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Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2013

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com   A whole lot of highway contractors who work on our roads want to see tougher laws, fines ...

Real Costs Vs. Budgeted Costs

Real Costs Vs. Budgeted Costs

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 05, 2013

Software handles the uncertainty between estimates and actual job costs   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor   An Iowa-based contractor has won 80 ...

The Other Dangers

The Other Dangers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 05, 2013

Don’t overlook these jobsite hazards when working near traffic.   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle, Contributing Editor     When you work road construction zones there ...

Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2013

Funds, Funds, Funds   • Agencies intend to take advantage of MAP-21 reforms and also look to more private financing options. • Contractors ...

Volvo Rents acquires Aerial Platform Experts

Volvo Rents acquires Aerial Platform Experts

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 29, 2012

Volvo Rents, a worldwide provider of small- to medium-sized construction equipment, announces the expansion of its operations into Iowa with ...

AGC: Construction material prices rise moderately

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 16, 2012

The cost of construction materials is showing signs of accelerating after moderating in January, according to an analysis of producer ...

RoadWorks

RoadWorks

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 07, 2011

By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson No Gas Tax Hike No Problem? The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has proposed ...

AGC: Construction fatalities decline by nearly 10...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 25, 2011

The number of construction fatalities declined by nearly 10 percent between 2009 and 2010 and by almost 40 percent during ...

Roadworks

Roadworks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 03, 2011

Before you can bid, tell me which candidates you contributed to. By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson It’s always ...

Roadworks

Roadworks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 03, 2011

Before you can bid, tell me which candidates you contributed to. By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson It’s always ...

Roadworks

Roadworks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 03, 2011

Before you can bid, tell me which candidates you contributed to. By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson It’s always ...

Employment construction down 16K in December

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia 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, ...

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