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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 ...

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall in nonresidential

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 01, 2014

U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent. Spending was at a seasonally adjusted ...

FAA’s new air traffic control system doesn’t support drones; doubts over commercial flight regs increase

FAA’s new air traffic control system...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 29, 2014

Despite a directive from Congress to do so, when designing the new $5 billion program that will replace the current ...

It’s time for contractors to start financial planning for 2015. Here are 3 tips to get you started

It’s time for contractors to start financial...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 29, 2014

Now that the construction busy season is winding down, it’s time to turn your attention to those housekeeping tasks you ...

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2014

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains ...

New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms who serve their communities

New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 19, 2014

Construction firms intent on giving back to their communities may now be honored for their good works. The Transportation Development Foundation, ...

Home starts dive 14.4% in August but homebuilder confidence rises to nearly 9-year high

Home starts dive 14.4% in August but homebuilder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2014

Another down month in August continued what has been a very up-and-down year for construction of new homes in the ...

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your construction company

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 17, 2014

For construction company owners and supervisors, managing a team can be tricky. Often there’s a distinct separation between “in the ...

BlueLine Rental acquires Alabama’s JustRuss Rental

BlueLine Rental acquires Alabama’s JustRuss...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2014

BlueLine Rental, formerly Volvo rents,  is growing its presence in the state of Alabama. The small- to medium-sized construction rental equipment ...

Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery

Is construction “dead in the water”?...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession; contributes the economic value of an entire state

Construction equipment among quickest recovering...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry ...

Don’t mistake our Contractor of the Year program as just another giveaway

Don’t mistake our Contractor of the Year program as...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 08, 2014

Yes, our 12 finalists get a free weekend in Las Vegas. And it’s true they get VIP treatment from sponsor ...

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