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Senate votes to meet with House to finalize highway bill

Senate votes to meet with House to finalize highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

The United States Senate is officially set to meet with members of the House of Representatives in order to finalize ...

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 09, 2015

After four months of relatively small employment gains, the U.S. construction industry had a big October, adding 31,000 jobs to ...

House passes $325 billion, 6-year transportation bill

House passes $325 billion, 6-year transportation bill

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 06, 2015

America's infrastructure is much closer to having long-term funding following the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passing a new highway bill ...

Continued homebuilding gains boost construction spending 0.6% in September

Continued homebuilding gains boost construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2015

Sizable gains in homebuilding again led to an increase in total U.S. construction spending in September. Construction spending increased 0.6 percent ...

Thousands of Caterpillar employees take early retirement as cuts continue

Thousands of Caterpillar employees take early...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2015

As Caterpillar begins its extensive workforce cuts around the world, thousands of employees have decided to take an offer of early ...

Terex profit falls 24% in 3Q as sales slip across divisions

Terex profit falls 24% in 3Q as sales slip across...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2015

Citing a marketplace that "remains challenging," Terex announced another down quarter for the year, with its Aerial Work Platforms division continuing ...

Volvo CE reports increased market share despite sales, profit drops in 3Q

Volvo CE reports increased market share despite sales,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 26, 2015

Despite continued growth in the North American market, Volvo Construction Equipment sales and profit dipped during the third quarter. The manufacturer ...

Caterpillar CEO voices confidence in strength of key industries despite 64% profit decline in 3Q

Caterpillar CEO voices confidence in strength of key...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2015

After preparing everyone last month for the likelihood of continued bad news on the financial front with the launch of ...

Charles Machine Works veteran Kevin Smith tapped as next president of HammerHead Trenchless

Charles Machine Works veteran Kevin Smith tapped as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2015

A longtime veteran at parent company Charles Machine Works (CMW), Kevin Smith has been named the new president of HammerHead ...

Construction firms paying their bills earlier the latest indicator of U.S. industry’s strength

Construction firms paying their bills earlier the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 12, 2015

Calling the findings evidence of a clear "upswing" in the U.S. construction industry, a U.K.-based credit reporting agency says American ...

Construction adds 8,000 jobs in September

Construction adds 8,000 jobs in September

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2015

September brought another positive month to the U.S. construction workforce with an addition of 8,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.396 ...

ARTBA honors 5 members with division awards

ARTBA honors 5 members with division awards

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 02, 2015

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association gave division awards to five members at the its national convention on Wednesday. ARTBA announced ...

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