a complete game changer,” Kevin Karlix, ...

Want your construction business to be more successful? Diversify your personnel.

Want your construction business to be more successful?...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 28, 2013

In interviewing contractors across the country for our Contractor of the Year program, Equipment World editors get a pretty good ...

German researcher says Global Warming is a dud

German researcher says Global Warming is a dud

Emissions

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2013

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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