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U.S.-made construction equipment exports fall 25% in 2013, Canada the top destination

U.S.-made construction equipment exports fall 25% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

Following three straight years of growth, exports of construction equipment made in the U.S. fell 25 percent year-over-year in 2013. A ...

How Ritchie Bros. set online records and sold $166 million worth of heavy equipment at its Orlando auction

How Ritchie Bros. set online records and sold $166...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2014

"The Big One" has once again lived up to its name for Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. During its huge annual auction in ...

Ohio Gov. Kasich expands vocational education to middle schools

Ohio Gov. Kasich expands vocational education to middle...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2014

Previewing what he would discuss as part of his State of the State address Monday night, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ...

Milwaukee County dedicates $400,000 to construction, trades training

Milwaukee County dedicates $400,000 to construction,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 21, 2014

Using money from real estate sales, Milwaukee County recently provided a lot of help in the funding of a training ...

FMI nonresidential construction index reaches highest score to date

FMI nonresidential construction index reaches highest...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 20, 2014

FMI’s first quarter Nonresidential Construction Index came in at 64.9 points, showing a 7.5 point increase from the fourth quarter ...

Much improved 4Q and stronger 2013 sales push Terex to “a good year”

Much improved 4Q and stronger 2013 sales push Terex to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 19, 2014

Releasing fourth quarter and full year results today, Terex said it had net sales of $7.1 billion during 2013, up ...

Why the numbers are important: Moneyball’s Billy Beane addresses the equipment, construction industries

Why the numbers are important: Moneyball’s Billy...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 13, 2014

One definite perk of a free press pass is the exposure I get to high-priced talk. Filling a podium is ...

John Deere construction equipment profits rise 32% in another record-breaking Q1

John Deere construction equipment profits rise 32% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2014

John Deere has announced record earnings for the 15th straight quarter, but it's outlook for the rest of the year ...

The Newbie’s Guide to Succeeding in Construction: 7 rules for your first week

The Newbie’s Guide to Succeeding in Construction: 7...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 12, 2014

Our industry needs young men. Young men need jobs. You would think these problems would solve each other, but there's a ...

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big growth for your construction business

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 12, 2014

“I’ve stayed with Larman Construction so long because of this guy right here,” said Fred Barhydt, pointing a finger at ...

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this year; equipment rental penetration index now nearly 53%

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 11, 2014

With healthy returns posted for rentals in 2013, the American Rental Association is forecasting $41.1 billion in total rental revenues ...

Construction companies join forces, commit to hiring more than 100,000 veterans

Construction companies join forces, commit to hiring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 10, 2014

More than 100 construction companies have joined forces in committing to hiring more than 100,000 veterans over the next five ...

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