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Construction adds 27,000 jobs in March

Construction adds 27,000 jobs in March

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2016

For 12 months now, the U.S. construction industry has not posted a loss in jobs. The industry added 27,000 jobs in ...

KHL: Global construction equipment market down 16.2%; Cat retains no. 1 spot

KHL: Global construction equipment market down 16.2%;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 28, 2016

Construction manufacturers across the globe have taken a hit this past year, reports European construction publisher KHL in its releasing ...

Case CE’s Hasler to retire; company taps Harris as new North America VP

Case CE’s Hasler to retire; company taps Harris...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2016

Case Construction Equipment North America Vice President Jim Hasler has announced his plans to retire following 34 years with the ...

Home starts rise in February with single-family jump to 8-year high

Home starts rise in February with single-family jump to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2016

Construction on single-family homes rose during February to its highest level since November 2007, pushing total U.S. home starts for ...

Sandvik merges mining and construction operations

Sandvik merges mining and construction operations

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 17, 2016

Sandvik has announced that it is merging Sandvik Mining and Sandvik Construction into one business called Sandvik Mining and Rock ...

POLL: Are you renting more heavy equipment?

POLL: Are you renting more heavy equipment?

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 16, 2016

As we've spoken to contractors over the last few years, especially with those who were able to keep their businesses alive ...

How an equipment operator turned 1 backhoe into a business with a 30-machine fleet

How an equipment operator turned 1 backhoe into a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 16, 2016

Andy Brown didn’t grow up in construction. His parents and grandparents were successful in the restaurant business. But, what he ...

Heavy equipment simulators helping contractor recruiting efforts in North Iowa

Heavy equipment simulators helping contractor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2016

Projecting construction positions to be among some of the best paying jobs over the next five years, groups in Iowa ...

Vermont’s G. W. Tatro Construction named 2016 Contractor of the Year

Vermont’s G. W. Tatro Construction named 2016...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 08, 2016

Greg and Dawn Tatro, owners of G. W. Tatro Construction, were named Equipment World’s 2016 Contractor of the Year at ...

Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February

Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 07, 2016

The U.S. construction industry continued a now 11-month-long streak of job gains in February with the addition of 19,000 jobs. The ...

Construction spending jumps 1.5% in January on nonresidential gains

Construction spending jumps 1.5% in January on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2016

U.S. construction spending jumped 1.5 percent in January over an already 8-year high reached in December. Total spending rose to $1.14 ...

Another Caterpillar VP retires with company’s consolidation of Electric, Marine power divisions

Another Caterpillar VP retires with company’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2016

Caterpillar announced today the retirement of another vice president as the company continues implementing changes associated with its sweeping cost ...

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