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Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of money” to fix America’s roads and bridges

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Toro buys BOSS snowplows, salt and sand spreaders

Toro buys BOSS snowplows, salt and sand spreaders

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 29, 2014

Toro will buy the BOSS business of Northern Star Industries, based in Iron Mountain, Michigan. BOSS makes snowplows, salt and ...

Volvo CE earnings jump 31% during 3Q despite flat sales

Volvo CE earnings jump 31% during 3Q despite flat sales

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 24, 2014

Continued weak demand for construction equipment in China has negated sales gains in other parts of the world for the ...

JCB to cut 150 jobs in UK due to decline in global demand

JCB to cut 150 jobs in UK due to decline in global...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2014

JCB has announced it is cutting 150 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Staffordshire, England. According to a report from the ...

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur innovation in highway funding

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 14, 2014

In November, Texans will go to the polls and vote on Proposition 1, which, in a nutshell, proposes to take ...

Caterpillar leadership sees shake-up as heads of mining and dealer support announce retirement

Caterpillar leadership sees shake-up as heads of mining...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2014

Caterpillar has announced the retirement of two group presidents and a vice president, all of which will take effect early ...

VP of New York construction firm charged with embezzling $266k in fuel, vehicles, supplies and labor

VP of New York construction firm charged with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 13, 2014

The vice president of a Syracuse, New York, construction firm who rose through the ranks in 13 years with the ...

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens shortage of skilled workers as Tesla looms

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

After successfully wooing electric car maker Tesla to build its massive gigafactory through $1.25 billion in tax incentives, the state ...

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for sand as global demand for concrete grows

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

Once-beautiful beaches in many parts of the world are losing their most distinctive feature at an alarming rate due to ...

Hiring an accounting firm can save your construction company money. Here’s how to find the right one

Hiring an accounting firm can save your construction...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 06, 2014

Since many construction companies start out as just one guy with a truck and a piece of equipment or two, ...

Construction critical to growth of unconventional energy market

Construction critical to growth of unconventional...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 01, 2014

Construction is a key player throughout the “unconventional” oil and gas supply chain, according to a just-released study by the ...

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