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Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid protests (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

After two days of chaotic protests from union supporters and construction industry workers and officials, the Wisconsin Senate voted late ...

China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. used during the entire 20th Century

China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. used...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

So you've probably heard at least a little bit about the wildly expanding middle class in China and the extremely ...

Civil engineers give Utah roads and bridges “B+” grade

Civil engineers give Utah roads and bridges “B+”...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

In its “2015 Report Card for Utah’s Infrastructure” report, The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the state a B+ grade for ...

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them out for jobsite burglary

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

Two construction workers in Key West, Florida, have been arrested and charged with felony grand theft after stealing thousands of ...

DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck owners through an easy-to-use load board

DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 26, 2015

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant deterioration in next decade if current funding levels hold

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

South Dakota suffers from a list of transportation issues, including nationally ubiquitous deteriorated bridges and roads and low funding, in addition ...

John Deere unveils 26G compact excavator: less weight, more lift (PHOTOS)

John Deere unveils 26G compact excavator: less weight,...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 25, 2015

In a continuation of the G-Series upgrades that started in 2013, John Deere has released the 26G and 17G compact ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar powers village’s massive Chinese New Year celebration with a single generator in this beautiful ad

VIDEO: Caterpillar powers village’s massive...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

It's got to be a hard thing to make an interesting ad about a generator. Let alone one that's kind of ...

Construction company expands into the crime scene/meth lab cleanup business

Construction company expands into the crime scene/meth...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

In construction, it's always good for business owners to explore diversification, to look into new ways their outfit is equipped ...

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