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Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason Andringa incoming president, CEO

Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 26, 2014

Vermeer Corporation has named Jason Andringa incoming president and CEO, taking over the position from his mother, Mary Vermeer Andringa, ...

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings in Michigan and NYC

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

As temperatures have soared on jobsites across the U.S., so too, apparently, have tempers. Nearly two weeks ago, a construction worker ...

What “Moneyball” and telematics have in common: they both turn information into success

What “Moneyball” and telematics have in...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 26, 2014

If you've seen the movie "Moneyball", you understand how information can become a game-changer.  And if you have any smarts ...

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more productive worker on the construction jobsite

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 25, 2014

“Work smarter, not harder.” How many times have you seen that quote? Over time, the idea that your best performance is ...

Fleet and special order 2015 Ford F-150 buyers won’t get their trucks until next year

Fleet and special order 2015 Ford F-150 buyers...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 25, 2014

Those who plan on being among the first to place a special order for a 2015 Ford F-150 may not ...

Student found dead at Penn State University construction site

Student found dead at Penn State University...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 25, 2014

A Penn State University freshman was found dead on a campus jobsite Sunday morning, according to a report from the Pittsburgh ...

Construction spending booming to record highs in Minneapolis

Construction spending booming to record highs in...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 25, 2014

The city of Minneapolis has issued a combined $1.2 billion in commercial and residential building permits so far this year ...

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2014

At Bellhaven University they're referring to it as "the Guardhouse Incident." With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, ...

Bobcat adds Trimble GPS option to grader attachment (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Bobcat adds Trimble GPS option to grader attachment...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 22, 2014

By adding a Trimble GCS900 GPS grade control option to its grader attachment, Bobcat says owners of its M Series ...

Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated controls, more fuel-efficient D13 engine

Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2014

Following the launch of the new EC480E earlier this week, Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced another Tier 4 Final crawler ...

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