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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 30, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a long-term highway bill to Congress. The bill, dubbed ...

Cummins profit jumps 20% in 1Q due to growing demand in North America

Cummins profit jumps 20% in 1Q due to growing demand in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2014

This morning, Cummins reported sizable increases in both sales and profits during the first quarter and raised its forecast for ...

A year and a half after Sandy’s devastation, New Jersey leads nation in construction job losses

A year and a half after Sandy’s devastation, New...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 28, 2014

After Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast in October 2012, pummeling the New Jersey shore in particular, businesses ...

CARB approves compliance extensions for contractors, small fleets in work truck powertrain upgrade regulations

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Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 25, 2014

The California Air Resources Board voted April 25 to amend some of its emissions regulations deadlines, giving new alternatives to ...

In a digital age, survey shows contractors still value personal interactions with equipment dealers

In a digital age, survey shows contractors still value...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 25, 2014

So how do contractors want to interact with equipment dealers today? A joint Associated Equipment Distributors/Randall-Reilly research project, conducted by our ...

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

Another worker shortage compounded by the energy boom could delay construction of $1.3 billion Dallas hospital

Another worker shortage compounded by the energy boom...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

Construction officials with a Dallas area hospital say their project is losing workers and bidders to stiff competition from the oil ...

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to Congress, but will it be enough?

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

President Barack Obama is preparing to present his proposed $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill to Congress. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ...

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a scientific organization to a manipulable political tool

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 23, 2014

I don't see why people feel compelled to celebrate Earth Day—which was yesterday if you were fortunate enough to avoid ...

VIDEO: Watch our 2014 Contractor of the Year box a guy who outweighs him by 100 lbs. in the Golden Gloves

VIDEO: Watch our 2014 Contractor of the Year box a guy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 22, 2014

You don’t get very far in the construction business without a competitive spirit, the ability to duke it out, to ...

February brings typical downturn for number of new, used construction machines sold

February brings typical downturn for number of new,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 21, 2014

As is typical during the month of February, financed sales of new and used equipment took a dip from January ...

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