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AGC swears in organization’s first female...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 25, 2011

Kristine Young, the chief executive officer of Des Moines, Iowa-based Miller the Driller, became the first-ever woman to lead the ...

Construction employment down in December

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2011

Employment in construction declined by 16,000 during the month of December 2010 as the industry’s unemployment rate hit 20.7 percent, ...

AGC: Construction spending up, but industry still...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2011

Construction spending increased by 0.4 percent in November, the third straight rise in the total, the Associated General Contractors of ...

Transportation group TRIP names chairman of board

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 27, 2010

A Fargo, N.D., construction executive has been named chairman of the board of TRIP, a national, nonprofit transportation research group ...

Stimulus funds boost construction spending

Posted by on Jun 15, 2010

Construction spending rose to $869 billion between March and April this year thanks to stimulus funds, according to an Associated ...

A road without stripes

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 24, 2010

A shortage of traffic striping paint has left road crews and transportation departments without the paint they need to separate ...

U.S. construction industry adds 14,000 jobs

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 24, 2010

The nation's construction industry added 14,000 jobs nationwide in April, according to the Labor Department, marking the first back-to-back monthly ...

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