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Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating into a successful company by managing its size

Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

Glendale Excavating’s three brothers—Tommy, Dany and Greg Giangiulio—take pride in their construction heritage. “We’re third generation operating engineers,” says Dany. “We ...

How 5 construction companies are passing the baton to the next generation

How 5 construction companies are passing the baton to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

1. James: “In talking stages.” James is 65 years old, and has three sons in his excavating business. “We’re just in ...

How to choose who to sell your construction company to and when

How to choose who to sell your construction company to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 04, 2014

Stever Robbins, executive coach with Stever Robbins Incorporated, says assuming you’ll pass your business along to your children carries risk. “The ...

When selling your construction company is the best option

When selling your construction company is the best...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

If you’re in the market to sell your business, you may be in luck, especially if you’re in a geographical ...

How 2 construction companies (one large, one small) decided to close their doors

How 2 construction companies (one large, one small)...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

Keith Andrews, president, RaCON Incorporated, looks at his nearly empty equipment yard from the driver’s seat of his pickup truck. ...

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction Company. How and when to walk away.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 03, 2014

In the wake of the Great Recession, many baby boomer contractors are planning their business’s futures. Specifically, is this the end? ...

Komatsu profit up 26% in first 9 months due to increased demand for construction equipment

Komatsu profit up 26% in first 9 months due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2014

Despite impact from a low demand for mining equipment, Komatsu saw increases in both sales and profits for the first ...

Komatsu and GE expand relationship into a new mining equipment and solutions company

Komatsu and GE expand relationship into a new mining...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2014

Today, Komatsu and General Electric announced the creation of a new company with a focus of creating next generation mining ...

CNH Industrial full-year revenue flat, but 9% profit gain in 4Q adds to overall positive 2013

CNH Industrial full-year revenue flat, but 9% profit...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2014

Following a down third quarter, CNH Industrial saw an increase in profit for the fourth quarter add to an overall ...

LiuGong North America says 2013 was a record breaking year

LiuGong North America says 2013 was a record breaking...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2014

Although it released no numbers, LiuGong North America says the fourth quarter of 2013 was record breaking, “making 2013 the ...

3 things contractors can do to keep valuable workers on staff during the skilled worker shortage

3 things contractors can do to keep valuable workers on...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 29, 2014

The skilled worker shortage has been looming over the construction industry, and the Associated General Contractors’ 2014 outlook shows that ...

Profits drop 33% in 2013, but Caterpillar’s better-than-expected 4Q provides momentum for ’14

Profits drop 33% in 2013, but Caterpillar’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2014

Caterpillar released its fourth quarter and full-year financial results for 2013 this morning, with numbers that were better than expected ...

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