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ARA: U.S. equipment rental will grow 7.6% in 2014, exceed $51 billion in 2018

ARA: U.S. equipment rental will grow 7.6% in 2014,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 12, 2014

U.S. total equipment rental revenue will grow 7.6 percent this year, reaching $35.8 billion, but the American Rental Association is ...

PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat not unlike the company’s equipment

PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2014

In 1958 Deere & Company's board of directors approving a radical and forward thinking design for it's new Administrative Center, ...

What it’s like to work at Bobcat: New office gives equipment giant a tech startup feel (PHOTOS)

What it’s like to work at Bobcat: New office...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 07, 2014

Taking cues from several tech companies, including Microsoft, Google and Sundog, Bobcat opened its $28 million Acceleration Center in Bismarck ...

What contractors can learn from the fast-food business

What contractors can learn from the fast-food business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 06, 2014

One of America's unique talents is a genius for logistics. We practically invented the concept and have put it to ...

The 6 signs of a bad construction boss

The 6 signs of a bad construction boss

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 05, 2014

Managing employees can be one of the toughest jobs to face when running a company. Too often, contractors build their ...

Wages for construction workers and heavy equipment manufacturing workers are on the rise

Wages for construction workers and heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

We're now five years into the economic recovery following the Great Recession and pay raises, according to a report from ...

Cummins sales, profit and expectations rise in 2Q due to stronger demand in North America

Cummins sales, profit and expectations rise in 2Q due...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

Cummins has announced gains in both sales and profit during the second quarter. The company has raised its full-year forecast ...

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed Road Crew Crunch, a line of construction-themed snacks

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 04, 2014

Blame it on Grandma. “My grandmother had a snack mix she called Gravel,” relates Daren Rexroad (but please call him “Rex”), ...

CNH Industrial profit up 10% despite sales declines in construction and ag equipment

CNH Industrial profit up 10% despite sales declines in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2014

A slight increase in revenues boosted profit 10 percent at CNH Industrial during the second quarter of the year as ...

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing House’s $10.8 billion highway funding patch

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 01, 2014

The Senate on Thursday passed a 10-month funding bill that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke until ...

Construction adds 22,000 jobs in July; employment now at highest level in more than 5 years

Construction adds 22,000 jobs in July; employment now...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added jobs for a seventh-straight month in July, a streak that has propelled the sector's employment ...

U.S. construction spending drops 1.8% in June with losses in nonresidential and government projects

U.S. construction spending drops 1.8% in June with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. fell 1.8% in June for the first drop in one year. Construction spending fell to $950 ...

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