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Finning teams up with IronPlanet to sell used Cat equipment globally

Finning teams up with IronPlanet to sell used Cat...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 28, 2015

Are you not finding the deals you want in your part of the country for good used equipment? Maybe it’s ...

CNH Industrial cuts 100 workers across 2 plants

CNH Industrial cuts 100 workers across 2 plants

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2015

CNH Industrial has announced that it will lay off 100 full-time workers across two manufacturing facilities. According to a report from ...

Caterpillar to lay off another 475 employees

Caterpillar to lay off another 475 employees

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2015

Caterpillar has announced another round of layoffs, this time releasing 475 employees as the company's cost-cutting efforts in the face of ...

John Deere feels impact of energy slowdown in 3Q as construction equipment sales fall 13%

John Deere feels impact of energy slowdown in 3Q as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2015

After a third quarter that brought more severe decreases in sales and profit, John Deere has cut its forecast for ...

Not even Caterpillar can escape Donald Trump’s disses

Not even Caterpillar can escape Donald Trump’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2015

In perhaps a prime example of just how far Donald Trump will reach to underscore his "Make America Great Again" ...

Home starts up 0.2% in July as single-family gains offset big drop in apartments

Home starts up 0.2% in July as single-family gains...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2015

A jump in single-family home construction starts offset a big drop for apartments as total U.S. home starts edged slightly ...

New survey, hotel developers the latest severe signifiers of construction’s labor shortage

New survey, hotel developers the latest severe...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 13, 2015

In addition to the industry surveys and anecdotal evidence from states and projects all over the country, you can add ...

Terex to merge with Finnish manufacturer Konecranes

Terex to merge with Finnish manufacturer Konecranes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 11, 2015

Cranes and heavy equipment manufacturer Terex will merge with Finnish competitor Konecranes in an all-share deal, the companies announced in ...

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now this California contractor doesn’t chase work

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 11, 2015

Andrew – or Andy – Allen chuckles when asked how he got his start in construction. “I guess you could ...

POLL: Which Presidential candidate would best run a construction company?

POLL: Which Presidential candidate would best run a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2015

Gridlock prevails in our federal government. The highway bill has been stuck in limbo for five years. There are shutdowns, ...

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment falls to 8-year low

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2015

Following a flat June, the U.S. construction industry saw a small increase in employment in July. According to preliminary data from the ...

Contractor of the Year contest honors industry’s best; nominations due Oct. 2nd (VIDEO)

Contractor of the Year contest honors industry’s...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 06, 2015

The Equipment World Contractor of the Year contest is now open for nominations. The program honors 12 finalists each year, ...

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