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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 ...

8 reasons why you pay too much for your equipment’s tires… and what you can do about it

8 reasons why you pay too much for your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2014

Contractors hate leaving money on the table at a bid letting. But how much money are you wasting by neglecting ...

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to Wm. Winkler Company’s success

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 01, 2014

"We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Company.  In fact, concrete has ...

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