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Used heavy equipment values, auction sales fall in January

Used heavy equipment values, auction sales fall in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2015

The Rouse Rental Report for January activity indicated an 0.9-percent decrease to 46.2 percent in orderly liquidation values (OLV) from December ...

U.S. construction equipment exports fall 13.2% in 2014 with decreases in shipments to all regions

U.S. construction equipment exports fall 13.2% in 2014...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2015

Exports of construction equipment made in the U.S. fell  are down 13.2 percent in 2014, according to an Association of Equipment ...

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

Indiana House votes to repeal state’s common construction wage

Indiana House votes to repeal state’s common...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would repeal a state law that sets baseline wages for ...

PHOTOS: Caterpillar unveils new 3-tower HQ campus spanning 6 city blocks in Peoria (VIDEO)

PHOTOS: Caterpillar unveils new 3-tower HQ campus...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

Caterpillar will make major, but very welcome, changes to the Peoria skyline with the construction of a three-tower company headquarters building ...

John Deere 1Q profit plummets 43% as ag slowdown continues; further declines expected

John Deere 1Q profit plummets 43% as ag slowdown...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

In recent years, as the effects of the recession were hammering the construction industry and the profit margins of heavy ...

Contractor honors his father’s legacy with successful paving business

Contractor honors his father’s legacy with...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 20, 2015

The TCW in TCW Construction stands for “Tony’s Cement Works,” a tribute to the company started by Joe Delgado’s father, ...

Caterpillar hit with $1 billion in penalties, taxes on Swiss unit as feds open new investigation into overseas profit shifting

Caterpillar hit with $1 billion in penalties, taxes on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

If slumping mining demand and oil prices hadn't made things hard enough on the company's finances, Caterpillar is now facing increased ...

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates construction labor cost management

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

You won't find too many contractors that consider themselves a "nerd." But very early on in my conversation with Isaac ...

Terex finishes 2014 with a 27% profit increase but expects sales declines in 2015

Terex finishes 2014 with a 27% profit increase but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

Terex has released its fourth quarter and full-year earnings report and despite consecutive down quarters to finish the year, the ...

IronPlanet, Cat Auction Services hold joint auction while awaiting merger; discuss initial moves into market

IronPlanet, Cat Auction Services hold joint auction...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 16, 2015

Still awaiting the completion of its merger announced in December, IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services held their first joint live ...

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