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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 ...

With acquisition finalized, Volvo Rents is now BlueLine Rental

With acquisition finalized, Volvo Rents is now BlueLine...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 10, 2014

After its acquisition by private equity firm Platinum Equity -- finalized in January --Volvo Rents has been rebranded BlueLine Rental. With ...

Volvo CE operating income plummets 54% in 2013 despite gains in 4Q

Volvo CE operating income plummets 54% in 2013 despite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2014

Despite encouraging gains in the fourth quarter, Volvo Construction Equipment will be glad to put 2013 behind it. Full-year sales fell ...

Bomag breaks ground on new North American HQ in South Carolina

Bomag breaks ground on new North American HQ in South...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2014

Wednesday morning, Bomag Americas held a ground breaking ceremony for the future site of its new North American headquarters in ...

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 ...

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