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Ditch Witch sees double-digit growth this year as market for 30,000-pound-and-below drills grows

Ditch Witch sees double-digit growth this year as...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 29, 2015

“The utility markets inside the United States are extremely strong, and we’ve seen our sales up by double digits,” said ...

Home starts drop 3% in August; builder confidence still on the rise

Home starts drop 3% in August; builder confidence still...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2015

U.S. home starts were down in August with decreases in both single-family and apartment homes. The start of construction on new homes ...

Economists hail construction as strongest sector of U.S. economy

Economists hail construction as strongest sector of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2015

With construction spending at a 7-year high, single-family home starts up 19 percent year over year, and hiring at pre-recession ...

Number of construction firms reporting shortage of skilled workers rises to 86%

Number of construction firms reporting shortage of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2015

The construction industry's shortage of skilled workers has only gotten worse in the last year, according to the latest national ...

Allan Myers expands with purchase of new assets, including 2 asphalt plants

Allan Myers expands with purchase of new assets,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 11, 2015

Heavy civil construction and materials company Allan Myers has expanded their presence in the Northeast with the purchase of new ...

Company focused on construction staffing and skills training opens in Alabama

Company focused on construction staffing and skills...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2015

A new company focused on training up skilled construction workers opened its doors recently in Alabama. Wright Way held its ribbon ...

John Deere to cut 180 workers in response to low demand for equipment

John Deere to cut 180 workers in response to low demand...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 08, 2015

John Deere has announced that it will lay off a combined 180 workers across two Illinois manufacturing facilities. According to a ...

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2015

Though hiring has certainly slowed over the summer months, the construction industry continued to add new workers rather than lose ...

Construction spending rises 0.7% in July to 7-year high

Construction spending rises 0.7% in July to 7-year high

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

Construction spending in the U.S. reached its highest mark in seven years in July thanks to major increases from single-family homes and ...

In compact track loader’s decade of dominance, 2 things have become clear

In compact track loader’s decade of dominance, 2...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 31, 2015

Over the past decade, there’s been no bigger machine success story than that of the compact track loader. The revolutionary CTL, ...

Finning teams up with IronPlanet to sell used Cat equipment globally

Finning teams up with IronPlanet to sell used Cat...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 28, 2015

Are you not finding the deals you want in your part of the country for good used equipment? Maybe it’s ...

CNH Industrial cuts 100 workers across 2 plants

CNH Industrial cuts 100 workers across 2 plants

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2015

CNH Industrial has announced that it will lay off 100 full-time workers across two manufacturing facilities. According to a report from ...

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