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The construction industry says, ‘We’re not...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 20, 2009

At Chicago's Soldier Field Today (Home of the Chicago Bears football team) local business leaders, laborers and construction workers rallied ...

Local OSHA offices place emphasis on stimulus projects

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 23, 2009

Local OSHA offices in St. Louis, Missouri, and Wichita, Kansas, have launched programs specifically aimed at stimulus-funded construction projects. The ...

United Rentals fires back at CARB

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2009

Yesterday, we reported on the California Air Resources Board issuing United Rentals a $166,800 fine for violating a law that ...

IronPlanet: It’s all global

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 27, 2009

“We do not view our auctions as based in the country they originate,” says Greg Owens, chairman and CEO of ...

Roush gets green seal of approval

Roush gets green seal of approval

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 13, 2009

The struggling automotive giants should take note from those in racing industry. Roush Performance and their recent partnership with Ford to ...

TARP funded bank won’t lend for construction...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 27, 2009

Despite having received $297-million in Troubled Asset Relief Program money, this bank in Santa Maria, California, is refusing to lend ...

Stimulus bill to small businesses–forget you

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 10, 2009

With Congress about to throw $825 billion out the window for economic stimulus, you'd think there might be a few ...

Bobcat: First compact track loader steel track...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 08, 2009

Responding to requests for a compact track loader with a track capable of taking more abuse in abrasive environments, Bobcat ...

Carbon sequestration plan called a sham

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 29, 2009

One of the big ideas the Obama people floated during the primaries and election last fall was the notion that ...

Diversity program nets 1,400 new construction workers

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 15, 2009

A two-year program aimed at recruiting and training minorities for construction jobs in Los Angeles has resulted in the placement ...

Construction worker turned college football champ

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 09, 2009

You may have seen Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun last night knocking heads with the Florida Gators. Turns out he's a former construction worker with ...

Work to begin on Trans Texas Tollway

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 05, 2009

Sort of.  What was proposed in 2004 as a 20-lane mega transportation corridor spanning most of the state of Texas ...

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