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New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms who serve their communities

New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 19, 2014

Construction firms intent on giving back to their communities may now be honored for their good works. The Transportation Development Foundation, ...

Truck driver hops out of his truck at road work zone, sucker punches construction worker

Truck driver hops out of his truck at road work zone,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2014

As if workers in road work zones didn't have enough to worry about between speeding cars and inattentive drivers, the ...

Home starts dive 14.4% in August but homebuilder confidence rises to nearly 9-year high

Home starts dive 14.4% in August but homebuilder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2014

Another down month in August continued what has been a very up-and-down year for construction of new homes in the ...

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your construction company

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 17, 2014

For construction company owners and supervisors, managing a team can be tricky. Often there’s a distinct separation between “in the ...

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket instead of your hands

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

We've seen plenty examples of equipment operators showing off their skills through interesting demonstrations, but this one from Finland might ...

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled workers, recruits new workers to construction

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2014

A new website has launched that seeks to both find and train up new workers for Colorado's construction industry as ...

Tesla gigafactory will create 3,000 construction jobs in Nevada

Tesla gigafactory will create 3,000 construction jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Tesla, the successful and growing American electric car company, has tapped Reno, Nevada as the site of its massive $5 ...

Construction foreman killed after being run over by motor grader in Michigan

Construction foreman killed after being run over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

A longtime veteran of the construction industry was killed Monday morning in a road construction accident. According to a report from ...

Don’t mistake our Contractor of the Year program as just another giveaway

Don’t mistake our Contractor of the Year program as...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 08, 2014

Yes, our 12 finalists get a free weekend in Las Vegas. And it’s true they get VIP treatment from sponsor ...

U.S. exports of construction equipment down 17.3% in first half of 2014

U.S. exports of construction equipment down 17.3% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 08, 2014

Exports of construction equipment made in the U.S. during the first half of the year are down 17.3 percent, according ...

How one construction firm is using drag racing to recruit new talent (VIDEO)

How one construction firm is using drag racing to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 04, 2014

If you want to catch a fish you need bait. And if you want to catch the attention of a ...

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to largest monthly gain in more than 2 years in July

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 02, 2014

After seeing its first drop in one year during June, construction spending in the U.S. fully recovered and then some ...

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