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Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence slips

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

The rate of construction on new single family homes fell in November and with it went the rate of all ...

6th Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar has a ride-on dozer for kids now; turns on a dime, makes Power Wheels look lame (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

6th Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar has a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

If your kid loves big machines and dirt, here's the item that should be at the top of your shopping ...

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5 billion from federal construction accounts

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

Two days after the legislation was passed by a tight vote in the House, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion ...

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely on next year’s bond issue for road projects

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 15, 2014

Gov. Robert Bentley says he has no plans to ask the Alabama legislature to raise the state’s 16-cent-per-gallon gas tax, ...

Why we don’t run straight press releases and why you should care

Why we don’t run straight press releases and why you...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 12, 2014

We get press releases daily from companies who want to tell our audience about new products, initiatives and corporate changes. ...

Blind spider inflates San Antonio highway project cost by $30 million

Blind spider inflates San Antonio highway project cost...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 12, 2014

A construction project at one of San Antonio's most congested areas of traffic that has been delayed for the past ...

Construction worker dies after roof collapses beneath him in Michigan

Construction worker dies after roof collapses beneath...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 12, 2014

A construction worker was killed Wednesday in Churchill Township, Michigan, after falling through the roof of the building he was ...

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations until 2017 or later

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration is so far behind in creating regulations for commercial drone and unmanned aerial vehicle use that ...

Rugged new Trimble LL300S laser level stands up to jobsite abuse

Rugged new Trimble LL300S laser level stands up to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 11, 2014

Sensitive electronics don't mix well with rough jobsite conditions, but the new generation Spectra Precision LL300S laser level was built ...

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter to win a LEGO Technic Volvo wheel loader!)

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 08, 2014

It's that time of year again. Time to face down traffic and head to the shopping malls and department stores, ...

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and abandoned in icy Lake Michigan

Brand new excavator driven off a 60-foot bluff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

A brand new 20-ton Komatsu excavator was discovered in Lake Michigan earlier this week near Milwaukee and police are trying ...

Komatsu launches PC290LC-11 long-arm hydraulic excavator with fuel economy, cab improvements

Komatsu launches PC290LC-11 long-arm hydraulic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 03, 2014

Komatsu today introduced an update to its PC290LC long-arm hydraulic excavator. The new PC290LC-11 replaces the -10 model, is outfitted ...

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