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New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 03, 2014

New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in June as industry retains grip on highest employment in 5 years

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in June as industry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2014

For six straight months, the U.S. construction industry has added jobs and held tight to its highest employment figures in ...

If you don’t know how to build a house, how can you build a country?

If you don’t know how to build a house, how can...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 02, 2014

Last week the New York Times ran a story lamenting the loss of quality and craftsmanship in houses built today. ...

Construction workers save elderly woman struck by cab in NYC by lifting the SUV off of her

Construction workers save elderly woman struck by cab...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2014

An 83-year-old woman is recovering from a broken wrist and several fractures in her right leg at Bellevue Hospital in ...

Western Pennsylvania road builders launch “virtual apprenticeship” video game for recruiting teens (VIDEO)

Western Pennsylvania road builders launch...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 01, 2014

The Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania has come up with a promising way to attract more recruits to the industry. ...

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust and may improve gas mileage, but how will they hold up after 30 years?

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

Ford rocked the automotive world with its decision to use aluminum bodies in pickup trucks starting in 2015. This will ...

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q 2015

CNH Industrial to close Calhoun, Georgia plant in 3Q...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 26, 2014

CNH Industrial announced today it will close its Calhoun, Georgia, assembly plant—which manufactures the M Series dozers that Case Construction ...

PHOTOS: Make-A-Wish makes 3-year-old boy a construction worker for a day

PHOTOS: Make-A-Wish makes 3-year-old boy a construction...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 25, 2014

There are lots of little boys who love construction equipment and pretend to be construction workers, but one little boy ...

GEAR: Blaklader intros high-visibility line of construction clothing

GEAR: Blaklader intros high-visibility line of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 23, 2014

If you've been to the World of Concrete or Conexpo shows, you've probably seen the distinctive Blaklader line of workwear—super ...

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear the way for Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

A bill that would temporarily bypass President Barack Obama and approve construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline passed a ...

Hard work, soft touch: 3 steps to becoming an effective, modern construction company leader

Hard work, soft touch: 3 steps to becoming an...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 17, 2014

As anyone who has ever owned a business can tell you, being in charge and being a leader isn’t necessarily ...

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the construction pro and mechanic (PHOTOS)

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 12, 2014

We know. Buying for Dad is hard. But rather than go the easy route and buying him a tie or ...

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