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A place for old iron: HCEA advances National Construction Equipment Museum plan

A place for old iron: HCEA advances National...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 21, 2014

Long out of space at its cramped 7,000-square-foot headquarters, the Historical Construction Equipment Association launched a new campaign this month ...

PHOTOS: JLG opens new customer training center, proving grounds

PHOTOS: JLG opens new customer training center, proving...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 21, 2014

Classes have begun at JLG Industries’ new $2.5 million customer training center and proving grounds in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania. Quadrupling the size ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

PHOTOS: Polaris DAGOR is the ultimate off-road military truck; could be Jeep of the 21st Century

PHOTOS: Polaris DAGOR is the ultimate off-road military...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Oct 20, 2014

It’s the size of a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, sporting the suspension of an off-road Trophy Truck. It has a curb ...

Kubota introduces R530, R630 wheel loaders with hybrid linkage system

Kubota introduces R530, R630 wheel loaders with hybrid...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 20, 2014

Kubota has added two additional models to its compact wheel loader lineup, the 47.9-horsepower R530 and 61.2-horsepower R630, in a ...

Bob the Builder, construction’s most well-known ambassador to kids, gets a makeover for a new generation

Bob the Builder, construction’s most well-known...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

After entreating and educating children around the world for the last 16 years, the popular cartoon Bob the Builder has ...

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets bored and crushes it instead

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

Just in case you ever dreamed of playing t-ball with a microwave and using an excavator as a bat, this ...

GEAR: Maximize your smartphone’s potential on the jobsite with Ryobi Phone Works connected tools

GEAR: Maximize your smartphone’s potential on the...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

It's easy to forget now that they've become so commonplace, but the fact that your smartphone is outfitted with a ...

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck tires. Here’s an easy way to do it

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Oct 17, 2014

A friend of mine is one of those businessmen who pinches every nickel so hard it turns into a dime. ...

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