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California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant construction equipment as a competitive advantage

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 26, 2015

Andrew Allen, president of R. J. Allen Inc, has a different perspective on California Air Resources Board regulations, which require ...

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan support as method for funding long-term highway bill this year

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

After President Barack Obama made a brief mention of infrastructure funding in his State of the Union address last week, ...

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of Connecticut bridge

Excavator operator survives nasty rollover off of...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

An excavator operator escaped a serious machine rollover while working alongside a bridge in Connecticut recently. According to a report from the Record-Journal, ...

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places urgency upon New Jersey bridge inspections

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places...

Business

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 23, 2015

Aging infrastructure issues are well-known topics across the political landscape, as President Obama alluded to in his recent State of the ...

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to construction equipment facilities

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2015

John Deere announced today that it would layoff 910 employees across five agricultural equipment factories in Iowa and Illinois as the ...

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job, faceplants into a hole

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job,...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2015

We're not really sure what was going through this crew's mind when they thought this massive piece of rock could ...

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction crew’s productivity

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 23, 2015

  "The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, ...

The RTG 21 T prepares to hoist a steel sheet pile prior to pile driving. The narrow workspace was positioned between the dunes and the ocean within close proximity to multi-million-dollar beachfront homes.

How EIC Associates shored up New Jersey’s Superstorm...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 22, 2015

The Borough of Mantoloking, New Jersey, was among the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy. To mitigate the impact of ...

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80%...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...

After being speared in the head by a huge piece of rebar, this guy probably won’t forget his hard hat again

After being speared in the head by a huge piece of...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

A Chinese construction worker has somehow survived having a massive piece of rebar becoming lodged in his head. According to the New York Post, ...

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